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Sports Australia's greatest track athlete, Betty Cuthbert, had died
Author: 0 Australia's greatest track athlete, Betty Cuthbert, had died

Cuthbert, known as the "Golden Girl", also won gold in the 400m eight years later at the Tokyo Olympics, and was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis following her career. She'd been in a wheelchair for many years, but she never lost her spirit. Her comeback was thanks in part to Herb Elliott's legendary trainer, Percy Cerutti, and Cuthbert says an inner voice from God encouraged her to return to the track.

Sports Fearless Bowie has double in sights after diving to 100m glory
Author: 0 Fearless Bowie has double in sights after diving to 100m glory

The Jamaican, who won Olympic gold in the 100 and 200 meters in Rio de Janeiro a year ago, clocked the fastest time in the three heats of 10.84, making her as favorite for the final later on Sunday. Dutch hope Anouk Vetter claimed bronze courtesy largely of a Championship best javelin effort of 58.41 metres earlier on today during the gruelling seven-event test to finish with 6,636 points.

Sports Kim prevails in women's British Open
Author: 0 Kim prevails in women's British Open

Kim, world No. 21, now has seven career LPGA victories and is the first three-time victor on the tour this year. "It really is a privilege to play this golf course and I look forward to the challenge tomorrow", said Kim after carding a flawless 66 for a 17-under-par total, a new record for the event after 54 holes, beating Ariya Jutanugarn's mark on her way to the title at Woburn 12 months ago.

Sports Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended
Author: 0 Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins suspended

Trufant and Robert Alford are the projected starting cornerbacks in Atlanta's base defense this season. Collins told media earlier in the week he had no issues working with the third-team. Nickelback Brian Poole has seen reps outside at corner, as has backup nickelback Blidi Wreh-Wilson . Collins was banned four games for the same violation a year ago.

Sports Alexis Sanchez will respect Arsenal's decision, Arsene Wenger says
Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez will respect Arsenal's decision, Arsene Wenger says

When Chelsea faces Arsenal in the Community Shield on Sunday, the victor may be which team can best put a turbulent offseason behind them. Alexis Sanchez faces a race to be fit for Arsenal's Premier League opener against Leicester on Friday after sitting out the Community Shield, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.

Sports Souza's homer in 9th lifts Rays over Brewers 2-1
Author: 0 Souza's homer in 9th lifts Rays over Brewers 2-1

OUR PREDICTION: The total has gone under in five of the Brewers' last five games when playing on the road against the Rays and is 6-1 in Milwaukee's last seven games. He is considered day-to-day with a neck contusion. Hernan Perez ran for him and replaced him at third base. SS Orlando Arcia continued his strong play in the series, driving in the only run in the first eight innings with an RBI double.

Sports Muguruza cruises but Kvitova is eliminated
Author: 0 Muguruza cruises but Kvitova is eliminated

Bellis, the hometown favorite, slaughtered the No. 14 player in the world 6-2, 6-0 during Friday night's quarterfinal in a stunning display of tenacity. "That was, again, I was just really in the moment", Bellis said. Muguruza, who is seeking her second title of 2017, next faces American Madison Keys , who beat seventh-seeded Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine 6-4, 6-3.

Sports Yankees' Holliday out with back issue, could go on DL
Author: 0 Yankees' Holliday out with back issue, could go on DL

With the veteran slugger now forced to the sideline for at least the next 10 days, it has since been revealed that Holliday has been battling a left lumbar strain in his lower back. Holliday's batting line, which was excellent to begin the season, now stands at.229/.319/.430, especially disappointing numbers for a bat-only contributor.

Sports Alexis back in training plus transfer updates
Author: 0 Alexis back in training plus transfer updates

Wenger said there was "nothing to announce" regarding the futures of Mesut Ozil , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jack Wilshere and Kieran Gibbs, who are also out of contract next year. Wenger said there was "nothing to announce" on any new deals but did reveal he expects forward Lucas Perez to leave. And the Gunners boss is not budging from his stance that last season's top scorer will be at the club this season, even if there is no progress on an extension to his deal.

Sports Community Shield: Moses, Iwobi go to war
Author: 0 Community Shield: Moses, Iwobi go to war

Moses was sent off in the FA Cup final , while French global Koscielny suffered the same fate in a league game late in the season. Despite breaking their club record to bring in Alexandre Lacazette , Arsenal's spending this summer has been less substantial than some of their direct rivals, but Conte is still expecting Wenger's side to be challenging at the top of the table.

