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Author: 0 West Ham beats Bournemouth 1-0 in 1st game at new home

West Ham's cause was helped by Bournemouth's Harry Arter, who was shown the stadium's first red card with 12 minutes left. West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic gestures during the club's Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion in Upton Park, London November 29, 2015.

Author: 0 Jorgenson wins gold in women's triathlon

I said, 'Let's jump!" The defending champion, who has competed sparingly since 2012 and has taken time off to have a baby, was not about to sit back and hand over her title, however, and went clear with Jorgensen from the start. "USA Triathlon contacted me to see if I wanted to do Triathlon", she continued. "I'm really excited now to see who comes through and what happens in the next four years".

Sports The racist remark said by Betts banana-thrower
Author: 0 The racist remark said by Betts banana-thrower

Richard Earle from the Adelaide Advertiser told 3AW Football the fan would be banned for life if the case can be proven. I am proud to say that I yelled at her and told her she took it too far, ' Jamie Christodoulou wrote on Facebook. "We're investigating the incident, we've identified the person responsible ... we're trying to investigate further into the motivation for doing that".

Author: 0 Dion Lewis needs second knee surgery, timetable for return 'uncertain'

Lewis - who is slated to undergo what is being described as a "relatively minor" procedure on his left knee, figures to be sidelined for about 8-10 more weeks, the Boston Herald reports. Whatever Mason's role, losing both him and Vollmer for significant time puts some stress on an offensive line that wasn't that great to begin with.

Author: 0 Rio 2016: Questionable call earns Spain men's basketball bronze

But then Patty Mills , who scored 30 points to lead the Boomers, was called for a blocking foul on Sergio Rodriguez as the guard drove to the hoop. "But we've still got a medal to get and we haven't done that before so to drop our bundle now wouldn't be like this team". "We spoke about it at half-time that they're flopping all over the place".

Author: 0 Germany edge Sweden to win women's football gold

The match that brought Germany its first gold medal in women's football was played at Rio's legendary Maracana stadium, where the German men won their fourth FIFA World Cup in July 2014. "Jenny was always an extremely good technician, already when she was in the youth teams", Neid said. Leonie Maier's curling shot was parried by the Swedish keeper and the ball fell to Mittag just yards from goal but she blasted the ball high and wide.

Sports Riyad Mahrez Happy To Continue Leicester City 'Adventure'
Author: 0 Riyad Mahrez Happy To Continue Leicester City 'Adventure'

Leicester's opening result could scarcely have been more chastening, as they lost to a Hull team who are now without a permanent manager and who were able to select only 13 fit senior players. "It (the Premier League) is the best league in the world, the most exciting, where there is the most at stake". Leicester will be looking to exact some revenge on Arsenal as they were thumped 5-2 by the North London side at home last season.

Sports Team USA Advances to Gold Medal Game
Author: 0 Team USA Advances to Gold Medal Game

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) - Geno Auriemma and Diana Taurasi shared a long, emotional embrace. The U.S. advanced to its third straight gold-medal game win an 82-76 victory Friday, another tight matchup between the teams that met in the last two championship games.

Author: 0 Rio Olympics: Patrick Hickey 'temporarily' stands down from Olympic roles

Hickey has temporarily stepped down as an executive board member of the International Olympic Committee, as president of the European Olympic Committee and as vice-president of the Association of National Olympic Committees. Meanwhile two ticket agencies - THG Sports and PRO 10 - said they would also co-operate fully with an inquiry into the sale of tickets in Rio. Agents have seized more than 1,000 tickets that were being sold for high fees and allocated to the Olympic Council of Ireland.

Author: 0 Cheruiyot passes Ayana to win 5000 in Olympic record

The previous Olympic record holder was Romania's Gabriela Szabo, champion of the Sydney 2000 games with a time of 14 minutes 14.79 seconds. Fellow Kenyan Hellen Obiri also beat world champion Ayana to take the silver in a personal record 14:29.77.

