As the half-time hooter rung, New Zealand were dealt a yellow card leaving them one man down. "But that's sevens rugby, the gap has closed considerably and if you're not up for it on the day, you'll be beaten". Rugby, in the abbreviated sevens format, is returning to the Olympics for the first time in 92 years. The native of Weyburn, Sask., was given the lofty distinction at the tournament draw Monday because Toronto's George Lyon won gold in St.
But the NBC team also knows exactly where the main interest in the Games falls. The London Games were a huge success for NBC , which averaged 31.1 million viewers across two weeks of prime-time coverage. The Golf Channel , for example, concentrates on the Olympic return of its namesake sport. Looks like a good news for those unable to make the trek to Rio this year as there are quite a few ways to catch the Olympics from the comfort of your homes.
It pitted Michael Phelps - the greatest Olympian of all-time and the gold medal victor in the event at the 2008 Olympics - against Chad le Clos of South Africa, who beat Phelps in the race at the 2012 Games by 0.05 seconds and took home the gold medal.
In a fun twist, Furyk was the last of six players in PGA Tour history who had come closest to the number, carding a 59 in the third round of the 2013 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill. He said there was sense of "here we go again", because he also shot 8-under par on the front nine there. Knox, the third worldwide player to win the Travelers title since 1996, shot a closing 68 to finish one stroke ahead of Jerry Kelly.
The Americans' second straight Olympic team triumph - and third overall - was never in doubt. Simone Biles went to live with her grandparents in Texas while their mother struggled with drugs and alcohol in OH, and was adopted when the birth mother's parental rights were terminated.
Aliya Mustafina put up a 15.933 on the bars, a discipline she won gold at in London, before matching Biles' score on the vault . In the four previous Olympics this century, the margin of victory has not exceeded 1.5 points. Ledecky, just 19, won her second gold. She's molded the USA program into a ponytailed juggernaut. "That helped us", said the Texan. The flips and choreography-yes, we know we're talking as naive observers here-were a testament to the days, weeks and months-years, even-that ...
So when Liam McHugh narrated a clip showing a goal by 18-year-old US soccer player Mallory Pugh by saying, "just about three months ago she was planning for her prom", he should have asked himself: would he make the same reference if it were an 18-year-old male player? SOUR FACE: Internet memes widely spread pictures of Phelps' sour face as Le Clos shadow-boxed near him.
Both players will be known to Sunderland manager David Moyes. The Belgium global has been instructed by Untied boss Jose Mourinho find a new club according to the Telegraph and the Premier League giants would accept a £10 million bid. McNair, 21, was part of Northern Ireland's Euro 2016 squad, but has managed just 27 appearances for the first-team. His exclusion from Man United's pre-season tour signalled that Mourinho would be looking to move the Scottish under-21 global on this summer.
The Mets still are in the wild-card race despite all their injuries and inconsistent play as of late, but manager Terry Collins and the players have talked at length about needing to put a run together. They pulled off a double steal before Jean Segura struck out, and Bourn tripled to the right-center gap for a 4-3 lead. "When they get out on that mound".
The sixth caution flew on lap 78 for a blown engine and erased a 5-second lead the two leaders had built over Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr . and Joey Logano, who was seeking his second straight sweep of the Cup and Xfinity races at The Glen. Road course racing can be a huge factor in determining if a driver makes the Chase or not, and the race this year at the Glen was no different. The first one was on lap 52 out of turn five going into the straightaway towards turn six.
But by that point the Maracana was in full-on party mode as a succession of dancers, musicians and volunteers raced through routines meant to showcase Brazil's diversity and history, even finding time for a lecture on environmental issues. There was a music section that depicted how divided the world is now, because of these cultural differences, which culminated with a sort of musical showdown that included Brazilian originals like Samba and Passinho.
The world No 1's Olympics were over on Tuesday after Serbia bowed out of the men's doubles, with Djokovic confirming that he will not return to competitive action until the US Open later this month. Things got even better for Del Potro moments later when French fifth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, a potential quarter-final opponent, lost 6-4, 6-3 to Gilles Muller of Luxemburg.
Biles, who resides in Spring, Texas, hasn't lost an all-around competition (the combined score in all four events - vault , uneven bars , balance beam and floor exercise ) in three years. SHAPIRO: Let's talk about one member of the team specifically - 19-year-old Simon Biles. Did she fulfill expectations? In the case of Simone Biles and Alexandra Raisman, it was both.
Sun is a popular hero in China, despite his repeated brushes with controversy - which include serving a drugs suspension in secret in 2014. Great Britain's James Guy finishes in fourth place as Sun Yang claims gold in the men's 200m freestyle at the Olympic Games.
Seddique Mateen, an immigrant from Afghanistan, was caught on camera seated in the audience behind Clinton during her campaign appearance at an open rally some 23 miles (37 kilometers) south of Orlando. "What Donald Trump said today is repulsive, literally using the Second Amendment as cover to encourage people to kill someone with whom they disagree", said Gross, whose group is named for James Brady, a White House press secretary wounded in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald ...
He's now hitting.385 (5-for-13) through his first five games at the big league level. Im sure its going to be something different, but its still another at-bat.. "I'm not playing no more after this season". The Dodgers presented Ortiz with a $10,000 check to his foundation, The David Ortiz Children's Fund. Gonzalez and his wife, Betsy, matched the donation.
Marcotte was found around 8.20pm about a half-mile from her mother's home. Princeton resident Bunny Bullock has organized a candlelight vigil for Tuesday evening at First Congregational Church in Princeton. Police in New York City say they believe the crime is random, and are still searching for her killer. Marcotte worked as an account manager at Google in New York City.
