Japanese sevens star Lomano Lemeki is "probably" one of the most hated men in New Zealand right now, not that it bothers him. Japan , which famously upset South Africa at the 15-a-side Rugby World Cup a year ago, produced an equally unexpected performance in the sevens format with the 14-12 victory Tuesday over 12-time world sevens series champion New Zealand .
Carlin's final score was just 0.2s ahead of Hungarian swimmer Boglarka Kapas, who was forced to settle for bronze. The surprises continued in the men's 50-meter freestyle. Katie Ledecky set a world record during the 800-meter freestyle, clocking in at 8:12.86. Ledecky's final time was faster than 20 of the men's 800m splits in Friday's preliminary heats of the 1500m freestyle.
Meanwhile, Venus Williams has won her first round mixed doubles match alongside Rajeev Ram . Reigning Australian Open Angelique Kerber surpassed her previous best Olympic result when she made the quarterfinals in 2012 by seeing off Johanna Konta to make her debut semifinal appearance.
Tottenham, who fell away to finish third after threatening to pip Leicester to the title, open their campaign at Everton . Pep Guardiola will take charge of his first competitive game with Manchester City when the Citizens take on Sunderland at Etihad Stadium.
That mental hurdle is the main challenge facing Leicester as they set their sights upon repeating an unrepeatable season. They performed extremely well last season and it's not that long ago that we were celebrating at Wembley after a magnificent performance.
She edged out Great Britain's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor, who took silver and won Great Britain's first-ever medal in the event. The winning time was an Olympic-record 2 minutes, 6.58 seconds. He became the oldest swimmer to win gold in an individual event, recording a time of 1:53.36. Hosszu, the "Iron Lady" who withdrew from the 200m butterfly earlier on Tuesday to prepare for the individual medley final, is entered in one more individual event, the 200m backstroke.
I knew I was capable but to put down that run in the Olympic final, it is a dream come true. "I was completely spent". "When I woke up I struggled to have breakfast I was so nervous with all the emotions". Cape Town - Chris Froome might come off a Tour de France win, but the British cyclist said he would have loved to try rugby sevens. Tom Dumoulin of Netherlands secured silver on 1:13:02, with Froome's (1:13:17) late surge seeing him leapfrog Spain's Jonathan Castroviejo into third.
At the hustings, Mr Corbyn said he had been "shocked and disappointed" by the referendum result but added: "We now have to face the facts - the country voted for a Leave decision in that referendum". But Mr Burnham said her comments were unhelpful and would only fuel a climate of distrust. "I was loyal to Jeremy, but I don't think that he can lead us to victory".
In recent days, Meyer's been texting with Ledecky's' mom, Mary Gen. Her mother and brother are also swimmers, the bio says. "I try not to think about the history of it much, but just to be mentioned in the same sentence as her is incredible", she said.
Rodriguez will continue on. The New York Yankees made a huge move by acquiring Alex prior to the 2004 season. The Yankees were to pay A-Rod $6 million in a marketing bonus for hitting home run 660, but it was eventually agreed to give $3.5 million to charity with Rodriguez receiving nothing.
We wish him good luck". "We have people like Schneiderlin, Herrera, also play as that, they have experience of the Premier League but after that we have No.10s". "For myself as well it's a big challenge too, just to come back to where I came from, where I grew up, where I started". I believe that, after a couple of days, he will feel that he never left the club.
Not only did Franklin fail to qualify for the 200m freestyle, but she also got subbed off women's 4x200m freestyle team in the final, though she did get a gold medal for what she did in the preliminary rounds. Though the 31-year-old Phelps is certainly in world-class shape, he has said he is going to retire after these Games. He's going to transform me and my life into doing something from all of this.
The 2016 Rio Olympics Men's golf competition continues on Saturday, as Round 3 action is schedule to kick off at 6:30am ET. It just required a long and wild route to get himself into contention on Friday. If Fraser can keep playing like he did in the first two days, his kids may be able to go one step further and say that their Dad is an Olympic medalist.
City have scored 22 goals in their last ten Premier League home games, while Sunderland have scored at least once in 13 of their last 14 top-flight road matches. Sterling will have more competition this season in Leroy Sane and Nolito. Elsewhere, David Moyes makes his Premier League return at Sunderland after sobering spells with United and then in Spain with Real Sociedad, Everton could threaten the top teams again with Ronald Koeman as coach and a more ambitious owner (Farhad Moshiri) in ...
DiRado's gold completed her set, having already earned a silver and bronze in the two women's individual medleys. Plus, we once again get to see how dominant Katie Ledecky can be in the pool when she competes in the 800-meter freestyle final.
Zinedine Zidane has named a relatively strong Real Madrid squad for their UEFA Super Cup tie against Sevilla . Real thought they had the lead when Ramos turned the ball home again in the first half of extra-time, but the goal was ruled out for an infringement by the Spanish worldwide, much to his annoyance.
If contracted, Zika can cause birth defects for women who are pregnant. Earlier this year, the first choice USWNT goalkeeper expressed concern for the Zika outbreak. They're having fun. At least it's loud in the stadium. It's just one of the many pieces of negative publicity Brazil has endured in the run-up to the Games, as problems with infrastructure, crime and pollution have also been widely noted.
