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Stenson and Mickelson both played exceptional golf, making for an exciting final round that produced an eagle, 14 birdies and two bogeys between the final pairing. "It's disappointing to come in second but I'm happy for Henrik", said Mickelson. Southgate had a 1-under 283 total and will earn an exemption into next year's British Open at Birkdale.
  • Andy Murray: 'I'm going to make sure I enjoy this Wimbledon title'

    Andy Murray: 'I'm going to make sure I enjoy this Wimbledon title'

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    Andy Murray claimed his second Wimbledon title with 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2). Murray is now a three-time Grand Slam Champion, holding two Wimbledon titles and one US open title. 'I had a rough night last night, good celebrations with the teams, it was good fun, ' he said. When it came down to another tie break Murray again found his best when it counted.
  • Seven Russian swimmers banned from Rio

    Seven Russian swimmers banned from Rio

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    FINA says three more swimmers were identified by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren when he examined evidence that Russian government officials ordered the cover-up of hundreds of doping tests. Russia's Olympic minister, Alexander Zhukov, said the IOC had come to "a well-considered decision which allows our athletes to compete in the Olympics under the Russian flag" despite pressure against them from the Western media.
  • Banned Substances Lesnar & Jones Tested Positive For, UFC Won't Be Issuing Fines

    Banned Substances Lesnar & Jones Tested Positive For, UFC Won't Be Issuing Fines

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    They need to do something about this cheating. [They should] lose all of their money if they're cheating, because if I die in there, who's going to look after my family. That fool had his own press conference and made everyone wait for his own press conference. He's likely due even more in pay-per-view bonuses. "The worst thing about this scenario is that they aren't doing [expletive] about it", Hunt said during his passionate interview.
  • Brazilian police arrest last suspect in Olympics terror case

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    Dirty floors are another problem, Chiller said, while she claimed water has come through the ceiling in some areas leaving large puddles on the floor. New Zealand jiu jitsu athlete Jason Lee said on Facebook that he was "kidnapped" by armed men in military police uniforms and forced to withdraw cash from two separate ATMs.
  • DNC chair resigns following leaked pro-Clinton emails from WikiLeaks

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    Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave. "Well I think it's outrageous, but it's not a shock to me". Mr Sanders has also said he would have preferred Mrs Clinton had picked US Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA, a favourite of the party's liberal wing, as her No.
  • Milos Raonic: I'm not going to leave any stone unturned

    Milos Raonic: I'm not going to leave any stone unturned

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    Milos Raonic blasted a first serve at 147 miles per hour, the fastest delivery of the entire tournament, only for the ball to come rifling back across the net. "Hopefully mine is still to come", he said at the post match press conference . The big-serving Raonic admitted he was sad to have lost in the final but would not let that detour him from trying to win his first grand slam singles title going forward.
  • Was this the greatest maiden major win?

    Was this the greatest maiden major win?

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    It will go down as one of the best weekends ever in golf. Mickelson gave it his best shot in his bid at 46 to become the fourth-oldest major victor in history. It never stopped the rest of the way. On this occasion, JB Holmes in third finished 11 shots behind Mickelson, who said: " I don't remember being in a match like that where we've separated ourselves from the field by so many strokes ".
  • Of course I'll shake Guardiola's hand, snaps riled Mourinho

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    Why not? Why shouldn't I shake hands with him? So it was pressure taking it, there was a big delay before I took it so I had to try and keep myself calm and thankfully I scored and we won the league. "We haven't see the pitch, but the information we have is there could be a lot of rain in the last day, so it's not in good condition". Guardiola also gave an update on Vincent Kompany's bid to return to full fitness ahead of the new campaign.
  • Rafael Nadal: Tennis star cleared to play in Rio Olympic Games

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    Nadal appeared on the ITF entry list for the Games despite his lack of Davis Cup action and the world governing body confirmed to Omnisport that the 30-year-old has been cleared to play in Brazil. "I share the concerns about the possible effects of catching the Zika virus", she said. "This was a hard, personal choice and I do not wish for it to impact the decision of any other athlete heading to the Games".
  • I ain't no 'servile puppy dog' for Trump: Cruz

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    Trump focused heavily on dealing with illegal immigration, but also called for halting Muslims from entering the United States and, in Thursday's speech, blocking immigrants from countries "compromised by terrorism". Cries of "Lock her up" could be heard as he went on to say Clinton hadn't faced justice for "terrible, bad crimes". The convention has been plagued by lapses from Day One.
  • Okafor-Celtics Deal Falling Apart?

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    Green is expected to ink a one-year deal worth $1.4 million with the team that originally selected him with the No. 18 pick in the 2005 draft. He spent two years with the Celts before being included in the package sent to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Garnett ahead of the 2007-08 season.
  • Daley Thompson urges International Olympic Committee to ban entire Russian team from Rio Games

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    Canadian law professor Richard McLaren releases a 96-page report for WADA which outlines rampant Russian state-run doping at the Sochi Olympics and other major sports events. Russian Sports Minister Vaitaly Mutko has been banned from attending the Olympics. The IOC said after Tuesday's executive talks it will "explore the legal options with regard to a collective ban of all Russian athletes" against "the right to individual justice".
  • IOC Postpones Decision On Russia's Participation In Rio Games

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    A spokesman for the committee said on Wednesday it would decide "within seven days" on whether to ban Russian Federation from the Rio Games over rampant state-run doping. That would be the first time a country has been banned from an Olympic Games over doping. It found an email trail that shows Mutko gave the order to "save" a banned foreign footballer who had failed a drugs test, which meant his sample was never declared positive and he was free to keep playing.
  • IOC Decides Against Full Ban on Russian Athletes for Rio Olympics

