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But perhaps more significantly, the achievements of Nigeria's Paralympians have cast those of the able-bodied counterparts into the shadows. China's Yan Yang won the Bronze medal with a distant 128kg. Team Nigeria still remains ninth in the overall medal table with six gold, two silver and one bronze. On Sunday, Lucy Ejike set a new world record when winning the gold medal of the women's -61kg.
  • Arsenal tame 10-man Tigers 4-1 for third straight win

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    Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal secured three consecutive Premier League wins for the first time in nine months with a 4-1 victory at Hull City on Saturday. The Arsenal pressure continued and Hull had Jakupovic to thank for keeping them in the game when he made a brilliant save from Iwobi down to his right before Mesut Ozil put the rebound over.
  • Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

    Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

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    The Bills are 0-2 and starting down a part of the schedule which isn't conducive to turning things around quickly, with games against the Cardinals and Patriots on the horizon. The Jets, meanwhile, righted the ship just in time for a brutal four-game stretch in which they'll play four playoff teams from past year (the Chiefs, Steelers, Seahawks and Cardinals), with three of those games on the road.
  • Alli: Tottenham a match for anyone in Champions League

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    Jardim's men triumphed 2-1 over Spurs in their opening group-stage fixture of this season's competition at Wembley on Wednesday after their boss had roused his players by evoking memories of their triumph over their opponents' north London rivals.
  • Watford captain Troy Deeney welcomes Hammers showboating

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    A 56,974 crowd at London Stadium was brought to its feet right from the start as West Ham grabbed a fifth-minute lead when Antonio headed home a corner by Payet. A couple of mistakes have cost us and we couldn't recover. "But I don't care who scores our goals as long as we win - at the moment we need to work on not conceding them".
  • More than 30 oil pipeline protesters arrested in last 2 days

    More than 30 oil pipeline protesters arrested in last 2 days

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    Speakers called on President Barack Obama, who visited the reservation in 2014, to support their mission. In coming weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will review its initial decision to permit the pipeline and decide whether it correctly followed federal environmental law in granting permits.
  • Red Bull sets pace in opening Singapore GP practice

    Red Bull sets pace in opening Singapore GP practice

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    The tight, twisty and bumpy nature of the Marina Bay street circuit largely cancels out Mercedes' speed advantage over chief rivals Red Bull and Ferrari, and recent history indicates those F1 rivals should thrive this weekend. Carlos Sainz and Daniil Kvyat showed some promising pace in the Toro Rosso after two lacklustre race weekends in Spa-Francorchamps and Monza, finishing the session seventh and eighth.
  • Wenger insists Xhaka will make 'huge impact' at Arsenal

    Wenger insists Xhaka will make 'huge impact' at Arsenal

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    I don't think he will be included [against Hull], he might play on Tuesday night", Wenger said. "We are cautious with him, we do not want a setback with his hamstring", Wenger said. "He's experienced after working at big clubs in big competitions. He's a real football man who has given some stability to Hull". "More and more clubs have that [a designated cup keeper]".
  • West Ham want London Stadium police presence after crowd trouble

    West Ham want London Stadium police presence after crowd trouble

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    West Ham supporters fought among themselves and clashed with stewards and Watford fans in what was just the Hammers' second Premier League game at their new home. West Ham have vowed to impose life bans on any supporters caught fighting at matches. And it was nearly a lightning start from the homes side with Watford goalkeeper, Heurelho Gomes, saving from Michail Antonio and Payet in the opening minutes.
  • Ole Miss can't hold big lead, fall to Francois and Florida St.

