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Rio 2016 men’s basketball: China v USA live!

The US men, chasing a third straight gold, get their campaign underway against China. Follow all the action live with DJ Gallo Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/live/2016/aug/06/rio-2016-mens-basketball-china-v-usa-live

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USA basketball stars stay on Rio cruise ship but Jimmy Butler fears water

The Chicago Bulls star doesnt want his room facing the water, according to his US team-mate Draymond Green The US mens basketball team caused a stir when they announced theyd be staying on a luxury cruise ship rather than roughing it in the Olympic village. But Jimmy Butler, the Chicago …

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NBA star Andrew Bogut rips Olympic village but officials say it’s all in jest

Boomers center sends mocking tweets about standard of Australian teams accommodations shortly after arrival in Rio on Monday night Its hard enough finding suitable accommodation when youre 7ft tall, so the Dallas Mavericks and Australia center Andrew Bogut may not have been expecting too much when he turned up at …

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Draymond Green’s woes continue after posting penis picture to Snapchat

Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal after he posted an embarrassing picture to social media Draymond Greens build-up to the Olympics remains less than ideal. On Sunday the Golden State Warriors star, who will be representing the US at the Rio Games, was forced to apologize …

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Three black women’s basketball players sue Missouri college

Three black women sue Missouris Cottey College saying they were punished more severely than white players and kicked out without justification Three black womens basketball players are suing a small southwest Missouri college, alleging they were treated differently than white players before they were kicked out of the school without …

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Oklahoma City’s Enes Kanter receives death threats after failed coup in Turkey

Thunder center said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter said hes received death threats following the coup in Turkey that failed to overthrow president Recep Tayyip Erdoans regime. The 24-year-old posted screenshots …

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Why US women are likely to outperform the men again at the Olympics

The Americans are favorites in most team sports, and the gymnasts are as strong as ever. But staying ahead of the rest of the world remains a challenge The Year of the Woman, the headlines proclaimed throughout the 2012 Olympics. Globally, participation was up to 44.3% of the total athletes …

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Hyped prospect Dario Saric signs contract with Philadelphia 76ers

Sixers sign touted international prospect two years after acquiring his rights on a draft-night trade The Philadelphia 76ers have signed international prospect DarioSarictwo years after they acquired his rights on a draft-night deal. Saricwas originally drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 12th overall pick of the 2014 NBA draft …

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Police walk off job after Minnesota Lynx players wear Black Lives Matter shirts

Four off-duty officers walked off the job after Minnesota Lynx players wore pregame warm-up jerseys supporting the Black Lives Matter movement A police union official says four off-duty Minneapolis officers working a WNBA game on a freelance basis walked off the job at the citys Target Center arena Saturday after …

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Kevin Durant officially joins Warriors: It was feelings I couldnt ignore

Former OKC star is officially introduced as a Golden State player, and becomes highest paid player on the roster A beaming Kevin Durant was officially introduced as a Warriors player on Tuesday, and the latest addition to Golden States star-packed roster admitted he felt as comfortable as Ive ever felt …

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