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Mourinho is known to like his players to be imposing and it points to the 28-year-old, the only major signing of David Moyes' sole summer in charge, having a regular role this season. We took those chances and got the win which was good for us. 'I hope we will see more goals this season but we have to keep working and keep improving every game and every session.
  • No gold for Simone Biles in beam, teammate Laurie Hernandez takes silver

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    The big deductions for Biles' error left her with a score of 14.733 and ultimately with a bronze medal. The next competitor up, Sanne Wevers of the Netherlands, took advantage and perhaps motivated by the unexpected opportunity in front of her delivered a brilliant routine for a score of 15.466 to win gold.
  • Elia Viviani takes omnium gold, Mark Cavendish gets silver

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    The 31-year-old Manxman has enjoyed a glittering career on the road having won the points classifications on all three Grand Tours as well as 30 stage wins on the Tour de France while he's also a three-time track world champion in the madison event.
  • Olympics: South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk blows away competition in 400 meters

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    The South African sprinter broke Michael Johnson's 17-year-old world record Sunday night in Rio, leaving two of the greatest one-lap runners of this era in his dust. Bolt called Van Niekerk's performance "brilliant". He could go under 43 seconds - I tried and failed. "I knew the time was going to be fast but I didn't know it was going to be 43.0 fast.
  • Aussie Olympians Are Now Banned From Strolling Rio's Beaches After Dark

    Aussie Olympians Are Now Banned From Strolling Rio's Beaches After Dark

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    Australian athletes have also been ordered to catch taxis instead of walking - no matter the distance. The decision comes soon after confirmation came from the United States Olympic Committee that four American swimmers, including six-time gold medalist Ryan Lochte , were held up at gunpoint early Sunday morning.
  • Phelps claims 23rd gold in final swim

    Phelps claims 23rd gold in final swim

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    The victor joins an elite lineage of Olympic champions at the glamour weight, including George Foreman, Ray Mercer and three-time Cuban champs Felix Savon and Teofilo Stevenson. Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil spent more than 10 billion dollars preparing for the Olympics and the Rio Games are now in the final week, so many Brazilians are asking where are the medals? I think, let's see how it unfolds.
  • Red Sox put Wright on DL, Ramirez on bereavement list

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    Right-hander Zack Greinke (11-3, 3.67) goes for the Diamondbacks . In his past four starts, Koehler is 3-0 with an ERA of 0.67, and Miami manager Don Mattingly called him "our best pitcher since the All-Star break". In fact, the Red Sox have won 10 of his last 11 outings and are 18-6 when he takes the mound in 2016. Righty Mike Leake (8-9, 4.79) signed an $80 million, five-year deal with St.
  • Murphy's 4 RBIs leads Nationals past Braves 7

    Murphy's 4 RBIs leads Nationals past Braves 7

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    Harper hit an RBI double in his return to the lineup. Another positive for the Braves has been the recent offensive success of center fielder Ender Inciarte and shortstop Erick Aybar , who posted respective hitting streaks of 19 and 14 games that were snapped earlier this week.
  • Brewers trade Lucroy, Jeffress to Rangers

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    The Brewers also sent relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress to the Rangers, which makes the trio-trade a clincher to make the team one of the top contenders to win the World Series this season. Over the last few weeks, especially, but dating to the offseason, really, Brewers fans had come to grips with the fact that the best catcher in franchise history would likely be traded as part of the club's major rebuilding process.
  • West Ham seals £20.5m deal for Andre Ayew

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    Now he will be plying his trade in the Premier League and admitted he is looking forward to linking up with the likes of compatriot Dimitri Payet at the Hammers. Bilic believes the player - who suffered yet another injury-scarred season last term - can show he is one of the most effective forwards around if he can maintain his current form.
  • New documentary on black swimmers is right on time

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    Because of that, statistics from the CDC show that black children are 5.5 times more likely to drown than white children. A rising junior at Stanford, Manuel made history on Thursday as the first African-American woman to medal in an individual swimming event when she won gold in the 100-meter freestyle.
  • What to watch at the Rio Games on Monday

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    This is the best place I've ever been in my life, with an awesome family. "It's not even once in a generation, it might be once in 10 generations that someone like Michael comes along", said Phelps' longtime coach, Bob Bowman. "I wanted", Schooling said, "to be like him". "It's a nice number". While USA dominate the medals tally, Great Britain are second best with 38 medals (15 gold, 16 silver and 7 bronze).