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Shooting: Australia's Skinner wins gold in women's trap

Shooting: Australia's Skinner wins gold in women's trap

Having been selected for the New Zealand squad she was then unceremoniously removed after one of her countrymen, rifleman Ryan Taylor, successfully challenged her place. Cogdell, a three-time Olympian, took her second Olympic bronze medal by besting Spain's Fatima Galvez in a shoot-off, after each woman shot 13 of their 15 targets for the medal.



Mets acquire NL RBIs leader Jay Bruce from Reds

Certain options for the Mets include offering Walker a qualifying offer and trying to re-sign him, retaining Jose Reyes and moving him to second base or moving Wilmer Flores to second and keeping Asdrubal Cabrera at shortstop so David Wright can return and play third base.


Team USA Players 'Accidentally' Went Into A Famous Rio Brothel

Team USA Players 'Accidentally' Went Into A Famous Rio Brothel

DeMarcus Cousins, DeMar DeRozan, and DeAndre Jordan were DeCeived into thinking that the Termas Monte Carlo was a spa-however, it didn't take long for them to discover they were mistaken. As for their purchases, the guys "bought booze , nothing more". Next thing you know, you end up in one of Brazil's most renowned brothels. The report goes on to state that the brothel will tell customers over the phone that it's a spa that plays music, has a full bar, and only serves male patrons.


Best, Worst Uniforms From 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Best, Worst Uniforms From 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremony

Brazilian star musicians Anitta, Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil headlined the show, with Tom Brady's wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, making a guest appearance, strutting down the "runway". We welcome to you to Rio, the Olympic city. Promises to clean up Rio's filthy waters remained unfulfilled. About an Olympics in which the flame relay suffered through any number of glitches, including when a soldier shot to death a real-life jaguar - the mascot of the Brazilian Olympic Committee - ...



Five new sports approved for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo 2020 is the first committee to use the changes set forth in this agenda. The Organising Committee for the Tokyo 2020 Games proposed the five new sports in response to the new flexibility provided by Olympic Agenda 2020 . Major League Baseball will have to amend its 162-game schedule for allowing its players to participate in the games. Baseball/softball returns after last being in the Olympic programme in 2012, while karate came third time lucky after being rejected for 2012 and ...


Olympic torch is lit in Rio

Olympic torch is lit in Rio

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmered to the tune of " The Girl from Ipanema ". The action will now start happening thick and fast, with 16 gold, silver and bronze medals to be handed out across a host of disciplines on Saturday. Rio de Janeiro - The 2016 Olympic Games opening ceremony may have gone off without a hitch, but the 5000 performers involved in the production could be forgiven for going into it with a sense of trepidation.