The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will feature 33 sports and about 11,000 athletes compared with the typical number of 28 sports and 10,500 athletes. The IOC unanimously rubber-stamped the decision taken by its executive board in June, approving the inclusion of karate, skateboarding , sports climbing, surfing and a joint baseball/softball bid, which is expected to significantly boost local support for the Olympics .
The sisters won their first doubles gold in Sydney but a knee injury prevented Serena from playing at Athens in 2004. "We played awful", Serena Williams said, according to ABC News , "and it showed in the results". "We have a chance to compete for our country and did the best that we can". This loss comes a day after 36-year-old and sixth ranked Venus Williams - suffering from a virus and stomach complaint - was defeated in singles play to Belgium Kirsten Flipkens .
The next stop on The High Road Tour is on Saturday (06Aug16) at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts. The rappers' gig was interrupted after the front railing holding fans behind a three metre drop gave way at the BB&T Pavilion in New Jersey.
Mrs. Stewart hopes to exemplify America's fascination with food, entertaining, and celebrity. Regardless, we are super excited about having a new show to watch every time we get hit with the munchies, and we have the high suspicion this one is a food show we can personally relate to.
Townsend's family is accusing Sheeran of ripping off the "melodic, harmonic and rhythmic compositions" of " Let's Get It On " for " Thinking Out Loud ", which spent a full year in the U.K. Lawyers for the plaintiffs argued, "The similarities go beyond substantial, which is itself sufficient to establish copyright infringement, and are in fact striking".
During mediation talks last week, the union said it had offered to call off the strike if GTR promised there would be a second staff member on trains while negotiations continued. We share the anger and frustration of passengers and we can not sit back while jobs and safety are compromised on these dangerously overcrowded trains", he said.
A day after US women took gold in the team finals, the men's individual all-around final is held. We couldn't be prouder of our fantastic team, and we love that they kept their new name a secret throughout the competition - it couldn't have been easy.
The first ever Olympic refugee team got a huge heart-warming cheer as they paraded. IOC President Thomas Bach gained a decent smattering of applause as he was brought into the stadium on Friday night. More than 10,000 athletes from 207 teams took part, with the biggest cheers reserved for the specially formed refugee team and the joyous Brazilian contingent.
Meanwhile Snoop and Wiz where escorted off stage. "It was so scary", she said. This is when the barrier at the front of the crowd gave way, causing dozens of fans to fall several feet on to the concrete floor. Rhonda Wexler, a Cooper University Hospital spokeswoman, said that the hospital received 20 patients with minor injuries, who were all treated and released.
As Hillary Clinton campaigned in Kissimmee, Florida on Monday evening, Seddique Mir Mateen, the father of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, was seen sitting behind Clinton at her rally. Not only was Mateen at the event, but he was also positioned behind Clinton, so he was visible in photos and video of the candidate's speech. Mateen also said that people shouldn't be "surprised" by his attendance at the rally.
It wasn't like I was running away from it, I was just done with it. The project is, suffice it to say, a departure for Glover in many ways. I get frustrated because I see things in the world that could be better but aren't because things haven't died yet.
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu ended her long wait for Olympic victory and Australia captured two gold medals in an exhilarating first day of swimming competition that saw three world records smashed in Rio. Peaty, a European and world champion, is competing at his first Olympic Games for Great Britain and set the previous record in the discipline at 57.92 in 2015.
Whistler Blackcomb shares closed in Toronto on Friday at C$25.14, giving it a market value of about C$960 million prior to Monday's announcement. Further, the company notes it will support the current agreements with local First Nations, maintain principally local Canadian leadership with day-to-day operations residing at the resort, and retain the vast majority of current Whistler-Blackcomb employees.
Sun shook off controversy to win the 200m freestyle gold, cheered on by Chinese team mates and supporters in the stands, one group of them seated behind a section of Aussies whose 400m free gold medallist Mack Horton this week branded Sun a drugs cheat - a reference to his three-month suspension in 2014 for a positive test for a banned stimulant.
In a somewhat awkward press conference after winning gold on Monday, with Efimova sitting by her, King said that she stood by her statements about Efimova and doping. If yogurt gets banned and you're positive, is that our fault? "There should not be any bouncing back and forwards". "So, I do think it is a victory for clean sport and just to show you can do it while competing clean for your whole life".
After a pretty massive year of headlining Glastonbury Festival and travelling the world on her sold out tour, Adele's apparently also in talks to perform at the Super Bowl LI next February. Last February, 115 USA viewers tuned into watch Coldplay , Beyoncé and Bruno Mars take to the stage at San Francisco's Levi's Stadium. That's an astonishing feat in an age when albums that sell as few as 40,000 copies in their first week of release top the national Billboard sales charts.
Her words. The defendant's words. NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general has gone on trial in a perjury and obstruction case that prosecutors say stems from her drive for political revenge. Prosecutors also say she lied about whether she signed an oaths to keep grand jury records secret when she took office. During the selection process prospective jurors were able to pore over a two-page list of more than two dozen potential trial witnesses that included: former and ...
Just f-ing get over it. Eastwood said that the presidential candidate was "onto something' and argued that '[Trump's] just saying what's on his mind. "Hillary Clinton has taken some fire over 40 years of her fight for families and children", the Oscar-winner said during her speech. People will go - or their wives will go - 'You know what? This is insane.
