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Farewell day for Michael Phelps at Rio Games

Justin Rose of Britain is the third-round leader and will be trying to win golf's first gold medal in 112 years. Rio de Janeiro: In just one performance, Singapore's Joseph Schooling beat swimming great Michael Phelps, took home his city state's first Olympic gold medal and became an instant millionaire.


Olympics: Ryan Lochte guarantees Michael Phelps is not retiring

Olympics: Ryan Lochte guarantees Michael Phelps is not retiring

CT and the gold medal event will take place at 4 p.m. CT. "Its been a hard road, I've done something that no one in our country has done before". "I've been able to stand on the block and say I've done everything I could to prepare myself, and that's all that matters" Phelps said.



Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin advance to 100-meter semis

The men's 100m semifinals will take place Sunday at 8:00 p.m. ET. Usain Bolt began his quest for the defence of his 100m title at the Olympics in great fashion winning his heat easily. Joseph Schooling of Singapore built a big lead in the 100 butterfly and easily held off one of Phelps' patented rallies. Only 27, Best could make a push for the 2020 games in Tokyo.



Rio Officials to Drain Green Water in Diving Pool Saturday Evening

Olympic officials gave up on cleaning the green-tinged water in one of the pools at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center. He conceded that some athletes had been bothered by the water, but said that was a result of efforts to clean the pool. "Chemistry is not an exact science", he said. Mario Andrada, the chief spokesman for the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, made another statement reiterating that the water is safe and that the pools for water polo and synchronized swimming are also being ...


Sri Lanka thrash Australia inside three days to seal Test series triumph

Sri Lanka thrash Australia inside three days to seal Test series triumph

We've got to combat that, come the third Test. The Australian batsmen faced only 501 deliveries in this match - their fifth lowest in a loss in Tests since 1900. A total of 106 on Friday was Australia's lowest against the Sri Lankans, who looked so hopeless on their recent tour of England that this series was supposed be a walk in the park for top-ranked Australia.


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.