Saturday May 27-th, 2017

Hambuechen wins men's horizontal bar gold Hambuechen wins men's horizontal bar gold

Russia's David Belyavskiy settled for bronze. Tuesday, Leyva will also compete in the men's high bar final, as will teammate Sam Mikulak. This is the sixth medal for Ukraine. Although the 30-year-old remounted the bar, he knew there would be no...

Neymar leads Brazil into men's soccer semifinals

Brazil will face Honduras in the semifinal at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro . In the other semifinal, which will be played in Sao Paulo later Wednesday, 1996 Olympic champion Nigeria will face Germany, which is playing in the Olympi...

Ennis-Hill third after two events of Olympic heptathlon Ennis-Hill third after two events of Olympic heptathlon

Meanwhile, Ennis-Hill went into the overnight break with a 75-point lead on Thiam after posting 23.49s (1030 points). In blustery, overcast conditions, Ennis-Hill produced a blemish-free performance to win her race in 12.84sec at the near-empty Rio...

Mo Farah Wins Gold In Men's 10K Race At Rio

Paul Tanui, "Pastor" as he is commonly known by his peers, nearly had his prayers for an Olympics gold medal answered, but a 40-metre sprint by Britain's Mo Farah saw him settle for a silver medal in the men's 10,000 race at the ongoing Rio Games Sun...

Allyson Felix looks solid in 400, advances to semifinals Allyson Felix looks solid in 400, advances to semifinals

After failing to qualify for the 200 meters, six-time Olympic medalist Allyson Felix was left with a single-minded objective here at these Summer Games: To win gold in the 400. Allyson Felix makes it look easy while competing in the Women's 400m ...

Omnium glory gives Laura Trott historic fourth gold Omnium glory gives Laura Trott historic fourth gold

I didn't expect that at all. She joins Sir Ben Ainslie as a four-time Olympic champion and trails only Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Jason Kenny , her fiance, in Britain's all-time list. Trott, the first British woman ...

Walsh Jennings, Ross advance in Olympic beach volleyball

With the quarter-final victory being the Americans; fourth Rio win at mid-night in the competition, Walsh Jennings and Ross will be meet 2015 FIVB world champions Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas of Brazil in the semi-finals Tuesday.

Olympic boxer accuses Putin, flips off judges after loss to Russian Olympic boxer accuses Putin, flips off judges after loss to Russian

We blurred the middle fingers out in the photo above, but you can see the unaltered image at the bottom of the post. 'AIBA (Amateur International Boxing Association ) are cheats, f**king cheats, said Conlan. The 91k gold medal match between Russi...

Women's floor exercise wraps up in Rio

So, it's a good guess that fans are probably hoping that the world-famous toy company, Mattel, will offer a doll of both gymnasts one day. On her way to talk to reporters, Wevers was congratulated in person by King Willem-Alexander - "He just said ...

Tesla 'Autopilot' Gets Lost In Translation On China Website, Man Crashes Tesla 'Autopilot' Gets Lost In Translation On China Website, Man Crashes

The company says that shoppers are told that the system is opt-in, and that they have to keep their hands on the steering wheel, even when Autopilot is turned on. One of the key elements of the training refers to explaining to customers that the auto...

Alberta aiming to introduce ban on spear hunting after video emerges Alberta aiming to introduce ban on spear hunting after video emerges

On Monday afternoon, the poster changed the video settings so it was no longer public. "That was the longest throw I ever thought I could ever make", Bowmar tells the camera. He said it's wrong to criticize him for hunting close-up with a spear given...

Biles Wins Bronze on Beam While Miller 'Dives' for Gold in Sprint

The final medal also makes Simone the first American woman to win four gymnastics gold medals in a single game and puts her among an elite group to win five medals in one Olympics. Biles' fellow American teammate Aly Raisman won the silver medal. ...

Henson, Janelle Monae And Octavia Spencer Star In New "Hidden Figures" Movie

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe, and St. Vincent director Theodore Melfi . It's an untold story, but an important one. Taraji P. "Every time", Monáe's character tells her friends. The movie, which boasts a strong cast i...

Wlodarczyk shatters world record for hammer gold Wlodarczyk shatters world record for hammer gold

Heidler, bronze medalist in 2012 in London and once the world record holder, was competing in her last Olympics. The 19-year-old went into the lead after a few laps and set a blistering pace to win in eight minutes 59.75 seconds, shy of the 8:58....

OLYMPICS - USA beat pesky Aussies

He's the leader on this team and we have a leader like that that's going to leave it all on the floor, no matter what possession is going on throughout the game. "It definitely got real". Despite playing in foul trouble, Aron Baynes , who graduated f...

Bolton hero helps Great Britain become 'Gold' Britain in Brazil

When the Ukrainian Oleg Verniaiev , one of the favourites, had fallen from the horse as Smith waited to perform, the stars seemed to be aligning for the Briton. Max Whitlock broke new ground by claiming two gymnastics golds for Great Britain on S...

Srikanth, Sindhu through to quarters Srikanth, Sindhu through to quarters

The 21-19 21-19 win for Srikanth, ranked 11th in the world, lifted the sagging spirits of India on the 10th day of competitions as he became the second shuttler after Parupalli Kashyap in the London Games four years ago to reach the last eight in men...

They can see clearer now at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

He blamed a contractor for mistakenly dumping hydrogen peroxide into the pool late last week, which caused an adverse reaction when it mixed with chlorine. He said the process took around 11 hours of work. Rio 2016 director of communications Mario ...

Furyk makes history shoots 58 at Travelers Furyk makes history shoots 58 at Travelers

He was 1 over and teed off at 8:41 a.m. Berger was 15 under and teed off at 2 p.m. His front-nine 27 broke the nine-hole Travelers record by two strokes. "I woke up this morning and was looking at the scores on my phone, and all of a sudden I saw he ...

Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

Clear-up efforts are also failing at the adjacent diving pool, which is a darker green and smelled like a "fart" on Friday, according to one diver. The electronic monitoring system for the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre was functioning but...

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