The 400m freestyle was her first individual swim of the Games, and she won with a time of three minutes, 56.46 seconds. Follow AOL Sports on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter . A woman who won nine medals at the 2015 World Championships roared past the previous record of 4:28.43 held by Ye Shiwen of China. They raced in the preliminaries to also earn silver medals along with Stanford star Simone Manuel and incoming Cal freshman Abbey Weitzeil, who gave the United States a lead midway ...
He noted that the situation was tragically not about athletes cheating a system, but about a state-run system that was cheating the athletes. Their exclusion from the Rio Games is yet another blow to Russia's reputation as a global sporting powerhouse after dozens of Russian sportspeople were barred from Olympic competition for doping offences.
He will redeem himself. I know my son. "It would have sure been nice for him to be there in person, but I know the family will be able to honor him and Raider Nation will be able to honor him". "That night, the tremendous respect and honor that was shown to me and my family from the Oakland Raider fans was spectacular". There are no second chances.
And Ibrahimovic, who clinched 12 trophies during his four-year stay in France with PSG, has set his sights on the winning another one with his new club. Although his pass to Jamie Vardy was misplaced, Marouane Fellaini , who intercepted it, played a short pass to David De Gea, allowing Vardy to steal the ball, dribble De Gea and slot the ball into an empty net.
Gates to Ohio Stadium, where bags won't be permitted inside, will open at 1:30 p.m. However, this time as a receiver-not a quarterback. According to the Gospel Herald , Robert Griffin III hasn't been particularly impressive in training camp and may be losing ground to veteran Josh McCown for the Browns' starting quarterback job.
Liverpool thrashed Barcelona 4-0 Saturday in the International Champions Cup friendly, providing a boost for manager Juergen Klopp as he focuses on domestic success in his first full season in charge. Jurgen Klopp's return to Mainz ended in a one-sided defeat as Liverpool were beaten 4-0 in their final pre-season game on Sunday. Klopp made four changes at the break, but things went from bad to worse for the visitors.
While their challengers fell and stumbled their way through qualifying, the only blips for the Americans came when Douglas stepped out of bounds during the floor exercise and Raisman flapped her arms about to save herself from falling off the beam following a big wobble.
Furyk's 58 was one shot better than the previous record on tour held by six players, including Furyk himself. He shot 31 on the back nine. "Rather than just kind of mailing it in, I went to the range", he said. He went on to birdie five of the last six holes on the front, closing with four straight to move to 8-under for the round, 7-under for the tournament.
Ledecky was a relative unknown when, at the age of 15, she tore up the women's 800-meter freestyle at the 2012 London Olympics and won gold. To beat her past, slower self. She'll also likely anchor the women's 4x200 free relay, bringing her potential medal total to five. That's the kind of history that's within Ledecky's grasp this week.
As she headed into the freestyle leg, which is the final leg of the race, Hosszu was more than five seconds ahead of world-record pace. Far behind her, the battle for second unfolded with American Maya DiRado taking silver in 4:31.15 and Spain's Mireia Belmonte third in 4:32.39.
Mardini was fleeing Syria along with 17 other people including her sister past year when the little boat the passengers were in had motor problems before the two sisters pushed the boat for three hours due to the fact that nobody else in the boat could swim.
I'm really comfortable. I'm glad I'm just pushing through this week; it's not easy conditions. Then, Isner broke back, but the American number one gave it right back with a double fault. Neither player broke the other's serve all. "I couldn't put pressure on his first serves either". "That definitely settled him down. I came out strong (in the third set) and that shows good fighting spirit", Kyrgios said.
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Katie Ledecky reacts to breaking the Olympic record, but missing a world record in Sunday's 400-meter freestyle heats. "That one felt pretty easy". Le Clos, meanwhile, was delighted - although he remains firmly focused on his upcoming 200m butterfly duel with Phelps. Wait what did I just watch? "I mean I'm not a natural freestyler - it's not bad for a fly guy".
Suzuki blasted a 86 miles per hour cutter off of Colorado Rockies reliever Chris Rusin in the seventh inning at Coors Field to the right-field wall out of the reach of outfielder Gerardo Parra as the 42-year-old rounded the bases for his second triple of the year.
Laurie Hernandez, 16, is a New Jersey native, the youngest American gymnast in Rio and the first Hispanic-American to make the USA team. The women's gymnastics competition officially begins at the Rio Olympics with the qualification session on Sunday, Aug.
Hunter Mahan, who claimed his first PGA Tour victory at the 2007 Travelers, shot a 67 to finish tied for 70th at 282. Furyk made 10 birdies and an eagle in his round, completing the opening nine holes in a course-record 27 shots. The 46-year-old American was rolling early, making his first birdie on the second hole at the TPC River Highlands course. "That putt, I'll remember that one forever", Knox told CBS television.
No offense, Green Bay, I had the best fans in the game. Pace said that caring for his family and meeting their needs is part of what drove him to greatness. "To share this stage with these gentlemen is more than humbling". Pace closed by emphasizing that standing on this stage in Canton is a lifelong dream fulfilled.
