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Allyson Felix Now Has The Most Gold Medals Of Any Female Runner Ever

The United States maintained their iron grip on the Olympic women’s 4×400 meters relay on Saturday when they held off Jamaica for their sixth straight victory in the event to give anchor Allyson Felix her sixth career gold, a world record.

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Neymar the shootout hero blasts Brazil to Olympic football gold against Germany

Well, the Olympics have turned up. What a night this was in the Maracaña, as Brazil’s long-nursed dreams of a first Olympic football gold medal were stretched thin, wrung out a little more and then finally delivered via Neymar’s winning kick in the decisive penalty shootout.

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Wayde Van Niekerk Smashes Michael Johnson’s 17-Year-Old 400m Record

South African Wayde van Niekerk chopped 15 hundredths of a second off Michael Johnson’s 400m record, set in 1999, en route to a dominating gold medal performance in Rio.

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Carmelo Anthony saves USA as Australia fall just short

They put a scare into the US basketball team that no one imagined was possible. For most of a game that seemed impossible to happen, Australia taunted the best collection of NBA players in the world, throwing up-jumpers, shaking the rim with dunks, and sending a message that America might not be as mighty as it thought it was.

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