Author: 0 West Ham's record signing suffers long-term injury

When you look at the way in which they treated the Europa League qualifying rounds last summer - playing youngsters and fringe players - it's no surprise Slaven Bilic's men ended up crashing out in the third qualifying round. The Hammers will be hoping that they can go one step further in this competition than they did last season and will be going up against similar opponents.

Author: 0 US Army Chief visits China amid missile system tensions

South Korea responded last month by announcing the deployment of the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD ) system to counter the North's missile threat. The move was not only condemned by Pyongyang but also Beijing which views the deployment as a USA move against its own national security interests and a threat to regional stability.

Author: 0 Caster Semenya faces test of compassion at Rio 2016 Olympics

Lynsey Sharp joined Semenya in qualifying for the semi-finals, finishing well to win her heat in 2:00.83, while Shelayna Oskan-Clarke went through as a fastest loser after a third-placed finish in 1:59.67. There have been suspicions that she held back in London to avoid the scrutiny that a gold medal would have brought, and there have been rumblings that her races in the lead up to Rio, even as they have been the fastest in the calendar year, have looked so effortless that she must still be ...

Sports Greene wins Democratic House primary, will face Liz Cheney
Author: 0 Greene wins Democratic House primary, will face Liz Cheney

Ms. Cheney has raised $1.5 million. This June 2, 2016 photo shows State Rep. Tim Stubson, one of eight Republican candidates for Wyoming's U.S. House seat, speaks at a Wyoming Retail Association forum in Cheyenne, Wyo . Cheney thanked volunteers across the state and her Republican opponents. As of August 1, there were roughly 143,000 GOP voters registered compared to some 42,000 Democrats, according to the state Bureau of Elections.

Author: 0 Duffy, 4 homers lead Royals over Tigers

This game was expected to be an old-fashioned pitcher's duel, and it was exactly that for awhile. Verlander retired the first eight Royals , while Duffy sat down 14 of the first 15 Tigers . Cheslor Cuthbert and Lorenzo Cain also had hit and drove in one run each. Duffy (10-1) limited the Tigers to one run on three hits while striking out five in 7 2/3 innings.

Author: 0 Walsh Jennings, Ross advance in Olympic beach volleyball

Simone Biles goes for a gold medal in her final event in Rio, the floor exercise. The match began on Aug, 14, and ended on Walsh Jennings' birthday of August 15. Teammate Nadine Zumkehr also said it would take her a while to appreciate what the experience. We have become accustomed to seeing Walsh Jennings survive and advance.

Author: 0 SPOILER ALERT: Women's floor exercise final concludes in Rio

Women's semifinals, noon and 3 p.m. ET: The semifinals of a major women's soccer tournament will be played without the United States for the first time, as the Americans were ousted by Sweden in the quarters. Said Biles' coach Aimee Boorman: "That was a fluke thing". But the current world gymnastics champion slipped after a somersault when her foot landed on the edge of the beam.

Sports Manchester City agent says Yaya Toure will stay and fight
Author: 0 Manchester City agent says Yaya Toure will stay and fight

Flight delays will not be worrying Ivorian worldwide Yaya Toure, as he has not travelled with the squad. New signing John Stones also spoke to the media ahead of a potential Champions League debut following his £47.5m move from Everton to Manchester City.

Author: 0 Eddie Howe: 'Error in conceding first goal changed game against Man United'

Mourinho hailed Ibrahimovic as a star "at the top of his qualities" after the 34-year-old sealed United's 3-1 Premier League victory over Bournemouth with a 20-yard strike. United were without world-record £89m signing Paul Pogba through suspension, while midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan started on the bench, with Mata preferred.

Author: 0 Elder Scrolls Skyrim Remastered Will Redefine Survival Mode From Fallout 4

It's been five years since Skyrim released, and every passing year makes fans of Bethesda's Elder Scrolls RPG series a little more rabid for the next installment. It was also mentioned that, the development of either of the two games will definitely arrive before the Elder Scrolls VI. "This studio is not a vending machine".

