It is the second time in the previous three years that United have failed to qualify for the Champions League and they dropped down into Europe's second-tier competition following a botched group campaign last term. "Everyone is interested in Pogba". And the former Chelsea boss believes Pogba, who will wear the United number six shirt worn in the past by the greats like Rio Ferdinand, Jaap Stam and Nobby Stiles, can help him achieve that aim.
Sixty minutes, give or take a few tics, after he touched the wall in the 200 fly - with a lengthy medals ceremony in between - he swam the anchor leg for the US 4x200m freestyle relay team, and the Americans did what they usually do in the relay they had already won for three Olympics in a row, and 16 times overall.
She's eager to perform in front of the Huntsman Center fans, who undoubtedly will welcome her as an Olympic-level performer - just one without a gold medal to show for it. Next up was Douglas, who's almost three inches taller, at 21, than she was at the 2012 London Games. For the women, seventh-seed Madison Keys of the USA moved on to the fourth round.
Justin Turner doubled in the first inning, and the Dodgers didn't get another hit until the eighth inning in a 9-0 loss to the Red Sox on Friday night. "I've always trusted in my abilities", he said. "But still, to get to that point, any time you give a team an extra out in back-to-back innings, it's going to come back to haunt you".
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday condemned the "despicable" terror attack at a hospital in Pakistan's restive balochistan province, saying there was a need to stand up against terror and prevent such assaults. Islamic State claimed responsibility. Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a group of the Islamist militant Pakistani Taliban group, earlier took responsibility of attack and believes that in past it was not involved in.
We can see why there'd be some animosity towards Le Clos, the swimmer famously beat out Phelps for gold from Phelps in the men's 200m butterfly at the 2012 Olympics. NBC reporter Michelle Tafoya asked Phelps what he was thinking in that pre-race moment. You never let us down, Twitter. He also said he thought he could do well on Monday after a quick nap.
Like the country it represented, the 2016 Olympic opening ceremony was a colorful, musical mashup of history, culture, music and political messaging that culminated in the lighting of a unique Olympic torch and traditional fireworks. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday he is confident the Olympics Games will be "safe, sound, secure" and said the United States and Brazil are working together to ensure they are.
Four years ago, Phelps mistimed his finish in the wind-milling stroke he does better than anyone, gliding to the wall a little too long after his final whirl of the arms. Katinka Hosszu and Katie Ledecky struck further blows for girl power, but again it was all about Phelps, who later anchored the American 4x200 freestyle relay team to gold as the clock edged toward midnight.
Speaking exclusively to CNN's Amanda Davies, the world's fastest man, who turns 30 on August 21 - the final day of the Olympics - is certain he'll finish in top spot in the 100-meter race, 200m, and 4x100m relay. Johnson, working in RIo as a pundit for BBC Sport, thinks a rivalry between himself and Bolt would have seen one of them break the 19-second barrier.
Stars like Alicia Keys, Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz and Paul Simon performed for the Democrats, and President Barack Obama , first lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton showed off their oratorical skills. That is the country she is fighting for, she said. Throughout the convention, Democrats tried to convey the stakes of the election not only to Sanders backers but to Republicans concerned about Trump's bombastic tone and foreign policy positions.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP ) - The history of golf in Brazil would fit on the back of a scorecard. As stated earlier, every single Olympic Games since the beginning of time has been a near disaster, due to many different reasons. It's a really cool feeling to see them kind of reaching out. The 19-year-old gymnast was adopted by her maternal grandfather, Ron Biles, and his wife, Nellie, after spending time in foster care.
The 41-year-old from Uzbekistan averaged 14.999 on her two vaults, likely good enough to make it to the event finals. The U.S.' streak of five straight Olympic or world team titles is the best stretch of success since Romania won seven of nine Olympic or world titles between 1994 and 2004.
The only thing missing was a weigh-in and Don King. And then raised two index fingers in the air. Phelps held off Japan's Masato Sakai with a time of 1 minute, 53.36 seconds, but that number was of little concern. That did not sit well with le Clos. "I'm really happy it hurt, because it means I pushed myself to the max. Next year is going to be Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier".
On vault and floor too. Their score of 185.238 was almost 10 points better than second-place China through four of the five subdivisions, a preposterous gap in a sport where the difference between first and second is measured in fractions.
Flying pieces of glass left two people with minor lacerations. Their success came as security authorities launched an investigation into an incident in which a media bus had two windows smashed while travelling between venues at the Rio Games.
Lee opened with a 62 and led after each of the first two days. With rounds of 65, 69, 66 and 72, the 20-year-old from Bangkok ended on a total of 16-under-par 272, three ahead of South Korean Mirim Lee and the 2014 champion Mo Martin from the United States.
She wasn't old enough to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics, but she's already set a record for American women by winning 14 total world championship medals. Cunningham, the daughter of former National Football League quarterback Randall Cunningham, finished second in the high jump at the Olympic trials.
