The Soviet Union's Larisa Latynina (Melbourne 1956), Hungary's Agnes Keleti (Melbourne 1956) and Czech Vera Caslavska (Mexico City 1968) are the only women to have won four golds at a single Games. Pole vault finalists, discus throwers, and hurdlers all went scurrying for cover when the rain kept falling on Monday night and turned the blue track into a series of pools and puddles.
Her challenge Tuesday comes in the floor exercise, where the American gymnast will try to fend off teammate Aly Raisma. Simone Biles, right, applauds USA teammate Lauren Hernandez for winning the silver. For Biles, she completed an absurdly impressive run at Rio 2016. With it, Biles took her place alongside only four female gymnasts to win four golds in a single Olympics.
So, that's why the race was slow. While Bolt was kicking out of the blocks, as is his preference in this race, he took it easy down the stretch. Bolt won his third 100-metre gold medal that day in 9.81 seconds. "I wasn't pleased", Bolt said , in answer to the first question he was asked at the winner's news conference. The Jamaican added: "I'm excited about what's about to happen for the rest of the Olympics".
The inaugural open water event in 2008 was staged at Beijing's rowing and canoeing canal. The 19-year-old already has three golds from the team final, the all-around and the vault, which she won on Sunday. Biles' biggest challenge will come from Russia's Maria Paseka, who upset Biles at the 2015 world championships. Defending champion Ranomi Kromowidjojo was in Lane 3, with the fastest qualifier in both the heats and semis, Pernille Blume in Lane 4.
Manchester City, seen as title favorites this season under new manager Pep Guardiola, is at home to Sunderland in the day's late game. Robert Snodgrass fired a 57th minute victor for Hull but Claudio Ranieri's Leicester lacked the intensity that underpinned their previous campaign.
The 23-year-old will be crucial to Steaua's chances against City. "I would like them to go to the stadium and for them to think wow, I like how they play". Calling the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich head coach "the best manager in the world", Stones talked about his determination to nail down a starting role with last season's Champions League semi-finalists.
Pardee Road in Webberville was briefly closed due to a downed power line, but otherwise Benjamin said damage reports have been limited to branches and tree limbs. Residents in Mason's Summer Wood subdivision were among those facing standing water during their morning commutes, although the problem was localized.
Laura Trott gave Great Britain their fifth track cycling gold medal with a commanding performance. It's the second silver medal from the Rio Olympics for Hammer, a longtime Temecula, California, resident. Sarah Hammer won a silver medal in the women's omnium cycling event Tuesday afternoon. "I don't know", she said. "I didn't expect that at all, that it all came together".
Germany on Friday, Aug. 19 at 4:30 p.m. ET. Sweden coach Pia Sundhage used a similar tactic against Brazil, changing her approach after losing to Brazil 5-1 in group play. Sweden will next face either Germany or Canada. Not this time. This time she went pure loser and lout. Sweden was riding high after knocking off the three-time defending champion United States in the quarterfinals.
Upon hearing the news, Burnell launched into a blistering rant about the race and officials, calling it "an absolute joke". "The guy who should have been disqualified is the guy who stopped me, Oussama Mellouli, who grabbed my leg", Burnell, who won silver at the European Championships and was fifth at last year's said.
Getting Jeffery and White on the practice field together has been a struggle for the Bears, but they've now strung together four straight full practices and both players were able to play in last week's preseason opener. "Again, that's given us another - we talked about matchups - another really good player to work against, along with their [defensive] front seven".
Both athletes, clearly hurt and emotional, proceeded to take time to help each other to their feet to continue on with the race. D'Agostino told Hamblin to go on as she collapsed on to all fours on the track. Then, wrenchingly, D'Agostino went down. "She pulled me up", said Hamblin. D'Agostino appeared to be the most injured, but she hobbled through the rest of the race to finish more than 26 adrift in last.
Rio de Janeiro , Aug 15 (IANS) Swimmer Michael Phelps has said that his success at the Rio Olympics ensured he could retire without any regrets, even as he ruled out a return to competition. When Phelps saw his mother, Deborah Phelps, after the race, she was still persisting about his future. And when you factor in relay golds, Phelps' total comes out to 23.
Maria Paseka, the 2015 world champion, was second with 15.253 points followed by Giulia Steingruber of Switzerland with 15.216. "'This is fun. We're winning medals.' When we get home they have no idea what's to come - it's going to be interesting".
He also won the 5000m and 10,000m titles at the two world championships held since the London 2012 Olympic Games, meaning he could achieve a unique "quadruple-double" in Brazil, by winning the two long distance races at two consecutive Olympic Games and two consecutive world championships.
Once Mourinho was drafted in, the Belgian, along with Depay, Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Matteo Darmian, were all heavily favoured to be culled by the former Real boss as he sought to rebuild United in his own image.
Just two months past his 15th birthday, Phelps finished fifth in the Olympic final in the 200 butterfly - a sign of things to come. "So he's already eyeing them up". "I'm full of emotions now", he said. Phelps won his 23rd gold while helping Team USA clinch the 4×100 meter medley relay Saturday night . Lilly King, the 19-year-old American breaststroker who called out twice-banned Russian rival Yulia Efimova and then defeated her for the gold medal earlier this week, ended her Olympic ...
He's a charming passionate football man with steely, ambitious eyes. But it's a big step up for £33m striker Michy Batshuayi. Atlético made no secret of their desire to re-sign him and Chelsea even threatened to take action against the Spanish club in two written warnings.
