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Sifan Hassan rebounds to win Olympic 5,000 after crash and recovery in 1,500 heat

TOKYO — At the end of a day that began in near disaster and ended with her being crowned Olympic 5,000-meter champion, Sifan Hassan of the Netherlands walked along the edge of the Olympic Stadium just past the finish line late Monday night, scanning the nearly empty venue for a familiar face to connect with. Finally someone threw her a large Dutch flag. Hassan wrapped it around herself, walked a few steps and then dropped to her knees, leaned forward, her face almost touching the track and she p...
Tags: Europe, Usa, Boston, New York City, Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Olympics, Netherlands, Ethiopia, Croatia, Kenya, Tokyo, Rio De Janeiro


Taliban seize TV station in strategic city in Afghanistan

By Nick Paton Walsh and Tim Lister | CNN The Taliban have taken over a TV station in Afghanistan’s strategic Helmand province, a source at the TV and radio station told CNN on Monday, marking the latest of a series of advances by the militant group in the country. The Helmand TV station, located in the city of Lashkar Gah, the capital of Helmand province, is operated by state-run Radio and Television Afghanistan. Local journalists in Lashkar Gah say there is nothing currently being broadcast ove...
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Italy celebrates ‘most beautiful day’ after double Olympic gold

Tokyo Games wins in 100m and high jump in space of 11 minutes prompt outpouring of national prideStunned and ecstatic after claiming two gold medals in the space of 11 minutes, as Lamont Marcell Jacobs won the 100m final and Gianmarco Tamberi , Italians have been celebrating a golden Sunday at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.“It is Italian sport’s most beautiful day,” said Giovanni Malagò, the president of the Italian Olympics Committee. “They have made history. Our grandchildren’s grandchildren will t...
Tags: Europe, Sport, World news, Italy, Tokyo, Olympic Games, Giovanni Malago, Gianmarco Tamberi, Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, Lamont Marcell Jacobs


Talking Sebastian Cossa’s Chirping

via TSN, At the end of Sunday's Red-White Game, Canada's World Junior hopefuls took part in a shootout. Oil Kings sniper Dylan Guenther struck iron on his attempt to beat Edmonton teammate Sebastian Cossa. That led to some chirping from the 6-foot-7 goalie. "It’s good that he is confident, but it definitely gets on some nerves when he's chirping in practice," noted Guenther. "He chirps the other team, the other goalie and really has no mercy." Watch at TSN as his teammates ...
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Penguins Fans Have Clearly Come Around on Marc-Andre Fleury

Marc-Andre Fleury will soon be returning to Pittsburgh. Fleury will come back on Oct. 16, as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks. Now that he has decided to play for…
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Dean Henderson: Covid-19 forces Manchester United goalkeeper out of training camp

Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson is left out of the club's Scotland training camp as he recovers from Covid-19.
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Barcelona chief provides concerning update on Chelsea-linked Ilaix Moriba: ‘Club comes first’

 Barcelona president Joan Laporta has, on Monday, provided a less than encouraging update on the future of youngster Ilaix Moriba. Blaugrana standout Rumours surrounding the future of highly-regarded midfielder Moriba have come to the fore in a major way of late.The 18-year-old, long viewed as one of the most promising up and coming talents at the Camp Nou, is a product of the club’s famed La Masia academy.Moriba exploded onto the first-team picture last season, adding some much-needed cutting e...
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Paul Pogba’s role in Man United’s deal for Raphael Varane revealed

 Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba did his part in convincing Raphael Varane to link up with the club this summer, it has been revealed. United’s latest recruit The headline news on the red half of Manchester last week of course came in the form of the club’s swoop for Blancos stalwart Varane.Just a week after finally pushing a long-awaited deal for Jadon Sancho over the line, the Red Devils inched ever closer to the club’s 2nd statement signing of the summer.An agreement between the respe...
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5 best goalkeepers to pick for your Fantasy Premier League side 2021/22

Fantasy Premier League At 101, we are aiming to bring you extensive, detailed analysis of Fantasy Premier League over the course of the 2021/22 campaign, including best captain choice, injury news, players to pick and who to sell.So make sure to check back to our site on a regular basis for all the best tips and updates.We have set up our own FPL league, which you can join using the code here: xtp90jYou can also check out our list of the top 101 FPL team names here.10 best forwards to pick for y...
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As Mikel Arteta provides Joe Willock future update, Newcastle make Aaron Ramsey enquiry

