Fraser was the surprise leader after Round 1, and he maintained a slender advantage over Pieters with a birdie on 18 to get to 10 under. The event was viewed as having lost some of its shine when the top-four ranked golfers in the world skipped it, but the competition is still very strong.
Try to think back to those times: Messi , still then a brunette, had just suffered another heartbreaking loss with Argentina when they lost on penalties in that year's Copa América, England had voted their way out of the European Union, and a crazed former reality TV star was perilously close to becoming the leader of the free world.
The Americans had no problems dominating their pre-Olympics exhibition schedule, then opened in Rio with lopsided victories over China and Venezuela . The team shot just 39 percent overall, but settled in on the defensive end and hit enough from beyond the arc to hang on. While the USA had easily routed Senegal and Spain in its first two games, winning by an average of 52.5 points, it had a harder time against the hot-shooting Balkan nation.
The 31-year-old James had been expected to accept the same one-year deal he signed in each of his two previous seasons since returning to Cleveland. His salary now tops Michael Jordan's $33 million earned with the Chicago Bulls during the 1997-98 National Basketball Association season.
He will have been heartened, too, by Novak Djokovic's first-round defeat here to Juan-Martin Del Potro. The younger Williams, a 34-year-old four-time Olympic gold medalist, had a slow and frustrating start against Cornet before turning the momentum to win 7-6 (5), 6-2, picking up the pace in the second set after the first ran over an hour long.
And when the U.S. Olympic Committee says per medal, they mean it. That's every Winter and Summer Games since 2006. Days after Schwazer won the world championship in Rome in May, he tested positive for a steroid in further analysis of a sample given in January.
Controversial Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova , who has been suspended twice over failed drugs tests, hit back at U.S. juggernaut Michael Phelps on Thursday night by highlighting his past marijuana use. "But that was all I could do right now", the Russian athlete said. The race pitted American teenagers Lilly King and Katie Meili against Russia's YuliaEfimova, the reigning world champion, and a symbol of her country's doping scandal.
The American Men basketball team is in the group A in the preliminary round of the tournament. Irving added 19 points. The Australians, with big bodies inside, quality point guards to counter the American pressure, and a wealth of National Basketball Association championship experience, stood toe to toe with the team that had blown them out of the last two Olympics in the quarterfinals.
Nadal, the 2008 singles champion, goes on to face either Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina or Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut for a place in Sunday's gold medal match. Nadal may not be 100 percent physically or emotionally, either. They've known each other since they were kids, first meeting in Barcelona when Nadal, who is four years younger, asked Lopez to play a set for fun.
She was ruled out of the Rio Games when the International Olympic Committee chose to ban any Russian who had served a doping ban . Bach added that the presence of the IOC's Olympic refugee team, which consists of 10 athletes, who have fled either war or poverty in order to compete in the Rio games, was a statement to a world "where selfishness is gaining ground, where certain people claim to be superior to others".
The association vows to cooperate with the Court of Arbitration of Sport during the investigation and will respect the final ruling. There were no immediate details on the positive test, which comes as doping has been a major storyline in the Rio Games.
Katie Ledecky has just smashed her own world record in the 800 metres freestyle. Katie Ledecky just took home another gold medal during the 800m freestyle on Friday (August 12) at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
But gold medals are not Phelps' only priority as he leads one of America's youngest ever Olympic swimming teams in Rio. The swimming competition continues as US stars Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps jump back in the pool. Dmitriy Balandin pulled off a stunning upset in the men's 200-meter breaststroke, winning from the eighth lane to put his central Asian country on the swimming medal stand for the first time .
You're telling me that wouldn't be the most riveting race of the night? Schooling also told the newspaper and reporters after his Friday win that he would not be where he was today without meeting Phelps. Phelps won gold again Thursday night, and he did it in blowout fashion, taking the top spot by almost two seconds, while Lochte finished fifth. "I've got a gold and two silvers".
Fellow American Katie Ledecky will return to the pool for the 800 freestyle, where she set an Olympic record on Thursday. "He is the reason why I wanted to be a better swimmer". The 800m freestyle is Ledecky's best event, and she totally owns it. Ledecky has had the world record in the race since August 3, 2013, and has reset the record four times since, going from 8:13.86 to her almost 10-second improvement on Friday.
The results shocked the distance community - not just because it was Ayana's first official race, but also because it was the first time that Dibaba, one of the most lauded distance runners in history, lost a 10,000-meter race. The USA have won the last three Olympic women's football titles and are the reigning world champions, but they crashed out to Sweden on penalties in the quarter-finals.
Though she admitted during an interview earlier this year that she was " freaking out " ahead of the London Games four years ago because of her inexperience at that level, she was named captain of a youthful US fivesome because she has a way of projecting calm.
Jazmin Carlin finished second to take silver and Boglárka Kapás won bronze. Daniele Garozzo of Italy (L) competes with Alexander Massialas of the United States during the men's foil individual final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 7, 2016.
