Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi, who took silver behind her in Rio, was second again in 1:55.92 with American's Ajee Wilson claiming bronze in 1:56.65. "We need to clear 1:55 first and it will require a lot of hard training", she said. In the race itself, Wilson went out fast, with Niyonsaba on her coattails and Semenya happy to sit back in the pack.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chinese Vice Premier after both the leaders held one-on-one meeting. Yang arrived in Pakistan yesterday for the event. Sartaz Aziz, a strategist and economist, had served as an advisor to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif till the disqualification of latter as a result of the Supreme Court ruling in Panamagate scandal on July 28.
Next up is unseeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands, who said he was lucky to come back for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman of Argentina. Federer had dominated the pair's previous meetings, winning all 16 of them while dropping just six sets to the Spaniard. The 31-year-old Nadal would have returned to No 1 in the world if he had reached the semi-finals.
With most of the regular stars not seeing action Friday night, the stage was set for a very talented group of rookies to perform. Not mentioning any names , but some former Pittsburgh first round draft picks have still struggled to make that play in similar circumstances.
After the game, he said he was feeling better and hoped to play this afternoon, but it looks like the Pirates will hold him our as a precautionary measure. More of Pittsburgh's follies in the field helped Toronto nudge the game out of reach in the seventh. Ohlman, who was given credit for an infield single, continued to third on the error and scored on Pillar's sacrifice fly and Toronto led 7-1.
Lynch, who was retired for the 2016 season, suited up but didn't take the field against the Arizona Cardinals . In an appearance on Conan O'Brien's show previous year, Lynch was asked for his thoughts on Kaepernick's national anthem protest.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Austin Jackson hit a tiebreaking home run off Tommy Hunter (2-3) leading off the eighth inning. He seems to be riding the wave. There is not much past history to go on for Conley against the Giants - just one meeting. Besides Stanton , the key for Miami on Sunday was the bullpen.
Lahiri started the second at his overnight one-over but immediately dropped a shot on the first hole after missing a four-foot par putt. "I think I saw some highlights today". Instead, he closed well, going bogey-free over the back nine until the final hole and picking up three birdies along the way. "I need to look at it that way and I am".
Lynch wasn't in the National Football League when Kaepernick knelt in protest - and sparked a movement among athletes in his sport and others. "You do your thing, OK?' So that's a non-issue for me". However, Internet sleuths were quick to do some research and find evidence of Lynch, 31, standing for the national anthem at other times. Rodger Sherman of The Ringer shared a collection of angry tweets directed at Lynch for sitting during the national anthem before the Seahawks' playoff ...
The Englishman was a part of many Manchester United winning sides and as his career dwindles down, he's remained at Old Trafford in the hopes to help raise the club back to it's previously high standards. "I think Tottenham, without any spending, are equipped to win because they have a fantastic team, fantastic manager, great stability". "The only thing I know is that of course with Chelsea money I brought him to Stamford Bridge because I thought he was a player with special qualities, and ...
His first a wonderful finish beyond Joe Hart - the former Manchester City keeper making his debut - after Marcus Rashford's surging run. The striker added a second with a header from Henrikh Mkhitaryan's free kick in the 52nd. Rashford notched up an assist as two goals from Romelu Lukaku and strikes from Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial wrapped up a thumping victory for the Red Devils.
However, France global Lloris has stood up and defended the White Hart Lane hierarchy, believing the most important thing was that the London side kept their best players. Dwight Gayle's preparations for the big kick-off have been disrupted by a niggling hamstring injury, but he should be fit to play a part here. This term, they will call Wembley home, where they failed to win four of the five fixtures held there in the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup last term.
Kyle Busch won the Xfinity race on Saturday, but a pit miscue and an altercation with Brad Keselowski at the inner loop killed his chances at a sweep. Keselowski was second to Truex in the second stage. Kyle Larson didn't get a lot of sleep prior to Sunday's Pure Michigan 400, but he apparently didn't need much.
Neymar was one of four Brazilians in the PSG line-up, not including Brazil-born Italy midfielder Thiago Motta, for the game played before a sell-out crowd at the 18,000-capacity Stade du Roudourou. With Unai Emery's side already leading 1-0 thanks to Jordan Ikoko's freaky own goal, Neymar assisted Edinson Cavani with a wonderful pass, before the roles were reversed eight minutes from time for the Brazilian to tap home.
Davis, a junior defensive end, attended Miami Central and Desir-Jones, a redshirt sophomore defensive tackle, attended St. Thomas Aquinas. "Action has been taken - they have missed some practice and will miss the MI game", said Gators head coach Jim McElwain.
Third-ranked Matsuyama, trying to become the first Japanese man to win a major title, and 25th-ranked American Kisner, who won his second USA tour title in May at Colonial, still shared the second-round lead on eight-under par 134. What he hasn't done yet is win a major. He would be the lowest-ranked golfer to ever win the PGA Championship , and I think I'm only including him because he's going to be in the final group on Sunday.
While running out a ground ball to the right side of the infield, Harper avoided contract with first baseman Ryder Jones before his left foot slipped on the base. "I think it's best that he doesn't start", Baker said Thursday. As per usual with the Washington Nationals , no injury news is usually given until after the game and its unlikely we will know the full diagnosis until some point during the doubleheader tomorrow.
The important factor for Los Angeles is this game against Dallas gave the coaching staff a better idea of areas in need of improvement along with seeing where certain players now stand heading into Week 2. Gathers scored in his second straight game . In one of the cleaner moments of the evening, though, Cowboys quarterback Cooper Rush found Rico Gathers on a beatifully thrown pass over the top to level the score at 10-10 after three quarters.