Marlins president of baseball operations Mike Hill didn't reject the notion of an A-Rod signing, telling Miami reporters on Sunday that his club would "look at everything" in light of the Stanton situation. Stanton was to undergo an MRI after hurting his left groin trying to stretch a single into a double Saturday night. The Miami Marlins went to their clubhouse to celebrate a nail biting 4-3 win over the White Sox in the finale of a 3 game set.
The back pay will cover all dates since May 2012, some workers are expected to receive up to one thousand pounds. "Deep-seated problems still remain regarding the use of agency workers with the behaviour of both Transline and The Best Connection further jeopardising Sports Direct's battered reputation".
More recently he has directed The Hobbit trilogy. Hines stated that Bethesda is approached regularly with film offers but always turns them down due to the concern that the property may be mishandled by producers. Hines also revealed his concern over the idea of Bethesda not having complete control over such a project. Of course the film studio and the scriptwriter and the director are going to have a tonne of say.
Walsh Jennings/Ross are now 5-0, dropping just one set in their quest for Rio gold. The American duo will advance to the quarterfinals where they'll face the victor of the Round of 16 match between Poland's Kolosinska/Brzostek and Bawden/Clancy of Australia.
Everybody's entitled to their own opinion", he said. His flashy style of dress off-the-field, dancing in the end zone and general cocky demeanor are all sources of public criticism for Newton. "Your now former teammate Josh Norman said past year, 'I'm going to be precise when I say it: It's hate, '" said Baron. Newton said he would rather let people develop their own opinions rather than advocate for his positions.
Ledecky won the women's 800 freestyle by open water - claiming her fourth Olympic gold medal and fifth medal overall in 8:04.79. Great Britain's Jazz Carlin finished in silver with 8:16.17, while Hungary's Boglarka Kapas rounded out the podium with a time of 8:16.37.
Chapman was accused of choking his girlfriend and firing eight shots in his garage. The 1997 song played at the Cubs' home ground of Wrigley Stadium after Chapman had finished pitching the ninth inning and was walking to the dugout. "The selection of this track showed a lack of judgment and sensitivity to an important issue", Kenney said. Update: Per ESPN, the Cubs have apologized for the "irresponsible music selection" during yesterday's game, and "terminated [their] relationship with the ...
Netherlands' Sanne Wevers earned the gold, with New Jersey's Laurie Hernandez taking the silver and Biles settling for bronze. India's Dipa Karmakar made history by being the first female gymnast from her country to compete in the Olympics and make an event final by finishing fourth.
Vivani continued to ride a canny race in the points race, picking up another point at the next sprint before Lasse Norman Hansen (Denmark) attacked. At that point, all Viviani had to do was mark his rivals' moves. It has been a stunning few days for Great Britain in the velodrome with Jason Kenny (twice), Callum Skinner, Philip Hindes, Bradley Wiggins, Ed Clancy, Steven Burke, Owain Doull, Laura Trott, Joanna Rowsell-Shand, Elinor Barker and Katie Archibald already grabbing gold.
Van Niekerk, who won the 400 meters in an astonishing 43.03 seconds, is reported to be the first man to win the Olympic gold from lane 8. Bolt clinched his third consecutive Olympic gold in the 100m in Rio on Sunday, crossing the line in 9.81 seconds ahead of American rival Justin Gatlin and Andre De Grasse of Canada.
If Cleveland had emerged as the front-runner in discussions, Stearns should have initially asked Jonathan Lucroy about the possibility of lifting his no-trade clause. He likely will be in a setup role for the Rangers behind Sam Dyson. From now, no player can be dealt unless he goes unclaimed by everyone else. One thing is for sure, Sandy Alderson is a capable general manager and he will only make a trade if it severely benefits his ball club.
When I was 18, my target was to come here, so now I am here, I have to prove myself to the fans and to the team so that I can play for this big Club". Ayew signed a contract recently with uniBank as their new brand ambassador before returning to Swansea City for the pre-season. West Ham have signed striker Ashley Fletcher, midfielder Havard Nordtveit, and wingers Sofiane Feghouli and Gokhan Tore this summer.
After making history Thursday night , American sprinter Simone Manuel was back in the water attempting to set herself up for a third Rio medal Friday in the semifinals of the 50-meter freestyle. "I want to win just like everybody else". Biles' parents said that the comments bothered her. "So I could swim in the Olympics here in the future", said Naomi Johnson, a member of the Montgomery YMCA Barracudas Swim Team.
The victor of the 100m and 200m backstroke races, Ryan Murphy, set a new 100m world record of 51.85s during the 800 medley relay. He wouldn't be for long. Phelps said that his legacy will not lay on his record-breakings or in his Olympics medals but in the next swimmers' generations he has inspired with his victories, silver medals, retirements and powerful comebacks.
Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men's 100-meter final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. Golf returned to the Olympics this year after a 104-year absence and Britain's Justin Rose tapped in a short birdie putt on the final hole to clinch the gold medal ahead of Swede Henrik Stenson.
A top leader of the so-called Islamic State has been killed in a USA drone strike, according to Pentagon, whose such claims have been denied by the terrorist group. The hard-line terror organization had its sight fixed on extending dominance from Syria and Iraq into Afghanistan and Pakistan, already crowded with extremist movements including the Taliban and al-Qaeda.