Rio Olympics 2016: Simone Manuel anchors 4x100 medley relay for gold

It was the second time that the women's 100 freestyle had ended in such a fashion - the 1984 Los Angeles Games saw a tie between Americans Nancy Hogshead and Carrie Steinseifer in 55.92 seconds. During the 2012 London Olympics, Netherland's Ranomi Kr... More..

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by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 swimming pools turned green because of hydrogen peroxide dump

Hope you can stick around awhile. The diving pool water also turned an unappealing shade of green on Tuesday during the women's 10m synchronised diving event. The dirty water removed from the green pool will ...More..

by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

EPL Roundup: Leicester lose as Guardiola wins on Manchester City debut

There were a couple other surprises as well, with Middlesboro and Everton outperforming expectations against Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur , respectively. "They played better, we tried to do our best", the...More..

Team USA's Henderson Claims Gold, Lawson Finishes 4th
by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Team USA's Henderson Claims Gold, Lawson Finishes 4th

Michael Phelps brought down the curtain on his glittering Olympic career when he helped Team USA win 4x100m medley relay gold , taking his personal tally to 23 on Saturday, reports Xinhua. 'I knew ( silver me...More..

by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Hackers target World Anti-Doping Agency, sports court

Stepanova, praised by the worldwide athletics body (IAAF) for her courage in stepping forward and revealing details on widespread doping in Russian Federation, is still an active athlete and had attempted to co...More..

United States of America vs. Serbia 2016 live stream
by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

United States of America vs. Serbia 2016 live stream

The Americans outlasted the upset-minded Aussies 98-88 as Anthony scored a game-high 31 points, 14 in the fourth quarter, and Irving sank 12 of his 19 in the last period. The Australians, with big bodies inside...More..

by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Golden finale: Phelps wins 23rd Olympic gold with relay win

But is this really it? While Phelps failed to win his 24th Olympic gold medal, he has nothing but praises for Schooling . Two-time gold medalist Ryan Murphy put the Americans out front with a world-rec...More..

Jemima Sumgong becomes first Kenyan to win women's marathon gold medal
by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Jemima Sumgong becomes first Kenyan to win women's marathon gold medal

African runners have now won two straight Olympic women's marathons after the title was held by runners from Asia and Europe. About five demonstrators were seen climbing over barriers to get onto the course i...More..

by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Rio 2016: Puig overcomes Kerber to make Olympic history for Puerto Rico

Puig also upset recent French Open champion Garbine Muguruza on her road to the singles final in Rio. "I kept repeating it inside myself, 'Yes, I can, yes, I can, yes, I can". Puig's parents, Jose and Astrid,...More..

Arsenal name injured Mertesacker as new captain
by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Arsenal name injured Mertesacker as new captain

Mertesacker wore the armband as one of the few veterans who played against Lens in preseason - and did so for much of last season when Arteta was out injured - and called upon every player in the team to provid...More..

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas compete for more medals
by | Понедельник, Августа 15, 2016

Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas compete for more medals

Simones have been dominating the 2016 Olympics thus far, sparking the selfie to end all Olympic selfies. She led a U.S. 1-2 ahead of Aly Raisman with Russia's Aliya Mustafina taking her second straight Games ...More..

by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Sole Russian track athlete banned from Rio, quickly appeals

The U.S. -based Klishina, 25, had been the sole athlete from Russia's track team to successfully appeal a ban placed on the entire team in November from competing in the Games following a large-scale, state-spo...More..

by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Britain win team pursuit gold, Wiggins breaks medal record

Wiggins now has eight after his gold in Rio, and it remains to be seen whether he'll attempt to go on to Tokyo in four years in an attempt to claim any more. This medal is not just for the two of us, because ...More..

Hull City score overhead kick to stun Leicester on opening day
by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Hull City score overhead kick to stun Leicester on opening day

However, Leicester were awarded a spot-kick seconds into the second half when Gray was brought down by Tom Huddlestone. "We made some mistakes and have to think about where we made them". However, the Nigerian ...More..

by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Usain Bolt sizzles in Rio 100m heat, then cruises to finish line

The semi-finals and final take place tomorrow evening with the final at 5.25am on Monday. While competitions are wrapping in swimming and rowing, they're just heating up in track and field, which will award f...More..

Phelps beaten by 21-year-old in 100 fly
by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Phelps beaten by 21-year-old in 100 fly

He was part of the first three-way tie for silver in Olympic swimming history, joined on the next-highest step by longtime foes Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. The most decorated athlet...More..

Rangana Herath's hat-trick against Australia
by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Rangana Herath's hat-trick against Australia

That previous record had been the 106-run win in Kandy last week. This is the first time Sri Lanka have won the Warne-Muralitharan Trophy since its inception in 2007-08. "After having a quiet first Test, he b...More..

by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

1 of the Green Pools at Olympics to Be Drained and Refilled

Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. However, when athletes showed up to the pool on Friday morning to train, the pool water was ...More..

Olympics open up new world for refugee runner
by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Olympics open up new world for refugee runner

This post originally appeared at The Nation . Five of the 10 athletes grew up in Kenya's vast Kakuma refugee camp before joining a special track and field project. "It will also give a message to all refug...More..

by | Воскресенье, Августа 14, 2016

Denny Hamlin wins Cheez-It 355 at The Glen

Logano made a strong attempt at defending his race title at the Glen of one year ago. "Let them make the mistakes", Keselowski said before the final restart. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver led the way from the f...More..