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Sport News Update, what you need to know

AAP logoAAP 31/07/2016

OLYMPICS - With the number of Russian athletes allowed to compete at the Rio Olympics unknown five days before the opening ceremony, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach says the decision to not ban the whole Russian team over widespread state-backed doping hasn't damaged the credibility of the Games.

OLYMPICS - Brazilian firemen stole Zika-protective shirts from Australia's residence during an evacuation of the Rio Olympics athletes' village, when a laptop was also pinched and other computer equipment rifled through. Australian team boss Kitty Chiller says she crossed paths with the thieves at the height of Friday's fire drama at the village.

MOTORSPORT - Australian Daniel Ricciardo has placed second in the German Grand Prix behind British driver Lewis Hamilton who extended his lead over Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg at the top of the world championship standings.

OLYMPICS - The Australian men's basketball team have been buoyed by the return of star centre Andrew Bogut, who had his first hit out in more than six weeks in the Boomers' 82-53 Olympic Games warm-up win against China.

TENNIS - Fifth seed Simona Halep of Romania took advantage of an error-prone display by American Madison Keys to claim her 14th WTA title with a 7-6(2) 6-3 victory in the Rogers Cup final in Montreal.

CYCLING - Australians Mark Renshaw and Michael Matthews have come second and third in the 202km RideLondon-Surrey Classic in a dramatic sprint finish behind Belgian Tom Boonen of the Etiix-Quick Step.

GOLF - Ariya Jutanugarn has become the first Thai golfer to win a major championship by taking the Ricoh Women's British Open title on Sunday.

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