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Schooling stuns Phelps to win Singapore's first ever gold

Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin said talks with the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) about Joseph Schooling's long-term national service (NS) deferment will continue to take place. The U.S. swimmer (who is known for his changing appearance as well as his swimming abilities) posted a " target="_blank" photo on Instagram (below) of himself and Phelps preparing for the race that the two of them have dominated for more than a decade.

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Martin lifts Blue Jays over Astros 4-2

Sanchez then got Kemp to ground out and George Springer swung through strike three to end it. Donaldson responded for the Blue Jays in the bottom half of the first, taking McHugh's 2-2 fastball over the wall for his 28th home run of the season cutting Houston's lead to 2-1.

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Adilson da Silva to tee off first at Rio 2016 Olympic golf

Speaking to Brazilian news channel Sportv after her win, Silva couldn't even speak for a few seconds, trying to fight off her tears: "They said judo wasn't for me, and that I was a shame to my family". "This medal is (a response) for all those who said I should be in a cage", said a tearful Silva, who was targeted after being disqualified at the 2012 London Games, but came back in Rio with a stunning win in the 57kg category.

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Olympics-Rowing-United States extend unbeaten run with gold in women's eight

It was so different to four years ago. We showed speed in training and today was about delivering. Great Britain celebrate after winning the Silver Medal in the Women's Eight final on the eighth day of the Rio Olympics Games. A fast start from Canada stretched out the six-boat field after 1,000m, with Britain and U.S. unable to keep with the pace. The British eight however, coxed by De Toledo timed their charge well and held off Romania , who took the bronze.

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Bolt safely through 100m first round

Long-time competitor Justin Gatlin will also be in the semifinals after posting a 10.01 time on Saturday. Bolt, who has had a disappointing year of competition (at least by Usain Bolt standards), ran through the heat easily in front of a stadium filled with tens of thousands of fans.

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Ranieri: We didn't fight as a team vs. Hull

Snodgrass's second-half strike sealed the points for City after Riyad Mahrez's controversial penalty had cancelled out Adama Diomande's opening goal. Although Leicester has managed to keep all but one of its key players from last season with combative midfielder N'Golo Kante moving to Chelsea Claudio Ranieri's team lacked its usual bite and finishing.

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Prince Fielder done playing after 2nd surgery

After a July game against the Los Angeles Angels , Fielder , a six-time All-Star, felt something was wrong and requested to see Dr. Robert Watkins. "I just want to thank my teammates, all the coaching staff". Despite an early end to his season this year, he picked up his 1,000th career RBI on April 29, and will retire with 319 career home runs. In fact, the lone season in which Fielder didn't play a full slate - with the Brewers in 2010 - he still managed to log a cool 161.

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Expect Hope Solo to continue to be a target of taunts

Solo, 35, was criticized after tweeting photos last month of her preparations for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, an area that has been heavily impacted by the Zika virus . The crowd also chanted "Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole - Zika! ". Solo played another solid game behind a defense that was mostly impenetrable, but the animus of the Brazilian fans at Estadio Mineirao had nothing to do with her play.

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Nick Saban: Alabama perched atop first Amway Coaches Poll

Clemson returns 12 starters rom last year's conference championship team, headlined, of course, by quarterback Deshaun Watson. Sure, LSU finished 9-3, which isn't bad at all , but those three losses came in consecutive weeks in November after a 7-0 start, derailing the entire season.

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Pogba jackpot for Manchester United

With that 26-second video teaser released by United early Tuesday, the France midfielder became the world's most expensive footballer at around 105 million euros ($116 million) and England's biggest club made another statement of intent during its latest offseason of heavy spending that moved close to $200 million.

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Leicester steeled for winning start at Hull

However, in his own inimitable fashion, Ranieri evoked an immortal Steven Spielberg picture when describing his team's prospects of keeping the Premier League in the midlands for another year. "Tell me if there is one ", Ranieri said. (Arsenal?) No. Riyad stay with us. The lower amount of pressure is because of the fact that it was him who lifted the Premier League title in May.

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Record-breaking women's time trial champion Kristin Armstrong

Cancellara failed to win a medal at London 2012 because of a crash and was delighted to climb to the top of the podium again in Rio in what is his last season. Or maybe she'll be like Michael Phelps and keep coming back. Gymnast Biles hopes to add an individual all-around gold to her collection of three world championship titles and a team Rio gold.

