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In the first several minutes of the Euro 2016 finals, Cristiano Ronaldo was injured. Ronaldo not only topped the list of "Most discussed players in the final" (53 percent) but also topped the "Most discussed players in Portugal" (44 percent) and "Most discussed players in the France" (51 percent) lists as well.
  • Murray 'unlikely' to play for Britain against Serbia

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    Murray said: 'I'm going to speak to Leon about that. Murray adds that even if he doesn't play in the matches, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, he probably still will travel to Belgrade "just to be there with the team". "He was getting on a flight at seven and I will chat with him this afternoon and make a final decision". Obviously it will be quite different to the Olympics when it was held here but I've loved being involved in the two Olympics that I've been at.
  • Jarrett Jack Signs 1-Year Deal With Atlanta

    Jarrett Jack Signs 1-Year Deal With Atlanta

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    Jack helps the Hawks in the backup point guard department, as Atlanta traded away last year's starting point guard Jeff Teague to his hometown team of the Indiana Pacers. While serving as a journeyman, he proved that he certainly has some more basketball left in the tank after going on to start in 32 of his appearances for the Nets last season.
  • Portugal prove they can flourish without Ronaldo on the pitch

    Portugal prove they can flourish without Ronaldo on the pitch

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    The 48-year-old, who had won the Fifa World Cup in 1998 as French captain on home soil and the Euro 2000 crown two years later, further added: "I'm sad for my players". What a fantastic moment, one that certainly helped this France fan cope with the result and will likely see him do the same at some other stage in his life for another sad fan.
  • Spurs center Tim Duncan announces retirement from NBA

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    The 40-year-old forward spent his entire 19-year National Basketball Association career as a member of the Spurs . Selected with the first overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft, Duncan was instrumental in the Spurs' transformation from Western Conference doormat to perennial contender.
  • Portuguese Boy Consoles Devastated French Fan After Euro 2016 Final

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    The trophy was lifted by Ronaldo, who broke down in tears at the final whistle but whose game had come to a frustrating end after 24 minutes when he was carried crying from the pitch on a stretcher with a knee injury. He fell to the ground in agony in the eighth minute following a clattering challenge from Dimitri Payet. Portugal's sports press hailed the team today with headlines including "Epic", "Eternal" and "Pride of Portugal".
  • Portugal Beat France To Win Euro 2016

    Portugal Beat France To Win Euro 2016

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    Although the Real Madrid star goal-poacher continued playing for some time, he had to be replaced by Ricardo Quaresma in the 25th minute. Proud but dejected, France are left to lament the bitterest of defeats, though judging by their reactions after the game, they will not take to lift themselves.
  • Amanda Nunes finishes Miesha Tate in a hurry at UFC 200

    Amanda Nunes finishes Miesha Tate in a hurry at UFC 200

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    Above are video highlights of the bout between Velasquez and Browne (courtesy of the UFC ). He's also a middleweight who hasn't been training for the former heavyweight and current light heavyweight champion he agreed to face on Saturday night.
  • Meet the 2016 US Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team

    Meet the 2016 US Women's Olympic Gymnastics Team

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    Douglas had a rough competition on the first night of Olympic trials. The 2012 and 2016 Olympian may be only 22, but compared to the rest of the members of her squad, where the youngest gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, is only 16, she has become the mama and grandma of the group.
  • Griezmann awarded as Euro 2016 best XI revealed

    Griezmann awarded as Euro 2016 best XI revealed

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    After a night of rowdy celebrations Portugal´s European champions led by Cristiano Ronaldo returned home to a heroes´ welcome on Monday and a country overjoyed by their upset win over France. "Football can be very cruel", France's captain, Hugo Lloris, said. However, Ronaldo spent much of Sunday's match alongside Santos in the technical area giving the sort of encouragement to his team mates which is often lacking when he is playing.
  • Nintendo richer by $7.5 billion in two days, thanks to Pokemon GO

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    What more does Pokemon have to offer? And as the release was limited to just the US, New Zealand and Australia, it meant a massive surge in interest for any apk alternatives to download the app. Topping both categories may seem contradictory, but this is due to the actual app being a free download , as well as has in-app purchases that resulted in it qualifying for both categories, according to Game Spot .
  • Pokemon Go is BIGGER Than Tinder -- And Just As Dangerous, Apparently

