Thrasher's team-mate Sarah Scherer was first eliminated in the final, with Snjezana Pejcic, Elaheh Ahmadi, Daria Vdovina and Barbara Engleder also finishing outside of the medals. WOMEN FIRST: France won the first game of rugby at the Olympics in 92 years and the first ever for the women beating Spain 24-7 to kick off the six-day sevens tournament.
Counting softball/baseball as one (which the International Olympic Committee does), there'll be five new sports in Tokyo, which will mean an extra 18 events and 474 athletes. As a response to the present flexibility offered by the 2020 Olympic Agenda, five new games are proposed by the organizing committee. Baseball was last included in the Olympics in Beijing in 2008 but the four other sports are all new to the Games and are considered part of an attempt to widen its appeal.
Open and Stenson in the British Open. "I think that major record of 63 will be broken [Saturday] or [Sunday]", said Mickelson, who shot a 2-under 68 himself, sitting at 1-under after three rounds. Haigh responded that the Saturday forecast wasn't much different from the previous days, and they were caught off guard by the intensity and length of the storm.
Trump's operation has been beset by internal discord, including growing concern about general election preparedness and a lack of support from Republican leaders. The final straw for Kinzinger, though, came when Trump attacked the family of Army Captain Humayun Khan, who criticized him at the Democratic convention.
Other than women in a range of new roles and the addition of the rainbow flag, another noticeable change that Apple seemed keen to point out was that the gun emoji has been replaced with a water pistol. Earlier this year the governing body in charge of emojis nixed a proposed rifle emoji. NBC 4 Washington reported a year ago a middle school student in Virginia faced charges for allegedly menacing her school using bomb, gun and knife emojis.
I think that the Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president. Trump also took heat for calling on Russian Federation last week to release deleted emails from Clinton if they had obtained them in a hack of the Democratic National Committee, which U.S.
The statementsaid he "felt increasing pain" in Toronto and was told by his doctor after an MRI exam in Switzerland to "reduce his physical activity for an undetermined period". He lost in the semifinals in Toronto. With Federer and Wawrinka out, it's a major blow to the Swiss team who had harboured hopes of a singles and doubles medal success.
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Closer Aroldis Chapman has reportedly been acquired by the Chicago Cubs from the New York Yankees for minor leaguers Gleyber Torres , Billy McKinney , Adam Warren and Rashad Crawford . Torres, 19, was the Cubs' top-ranked prospect and No. 15 in baseball, according to ESPN baseball insider Keith Law. Ricketts' statement was part of a joint press release that also included a prepared statement - both in English and Spanish - from Chapman, who said he does not plan to talk about the ...
Coincidentally, Nimmo is the second Mets' first-round pick to be traded at the deadline. He has a.265 batting average with 25 homers and 80 RBI's so far this season. And the Mets needed a bat. But with Granderson also signed through next season and Conforto under team control through 2021, they'll still have at least one extra viable corner outfielder even if and when Cespedes opts out of his contract after the season.
Bush, who recently turned 31, made it through five games past year in San Francisco, rushing eight times for 28 yards. His presence was last really felt in his first year in Detroit in 2013 where he rushed for 1,006 yards and 4 touchdowns and received 506 yards for 3 touchdowns.
He is owed $6 million next season, $6.5 million in 2018, $7.5 million in 2019 and $8.5 million in 2020. The Padres feel it will free up some money, and the Braves are more than glad to get rid of a guy who is serving an Major League Baseball suspension after being arrested for assault and battery in April in Arlington, Va.
DeAndre Hopkins is holding out of training camp as he seeks a new deal from the Houston Texans. According to the report, Hopkins has a roster bonus of $445,000 that he would forfeit if he is not in camp on Wednesday. The Texans and Hopkins' representatives have been having discussions since last season but it is clear, at the moment, the Texans are standing pat.
Just days after the athlete's accommodation at Rio was described as risky and uninhabitable, more than 100 athletes were forced to spend about 30 minutes out of the building, while the fire was brought under control. Tancred said team members returned to their rooms after 30 minutes. Chiller's warning on Sunday that housing in the Olympic Village was "not safe or ready" due to leaky plumbing, blocked toilets and exposed wires ignited concern over Rio's readiness to host the first Olympics ...
Nunez is coming off his first All-Star game appearance. Nunez entered Thursday's play batting.300/.326/.444 with 12 home runs and 47 RBIs. When Duffy is healthy, he will be the team's starting third baseman, making Nunez more of a utility player, but Duffy will get more days off when he is back.
The two teams will meet at StubHub Center on Saturday. The 19-year-old left-back did not feature in Claudio Ranieri's league side last season but was linked in several recent reports with a possible summer move to Liverpool. The striker will now pass on the job of shooting to the people who plan to make his life story into a Hollywood hit. King wasn't a regular starter as the Foxes managed the most unlikely of title wins last season, although he still appeared in 25 games and provided ...
They were chasing 565 to win, an improbable score, after England had declared before lunch on 173 for one, both Cook and Joe Root in the 70s and batting easily. After England wrapped up a 330-run win by dismissing Pakistan for 234 runs in the final innings, skipper Alastair Cook revealed that it will be a risk to rush Stokes back to action for the third game.
Halep, who was knocked out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, insists she regrets not being able to play but the risks are too big. Berdych also competed in 2008 and 2012, though he was unable to progress as far in either. Dominic Thiem, John Isner, Nick Kyrgios, Bernard Tomic, Feliciano Lopez and Sam Querrey will all miss the world sporting event. On Twitter, the Czech says "to limit health risks towards my dearest is the utmost priority".
CT followed by kickoff at 7 p.m. Adrian Healey (play-by-play), Taylor Twellman (color) and Monica Gonzalez (sideline) will have the call from the Earthquakes' second-year home, where the stars of MLS will try to secure the league's ninth win in 13 all-time matches against worldwide clubs.