But on the last tight curve, van Vleuten locked up her wheels and crashed hard through the bend. But, after finishing 20 seconds behind van der Breggen, keeping quiet and cycling fast isn't quite all that she can do. "It was scary. I didn't know who it was", said compatriot Marianne Vos . She alwo won the Tour of Italy in 2015. "We just hope she's OK". "We passed Annemiek on the road".
A-Rod's quotes from the press conference - that he'd "have had an unbelievable, fun time" chasing milestones such as his 700th career home run, but that "those are not the cards I was dealt" - certainly suggest that this abrupt mid-August " retirement " was not wholly his idea.
However, Venus' first-round singles loss to Kirsten Flipkens on Saturday - a match that lasted more than three hours - did not bode well for the siblings, and they fell in an early hole on Sunday. The second set was one-way traffic, Gavrilova frantically flying across the baseline as Williams boomed shots around the court - the Australian tumbling on several occasions as her efforts became more frantic.
It is expected that Pogba could be unveiled late Monday, or perhaps on Tuesday. "I just know he's a big player who's going to be important for a big club like Man United and he will be proud to belong to such a big club". I only heard this information just before the game". "I don't know much", Allegri told journalists. If the move is confirmed, Pogba will join young Ivorian defender Eric Bailly, Armenian worldwide Henrikh Mkhitaryan and veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic in ...
Shaw, who suffered a double leg break against PSV Eindhoven in September, played 69 minutes at Wembley before being replaced by Marcos Rojo. "The money, he would get at any big club - he wants to be a part of the Man United project". The truth is no player likes being substituted but if you listened to the BBC pundit Danny Murphy you would believe it was the end for Mata at Manchester United .
After winning the French Open for the first time in June, Djokovic held all four of the Grand Slam singles titles. Djokovic's shock first-round loss reduced the 12-time Grand Slam singles champion to tears, as his push for an elusive Olympic Gold Medal was de-railed as quickly as it begun.
Here are four ways you can be sure you'll be amongst the first to know what's going on . "If we keep improving and playing that brand of hockey , just tightening up a few things, I think we'll be fine". From Australia's fourth penalty corner of the game, the defender flicked powerfully inside the right post for 1-1. Webb, from Belper, started for Danny Kerry's side as they beat Australia 2-1 in their opening Pool B match.
Everton remain aware that there is dialogue between Chelsea and Lukaku via the 23-year-old's advisers and that their attempts to unsettle and destabilise a player that new manager Ronald Koeman considers key could, ultimately, have a detrimental effect on the club.
Van Avermaet and Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark caught runaway leader Rafal Majka of Poland with just 1.5km to the finish line at Copacabana beach, where security forces had earlier blown up a suspicious bag. Chris Froome , Joaquim Rodriguez , and Geraint Thomas were some of the riders that tried to join. Just a few kilometres later Nibali and Henao made a break for it, quickly being caught by Majka and the three quickly built up a gap of 15 seconds.
But the small stars on the Rio flags, including the one lifted by Chinese fencer Lei Sheng at the opening ceremony Friday, all point upwards. The Chinese consulate general in Rio de Janeiro said on Monday that team officials had noticed the error and immediately protested to the Olympic organising committee.
Horton and Sun ignored each other in the moments after the race but did shake hands at the medal ceremony. Horton, whose mild manner and Harry Potter-style spectacles belie his toughness, said he knew that by calling Sun out he'd put himself on the spot.
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Jimmy Walker had champagne in his glass and the Wanamaker Trophy at his side. Walker gave him the $1,200 bottle four years ago when Harmon refused payment for their first of many lessons. Emiliano (Grillo, his playing partner) came up to me and said the ball was scared of me when I hit it! Spieth and Rickie Fowler were first on the scene to hail their friend and Day was also present to shake hands and say 'too good'.
Up to a quarter of registered supporters, who paid £25 for a vote within a 48-hour window, have been banned from the Labour leadership election, with the party keeping up to £1,250,000 in voting fees - leaving a bitter taste for those rejected.
Ms Williams added: "He worked so hard for this and he deserves it". It has been a trying week for the 27-year-old, who was provisionally suspended after missed drugs tests but was given a reprieve for her three whereabouts "failures" when the first was declared void by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
The team announced the decision on Monday (Aug. 8). Griffin needed to fend off Josh McCown , Austin Davis and Cody Kessler. Jackson promised to name his starter before the exhibition opener Friday against Green Bay. "Josh in particular has been outstanding throughout this process and all of our quarterbacks have worked well together", Jackson said. "Their play, professionalism and work ethic has pushed the room to really improve the level of play at the position for our team".
According to Italian publication Gazzetta World , three Serie A clubs are now targeting the former Marseille man - AC Milan, Inter Milan and Roma. It appears as though the 29-year-old, who joined City from Arsenal for £24m in 2011, does not figure in Pep Guardiola's plans.
Weightlifting, women's 53 kilograms: Hsu Shu-ching of Taiwan took gold with a score of 212, Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines took silver, Yoon Jin-hee of South Korea took bronze. At Rio 2016, Chang, Choi and Ki's campaign began with a top seeding and featured an incredible perfect-set in the semifinal. Mi-Sun also finished in first at the Olympic test event with an nearly ideal performance.
Vermaelen will boost Roma coach Luciano Spalletti's defensive options, which were stretched earlier this summer following an injury picked up by Germany global defender Antonio Rudiger. "Vermaelen is a player that we are following", Spalleti said . AS claimed on Saturday evening that the deal is done and could be official in the coming hours.
