Minutes later the men's eight won gold - their fourth out of the last five Olympics - easing to victory more than a second ahead of Germany . Great Britain surged back late in the fourth quarter to put two goals past Jackie Briggs, who had been saving shots left and right for the US all game long.
Katie Ledecky , who recently won gold at the Rio Olympics and held the title of American Swimmer of the Year for three years, could be a millionaire a couple times over, but due to her decision to attend Stanford University, she has reportedly lost out on a great deal of money.
Here are some takeaways from the day's events. His last race will be the 4×100-meter relay, which will take place later on Saturday. Olympic history never saw a triple-tie before, not even all champion holding hands and moving to the podium together - it was a special moment, Phelps said.
Michael Phelps went out on top, winning a gold medal in his final Olympic race. Phelps finished in a three-way tie for silver with longtime rivals Chad le Clos of South Africa and Lazslo Cseh of Hungary. "He looked at me, he smiled and it's just, 'I know'". At the postrace news conference, Phelps sat next to Schooling. "I might let him take one", Phelps said with a grin.
Rams owner Stan Kroenke, who made the big decision to move the Rams to Los Angeles, chatted pregame with National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell, then watched from the Coliseum tunnel as the Rams imploded 13 seconds in. Goff didn't return in the second half after his non-throwing shoulder became stiff. Neither Goff nor Fisher believed the injury was serious. While he did not start the game, it also marked the debut of number one draft pick quarterback Jared Goff for the Rams.
The Spanish duo beat Mergea and Tecau 6-2 3-6 6-4 to secure their country's third gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Games. After two matches on Friday, the second of which stretched into the night, Nadal will have little time to recover before the singles semi-final at mid-day on Saturday.
The fight that ended with Sasson's ippon would've most likely become a lost memory, but the Egyptian competitor's refusal to shake Sasson's hand at the end turned the event into the talk of the world. According to the International Judo Federation, the fight itself was a huge sign of progress. Asked directly about the incident, Netanyahu said Sasson's behavior was admirable and representative of Israel.
Felt kind of sluggish. I think it was because it was the morning, I'm not used to running at that time in any championship. His main rival American Justin Gatlin also qualified for the semi-finals with the overall best time in the heats, clocking 10.01 seconds.
Bolt had taken to social media ahead of the Games in a bid to drum up ticket sales and, after the opening day of action on Friday was watched by pitifully few spectators, far more flocked to the 56,000-capacity stadium to watch the sport's great entertainer, even if it was still far from a full house.
Going to another team to get four more home runs under his belt and join Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth, in that very exclusive 700 club, might prove very tempting. Last-place Tampa Bay has lost three straight games and five of six. But that stall was hours from being vacated. "They paid him way too much money and he brought only one championship", Carlos Correa said.
She's simply brilliant in the water and should - barring a major upset - repeat as the gold-medal victor in this event for the second Olympics in a row. Two-time defending Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of the United States is also in the field. United States' Kassidy Cook leaps with excitement as she cheers for her teammates competing in the men's synchronized 3-meter springboard diving final, August 10, 2016.
James was content with silver in the event retired British star Victoria Pendleton won four years ago, while Anna Meares of Australia walked away with her sixth Olympic track cycling medal. This shattered the Olympic record the British team set on their way to gold in London 2012. The six finalists were then given a short break, as the team pursuit finalists took to the track to distribute the medals.
Fire officials are in the process of coordinating evacuations in the area with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office. More than 100 homes are threatened. CAL FIRE SLO reports they are responding to a vegetation fire at Chimney Rock Road and Running Deer Road near Lake Nacimiento. Although county fire's equipment has been on the fire for three weeks, a new group of crews has been bused up to the blaze every seven days to relieve the county crews that have been working 24-hour shifts ...
Team USA plays Team Venezuela on Monday, and while Venezuela played them better than China did during the exhibition, it was still a 35 point blowout. There were flags waving and fans singing, the festive scene in the stands more interesting to watch than the game. Outside of Olympic competition, the U.S.is on a 68-game unbeaten run (45 straight wins in FIBA and FIBA Americas competitions, and 23 consecutive wins in exhibition games) that goes back to 2006.
Odds of 6/1 and 9/1 put them after Man City, Man United and Chelsea. Guy Mowbray: " Many say it's the game of the weekend, and in terms of goals it's got every chance of living up to that". The Gunners are also missing Carl Jenkinson and Danny Welbeck with long-term injuries, while Jack Wilshere is a doubt with an ongoing knee problem.
Bene anche Gabriele Detti: il bronzo dei 400 stile ha strappato il quinto tempo con 14'48 " 68. Il tempo di 3'57 " 09 vale il 7° tempo complessivo e il record italiano. Gregorio Paltrinieri ha nuotato per quasi tutta la gara su tempi da record mondiale per rallentare solo alla fine. Ora l'unico ostacolo tra lui e la medaglia d'oro è l'amico Mack Horton .
Of course it is an embarrassment because we are hosting the Olympic Games. The water is not supposed to be an issue. And we should have done a better job fixing it quickly. "We have a second platform to replace the first one and if the second platform has the same problem then we will use another system, that is being prepared now", Andrada said.
