Phelps has won more than twice as many golds as any other Olympian. With 28 medals in all, he's 10 clear of anyone else. "I've been able to come back and I've been able to accomplish things that I've just dreamt of". Took a starring role, in fact. They give him that space because he is the greatest. You're telling me that wouldn't be the most riveting race of the night? She broke her own world record of 8:06.68 that she set in January, and shattered her own Olympic record of 8:12.86, ...
She has already won silver in the 100-metre butterfly, and has bronze medals in the 4x100-metre and 4x200-metre freestyle relays. She was one of 88 women entered in the 50-meter freestyle, finished second in her heat Friday, but her time of 26.23 seconds ranked 47th overall - two seconds off top qualifier Permille Blume of Denmark and not good enough to advance to the semifinals.
Scoring five runs in the bottom of the ninth inning Monday night, St. Louis beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 at Busch Stadium. Lefthander Brandon Finnegan , who stifled the Cardinals on two hits and no runs for six innings last Thursday, will pitch for the Reds .
Phelps began the butterfly leg with the U.S. in second position, but he set a blistering pace to give his team the lead by the end of his 100m. The American, far and away the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, finished with five golds and a silver in Rio after signing off in dramatic style, coming to the rescue in the 4x100m medley final.
Over the past few days, we heard plenty about the Mets' interest in Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy . The Tigers are on Lucroy's no-trade list so acquiring him would be very complicated, but he might not have had the same issue with going to Detroit that he had with Cleveland.
Anzrah was found with Rotich's credential and reportedly gave a sample and signed forms under Rotich's name. "We take note of the decision of the Kenyan Olympic Committee to send home its athletics coach following a violation of anti-doping rules and we thank the NOC for its swift action", an IOC spokesperson said.
She was also the likely butterflyer for China's 4x100m medley relay. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A Chinese swimmer, a Polish weightlifter and a Bulgarian steeplechaser were expelled or suspended Friday from the Olympics for doping, the first athletes sanctioned after failing drug tests at the games.
The win gives Manuel two golds and two silvers at the Rio Olympics. Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates after the men's 200m individual medley final at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, on August 11, 2016.
Farah says "I'd promised my older daughter Rihanna I was going to get a medal for her and in my mind I was thinking I can't let her down". For Manuel, it was her second medal of the night - she also won silver in the 50 free - and second gold of the games.
With 28 medals in all, Phelps is 10 clear of anyone else. Farah says "I'd promised my older daughter Rihanna I was going to get a medal for her and in my mind I was thinking I can't let her down". Two-time gold medalist Ryan Murphy put the Americans out front with a world-record split on the backstroke but Britain surged ahead on the breaststroke and Phelps dived into the pool in second place.
Britain's Murray, the world No 2, edged into the last four 6-0 4-6 7-6 (2) but was pushed to the limit by the 22nd-ranked Johnson, who came back to win the second set after being brushed aside in the first in the match on Friday (NZT Saturday).
Younus (218) helped Pakistan to a lead of 214 before England finally bowled them out for 542 at tea on day three. Cook edged Wahab Riaz to first slip for just seven sparking the collapse from 49-1 to 74-4 as Alex Hales and James Vince flopped again.
Pakistan always made efforts to "improve" its relationship with India, Basit said in his Independence Day address. "India would welcome a dialogue on contemporary and relevant issues in India-Pakistan relations". Swarup was responding to a statement by Pakistani Foreign Affairs adviser Sartaz Aziz in a press conference. After a decade of relative stability, Kashmir has experienced more than a month of violence - triggered by the death of a prominent Kashmiri separatist, Burhan Wani.
Phelps started his Olympic career at the young age of 15 during the 2000 Olympic games. For Manuel, it was her second medal of the night. London 2012 was supposed to provide the fond farewell. Most of the US swim team was in the stands to watch Phelps' finale, including the biggest female star of the games, Katie Ledecky, decked out in a matching United States of America white jacket and cap.
The actor who brought "Artoo" to life, Kenny Baker , has died after a long illness . She noted to The Guardian newspaper that his nonspeaking role in the enormously successful Star Wars franchise "brought lots of happiness to people".
The defending champions have some questions at quarterback that need answering this preseason . Ironically, Sanchez is now sharing the top spot with 24-year-old Trevor Siemian , a 2015 seventh-round pick who has not handled a regular season snap.
OH authorities had said that Hanes and Nelson, 36, were believed to have fled the state and were armed and extremely unsafe, warning that the two men have a violent criminal history. Vigil said sheriff's officers would handle all calls in Hatch for the next few days, and that the sheriff's chaplain has been made available to those grieving officers.
Colorado Rockies rookie David Dahl saw his 17-game hitting streak to begin his career come to an end on Friday night. It would indeed be unforgettable. His tenure is marked by the 2009 World Series title, as well as a lengthy suspension for performance-enhancing drugs. As always with these kinds of things, the game proved to be anti climatic, although Rodriguez did manage to drive in a run for a Yankee victory that kept them alive for a spot in the Wild Card race.