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    The game's audio can also become distorted or delayed at times. Just like the traditional Pokemon games, you can capture, battle, train, and trade virtual Pokemon which would be appearing across this 'real world' . "Although the game is free to download, it looks well structured to potentially monetize on its early success through in-app purchases". Hanke also hints that Pokemon GO might be coming to dedicated AR devices - such as the upcoming HoloLnes and the new version of Google ...
  • 'Ageless Wonder' Bernard Lagat Qualifies For 5th Olympic Team

    'Ageless Wonder' Bernard Lagat Qualifies For 5th Olympic Team

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    Gatlin, the world silver medalist at 100 and 200 meters, was stuck on the outside lane thanks to finishing behind Norman in the previous day's semifinals. "They are really concerned about the whole Zika thing because I am immune suppressed so I am susceptible to infection a lot more easier than other people", Merritt said when asked about his doctors' concerns.
  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk Tweets About 'Top Secret Masterplan'

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    Teasing it like this means there will now be even more pressure on him-and on Tesla-for it to be a good one. "Neither Autopilot nor the driver noticed the white side of the tractor-trailer against a brightly lit sky, so the brake was not applied", Tesla said in a blog posting June 30.
  • Sultan Collection: Salman khan Highest Grosser Movie Total Box Office Worldwide

    Sultan Collection: Salman khan Highest Grosser Movie Total Box Office Worldwide

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    Rewriting the rules of Hindi film biz... Salman's Eid release is on its way to become the Highest weekend grosser as it continues to maintain a very good occupancy. Sabeer also included that Salman had offered him Rs 20 crore and he had not paid him the offered amount even though the movie has been released. Salman-starrer drama Bajrangi Bhaijaan won the best picture of the year award at the ceremony.
  • Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

    Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

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    However, Ronaldo refused to sit in silence as he combined with coach Santos on the sidelines, encouraging and issuing tactical instructions to his teammates to inspire their nation to their first ever worldwide trophy. Portugal emerged victorious courtesy of a long-range goal struck by substitute Eder in the second period of extra-time. "The French are disappointed that they didn't win, especially since they organised the event", said another punter, Salhi Abdesslem.
  • Manchester United to use Juan Mata to sign key target

    Manchester United to use Juan Mata to sign key target

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    United is reportedly looking to buy Pogba from Juventus for a Premier League record of £100 million ($129 million). The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder has featured in every game of Les Bleus' march to the Euro 2016 final, where they will lock horns with Portugal at Stade de France on Sunday night.
  • UFC 200 preview and predictions

    UFC 200 preview and predictions

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    Then, Nunes locked in both of her feet against Tate's hips, gained back control and secured the submission before rolling over to her back and further cinching in the hold. "This goes to show for everybody out there, if you don't stick your neck out, you'll never get ahead". Conversely, Tate landed only three of her 15 attempts against Nunes.
  • Ayesha Curry regrets calling National Basketball Association 'rigged'

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    And it's the best decision for me. People rooted against the Miami Heat when LeBron James and Chris Bosh signed there, and they got even more hate than the Warriors have been getting. He could get a starting salary of $31,848,120 through his non-Bird rights. What's more, when Barnes helped the Warriors reach the playoffs as a rookie in 2012-13, it was just their second playoff appearance in the last 19 years and their first since 2006-07.
  • Manchester United interested in Juventus' Paul Pogba but no deal imminent

    Manchester United interested in Juventus' Paul Pogba but no deal imminent

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    John Stones a possibility for Man City: Everton defender John Stones nearly departed the club previous year, but Everton rejected Chelsea's bid for the English worldwide. But now Stones might be headed to Manchester City to play for new City boss Pep Guardiola, ESPN FC reports . Should the deal be finalised, Pogba will be the fourth player to sign for United since the arrival of new manager Jose Mourinho, following in the footsteps of Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan ...
  • Kobe Bryant attends US gymnastics trials

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    Douglas continued the night by posting a solid 15.250 on the uneven bars, the apparatus that gives the USA women the most difficulty, and team coordinator Karolyi responded with an abbreviated round of applause. Not anymore. The 22-year-old - the oldest member of the team - stormed her way through two run-up events to trials and kept it going on Sunday night.
  • Euro 2016: Portugal Shocks France, Ronaldo Injured

