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I made sure that my mind was prepared. She did, running her record to 77-1 and her winning streak to 51 fights with a performance she celebrated by running a lap around the boxing ring, a giant American flag trailing her like a kite. "She has a style that no one else has, but I think it's a style that's beatable and I think I was close today". Slowed all year by a thumb injury that led to speculation she might retire, Park was dominant as ever Saturday at Olympic Golf Course.
  • Joao Mario e Sissoko?…

    Joao Mario e Sissoko?…

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    Joao Mario , che sembrava in pugno solo pochi giorni fa, sta per sfumare: "Mancano ancora pochi giorni alla chiusura del mercato , prima dobbiamo fare attenzione alla questione del Fair Play Finanziario e poi valuteremo se potremo fare un altro acquisto anche se sarà difficile".
  • Blue Jays rally for 8 runs in 8th inning, beat Yankees 12

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    We got a little bit lucky, got Pineda out of the game because he looked like he had his A-game.”. The law of averages was on our side. "We always believe that we're good". Sabathia then walked Melvin Upton, and allowed a double to Ezequiel Carrera . Sanchez, who became the youngest Yankee to bat cleanup before September since Don Mattingly in 1984, led off the second inning with a shot to straightaway center for his fifth home run since being called up on August 3.
  • US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologizes for Rio incident

    US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologizes for Rio incident

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    Ryan Lochte, better known as "the swimmer who is not Michael Phelps", admitted to NBC's Matt Lauer Saturday evening that he "over-exaggerated" the story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio De Janiero . Lochte originally said last weekend that he and his teammates were the victims of an an armed robbery. As opposed to Lochte's statement before that the gun was pointed at his head, he retracted that and said that the gun was pointed in their general direction.
  • 'Marvellous' Rio flames out as Super Abe takes baton

    'Marvellous' Rio flames out as Super Abe takes baton

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    Russian Federation won in those events which were not affected by doping scandals and where its athletes no problems with the admission to the Olympics . Jamaica's Usain Bolt pulled off what is being called a "Triple Treble" - as he took gold in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 metres events, becoming the first person to win all three events in three successive Olympics .
  • Was Australia's Olympic performance underwhelming?

    Was Australia's Olympic performance underwhelming?

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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".
  • American Galen Rupp finishes in Rio marathon

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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.
  • Koehler Brilliant in Marlins Win Over Giants

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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

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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

    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.
  • Usain Bolt tradisce la fidanzata a Rio: l'amante pubblica tutte le foto

    Usain Bolt tradisce la fidanzata a Rio: l'amante pubblica tutte le foto

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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.