Phelps said he had been prepared to leave "every ounce" in the pool, and strain every sinew, and did not know how close it had been until he was on the podium. The silver went to Sjostrom in 1:54.08, while early leader Emma McKeon faded to the bronze in 1:54.92. Ledecky is trying to become only the second female after Debbie Meyer in 1968 to capture the three longest freestyle events at a single Olympics.
Like Usain Bolt, Silva is an Olympic champion who has had little patience for the fads of nutritionists. "The third player from the group is Byeong Hun An from Korea and he comes from a family of Olympians, as both his mother and father were medallists in table tennis in the 1988 Games in Seoul".
Meghan Musnicki , one of two rowers remaining from the US eight that won gold in London, says it was good to get a race under their belts with the new lineup. FISA executive director Matt Smith had warned it was forecast to be a challenging day and suggested contingency plans were already in place. "The long-term forecast is showing good weather on Friday and Saturday, similar to what we saw at the test event at the junior championships a year ago".
A pair of Hungarians could also be part of the mix. First, Lochte failed to qualify in the 400-meter individual medley - the event in which he's the reigning Olympic gold medalist - on Sunday night. The United States is also looking forward to a new era of gymnastics domination with Biles, tipped as the biggest thing since Nadia Comaneci, helping the US women's team to victory by eight points over Russian Federation.
According to a reporter with L'Équipe, one of France's most reputable sources, Arsene Wenger and co. have tabled a bid for Leicester's Riyad Mahrez. Yet reports in France suggest that Arsenal have resumed their interest in the Algeria global with an official offer less than a week before the start of the season.
In each of his first three at-bats, Machado hit a home run. The White Sox touched up Gallardo for two runs in the fourth, but that was it as he scattered seven hits and walked only one. "Once we got down that much, it was going to be hard to come back because Bundy was just as tough on the other side", Ventura said. Dan Straily (7-6) gave up two earned runs and three hits in six innings, walking none and striking out four.
Team GB's chef de mission Mark England, who headed the panel, said: "The conviction with which Andy spoke to me about the honour of carrying the flag only underlined why he is such an exceptional individual, and absolutely the right choice".
In echoes of their victory over South Africa at the Rugby World Cup past year, the Japanese showed no deference to the superpower of the global game, both on and off the pitch. He limped off as Japan stunned the Kiwis 14-12 in their opening pool C game . That was not the end of the drama though, and Lemeki scored his second try, only to see Sakai miss the resulting conversion to give Britain a 21-19 win.
The 31-year-old has spent eight years with the Swans following a £300,000 move from Stockport all the way back in 2008. In total, Williams has featured on 352 occasions for Swansea, scoring 14 goals and winning an inaugural League Cup during his time at the Liberty Stadium.
The team, also comprising Lauren Hernandez, Alexandra Raisman, Gabrielle Douglas and Madison Kocian, took gold with a score of 184.897, with Russian Federation taking silver and China bronze. "We wish we could have done this before but we're not complaining, we're looking to the future and we're going to sell more and more", he said. They didn't even need a great performance to win Tuesday.
He has three more opportunities and a possible seven races in Rio, his final Olympics, in the 100m butterfly, 4x100m medley relay and 200m individual medley, which begins on Wednesday. The U.S. team set a world record of three minutes, 8.24 seconds in that bodysuit-era race that still stands and is likely to endure for some time to come.
In the opening basketball game of the 2016 Rio Olympics, Australia shocked everyone by taking down heavyweight France by a large margin on Saturday of 87-66. "We're just happy to have him out there, it makes a huge difference". Critics, on the other hand, argue that it is an unnecessary injury risk for players that have millions of dollar in guaranteed money with their respective teams.
It said it will continue Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc.'s existing US $262 billion " Renaissance " proposal calling for a host of recreational amenities at the Canadian resort, including an indoor water park and "adventure center", an action-sports complex and new outdoor activities, along with various real estate developments.That project is subject to negotiation with local native tribes referred to in Canada as the First Nations.
Efimova was reinstated to compete on the eve of the Olympics after a rule barring Russians who had been previously charged of doping from participating in the games was overturned Saturday. The Chinese Swimming Association imposed a three-month ban on Chinese Yang after he tested positive for the stimulant trimetazidine, which he claimed was used to treat a heart condition.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is gearing up for the new Premier League season and has shared his thoughts on various topics in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports . And, with the prospect of retirement on the horizon, Wenger has conceded he is not looking forward to the "emptiness" it will bring. Lukas Klostermann is now on global duty with his country at the 2016 Olympics and would still not be able to start the Premier League if a deal goes through.
The men's basketball team continues to roll - and fly - over the competition in Rio. Efimova was handed a 16-month ban in 2013 after traces of an anabolic steroid were found in her system. All the finger wagging set the stage for Monday night's final, where their score would be settled in the pool. When asked to comment on her rivalry with Lilly King, she wisely refused to comment, stating only: "I am sad that I could not win a gold for Russian Federation, but I am happy to have won silver".
She has said repeatedly that she supports the Second Amendment right to own guns, but backs some stricter controls. He continued: "By the way, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks". Clinton, who hasn't held a press conference in 249 days, ignored a reporter's question in Miami yesterday about whether she should have known that Seddique Mateen - the father of the gunman whose rampage at a gay nightclub killed 49 and wounded 53 - was in attendance.