Author: 0 Olympics-Swimming-Ledecky smashes record in 800m to take freestyle treble

It was special, indeed: With a time of 8:04.79, Ledecky obliterated her own Olympic record of 8:12.86 (set in a qualifying heat in Rio), and took her world record down by nearly two seconds. But he'll have to do with some help from his teammates, swimming in the butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay on the final night of swimming on Saturday.

Sports Cubs controversy: Aroldis Chapman exits to profane song
Author: 0 Cubs controversy: Aroldis Chapman exits to profane song

That 1997 song, which contains the repeated lyrics "Change my pitch up, smack my bitch up ", being played at a sporting event at all is ill-advised, even more so at the end of an inning pitched by Chapman of all people. Chapman wasn't convicted of a crime following the incident, but he was suspended for 30 games at the start of the 2016 Major League Baseball season. The song choice was in incredibly poor taste, to say the least.

Author: 0 Rio 2016: Sanne Wevers Wins Gold On Balance…

She's the reigning world champion on beam and posted the highest score during qualifying when she put up a 15.633. But never fear, Team USA fans - Laurie Hernandez took silver and Simone Biles got bronze! She will have a chance at more gold later this week when she competes in the event finals on balance beam and floor exercise.

Author: 0 Rio 2016: Mark Cavendish wins first Olympic medal, claiming omnium silver

His previous Olympic experiences have been sour. Cavendish was third after Sunday's three events - the scratch race, individual pursuit and elimination race - but finished fifth in Monday's time trial to move joint second. Third in the flying lap in 12.793 seconds lifted the 31-year-old to 162 points and the silver-medal position ahead of the points race. "It's a top field here, but now we're in the battle".

Sports IOC sends home Egyptian athlete who refused to shake Israeli's hand
Author: 0 IOC sends home Egyptian athlete who refused to shake Israeli's hand

The 34-year-old seemingly refused to offer his hand due to the nationality of his Israeli rival, which the International Olympics Committee (IOC) were quick to act upon. "For personal goal, you cannot ask me to shake the hand of anyone from this State [Israel], especially in front of the whole world". El Shahaby had come under pressure from Islamist-leaning and nationalist voices in Egypt to withdraw entirely from the fight.

Author: 0 Olympic 400m champion Van Niekerk inspired by Bolt

I'm still a bit amazed. On a night when Usain Bolt stole the headlines, it was South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk who delivered one of the standout performances of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. " Oh my God! From lane eight, a world record ". "I didn't care", he said. Botha helped him overcome nagging injuries first, then formulated a plan for his development.

Author: 0 Ziegler escapes jam vs D'backs; Red Sox win 6-3

Boston's offense scored 31 runs in the three-game sweep to take Arizona to the cleaners, including a season-high 16 runs today. On his final pitch, right fielder Mookie Betts hauled in a near homer by Jake Lamb.Reliever Fernando Abad gave up a run in the ninth.Corbin (4-12) lasted 1 2/3 innings and has gone 0-6 with three no-decisions in his last nine starts.A freakish first inning saw the Red Sox take a 4-2 lead.Arizona's Jean Segura opened with a gift triple when Jackie Bradley Jr .

Sports Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio
Author: 0 Simone Biles dominates vault to win 3rd gold in Rio

Though Douglas didn't succeed in her quest for an Olympic medal in the uneven bars, she had already brought home her second straight gold medal in the team event. -Whitlock's gold was his second of the day after winning the floor exercise final. Mikulak, a 23-year-old Californian, finished seventh in the men's individual all around finals on Wednesday.

Author: 0 A misplayed flyball and homer lead to for loss for D'backs

The right-hander has a softer date with the Padres on tap for Thursday. "It's still our job to go get guys out", Bradley said. Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke had few answers for Boston's lineup, as the former Cy Young Award victor was roughed up for 10 hits and nine earned runs over 1 2/3 innings.

