That allowed Chad le Clos of South Africa to stunningly win gold in an event that Phelps had dominated for the better part of a decade. Among those in attendance at the swimming venue were members of the United States men's basketball team, including Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.
The Chinese Swimming Association demanded an apology from the Australian Swimming Association because of Horton's personal attack. During a brief Olympic update on Tuesday night, Seven's Amanda Abate referred to swimmer Sun Yang, who served a three-month ban for testing positive for a banned substance in 2014, as "one of China's cheats" instead of one of the country's "stars".
United have shattered the transfer record with an £ 89 million (RM465.6 million) deal to bring Pogba back to Old Trafford from Juventus. The 23-year old France worldwide rejoins the English club, which he left in 2012, from Italian side, Juventus , for a fee of £89.3 million ($116.4 million).
Lucas is not a defender but has played as a centre-back at times and the Reds are now facing an injury crisis. Liverpool and Galatasaray had reached an agreement regarding the transfer, but Lucas was obviously unsure over the proposed move.
Team USA vs. Japan is one of three games slated for Saturday as Australia and France do battle at 1:15 p.m. ET and Venezuela takes on Serbia at 9:30 p.m. "That's better than making the shot, to be honest with you". Paul George made his US national team debut - after suffering a compound fracture in an exhibition game just before the start of the 2014 World Cup.
Tennis Association spokesman who shared the audio with reporters. Williams, the 2012 London Games gold medalist, entered the third round singles match having never lost to Svitolina in their previous meetings. Take nothing away from Svitolina, however. Despite going up 3-1, Svitolina showed the first sign of nerves later as she tried to extend her lead.
Justice Hickinbottom, yes that's his name, was ruling in a case brought forward by five recent Labour members who had all joined after January. To gain the right to vote, members were given a window of opportunity, between July 18 and 20, to become "registered supporters" on payment of an additional fee of £25.
The French youth global joins the Hammers after winning two consecutive league titles in Greece and becomes the London club's sixth summer signing. I was happy with the squad before but I am more happy now because with Fernando Llorente and Borja Baston I think we have signed two good players, two very important players.
Now he'll be sidelined for up to nine months with an injured Achilles tendon, ruling him out for the All Blacks in 2016. "He's obviously shattered and disappointed, " New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens said. "It's unbelievable, you never see a minnow team come here and beat a team supposed to be a gold medal contender", said Japan's New Zealand-born playmaker Lomano Lemeki.
Nimmo was the Mets' 1st round draft pick back in 2011, and he has steadily risen through their minor league system, finally cracking the big league roster this season and appearing in 18 games to date. That deal fell through on the day of the trade deadline. "Somebody like Jay Bruce can be a catalyst for more productive performance out of the other players that we have", Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters on Monday, "especially hitting in the middle of our order".
Michael Phelps, who has taken home the most medals in Olympics history, will face off with Tamás Kenderesi of Hungary in the men's-200 meter butterfly final at 9:28 p.m. After routing Senegal and setting Olympic records in points, margin of victory and assists, the USA women's team next faces Spain at 12 p.m. The U.S.
Katie Ledecky is a strong medal contender in the 200 freestyle as she looks to add to her 2016 medal haul. He will be swimming in three individual events - the 100m butterfly, the 200m butterfly and the 200m individual medley. The U.S. women, the reigning World Cup champions, face Colombia in the northern city of Manaus. The U.S. beat France 1-0 on Saturday as Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper, male or female, to reach the 200th-cap mark in worldwide play.
Murray was more succesful in the singles, beating his first round opponent Viktor Troicki, 6-3 6-2 to set up a clash against Argentine Juan Monaco in Round 2. "It's not easy to handle, especially not now, just after the match". German second seed and Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber recovered from a 4-1 first set deficit to defeat Canada's Eugenie Bouchard, 6-4, 6-2.
His nursery manager mum, Caroline, has also been a pivotal figure, having endlessly risen at 4am to drive Peaty to the pool to train - and taken him back in the evening - despite her aversion to driving. Moments after his victory Carlin buried her Olympic pain in spectacular fashion by winning a silver medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle. The Welsh swimmer was always going to be aiming for second at best as peerless American Katie Ledecky won gold in a world record of three ...
She added: "The pressure is going to be on, but especially for standing up for what I believe is right". "It's sad that today in sports in general, not just only swimming, there are people who are testing positive who are allowed back in the sport - and multiple times".
Douglas was the toast of the London Games when she lead the United States to the team title. And they told her their nickname: The Final Five , a tribute to the 73-year-old Karolyi, who'll retired after these Olympic Games, having pushed, prodded and nurtured this last cohort of starry-eyed, driven young athletes to Olympic gold.
Phelps touched the wall in one minute, 53.36 seconds, slower than his 2012 silver medal performance, with Sakai finishing in 1:53.40. It didn't matter, though. They enjoyed a relatively significant lead over the Great Britain team comprised of Stephen Milne, Duncan Scott, Daniel Wallace and James Guy who finished with a time of 7:03.13 winning silver.
IMPHAL , India (AP) An Indian court granted bail Tuesday to a hunger-striking political activist who has been force-fed for almost 16 years, after she assured the judge that she planned to end her fast. Sharmila, 44, began her hunger strike after 10 civilians were killed in her home state of Manipur in 2000 by soldiers who enjoy wide powers to search, enter property and shoot on sight under a colonial era law that is still in existence in parts of India.
