Michael Phelps put in an emphatic display to win the men's 200m individual medley by nearly two seconds on day six at the Rio 2016 Olympics. The Silver won by Phelps is his 27th medal overall, with 22 Gold medals already won in his career.
Raisman earned 60.098, while Mustafina placed third with 58.665. Biles is now the second American to pull off the feat as she won her second gold medal in Rio by destroying the competition in the individual all-around finals on August 11.Biles won the individual all-around with a total score of 62.198; it was the largest margin of victory over the rest of field in Olympics history.
Phelps took the lead in the breaststroke leg and eclipsed silver medalist Kosuke Hagino of Japan by almost two seconds, finishing in one minute, 54.66 seconds to Hagino's 1:56.61. Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise victor of the men's 100-meter butterfly, was delighted to share the podium with silver medalists Phelps, Chad le Clos and Laszlo Cseh, three swimmers who "changed the face of our sport".
When racial integration finally became a mandate, many areas responded by closing public pools so they didn't have to mix, creating a bigger social divide that transcended race, because if you didn't have the money to go to a country club or private pool, you either didn't learn to swim or you tried to learn from an untrained friend or family member in rivers, lakes and even ponds.
But it would be foolish to write them off at this stage as many did at the start of last season. But winning the title will depend on how quickly the squad adopt Pep Guardiola's tactics and style of play. With captain Vincent Kompany injured and fitness doubts over Nicolas Otamendi and Eliaquim Mangala , Stones is likely to find himself straight in the side as City host Sunderland on Saturday .
Pogba's return to Old Trafford from Juventus has marked the latest front in Wenger and Jose Mourinho's long-running verbal feud, with the Manchester United boss unhappy at the Frenchman's assessment of the deal as being "completely insane".
That prompted Cardinals manager Mike Matheny to bring in closer Seung Hwan Oh. BLUE JAYS 7, RAYS 5 Devon Travis had a career-high four hits, including the go-ahead single in the seventh inning, and host Toronto beat Tampa Bay. Hamilton swiped his third base of the night and scored on a bloop single by Zack Cozart , who had three hits. That's something I feel comfortable in.
Yet there is uncertainty regarding Hart and, as reported by the Guardian in April, Guardiola views the Barcelona goalkeeper, Marc-André ter Stegen, as a potential recruit. But I can convince the players to put something on the field - not depending on the tactic, on the opponents, but something for themselves, on the inside.
Meyer took the 200, 400 and 800 at Mexico City in 1968. She called it "a testament to the vision that Bruce and I had three years ago when we set these goals, and we weren't going to stop until we met them". The U.S. goalkeeper criticized the Swedes for the way they played in beating the Americans 4-3 in a penalty shootout following a 1-1 draw - a result that means the world's top-ranked team will miss out on an Olympic gold-medal match in women's soccer for the first time.
For the second time in a week, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw had a throwing session on flat ground, and the intensity of his rehab schedule appears to be increasing. "It was one of those games where nothing went our way", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. The Dodgers did outhit the Pirates, 12-7, in the game but did very little damage with those hits.
Brady was not in the building Thursday, excused by the team to attend memorial services for a family member. Surely the play was created to execute a quick throw in the first place, but on this particular pass the pocket had collapsed within two seconds and Garoppolo had the Saints' Sheldon Rankins right in his face.
A-Rod asked manager Joe Girardi to play third base in his NY finale but was denied. Rodriguez had asked to return to his old position for the last game. "I'm not going to tell anyone how it came". Cessa pitched two innings and got the win. "His IQ is off the charts, his baseball IQ is very high and he knows so much about the game", catcher Brian McCann said.
Fans fly their W flags as the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 13-2 in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, in Chicago . In an effort to give some regulars time off -something most often done at the end of a long weekend of baseball - manager Joe Maddon inserted Matt Szczur, Jorge Soler andJavier Baez into the lineup against the Cardinals on Friday to replace Dexter Fowler, Jason Heyward andBen Zobrist.
Lochte qualified from his heat with the fastest time, although Phelps turned on the style in the semi-finals to shave three seconds off his time and beat his compatriot to reach the final, where he will be alongside Lochte in lanes four and five.
The 24-year-old, racing the distance on the track for only the second time, obliterated the field to finish in 29 minutes 17.45 seconds, breaking the previous record by over 14 seconds. Molly Huddle of US set a new national record of 30:13.17 for sixth place, while Betsy Saina of Kenya ran a personal bet time of 30:07.78 for fifth place.
Pogba's new United team mate Chris Smalling, Tottenham Hotspur's Mousa Dembele and Robert Huth of Leicester City are the other players who will miss this weekend's kick off due to suspension . After a series of blockbuster signings this summer, United have leapt to the very front of the queue in the race for the title. In addition to commenting on his new teammates, the 34-year-old touched upon his reasons for making the move to England at such a late stage in his career.
The first game features four-time Kia NBA MVP LeBron James and the Cavaliers receiving their championship rings in a ceremony before taking on the Knicks, who acquired former NBA MVP Derrick Rose in the offseason, while hiring Jeff Hornacek as head coach.
The White Sox will battle for sole possession of third place in the AL Central as the face the Royals . The Kansas City Royals have a new man at the top of their batting order as they continue their series with the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.
