The 200-meter individual medley field was chasing Michael Phelps, who powered past Leonidas of Rhodes. With the shared win, Manuel became the first African-American woman to capture gold in swimming. Hungary's Katinka Hosszu - nicknamed the "Iron lady" - is favorite to win a fourth gold medal in the finals of the women's 200m breaststroke. And poolside last night on NBC , Phelps said that while he wouldn't have been happy leaving the sport with the way things went in London, he's finally ...
Phelps clocked one minute, 54.66 for a comfortable winning margin of 1.95 seconds. Together they've been a powerhouse, winning multiple gold medals as relay teammates and now holding the Olympic record for the 4x200m freestyle relay. "Needless to say, there was no disrespect intended and I'm very sorry". Phelps cut an emotional figure once more while the USA anthem played as he underlined his status as the greatest swimmer of all time by clinching his 22nd gold medal in winning ...
Now he'll be sidelined for up to nine months with an injured Achilles tendon, ruling him out for the All Blacks in 2016. In echoes of their victory over South Africa at the Rugby World Cup a year ago, the Japanese showed no deference to the superpower of the global game, both on and off the pitch.
More than 2,000 drug tests have been conducted on athletes competing at the Rio Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams confirmed here. She agreed to this request but she was being approached by so many others that it was affecting her work. Ancient Greeks, who started the games, believed that semen contains divine energy and ejaculation would use up this energy and lowers sexual aggression which goes up due to sexual frustration.
Adm. Scott Swift also criticised China-Russia joint naval exercises planned next month in the South China Sea, saying the choice of location was not conducive to "increasing the stability within the region". China has repeatedly denied doing so and has in turn criticized US patrols and exercises for ramping up tensions. "China has indisputable sovereignty over the Spratly islands and nearby waters", China's Defence Ministry said in a statement about the hangars to Reuters .
Mourinho insists Manchester United must always be classed as challengers for the championship and claimed some other managers lack the courage to make the same target public. He wants to win everything and so do United's fans. "It was magnificent, I'm happy with the market". "But at Manchester United Football Club you can not say differently, we have to fight for the title".
That reminds me of my time with Sir Alex Ferguson. "Not that it hasn't excited me, but the quality of the football hasn't been of the highest level". "I'm just glad we have a top class player at the club, and one who is young enough to play through his best years at Old Trafford". Wenger also added that United have captured one of the most sought after talents in world football, but believes they may have paid too much for the French midfielder.
Pep Guardiola - Mourinho's long-time rival and new manager of Manchester City - has insisted he will never sacrifice his style of play in order to achieve results, but "The Special One" says he will do whatever it takes for United to achieve victories.
Fielder was drafted out of Eau Gallie High School in Melbourne, Florida in the first round by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2002. Fielder underwent neck surgery to fix a disc herniation in July, and his medical condition left him unable to obtain medical clearance to return to the sport.
The team made seven tries with seven different players to give Fiji their first Olympic medal in history during the year in which rugby returned to the Olympics after a 92-year absence, reports Efe. Hopefully we've inspired a generation who will be sitting at home thinking this would be a good job to have. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, in Rio for the games, issued a statement hailing "a wonderful moment in the history of our nation".
She also already carried one medal, winning silver as part of the 4×100 freestyle relay team. "My goal coming in was to get on the medal stand after seeing how I swam in prelims and semifinals". It was their second straight loss after upsetting the Americans in the tournament opener. She spoke after the race about trying to defy expectations even as she attempted to make history.
Lopez was capping a brilliant summer that saw him claim a first grand slam title, having taken the French Open doubles title alongside Feliciano Lopez. 23), while Pospisil has seen his singles ranking slip out of the Top 100. They controlled the match from start to finish. However, Mergea and Tecau moved 3-1 up in set two courtesy of Nadal netting a volley.
It seemed like there were no more records for him to break, but he managed to find a few more to tear down. The American swimmers were side by side in lanes in the middle of the pool. "The 200 back is an event I really have to dig deep for, so this one means a little bit more to me". It's insane to think about but it's also really cool because I've been able to do everything that I ever wanted.
Whether it is enough motivation to push his body for a further four years through to the Tokyo Games in 2020 only remains to be seen. "Something happened" in the middle of the race, Lochte said, and he just fell apart. With a huge move on the breaststroke Phelps took the lead. He told reporters that his performance on Thursday would be among those he most regretted.
Sweden scored the game's opener from one such counter in the 61st minute, but the USA tied the match back up when a defensive mistake deep in their own territory gifted Alex Morgan the ball in the box, where she easily scored. US coach Jill Ellis made a substitution for substitute Megan Rapinoe who tore her ACL in December 2015. The closing stages of that tournament were a seamless romp for the U.S.
The Americans beat the Chinese twice in exhibition play by scores of 106-57 and 107-57, and this one was even less competitive. Team leader Carmelo Anthony , who makes his fourth Olympic appearance at these Games, said the beds were too short for basketball players on the ship, just like in the Olympic village where the other teams are staying.
The same couldn't be said for Cothran, as she waited for Monday night's women's 100-meter breaststroke final. "I think it just proved that you can compete clean and still come out on top". Efimova walked away by herself. However, the Russian's hit back did not go down well with Ms King, who told a press conference: "I basically said what everybody's thinking".
Play is scheduled to resume at 7 a.m. Saturday , and the third round will be delayed until a cut can be determined (top-70 scores, plus ties). Despite not leading, no one looked more comfortable on the course than Johnson, though. Twelve time PGA Tour victor Johnson, who lives just up the road from the course, said there was a lot at stake this week which added spice to the event, usually played in July opposite the Open Championship but moved because of the Olympics.