Author: 0 Betts' 3 HRs carries Porcello, Red Sox to another Fenway win

The Sox added two more runs in the bottom of the 6th when Brock Holt hit a 2 run homer. Diamondbacks: RHP Archie Bradley (4-7, 4.80 ERA) has posted a 2.03 ERA over his last six road starts, while surrendering just one home run and limiting opponents to a.222 batting average over that span.

Author: 0 Boston bats too much for Diamondbacks in 9-4 loss

We're in the thick of this, and guys aren't going to be 100 percent. He'll start at first base and hit fifth. Ramirez was checked by a trainer and stayed in the game. "It's just frustrating and you try to do everything you can to continue to do what you can control", he said. Diamondbacks: Hale said RHP Rubby De La Rosa, who has been on the DL since May 27 with right elbow inflammation, is now not throwing after experiencing some forearm and elbow tightness.

Author: 0 Michael Phelps just broke a 2168-year-old Olympic record

Japan's Kosuke Hagino took the silver, while China's Wang Shun claimed the bronze. Phelps has the chance to get one last gold medal when he competes in the 100m butterfly final just after 1pm on Saturday afternoon (NZT). "Right now I don't know how to wrap my head around that". Ryan Murphy completed a backstroke double and extended a USA winning streak, adding the men's 200 gold to the 100 title he won earlier in the week.

Sports Anchored by Katie Ledecky, US women's 400 free relay second to Australia
Author: 0 Anchored by Katie Ledecky, US women's 400 free relay second to Australia

The 19-year-old turned in another overpowering performance to carry the United States to victory in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay late Wednesday, capturing her third gold and fourth medal overall at the Rio Olympics. It was stunning. Ledecky, the rock of the US women's swimming team, is typically understated: a kind, thoughtful, intelligent, unaffected swimming machine.

Author: 0 British cycling trio Kenny, Hindes and Skinner win men's team sprint gold

It was the day's only medal event, but there was further good news for Britain. Hindes was narrowly behind after his lap, but Kenny pushed the team in front and Skinner held on. The bronze was the 66th track cycling medal ever won by France at the Olympics, which is more than any other nation. Although there was no world record for Allez Wiggo and his three amigos Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Owain Doull in their team pursuit qualifier, at 3min 51.843sec, they went mighty close.

Author: 0 After 112 years golf makes quiet return to Games

But Open champion Henrik Stenson is the Australian's closest challenger along with Graham DeLaet, while Rose is a shot further back after a 67 which included the shot of the day at the par-three fourth. He explained "very rarely are you in one place with so many like-minded people who are there to give 100 per cent and constantly better themselves to try and extract their peak performance on a given week".

Sports Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland suffers torn ACL
Author: 0 Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland suffers torn ACL

Buffalo's second-round draft pick out of Alabama was projected to start at one of the two inside linebacker positions. The Bills signed Brandon Spikes and David Hawthorne to fill in. Obviously, we think they're rare talents and that's not going to change either based on an injury, " Ryan said following practice. Veteran free agent addition Zach Brown will replace Ragland .

Author: 0 Aly Raisman helps power United States gymnastics team to Olympic gold

Also on vault were Aly Raisman who earned a 15.833 and Simone Biles who earned a 15.933 for one of the best overall scores of the night. With a score of 184.897, they finished more than eight points ahead of second-place Russian Federation, a wide margin that solidified the Final Five as the true Dream Team of 2016.

Sports Rio Olympics: Day 3 Men's Basketball Preview
Author: 0 Rio Olympics: Day 3 Men's Basketball Preview

We can't come out here and say, 'Oh, we're the United States and we're supposed to win, ' or 'We have this person and that person and we're supposed to win.' We have to be locked in every game. If there was any thought the US might be ripe for an upset in Rio, Team USA removed a good amount of that doubt with a dominating run-in to the Games that saw them thrash China , their opening-night opponents, by 50 and 49 points in tune-up games.

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