 Speculation stemming from the European media on Monday suggests that Newcastle United may have identified an alternative target to Arsenal star Joe Willock. Gunners starlet in demand Midfield talent Willock of course spent the 2nd half of last season playing his trade at St. James’ Park, after struggling for game-time under Mikel Arteta’s watch at the Emirates.And the 21-year-old quickly went on to remind viewers of his unquestionable talents, racking up a hugely impressive 8 goals in 14 Premie...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Tottenham Hotspur, Italy, Tottenham, Arsenal, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Brendan Rodgers, Aaron Ramsey, Leicester, Steve Bruce, Mikel Arteta


Canadiens Must Address Lack of Experience at Center

As the dust from the NHL expansion draft, entry draft, and free-agent frenzy begin to settle, the Montreal Canadiens’ roster seems to have settled as well. The Habs have 21…
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Judge rejects Robert Durst bid for murder mistrial due to defendant’s health

INGLEWOOD — A judge on Monday rejected the defense’s emergency motion for a mistrial in Robert Durst’s murder trial based on the New York real estate scion’s health conditions. “He has endured 11 weeks of trial, but remains mentally present,” Superior Court Judge Mark Windham said shortly before denying the defense’s motion alleging that the 78-year-old defendant is “physically incompetent to proceed with trial, including with testifying in his own defense.” It marked the third time within recen...
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Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings opens up on mental health struggles due to Euro 2020

Tyrone Mings’ Euro 2020 Tyrone Mings was named as one of the 26-man squad taken to Euro 2020 by Gareth Southgate after a stellar campaign with Aston Villa.In all honesty, few likely saw the defender as one of England’s main centre-backs this summer, with Harry Maguire and John Stones instead expected to form the pairing in front of Jordan Pickford.However, Maguire was injured at the back end of 2020/21 and whilst he was taken to the tournament, he was not fit enough to start the first few games....
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What is the Fed prepared to do if inflation isn’t transitory?

In its July 9 Monetary Policy Report, the Federal Reserve tells us not to worry about inflation. “Some of the strength in recent 12-month inflation readings reflects the comparison of current prices with prices that sank at the onset of the pandemic as households curtailed spending—a transitory result of ‘base effects.’ More lasting but likely still temporary upward pressure on inflation has come from prices for goods experiencing supply chain bottlenecks, such as motor vehicles and appliances,”...
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Bubble Watch: California confidence takes a dip

“Bubble Watch” digs into trends that may indicate economic and/or housing market troubles ahead. Buzz: California shoppers’ optimism fell in July for the first time in four months. Could it be fears about rebounding coronavirus risks and the uncertainty over the governor’s upcoming recall election? Source: Conference Board’s monthly consumer confidence index, derived from a survey of shoppers. The trend The Conference Board put its consumer confidence index for California at 126.1 for July — d...
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Want to avoid lockdown? You may not like the advice

By Ralph Ellis and Madeline Holcombe | CNN To avoid lockdowns, people in the United States will have to do things that they won’t necessarily want to do, such as wearing masks at indoor gatherings even if they’re vaccinated and having kids mask up in schools, the director of the National Institutes of Health said Monday. “We want to avoid lockdowns at all costs, but that means we’re going to have to do some other things that won’t necessarily be welcomed by people,” Dr. Francis Collins said on A...
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Invincibles implode as Welsh Fire defend 112 with ease

Matthews claims three as hosts are restricted to 100 for 9 in 12-run defeat
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Gloucestershire to recruit performance director, eye first-ever Championship title

Ian Harvey expected to be in running for permanent head coach role
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Team USA takes on Spain in the men's basketball quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics - here's how to watch live on Peacock

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Kevin Durant is one of the many NBA stars playing in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. AP Photo/John Locher The Tokyo 2020 Olympics feature men's and women's tournaments for 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 basketball. Olympic basketball games are spread across NBC, NBC Sports, USA, and CNBC. The NBC Sports app streams every game, and US men's games also stream on Peacock Premium ($5/month). Table of Contents: Mas...
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Baby Turtles Are Eating a Disturbing Amount of Plastic

Researchers probing the bellies of marine sea turtles from two oceans found an overwhelming amount of plastic in the reptiles’ stomachs. Performing autopsies on stranded and bycaught specimens of five different species of sea turtles, the research team found hundreds of bits of plastic in several dozen…Read more...
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De Gea to start season opener? Man United confirm Henderson omission for Scotland training camp