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Police to Investigate Teen Taylor 'Poisoning'

Mrs Taylor said: "Before the tournament she was in very good shape physically". A police statement said the allegation was received by officers on August 5, concerning a possible offence at an address in Wimbledon between July 1 and 10. She spent four days in intensive care and her mother Milena Taylor revealed at the time she was "close to death". Taylor was reportedly diagnosed with Leptospirosis, a bacterial infection spread by animals.

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Katie Ledecky wins gold in women's 200 free

As expected, the United States and China are pulling clear atop the medal table. At the 2014 National Championships in Irvine, California, she broke the 400-meter freestyle world record , and then broke her own record later that same month at a competition in Australia.

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UK police investigate claim Wimbledon player was poisoned

Regardless of any forensic evidence, Taylor's mother Milena certainly sounds convinced her daughter was poisoned. Authorities are considering different possibilities, including that she was poisoned by an opponent or by an organized crime betting syndicate, The Telegraph said.

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Gold awarded in women's gymnastics team final

And they barely looked up. "To be at the biggest competition of my life, I think that's such an wonderful thing because I feel like we went through it together". Brazilian superhero Rafaela Silva's judo gold represents the latest chapter in a fairytale rise for an athlete who hails from Rio's notorious City of God favela, one of the poorest and most risky neighborhoods in the country.

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Teams That Might Not Get Embarrassed By U.S. in Olympics

China is placed in Group A, the "Death Group", along with U.S., 2015 FIBA Oceania champion Australia, 2015 FIBA Americas champion Venezuela , France and Serbia , two teams through Olympic qualifiers. "We're about to just lock in in just one location , and we can just really focus on playing basketball and getting better individually and as a group".

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Rio Olympics: Swiss cyclist Cancellara wins gold in men's time trial

Perhaps the biggest roadblock to Froome's double is Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands, who broke his wrist in the final week of the Tour de France. In the end Thomas just failed to add to the two Olympic golds he had won on the track as part of the team pursuit squad in Beijing and London, while Froome matched his performance at London 2012 when Sir Bradley Wiggins clinched gold.

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Building a women's rugby sevens player

Not in the Olympic village, according to New Zealand sevens kingpin Sonny Bill Williams . "The newspapers and the TV have gone into overdrive". The ramifications of sevens' inclusion in the Olympics was also not lost on Landry, whose side are ranked third after Australia and the Kiwis.

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United Manager Drops Massive Hint Over Transfer Plans

After a weeks-long wrangle, United announced Pogba had signed a five-year contract, marking his return to a club that had let him go for a token fee in 2012. I'm proud of him because he just kept it up. The Red Devils believe they have made a statement of intent by beating the reigning Champions League winners to the signing of the French midfielder.

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Green, not gold, color of the day at Olympic diving pool

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: General view of the diving pool at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. "When we were practicing to get used to this venue (the water) was always sky blue..." "Everybody was scratching their heads going, 'What's going on?'" he said.

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Rematch in Rio: Phelps, Le Clos face off in 200 fly

Throughout the team final at the Rio Olympics, Laurie Hernandez, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Simone Biles looked focused but confident, never faltering under the weight of the world's or their expectations. But the Olympics, and sports in general, aren't just about athleticism. Russian state TV, after watching more than 100 of its athletes become embroiled in a doping investigation that excluded them from the Rio Games, took a dig at Phelps when it branded cupping ...

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14 gold medals await athletes in Rio de Janeiro

Yet getting away from the Maracana after the Opening Ceremony on Friday night was chaos with traffic stationary, the Metro suffering from overcrowding and far too few Olympic buses laid on to cater for staff and media. and 10:38 p.m., respectively. That will likely come in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay final later Sunday. After routing Senegal and setting Olympic records in points, margin of victory and assists, the US women's team next faces Spain at 12 p.m.

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Ferdinand Backs Pogba To Handle Record Transfer Fee

Mourinho also insisted United's financial muscle should be a source of pride and not embarrassment. In his first televised interview with Manchester's official TV channel, MUTV , he noted: "I think it's destiny, I would say it's destiny".

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What to watch at the Rio Games on Sunday

It has been a dramatic first day at the Rio Olympics, and not for the right reasons. Thrasher is from Springfield, Va., and first began shooting five years ago when she went deer hunting with her grandfather. Olympic athletes have been competing in near empty venues and before thin crowds in other locations during the opening days of the Rio Games - a problem that can be traced to long security lines, traffic and a lack of familiarity in some sports.