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WATCH: Gold medal diver Ilya Zakharov slips out of competition

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There will be a new Olympic gold medalist in the men’s 3m springboard.

WATCH: Reigning gold medalist out of 3m springboard after semis

Russia’s Ilya Zakharov arrived in Rio as the defending champion in the event, and he also took silver at the World Championships last year, with many expecting him to get onto the medal stand. Unfortunately for Zakharov things didn’t go as planned on his fourth round attempt, as his left leg gave out some upon second contact with the diving board. That resulted in an awkward attempt to salvage the dive, only to belly flop into the pool.

Zakharov isn’t the first diver to have this happen, and he won’t be the last either. And to have this happen on a stage that comes along only once every four years is unfortunate.

New Zealand sweeps Rugby World Cup Sevens, celebrates with haka

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SAN FRANCISCO — New Zealand has won a World Cup Sevens double for the second time after the men’s team beat England 33-12 in San Francisco on Sunday to follow the Black Ferns’ win in the women’s tournament.

The New Zealand teams won the men’s and women’s titles in Russia in 2013 and again were dominant.

Sione Molia scored two of New Zealand’s five tries in the men’s final, and South Africa held off Olympic champion Fiji 24-19 to take bronze.

The weekend results mean New Zealanders are the men’s and women’s World Cup holders in the traditional 15-a-side rugby and the sevens.

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Tour de France rider expelled for punching cyclist

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CARCASSONNE, FRANCE (AP) — Team Sky rider Gianni Moscon was expelled from the Tour de France on Sunday after he appeared to deliberately hit a fellow cyclist during the race.

The Italian lashed out at French rider Elie Gesbert of Team Fortuneo while both were competing during Stage 15 from Millau to Carcassonne.

“I’m sorry for today’s incident, and I totally regret my actions,” Moscon said. “I would like to personally apologize to Elie Gesbert…. What happened was wrong and was a bad example coming from me to everyone, and I want to publicly apologize. … I make no excuse for it and accept the decision of the race organizers.”

Team Sky director Dave Brailsford said the team would consider taking further action against Moscon after the Tour concludes next weekend.

The 24-year-old Moscon was suspended by Sky for six weeks last year for using a racial slur against an opponent.

His expulsion leaves Sky with seven riders.

Sky’s Geraint Thomas is leading the race ahead of teammate Chris Froome after 15 of 21 stages.

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