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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.



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.



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.



"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.



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.


Impressive finish for Ireland's Aileen Reid in Olympic triathlon

Impressive finish for Ireland's Aileen Reid in Olympic triathlon

Jorgensen fiercely credits her husband Patrick Lemieux's role in her emergence as the world's top female triathlete. Both Jorgensen and Spirig made smooth transitions between the triathlon's phases, which helped them stay clear of the rest of the race.