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Britain tops Netherlands, wins 1st women's field hockey gold

However, a dogged performance in normal time saw Britain's girls draw 3-3 to take the game to a penalty shootout. Britain won a penalty in the last quarter after a collision and Helen Richardson-Walsh coolly fired the ball into the left of the goal.



Wenger Could Gamble On Giroud, Ozil And Koscielny Fitness

Arsene Wenger had a thin squad to choose from in the Gunners' season opener against Liverpool and paid the price for it. Now he knows very well what I want and my expectations are higher. Petr Cech superbly challenged Jamie Vardy who had been played in by Riyad Mahrez on the counter-attack, but Drinkwater, on the follow up, fell under the challenge from Koscielny.


Inbee Park a shot back as women's golf returns to Olympics

Inbee Park a shot back as women's golf returns to Olympics

Friday in Rio de Janeiro , wind gusts of almost 30 miles per hour challenged players in their quest for Olympic gold and created the toughest conditions of the women's competition so far this week. "I second guessed it for a little while, but then I kinda to myself 'how can I not play in the Olympics, how can you not want to be a part of this", Lewis said.



Unbeatable Bolt signs off with triple-triple

They defended their gold medal in 41.01 seconds, the second-fastest time in history, behind the world-record 40.82 they set in London. Bolt made it a clean sweep of 100m, 200m and sprint relay golds from three successive Games to bring his gold medal haul to nine.



"We're fine playing anybody" — George

To get by Spain again, the U.S. Olympic team would have to win ugly, so unusual it's practically un-American. The women's final is today at 1:30, with Spain (featuring Anna Cruz!) against a dominant US squad that is looking for yet another Olympic gold medal.


Katie Ledecky shatters world record in 800 free, wins gold

Katie Ledecky shatters world record in 800 free, wins gold

Welsh swimmer Jazz Carlin has won her second silver medal of the Rio Olympics after finishing second for Great Britain in the women's 800m freestyle final . Since the London Games, she has lowered the world record in the event four times - by nearly eight seconds. Eighteen-year-old Kyle Chalmers dethroned defending champion Nathan Adrian in the final of the 100-meter freestyle Wednesday night, taking that title Down Under for the first time in 48 years.