ET kickoff. But it was the only decision that could be made. Before announcing to the fans that there would be no game, Baker was on the field talking to NFL Network about how things had gotten to this point. "Our mission says we are to honor the heroes of the game, and not just the Hall of Famers, but the guys playing today", Baker said. Based on his player safety concerns -Thompson wouldn't let the Packers practice with another team during training camp because he was anxious about ...
No. During the Olympics our 10 p.m. newscast will be moving to channel 20 due to event coverage on channel 9. The officially sanctioned alternative would be to sign up for one of the paid streaming-TV services that carries multiple NBC networks, such as Sling TV or Playstation Vue .
Sul podiio anche Usa e Canada . Erika Ferraioli , Federica Pellegrini , Silvia di Pietro e Aglaia Pezzato sono scese in vasca questa sera per la batteria che regala importanti pass per la finalissima. Alle spalle delle azzurre nella batteria l'Olanda e la Svezia. Un "tempone" che sembra il preludio all'oro, quello che Katinka Hosszu si e' gia' conquistata con una strepitosa finale nei 400 misti: imbarazzante la superiorita' dell'ungherese, che tocca a 4'26 " 36, oltre due secondi ...
Juventus officials briefed that they had given permission for Pogba to complete his medical during their 3-2 friendly win over West Ham at the Olympic Stadium on Sunday afternoon before United released a statement of their own. Despite reports that the fee would break the world record, Mourinho insisted he was unaware of the price but believes the Frenchman will be heading to the "perfect habitat".
But assurances from new manager Guardiola have left Zabaleta looking forward to a ninth season in the Premier League. MAN CITY MANAGER Pep Guardiola has revealed the extent of his efforts to get to know his players ahead of the new Premier League season.
Sun won two golds at London 2012 and was the first Chinese male swimmer to win an Olympic title. The sensational swim was followed just minutes later with glory for Team GB's Jazz Carlin , who took silver in the women's 400 metres freestyle.
Blue Jays: RHP R.A. Dickey, who is second in the AL with 12 losses, will start against the Rays in the opener of a six-game homestand. In his last start against the Royals , Odorizzi logged six innings with two hits and no runs in a win. If the Royals get down by multiple runs it takes them out of their game. They are 11-11 since the All -Star break but at 45-65 overall are well removed from postseason contention.
Major League Baseball - L.A. Angels at Seattle, 6:10 p.m., KRLC-AM (1350), KLER-AM (1300), KMAX-AM (840). MSNBC - Men's Handball - Poland vs. Slovenia; Men's Basketball - Nigeria vs. Women's Weightlifting - 48kg Gold Medal Final. Women's Fencing - Individual Sabre Round of 32. Swimming (LIVE): Women's 200m Freestyle - Semifinals, Men's 200m Freestyle - Gold Medal Final, Women's 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final, Men's 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final, Women's 100m Breaststroke - ...
It's not the first or the last time that I'm losing a tennis match. The top seed was in tears as he departed Centre Court and went on to state the result represented one of the toughest losses of his career. "The wounds are still fresh", he said. "But, you know, you have to deal with it". I have a bronze from Beijing, London I fell short but I always played with my heart and all I had when I play for my country.
Afterward, Efimova was seen raising a finger with the #1 sign, and King was caught on camera wagging her finger in response. The Danes now lead Group A on four points after they defeated South Africa, 1-0, Sunday. The finals are Monday night. Ireland's Flora Doyle, who missed out on the semi-final slots by one spot earlier today, was similarly critical when claiming "cheaters are cheaters".
Tires were the big question mark entering Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at the Glen. "That was really unfortunate and the last thing I wanted to see". This weekend will also feature Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart (nine Watkins Glen wins between them) looking to add one more to their ledgers.
Taking a no-decision against Toronto his last time out, Fister went six innings with four hits and no earned. Got us on the ground. Over on the Astros' side, we'll be seeing right-hander Doug Fister in the starting role Saturday. "Anytime I leave this podium after a loss I hate it", Houston manager A.J. Hinch said. Kelvin Herrera picked up his fourth save in six chances, working a flawless ninth.
Walker, who shot a 68 in the morning for a one-shot lead over Day, didn't make a bogey over the last 28 holes. Yesterday, Jimmy Walker-a slender, 6 foot 2 inch, 37-year old, Baylor graduate, and bearded native Texan-won his first major, the PGA Championship.
With the France global at their disposal, United will be outright favourites to win the Premier League and add to their current haul of 20 league titles. Mourinho was also bullish about the recent success that Manchester United have achieved, insisting that Pogba is arriving at a club that are on an upward curve.
But most of all, we get to watch football. It often sells out in Canton, Ohio. Last year's Hall of Fame game between the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers drew about 11 million viewers . "We were looking forward to performing tonight, but at the end of the day, it's about player safety". But in some respects, it was an easy, ethical decision .
Paxton was forced from the game in the ninth inning after taking Andrelton Simmons' line drive off his left arm. And instead of departing to a standing ovation as he'd done an inning earlier, Paxton hobbled toward the dugout wincing in pain.
Named after Russia's Elena Produnova, who first performed it in 1999 , the feat has only ever been executed successfully by five gymnasts around the world, including Karmakar. "It's my first Olympics, feels great. We got the news early on Monday of her qualifying for the final". "My coach, (Bisweshwar Nandi) ensured that I practised extensively".