At one stage I opened the door for him to go as I knew I had many strikers, and in the end he chose to stay. "I know that it's important for him to play". In the 67th minute Giroud and Ramsey were brought on for Elneny and Holding, and those men would help turn the tide in Arsenal's favor. As a game is in 90, that would guarantee you a goal.
Giroud had been seriously considering his future following the £52 million club record signing of Alexandre Lacazette and Wenger's certainty but has been persuaded to stay in what is now a "super sub " role. There were glimpses that this season will be about much more than just settling for midtable obscurity for Leicester . Granit Xhaka's sloppy pass was picked up by Albrighton and he forged down the left flank before bending a sublime cross into the danger area that Vardy tapped home.
However, Reds boss Jurgen Klopp says it is too close to the season and the end of the transfer window to sell. I just work with the him, then I must accept it. Watford began the encounter impressive by giving the Reds flurry of attacks before a defensive gaffe gave them the first goal in the 8th minutes through Stefano Okaka .
Jonjo Shelvey has been widely criticised on social media for his brainless stamp on Dele Alli which saw him sent off in Newcastle's defeat by Tottenham. - Tottenham has won 29 of its last 31 Premier League games against newly promoted sides, drawing the other two. The defender joined Pep Guardiola's side in a £45 million move from Tottenham this summer and helped the club to a season-opening 2-0 win over Brighton on Saturday.
It will be interesting to see, given his immediate impact, if Conte picks Morata from the start in their next game - a trip to Wembley stadium to face title rivals Tottenham Hotspur. "One positive in the second half, one negative in the first half". Bakayoko was absent through injury against Burnley , along with star man Eden Hazard, while striker Diego Costa has been frozen out after being deemed surplus to requirements.
Family spokeswoman Lisa Pak said in a statement Thursday that "there is a long way to go" in terms of Lim's healing and said he needs privacy while receiving unspecified medical attention. They declined to provide details on negotiations with the North Koreans. His supporters have said he was on a humanitarian mission to North Korea when he was detained.
He left the Raiders locker room before it was open to the media. Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said postgame that he was "surprised" by Lynch's decision. I missed a couple. Raiders linebackers Bruce Irvin and Malcolm Smith joined in early previous year, by standing through the anthem with a raised fist before a game at Tennessee.
Okazaki equalized for the visitors in the fifth minute at the Emirates to cancel out the opening goal for Arsenal's summer signing Alexandre Lacazette , who netted after just two minutes. "With a bit of work we can get that out of the system". Substitute Ramsey smashed in an angled drive - from a corner which was won after Mesut Ozil handled in the build-up - before Giroud showed athleticism and strength to meet Granit Xhaka's corner.
At tea Sri Lanka were 61 for 4, and their downward slide continued in the final session as well. The final wicket of the day fell as Ashwin departed for 31 off a Vishwa Fernando delivery. Soon, Kuldeep was sent packing by left arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan . The openers put up a good platform with a 188-run opening stand, but the middle order didn't capitalize on it.
Statistically, Pearson has now won more individual Olympic and world championship medals than 400m champion Cathy Freeman. Sally Pearson celebrates with mascot Hero the Hedgehog. Is this the right person to do it for me? "I am really excited to come out of this with a medal for the US". Hilliard said the coaching as well as the injuries marked Pearson's performance as extraordinary.
The 29-year-old was also instrumental as Chelsea won the Premier League crown in their first season under new boss Antonio Conte. He likes me very much and I like him very much as a manager and as a person, he has put all my trust in me and my work, and I am I was very grateful to him.
Chelsea are in desperate need of reinforcements and have just 14 experienced players in their squad for the start of the Premier League season. The same paper report that Leicester do not want to sell one of their star players and consider the central midfielder to be worth much more than Chelsea are now offering.
His heroics were on display once again Saturday night as he carried the Tigers to a 12-11 walk off victory over the Twins. But Detroit was far from done. Detroit doesn't have the bullpen to back him up while Berrios has still shown his ability to shut down lineups in recent starts. A solo home run by Tucker Barnhart in the seventh increased Cincinnati's lead to 11-9.
He broke service for a 2-1 lead in the third only to hand it back in the next game, but a roar went up when Mannarino wasted a chance to put away a game point and Shapovalov jumped on the chance to break for a 5-4 lead. "I saved four match points the first round (against Rogerio Dutra Silva)". It should be noted that Federer is bidding to capture his first trophy in Montreal and his third overall in Canada.
Erasmo Ramirez has served up five homers over 8 1/3 innings in two starts since being re-acquired from Tampa Bay. The Mariners led 5-1 Friday . Tony Zych (5-3) ran into even more trouble in the eighth. To make room on the roster for Bailey, OF Cesar Puello was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake. Paxton has been the lone bright spot in the Mariners' rotation this season and entered Thursday's contest with a chance to become the first pitcher in team history to win eight consecutive games.
The injury occurred when Harper attempted to beat out a groundball to the first baseman. But, when Harper hit first base, his left leg slipped on the bag, causing his knee to shoot straight back. Andrew Stevenson took over in center field and Brian Goodwin moved to right field. After a down year by his standards in 2016, he is once again among the league's top hitters in 2017, batting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBI.
Entering the encounter, Federer had all the assets on his position as he had won all their six previous meetings.And he did that without losing a set against the 29-year-old Spaniard. EPA/ANDRE PICHETTEKevin Anderson of South Africa in action against Alexander Zverev of Germany during the ATP Rogers cup men's quarter final in Montreal , Canada, 11 August 2017.