In July the IOC chose not to impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes, instead directed sports federations to allow them to compete if they met a set of criteria, including a clean doping past and sufficient testing at global events. CAS said at least 11 of the 18 appeals launched at a special tribunal in Rio since July 26 involved Russian athletes banned after they were implicated in the McLaren probe.
Following the fantastic back-to-the-wall performance, Sir Viv made his way to the West Indies players' area to applaud the team for facing up to the challenge. Yesterday, we were in a very good position and credit to the West Indies batsmen, the way they batted", said Kumble after the match ended in a draw.
Sweden slowly began climbing into the game but never quite tested Emmanuel Daniel in goal. Then, minutes later, Linde got his fingertips to an Etebo shot that was heading for goal. Etebo almost scored a goal-of-the-tournament contender in the 51st minute when he picked up the ball from the left flank and drove it past a maze of Swedish defenders before unleashing a curler that seemed destined for the far right corner of the net.
United were preparing to face Leicester City, who they went on to defeat 2-1 at Wembley and lift the Community Shield. "If it goes well in the medical, which I think he will - I see on Instagram he does kung-fu, karate, running, basketball, football - everything, so he must be fit - on Tuesday I will be there waiting for him, if that is the situation for us".
The China miscues led to layups and flashy dunks by the United States. The U.S.'s aggressive mindset led to a 45-24 edge in free throw attempts. The fifth-ranked Americans have not medaled since 1984, when they claimed bronze in Los Angeles.
But I thought to myself: That's a pretty good compliment, you know? My chest kind of swoll up. With his late father foremost on his mind and his wife, Deanna, as his presenter, Brett Favre cemented his place in football history on Saturday night.
But Venus' first-round singles loss to Kirsten Flipkens on Saturday - a match that lasted more than three hours - didn't bode well for the sisters, and they fell in an early hole Sunday. Still Fernandez told ESPN that Williams should play in the doubles event, despite her illness. There was better news for Samantha Stosur, who fought back from a set down to defeat Jalena Ostapenko of Latvia 1-6 6-3 6-2 to make it through to round two.
The bronze is Canada's first medal in the event in 40 years. Toronto's Michelle Williams, who didn't swim in the final but participated in the earlier heats, will also get a medal. Wayne has texted with her but won't have a chance to congratulate her in person until Monday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sent out a congratulatory tweet to the team during his beach vacation in Tofino, B.C.
Recalling the story of his otherworldly game in Oakland the night after his father's death, Favre said his wife Deanna told him on the emotional, private charter flight back to Green Bay and then MS that his dad, who was also his high school coach, couldn't wait to introduce him on his Hall of Fame induction day.
We have Dattu Bhokanal, from Maharashta, who will take part in the single sculls event at the Lagao stadium. He also maintained his position at the second spot for the first 500 metres of the race, but Mexico's Cabrera picked up pace and left the Indian rower behind around the 700 metres mark.
Kelmendi, ranked No 2, beat Giuffrida, who was seeded No 10, with a single point from a yuko. Kosovo got the green light to participate as an independent nation for the first time at the 2016 Rio Olympics. "I'm so happy", she told reporters. She has Kosovo and Albanian citizenship and started judo in Sarajevo when she was 8, when her sister convinced her to give it a try.
Her best chance to make an impact is reaching the vault finals, where she will compete against American Laurie Hernandez, among others. After it collapsed, she went to the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona for the Confederation of Independent States, a unified team of former Soviet states.
Klopp has made nine changes following Saturday's impressive 4-0 rout of Barcelona. "I'm happy with the result and the game, it's good for us to learn what can happen if we play well and what can happen if not". "From the beginning we saw two teams with completely different rhythms", said Luis Enrique. [Roberto] Firmino has been the man of preseason for me as from the very first game he has been performing, even if he has not scored.
Eddie DeBartolo Jr.is the only member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 who did not play in the NFL. "Then getting signed by the Packers and now this whole Hall of Fame Game the year of his induction, it's a pretty cool experience and great to be a part of".
The main Olympics broadcast, which will include the opening and closing ceremonies plus the most popular events will be shown on the NBC network and hosted by a tag team of Bob Costas, Ryan Seacrest, and Al Michaels. Sling TV has more than 40 channels in its Sling Blue $25 monthly plan, including live NBC broadcasts in 10 markets (Chicago, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hartford, Conn., Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, San Diego and Washington) and NBCSN, Bravo and USA.
Based on how Green Bay conducted its final open practice of the week Thursday night, however, that's just what could play out at the start of the game. "I don't really remember (going there) as a kid when I was really young", Ryan said. What I want to improve on this season: I want to work on being a team player and make the team better.
Instead, the IOC asked global federations to examine each individual Russian athlete to determine whether they should be eligible to compete. Stepanova, who helped expose state-backed doping in Russian sport and has fled the country, had been ruled out when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned from Rio any Russian who had served a doping suspension.