And we laughed, we cried, we tried to sleep. "Deanna says to me on the plane, you know your dad said to me he had hoped or could not wait for the day that you're inducted into the Hall of Fame so he could introduce you. I was pacing in the Newark Advocate newsroom and teared up when he hit Wesley Walls with a touch-pass in the back corner of the end zone for the game's first touchdown Favre hit another level that night.
Up next is the Men's 100m Butterfly , which could end with Phelps winning his 27th Olympic medal and unprecedented 23rd gold medal. Both advanced to the semifinals later Thursday. So, unless Phelps decides to come out of retirement again, his final individual race at the Olympics will go down as a silver. Michael Phelps failed in his bid to claim a twenty-third Olympic gold medal - but grabbed silver in a dramatic three-way tie.
But the continuity should be there. Quarterback Jay Cutler throws a pass during training camp practice. "I've known Dowell for a long time and him coming from quarterback, he knows how I play". A serious calf injury kept Alshon Jeffery out of commission for the entire 2015 preseason. The Bears finally found one reliable safety last season in Adrian Amos.
For Team USA's Harrison, it's her second consecutive Olympic gold medal. The gold medal hanging around her neck says it all. The competition around Biles has been getting better too, but she's been improving at a greater rate. She's certainly doing the most hard work we've ever seen, says Christine Still, a gymnastics coach and member of BBC Sport's commentary team. Raisman left that competition with nothing, and even though she would win a gold medal on floor a few days later, losing out ...
Try as he might, American Ryan Lochte can't keep pace with Phelps. Leading at the midway point, Lochte faded to fifth - almost 3 seconds behind the victor. Ryan Lochte is going to beat Michael Phelps in this event", Friedman boomed in commentary. "My hat goes off to him and I'll miss him". Japan's Kosuke Hagino took the silver, while China's Wang Shun claimed the bronze.
Chen has applied to the International Olympic Committee for testing of a second sample and a hearing to look into the matter, the swimming association known as the CSA said. She won gold medals in the 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter butterfly at the Incheon Asian Games in South Korea in 2014. The news came before the first track and field events of the Games on Friday, with three gold medals up for grabs at the Olympic stadium.
She's a 16-year-old young woman who has done this country and this city proud. Then he added: "We shouldn't decide yet, because her performance isn't over yet". The phys-ed class that McAlpine teaches is a Grade 12 class. Oleksiak is only in grade 10, but was part of McAlpine's class during the last school year, in part because it fit with her schedule.
Still feeling the pain from paying out mammoth odds on Premier League champions Leicester City in May, the bookmaker is reporting another potentially devastating blow less than three months later. "Sometimes you get thrown a curve ball but it's how you play it", she said. "I thought we'd come here, win a few games, give it a good go, I thought we'd be lucky to make the quarters let alone the semis", he said.
Arsenal's interest saw Mustafi left out of the Valencia squad for a pre-season friendly this week with the final details of his move to north London set to be ironed out before the weekend. News of this move comes as Arsenal lost another defender; Gabriel, to injury in their 3-2 win over fellow title challengers Manchester City. The two clubs have yet to reach an agreement on the transfer fee, but everything suggests los Che will accept a £30 million proposal in the coming days.
She said that she would fight the election in Chief Minister Okram Ibobi's Constituency, and added that the first and foremost thing that she would do if she becomes the Chief Minister of Manipur is repeal of AFSPA. "But this is my decision", she said. "PM Modi needs to follow the path of non-violence set by Mahatma Gandhi", Sharmila said. Sharmila said she would decide on Wednesday where to go - her mother's place, as tradition demands of an unmarried daughter, an ashram or somewhere ...
I am not like many others who have it good and know they can perform at the top and would never change, ' he added. "But at Manchester United Football Club you can not say differently, we have to fight for the title". "I will not be in his way and I believe he will not be in mine". Ibrahimovic speaking ahead of his possible Premier League debut on Sunday against Bournemouth opened up and talked about how he was a normal person and that he is not a bad guy.
The National League's only living seven-hit men have met at Marlins Park. MIAMI (AP) - Two days after Brandon Crawford battered the Miami Marlins with seven hits, he beat them with one swing. Giancarlo Stanton has driven in at least one run in each contest of his five-game hitting streak. Marlins: RHP David Phelps (5-5, 2.45) will start his second consecutive game after moving into the rotation from the set-up role.
However, Ashwin, who scored a superb century in Antigua, once again came to rescue as he stitched an unbeaten 108-run partnership with wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha (46 not out) for the sixth wicket to help the tourists end the day's play at 234 for five.
Shergill asked, while adding that the AAP volunteers believe that Sukhbir was actually planning to get AAP leaders, including Kejriwal, eliminated. On whether AAP will declare its Chief Ministerial candidate in Punjab soon, Singh said the party will decide at an appropriate time as "we have a long list of leaders with absolute clean records".
Rodriguez shed tears when thanking his mother and daughters for their love and support. "Today I'm saying goodbye to both". After Friday, he will be released from his player contract to become a special advisor and instructor with the Yankees through December 31, 2017.
Dunn received a pass from Heath - standing in at right back as the USA pushed for a goal - and played a header to Morgan which took a deflection off Jessica Samuelsson. "We defended very well", Sundhage said. Alex Morgan went from hero to zero in the span of the game. "And finally the most important thing is the result, not how to play".
That title now belongs exclusively to him. On a night of high drama, Great Britain and China struck gold in track cycling - with Bradley Wiggins leading his country to yet more glory. "I really wanted to defend the title", he said. We believed in ourselves. Past year was so hard. The plan was to do what we've done so nothing changes, the lads just come back and do it again.