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    Coming in, the thought was that FSU would protect Francois by playing great around him. After falling behind by 22 points, getting dominated on both lines of scrimmage and making insane mistakes like Dalvin Cook fumbling away the easiest touchdown he could ever score, it would have been easy for the Seminoles to say it wasn't their day.
  • Aguero hits hat-trick in win over Gladbach

    Aguero hits hat-trick in win over Gladbach

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    We have to be proud to play in this competition. The game is likely to be replayed 24 hours later on Wednesday, although an official announcement about rescheduling will be made shortly. "If we don't have points against Monchengladbach and Celtic, it would be hard for us with Barcelona in the group". Schubert's men were the only team to avoid defeat in the Bundesliga against Pep Guardiola's Bayern Munich last season, but that statistic ultimately provided false hope with the Catalan's ...
  • Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Intel Corp

    Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Intel Corp

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    Recently, analysts have updated the mean rating to 2.5. Citigroup Inc. restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Intel Corp .in a research report on Monday. The share price is now -0.02 percent versus its SMA20, 2.04 percent versus its SMA50, and 11.11 percent versus its SMA200. At present, 12 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 2 recommended sell, according to FactSet data.
  • Detectives: Suspect in Florida mosque fire confessed

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    Lucie County Jail where the suspect is being held. This undated booking photo released by the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office shows Joseph Michael Schreiber, 32, who was arrested Wednesday, Sept. Security video captured a man running from the scene as the fire started and authorities believe that person was Schreiber, said WPBF-TV . The mosque was where Omar Mateen worshiped before he shot and killed 49 people and wounded 53 others at a gay nightclub in Orlando in June.
  • Serena Williams eases past Johanna Larsson to hit historic milestone

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    We're sure she will give her all though, and it would be a big surprise should she lose. "I'm doing a lot of work on it so I can keep it in this position". "She serves normal. At practice, she serves the quantity that we usually do, full power", Mouratoglou said. " That's pretty awesome and what a place to do it, where everything first started ", said Williams who won her first grand slam title at Flushing Meadows in 1999.
  • New York Jets @ Buffalo Bills fantasy football preview

    New York Jets @ Buffalo Bills fantasy football preview

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    You know, Dennis Thurman, Sanjay Lal, David Lee, Bobby April III, Anthony Lynn, D'Anton Lynn, Jeff Weeks, and Tim McDonald were all part of Ryan's coaching staff with the Jets. It feels like Week 1 just ended but it's already time to move on. "It was ugly. That's about as bad as it gets". To the Jets' credit, they logged in seven sacks without Sheldon Richardson in the game, because of a single-game suspension.
  • Luis Enrique rates Messi as total football

    Luis Enrique rates Messi as total football

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    Messi and Neymar were reunited with Luis Suarez from the start for the first time this season and took no time in getting reacquainted as all three were on the scoresheet. We can still get better though, our communication and understanding of each other is improving all the time . Bayern Munich , Guardiola's former team, managed just fine under new coach Carlo Ancelotti.
  • US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

    US Open champ Kerber replaces Williams at No. 1 in rankings

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    Kerber broke through for her maiden major success at Melbourne Park, beating Williams in the final. And when she fell behind a break early in the third and deciding set at Arthur Ashe Stadium, it seemed as it if she would do just that. Kerber still remembers how she saved the match point - with a serve out wide that forced Doi to miss a forehand. Angelique hasn't been without health issues in her career either, whe she had to withdraw from the Dubai Tennis Championships with a right thigh ...
  • Love chooses Fowler, Holmes, Kuchar for Ryder Cup

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    Open champion Dustin Johnson , Jordan Spieth , Phil Mickelson , Patrick Reed , PGA Championship victor Jimmy Walker , Brooks Koepka , Brandt Snedeker and Zach Johnson . Berger won at Memphis and Thomas won the CIMB Classic in Malaysia last fall, but the task force decided not to start counting points until 2016. Love has made it a priority that his players have a vested interest in the team that will take on holders Europe from September 30-Oct.
  • Paralympics 2016: Opening ceremony kicks off in spectacular style

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    The 10-time equestrian gold medallist was chosen by his 263 fellow athletes, while Ireland were led by sailor John Twomey, who is competing at his 11th Paralympics. Team USA's Melissa Stockwell will be attempting to become the first Paralympic triathlon champion in history at Rio 2016. As a effect of the decision, the Russian Paralympic Committee lodged several appeals to the IPC, CAS and the Swiss Federal Court.
  • Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?