Bochy, who was held under observation overnight Monday, said he watched every pitch of the Giants 8-7, 14-inning victory at Marlins Park, which took five hours and 34 minutes to complete. Once Koehler was pulled after seven innings, Brian Ellington pitched a clean inning in the eighth, and Fernando Rodney bounced back from his recent slump by picking up the save.
There were a few wobbles here and there, even for Simone Biles, but those imperfections could not stop the United States from blowing away the opposition to capture the Olympic women's team title with a record margin on Tuesday. Eight points behind - Ari, this is a sport that is routinely measured in tenths of a point, in hundredths of a point. Third at the 150m mark, Sun stormed past early leader Chad le Clos of South Africa to win in 1:44.65.
Lacourt, who finished fifth in the 100 m backstroke final not long after Sun claimed gold in the 200m freestyle, likened the sport to athletics with a belief there are a number of athletes in each race who are taking performance enhancing drugs.
She was taken to the hospital, where it was determined that she has a severe concussion and some small fractures in her spine. "Hard to deal with my disappointment but also proud about our performance #teamNL ", she said on Twitter, alluding to her team-mate Anna van der Breggen's victory.
World No 1, Novak Djokovic has been eliminated from the Rio 2016 tennis event after falling to a shock first round exit to Argentine Juna Martin Del Potro . "I mean, no doubt, it's one of the toughest losses in my life, in my career", Djokovic said later, shaking his head and speaking in subdued tones.
Lamar recalls when he first started rapping, and connects it back to the shoe styles he saw in the classroom. "When you think about rhymes and style, you always want a classic feel", the Compton MC says, as his Untitled Unmastered cut "untitled 07" plays.
With her 1 minute, 53.73-second victory, Ledecky is one victory from being the first woman in almost a half-century to sweep the 200, 400 and 800 freestyles in a single Olympic Games . "I was done when I hit the wall", Ledecky said. Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps won their second gold medals of the Riogames, both under circumstances that made their victories even sweeter.
Siobhan-Marie O'Connor of Britain challenged Hosszu all the way but had to settle for silver. Ryan Lochte swam the third leg, winning this 12th career Olympic medal; half of them are gold. Katie completed the race at 1:53.73, ahead of Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom , who clocked in at 1:54.08. As McKeon faded at the end, Sjostrom gave chase.
Now he's come back to Manchester as the final piece in José Mourinho's war machine. After a fifth-placed finish last season, there is hope among United fans that this is the season they will return to the upper echelons of the table to challenge for the title come May.
Jose Mourinho is delighted with the signing of Paul Pogba and said he can be "at the heart" of Manchester United for the next decade. Brazil's Luiz joined Paris Saint-Germain from Chelsea for 50 million pounds in 2014. He praised Pogba by calling him one of the better readers of the game. "At 23, he has the chance to make that position his own here over many years".
They won the world championships previous year in Glasgow and finished second to China in both the 2014 worlds and the 2012 Olympics in London. Murphy came oh so close to a world record. Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States reacts after losing against Cecilia Berder of France in the women's individual saber fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug.
Ledecky said: "That was a really tough race and it hurt really badly". It was supposed to be the weakest of her individual events. The 19-year-old said she wasn't sure if she'd won until she saw the score board. On top of the sport in four freestyle events at last summer's World Championships in Kazan, and likely three in Rio, her foes must be posing questions to themselves: Is she beatable? "It's my first worldwide medal in the 200 freestyle and it was my best time, so I couldn't be ...
The 24-year-old world champion won a legal challenge last week to get herself reinstated to the Olympics, having previously been excluded because of her doping record. Sun Yang became the first Chinese swimmer to win the Olympic men's 200 freestyle gold medal on Monday. "I don't even feel exhausted just because I'm so excited".
Masato Sakai of Japan finished as the silver medalist. Nevertheless, she beat Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom by.35 seconds, with a time of 1 minute, 53.73seconds. World-record holder Federica Pelligrini of Italy was fourth. I just do what I need to do. "I'm just so glad I got my hand on the wall first and it was all worth it".
Nico Rosberg's painful day at the Hockenheimring has wrapped up with the Mercedes driver slapped with penalty points. Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship to 19 points after winning the German Grand Prix easily on Sunday (July 31), with Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg fourth.
Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi, who beat Phelps by 16 hundredths of a second in their semifinal, took the bronze in 1:53.62. Following the 2012 London games, Phelps told Bob Costas that he was planning to swim with le Clos to see great white sharks in South Africa.
Galatasaray starlet Bruma has revealed that Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praised him privately after the pre-season game at the weekend. Discussing his return to action for United, he added: "The game was important to play". 'The training sessions are sharp and it is very enjoyable. I watched them both on TV when I was in Spain. "Well if they were not in my plans I would not give them one single minute.
An emotional Djokovic left the court with his head down after del Potro, whose career has been hampered by injuries, rallied past the Serb 6-7 (4-7), 6-7 (2-7). But in the context of his story, it's important to remember that del Potro previously ranked as high as World No. 4 back in 2010. "Delpo was the better player and he deserved to win", Djokovic was quoted as saying by the Associated Press news agency.