Farah's blistering final lap ensured he became the first British runner to win three Olympic titles and he is now the favourite to add a fourth in the 5,000m next weekend. He has won many Gold medals in the past for Great Britain , and the one he won tonight in the 10,000 meter run had to mean so much more to him than the previous ones.
Simone Biles can add to her medal haul when the event finals begin. In men's part, Britain's Andy Murray sent Japan's Kei Nishikori packing 6-1, 6-4 and moved one win away from becoming the first player to win back-to-back Olympic singles titles.
With two centuries so far in the series and both coming when India were in a state of bother, Ashwin has been exceptionally well in the series so far. Luck went their way, and they had a few questionable calls, fifty-fifty ones which went their way. "We haven't been able to put up reasonable first-innings totals which have hampered us in the recent past.
Australian Kim Brennan , who Twigg was expected to challenge, powered to gold, followed home by American silver medallist Genevra Stone and third-placed Jingli Duuan of China. "Who knows", Twigg said on possible retirement. Although he wasn't in the stands the pair shared a special moment across the seas when their wedding song, Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars, played as she walked to the medal dais.
Now the answer is as plain as #PhelpsFace. The U.S. also won 33 medals at Sydney in 2000. In London four years ago, the usa team won 31 medals, 30 at the pool (Haley Anderson took silver in the women's open-water swim). It was also a record-breaking Olympics for Katie Ledecky, and breakout stars Lilly King, Maya Dirado, Ryan Murphy and Simone Manuel helped make the Rio Games a real pool party for the Americans.
Perhaps replacing Phelps with one of the members - all of whom swam split times slower than Phelps's final time - causes a different result. What made it even more special: Schooling still has a picture that he took with Phelps when the US team trained in Singapore before the 2008 Olympics, the games where Phelps won a record eight gold medals in the pinnacle of his career.
In Beijing in 2008, he became the second African-American swimmer to win gold. "I think I just spent too much emotional energy in the lead-up", she said after the event. Simone Manuel followed her older brothers' footsteps from swim lessons to recreational summer leagues. "When she hit the wall, I jumped up". He's gone on to do some activism around black folks and swimming , encouraging diversity in the pool and increased swimming education.
Joseph Schooling of Singapore built a big lead in the 100 butterfly and easily held off one of Phelps' patented rallies. In the stands, his fiancee, Nicole Johnson, bounced along to the music with their son, 3-month-old Boomer, cradled in her arms.
Gold and silver may have slipped away, but for Sania and Bopanna, Sunday provides an opportunity to join Leander Paes as India's only Olympic tennis medalists. Mixed doubles: Pre-quarterfinals: Teliana Pereira & Marcelo Melo (Bra) Caroline Garcia & Nicolas Mahut (Fra) 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1); Roberta Vinci & Fabio Fognini (Ita) bt Kristina Mladenovic & Pierre-Hugues Herbert (Fra) 6-4, 3-6, 10-8.
Well, it turns out Lochte failed to follow the advice of his hair stylist Jenn Jones - mainly, chlorine is awful for platinum hair dye. However, it didn't stay that color for very long. Either way, he's stuck with green hair for a while. It appears as though over the course of the first few days of the game, Lochte's frosty shade of blue has slowly morphed into a mossy, seaweed green.
Finally, with 1:19 remaining in the first half Thursday night, the franchise's quarterback of the future entered the game. The Quarterback bounded quickly to his feet, later he needed to make sure not a land on his neck. Backup center Josh Andrews hurt his right ankle. On the Buccaneers second series, the Eagles star defensive tackle fought through a block and cleanly swiped the ball from quarterback Jameis Winston .
Ironically, Furyk didn't win either tournament, finishing in a tie for fifth place Sunday at the Travelers. Furyk also shot a Travelers record 8-under 27 on the front nine to go with a four-under 31 on the back nine. His score could have been even lower, because a seven-foot birdie putt horseshoed out at the 15th, and he also almost holed out twice from the fairway earlier in the round.
The German took over at Liverpool last season but will now be getting the chance to begin the campaign with the Reds. Jurgen Klopp has said Daniel Sturridge and James Milner could feature in Sunday's Premier League opener at Arsenal but is unsure whether it is a realistic possibility due to their lack of training time.
Well, OK, I guess that's not quite accurate, considering she won the world championship three straight years in a row leading up to this Olympics , and we didn't really care. "It is something I've definitely struggled with a lot". All-around is the summit of women's gymnastics, a battle across vault, uneven bars, beam and floor between 24 of the sport's top athletes.
The Astros scored twice in the first inning on a single by Alex Bregman, a double by Jose Altuve and a two-run double by Carlos Correa . Russell Martin hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the sixth, Sanchez pitched seven innings to get his first win in three starts and Toronto beat the Astros 4-2 Saturday , stopping Houston's winning streak at four.
But Casilla threw three pieces of filth - two curves and a slider - to strike out Realmuto and send the Giants home. "I think we have a special group and I'm trying to do everything I can every fifth day to be a part of that". Marlins CF Marcell Ozuna, however, is 0-for-18 in his last five contests. Giants LHP Josh Osich (strained left forearm) had his first rehab assignment on Tuesday at Double-A Richmond, getting just one out while allowing three walks and a run.
Not only did she break her own record (again!) by completing the race with a time of 8:04.79, but she finished her swim almost 12 seconds before second-place finisher Jazz Carlin of Great Britain . "I'll really cherish that for the rest of my life", he said, and not just because it was Michael Phelps. The 25-year-old is allowed to compete in the Olympics as she trains in the USA and has undergone regular drug tests over the last two years.
