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Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

Ko won the event three of the last four years, the first two as an amateur. "After I won my first tournament, I kind of know how I play under pressure", said Jutanugarn, who has signed for scores of 68-64-67 at Priddis Greens and doesn't seem bothered by the left-knee injury that forced her to withdraw during the third round in Rio. Read More

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Chiefs S Berry to end holdout, report Sunday

Chiefs S Berry to end holdout, report Sunday

Berry, a four-time Pro Bowl selection, is the Chiefs' franchise player. "We're missing him right now - we want him back ASAP", cornerback Marcus Peters said, "but we can't do anything about it, but we for sure miss him". The deadline for extending contracts for players on franchise tags passed July 15. His was celebrated in Kansas City and around the National Football League, and his performance was strong, finishing with 61 tackles and two interceptions, plus another pick in the playoffs. Read More

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India fall short by one run in world record run chase

West Indies looked to be in the driver's seat when they hammered 245 in their 20 overs but India should have won the game when they needed just eight in their last over. Narine was completely out of his element as he finished with none for 50 in three overs. Instead, they managed just six and West Indies came home winners by a run. Read More

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North Korea's Kim praises submarine launch test as a success

Television news broadcasts and the front pages of morning newspapers Thursday showed images of the launch, conducted in the early hours the day before. Japan condemned the launch, saying the missile posed a " threat " to its security. The foreign ministers of Japan, South Korea and even China, North Korea's main ally, said after a meeting in Tokyo that the launch was "totally unacceptable". Read More

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Tottenham Hotspur Star Can't Wait For Champions League At Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur Star Can't Wait For Champions League At Wembley

Mauricio Pochettino's side will head into the game against the Reds on the back of a 1-0 victory over London rivals Crystal Palace at home. James Milner will continue to play as the makeshift left-back. Both of last season's meetings ended in draws - 0-0 at White Hart Lane and 1-1 at Anfield. Tottenham Hotspur will play Gillingham in the third round of the English Football Cup after the draw was conducted on Wednesday evening, following the conclusion of Accrington Stanley's 1-0 win ... Read More

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Ronaldo voted UEFA's 2015-16 Best Player in Europe

Ronaldo voted UEFA's 2015-16 Best Player in Europe

Not many players can boast of having won the Champions League and European Championship in the same year. "It's a privilege for me to compete against [Gareth] Bale and [Antoine] Griezmann for this award". He said: "This is the reason I came to Madrid - to play in the Champions League , to win the Champions League ". But under Zidane, the club finished the domestic season by winning 12 straight games, losing out on the La Liga title just a point behind Barcelona. Read More

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Lucas Perez Martinez: Arsenal hoping to beat Everton to Deportivo striker

Daily Mail have reported that Arsenal have suffered a setback in their pursuit of Deportivo La Coruna forward Lucas Perez after the Liga BBVA club deemed the structure of their £16.9m bid for the Spaniard as "unacceptable". It does seem likely that there will be some form of performance related bonuses involved as it's hard to see Wenger spending £35m on a defender but even at £28m Mustafi will be one of our most expensive signings ever. Read More

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James Harrison, NFL to meet Thursday over Al-Jazeera report

James Harrison, NFL to meet Thursday over Al-Jazeera report

But Harrison agreed to take the meeting before the NFL's deadline, and so did Matthews and Peppers. The league had threatened suspension to any players who fail to cooperate with the Al-Jazeera Performance Enhancing Drug inquiry. "You all can see whatever evidence they say they got". McPhee's letter said Harrison would meet with the National Football League at 5 p.m. August 30 at the team's facility, and would only discuss the portion of the Al-Jazeera interview that mentioned the 14-year ... Read More

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Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins

Blatter says he will accept verdict as CAS appeal begins

Both Blatter and Platini have denied any wrongdoing and insisted the payment was part of a legitimate verbal contract. Platini's appeal to CAS was judged in May, when Blatter appeared as a witness. An investigation commissioned by Infantino's administration also accused Blatter and two top deputies - Jerome Valcke and Markus Kattner - of awarding themselves almost $80 million worth of improper salary increases and bonuses during their final five years in office. Read More

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Borg, McEnroe renew rivalry as Laver Cup captains

Borg, McEnroe renew rivalry as Laver Cup captains

Organisers say it will be played annually in the same slot - two weeks after the US Open - with the exception of Olympic years when the schedule has been deemed too busy. Borg and McEnroe announced on Wednesday that they had committed to lead the teams for the first three years of the new competition, patterned after golf's Ryder Cup, and joined Rod Laver, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal at a news conference. Read More

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Sindhu gets warm welcome, Andhra govt felicitates her

Coach Gopichand yesterday said that "Sindhu belongs to India", which her parents have endorsed. "As a kid I used to watch Gopi sir (Gopichand) play and got inspired", Sindhu said. Srikanth has also been offered a Group-2 job in the state government. Earlier, Sindhu and Gopichand were flown down to Vijayawada in a chartered aircraft from Hyderabad. Read More

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Tom Brady says he won't be using a scissors for a while

Tom Brady says he won't be using a scissors for a while

The Patriots quarterback addressed the media on Tuesday, following his two-day excused absence, prior to returning to the practice field later this afternoon. I've been missing playing. "That's the kind of mode that I've got to get into". It's unclear if Brady will play in Friday night's preseason game against the Panthers in Carolina. Read More

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India welcomes back Sindhu after rare medal in Rio

This time we got two medals - in London we got six. However, all those assumptions were dashed and India ended up saving their image at the hands of two women, Sakshi and Sindhu, who were never seen as medal hopes. But the 21-year-old chose to pursue an individual craft in badminton after watching Pullela Gopichand become the All England champion in 2001. However, our athletes' minds are not geared towards gold, nor are they taught to believe in themselves. Read More

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USA to play for women's basketball gold

Argentina , the 2004 gold medalists, jumped out to a 19-9 lead early in the first quarter, only for the US to roar back and take a 56-40 advantage into half-time. Spain easily defeated France in their quarterfinal match 92-67. Tony Parker , 34, confirmed after the loss that he had played his final game for France. Read More

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Paralympic Games Face Cutbacks Due To Brazil's Financial Woes

With 19 days to go until the opening ceremony, the IPC admitted that Rio's organising committee had not raised enough money to fund the Paralympics, meaning that £7m worth of travel grants to help athletes get to Brazil were delayed. On the flip side, the athletes who can find a way to actually get to this year's Paralympics will be comforted to know that the security now in place for Olympics will remain unaffected. Read More

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