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Iranian cyclist dies after crash in Paralympics road race

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - An Iranian Paralympic cyclist died Saturday in Rio after an accident in the road race on the penultimate day of the Games, a Paralympic official said. The IPC confirmed an investigation into the circumstances of the accident has been launched. Golbarnezhad was born in Shiraz, Iran. The 48-year-old's appearance here came four years after he made his Paralympic debut at London 2012, finishing 23rd in the road C4-5.



Liverpool's Joel Matip: I don't give a f**k about Costa's antics

The Cameroon global also revealed he is planning to miss out on the Africa Cup of Nations in January in order to focus on settling in at Liverpool. "They can say what they want", Matip told The Telegraph . "But I don't prepare only for Costa". Costa and Reds captain Jordan Henderson were involved in "an angry tunnel bust-up" in January a year ago following a 1-1 draw between the two sides, per David Anderson in the Mirror .


Premier League Preview and Prediction: Chelsea vs Liverpool

Premier League Preview and Prediction: Chelsea vs Liverpool

Although he did not score at Anfield, Daniel Sturridge looked back to his best and produced a stunning assist to set up Sadio Mane . "Last season was not a Chelsea season and now they are back on track, so we need to be ready for a real challenge".



No. 19 Mississippi vs. No. 1 Alabama marquee SEC game

Ole Miss-Alabama is appointment television in Week 3, because that Crimson Tide has met a sandbar in each of the last two seasons . Alabama has taped pictures of Ole Miss players in their weight room as a motivational tactic this week.


Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

Bills concerns mount after getting off to 0-2 start

The Bills are 0-2 and starting down a part of the schedule which isn't conducive to turning things around quickly, with games against the Cardinals and Patriots on the horizon. The offense was much improved, with Tyrod Taylor going 18 of 30 for 297 yards and three touchdowns. "I went up to him during the game and said, 'Man, you're hot right now, ' " Marshall said, per ESPN's Rich Cimini .