Sports Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season
Author: 0 Rapoport: LB Malcolm Smith out for the season

Williams broke into the National Football League as an undrafted rookie in 2014 after a minicamp tryout with the Cleveland Browns, sparking his connection to Kyle Shanahan and now-49ers secondary coach Jeff Hafley. Smith was as close to a penciled in starter as you could get. The loss of Joshua Garnett is trickier. Garnett's left knee was wrapped specifically, and that the injury is not expected to end his season, per Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee .

Sports India amass 622 against Sri Lanka
Author: 0 India amass 622 against Sri Lanka

Saha was super quick to remove the bails. We will take positves out of this game - the way Mendis and Karunaratne batted in the second innings were good. We could have settled down like in the evening session. India now have a lead of 572 runs. However, Mendis and Karunaratne kept their cool and fought back brilliantly, keeping the score board ticking as they arrested the fall of wickets while continuing to score freely.

Sports Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases
Author: 0 Netanyahu downplays ex-aide's decision to testify in graft cases

An investigation against Netanyahu's alleged corruption has entered a more intense phase . The signing of such a deal is usually an indication that solid testimony is being offered, and reports over the weekend said that Harow would provide police with evidence of influence peddling by Netanyahu.

Sports Liverpool 3 Athletic Bilbao 1: Reds end impressive pre-season with win
Author: 0 Liverpool 3 Athletic Bilbao 1: Reds end impressive pre-season with win

It was his second goal of an impressive pre-season campaign. And with Coutinho being a doubt for Liverpool's Premier League opener away to Watford , Klopp says Solanke is pushing for a place in the starting XI. The Reds boss also talked about the remainder of the transfer window and shared some surprising news- Alberto Moreno is here to stay. Nonetheless, Klopp has expressed that his side will continue to try and make new signings by saying , "Until the 31st of August we run through ...

Sports Red Card Costs Lions Their Chance At First Super Rugby Title
Author: 0 Red Card Costs Lions Their Chance At First Super Rugby Title

Having failed to convert his side's second try , Mo'unga was again off target with a penalty from the halfway line, before Elton Jantjies finally got the Lions off the mark from the tee. Peyper told the South African Sevens star he had no choice but to give him a red card. The Crusaders continued to press but Israel Dagg was forced into a knock-on as he looked to pop the ball back inside for a certain try after 17 minutes.

Author: 0 Gibson to be South Africa's next head coach?

He did a great job for the West Indies , won the Twenty20 World Cup as a head coach, then lost out in a semi-final against Sri Lanka - which was a bit unfortunate for him. In May, CSA appointed a five-man panel, including former national coaches Gary Kirsten and Eric Simons, to recommend a candidate for the coaching job.

Sports Muguruza marches on in Stanford
Author: 0 Muguruza marches on in Stanford

I had to match her, be aggressive as well. She then broke Muguruza as they opened the second set with three straight service breaks, and when Keys then held she had a 3-1 lead. "I think today I was very accurate". "It's just another building block this week - definitely a huge one for me", said Bellis, who plans to leave Sunday for Toronto, where she will play Julia Georges of Germany in the opening round of the Rogers Cup.

Sports Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league
Author: 0 Neymar to miss Paris St-Germain debut in French league

But a player needs challenges." he said via Instagram . Neymar's former agent Wagner Ribeiro spoke to journalists regarding the matter and said as much. The transfer could also elevate the 25-year-old forward to new personal heights as he emerges from the shadow of Lionel Messi at Barcelona . At 30 million euros a year, Neymar will be the second highest-paid player in the world - behind Carlos Tevez and his 38 million euros a year at Shanghai Shenhua in China but ahead of ...

Sports Morten Andersen recalls his improbable journey to the HOF
Author: 0 Morten Andersen recalls his improbable journey to the HOF

There have been plenty of bruisers over the years, but those who define the position do so with elite athleticism, vision and grace. "It's huge and it's the pride to keep the running back tradition going", said Anderson. He ran by, through and around defenders. Tomlinson even threw seven touchdown passes. The NFL has moved on without San Diego. Still, Tomlinson's individual success was never matched by his team.