The other bold decision which worked Pakistan's way was inclusion of Sohail Khan in the side, the 2-Test Match bowler was preferred over pace gun Wahab Riaz, who played both the opening Test matches of the series. Meanwhile Aslam swept off-spinner Moeen Ali for four, to complete a maiden Test fifty in 135 balls with five boundaries. We kept them at three-an-over for most of the day.
Sandusky says the four swimmers are "safe and cooperating with authorities". "There were a few of them", Ileana Lochte said. David Marsh, Lochte's personal coach and the head women's coach for the US swim team, earlier disputed Ileana Lochte's comments and told USA TODAY Sports via text message that Lochte "was not held up" and was trying to figure out exactly what happened.
Phelps, sixth at the turn, couldn't pull off one of his trademark comebacks, but he had plenty of company on the second step of the podium as his longtime rival Laszlo Cseh of Hungary and South African Chad le Clos both matched his time of 51.14sec in an astonishing three-way tie for silver.
Britain's Mo Farah shrugged off an early fall to cement his place in the pantheon of distance greats by retaining his Olympic 10,000 metres title with a blistering final lap on Saturday. Mo Farah celebrates winning the Men's 10,000m Final. Initially, Farah sat at the very back, surveying the rest of the 34-man field. Despite falling on the track, Farah picked himself up and was unperturbed by the incident.
Before her, just five other Canadians had ever won three medals at a single Summer Games: Elaine Tanner (two silvers, bronze in Mexico City, 1968), Victor Davis (gold, two silvers in Los Angeles, 1984) and Anne Ottenbrite (gold, silver, bronze in Los Angeles, 1984).
Pakistan claimed four wickets in the morning session, removing Alex Hales, Alastair Cook , Joe Root and James Vince in quick succession before England limped to 92 for four at lunch. Ali was last man out when his hook off Sohail was caught in the deep Shah. The wicket-keeper batsman once again showing all his skills that make him such a flawless fit in the England batting line-up.
With 28 medals in all, he's 10 clear of anyone else. "And the way I did it tonight, I wouldn't want it any other way". Since he first took the Olympic plunge at the 2000 Sydney Games he has had an ambition to take swimming into the mainstream and there is no doubt the sport has enjoyed a much higher profile during his tenure as its leading figure.
We have time off and guys did what they did. "We appreciate the journey, the process". "Now we're in the same place for a while and can focus on our goal". "We want to win, we want to send a message to the rest of the world we are here on business", said Carmelo Anthony , a four-time Olympian in basketball.
The victory continued America´s stranglehold on an event they have never lost in Olympic competition. FILE - In this August 11. "He mentions it all the time that he wants to go out on his own terms-on good terms, not 'Let's get out of here, '" Bowman said.
In July, the IAAF prohibited all Russian athletes from taking part in worldwide competitions, including the upcoming Rio Olympics, except long jump athlete Darya Klishina, who trains in the United States. "I am falling victim to those who created a system of manipulating our lovely sport and (are) guilty of using it for political purposes". "I am a clean athlete and have proved that already many times and beyond any doubt", Klishina said in a statement on her Facebook page.
Jimmy Walker reacts after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J., Sunday, July 31, 2016. But this loss was different. From Scotland, he headed to Toronto to defend his title at the Canadian Open. Phil Mickelson reacting to support from a fan during Sunday's play at PGA Championship.
Last season , Bournemouth defeated Manchester United in this fixture with 2-1 scoreline, but that was a totally different Manchester United side and this time the home side will have to work their socks off to have any chance of victory against Jose Mourinho's men.
There were 1-1 draws too for Southampton against Watford, and Stoke at newly-promoted Middlesbrough, along with 1-0 wins for Swansea against Burnley and West Bromwich Albion at Crystal Palace. "And I think this is the key of the match". Hull caretaker-manager Mike Phelan said: "I'm relieved and thrilled - all my emotions have come out". To a man, City performed fantastically, and not even the most die-hard Leicester City fan could deny we deserved the victory, which came curtesy of Robert ...
If that was the end - and Phelps insists it is - the numbers are simply astonishing. Nathan Adrian, Cody Miller and Ryan Murphy joined Phelps for his last race. It wasn't in doubt after that. That was his 23rd career gold medal and would place the Republic of Phelps in 39th place for most gold medals won by a country, all-time, Summer and Winter Games combined .
As mentioned earlier, Bournemouth shocked the 20 times Premier League champions sensationally, however Manchester United came out on top in the reverse fixture, with 3-1 scoreline. Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring their third goal . "I was not working since December", Mourinho said in his pre-match press conference , referencing his dismissal by Chelsea last season .
James announced on Uninterrupted he was re-signing with the Cavs , saying past year "was magical and inspiring". The new deal is believed to be a three-year, $ 100million contract that will make the three-time National Basketball Association champion - who became a free agent in the off-season after guiding the Cavs to their first title - the highest-paid player with a $31m salary next season.
Hughes is exceptional not only for winning medals at both summer and winter games, but for her leadership in battling mental health issues and for her work helping children. US coach Tom Terhaar estimated Logan may have lost one test in the last three years on an erg, or rowing machine, that spits out scores over given times or distances for national-team members.
Raisman wrote on Instagram that her famously-stressed out parents can finally relax now as her only remaining event is the floor exercise final-where she's the defending Olympic champion. With so much passion and dedication, she is truly a pleasure to watch and inspiration for generations to come. And THR looks ahead to Day 7, including an all-or-nothing game for USA women's soccer and possibly more history being made by the foil fencing team.