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 Argentina humiliated double defending Olympic champions Germany 5-2 to reach the men's hockey final for the first time on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Argentina humiliated double defending Olympic champions Germany 5-2 to reach the men's hockey final for the first time on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Germany's Fabian Hambuechen won the men's gymnastics horizontal bar gold at the Olympics on Tuesday to add to his silver and bronze from London and Beijing. The German, 28, scored 15.766 points to beat America's Danell Leyva into silver (15.500) while Nile Wilson of Great Britain won bronze (15.466). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Germany's Fabian Hambuechen won the men's gymnastics horizontal bar gold at the Olympics on Tuesday to add to his silver and bronze from London and Beijing. The German, 28, scored 15.766 points to beat America's Danell Leyva into silver (15.500) while Nile Wilson of Great Britain won bronze (15.466). (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 USA star Simone Biles claimed a record-equalling fourth Olympic women's gold on the floor in Rio on Tuesday as former gymnastics giants China flopped to their worst Games showing in 32 years.<br />(Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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USA star Simone Biles claimed a record-equalling fourth Olympic women's gold on the floor in Rio on Tuesday as former gymnastics giants China flopped to their worst Games showing in 32 years.
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 Sweden ended a disconsolate Marta's dreams of guiding Brazil's women to a first Olympic football gold medal Tuesday with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win to book their place in the gold medal match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Sweden ended a disconsolate Marta's dreams of guiding Brazil's women to a first Olympic football gold medal Tuesday with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win to book their place in the gold medal match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Usain Bolt took another step in his quest for an unprecedented sprint
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Usain Bolt took another step in his quest for an unprecedented sprint "triple triple" when he safely negotiated the first round of the 200m on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Croatia's Sandra Perkovic overcame nerves and early fouls to successfully defend her Olympic discus title on Tuesday, winning with a best throw of a 69.21 metres. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Croatia's Sandra Perkovic overcame nerves and early fouls to successfully defend her Olympic discus title on Tuesday, winning with a best throw of a 69.21 metres. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Wrestler Hardeep Singh (R) crashed out of the men's Greco-Roman 98 kg 1/8 Final after losing to Turkey's Cenk Ildem 1-2 on points at the Rio Olympics. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Wrestler Hardeep Singh (R) crashed out of the men's Greco-Roman 98 kg 1/8 Final after losing to Turkey's Cenk Ildem 1-2 on points at the Rio Olympics. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu caused a huge upset, stunning World No.2 Wang Yihan of China in straight games to enter the semi-finals of the women's singles category at the ongoing Rio Olympics.
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Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu caused a huge upset, stunning World No.2 Wang Yihan of China in straight games to enter the semi-finals of the women's singles category at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

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 Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimikordasiabi set a new world record of 216kg in the snatch in the men's superheavyweight +105kg competition at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
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Iranian weightlifter Behdad Salimikordasiabi set a new world record of 216kg in the snatch in the men's superheavyweight +105kg competition at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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 Belgium set up an intriguing men's Olympic hockey final against Argentina after they dumped out the world's second-ranked team the Netherlands with a resounding 3-1 semi-final victory on Tuesday. (Reuters)
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Belgium set up an intriguing men's Olympic hockey final against Argentina after they dumped out the world's second-ranked team the Netherlands with a resounding 3-1 semi-final victory on Tuesday. (Reuters)

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