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In the Rio Olympics, Team USA won its opening pool play games by an average of 50 points before struggling in the next three games, winning by a combined 16 points. Team members received shout-outs on Twitter, with fans praising Durant, Anthony, Kyle Lowry, and Paul George individually. The Serbs were held to 4-of-24 shooting from distance, and were outrebounded 53-34.
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    La Fiorentina ha pubblicato un comunicato ufficiale sul suo sito sottolineando che gli accertamenti svolti questa mattina hanno rivelato un affaticamento muscolare agli adduttori della coscia destra , per meglio sottolinearlo in termini tecnici una distrazione .
  • Great Britain confirmed to finish second in Rio 2016 Olympic medal table

    Great Britain confirmed to finish second in Rio 2016 Olympic medal table

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    The British Olympic Association chief executive Bill Sweeney also suggested "20 years of investment" could be behind GB's rise. Wins in cycling, rowing and athletics also helped to push Team GB up the table. But Mr Sweeney introduced a note of caution, saying medals in Tokyo would be tougher to come by than in Rio. The BOA fielded men's and women's teams at London 2012 for the first time since 1960 but plans to repeat that in Rio never materialised as Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales ...
  • Dana White Shuts Downs Diaz's Desired Trilogy With Conor McGregor

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    McGregor, the reigning 145-pound champion, wants it to take place at 155 . "I want number 3". From his comments at the post fight press conference, it's clear that a return to featherweight isn't very appealing to McGregor, he talked down a possible rematch with Aldo and revealed he's other options outside the UFC.
  • Keeping it Rio: Brazil volleyball wins gold

    Keeping it Rio: Brazil volleyball wins gold

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    On what it means to him that his players put all their gold medals around his neck at the end: "It means my neck hurts for a few seconds. So by the time you get to that last two-week tournament it should really be more of a celebration", Brooks says.
  • UFC 202: McGregor And Diaz Deliver To Set Up Trilogy

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    McGregor has the UFC featherweight title to defend against former rival Jose Aldo or risk being stripped of the crown, while a possible superfight against boxer Floyd Mayweather - nearly certain to be a boxing match rather than a mixed martial arts affair - has been mooted with both men publicly declaring their interest.
  • Medals awarded in Olympic women's triathlon

    Medals awarded in Olympic women's triathlon

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    And then I also have Jamie Turner, who I've been on this four-year journey with and he's done so much for me. "I'm happy I was able to race here and that I actually made it". Jorgensen placed 38th in the 2012 London Games but has been on a roll ever since. Jorgensen is the first UW female track and field athlete to medal at the Olympics, and she is the first track and field athlete to win gold since Arlie Schardt won gold in the 3000-meter team race at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, ...
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 'vision' that Manchester United can win Premier League

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    It was a monster team, there were so many [greats]. If I am out of contract with Atletico I would ask myself that question, ' he said . Jonathan Northcroft of the Sunday Times said the pair will be trying to outscore each other. If the team does good then the individual does good. "And, as long as I feel I can develop, I'm happy". We will try to win and keep our good streak. United is the eighth club of Ibrahimovic's gilded career and he is unsure if this is his best beginning.
  • Claressa Shields Has Another Gold Medal, and She's Not Stopping There

    Claressa Shields Has Another Gold Medal, and She's Not Stopping There

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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.
  • The 2016 Rio Olympics Conclude In A Colorful Celebration

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    Bolt, who celebrated his 30th birthday on Sunday, clinched his third successive sweep of Olympic sprint titles here by winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m gold medals. "Even with all our problems we pulled off a good Olympics". The Rio Olympics ended in a blaze of colour with an exuberant closing ceremony as Tokyo took up the baton promising to host the best Games yet in 2020.
  • Victor Wanyama strikes late to earn Tottenham Hotspur victory

    Victor Wanyama strikes late to earn Tottenham Hotspur victory

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    The Lilywhites make the trip to Stoke City in their next Premier League fixture at Britannia Stadium. We've got a great core. 25-year-old Wanyama-a new summer signing at Spurs-marked his home debut with a late victor as the North London heavyweights beat their capital rivals Crystal Palace 1-0 at home on Saturday.