 Manchester United have, on Monday, confirmed that Dean Henderson will not be present on the club’s upcoming tour of Scotland. Sancho in/Varane to follow? Those on the red half of Manchester are currently ramping up preparations for the new season.To this point in the summer, the vast majority of the chatter surrounding ongoings at Old Trafford has of course centered on the club’s efforts on the transfer front.This comes with the Red Devils having finally pushed a deal for Jadon Sancho over the ...
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X, Los Lobos and The Blasters rock Pacific Amphitheatre

“We never thought we’d see this day,” X vocalist Exene Cervenka told the audience as the Los Angeles punk rock band finished up its headlining set in front of a sold-out crowd at Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa on Sunday night. It has been a very long year-and-a-half without live music that didn’t include chilling in your vehicle in staggered spaces in random parking lots. Folks were ready to dance and sing along side by side — some masked and some not — to a trio of bands that helped shape t...
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How Man City can raise around £150m to help fund Harry Kane & Jack Grealish deals

Harry Kane & Grealish targeted Manchester City’s summer business has been brought to the fore of the footballing world once again on Monday.It has been common knowledge for a while now that Man City want to sign both Harry Kane and Jack Grealish this summer. *sighs in transfer* ✌🏼City want both Kane & Grealish, not either 💰Estimated to cost £175m-£215m (FUNDS RAISED BY SALES) But… ⏳Kane tricky/needs patience 😕 Grealish advanced but risk of new Villa deal ✈️ Laporte expecting to be back for pre-s...
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Frederik Andersen’s Legacy: One of the Best Maple Leafs’ Goalies Ever

I first saw the news that Frederik Andersen was leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs from a Pierre LeBrun tweet. I wasn’t surprised, given the nature of the NHL’s hard salary…
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How far could Larry Elder go?

“Ladies and gentlemen, the 47th president of the United States (48th at the most), Laurence Allen Elder!” Better known as Larry Elder, the self-anointed, “Sage from South Central” could soon be “The Prophet of Pennsylvania Avenue.” “President Elder?” “Are you drunk, McIntyre?!” Not at the moment, although I am taking large quantities of Motrin for my busted finger. Still, stranger things have happened. Here’s one scenario: Larry wins the September recall election. So far, Elder has played this p...
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Sabres Scoop: Draft Craziness & Free Agent Frenzy

Welcome to another edition of Sabres Scoop, The Hockey Writers’ weekly column discussing all things Buffalo Sabres. This week, ‘Sabres Scoop’ co-hosts Jordan Jacklin and Brandon Seltenrich sound off on the craziness of the 2021 NHL…
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The celebrity factor in recall elections

Many Californians laughed out loud back in 1998, when Minnesota voters by a wide margin elected longtime professional wrestler and sometime talk show host Jesse Ventura their governor. But almost exactly five years later, those same Californians by a wide margin made longtime movie muscleman Arnold Schwarzenegger their governator and then kept him and his cigars in office for seven years. Neither Ventura nor Schwarzenegger had an iota of administrative experience, but both had shown some interes...
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NHL Rumors: Oilers, Rangers, Blue Jackets, Canadiens, More

In today’s NHL rumors, Elliotte Friedman offers a number of updates on some of the lingering stories coming out of NHL free agency. There is talk the Edmonton Oilers and…
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Brendan Rodgers’ comments on Leicester transfers are bad news for James Maddison-linked Arsenal

James Maddison linked with Arsenal Following Martin Odegaard re-joining Real Madrid after his loan expired, it has been clear that Arsenal needed another creative midfielder in their ranks to take some of the burden away from Emile Smith Rowe.Smith Rowe was brilliant for Arsenal in the second half of 2020/21, but he only really had six months’ worth of top-flight experience under his belt and should not be the Gunners’ only source of creativity.Mikel Arteta and co. have been targeting some playe...
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Predicting the 2021/22 final Premier League table

2021/22 Premier League season The Premier League will be back on our screens very soon.Euro 2020 now seems like a distant memory with the focus now all on pre-season and the transfer window.Along with the start of a new season, of course, comes a whole host of predictions. Who will win the league? Who is going down? Who will earn that coveted Europa Conference League spot?Now, 101 have outlined their predicted Premier League table for the forthcoming season below.Make sure to save this article a...
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