    Euro 2016: Portugal Shocks France, Ronaldo Injured

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    The host nation were favourites to win the decider in Paris on Sunday, but went down to a stunning long-range goal from Eder in extra time. "Clearly we had our chances but we weren't cool-headed enough". "Their feelings are based on the wins and losses of their national team". Pepe revealed he had urged his team-mates to "win it for Cristiano Ronaldo " as Portugal claimed their first major trophy at France's expense with their injured captain and talisman reduced to barking ...
  • Briton Andy Murray Wins 2nd Wimbledon Title

    Briton Andy Murray Wins 2nd Wimbledon Title

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    His match against Roger (Federer ) in the semis was a great, great match. When fellow Canadian Eugenie Bouchard lost her Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova two years ago it signalled a downward spiral for the player predicted to be the next big thing.
  • Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel to have knee surgery Monday

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    Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel suffering a knee injury shagging fly balls in batting practice. Kimbrel had a 1-3 record and 17 saves with a 3.55 earned-run average in 34 games this season. Red Sox head orthopedist Dr. Peter Asnis will perform Kimbrel's procedure at Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston receives $5.2 million from Milwaukee as part of Thursday's trade to acquire infielder Aaron Hill from Milwaukee, offsetting most of the approximately $5.6 million remaining of his $12 ...
  • Pogba move 'not even out of starting blocks'

    Pogba move 'not even out of starting blocks'

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    Pogba was in sparkling form last season as he helped Juventus win a domestic double, but the 23-year-old has made a decision to link up with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford, according to highly reliable French daily L'Equipe . "Pogba is a great player, has great potential and has already shown that to everybody", Del Piero told Sky Sports News HQ. The Frenchman has been in in spectacular form and is preparing for the Euro 2016 final against Portugal on Sunday night at the Stade de France.
  • Raonic salutes 'phenomenal' Murray, vows to hit back

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    I played some really good stuff today. Looking ahead, Raonic said he will take strength from his five-set semifinal win over seven-time champion Roger Federer . "There's not one thing I'm not going to try to improve". They've had to keep waiting for an answer, especially when he was the runner-up at Wimbledon in 2014, and Wimbledon and the U.S.
  • Murray savours second Wimbledon crown

    Murray savours second Wimbledon crown

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    Raonic has no regrets and is proud of the fighting spirit he showed to get passed Roger Federer in the semi-finals, a stage he had stumbled at twice in the past. Andy has been playing great and he deserved to win, congratulations to him. "I'll make sure I enjoy this one for sure". "I obviously would have loved to have won more already but the guys that I've been playing against have won lots".
  • Canadian Kid Milos Raonic takes on Andy Murray in the Wimbledon Final

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    British number one Tennis player, Andy Murray won his second Wimbledon title on Sunday, July 10, after beating Canadian Milos Raonic in three straight sets, 6-4, 7-6(3), 7-6(2). I'm going to try to improve my return game, improve my serve . In a testament to Murray's ability as a returner - a combination of timing and dexterity - it took Raonic 36 minutes and five service games to record his first ace.
  • Pepe: We won Euro 2016 for Ronaldo

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    The circumstances which saw Brazil's Ronaldo sat dejected on the Stade de France pitch during the 1998 World Cup final remain something of a mystery. From there it required extra-time to prevail three out of four times, and was dominated by France on Sunday night in every facet except for the scoresheet, which is, of course, the only one that truly matters.
  • Philando Castile: Prosecutor Calls for Investigation

    Philando Castile: Prosecutor Calls for Investigation

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    Reynolds told reporters Thursday that the 32-year-old Castile, of St. Paul, did "nothing but what the police officer asked of us, which was to put your hands in the air and get your license and registration". Police have an outsized fear of armed blacks, activists said. Speaking later, he said America was "horrified" over the Dallas shootings and there was no possible justification for the attacks.
  • Happy Ronaldo leaves European final in tears for 2nd time

    Happy Ronaldo leaves European final in tears for 2nd time

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    With star man Ronaldo missing after going off in tears in the first half through injury, the odds were stacked against Wales's victors in the last round. In fact it was Ronaldo , even after he left, who seemed to have the greatest impact on the game. The hosts had numerous chances in the match , including a Gignac effort that rattled the post shortly before extra time .
  • Andy Murray Wins His Second Wimbledon Title

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    He's done that after every single match here after two sets. Raonic only put 64 per cent of his first serves in, while Murray was at 67 per cent. Murray also proved that speed isn't everything when it comes to serving, topping out at 130 mph, while Raonic hit 147 mph.