Canada's Brianne Thieson-Eaton secured the bronze medal, with Katarina Johnson-Thompson's hopes fading after a miserable javelin competition earlier on Saturday. 13, 2016. Britain's Greg Rutherford celebrates with the British flag after winning the bronze medal in the men's long jump final. "I love hurdles and I always said I would love to give it a go but I kind of feel that the boat has sailed on that one".
Phelps began the butterfly leg with the U.S. in second position, but he set a blistering pace to give his team the lead by the end of his 100m. The USA also won gold in the women's 4x100m medley relay while Denmark's Pernille Blume and Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri claimed the first swimming gold medals for their respective countries at these Games.
The Foxes' vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said: "Twelve months ago, we brought to Leicester City a man whose knowledge and experience, we felt, could lead us into the next phase of our long-term plan". Bournemouth's defence always gives you a chance or two; putting last December's 2-1 setback to rest would suggest Mourinho's side are on the right track.
Trailing behind her, Jazz Carlin from Great Britain and Boglarka Kapas from Hungary finished second and third, in 8:16.17 and 8:16.37, respectively. There are no women in the world who can swim faster than Katie Ledecky in her freestyle events.
Bauza was appointed last month and while he said that his job was much more than convincing Messi to return, he also made a point of visiting the superstar to speak about his worldwide status right away. Messi said he chose to end his retirement that never was after seven weeks and without missing a single game; his reason is his love for country and team.
Trea Turner had three hits, including a homer and one of Washington's three triples. Cardinals prospect Luke Weaver makes his big league debut, starting against the team with the best record in the majors. Cardinals 2B Jedd Gyorko's home run Saturday was his 10th since July 18 - most in the majors. 3. Szczur and Soler hit solo home runs in the sixth off Jerome Williams.
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is England's present, and Ibrahimovic has spoken of his excitement of playing alongside him. I'm taking care of my family, but when I come on the pitch I'm a lion. "He's a real talent, it's great to see him here, but we don't want to be in awe of him, we want to keep him quiet", Howe told reporters . "That's the challenge for Man United - to try to be a winning team in a new era of the Premier League that is much more hard than before.
DeSclafani was previously 6-and-0. Jhonny Peralta got the run back in St. Louis' half of the fourth with a solo shot to left, the 200th homer of his career. It is the longest streak by a Cardinals catcher since Gene Tenace reached in 35 straight games between 1981 and 1982. Reds second baseman Tony Renda made a diving stop on Matt Holliday's hit up the middle.
Robert Snodgrass thumped home a left-footed victor in the 57th minute after Leicester , who lost only three games last season, failed to clear their lines. At least the outcome was better than Leicester's at Hull , where the champions were left stunned by a 2-1 defeat to a newly-promoted team. "The effort was fantastic, but individual effort - not as a team".
True to her spirit, the Maryland teenager ate up the deficit like a Pacman virtuoso. That doesn't look that impressive in comparison to the 32 medals United States athletes have earned, but it does mean that Maryland would be tied with Great Britain, which is in 6th place with 12 Olympic medals.
It remains to be seen how long India will play on the last day (Saturday) to declare the innings with a challenging target of 350 plus for the Windies to bite the bullet, as play will be for 98 overs to make up for the loss of the third day's play due to heavy rain and thunderstorms on Thursday.
Wiggins largely retired from road cycling after winning the time trial at the London Games, seemingly content not only with his career in professional cycling but also the Olympics. United States' Michael Phelps reacts after the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug.
Guy held off the inevitably Phelps surge until mid way down the second 50 to set Scott Duncan off in the final freestyle leg in silver medal position, which he maintained ahead of Australia in third. After Saturday's race, he told NBC, "I'm just ready for something different". She finished in 24.07. "It was not my plan", Ayana said. The 20-year Briton is the world champion in the 200m freestyle and anchored a British quartet in the 4x200m freestyle to silver behind none other than Phelps.
Kerber was leading 40-30 and missed a chance to break Puig's serve and make it 5-2, in a point that saw Puig dig out several tough shots as Kerber sought to put the game away. She has a chance to overtake Williams for the No. 1 ranking this year. Keys, 21, having just slipped into the pro tour's top 10 after a stellar summer, came to the semifinals after winning a pair of tight three-set matches.
Thursday night Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman to win an individual gold medal in swimming after winning the women's 100m freestyle at the Rio Olympic Games. With two gold medals already to name, Biles quest to make gymnastics history continues with the Vault Finals - which promises to deliver unforgettable routines and an incredible round of competition.
The International Olympic Committee made the decision in 2009 to include both men's and women's golf at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Games in Rio and Tokyo. But I felt like the wind direction didn't really suit me to be honest. "I felt like today was an important day". There was nothing ordinary of the 108-foot putt on the third.
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy was released from a Miami hospital after spending the night there with an undisclosed illness, and the plan was for him to manage against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Belt had a two-run double and Buster Posey followed with an RBI single. "Relievers don't get measured on wins and losses for the most part, but to be out there in a game like that and be able to throw the final pitch and stamp my name on a win like that - it was just a gutsy, ...