Among the many players to congratulate Furyk on Twitter was Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland. Almost six hours later, Jacksonville University graduate Russell Knox, who shot 59 on the Web.com Tour's Boise Open in 2013, made a 12-foot par putt at the final hole for a 68 to win the tournament at 14-under-par 266, edging 49-year-old Jerry Kelly (64) by one shot.
ATL Fire and Rescue came to the scene after multiple witnesses dialed 911. A shopping trip took a scary turn for Porsha Williams! As to why she collapsed and was gasping for air, sources close to the reality TV star say that the incident was likely caused because of lack of eating on Williams' part.
Ostrander wrote a review of the film over at ComicMix. With less characters, less time, a better bad guy, and more focus on the main motivation of the characters I feel as though this movie would have been pretty freaking awesome. You know the drill. Remember the scene where Enchantress is engaging in hand-to-hand combat with the Squad and after a few minutes she just uses magic to pull all their weapons out of their hands and end the fight? Or explain his powers! Here's what I think.
So shocked to hear of the sudden demise of veteran Panchu Arunachalam, spent a lot of time with him in recent times. A very big loss for us as a family and the film industry. Known for reinventing commercial Tamil cinema with Rajinikanth, Panchu's best films with the latter include " Kazhugu ", " Pokkiri Raja " and " Paayum Puli " among others.
Jill Soloway's Peabody-winning series, fresh off a 10-Emmys nomination haul for their brilliantly constructed second season, is gearing up for its anticipated return - and each Pfefferman's going through their own intense journey, as this sneak peek shows.
Other swimmers who will be on the lookout in the race would be Chad le Clos . Phelps was clearly trying to get in the zone, and while doing so he revealed that he has an epic resting bitch face. He then went on to become the most decorated Olympian of all time , claiming 23 medals (as of Monday ), 19 of them gold. Ledecky was second in the semifinals behind Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom, gold medalist in the 100 butterfly.
I urge the state governments to prepare a dossier of such self-proclaimed volunteers and big cow protectors. It also warned that the BJP will pay a heavy price for it in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The report also quoted a message that is allegedly circulating on social media demanding an apology from Modi for his denunciation of the gau rakshaks: "Abhi Samay Hai, Maafi Mango, Waqt Nahi Barbad Karo".
Gabby Douglas, meanwhile, will compete only on uneven bars. Biles' score of 15.8 on the floor exercise sealed the margin of victory record for the "Final Five", with a gold medal essentially being secured by that point. Their dominance was borne out in their scores in the qualification round. Laurie Hernandez , who made the team as its youngest member at 16, will do vault, balance beam and floor.
Phelps, understandably wasn't impressed. So in the true modern Olympic spirit, here is a collection of some of the smartest, funniest, and best #PhelpsFace memes you might want to use the next time someone has a little fun at your expense and you just can't even.
Either he was sick or "We Don't Talk Anymore" is a tough song for him to sing live. Jennifer Garner wins award for most humble human ever . Garner and her young Miracles from Heaven costar, Kiley Rogers , both accepted the surfboard for Choice Drama Movie.
The Republican presidential nominee accidentally said "titties" instead of "cities", which Daily Show host Trevor Noah said had distracted from the terrible contents of Trump's proposal. That's what this is. " Donald Trump says the USA elections are going to be rigged, and you know what?" No, Noah pointed to states where strict voter ID laws were recently struck down and found to be overtly discriminatory--especially in North Carolina.
At least 10 people have been injured when a railing collapsed during a Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa concert in New Jersey. And Salt-N-Pepa! And Coolio! - which is scheduled to take place at the BB&T Pavilion tonight. Others suffered broken bones and a variety of minor injuries. Organizers later chose to cancel the remainder of the show and clear the pavilion. Among those hurt included Live Nation employees.
I am the grandfather of her two gorgeous boys and now she has another boy on the way. Even after their separation was announced, Fox and Green were spotted out and about on many occasions, continuing to co-parent their kids. They seemed to remain very amicable through the split, as they were often photographed together with their children. "They never stopped loving each other and they will never stop being devoted parents to their boys", the source said.
Desimartini wishes the handsome star, Mahesh Babu, a very happy birthday. The movie will be directed by Vamshi Paidipally , who has earlier helmed films such as Oopiri and Thozha . The superstar is now all set to make his Tamil film debut with AR Murugadoss' next. Later Mahesh teamed up with Gunasekhar for the movies "Arjun" and "Sainikudu" where these two flicks got average talk and did not get the expected result.
But moving forward, Lively would rather see more of an emphasis on the physical feat of actually giving birth , than focusing on how quickly women's bodies bounce back after having a baby. "It's so unfair, though, because it's so celebrated: This is what someone can look like after a baby", Lively said. You gave birth to a human being! Lively filmed The Shallows just eight months after her and Reynolds, 39, welcomed their first child, daughter James, in December 2014.
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There is the support network of family, coaches and friends but in the moment that these athletes - female or not - achieve something great, can we just respect that for what it is please? "I think the biggest issue with her is her husband", the piece quoted her former couch Dave Salo as saying.