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Jake Dalton of Sparks finishes sixth in floor exercise at the Olympics

The 27 year-old from Eye was accused of sulking when Whitlock pipped him to the gold medal and others posted footage online claiming Smith allegedly said: "That's bull**** man" as he lost. The 41-year-old said she was still enjoying the competition and she's even looking forward to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. I am so happy. I was able to overcome that and this is a great result for me.



Bradley Wiggins: Cyclist wins gold to become Britain's most-decorated Olympian

And, although he is retiring, Wiggins will always ride his bike. Achieving all he has, after all, has required great dedication and brought great strain before he succeeded in his latest bid for glory. The independent review will conclude after the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. "Bradley's a freak of nature!" And maybe Froome will if he wins two more Tour de Frances to become one of the true greats of the most prestigious cycle race of them all.


Rio Olympics: Shuttler Sindhu enters women's singles quarters

Rio Olympics: Shuttler Sindhu enters women's singles quarters

In the quarter-finals, Srikanth will face an enormous task of beating two-time defending champion and five-time world champion Lin Dan of China. The former China Open champion Srikanth played without any pressure and was in an attacking mode from the start and took 42 minutes to wrap up the match in his favour.



Back to blue at troubled Olympic aquatics venue

On Saturday, officials started draining and refilling one of the affected pools-the one used for synchronized swimming, a sport that requires underwater visibility. Rio 2016 director of communications Mario Andrada said: "We changed the water of the synchronised swimming pool, the big pool, and water polo's moving to the Aquatics Stadium as planned, and the pool's as it should this morning".


Furyk makes history at Travelers Championship with 58

Furyk makes history at Travelers Championship with 58

He then made six straight birdies from No. 6 to No. 12. "I'm still a little stunned and a little flabbergasted", he said . "That putt, I'll remember that one forever", Knox told CBS television. "Now everyone is texting me, 'You were 13 (under), he was 12.' Now that's all the talk, and that's just been in the last couple of hours", Geiberger said.



Rams slip past Cowboys in 1st game back in LA

Whitehead caught the kick by Greg Zuerlein in the end zone, broke free through the middle and ran away from the Rams' coverage. He suffered a back injury last season and had surgery. It appears that rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott has this thing handled. The rookie quarterback stood out on the offense, but also the play of Dez Bryant in his lone series in the first quarter saw Prescott get the ball to him, and the success rate was tremendous, resulting in a touchdown on the first ...