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Shortly after Biles entered, various althetes from the participating territories joined the celebration. She scored a total of four gold medals, becoming the first American gymnast to accomplish that feat and one of only four women to do so in Olympic history.
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    The superman dived into me and the referees bought it. "I would like to have the opportunity of doing that first". "I said that's not the way that our team should behave and it shouldn't be facilitated". So is that a good return for the $340 million spent on Olympic sports in the last four years? "We didn't get the result that we wanted and that we felt we deserved".
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    A former track star who won silver and bronze medals in the 5 000m at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2004 Athens Games respectively, Kipchoge took the final step to gold by waving his arms in celebration as he crossed the line in 2:08.44, which was well off his personal best of 2:03.05.
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    Seattle won its fourth straight and moved within 2 1/2 games of Detroit and Boston for the second wild card in the AL thanks to another gem from Iwakuma, who struck out eight and has now gone 21-1/3 innings at Safeco Field without conceding a run.
  • Rio Olympics: USA women's volleyball team upset by Serbia in dramatic semifinal

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    Serbia will take on the victor of Netherlands and China in the gold medal match on Saturday night, and the Americans will get the loser in the bronze medal match at noon ET on Saturday. The Americans led 12-10 in the fifth set when Karsta Lowe served into the net, then Milena Rasic answered with an ace. "That was probably the best match Serbia's ever played", Banwarth said.
  • Team USA women's water polo wins gold in Rio

    Team USA women's water polo wins gold in Rio

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    She is also the first African-American to play Olympic water polo for the U.S. women. They've won every major global tournament their sport has to offer over the last two years, justifying their No. Arianna Garibotti and Roberta Bianconi have been the big names for Italy during the knockout rounds. Next up is Italy, which advanced to Friday's final with a 12-9 victory over Russian Federation.
  • An Olympic Race Walker Pooped Himself, Started Bleeding And Still Placed 8th

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    Around the 36-kilometer mark , however, he collapsed to the pavement, which an announcer quickly determined was "the end of it". Yohann Diniz lead for the majority of the race, extending his lead to over a minute a one point. Diniz, who is the world-record holder for the 50 km, felt sick earlier Friday before the race, according to France's L'Equipe . Through 30 kilometers, he had a commanding lead of about a minute and a half that was increasing with each step.
  • Kenyan Margaret Nyairera Wambui pockets Bronze in Rio 800m

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    This, thanks to Olympic gold medals by Wayde van Niekerk and Caster Semenya as well as silver medals for Luvo Manyonga and Sunette Viljoen. Briton Lynsey Sharp who was placed sixth in that race argued that the decision to overturn rules on testosterone suppression made competing against the women's Olympic 800m champion, Semenya, and other hyperandrogenic athletes hard.
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    Campione in pista. Anche da ballo . Il leggendario atleta giamaicano, che in Brasile ha conquistato tre medaglie d'oro, è stato avvistato in una discoteca di Rio de Janeiro nello scorso weekend, in compagnia di alcune ragazze. Complice la voglia di lei, Kasi Bennett , nell'uscire allo scoperto e lasciare l'anonimato. I più maliziosi hanno dunque sospettato che si trattasse di un rapporto a pagamento.
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    Sweden did enough in 120 minutes of soccer and the penalty shootout to advance to the Olympic semifinals. During a shootout with underdog Sweden , the United States lost. I'm really bad at it". The wife of Ashton Eaton, the reigning Olympic decathlon gold medalist from Bend, scored 3,871 points through four events and was 186 points off the pace set by first-day leader Jessica Ennis-Hill of Great Britain, who scored 4,057 points.
  • Alicia Keys Goes Makeup Free on 'The Voice' Season 11

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    We McDonald, "Feeling Good" - This performance was sensational, and what is really interesting about her is that she sounds nearly entirely different when she is singing as opposed to when she is speaking. "I will not be watching this season of The Voice , because of Miley Cyrus..." However, Miley prevailed this time, convincing Walker to join her team.
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    As Yankees stint ends, Marlins to consider Alex Rodriguez

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    Mejia has gotten a hit in every game he has played since May 25, a string that dates to his time with the Lake County Captains of the low-Class A Midwest League. He's friendly with Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, who brought home run king Barry Bonds back to the majors this season as the Marlins' hitting coach. He was then removed from the game for the fans give him one last ovation.