With a third Tour title coming up, Chris Froome turns focus to Rio

Froome, a bronze Olympic medalist in the time trial four years ago in London, will once again be among the favorites in the race against the clock in Brazil.

Nico Rosberg edges out Lewis Hamilton at the first corner of the Interlagos event in Sao Paulo

Nico Rosberg takes Hungarian GP pole, edges Hamilton, Ricciardo

Rosberg of Mercedes will start from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of teammate Hamilton & Ricciardo of Red Bull.

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Fifita finished off a brilliant Hurricanes play in their 41-0 thumping of the Sharks at the Cake Tin.

The Canes unleashed all their tricks to put Vaea Fifita over the line in their 41-0 thumping of the Sharks at the Cake Tin.

Hurricanes storm into semi-finals with huge win

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The little halfback had a blinder last night having a hand in multiple tries as the Hurricanes thumped the Sharks 41-0.

TJ Perenara embarrasses his opposite, sparking Canes' attack with brilliant bump off

Perenara had a hand in multiple tries as the Hurricanes thumped the Sharks 41-0.

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The team is preparing to take on the NSW Swifts, including their former skipper Laura Langman.

Magic 'Mana' hoping to avenge biggest loss of the season in upcoming netball semi-final

The team is preparing to take on the NSW Swifts, including their former skipper Laura Langman.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 23: Damian McKenzie of the Chiefs scores a try during the Super Rugby Quarter Final match between the DHL Stormers and Chiefs at DHL Newlands on July 23, 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Hurricanes, Chiefs, Lions, Highlanders through to Super Rugby semis

The Chiefs and the Hurricanes underlined the strength of the NZ teams in Super Rugby as they won their quarter-finals by huge margins this weekend.

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Walsh threw 21.54m in the second round to earn a silver medal at the IAAF Diamond League in London.

Powerhouse Kiwi shot-putter Tom Walsh executes exceptional throw for silver in London

Walsh threw 21.54m in the second round to earn a silver medal at the IAAF Diamond League in London.

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McCartney earned a podium finish at the IAAF Diamond League clearing 4.62m for a third place finish.

Rio-bound Kiwi pole-vaulter Eliza McCartney wins medal at London meet

McCartney earned a podium finish at the IAAF Diamond League clearing 4.62m for a third place finish.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 23:  England batsman Joe Root sweeps to pick up some runs watched by Sarfraz Ahmed during day two of the 2nd Investec Test match between England and Pakistan at Old Trafford on July 23, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Pakistan on the back foot after incredible double century by Joe Root

England rode on Root's career-best 254 to declare on a massive 589-8 and Chris Woakes' triple strike against Pakistan.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 23:  Tohu Harris of the Storm is tackled during the round 20 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Sydney Roosters at AAMI Park on July 23, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Storm lead NRL ladder after dominant performance over Roosters

Melbourne have maintained their charge for the NRL minor premiership with a classy 26-10 win over the Sydney Roosters at AAMI Park.

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Chiefs player Damian McKenzie.

As It Happened: Irresistable Chiefs comprehensively crush Stormers

From first whistle to last, the Chiefs gave the Stormers an attacking rugby lesson to reach the semifinals.

A federal police agent leads a handcuffed suspect who authorities say was arrested on terrorism-related charges in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Ten Brazilians, who according to authorities pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group, were arrested Thursday. Authorities also described them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility of staging attacks during next month's Olympics.  (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Brazil police arrest man suspected of Olympics attack plans

The man turned himself in yesterday in the central-western state of Mato Grosso.

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Even after hesitating the Chiefs winger had too much gas.

James Lowe chip and chase burns sluggish Stormers cover

Even after hesitating the Chiefs winger had too much gas.

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Chiming into the backline, Damian McKenzie set up yet another try to be finish by whippet Brad Weber.

McKenzie flick pass sparks half-field Chiefs scorcher

Chiming into the backline, Damian McKenzie set up yet another try to be finished by whippet Brad Weber.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 15:  Konrad Hurrell of the Titans makes a break during the round 19 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Gold Coast Titans at WIN Jubilee Stadium on July 15, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Konrad Hurrell's Titans crush Eels’ NRL finals hopes

Parramatta's NRL top-eight hopes are over after falling 34-14 to the Titans in last night's clash on the Gold Coast.

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The Crusaders centre reels away in pain as blood begins to gush from the boot wound.

Watch: Boot sprig opens up gash on Ryan Crotty's face

The Crusaders centre reels away in pain as blood begins to gush from the boot wound.

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The Crusaders centre reels away in pain as blood begins to gush from the boot wound.

As It Happened: Fatigued Crusaders get run ragged in a bridge too far

Ultimately, the slow start and fatigue factor counted against the Crusaders who couldn't get a foot hold against the Lions.

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Two tries, a yellow card, the first ten minutes can't get much worse....

Catastrophic start for Crusaders puts Lions on semifinal fast track

Two tries, a yellow card, the first ten minutes can't get much worse....

James Marshall kicks

Hurricanes storm into semi-finals with huge win

Beauden Barrett and TJ Perenara star to give Hurricanes a home semi-final.

Broncos duo facing bans after Panthers defeat

Sam Thaiday and Josh McGuire are looking at suspensions after incidents during the Broncos 31-12 loss to the Panthers.

The Hurricanes celebrate a try against the Sharks

As it happened: Hurricanes blow away Sharks to seal semi-final spot

The Hurricanes have become the second Kiwi side through to the Super Rugby semi-finals, with a crushing 41-0 win over the Sharks.

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The Brumbies slumped to its fifth successive defeat to New Zealand teams this season after going down to the Highlanders.

The wait is on to see where, when and who Highlanders play next

The Brumbies slumped to its fifth successive defeat to NZ teams this season after going down to the Highlanders.

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Warriors late comeback not enough as Raiders claim crucial win in Golden Point thriller

The 26-22 loss is the third golden point loss in four defeats for the Warriors.

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As it happened: Croker treble gives Warriors golden point loss

The Warriors suffered yet another loss in golden point, going down 26-22 against Canberra

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Jordan Rapana was quickly given a replacement following the exposing incident.

Anyone got a spare jersey? Warriors' Sam Lisone rips Raiders winger's top to shreds

Jordan Rapana was quickly given a replacement following the exposing incident.

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'How did he hold on to that!?' Vatuvei celebrates 150th try with juggling, around-the-back stunner

Commentators, fans and Raiders alike were all left in awe of the magical finish The Beast put on to give the Warriors the lead.

Martin Guptill

Black Caps batsmen among the runs in warm-up clash

Four batsmen make half-centuries in warm up against Zimbabwe "A" side.

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Kiwi no.1 nails long range effort to seal place in the third round at the Canadian open.

Danny Lee sinks monster putt to advance in Canada

The Kiwi golfer showed nerves of steel, putting in from 35 yards to make the cut in Ontario.

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Bolt had no issues in his return from injury taking out the 200m final Diamond League with a quick time of 19.89 seconds.

'Bolt is away from this field' - Usain Bolt cruises to victory in 200m event in London

Bolt had no issues taking out the 200m final Diamond League with a time of 19.89 seconds.

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Harrison, 23, ran 12.20 seconds to surpass Yordanka Donkova’s previous mark of 12.21 seconds from 1988.

Usain Bolt return from injury upstaged by 28-year World Record being broken

Bolt looked in fine shape for the Olympics by winning his last race before Rio de Janeiro on his return from injury.

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