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Sara Ahmed Becomes First Egyptian Woman to Win Olympic Medal

Egyptian weightlifter Sara Ahmed said she had blazed a trail for women athletes after becoming the first female from her country to stand on the Olympic podium with weightlifting bronze at Rio Wednesday. Ahmed, wearing a sports hijab, lifted 255 kg in the women’s 69kg weightlifting competition to finish third …

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Maurice Smith Granted Release From Alabama

Maurice Smith Granted Release From Alabama

The Southeastern Conference is the only power five conference to have restrictions on transfers with less than two years of eligibility. The University of Alabama granted a transfer for Maurice Smith barring league approval Wednesday. Smith's mother confirmed the news Wednesday night...

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Paul Pogba Transfer to Manchester United Finished

Paul Pogba Transfer to Manchester United Finished

After weeks of confusion and conflicting reports about the impending transfer of Paul Pogba, the former Juventus midfielder returns to Old Trafford. Pogba, 23, left Manchester United after failing to come to an agreement with former boss Sir Alex Ferguson just four years ago. Pogba made seven appearances for United before signing with Juventus in 2012...

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ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

ALEX RODRIGUEZ TO RETIRE FROM BASEBALL ON FRIDAY

After two decades in the public eye, Alex Rodriguez says goodbye to baseball next Friday. The New York Yankees held a press conference this morning to break the news. Rodriguez will be released and then serve as a special advisor to the team following Friday...

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More Russian Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

Eighteen more Russian athletes’ dreams of competing at the Rio Olympics were bashed this week. Earlier on Tuesday, eight athletes across canoeing, modern pentathlon and sailing were banned, as seven swimmers and three rowers were on Monday. Governing bodies are making the rulings following the damning World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) …

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Ban of Russian Track Team from Rio Olympics Upheld

The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced on Thursday that it has rejected the claims and appeal of the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 athletes who had challenged a ban from the track federation that would keep the country from competing in Rio.CAS announced the decision in a one-sentence release …

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Portugal Wins Major Upset Victory Over France

An ominous cloud hung over the 2016 soccer Euro Final between France and Portugal. Security was tight as Portuguese and French fans mingled before and after the match. Police with shields and batons were quick to break up minor scuffles between opposing team supporters and keep the crowds away from …

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