The Golden State Warriors' superstar scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting to lead Team USA , which assisted on 31 of its 38 buckets. Durant and Anthony are the only players on the men's team who have played in the Olympics, while the women have much more experience playing together - some even as college teammates under Auriemma at CT.
The 23-year-old returns to the club he left at the age of 19, after spending four successful years at Juventus. Madrid have spent several months trying to persuade Pogba to do the same and the fact that the Champions League winners had Zinedine Zidane, one of the legends of French football, attempting to win over a current France worldwide has merely heightened United's satisfaction after a drawn-out process that involves three years of background work from Ed Woodward, the club's executive ...
Her coach, Ben Titley, knew he had a special talent on his hands, but Swimming Canada underplayed Oleksiak's potential ahead of Rio, not wanting her to feel too much pressure. Abel, from Laval Que., and Ware of Greenfield Park, Que., were the silver medallists at last year's world championship. She's very mature for her age.
Pence, activated from the disabled list prior to the game, thrilled the sellout crowd when he took his first at-bat in almost two months and doubled off the top of the left field wall. "We were just trying to figure out through positive thoughts how we were going to get out of it", Nationals manager Dusty Baker said. The Giants went 26-22 during Pence's absence but have struggled lately, losing 11 of 13 games since the All-Star break.
You have to give the guys going to the Olympics credit. Although he didn't give specifics, Fowler left little room for interpretation on Tuesday during the US team's press conference, suggesting he's been in regular contact with those who skipped golf's return to the Games after a 112-year hiatus.
Novak Djokovic suffered another Olympics defeat as he and 40-year-old team-mate Nenad Zimonjic exited the men's doubles in round two. Last night's surprise victor, Argentina's unseeded Juan Martin del Potro , plays Portugal's Joao Sousa on Centre Court now.
The 19-year-old superstar freestyle swimmer turned in perhaps her most impressive race of these Olympics, taking gold in her weakest individual event of the week, the women's 200-meter freestyle. Then, Jazz Carlin, who competed in 400m freestyle won silver medal, according to BBC . Born Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky on March 17, 1997, in Washington D.C., her parents are David Ledecky and Mary Gen Hagan.
The United States women's gymnastics team gave a performance for the ages with a dominant showing on Tuesday to beat Russian Federation and China for the gold medal in the team finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The team has achieved their goal to win gold - and do so in dominant fashion - but the competition will continue for The Final Five soon. "Martha does that to us", Douglas said.
Trump elicited a firestorm on Tuesday with his comments during a rally, as he discussed what he believes to be the threat that Clinton poses to Second Amendment rights. Whatever Trump's handlers say he meant , this man knew the potency of that remark. Trump campaign senior communications advisor released a statement that said, "It's called the power of unification - 2nd Amendment people have wonderful spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power".
This time , it was Silva who advanced from their quarterfinal match. Silva is a native of the largest favela in Brazil and an easy character for the home crowd to rally behind. Silva is a member of the armed forces - a sergeant in the navy, she is part of a special program meant to support athletes with training and housing before the Games.
Eugene Muhammad, a retired police officer from New Jersey, admitted to The Daily Beast that he had originally feared that fencing might not be compatible with the family's Muslim faith during his daughter's first class. And yet there she is on television attacking Trump's "dangerous words" and their impact on the Muslim-American community. "I wish that I would have performed better", Muhammad said.
It's not personal but you're still working for The Sun , right? So. "I was never anxious about him settling". He could have had a goal against AC Milan but it didn't matter. Lallana admits Liverpool won't be getting carried away due to the gulf in fitness between the sides. And when asked whether to give a one-word answer on whether Sturridge would be available for the start of the season, Klopp said: "No idea".
What she's done to the 1,500, a race that wasn't included in this year's Olympics, is even more absurd. At least half the reporters bolted away from Franklin while she was in mid-answer Monday, all of them eager to fire a few questions at Ledecky.
When Raisman drilled her dismount on beam, Douglas rose from her chair and gave Raisman a hug. "It didn't even feel like the Olympics". "At least that's what people tell us", Biles said. Simone Biles floored audiences during the qualifiers over the weekend. Karolyi, 73, has built the United States into a powerhouse and is retiring after these Olympics.
Dalits have held widespread protests after the inhuman attacks on some of them in Una in Gujarat. "We will not like to comment on the issue [of violence against Dalits]". The Hindu Mahasabha activists said that the Prime Minister has apparently played Judas to them and have stung them like a snake. Modi has come out quite progressive in his take regarding cow protection as he asked independent states to take action against self-styled " gau rakshaks " or cow protectors.
WOMEN FIRST: France won the first game of rugby at the Olympics in 92 years - and the first ever for women - beating Spain 24-7 to begin the six-day sevens tournament. Du finished with one point behind Thrasher, while Yi ended the event with 185.4 points, reports Xinhua. Thrasher still has three-position competition, but it's back to reality on August 18, when, only 20 hours after returning from Rio, she has an 8:30 a.m.
There was a huge Google spike after Phelps won gold from fans trying to figure out if he's been attacked by leeches. Brazilian police arrested 22-year-old boxer Jonas Junius, who was the flag bearer for the Namibian national team on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a room maid in the Olympic village, organisers confirmed on Monday.
The two-per-country rule was reportedly put in place by the global gymnastics federation to encourage diversity in gymnastics and also to keep certain countries from dominating the competition , the site notes. "I would have loved to go out there and defend my title, but right now I'm just rejoicing and so far this has just been an fantastic experience", she told the AP .