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    You can't get treatment on court for cramp, so it was the big talking point of the final, other than the fact that the world No 1 was beaten by his buddy Stan Wawrinka , 6-7 (1) 6-4 7-5 6-3, in a hard-fought four hour battle. Djokovic, a beneficiary of three retirements in NY, had spent nearly nine hours fewer on court than Wawrinka, but injuries have also blighted his progress and they caught up with him at the very end.
  • Colon pitches Mets to 5-0 victory over Reds

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    We always knew he had some pop. The homer was the 19th leadoff shot Reyes has hit in a Mets' uniform, breaking a tie with teammate Curtis Granderson for the most in franchise history. Reyes led off the game with a solo home run in the top of the first inning, and then after reaching first base base on a groundout during the third inning, he stole second and scored the contest's second run.
  • Chris Bosh Declares Himself 'Ready' For Training Camp

    Chris Bosh Declares Himself 'Ready' For Training Camp

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    Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has declared himself ready to return for the new season as he battles back from an extended layoff following treatment for blood clots. The Heat resisted that approach at that time but is now more open than it had been to Bosh playing while on blood thinners, according to the source .
  • Sevilla president says he wants to beat Juventus in Turin

    Sevilla president says he wants to beat Juventus in Turin

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    They've shot out of the gates once again in the Serie A after the opening three match days, remaining the only undefeated side in the competition on top of the table. The Bianconeri coach Massimiliano Allegri knows it won't be a walk in the park though. One of European football's overarching narratives over the last few seasons has been Juventus' transformation from perennial also-rans to genuine contenders.
  • US Open Prediction: Will Angelique Kerber Capitalize On New No. 1 Ranking?

    US Open Prediction: Will Angelique Kerber Capitalize On New No. 1 Ranking?

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    The top-seeded star fell to No. 10 Karolina Pliskova in the US Open semifinals, losing in straight sets, 6-2, 7-6 (5), at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The resulting defeat cost Williams her 23rd Grand Slam. 1 ranking by winning her first U.S. Open tennis championship. Angelique Kerber spoke late Thursday night as if she already had accomplished her goal at the U.S.
  • Obama Announces Plans to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar

    Obama Announces Plans to Lift Sanctions on Myanmar

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    US President Barack Obama said, "The United States is now prepared to lift sanctions that have been imposed on Burma for quite some time". The decision by the White House ends almost three decades of strained diplomatic relations with Myanmar, which was known as Burma until 1989.
  • Freeze, No. 19 Ole Miss trying to find a few 'dirty yards'

    Freeze, No. 19 Ole Miss trying to find a few 'dirty yards'

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    The Friday night event will take place from 6 p.m. -8 p.m.at the Pavilion Club inside The Pavilion at Ole Miss . When Chad Kelly threw that insane touchdown pass - you know, the one that caromed into the waiting arms of Quincy Adeboyejo - it was Fitzpatrick who was the guilty party.
  • Zidane revels in success of Real Madrid substitutes

    Zidane revels in success of Real Madrid substitutes

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    We saw in the first half a very supportive Gareth Bale helping in the pressure and defending a lot. Cristiano Ronaldo warned Real Madrid will be punished if they don't improve on their performance in an edgy 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon to start their Champions League defence.
  • New York Jets Should Dominate Their Former Coach And His Buffalo Bills

    New York Jets Should Dominate Their Former Coach And His Buffalo Bills

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    Eight months have passed since that season-finale loss, but the memory still lingers. "We lost to them twice a year ago, [so] this is going to be a very big game for us". If, on the other hand, Fitzpatrick is not owned by Rex, then there's never been a better time than Thursday to show it with something like a 250+ yard effort with a couple of touchdowns and no turnovers.
  • Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona beat Celtic 7-0

    Messi scores hat trick as Barcelona beat Celtic 7-0

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    Of course it's never nice professionally". You are frustrated and disappointed. He said: "I think credit to the goalkeeper". Celtic fell behind in Barcelona's first notable attack as Neymar collected at a short corner and played Messi past a static defence.