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Controversy surrounds United States women's shocking relay baton drop

Controversy surrounds United States women's shocking relay baton drop Just as she was about to pass the baton, Felix was hit by a Brazilian runner who veered into the U.S.'s lane. It was a devastating injury, but she sucked up the pain, fought through it and thought she was as ready as she could be for the USA trials in July. Continua a leggere...

Aust swimmers out all night

Aust swimmers out all night Emma McKeon and Josh Palmer won't be allowed to participate in Sunday's closing ceremony and must stay in the village between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. The pair have now been ordered to remain in the athletes' village between 8pm and 8am and can only travel to sporting events in official Rio 2016 transport. Continua a leggere...

Il video del Coni: "Nicolai, storia esemplare"

Il video del Coni: CHE FINALE - Il finale è stato palpitante (13-12). Dopo aver conquistato una finale olimpica storica, gli azzurri del beach volley , Daniele Lupo e Paolo Nicolai , avvisano il Brasile . Se prima delle Olimpiadi mi avessero detto che saremmo arrivavamo in finale ci avrei messo la firma. Ad attendere in finale Lupo e Nicolai ci saranno i fortissimi brasiliani Alison e Bruno, padro... Continua a leggere...

Lazio, arriva la fumata bianca per Bastos

Lazio, arriva la fumata bianca per Bastos Altro rinforzo in arrivo per la Lazio. " Bastos migliora e completa il reparto, non è un'alternativa a Rodrigo Caio". Fallite le trattative con rossoneri e inglesi, sottolinea Il Messaggero, Tare è tornato a bussare alla porta del Rostov . Continua a leggere...

Liverpool FC not big enough to sign Pogba, claims Jose Mourinho

Manchester United's re-signing of midfield star Paul Pogba for a world record fee of £89million is a "massive gamble", according to Warwick University's football expert. So I was thinking: 'Why not?' "It's just a great feeling, to be honest. I just went for a holiday", Pogba said. Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola - who, sources told ESPN FC, is set to make €20 million from the deal - appeared... Continua a leggere...

Russian Yulia Efimova breaks down in tears after losing to Lilly King

Lilly King wins Gold and Yulia Efimova of Russian Federation wins Silver in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 8, 2016. King set an Olympic record to win gold in the 100-meter breaststroke. Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko on Tuesday praised drug-tainted swimmer Yulia Efimova after she claimed a silver medal at the Olympic Games despite hostilit... Continua a leggere...

Ryan Lochte's Lawyer Defends His Robbery Story After Police Claim 'No Evidence'

But the athletes were not there. "The swim team moved out of the village after their competition ended, so we were not able to make the athletes available", Reuters reported Patrick Sandusky as saying. "We stand by what he provided in that interview and signed off on". The warrant comes in response to the swimmers' testimony regarding an armed robbery outside the Olympic village. Continua a leggere...

No ban for boxer Povetkin in doping case

No ban for boxer Povetkin in doping case But he won't be banned, given "the impossibility to scientifically prove that Mr. Povetkin ingested meldonium after January 1 2016", when it became illegal in sport. Should Povetkin test positive for a banned substance during the one-year testing process, the WBC said he will be subject to an indefinite suspension. Continua a leggere...

Dad accidentally eats pot brownies, calls cat names

Dad accidentally eats pot brownies, calls cat names Arriving at the address, they found a very baked father. He found brownies in the backseat of a vehicle that his kids had used earlier in the day, according to to newspaper. He told officers the brownies were his siblings' and added that he was "pretty sure it was just marijuana in the brownies". Paramedics determined the man was OK apart from his behavior: He was, as the World-Herald puts it, "... Continua a leggere...

Sweden stun Brazil to enter final, face Germany for gold

Sweden stun Brazil to enter final, face Germany for gold Sweden ended a disconsolate Marta's dreams of guiding Brazil's women to a first Olympic football gold medal Tuesday with a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win to set up a final with Germany on Friday. "Nothing will take the shine off the work we did during the whole year", five-time Player of the Year Marta told SporTV. I will not apologise as we dominated the match and tried to find the best way to s... Continua a leggere...