Anzrah was found with Rotich's credential and reportedly gave a sample and signed forms under Rotich's name. "We can not tolerate such behaviour", Keino said after a Kenyan... "He was. taken to the doping control station purportedly as Ferguson Rotich and subjected to produce the sample and he signed". The investigation into Rotich, the official who was in charge of Kenya's star-studded Olympic track team, would take time and involve investigators traveling to a number of towns in the west ...
Despite the controversy, the highest gold medal count in the history of USA participation in the Olympics has been earned by its shooting team. And the 19-year-old took up shooting just five years ago, with her only previous global competition limited to two events this spring.
So, Manchester City at home on September 10 [will be], 'Paul, go and win us the match". I played for Barcelona and also for Juventus and Milan, it's the same thing, but I think this could be one step more. The Chelsea result was huge, we defended really well, it was a solid performance for us and then to follow that up and beat United, it lifted everybody.
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.
Britain's Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow compete during the men's synchronized 10-meter platform diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil on August 8, 2016. Tirunesh Dibaba of Ethiopia is competing in the 10,000 meters. Either Drysdale or Synek has won gold at every world championship or Olympics since 2009.
Del Potro is a Bronze medalist from London, where he also defeated Djokovic to get onto the podium. "It's just incredible for me". The doubles win sets up Nadal for a potential golden sweep in the men's tennis events at the Rio Games as he is still alive in the singles draw.
I was so proud". She spoke of the difficulty in being a rare black swimmer on the American team, how it has attracted positive attention but at the same time brought a burden. Biles and Raisman are strongest on the floor exercise, which happened to be the final apparatus for both women. She had a redo in Rio, and she wasn't about to waste it.
The No. 5 pick of the 2003 draft plays in Miami as a visitor for the first time on November 10, less than a week after Rose goes back to his old home for the first time as the Knicks visit the Bulls on November 4. Plus, the 6-foot-6 shooting guard is finally on a team that can contend for a championship for the next couple of years. James will be resigning with the Cavaliers shortly and it will not be a one year deal.
I'm not going four more years. He'll soon be marrying his fiancee, Nicole Johnson. He has 27 Olympic medals in total, nine more than his closest rival. Phelps has the chance to win his 23rd gold medal to his tally when he takes art in the 4x100m medley relay. While Ledecky, at 19, is the youngest member of the USA team, Ervin is the oldest at 35.
El Shehaby claimed that many sources put pressure on him to forfeit the fight and that he made a decision to compete anyways because he doesn't mix sport and politics. After the fight, El Shehaby announced that he is retiring from professional judo and, in an interview with an Egyptian website, he tried to explain his behavior.
He was inspired to aim for the Olympics as a six-year-old after a dinner conversation with his grand-uncle, Lloyd Valberg, a former national high-jumper who was also Singapore's first Olympian, according to local media reports. Ledecky made her Olympic debut in London, winning the gold in the 800-meter freestyle when she was just 15. I was able to fight through some of the times I went through over the last two years and get back to where I wanted to actually be.
Walking along the edge of the water on the par-5 10th hole, Stenson spotted a caiman - a small crocodile in these parts - and reached over to poke it with the end of his golf club. To be able to manage that and go around and play the way I did was a real confidence booster". "I am pinching myself, it is a surreal experience that is for sure".
He was released on bail on Friday, but has been suspended by the International Association of Athletics Federation. Rotich competed in the men's 800-meter race Friday morning. "We were taken to someone's house", he claimed. "We take note of the Kenyan National Olympic Committee to send home its coach". The athlete's agent, Marc Corstjens, said Rotich lent Anzrah his pass so the coach could get a free breakfast in the Olympic Village on Wednesday.
They want to keep swimming against the man they watched as children. And all those who thought they were too inexperienced to shine on the global stage totally missed the mark. Ledecky is not sure yet what she'll study, but she's looking forward to being just another college freshman. "Go for 30 medals in Tokyo?" "Both you and Quah Zheng Wen (another Singapore swimmer at Rio) have used the deferment wisely and done us proud", said Lee.
Sweden now move through to the semi-finals, as the U.S. women's national team failed in their bid to win their fourth successive Olympic gold. The US lost to Sweden in the quarterfinal following a heartbreaking penalty shootout. "They tried to counter with long balls". "They didn't want to open play". Sweden are coached by Pia Sundhage, who led the U.S. team to gold medals at the Beijing and London Olympics.
Juventus revealed the deal could increase by a further five million euros (£4.25million) depending on targets being met at a club the midfielder plumped for ahead of Champions League holders Real. "I think it's destiny, I would say it's destiny", Pogba told MUTV . Former Red Devil Gary Neville and Match Presenter Gary Linekar feel the move is in the best interest of the Premier League as it signifies a reversing trend.
Next up, Sunderland AFC will take on Middlesbrough at the Stadium of Light on Sunday, August 21 with kick-off at 1:30pm BST. City will be travelling to the Britannia to face Stoke City in the second round and entertain West Ham the following week of the new Premier League season .
Michael Phelps will race for the first time at the 2016 Olympics in Sunday night's 4x100m freestyle relay. He was part of the U.S. men's relay swimming team at the 2012 London Games, when France won the gold in a nail-biting finish. "It was insane", Phelps said . "I kind of told them beforehand, 'It's okay to sing and it's okay to cry, '" he noted. Germany's Paul Biedermann holds the world record and is competing in Rio.