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Ledecky sets world record in 800 freestyle

But Ledecky's medal count will stop at five as she said that Friday's competition was her last one for this year's Olympics. Ervin won his first gold in the 50-metres freestyle at the 2000 Sydney Olympics in a dead heat with compatriot Gary Hall Jr, before leaving the sport to pursue a love of rock music.



US men's basketball team survives scare against Serbia 94-91

The rest of the world isn't awestruck, not by this team. These teams are not awed by the United States , at least this USA team, not in the slightest. That's good for 5th among all Olympic players. "He had a great game", Krzyzewski said. Euros guys are phenomenal with movement and cuts and playing as a group.



Klopp takes rap for Liverpool scare

Arsenal were awarded a penalty in the 25th when Theo Walcott was brought down by Alberto Moreno. "We prepared well the players we have in, but I think you have to consider we have been a bit unlucky as well". Unfazed by the distance, the Brazilian stepped up to the resultant free-kick and curled the ball past Cech's outstretched hand into the top corner to tie the game with the last kick of the half.


Olympics athletics: Lalita Babar qualifies for women's 3000 metre steeplechase final

Olympics athletics: Lalita Babar qualifies for women's 3000 metre steeplechase final

Dipa, however, will have to compete with the likes of the all-round apparatus champion and the darling of the Games, the pint-sized American Simon Biles. "Now all the focus for the final on the Independence Day", said Lalita. Sudha clocked that record in Shanghai in May this year. The 21-year-old Nirmala Sheoran, who had clocked a sensational 51.48 seconds in the women's 400 metres recently, finished 44th after the qualifying rounds with a timing of 53.03 seconds.



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.



Fast feet: Bolt says sub-19 seconds in 200 still a goal

I think we would have been around 18.99, so we differ on that - but we both agree that we each would have won!' "I think he knows that he's the best in his country and he used the card that he can use, if you are Lebron James or you are Messi or someone like that, I guess you can save yourself for the big show", Rodgers said.