Once I was ahead I knew I wasn't going to let it out of my hands. She was well behind Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, who set an Olympic record (2.06.58) in winning her third Olympic gold medal. She has executed similar marvels in the 400- and 800-meter. The Swede had Ledecky in her sights throughout the final 50 metres but simply could not do anything about it.
RATINGS: NBC said its Olympic audience reached parity with the London Games for the first time on the third night of competition - with an asterisk. Carlin finished in 4:01.23, followed by American Leah Smith, Ledecky's teammate, with a time of 4:01.92.
But it means American Kevin Kisner, who fired a five-under par 65 to share sixth on five-under 205, will play his final round while Day and other 36-hole leaders are in their third. Eventual victor Henrik Stenson shot 63 in the final round at Royal Troon. A dispirited but candid Rory McIlroy admitted to a "pathetic" putting performance after missing the cut at the US PGA Championship to ensure 2016 will conclude without a major win for the Northern Irishman.
Both cars went wide off the 90-degree turn 1 and opened the door for Hamlin to sneak through. While Denny Hamlin avoided being run over at the end of the race like he was at Sonoma, others weren't so lucky. Each time the race was restarted Hamlin maintained his position despite a persistent push from second-place running Martin Truex Jr . Fast facts: Jeff Gordon will drive the No.
The United Nations and humanitarian agencies have said conditions in isolated opposition-held east Aleppo have become very concerning. The news channel added that the rebels could not take control over the Al-Ramuseh town, whose control would enable them to break the government forces' siege on the rebel-held eastern part of Aleppo .
Steven Finn was still searching for his first wicket of the series and Moeen, whose role over the remaining two sessions will be interesting, had a brief go before the interval. Aslam, the 20-year-old playing only his third Test, followed up his first-innings 82 with an equally composed 70, spanning 167 balls and containing 11 fours.
The 200m butterfly was his first world record in 2001 and he was determined to win back the Olympic title he lost to South Africa's Chad Le Clos in 2012. Equally one can empathize with how Chad le Clos must be feeling particularly given his quote earlier in the week that when he swam this year he was not only swimming for his coach and himself but for his country and for his family who have been going through a particularly tough time this year with fights of their own against cancer.
Lucia, Tuesday, Aug. 9. # Ajinkya Rahane has registered strike rate of 26.31 while posting 35 off 133 balls - his lowest when he has registered double-digit score in a Test innings. After four consecutive maiden overs, Ashwin (75 not out) scored the first run of the session for India as the West Indian bowlers maintained utmost discipline.
Instead, she uncorked a dazzling, athletic 15.8, befitting a three-time world champion who is expected to compete for four more gold medals and is thought to be revolutionizing the sport. "I like her personality". And there are some who argue that she might be the best gymnast of all time. "We were expecting a good performance and we did it", she said.
On Sunday, Team USA dominated team qualification. Google has also used its Street View technology to capture 360-degree video of the favelas, and put together an interactive video tour on its website that lets users explore this other side of Rio.
Mourinho said Sanches would be joining a "big club" in Bayern with "players of a very high level" and that the midfielder was certain of winning the Bundesliga title at the Allianz Arena. I made the decision to be with 23, plus three goalkeepers, which is still a lot. "But at the same time we have so many competitions and especially the Europa League".
The Australian's comments prompted a heated response on social media, where many Chinese fans described the remarks as unjustified. "I am sorry to my father, mother and uncle who were in the stand watching me, [I] have disappointed them", said Sun when speaking to media after the race.
Le Clos, the defending champion, faded badly in the final 50m and finished out of the medals as Japan's Masato Sakai came through for a surprise silver in 1:53.40 with Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi taking bronze in 1:53.62. Phelps essentially spent the next 100 seconds or so soaking up the cheers. I knew exactly where he was most of the race. Le Clos had had the grace to congratulate Phelps after the race with a hug - a concession after his shadow-boxing in the American's general direction ...
On Sunday, Hosszu shattered the world record in the 400-meter individual medley to win gold and on Monday became the first two-time gold medalist at Rio's Olympic Aquatics Stadium when she won the women's 100 backstroke title. It was Drysdale who was the fastest as the two men raced in the same quarterfinal heat on the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, beating the Czech by four seconds to finish in 6 minutes, 46.51 seconds.
Ledecky has been on a mission in Rio, first helping the U.S.to silver in the 4x100-meter freestyle relay on Saturday and then doing Sunday what she does best: break records. Defending Olympic champion Chad le Clos of South Africa was fourth. "It's been awesome coming back here and just kind of accepting the expectations I have now, and knowing that's just to do my best", Franklin said.
The Colorado crowd gave him a rousing ovation while Suzuki's teammates poured out of the third-base dugout to celebrate the moment. Suzuki, 42, hit a long drive to right field that carried just beyond the reach of leaping Gerardo Parra . "It took a long time for me, " he said. His second hit, a bunt single in the same game, continued a rally in the eighth inning that produced the eventual winning run.
Since then, however, they have produced some eye-catching cricket to establish a 2-1 lead - and Cook admitted their win at Edgbaston was one of the most satisfying of his decade-long England career. Cook was especially pleased by the nature of the win bearing in mind that nobody in his side scored a century or claimed a five-wicket haul. Mohammed Hafeez was soon out playing a wild pull shot, but Sami Aslam settled in to play a fine knock as he made his second half century of the match, ...
Joaquin Benoit was able to pitch a clean 7th inning, continuing his ideal record since joining the Blue Jays in a trade from the Seattle Mariners. Two runs allowed by a pitching staff is usually enough to for the Astros offense to overcome, but the bats have been in a little bit of a rut of late.