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The flame in the Olympic cauldron, burning against a kinetic sculpture that represented the sun, was extinguished by a shower as Mariene de Castro sang "nothing will remain the way it is now", part of the song entitled, Pelo Tempo Que Durar which translates into As Long As It Goes.
  • Colin Kaepernick throwing in team warmup drills

    Colin Kaepernick throwing in team warmup drills

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    What makes Kaepernick's return interesting is the 49ers got solid play out of sixth-round draft pick Jeff Driskel as well as Christian Ponder, who practiced for the first time Wednesday. Sometimes you get enough in the first and second quarter and you'll sub them out in the second quarter". The team has committed five fumbles in two preseason games.
  • Ex Kevin Durant scores 30 as Team USA captures Olympic gold

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    But evidently they were toying with us. It was always going to be a big ask for Serbia to end the USA's 10-year unbeaten run at the Games - which stretches back to Athens 2004, when they were stunned in the semi-finals by Argentina - although their attitude and aptitude had pushed them close in the Rio 2016 preliminary round.
  • Blowout in women's water polo gold match

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    The U.S. had been trying to avenge an earlier loss to Italy in pool play as well as a devastating three-set defeat four years ago at the London Olympics. Prior to Wednesday's match, the Americans were shooting 44 percent in the tournament, according to the Olympic web site. Their first five goals came from five different players and eight players scored in all, with Kiley Neushul (three), Rachel Fattal (two) and Makenzie Fischer (two) getting multiple goals.
  • Brewers Botch First Inning in 6-1 Loss

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    Soler, who hit a three-run home run to lead Chicago to a 6-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, has hit seven home runs in seven starts since coming off the disabled list in early August. "He's got to finish the at-bat off". Milwaukee was outscored in the series, 23-8, and outhit, 38-19. He set a career high for strikeouts and allowed one earned run and four hits in seven innings.
  • Nate Diaz: I Was Injured & He Ran From Me The Whole Fight

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    If we get a trilogy fight between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, the victor of the rematch is now the odds-on favorite to take a 2-1 lead in the series. "I've got to figure out what's next but right now, I don't know what's next". A third fight with Diaz? McGregor, the reigning 145-pound champion, wants it to take place at 155 .
  • Zaza al Napoli? Ecco la risposta di Sarri

    Zaza al Napoli? Ecco la risposta di Sarri

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    Intervenuto a 'Gazzamercato' , il padre del giocatore della Nazionale ammette l'interesse nei confronti della squadra londinese: "Il West Ham è una soluzione gradita, è qualcosa di più concreto". Sono io a seguire Simone con il suo fraterno amico Francesco Lopapa , il resto sono cose senza alcun riscontro e pretestuose". ALTERNATIVE ITALIANE - " Simone vive un momento tranquillo a livello professionale - conclude Antonio Zaza - vorrei ricordare che ha ancora 4 anni di contratto con ...
  • Brazil Passes the Olympic Torch, Proud and Relieved

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    The colourful ceremony, lasting nearly three hours, celebrated Brazil's arts and was held in a wet Maracana. "Over the last 16 days a united Brazil inspired the world, in hard times for all of us, with its irresistible joy for life". At the colorful closing ceremony, which opened with schoolchildren singing Brazil's national anthem, Rio will pass the Olympic flame to Tokyo for the 2020 Games.
  • Olympics: Miller Lands In First Place After Dive

    Olympics: Miller Lands In First Place After Dive

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    Felix said she had not known who won after crossing the line with Miller sprawled beside her. Medaling takes at least some sting out of Felix's disappointment from not making the U.S. The pair were neck-and-neck until the Bahamian's gold medal-winning dive. "I just kept on telling myself to keep on chipping away at the gap, and once I got my position, all I wanted was to hold it", Coburn, 25, told reporters.
  • Team GB beat China to historic second place in medals table

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    In the Rio Games we didnt win so many medals. Russian Federation - with its track team told to stay home because of the doping probe and a cloud hovering over its athletes who were in Rio, some of whom got publicly called out by competitors - finished with 19 golds and 56 medals overall, both well below its normal showings.