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Borussia Dortmund beat Freiburg for fourth consecutive Bundesliga win

• Marco Reus and Paco Alcácer maintain Dortmund momentum• Cristiano Ronaldo penalty completes Juventus victoryBorussia Dortmund earned a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Freiburg to open up a seven-point gap at the top of the Bundesliga for at least 24 hou…

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Tiger Woods stays in hunt but Stenson leads way at Arnold Palmer Invitational

• Former world No 1 five shots off lead going into final round• Stenson holds one-shot lead over Bryson DeChambeauHenrik Stenson held a one-stroke lead over Bryson DeChambeau with Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler pushing into contention and …

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Russia claims first Rio 2016 gold medal with Beslan Mudranov judo win

• Mudranov beats Yeldos Smetov to triumph in men’s -60kg division
• Swimmer wins appeal against doping ban but finishes last in heat

Russia gained their first gold medal of Rio 2016 after the 30-year-old judoka Beslan Mudranov triumphed in the men’s -60kg division final.

The International Judo Federation, of which Vladimir Putin is honorary president, allowed all Russian athletes to compete at Rio 2016 and Mudranov secured gold on the first day of Olympic competition.

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Borussia Dortmund’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan breaks Hannover resistance

Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for Borussia Dortmund as they laboured to a 1-0 win over the bottom side, Hannover, and provisionally cut Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga lead to five points.

Dortmund were forced to be patient against Hannover’s defensive setup before Mkhitaryan broke the deadlock in the 57th minute when he saw his chance and let fly inside the far post.

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Michael Cheika admits yelling ‘kick for goal’ before Australia’s late try

• Cheika conceded he wanted players to go for match-tying kick rather than try
• Coach hails Wallabies’ winning mentality and talks of boosted confidence

Australia’s coach, Michael Cheika, admitted he was hoping his players would go for a match-tying kick at goal after Tevita Kuridrani scored a dramatic last-gasp try to give the Wallabies a 24-20 victory over South Africa in their Rugby Championship opener in Brisbane.

The Wallabies kicked for touch to set up the lineout from which they clinched victory, Kuridrani crashing over the line in a scrum of bodies, getting just enough pressure on the ball to convince the television official that he had grounded it.

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