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If he can muster the same kind of power against Murray, the Olympic final is likely to be a thriller. Fast forward to the 2016 Rio Olympics, and Murray is on the cusp of winning another medal. "Andy gave me a lot of pressure and my concentration just wasn't there to beat him", said the fourth seed. After losing I have to play one more match for the medal.
  • Iheanacho named in Man City squad against Bucharest

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    Pep Guardiola vowed to keep Sergio Aguero as Manchester City 's penalty-taker - despite him failing twice from the spot here, writes David McDonnell in Bucharest . City's visit to Romania got off to an extraordinary start as Aguero fluffed his lines. "We can only go out and train day-in, day-out and try to figure out a way to beat them".
  • Details on 'Apocalyptic' Rainfall Flooding Louisiana With At Least Three Reported Dead

    Details on 'Apocalyptic' Rainfall Flooding Louisiana With At Least Three Reported Dead

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    Dan Thompson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service White Lake Township substation in Oakland County, said the predicted 1-inch to 2 inches of rainfall remained in effect for Monday evening. "We're hoping to get rid of the drought", he said. The NWS says river and stream flooding is likely, and that there's the usual risk of basement flooding in susceptible areas.
  • Trott in command of women's omnium

    Trott in command of women's omnium

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    The 24-year-old from Cheshunt, who is engaged to Kenny, won the event at London 2012 and has two team pursuit titles, from London and Rio. Hammer finished behind Great Britain's Laura Trott in the race for gold, with Trott accumulating a total of 230 points to Hammer's 206.
  • Beaten USA blast Sweden 'cowards', Brazil survive Marta miss

    Beaten USA blast Sweden 'cowards', Brazil survive Marta miss

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    Both Lindahl and Brazilian keeper Barbara made saves in the second round of kicks, and with the score tied at 3-3 in the fifth round, Brazil sent Andressinha to the spot. Marta had inspired the 5-1 thrashing of Sweden with two goals in the group stage, but despite their dominance the ball wouldn t go in for the hosts as Marta prodded wide and Beatriz - who also scored twice in the early win over Sweden - forced Lindahl into another routine save.
  • New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears - 8/18/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

    New England Patriots vs. Chicago Bears - 8/18/16 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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    Here are areas to watch that need the most improvement. Emma: Bears Recognize Their Mistakes, Move Forward - CBS Chicago - There was much to be learned after the Bears' 22-0 preseason-opening loss to the Broncos . They play a lot of man. At 31 years old, Kyle sees the ability and potential that his brother brings to the Patriots' front. Knowing that reporters from Chicago (and New England) were waiting to talk to him, Bennett played with his daughter on the field for over 20 minutes ...
  • Olympic spirit shines for NZ runner

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    A Topsfield native competing in the Rio Olympics helped a competitor up after a collision during the Women's 5000 meter track and field event Tuesday. Hamblin said what happened will stay with her forever. D'Agostino said, according to ESPN . Hamblin ended up in 29th place while D'Agostino, a 7-time NCAA champ, came in 30th.
  • Arsenal's Gabriel facing six to eight weeks out with ankle injury

    Arsenal's Gabriel facing six to eight weeks out with ankle injury

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    But he played him on the wing in the second half of Sunday's 3-2 friendly win over Manchester City, in which the former Southampton man scored. According to revered BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein, Arsenal will be without the 25-year-old for up to eight weeks after suffering an ankle sprain.
  • Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps rules out comeback chances

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    Based on the commodity prices of the metals involved, gold is worth in the neighborhood of $600, silver about $300 and bronze next to nothing. "This is the way I wanted to finish my career", he said. But this time around he started reaching out, reaching out to other people, bringing them closer, letting that gap be bridged. Rio de Janeiro , Aug 15 (IANS) Swimmer Michael Phelps has said that his success at the Rio Olympics ensured he could retire without any regrets, even as he ruled ...
  • Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio

    Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio

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    The pressure is gone. All five Americans will compete later in the games (Biles and Raisman participated in the all-around on Thursday.) The job is not done. "I think it's an wonderful accomplishment [to make history]". That's because gold has been out of reach for everyone but Biles for three years and counting.
  • Mo Farah feared for Olympic gold after fall

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    He's not the only veteran to win the gold on Saturday in what could have been their last race. Farah, as is his wont, responded to every move and was contend to just go along for the ride for as long as he could stand it. "We ran a very slow race during the first few laps". "Over the last four years, I'm sure people have been watching me win the worlds and come back".
  • Views from the pitch: Women's field hockey quarterfinal

    Views from the pitch: Women's field hockey quarterfinal

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    Germany scored off a penalty with 4:37 to go to trail 2-1 then followed that up with another penalty corner goal with just 48 seconds to go. The fourth quarter-final was unquestionably the most dramatic of the day, with New Zealand giving holders Germany a huge scare before eventually suffering the most painful of defeats.