Then the lights came on. If the Americans have a weakness, it's on uneven bars . On vault and floor too. The 10-time world champion led the U.S.team ease into the final and reached four single event finals all as the top qualifier here on Sunday.
You need big shoulders and guts to play for Manchester United . "He wanted to keep me, but I'd made my decision to leave", Pogba has said. "The value of a player is dependent on his talent, the expected strengthening of the team, his age and of course his resale value", Wenger said, speaking at the launch of the Premier League on Wednesday.
Murphy's win continues US domination in the event, which it has won in six successive Olympics dating back to Atlanta in 1996. "But at the end of the day I am a racer and I want to beat him and he wants to beat me". The Chinese swimmer qualified nearly a second faster than anyone else for Tuesday's final, while USA hopes rest on the shoulders of Conor Dwyer and Francis Haas.
Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal and her 2016 Games are now over after she and sister Venus were deposed as doubles champions in the first round. On her final serve, with yet another double fault, Williams opened her arms as if to gesture, "What can I do?" Many analysts are the venue were floored by Svitolina's long rallies which helped her take a 5-3 lead in the second set despite Williams breaking her serve.
Japan back Lomano Lemeki said. The absence of Williams helped Japan . All Black code-hopper and Rugby World Cup victor Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of the Olympics after injuring his Achilles. "They're a good team. They pushed Britain very closely as well - perhaps that says it all", he said. "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".
Phelps would not lose, taking things out ahead of the field and holding on to win his 20th Olympic gold with a time of 1:53.36. Soon after winning the relay, cameras caught Phelps motioning his hand from one side of his neck to the other, and seemed to say, "I'm done".
This is the race that I really wanted tonight. "It doesn't usually work in parts". It was a stressful race and I feel good now it's over. Le Clos is the man who beat Phelps in the same event four years ago and also the rival who seems to irritate him most.
Despite Swansea's struggles, Ayew managed to score an impressive 12 goals throughout the course of the campaign, and following his exploits it was no surprise whatsoever in seeing a host of clubs expressing their interest in signing the Ghanaian worldwide this summer.
The 31-year-old clocked 1:53.36 to beat Japan's Masato Sakai by just four hundredths of second at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Xinhua news agency reported. Rio Olympic bronze medalist in the 200m freestyle Conor Dwyer will lead the relay, followed by Townley Haas. This was the fourth straight victory in this event for Phelps and Lochte.
Monday's gold medal was Yang's second medal at the Rio Olympics and the sixth overall medal in his Olympic career. CHINESE swimming chiefs are demanding an apology after Mack Horton launched a stinging attack on one of their stars. Before the race, he accused Yang, 24, of deliberately splashing him in a training session, saying: "I ignored him, I don't have time or respect for drug cheats ".
Le Clos, who won a 200 freestyle silver on Monday, reacted faster than Phelps at the start but it was Hungary's Laszlo Cseh who led at the turn with Phelps second and Le Clos third. Making up for one of the few losses in his staggering career, Phelps held off Japan's Masato Sakai by a mere four-hundredths of a second. The 200 fly was the one he really wanted, and it showed.
Serena Williams made quick work of her first round match earlier in the day, cruising past Daria Gavrilova , an unseeded Australian 6-4, 6-2 while Venus lost her opening single match to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in a 3 hour 3 set to duel on Saturday.
Hungary's Katinka Hosszu landed her third gold with victory in the women's 400 individual medley, beating Madeline Dirado of the usa (4:31.15) and Mireia Belmonte Garcia of Spain in (4:32.39) a new world-record time of 4:26.36. Phelps then won his 21st gold medal during the 4×200 freestyle relay. This was the one that got away at London in 2012. Nearly all the millionaires on the U.S.
We suffered, but we know never to give up in a final. "We wanted to win and at the last second it got away from us, but we played a great match and at the start of the season we didn't expect it to go as well". Colombian soccer starlet James Rodriguez was selected in the Real Madrid squad for Tuesday's Super Cup Final against Sevilla in Norway. Sevilla , however, held firm and responded through Vazquez, who slotted the ball inside the far post when it fell to him in the area four ...
Tyson Gay, who was ran alongside 6 ft 5 in Bolt in 2007 in NY, told the press that it felt like "his knees were going past his face". The news event had to be held at the Cidade das Artes, the largest theatre in South America. Bolt is set to face another duel against two-time convicted doping offender Justin Gatlin in both the 100m and the 200m in Rio. "Never let anyone tell you you can't do it".
The highest-profile player involved in rugby's return to the Olympics after 92 years, Williams didn't get up after being tackled just after half time Tuesday and was helped from the field. Sonny Bill Williams' season-ending injury has widened a rare chink in the All Blacks' armour for the Wallabies to exploit in their bid for Bledisloe Cup glory.
Ledecky took the most challenging step toward a feat that's only been done one other time, holding off Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom to win the 200 freestyle and give the American star her second gold of the games. The 8.209-point victory over second-place Russian Federation was the largest in an Olympic women's team final since the Soviet Union defeated Czechoslovakia by 8.997 points at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.