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World Championships 2017: Great Britain win relay silver & bronze

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s 4×400 metres women won a brilliant silver and the GB men bronze as the host nation finished the World Championships on a high. Behind a superlative US performance for gold, the British quartet of Zoey Clark, Laviai Nielsen, Eilidh Doyle and Emily Diamond made it seven world medals in seven championships as they held off Poland. A few minutes later Matthew Hudson-Smith, Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif and Martyn Rooney ran a superb race to take the British medal tally to six, ...

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Great Britain claim world 4x100m world gold as Usain Bolt pulls up in final race

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years. But with the young GB women’s sprint quartet storming to a silver of their own it felt like a generational shift as the stadium came alive just ...

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L.A. still great without Clayton Kershaw, but should trade for a starter

1:22 PM ET It has been a week since Clayton Kershaw left a start after two innings and Dodgers Nation immediately entered a state of mass anguish. In the midst of the best regular season in team history, the best pitcher in the game had injured his back — a back that has often carried the Los Angeles Dodgers in recent years. Consider that in winning four consecutive division titles from 2013 to ’16, the Dodgers were 79-35 in games Kershaw started, a .693 winning percentage. In games he didn’t ...

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Apple is removing VPN apps that allow users to skirt China's Great Firewall

China’s multifaceted messaging app: WeChat Apple is removing software from its app store in China that allows users to skirt the country’s Great Firewall. The operators of two virtual private networks, or VPNs, said Saturday that they had been notified by Apple that their products were being removed from its app store in China. “We are writing to notify you that your application will be removed from the China App Store because it includes content that is illegal in China,” Apple said in a notice to ExpressVPN. “We know this ...

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Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

Staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital have received death threats over the treatment of baby Charlie Gard. The hospital said police had been called after families were “harassed” and “unacceptable behaviour” was recorded in the hospital. It is involved in a legal battle to remove life support from the 11-month-old, who has a rare genetic disorder. His parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard said they did not condone abuse and had also faced “nasty and hurtful remarks”. Charlie, who was born on 4 August 2016, has a form of mitochondrial ...

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This credit card offers great rewards … if you spend $7,500

5 stunning stats about credit cards What would you buy with $ 7,500? A first class ticket and a week long stay in Fiji? A new pair of shoes … or several? A bunch of high-end massages? That’s how much you’ll need to spend in the first three months to earn the sign-up rewards on the revamped Citi Prestige card announced this week. Charging $ 7,500 in three months will get you 75,000 sign-up points and a doubling in redemption value of points to cash. And according to the offering, ...

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In a First, Juno Probe Will Fly Over the Great Red Spot of Jupiter

Jupiter’s defining feature is the Great Red Spot, a swirling vortex of gas about 10,250 miles (10,250) kilometers in diameter. We don’t know how long this giant storm has been active, but it may have been observed as early as 1664 by Robert Hooke. All these years later, we’re about to get our first up-close look at the Great Red Spot thanks to the Juno probe. It’s a good thing, too—the Great Red Spot is shrinking fast, and we don’t know why. The Juno probe arrived in Orbit of Jupiter ...

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WWE Great Balls of Fire 2017 Results – Live Match Updates

The Raw brand-exclusive event Great Balls of Fire, named after a Jerry Lee Lewis song from 60 years ago, is coming to PPV and the WWE Network today. There will be, believe it or not, five title defenses during the event, which has an incredibly stacked card. Great Balls of Fire takes place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. There are eight matches on the card, one of which will take place on the Kickoff Show. Brock Lesnar returns to defend his Universal Championship against Samoa Joe, and ...

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Dan Evans: Great Britain Davis Cup player fails drugs test

Wimbledon on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Coverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. British number three Dan Evans has announced he tested positive for cocaine in a drugs test taken in April. The 27-year-old, who has played for Britain in the Davis Cup, learned of the failed test earlier this week and said he had “let a lot of people down”. “I made a mistake and I must face up to ...

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NBA 2K18 Cover Star Revealed, And It's A Great, Timely Choice

2K Sports today announced the cover star for NBA 2K18. On the same day that the NBA Finals begins, 2K confirmed that one of the competitors, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, will be on the cover. This is Irving’s first time on the cover of an NBA 2K game, though he was on the cover of NBA Live 14 from EA Sports back in 2013. “It is well known that I’m an avid player of this series and I am honoured to be the cover athlete of NBA 2K18,” ...

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