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Bowie easily won her heat and semifinal races to reach Sunday's final. Whilst a lot of attention will be put on what went wrong with Thompson's race, this is now Bowie's fifth medal at a global championship, after finishing third in the 100m in Beijing and winning three Olympic medals, and has become a huge factor in the sprint events.
  • Kerala High Court lifts ban imposed on Indian Cricketer S Sreesanth

    Kerala High Court lifts ban imposed on Indian Cricketer S Sreesanth

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    Following an enquiry by the BCCI's disciplinary committee, Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan were banned for life. While the 34-year-old's chances of making a return to worldwide cricket are grim, the Kerala speedster will have the chances of featuring in domestic Twenty20 leagues, including the IPL.
  • Everton close on Gylfi Sigurdsson

    Everton close on Gylfi Sigurdsson

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    Everton manager Ronald Koeman is hoping to hear some "good news" regarding the Toffees' pursuit of Swansea City talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson and confirmed that he is still very much in the hunt for a new striker amid links with Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud.
  • Manchester United loan Borthwick-Jackson to Championship side Leeds United

    Manchester United loan Borthwick-Jackson to Championship side Leeds United

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    The 6ft 3in defender did break through into the United first team fold during the 2015-16 season, as he made 14 appearances under Louis van Gaal and earned plaudits for how he adjusted to life in the spotlight. Ajax were keen to sign Borthwick-Jackson this summer and held initial discussions with his representatives. Sources have told ESPN FC the left-back has picked Leeds in the belief it offers him the best chance to play regular first-team football.
  • Australia locates missing submerged USA aircraft

    Australia locates missing submerged USA aircraft

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    Japan has demanded that the United States ground its V-22 Osprey aircraft deployed in Japan after one of the Marine Corps planes crashed off Australia. Apart from the three missing Marines, 23 other personnel aboard the aircraft had been rescued. "The circumstances of the mishap are now under investigation, and there is no additional information available at this time".
  • Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in fifth PGA Tour win

    Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama ties course record in fifth PGA Tour win

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    Hideki Matsuyama tied the course record at Firestone Country Club with a nine-under final round of 61 on Sunday to win the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, his fifth title on the PGA Tour. Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson have combined to win the last five World Golf Championships. Varner made his World Golf Championships debut after winning the Australian PGA Championship late previous year to qualify for this event.
  • Plan for Nawaz Sharif's 'GT Road show' finalised

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    Among those included in the Cabinet was Ishaq Dar, a close relative of Sharif who previously served as finance minister. He might also step down after Shahbaz becomes eligible to take over. "Since Shahbaz has good equation with all MPAs in Punjab and all ongoing development projects are on his fingertips, a larger section of the party is of the view that he should continue delivering in Punjab", Dastgir told a private TV channel.
  • Arsene Wenger Happy With Progress Of New Signing Lacazette

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    Cahill stepped up first for Chelsea and scored before Theo Walcott and Nacho Monreal converted for Arsenal . Pedro's dismissal for catching Elneny's left Achilles with his studs tipped the momentum in Arsenal's favour and they equalised when Xhaka's cross from the ensuing free-kick was headed in by Kolasinac.
  • Turner, Dodgers Steamroll Mets 8-0 For Season Sweep

    Turner, Dodgers Steamroll Mets 8-0 For Season Sweep

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    In the third, the Dodgers made the score 5-0 after Turner slammed a two-run shot off Mets starter Matz . New York's only baserunners were on Travis d'Arnaud's third-inning single and Brandon Nimmo's ninth-inning walk. It was the 15th series sweep of the season for the Dodgers . John Lackey (9-9) allowed three runs (two earned) in five innings after going 3-0 with a 3.27 ERA in July.
  • Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79

    Four-Time Gold Medallist Betty Cuthbert Dies Aged 79

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    She also anchored Australia to the 4x100m relay gold at the Melbourne Games and remains the joint second most decorated Australian Olympian behind swimmer Ian Thorpe. "The Golden Girl tag attached itself to her for all the years afterwards, symbolic of her entrenchment in the collective affection of a nation", Australia's peerless Olympic historian Harry Gordon wrote of Cuthbert.