Al Oerter (discuss) and Carl Lewis (long jump) are the only athletes to have claimed gold in the same event at four Olympics. The Hungarian, who had already won the 100-meter backstroke and 400-meter individual medley, finished just ahead of Great Britain's Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and American Maya DiRado.
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Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS ) Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps has said his victory in the 200 metre butterfly final along with his 4x200m freestyle relay gold at the Rio Olympics were the culmination of a four-year mission. With more than a dozen finals to go, and the chance to win multiple medals in those races, yet another American swimming record is in sight. Phelps couldn't have known at the time , but he was coming face to face with the 9-year-old who would also go on to become ...
The victory and the acclaim, for his swimming achievements and his impact on the sport and the Olympics, all of it has combined to convince me of something I had argued against in the past. "That's a lot of medals", grinned the American. Katie Ledecky of the United States won her second gold medal of the meeting and Hungary's Katinka Hosszu her third, extending their dominance of women's swimming in feats that on any other day would have grabbed top billing.
Michael Phelps, already the most-decorated Olympian of all-time, just keeps adding to his personal medal total at the Rio Games. Ledecky overhauled Australia's Tamsin Cook to take her team home in 7 minutes 43.03 seconds, beating the Aussies into second place with Canada third.
Despite two bitterly disappointing goalless draws in Group A so far, Brazil know a victory over Denmark on Wednesday will guarantee their place in the second round. It was another blow to Argentine soccer following the senior team's loss in the Copa America final in June and the ongoing crisis enveloping the sport at home.
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According to Paul Hirst and Gary Jacob of the Times (h/t ESPN FC ), the Spaniard is tipped to leave after being substituted off in the Community Shield, having already come off the bench. "He knows that I know he is a good player and he has space in the squad". Players such as Bastian Schweinsteiger, Juan Mata and Daley Blind are reportedly on Jose Mourinho's axe-list and now the club confirmed the first two departures.
Hanif Mohammad is battling for his life after being put on a ventilator since July 30. Hanif Mohammad's son on Thursday clarified that his father is "alive and breathing", reports The Dawn. Regrettably, he played for Pakistan at a time when there was very little Test cricket being played by Pakistan, with just 55 Test matches in a career spanning 17 years.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday (Aug 9) pledged to reinvigorate ties following their first meeting since a Russian fighter jet was brought down by Turkey in November a year ago, AFP reported.
Vijay Manjrekar, Ajay Ratra and MS Dhoni were the earlier stumpers to the mark, and with his century, Saha also brought up the first instance of India's No. In the first hour, only 21 runs came off 13 overs. India were reduced to 130/5 at one stage, after which Ashwin and Saha rescued the innings with an unbeaten century stand.
Katie Ledecky, who swam a spectacular anchor split in the 4 X 200 freestyle relay on Wednesday night to clinch gold for the US, has emerged as Phelps' co-star. The clock is ticking down on Phelps, who races five more times before hanging up his suit at age 31. "We'll hang out because swimming doesn't dictate our friendship", Lochte said.
The American came into the event as one of only six men to have posted a sub-60 total over 18 holes on the United States' top tour after his 59 at the 2013 BMW Championship, and recorded an eagle and 10 birdies to lower that mark by one at TPC River Highlands.
The 2008 victor and four-time world champion Cancellara clocked 1 hour 12 minutes 15.42 seconds on a wet morning over the 54.5-kilometre distance. But he was never able to match the pace of Cancellara, falling behind at the first check-point and finishing 1:02 behind.
This is a blow to Canton, Ohio home of the Hall of Fame , and a town that could use the revenue the game and festivities generate. Hall of Fame president David Baker announced the cancellation to fans around 8 p.m., almost an hour after scheduled kickoff.
When she entered the pool, the Americans trailed Australia by 0.89 seconds. Swimming next to teammate and longtime rival Ryan Lochte, Phelps put up an effortless-looking time of 1 minute, 55.78 seconds Wednesday night to claim the prime middle lane in the final.
That kind of teamwork, in addition to Taurasi's top-notch play, is what has - and will continue to - make the U.S.so hard to beat in Rio. Spain and the United States both won their first-round games in Group B. "They (Senegal) played hard and competed hard, obviously they are undermanned talent-wise when it comes to playing against the USA but you have to admire their effort".
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has likely already gotten over the fact his team wasn't forced to suit up for a fifth preseason game, and those not fighting for a roster spot would have hardly been devastated when the decision was made to abandon the game.
Arsenal's veteran manager Arsene Wenger believes that Theo Walcott's future is as a striker rather than a winger at the English Premier League football club. Aguero got away from the two central defenders, but the Arsenal right back does well to take the sting out of the effort from the Argentine. With just one signing of note so far, Wenger appears to be dawdling again.