International Olympic Committee executive targeted in police probe into ticket scalping

International Olympic Committee executive targeted in police probe into ticket scalping Prosecutors have estimated the profits from the alleged black market sales at $3 million dollars. Hickey, 71, was arrested at his Rio hotel after being accused of ticket scalping, ambush marketing and conspiracy. Ticket touting is illegal in Brazil and police and prosecutors have stepped up their vigilance of the practice since the country has hosted the globe's two biggest sporting events, th... Continua a leggere...

Trump Now Says Remarks About Obama, Islamic State Were 'Sarcasm'

Trump Now Says Remarks About Obama, Islamic State Were 'Sarcasm' The poll from NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist has Hillary Clinton scoring 48 percent of the vote compared to Donald Trump's 39 percent. Democrats, in turn, have used Trump's often hyperbolic statements ahead of the November 8 election to argue that he is unfit to be president and lacks the temperament to be trusted with matters of national security. Continua a leggere...

Will Simone Biles and Aly Raisman return for 2020 Olympics? Gymnasts say

Biles won her fourth gold of the Olympics when she scored a 15.966 in the floor and that tied the women's record for most gymnastics gold medals in a single Summer Games. Hamblin then made her way to the finish, and D'Agostino limped along behind her to the line. And Rio Olympic officials have one less trouble to worry about following robberies, stray gunfire and a falling camera outside the... Continua a leggere...

Have taken 3 doping tests at Rio: Russian swimmer Yefimova

Gotzmann, a former basketball player, said she does not believe in Russia's efforts to fight the use of doping. "I have taken three doping test at the Olympic Games already". More than 2,000 drug tests have been conducted on athletes competing at the Rio Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) spokesman Mark Adams said here on Thursday. Continua a leggere...

Japan's men beat Germany to reach first team final

China is looking to win yet another table tennis gold medal, and Germany is another one of the worldwide powers when it comes to this sport. 26-year-old Yu showed no signs of listlessness which plagued her game in Singapore's loss against China in the semi-finals, as she took the first singles match to Fukuhara and beat her 3-2. Continua a leggere...

Late strike helps Chelsea sink West Ham

He enjoyed the intensity which his team played at and came out with a 2-1 win. Now I took this decision but the next game I can change or not. "We are waiting for the right solution but I'm very happy to have these players because every day they show me a great attitude". Continua a leggere...

Biles clinches record-equalling fourth gold

Biles clinches record-equalling fourth gold Broken down the US has 27 gold, 24 silver and 26 bronze. Great Britain's Amy Tinkler won bronze with a score of 14.933. And that bronze medal proves just how good and how hard the rest of Biles's beam routine was, considering she was able to keep other gymnasts who stuck their routines off of the podium. Continua a leggere...

Big second half propels US women's basketball to quarterfinals victory over Japan

US coach Karch Kiraly called Japan the best defensive team in the world. It played high-energy small ball that created issues for the USA defense, matching up point for point until trailing by as little as 48-46 late in the second quarter. The three victories equaled the most ever for the team in the Games, which it will host in 2020. Serbia will have to prepare for a very different game against... Continua a leggere...

Simone Biles Height & Age: How Tall & Old Is She?

On Monday, August 15th, Simone Biles's feet faltered on the high beam, and the one who is being called the greatest woman gymnast ever, showed the world that yes, she is human. The two USA gymnasts had overwhelmed the competition this week with power tumbling and a new level of athleticism just as the sport's judges have evolved into rewarding such skills more than the traditional artistic appro... Continua a leggere...

Defending Olympic Pole-Vault Champ Gets 'Quite Ill' in Rio

Defending Olympic Pole-Vault Champ Gets 'Quite Ill' in Rio Suhr, a resident of Riga, a Monroe County town that borders Bergen, is scheduled to compete in the preliminaries today. He also claims that the world champ came to Rio in top fitness, saying that she is in the best shape of her life. While she didn't withdraw as of Monday, it's unclear if she will be able to compete. So I can't be angry. She holds 11 American records, 16 American titles, five wo... Continua a leggere...


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