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    The 28 global federations whose sports compete in the Summer Olympics now face a complex challenge. Deciding to allow Russian athletes to participate was largely based on the lack of time ahead of the Olympics. "Under these exceptional circumstances, Russian athletes in any of the 28 Olympic summer sports have to assume the consequences of what amounts to a collective responsibility in order to protect the credibility of the Olympic competitions, and the "presumption of innocence" can not ...
  • Froome retains yellow jersey despite crash

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    You have the most handsome race in the world. A largely ceremonial stage explodes to life in the closing kilometres as the sprinters strive for the glory of taking a win on the famous Champs-Elysees. Yet it's Froome who embodies that maxim more than anyone this year, carving out an unassailable lead in a series of dramatic vignettes: breaking away on a descent, borrowing bikes, running up hills, and sprinting with Peter Sagan.
  • Hurricanes, Lions join Highlanders in Super Rugby semifinals

    Hurricanes, Lions join Highlanders in Super Rugby semifinals

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    The Waikato Chiefs continued in a similar vein by hammering the Stormers 60-21 in the fourth quarter-final in Cape Town but only after the Lions had ensured there would be no sweep. The Sharks needed to score early in the second half, but their task was made almost impossible when Woodward scored down the left after a poor kick from Sharks fullback Willie le Roux.
  • Liverpool land midfield target Georginio Wijnaldum in £25million deal

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    However, his form could not help Newcastle avoid relegation to the Championship and the 25-year-old's dream to play in the top flight saw him leave St James' Park for Liverpool. Rafael Benitez, the current manager of Newcastle, was rumoured to want Lucas Leiva as part of the deal but will now have to negotiate the transfer as a separate deal failing to agree to certain terms with Jurgen Klopp's men over the transfer of the Brazilian.
  • Holidaying Zlatan to sit out Manchester United China tour

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    Manchester United youngster James Wilson appears set for another spell out on loan after failing to force his way into new United boss Jose Mourinho's thinking. He told sponsors at an event that he's "only had one day" of training with Mourinho "but it was a very good day [and] training session". He said that "it's a dream to play for them".
  • Chaotic end to Manchester United's pre-season trip to China

    Chaotic end to Manchester United's pre-season trip to China

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    More rain is forecast overnight, though, and even it does go ahead player safety remains a concern, with the pitch a worry for Guardiola and United counterpart Mourinho. 'Of course I'll shake his hand. "The ones in the first plane were lucky because the plane was great and we land safely and we were in the hotel in good conditions to have dinner".
  • Jeff Gordon will be racing again at Indy and Pocono

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    The team said he was evaluated Tuesday by doctors in Pittsburgh but he was not cleared to drive. Jeff Gordon officially agreed to come out of retirement to race Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s vehicle as the driver normally behind the #88 auto recovers from a concussion.
  • Olympics: IOC 'very reluctant' to ban Russia, Pound says

    Olympics: IOC 'very reluctant' to ban Russia, Pound says

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    It is known that the WADA report, which accused Moscow of creating a special mechanism for substitution of doping samples of athletes at the Olympic Games in Sochi, became the reason for discussion. The IOC also said it would have to study the bombshell report by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren which detailed the Russian cheating, organized by the Sports Ministry and using the FSB intelligence service.
  • Trump promises to restore law and order in USA, slams Hillary's legacy

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    The controversial real estate mogul told the raucous Republican National Convention (RNC) crowd he was "the voice of the forgotten men and women of our country". While the protests outside the GOP convention so far have been relatively mild, thousands of die-hard Bernie-or-Bust backers are reportedly heading to Philadelphia, where the Democrats are holding their nominating convention next week, USA TODAY detailed .
  • Making Russian Athletes Train Outside Country 'Discriminatory' Measure

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    Its track and field team won't be there, although that's being challenged. "The Sochi laboratory operated a unique sample-swapping methodology to enable doped Russian athletes to compete at the Winter Olympic Games ", he added. "The findings of the report show a shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sports and on the Olympic Games ". In the meantime, the International Olympic Committee is now seeking legal advice on the possibility of an outright ban of all athletes.
  • Dennis Green's Legacy in Minnesota

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    The Bucs hired Dungy in 1996. "Denny was my guy", Fitzgerald said. "He was making sure I was learning and making sure I had what I needed to learn for that next step". Green was well known for his "Denny-isms", some unique phrases uttered during rambling answers to questions from the media. He instilled the motto "Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan" into his players.
  • Bikers ride through Baton Rouge in support of fallen police

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    Sunday's attack on police by Long came almost two weeks after a police officer shot and killed Alton Sterling, a black Baton Rouge resident, outside a convenience store in the city on July 5. The killing was captured on cellphone video, sparking widespread protests against police treatment of the African-American community. Karama told CNN that he received the letter at 9:04 a.m.
  • Dennis Green by the numbers

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    He took the Vikings to 8 playoff appearances in 10 years. "It was a little bit sad because he was a good coach for the Vikings, and whenever you have somebody that helps your team with success, you don't like to see them pass on, and he did bring success to the team", said Boyer.
  • Gorbachev calls on IOC not to ban Russia from Rio Olympics

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    The IOC, facing one of its worst ever doping crises that could see sporting powerhouse Russian Federation banned from the Rio Games, has reanalysed more than 1,200 samples, with the emphasis on past medal winners. Double Olympic champion pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva called the decision "the funeral of athletics". Russian Federation will find out in two weeks whether it is to be banned completely from the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro after officials opened proceedings against the country ...