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Premier League sides Leicester, Liverpool and Chelsea will be among a very powerful line-up for the 2016 International Champions Cup. Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic will also be among the 10-strong field for the transatlantic event, which will serve as a tasty appetiser ahead of the 2016-17 European campaign.Some of the continents biggest clubs round out the competitors in the form of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Inter and AC Milan. Celtic Park will play host to the tournaments opening game, and current Premier League leaders Leicester will be the visitors on July 23.Leicesters invitation is an acknowledgement of their superb campaign and they will go on to play PSG in Los Angeles on July 30 and Barcelona at the Friends Arena in Stockholm (August 3). The Aviva Stadium will host an enticing clash between Celtic and Barcelona Following the Leicester match, Celtic will play Barcelona at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin (July 30) and Inter on August 13 (venue to be confirmed).Liverpool will open their campaign against Chelsea at the Rose Bowl in California on July 28 before going on to play AC Milan in Santa Clara (July 31) and Barcelona (August 6 - European venue to be confirmed).Chelseas final two matches are against Real Madrid (July 30 - United States venue to be confirmed) and AC Milan (August 3 - US Bank Stadium, Minnesota). Liverpool and Chelsea will face each other at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena The participating teams and fixtures were announced at a press conference in New York on Tuesday.Leicester chief executive Susan Whelan said: An invitation to participate in the International Champions Cup highlights the significant impression the club is making on an international audience. We are delighted to be involved in this years competition.The ICC is a great opportunity to compete with some of Europes leading clubs and to further promote the club, and the city of Leicester, around the world.Charlie Stillitano, the chairman of event organisers Relevant Sports, said: This is the best roster of teams in ICC history and having them start their 2016-2017 campaign playing against each other will be a treat for both fans and the players.Games will be played in two continents but the event is officially billed as the North America edition of the International Champions Cup.Manchester City have previously announced they will play in a concurrent version of the tournament in China, with Tottenham featuring in the Australian event. Yeezy Boost 750 Red October . 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The British bulldog spirit relegated China to third with only the U.S. ahead of them.Fans didnt dare breathe, let alone turn away from the Olympics action as those in blue, red and white stuck their flag into the heart of the Games with a run of six golds, beginning with Max Whitlock making history and ending with Andy Murray making history, with Justin Rose making history in between for good measure.It was a day that heralded in the new guard, both in a sporting and individualistic sense, across a remarkable range of sports.The focus traditionally switches to the track and field in the second week, but at the halfway mark in these Games, Great Britain are looking to exceed their medal target of 48, with 38 -- excluding Giles Scotts pending gold in sailing, which will be confirmed on Tuesday -- already guaranteed. That tally surpasses the 37 medal haul at the end of the corresponding day at London 2012 and the 25 in Beijing.At this rate, they will be charged for excess baggage on their flights home from Rio.But it was the day of firsts, which makes this extra special. Golf was a tournament shunned by some of the top players in the world under the cloud of the Zika outbreak yet Rose bought into the Team GB mentality from the start.He wanted to be in the Village, he wanted to be in and around his GB teammates and ensured he was at the opening ceremony. He spent time as a fan at the swimming on opening weekend. He wanted to glean everything possible out of the Olympic experience, including gold.On Thursday, he struck the first hole-in-one in Olympic history. On Sunday afternoon, his score of 16-under secured the first Olympic golf gold since 1904. He is the sports modern Olympics pioneer. Even Jordan Spieth, back home in the U.S., tweeted his desire to compete at Tokyo 2020.Olympic champion? That has a cool ring to it, Rose said afterward. I have had a few fitness issues this year and in the back of mind I have wanted to be 100 percent for Rio. I have done a lot of hard work, sacrificed a lot of hours in the gym to get myself to feel good.Things started to trend up this week, I felt really strong, my recovery was great, each day I came out playing my best golf.Honestly this is just a dream come true, I have been thinking about Rio for a long, long time. It is just crazy, just so good.While Rose was making history on the Olympics golf course, gymnast Whitlock was carving out his own slice. First, he triumphed in the mens floor, an event in which he had thought bronze was no more than an outside possibility, as three of his fancied rivals stumbled and slipped in a rraucous arena.ddddddddddddWhitlock was actually jeered at the end of his routine because the partisan Brazilian crowd were desperate for their heroes, Diego Hypolito and Arthur Mariano -- who took silver and bronze -- to succeed. It was, at least, a backhanded compliment.Then he had to find some calm and reset, to take on the pommel horse and his fierce rival: fellow Briton Louis Smith. Whitlock did so in style with an impressive routine, celebrating while a distraught Smith, who took silver, could only look away.After becoming the first Briton to win an all-round gymnastics medal in 108 years earlier in these Games, Whitlock becomes the first from his nation to win a gymnastics gold. Two in two hours is simply audacious.Ive completely outdone myself. Its incredible, he said. The floor was a surprise. It was quite difficult to come back for the second event -- I couldnt take in what I had just done. This has outdone all of my expectations and I am proud to say I have made history.A few miles away in the open Brazilian air, Giles Scott, who narrowly missed out on the one spot for the sailing in London, filled the void left by four-time gold medalist Sir Ben Ainslie to secure his place at the top of the leader board on the waters of Marina da Gloria. All he has to do is fulfill the formalities of the medal race on Tuesday to get that gold medal around his neck.But it was not just about the new faces. Established heroes were showing their desire had not waned a fraction.In track cycling, Jason Kenny also joined British heroes of Saturday. 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Ill relax for that and give myself the best chance I can.And then Murray.Britains pioneering two-time Wimbledon champion and reigning Olympic champion defended his title in an emotional win over Argentinas Juan Martin del Potro.While there will be talk of complacency being kept at bay, these are remarkable achievements -- one of those decade-defining days. The truly great thing for Great Britain? There are still seven days to come. ' ' '

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