He was planning to drive to his native Pittsburgh after the game to spend time on Monday's day off with his wife, who is due with the couple's first child next week. "You can see when he's taking pitches that he's seeing the ball really good". He struck out three and walked two in 6.2 innings. Collins opted not to pinch-run for Bruce at second - Brandon Nimmo was available and likely could have scored on the play - and Travis d'Arnaud then chopped a 1-2 pitch through the right side to set the ...
It will be which teams get silver and bronze behind them. The Americans are heavily favored to repeat as team gold medalists after leading the qualifiers by a staggering margin of almost nine points over second-place China. gymnasts even cracked 59. All Douglas or any gymnast could control Sunday was how well she performed her routines and contributed to the team's overall score and how satisfied she was with herself when the competition ended.
And while the Tamil Nadu opener is slowly regaining full fitness, he didn't bat against the pacers in the nets on Sunday. He's the next opener in the line, so he will come into the squad to replace Chandrika. The third Test begins on August 9. "We are always up for changes according to conditions and that will come into consideration as well". Unlike the Sabina Park pitch, the wicket laid out here has a brownish hue to it, with dry grass all over the surface.
Trump trails Ms Clinton in the polls, some showing him behind by double-digits. Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a prominent Trump supporter, doubled down on the claim Tuesday as he introduced Trump at a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina.
China edged out Japan for the bronze. Biles produced the best vault , beam and floor routines of the competition as the USA led from start to finish, finally winning by a huge margin of more than eight points. 9, 2016. In one striking sequence, she spins around on the beam. The judges give her a 15.300. Many on the team will now have to compete with each other as medals will be awarded in the individual events and the all around.
Facing Monfils, victor in Washington the prior week and conqueror of Canada's Milos Raonic in the Rogers Cup quarters, Djokovic played the type of tennis that won him 12 grand slams. But Djokovic re-established himself with a break for 6-5, taking victory a game later on his third match point with a service victor that flew off Nishikori's racket.
Little Boomer won't remember what his daddy did this night. Taking a look at the medal count, the red, white and blue is bringing home the most gold, silver and bronze. It was a night of world records in Rio. To do so, he'll need to beat the man who beat him four years ago, South Africa's Chad le Clos , with whom Phelps maintains one of swimming's biggest rivalries.
American rising star King had been outspoken in the leadup to the final at her displeasure that Efimova had been allowed to compete despite having previously been excluded from these Games after twice being banned for doping infractions. "That we can still compete clean and do well at the Olympic Games, and that's how it should be". Efimova tested positive in 2013 for the banned substance DHEA, which she bought at a GNC store in California.
Horton "couldn't hold in his cynical smugness after beating Sun, and the Australian media recklessly spread Horton's rude speech", the op-ed said. Horton dethroned the hulking Chinese swimmer as Olympic champion in the Saturday's 400 metres freestyle after taking a dig at Sun's doping record.
Fellow Dutch cyclist Anna van der Breggen ended up with the gold medal, but the whole ordeal drew some criticism about the course from those in the sport. "Super disappointed after best race of my career", she tweeted. Van Vleuten hopes to be dismissed on Monday. "She is recovering well". She finished 23rd in the road race, so a gold here will be an uphill battle, so to speak.
Arguably the top prize in this year's MLB trade season, Jonathan Lucroy has been traded to the Rangers in exchange for prospects Lewis Brinson , a 22-year-old outfield prospect now in AA, and Luis Ortiz , a 20-year-old pitching prospect who has split time between A and AA in the minor leagues.
Last weekend Sunoco Rookies won all three NASCAR national series races for the first time in history - Buescher (NASCAR Sprint Cup Series), 23, Erik Jones (NASCAR XFINITY Series), 20, and William Byron (NASCAR Camping World Truck Series), 18.
Commentator's couldn't help but laugh, comparing his angry twitches to those of "a growling dog". "If that's his, that's his". All the while, Phelps shot le Clos an epic skunk eye, his upper lip occasionally twitching. "I'll race my heart out". "I could watch this all night!" "I thought I was good friends with him, clearly not". Only time will tell, but for now, the Internet is in love with #PhelpsFace .
Pogba signed a five-year deal with an option for a further year, United announced early Tuesday as new manager Jose Mourinho continues to rebuild a team that is out of the Champions League this season. "He is well on his way [to becoming the best], and, with the platform of Old Trafford, he has a real opportunity to be the next Man United player after Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player in the world".
Phelps will be back at the pool Monday for the preliminaries of the 200-meter butterfly, a title he is especially eager to reclaim after an ill-timed finish let South Africa's Chad le Clos snatch away the gold at the 2012 London Games. Olympic trials, for the prelims. "It was about getting my lane for tomorrow", said Ledecky, after finishing behind Sjostrom in Monday's semi-finals. A medalist at every Olympics since he first represented Hungary at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Cseh ...
However, the Russians took the last round to tie the match at 4-4 before winning the entry to the last four with a shoot-off. India had scraped past Colombia in the Round of 16 event earlier in the day, but all their hopes of a medal came crashing down after they lost out to Russian Federation in the quarters in a shoot-off.
Phelps' own Photoshop-worthy stinkface is magnificent in and of itself, but what makes it truly legendary is the lore behind it: At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, le Clos out-touched Phelps by five one-hundredths of a second to win the 200-meter butterfly.