Missing from the team final is Romania, who won bronze in London and earned a team medal at every Olympics since 1976. Russia is running a close second with 46.166 - a figure to keep in mind on the USA uneven bars rotation, which the Russian team just left.
And just a touch of Dikembe Mutombo in his histrionics - the finger waving part at least. Enjoy his life. Get on without Olympic swimming. Phelps will actually have two chances for gold on Tuesday. The 20 golds equals the number Canada has won over the past six Summer Games. Much of the talk ahead of the rematch in Rio had centered on Phelps' revenge mission - and he didn't disappoint - he smashed it.
After the fight, a tearful Szogedi said she was "gutted" and that training four years for so little time on the mat was devastating. Four years on since losing his 200-meter Olympic butterfly title, Phelps taught his rival Chad le Clos a brutal lesson.
West Ham have smashed their club record transfer fee to sign Andre Ayew from Swansea for £20.5million. Earlier in the day, West Ham secured the services of French left-back Arthur Masuaku on a four-year contract from Greek side Olympiacos .
Mane scored for the first time in a Reds shirt and Origi grabbed an assist and a goal in the space of a minute, but Sturridge and James Milner gave Jurgen Klopp a potential headache before the big Premier League kick-off. The new EPL season go start next week and on Sunday, August 14, Liverpool go go Emirates stadium go face Arsenal. Sadio Mane, Divock Origi and Marko Grujic all got on the scoresheet with Barcelona's Javier Mascherano scoring an own goal for his former club.
The Rio Olympics may be a swansong for Michael Phelps but the American swimming great is showing no signs of going gentle into the night. Lochte swam the anchor leg of the 4x200-meter relay , helping the Americans to a comfortable victory in their preliminary heat with a time of 7 minutes, 6.74 seconds.
This year, those plans went out the window when terrible field conditions forced the game to be cancelled. The field was brand new, and it had been approved when it was first installed. The Hall of Fame said it is not responsible for any tickets sold on resale sites, but the big sites, including StubHub, refunded those who purchased tickets, including all fees, on Sunday night.
Many qualified countries also vie for the rare privilege of hosting the Olympics as it boosts worldwide recognition and improves the economy. The U.S. American Katie Ledecky swims in semifinals in the women's 400 meter freestyle at 2:51 p.m. Look for the world record holder to be a lock for the final at 11:01 p.m.
Japan, which famously upset South Africa at the 15-a-side Rugby World Cup a year ago, produced an equally unexpected performance in the sevens format with the 14-12 victory Tuesday over 12-time world sevens series champion New Zealand. Tonegato's early equalizer was contentious after she appeared to fumble the ball as she crashed over in the corner, but referee Alhambra Nievas awarded the try after checking with both assistant referees.
She will compete in Rio in the fencing competition and has become a bit of a cause célèbre for the mainstream media and NBC Sports as they have attempted to make her the poster child for the American team. After months of dire predictions from overseas about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some locals are doing some stinging of their own: They're jeering US athletes and taunting them over the fears that kept some competitors away from South America's first Olympics.
She concluded Day 1 of competition by winning the gold medal in the 400m IM; in the process setting a new world record in the event with a time of 4:26.36. "Having three so far is really just a bonus". I'm not going to put that kind of pressure on me. Hosszu joins swimmers John Naber (four, 1976), Murray Rose (three, 1956), Janet Evans (three, 1988) and Lenny Krayzelburg (three, 2000) and sprinter Allyson Felix (three, 2012) as the only Trojans to win three golds in one Olympiad.
US swimmer Michael Phelps (bottom) celebrates with his teammates after Team USA won the men's 800-meter freestyle relay on August 9. Lots of stats comparing Phelps to several nations are coming out post his 20th Olympic gold medal of his career.
Team USA has now taken the gold in this event in back-to-back Olympic competitions. She collected as many as 10 ISSF World Cup medals and one silver at the 2014 World Championships, but failed to become the first shooter in the Olympic history to win multiple gold medals in women's 10m air rifle.
Last night, the 2016 Summer Olympic Games commenced in Rio. Like every Olympic champion, Thrasher says, "This is beyond my wildest dreams". Thrasher beat Du by a full point, a wide margin in perhaps the Games' most precise sport. "For me, this year has been incredible", she said. Thrasher was awarded the first gold of the Games by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach.
They were among only 37 players of the 86 who made the cut to complete the third round. "Kind of a long day trying to figure out what to do", Streb said. "It's normally the mind that gives up before the body". Third-ranked Jordan Spieth is tied for 18th at 1-under and Mickelson is tied for 42nd at 3-under.
The #FinalFive will continue their Olympic journey with the Rio 2016 gymnastics all-around final on August 11. They laughed together. And they barely looked up. When the lights come on, it's time to let loose. It means building consistency of routines that allows the Americans to be confident when they get to this stage.
Executives and players for the bitter NHL Central Division rivals were on hand for a ceremonial dropping of the puck Tuesday at home plate in Busch Stadium. Team President John McDonough called it a perfect fit, and added, Lets take this outside.. The Blues eliminated the Blackhawks in the first round of the playoffs this spring and advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2000.
It is believed that this occurred when Schwab and the two other passengers in the raft were going over the second major drop. Caleb Schwab was at Schlitterbahn with his mom, dad and brothers. The Kansas City park remained closed Monday as the investigation into what caused the death on the waterslide. Paul Oberhauser told local television station KCTV that the safety restraints on his raft on the Verruckt waterslide weren't working properly when he rode it on July 26 at the Schlitterbahn ...