Right tackle Andre Smith and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur are in their first seasons with Minnesota after leaving the Bengals this offseason. "It's just football, " Thielen said. With Mike Zimmer bringing his Vikings into Wednesday afternoon's joint workout with the Bengals on the Paul Brown Stadium practice fields, the hope is familiarity doesn't breed contempt.
Caleb was riding with two adult women, to whom he was not related, police said. A spokeswoman for the waterpark on Wednesday declined to discuss the circumstances of Caleb's death. Although the raft ride where the boy died was not open, its towering profile greeted visitors Wednesday as soon as they drove through the entrance.
Jazz Carlin of Britain won the silver medal, almost 12 seconds behind Ledecky. Completing a remarkable journey in the blink of an eye, the oldest member of the USA swimming team touched first in the 50-meter freestyle, edging the defending Olympic champion, Florent Manaudou of France, by a mere hundredth of a second.
The scoreboard replays the United States' Katie Ledecky celebrating after she won gold in the women's 800-meter freestyle at the Summer Olympics, during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and. When Sarah Sjostrom - who has had a strong Olympics showing of her own - lost to Ledecky in the 200m freestyle earlier this week, she said she was content.
Many who did go to work finished early to join the festivities as the blue Fijian flag flew proudly from homes, businesses and vehicles. Coach Ben Ryan was ecstatic on Twitter as he posted the front cover of the Fiji Times , as the Fijians made headlines around the world.
Maybe at end of the season we are happy to finish in the top four. In this moment, as Manchester United Football Club, we can not speak differently. " Many more think the same way as us but they are afraid to say it". " He fits in my plans which is why he's on loan at a Premier League club". "We have improved but everybody else has so the challenge is going to be tougher".
Marc Leishman was putting on the 18th green Saturday when the double horn blew at 2:14 p.m. Australia's world number one Jason Day is two shots back in a share of second place with Emiliano Grillo of Argentina. "Our hope is that those showers or storms hit elsewhere", Haigh said. If the weather cooperates - a huge IF - then the PGA is hopeful they can finish the third and fourth round on Sunday at Baltusrol.
But Ledecky is eager to get on to the next phase of her life. Britain won the first gold medal of the track cycling program at the Rio Olympics, rallying past New Zealand in the final of the men's team sprint by the slimmest of margins. So a moment to pause, not just for Ledecky and Michael Phelps - who Wednesday earned the top qualifying spot for the 200-meter individual medley final, to be held Thursday night - but for Ledecky's teammates in the relay final, Allison Schmitt, DiRado (who ...
Golf will be shown across Channel 7's various free-to-air stations and will also be streamed live on the network's "Olympics on 7" app. Pieters overtook the Swede with a 66 - the day's second best round - that included seven birdies and two bogeys, but New Zealand's Danny Lee had a 65 to rocket 28 places up the leaderboard , finishing in a tie for sixth at 5-under.
Left fielder Matt Holliday broke his right thumb after being hit by the Cubs Mike Montgomery's pitch in the 10th inning of the Cardinals 4-3 loss to the Cubs on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. "This guy is going to keep getting better". Adam Wainwright gets the ball, and he's 9-6 with a 4.34 ERA and 112 strikeouts this season. Arrieta earned the rotation's eighth win during the team's 11-game winning streak.
The 25-year-old won silver in the 400m freestyle earlier in the week and followed that victory with a stunning final 100m to clinch another silver on Friday. Before the Rio Games began, Ledecky was asked if breaking the eight-minute barrier was within her reach. PUIG'S PUSH: Tennis player Monica Puig is one victory away from Puerto Rico's first gold medal in Olympic history.
I'm very disappointed but when someone takes a decision and it's personal, what can I do? "He's still working with us and we still need to finish the three weeks working together and do the best business for the club". "I explained my point of view and my feelings". Tottenham have forked out less than £30million so far, a figure that pales in comparison to the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea, with United's deal to sign Paul Pogba nearly three times that amount alone.
Virginia Thrasher , well, thrashed her final competitor Du Li of China by a whole point, a wide margin in a tight match. Virginia Thrasher , left, of the United States reacts after the Women's 10m Air Rifle Finals competition of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre.
So yeah, they sat back, they waited for that one moment to counterattack". It was when the Americans moved the ball on the ground around the box that they looked their most unsafe outside of a frantic first three minutes. Nearly immediately, Lotta Schelin of Sweden also scored, but had it called back for an offside (she wasn't even close to being offside). "We defended very well", Sundhage said.
The win gave her four gold medals - three individual - to go along with the silver she won as part of the 4x100 freestyle relay in Brazil. Lochte, 32, told the Today show's Matt Lauer on Friday that he's positive Phelps will swim for the gold once again at the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Presently the Raiders have six rookie receivers ( KJ Brent , Joe Hansley , Johnny Holton, Jaydon Mickens , Maxwell McCaffrey, and Marvin Hall) and 27-year-old Nathan Palmer, who hasn't appeared in an National Football League game since 2012.
Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. While Miami is the first USA city to be affected by Zika - it certainly won't be the last without extensive push to curtail the spread of the virus, Clinton said.