Record setting events

Kenya's Hellen Onsando Obiri celebrates after winning the gold medal as she crosses the finish line of the women's 5000-meter final during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
August 13, 2017 - 2:56 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 7:55 p.m. Hellen Obiri of Kenya ran away from favorite Almaz Ayana with 250 meters to go to win the 5,000-meter race at the world championships and deny the Ethiopian a long-distance double. Obiri got her final kick going...
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Portugal's Ines Henriques celebrates after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women's 50-kilometer race walk during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
August 13, 2017 - 11:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships produced a world record. Ines Henriques of Portugal bettered her own mark on Sunday by finishing in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the two-kilometer loop in central London. "The last 5 (kilometers) were really tough,"...
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Colombia's Eider Arevalo, foreground, drinks water as Germany's Carl Dohmann, background, refreshes himself during men's 20-kilometer race walk at the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 13, 2017 - 10:50 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 3:45 p.m. Eider Arevalo won gold in the men's 20-kilometer walk at the world championships. The Colombian won the race in 1 hour, 18 minutes, 53 seconds. He beat 18-year-old Sergei Shirobokov of Russia by only two seconds...
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China's Yang Jiayu crosses the line to win gold ahead of silver medal winner Mexico's Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez in the women's 20-kilometer race walk during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 13, 2017 - 9:02 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 1:55 p.m. Yang Jiayu of China won the women's 20-kilometer walk at the world championships. Yang finished in a personal best 1 hour, 26 minutes, 18 seconds on the two-kilometer loop in central London, only 1 second ahead...
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Portugal's Ines Henriques celebrates when winning the gold medal in the women's 50-kilometer race walk during the World Athletics Championships in London Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
August 13, 2017 - 7:22 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ___ 12:10 p.m. Ines Henriques of Portugal set a world record while winning the first women's 50-kilometer walk at the world championships. Henriques bettered her own record by winning in 4 hours, 5 minutes, 56 seconds on the...
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, center, celebrates with teammates after he hit a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Miami. Stanton hit his Major League-leading 40th home run as the Marlins won 6-3. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 12, 2017 - 3:22 am
MIAMI (AP) — Two of the game's best players reached impressive statistical marks on Friday. Giancarlo Stanton hit his Major League-leading 40th home run as the Miami Marlins beat Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Friday night. "When he's making contact, he's got a good shot to continue...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner reaches around the tag of New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario for stolen base during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in New York. Turner was called out on the play by second base umpire Will Little, but the call on the field was overruled by the Dodgers' manager's challenge. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 06, 2017 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Turner's caught stealing turned into a two-out stolen base when a video review determined he reached around Amed Rosario to evade the rookie shortstop's tag, sparking a three-run first inning that started the record-setting Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 rout of the Mets on...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner reaches around the tag of New York Mets shortstop Amed Rosario for stolen base during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, in New York. Turner was called out on the play by second base umpire Will Little, but the call on the field was overruled by the Dodgers' manager's challenge. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 06, 2017 - 11:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Turner's caught stealing turned into a two-out stolen base when a video review determined he reached around Amed Rosario to evade the rookie shortstop's tag, sparking a three-run first inning that started the record-setting Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-0 rout of the Mets on...
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August 06, 2017 - 6:37 pm
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Lochte set a meet record with a time of 1:59.24 in the finals of the men's 200 meter individual medley Sunday at the U.S. Open. Lochte bested the previous mark of 1:59.26 set by Michael Phelps on Nov. 30, 2006. Xavier Mohammed finished second in 2:00.47, and Sam...
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FILE- In this Saturday, May 9, 2015 file photo, FC Barcelona's Neymar celebrates after scoring against Real Sociedad during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona said Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, Neymar's 222 million euro ($262 million) release clause must be paid in full if the Brazil striker wants to leave. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
August 03, 2017 - 5:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar — a player they believe will bring them Champions League glory. The Brazil star became the most expensive player in soccer history...
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