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McKeon and Josh Palmer , also a swimmer, had been disciplined by the AOC for breaches of team protocol after Palmer said he was robbed on a night out, and both failed to return to the Olympic Village. According to a statement released by Australian Olympic Committee (via the Sydney Morning Herald ), the 25-year-old missed the delegation's strict 8 p.m.
  • Olympic mission accomplished for 'greatest' Usain Bolt

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    He busted through the blue tape in 9.72 seconds. His record in Olympic finals improved to nine victories over nine events. One of his teammates Nesta Carter had tested positive and a positive retest may damage a part of Bolt's golden collection.
  • Andy Murray to play Cilic in Cincinnati tennis final

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    I served extremely well today and that helped me a lot. "So I'm looking forward to NY for sure". We were sweating a lot, so a lot of up and downs, especially in the third set. Andy was starting to play a bit better, but it's definitely a huge win against him. This remarkable run of form has seen him claim the Queens, Wimbledon and Olympic titles in the space of two months.
  • Olympics: Rio celebrates end of successful Games with Brazilian flair

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    He then popped out of a green pipe in the 2016 Rio Olympics closing ceremony stadium. Olympics chief Thomas Bach said, "These were marvelous Olympic games in the marvelous city". Sir Bradley Wiggins became the first British to win a total of eight Olympic medals, signing off with a victory in team pursuit. For the fourth consecutive games, US swimmer Michael Phelps left with more medals than anyone else.
  • Claressa Shields after gold-medal win

    Claressa Shields after gold-medal win

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    Her father was in prison until she was 9. As for what her plans are now, Shields says she's ready to get back home. I hit you with a hard shot, hit me back. "It's time to give her what she worked for". "I won the Olympics when I was 17, I won the Olympics when I was 21". She won by unanimous decision.
  • Search for son of 'El Chapo' on

    Search for son of 'El Chapo' on

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    Journalist Anabel Hernandez confirmed to CNN that according to sources inside the Guzman family, El Chapo's son was freed on Saturday. The US Treasury Department has placed two high-level Sinaloa Cartel associates on its "kingpin" list, calling the move a "strategic blow" to Mexico's most powerful drug trafficking organization even as it appears to be confronting a new threat from a rival cartel.
  • Brazil hope gold medal can boost faltering senior team

    Brazil hope gold medal can boost faltering senior team

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    After 120 minutes, the score remained tied 1-1, leaving the game to be decided by penalty kicks. The final Olympic football standing finished with Brazil winning gold, Germany with Silver, and Nigeria with Bronze. As fate would have it, two of the biggest footballing countries in the world would meet again and challenge each other for another major global prize, as Brazil and Germany faced off in the Olympic football final.
  • Klopp: Liverpool striker's lack of 'rhythm' clear to see

    Klopp: Liverpool striker's lack of 'rhythm' clear to see

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    The England global was not involved in the 4-3 away victory over Arsenal due to a hip niggle, and failed to display his trademark dynamism in the 2-0 defeat at Burnley on Saturday. Supporters will be hopeful they can continue their good recent record against Spurs and firmly leave their possession record from Saturday where it belongs, in the record books.
  • New Zealand rout Australia 42-8

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    New Zealand produced a stunning performance to thrash defending champions Australia 42-8 in Sydney in the opening match of the 2016 Rugby Championship. "That will be looked at in our investigation". All Blacks coach Steve Hansen , a former police officer, has said in the past he thought the team were subject to attempts by opponents to discover their game plans ahead of tests.
  • Biles to carry US Flag at closing ceremony

    Biles to carry US Flag at closing ceremony

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    Probably one of the most well-known of these athletes is gymnast Aly Raisman . Biles quickly became a sensation within the stadium, with athletes from around the globe clamoring to snap a selfie with her, despite the drizzling rain.
  • Dolphins' Pouncey might miss opener because of hip injury

    Dolphins' Pouncey might miss opener because of hip injury

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    Not much is really known about Pouncey's injury besides the fact that it involves his hip, an area that is extremely important as far as lateral movement and pivoting goes. He and former Tennessee star Dallas Thomas have been splitting reps with the first team. By now, the Chicago Bears hoped to be past the injuries plaguing them since training camp began.
  • Raleigh teens accused of drowning dog in swimming pool

    Raleigh teens accused of drowning dog in swimming pool

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    It's unclear from the warrants who owned the dog. A Wake prosecutor told Brewer that the teens were at the pool after hours when it was closed. Police say Daugherty and Petersen claimed they were trying to teach the dog to swim and not be afraid of water.