Ozil is of course no stranger to United boss Jose Mourinho as it was the Portuguese manager who signed the playmaker during his time in charge of Real Madrid. "All teams have improved and I am looking forward to measuring myself against the best players in the world and being able to prove myself against them".
Twenty-one years later, his endless work in the sport paid off Wednesday in Rio when the 26-year-old New Yorker took silver in men's sabre. "I was like 'No regrets". "This is a win for USA". Homer, a Salesian High grad and the 2015 world silver medalist who is ranked 10th in the world, lost the gold medal match to Hungary's Aron Szilagyi, 15-8.
While this win didn't come in the same record fashion the US opened the Olympics with when it beat Senegal by 65 points, the Americans coasted after the first few minutes. "And the minute you stop there's no let-off". Stiff competition: Australia came in 16 seconds behind US in their heat. The Australians said it was actually a positive to have another race, in which they need to finish top four to advance.
England have opted not to respond to suggestions from the Pakistan television channel PTV that they were ball-tampering during the last day of the Edgbaston Test. "The good thing is this match is gone", he added. All-rounder Moeen Ali was named man of the match, but any one of at least three others might have won that accolade in a match containing seven England half-centuries - while each of their frontline bowlers took at least two wickets as Pakistan were bowled out for 201 on ...
I'm not pitching badly, but I'm not doing what I know I can do". Over his last four starts, he's 1-1 with a 3.12 ERA. Detroit Tigers' Matt Boyd pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague baseball game Saturday, Aug.
Police did not suspect the climber had a weapon, the NYPD official said . I guarantee that it's in your interest to honor this request", he said in the video entitled, "Message to Mr. "If Mr. Trump were here he'd be thanking law enforcement for the job they're doing and a job well done". There was no immediate confirmation about the video's authenticity.
He was known for some of the biggest plays in Raiders history: scoring a go-ahead touchdown in the 1972 "Immaculate Reception" playoff loss against Pittsburgh; throwing a late TD pass that Clarence Davis caught in a "Sea of Hands" to beat defending champion Miami the next season; and his intentional fumble forward in the closing seconds of a game against San Diego in 1978 that led to a touchdown - the "Holy Roller" play - and to a rule change.
Phelps swam the medley with a time of 1:55.78. China led at the start before Australia, with Emma McKeon swimming the second leg, handed over in the lead to Bronte Barratt. Another victory would be Phelps' 22nd career gold. Ledecky's medal haul is now up to three gold and one silver in four races so far. The two have been teammates on several gold-medal winning relays, but they've also been rivals for more than a decade.
They never struck a shot. Sunday - TNT 11 a.m. -2 p.m.; CBS 2-7 p.m. England's Justin Rose celebrated his 36th birthday with a four-under 66, that included three birdies in his last four holes, to move up to two under. It was fantastic, the best I played Thursday, is the worst score I shot. Saturday started as a promising day at Baltusrol Golf Club, which had the feel of a big major championship as fans packed the course .
I'm looking forward to the rest of the week and I'm not even half-way done yet. World record holder Phelps , the most decorated athlete in Olympic history, clocked 1min 53.36sec to add to his staggering title tally as Japan's Masato Sakai came through for a surprise silver in 1:53.40.
Svitolina, 20th in the WTA Tour rankings , committed 17 unforced errors to Williams's 37. "But I can't wait for next time, and I know next time is going to be a really good match and I look forward to it". Puig will now face Germany's Laura Siegemund who took out Venus conqueror 6-4, 6-3. Earlier this year, Williams equaled German great Steffi Graf's open era record of 22 grand slams when she won the Wimbledon.
And hatred because - as is the case with serial winners - these are perhaps the three most arrogant, commanding characters in the game today who, simply by being there, will regenerate that siege mentality made famous by Sir Alex Ferguson.
She will look to continue her dominant Olympics, swimming in the women's 200-meter freestyle final, pending Monday night's semifinals results. United States' Katie Ledecky, center, competes in a heat of the women's 200-meter freestyle during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug.
Lucroy, a two-time All-Star, is batting.300 with 13 home runs and 50 RBIs this season. His six-year career in the major league has all been spent with the Brewers, where he hit.284 in 805 games. He will immediately become Texas' starting catcher, replacing Robinson Chirinos. Jeffress is arbitration-eligible next season and will not hit free agency until 2020 at the earliest, meaning that he comes with three years of team control.
Arsenal fans are still desperate for a new striker and following pre-season injuries to both Per Mertesacker and Gabriel the Gunners also need a new centre-half. For a few years now, top players have been moving to other European leagues but over the course of this summer we have seen a shift with players now wanting to come to England.
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