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Worldwide team of refugess get Olympic welcome in Rio

Worldwide team of refugess get Olympic welcome in Rio

Six months later, news reports about the 2016 Olympics broke the story of the incredible achievements of the Refugee Team in Rio - achievements such as those of Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini , who nearly died swimming for miles in the Mediterranean sea while pushing an overloaded boat full of fellow refugees when it began to sink, and South Sudanese competitors Rose Nathike Lokonyen and Yiech Pur Biel , who trained barefoot because they didn't have any shoes.



Denny Hamlin wins at Watkins Glen

It's the 28th win of Hamlin's career. The 27-year-old IN resident has started three Indianapolis 500s and was a development driver for Chip Ganassi IN NASCAR , where he competed IN 26 races over the 2007 and 2008 seasons. It was a typical hard fought race at the Glen on Sunday. "I've finally won at all of the racetracks, so it's a great accomplishment for us". Instead, Truex was in the same lane Keselowski was.


Hope Solo after loss to Sweden: They're 'cowards'

Hope Solo after loss to Sweden: They're 'cowards'

It was the USWNT's earliest-ever exit from an Olympics or World Cup. Sweden eliminated the U.S., recording one of the sport's biggest shocks by beating the holders 4-3 on penalties after the two sides drew 1-1 after extra time. The old cliche-"if you don't have anything good to say, don't say anything at all"-would have worked perfectly in this situation". They didn't want to pass the ball around.



Phelps settles for silver in 100 fly

Katie Ledecky completed her Olympic freestyle tour de force Friday night with another annihilation of the field, and another world record in the 800-meter free. 'I have been working on that side as well and not just the physical aspect'. Phelps still has a chance to leave Rio with 23 Olympic golds in his career.


Women's freestyle swimming gold decided in Rio

Women's freestyle swimming gold decided in Rio

Victor of three golds and five medals overall in London four years ago, she dealt with depression and didn't qualify for an individual event in Rio. Ledecky attended Catholic schools through high school, first at Little Flower School, then Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, both in Bethesda, Md.



Shafiq's 79 not out steers Pakistan to 196-3 at tea

But Hales, who was seething after being dismissed cheaply to a low catch claimed by Yasir on the first morning, was bailed out nearly immediately when Steven Finn had the nightwatchman edging to a juggling but safe Joe Root at second slip.