Gabriel Jesus will also not arrive in Manchester until the New Year. City do look relatively light here, especially while Vincent Kompany remains on the sidelines. Contrary to some theories, the Thai billionaire has pumped huge amounts of money into the club in a bid to pull off something as unprecedented as last season's achievements, but he is not one to rest on his laurels.
Katie Ledecky continued her dominance in the women's 800-meter freestyle in Rio on Friday, earning her second consecutive gold in the event with a world-record time of eight minutes, 4.79 seconds. The stunning victory on August 12 gave Ledecky, 19, of Maryland, her fourth gold in Rio and fifth medal. "I feel very lucky to have gotten on the podium again".
It was the first round of golf played at the Olympics since Canadian George S. Lyon won gold at the 1904 St. Louis Games. The 45-minute conference featured questions ranging from golf's viability at the Olympics to the importance of the event to players - whose 2016 season includes the four major championships and 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine beginning September 27 in addition to the Olympics.
Found mistakes in this report? Sasson, 25, described Friday as "a hard day" after four years of preparation but said he was satisfied with the outcome. The Egyptian Olympic Committee said in a short statement on its Facebook page: "We told Islam El-Shehaby before the game he should fulfill all the sporting behaviors and rules against his Israeli opponent as this is just a game in a big world tournament".
In fact, he's talked around the subject each time it's been broached over the last week. "Then I could do whatever I want". So then I was very stressed and I got really low. "I was going for it". Rodriguez went 1-for-4 for the day as the Yankees won 6-3. The evening began with a thunderstorm that descended upon the Bronx just as a ceremony commemorating A-Rod's years was about to begin.
Ichiro Suzuki wrote himself into the Major League Baseball history books by registering his 3,000th career hit in the Miami Marlins 10-7 win over the Colorado Rockies. Carlos Beltran has 2,570 career hits, but likely will wind up retiring at the end of 2016. The Bananas, who were off Sunday, clinched home field Saturday for the opening-round, single-elimination game in the Coastal Plain League's West Division playoffs.
Take, for example, Carlin Isles, who's widely hailed as the fastest player in the sport. After signing his new contract, the Patriots granted a leave of absence to Ebner so he could go back to rugby with the sport's return to the Olympics.
The 13 runs and 14 hits were more than enough for Jake Arrieta (14-5), who gave up four hits and one earned run in 5 2/3 innings. Stephen Piscotty and Jedd Gyorko homered for the Cardinals . INDIANS 14, ANGELS 4 Mike Napoli was 4 for 4 with a home run and four RBI, Lonnie Chisenhall drove in four and host Cleveland routed Los Angeles. Guyton homered in the second and had two-run singles in the fifth and eighth.
She becomes the 1st woman since 1968 to sweep 200, 400 and 800 in a single Olympics. Ledecky closed out her Rio trip with a bang, shattering her own world record in the 800-meter freestyle Friday night. "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. Ledecky, who cried during the post-race media conference, said she and coach Bruce Gemmell had also burst into tears after the race.
A wave of Kurdish rebel attacks targeting police and soldiers in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast killed at least 12 people on Wednesday, as Turkey was still dealing with the aftermath of a failed military coup attempt that threatened the government.
United States' Megan Rapinoe, kicks the ball past Sweden's Lisa Dahlkvist during a quarter-final match of the women's Olympic football tournament between the United States and Sweden in Brasilia Friday Aug. However, the fifth and final kick for both teams proved crucial. "So they're going on, like I said, and we're going home". For the first time since women's soccer became an Olympic sport in 1996, the USA women won't make the title game.
Gold medalist Simone Biles of the United States poses for photographs after the medal ceremony for the Women's Individual All Around on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. During the 2012 Olympics, she entered the limelight when she beat out teammate and current defending world champion Jordyn Wieber to qualify for the all-around competition.
Boston's Aaron Hill , Andrew Benintendi and Mookie Betts each drove in a run in the sixth to cut the Dodgers' lead to 6-5, but reliever Joe Blanton fanned Jackie Bradley Jr . Justin Turner hit his 20th home run , and seventh since the All-Star break, leading off the fourth. David Price didn't have his best stuff Sunday, but neither did most of his Boston Red Sox teammates.
Mourinho's predecessor Louis van Gaal was judged to have failed on both fronts, but the regular chants of "attack, attack, attack" at Old Trafford last season showed where the fans placed their priorities. If United really want me of course I'd love to play for a big team. "I'm happy with the market". United secured Pogba's return to Old Trafford to great fanfare earlier this week, signing him from Juventus in an £89million move.
Froome's Team Sky teammate Geraint Thomas only qualified to ride in one event in Rio but the withdrawal of several racers after a series of crashes during Saturday's road race opened the door for him. "This was the last time for me to try to win an Olympic medal". I couldn't have done much more. Cancellara was the quickest rider at the 10km mark, clocking in 0.67 seconds faster than Australia's Rohan Dennis.
Ledecky finished one of the most impressive individual performances at one Olympics on Friday night, winning her third individual gold medal - this one in the women's 800-meter freestyle, which she won in a world record-breaking time of 8:04.79.
A music festival at the Ohio Dreams venue turned into a nightmare Saturday when 24 people suffered bad reactions to candy laced with THC, police said. They only felt exhausted, among other unusual symptoms. A witness began taking pictures of a man as he tossed packets of THC-laced candy into the crowd , and the photos were forwarded to law enforcement, who identified him as Gross, the Mansfield newspaper reported.