Katie Ledecky could shatter a new barrier at the Olympics

The Americans touched in 7:00.66, with Britain second in 7:03.13 and Japan in third after James Guy overhauled Takeshi Matsuda on the final leg. The incident marked Phelps's second drink-driving offence in ten years and led to a stint in rehab, sessions with Alcoholics Anonymous as well as a six-month suspension from swimming.

Ebner makes history for National Football League in Olympics; Belichick wears his shirt

Nate Ebner scoring a try against Brazil. "We want them to aspire to be future rugby Olympians and share that goal, and that really helps the game grow and fills the stands". Suiting up for the U.S. was Nate Ebner , a safety for the New England Patriots. Also, he got a yellow card for a late tackle on the opposition. Other NFL players have competed at the Summer Games, but it was before they made their professional football debuts.

US men's basketball blasts Venezuela 113-69 after slow start

The Americans move to 2-0 against Group A in the 2016 Olympic Games. The team will face against Australia on Wednesday. The tournament favorites were threatened by the Venezuelans early in the game as the score was deadlocked at 18 in the first quarter before the Americans stepped on the throttle.

Del Potro: 'One of my best matches'

The Serb was hardly alone in his disappointment on Day 2 of the Rio de Janeiro Games: He was one of three No. 1 seeds to exit the tennis competition in a wild span of 12 hours. He has won all four Grand Slam tournaments in his career but has only a bronze medal to show for (2008 Beijing) in his Olympic stints. For Djokovic, he stil has the doubles left with countryman Nenad Zimonjic.

Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history

Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history

Knox, just the third global player to win the Travelers title since 1996, shot a closing 68 to finish one stroke ahead of Jerry Kelly. A bogey after narrowly avoiding the water on the 16th cut the gap to one and when Knox found sand with his approach to the last, Kelly - who had fired a 64 - had increased hopes of a play-off.

United will adapt to Ibrahimovic - Mourinho

Jesse Lingard scored the opening goal of the game for the FA Cup winners before Jamie Vardy equalised for Leicester City. But it was left to debutant Ibrahimovic to steal the show with an 83rd-minute header and deliver United their first trophy under Mourinho.