Molina singled to start the inning and was hit by a pitch from Ross Ohlendorf with the bases loaded to drive home the winning run. Jhonny Peralta got the run back in St. However, Reyes' successful debut didn't keep St. Louis (59-54) from falling a game behind Miami for the National League's second wild-card spot. "He's definitely been struggling with command for some time and if there was a correlation between the two, it's been going on for quite a while", Mozeliak said.
PGA Tour pro K.J. Choi, who is Korea's team leader, played a round at Olympic and described it this way: "Many waters. wind very important. good for iron play". Fittingly, Da Silva will tee off alongside Canada's Graham DeLaet, whose countryman George Lyon won gold in 1904, the last time golf was part of the Olympic programme.
In 1968, a teenager in North Dakota watched transfixed as Debbie Meyer won the 200-, 400- and 800-meter freestyles at the Mexico City Olympics. Ledecky's Rio medal total stands at five, with those four golds (200m, 400m and 800m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay) plus a silver in the 4x100m freestyle relay, where she swam the anchor leg.
Dyson sacrificed him to second and Salvador Perez's double scored Hosmer. "It's frustrating", Robertson said. "Guys did a great job of coming back there, in the 11th inning, and then I just, I came in and I screwed it all up". But Gonzalez must have tweaked something, because the trainer came out and he exited the game, and was replaced by Michael Ynoa . It was Jones' seventh blown save of the season.
Athletics in America tend to be framed in exceptionalist terms, in which second place is just the "first loser". Britain's Max Whitlock had won a bronze medal in the men's event on Wednesday, but Downie's medal hopes ended with a poor score on her third apparatus, the uneven bars, before she made another error on beam.
And I'm standing by that. "The Olympics are the pinnacle of our sport and I have to wait another four years to have that moment and I just wanted to enjoy it", Ledecky said. "The history him and I have had with one another, it's something special and something I've never had in another competitor of mine", Phelps said prior to the race.
As Sweden celebrated, USA captain Carli Lloyd crouched on the field at Mane Garrincha Stadium. Becky Sauerbrunn and Julie Johnston extinguished potential threats in the run of play, but the USA defense looked uneasy at times on set pieces.
While Ashwin, resuming on 75, gave India the solidity, it was Saha who played with intent against a limited West Indies attack happy to play the defensive game. India were teetering on the brink of collapse just before tea at 126 for five, but fought back gallantly in the final session to keep West Indies wicketless and reach 234 for five at the Darren Sammy National Stadium.
Now in the midst of his first full season as a member of the Blue Jays , Tulowitzki notably spent his first nine-plus big league campaigns with the Colorado Rockies. "I don't know, you'd have to ask them", Tulowitzki said when asked if the Orioles were pitching him up and in because of the homer. We're playing good defence.
Guardiola said as much after joining City. But this is normal when you have lots of new things - new coach and new players. City are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League opening weekend fixtures (W6 D1), including winning each of the last five.
Athletes have continued to compete in the pools while officials repeatedly reassure there is no health risk in either pool, but they do have some hesitance. "We reiterate what we have been saying all along - the water does not offer any threat to the health of the athletes", Andrada said. That's because the water in the pool is turning green.
The next stage in A-Rod's life will most definitely an interesting one because we know he can not stay out of the spotlight for long.Every year when the baseball writers vote for who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame, A-Rod's name will be brought up.I believe that he deserves to be in the Hall despite the steroid controversy he brought upon himself.It takes a man to admit he is wrong and A-Rod has done that numerous times now.
And Andy Reid, who was here a couple nights ago. He will redeem himself. There are few players in the history of the game that can match Favre's five-year stretch of unquestioned dominance at the quarterback position. And I'm most proud of that". "So never discount the importance of being a father, and the statements you make". He said that it's something he has never told anyone before.
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The United States women's soccer team was eliminated by Sweden in the quarterfinal at the Rio Olympics. After a scoreless first half, Stina Blackstenius scored in the 61st minute to give Sweden a 1-0 lead. Sweden will play the victor of tonight's Brazil v. Australia match. "We said when we get there, we're going to medal", Hernandez said. This may well have been Solo's final big worldwide result as the USA goalkeeper.
Led by standout striker Marta, the Brazilians will surely be eager for revenge, since Australia knocked them out of the Women's World Cup previous year. Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes said two suspects had been identified but were not yet in custody. Shooting, women's 25 meters pistol: Anna Korakaki of Greece improved on her finish from the 10 meters competition (bronze there), and took gold, beating Monika Karsch of Germany (Silver) and Heidi Diethelm Gerber of Switzerland for bronze.
A Russian swimmer claimed the West was launching a new Cold War over Olympics drug-cheating allegations on Tuesday as a bitter row between athletes intensified in Rio. King's medal is the third swimming medal for the Hoosiers already in Rio, as IU alum Cody Miller won bronze in the men's 100m breaststroke and IU junior Blake Pieroni earned a gold medal as a member of Team USA's 4x100m freestyle relay team on Sunday.
The perennial problem child was at it again Friday, mouthing off after the Americans made their earliest exit ever from a major tournament and calling Sweden " a bunch of cowards ". It mattered little as Lisa Dahlkvist blasted past Solo and her new gloves. O'Reilly would have provided a veteran influence this team desperately needed after the post-World Cup retirement of players like Abby Wambach, Shannon Boxx and Lori Chalupny as well as a wave of injured and otherwise unavailable players ...