One Greek athlete expelled from Olympics for doping
Aug 09, 2016, 00:15
Ginny Thrasher, a 19-year old from the University of West Virginia, took the first of the more than 300 gold medals that will be awarded at the Olympics in Brazil, winning the 10-meter air rifle on Saturday.
The men's 200 meter freestyle finals are slated for 10:21 p.m. after semifinals Sunday.
Brooks returned to the 2016 Olympics as team captain and will compete in all six all-around events. Only two women from a country can advance to the individual all-around final later this week.
US swimmer Katie Ledecky smashed her own world record as she easily won the 400-meter freestyle on Sunday, capturing the first of what's expected to be multiple gold medals.
American Katie Ledecky crushed her own world record in the 400 freestyle Sunday night, touching almost 5 seconds ahead of her closest pursuer, and now focuses on the women's 200 meter freestyle.
Indian women archery team enters pre-quarters at Olympics
But when it really mattered, Deepika Kumari failed to step up to the plate and fired an arrow that could only fetch 8 points. Bombayla then shot an 8, Laxmirani got a 7 and Deepika followed it up with a 9 to accumulate 24 points.
India will be looking for multiple medals, hopefully multiple gold medals. She will also compete in the three-position shooting on August 11.
Each day we'll narrow down the Olympic schedule foryou and provide a guide to what you should be watching from Rio.
The first gold medal of the Games will be awarded to the victor of the women's 10m air rifle event.
Young Dipa Karmakar created history on being the first Indian gymnast to feature at the Olympic Games.
The website gives you different options to watch the men's 100m breaststroke finals live stream either on your desktop, tablet or Smartphone device.
"We were caught like sardines in the bus and there are huge queues here", said Adriana Barbosa who travelled to Rio de Janeiro from Sao Paulo for the weekend. A strong Dutch squad includes reigning gold medalist Marianne Vos and Anna Van Der Breggen; Americans Evelyn Stevens and Kristin Armstrong, British star Lizzie Armitstead and Poland's Katarzyna Niewiadoma are also in the field.
They will be tackling a slightly shorter version of the men's course, which featured some hairpin turns that were so tight TV cameras on motorbikes could not keep track of all the athletes.
Men's and women's beach volleyball preliminaries run through the day after opening rounds Saturday.
The U.S. has won 10 consecutive world and Olympic titles in the women's eight since 2006, a dynasty that is unmatched in most team sports. This event will be taped, you can watch live starting at 3:00 p.m. ET on NBCOlympics.com.
Phil Cheetham, senior sport technologist for the U.S. Olympic Committee, says the program's immediate feedback "is proven to help you improve technique much more quickly".
Upon arrival the ship held a signals exercise with the Chinese Navy. "It was a sort of gentle intimidation", Berekoven said. Ramos, now 88, was president when China seized the disputed Mischief Reef in 1995, sparking protests from the Philippines.
Pakistani model Qandeel Baloch was murdered by her brother , Waseem Azeem , in what he has since confessed to as an honor killing. The actor-cum-model was strangled to death in her house in Multan's Karimabad area in the early hours yesterday.
Today the Salvation Army is honoring and thanking organizations "Doing the Most Good" in the West Michigan with 2,000 free donuts. Cumberland Farms is giving free doughnuts between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m. with any purchase of coffee or a fountain drink.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan says he considers Sanjay Dutt, Shah Rukh, Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif as his close friends. Arrbaz Khan will also be seen in the film. trailer of the film is going to launch with a huge party in Mumbai .
Today analysts at Credit Suisse maintained Alphabet Inc's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) shares as "Outperform" in a report released to investors. Paid clicks increased 29% from the prior year, driven by more ad volume and user engagement with different ads on mobile devices.
Not wanting to cause more explosions, firefighters elected to focus on containment, and simply let the fire die out on its own. The Fire Department stopped using water to attack the fire shortly after it broke out Tuesday morning.
LISA DESJARDINS: In fact, last month, Comey testified that some things Clinton said before Congress and in public were false. On concerns of Hillary's trustworthiness, Kaine said, "I'm not assuming that's going to be the case even a month from now".
In BJP-ruled Jharkhand, two Muslim cattle herders were hanged by a local cow protection vigilante group in March this year. Every responsible person holding a position should be questioned. "Politically it is OK, it is probably ok for TRP also".
Also, fans must prepare for some big revelations as Samwell Tarly finds the way to the massive library in Citadel at Oldtown. But instead of just forgetting about GoT altogether, I've begun theorizing about what to expect from season 7 and season 8.
Earlier today Rob Kardashian deleted all the pictures from his Instagram account, leaving his 6.9 million followers tripping out. The video vixen was obviously trying to send a message yesterday by flaunting her massive engagement ring in her Snapchat video.
By now the spectators sensed there was only one game in town and the galleries around the last group swelled to final-day volume. Bill Haas, a seven-time victor on the PGA Tour who is rarely heard from at majors, was solid with a 69 and alone in third.
It's not the value of the gift driving doctors' prescribing patterns; it's "feeling like you owe the drug rep something", he said. As little as one free meal from a drug company can influence which medicines doctors prescribe for Medicare patients.
Chris Froome nearly misses registration for Olympic road race
Four-time Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington joined thousands of fans and took to social media to praise the 21-year-old Briton. Chris Froome had to be reminded to register for the Olympic road race and then appeared to have a tactical bike change mid-race.
Samsung's latest Galaxy phablet offers iris scanner technology
Samsung has moved to line up the naming conventions between the Note and S lines by jumping from the Note5 straight to the Note7. The Galaxy Note 7 battery capacity is 3,500mAh, with fast charging capabilities for both wired and wireless charging .
WWE Draft 2016: Winners and losers
At Battleground , Ambrose and Rollins will square off in a triple threat match along with Roman Reigns for the WWE Championship. Shane says she had to marry a WWE Superstar to stay relevant, and Bryan says "Yes" they will make SmackDown bigger than RAW .
A look at the third round of the British Open
Mickelson missed the green at the par-3 and made bogey, while Stenson hit a great tee shot and drained an 8-footer for birdie. Mickelson was sanguine about his efforts, saying that he merely "found a way to get the ball in the hole" throughout.
Mets sign shortstop Jose Reyes to minor league contract
On the field, should Reyes perform with anything resembling the ability shown on the back of his baseball card, he could be a Mr. All signs point to former Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes joining the New York Mets this weekend, according to Newsday .
Kerry cautions China on actions in South China Sea
Besides China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia, and Taiwan have overlapping claims in the area. Unfortunately, if these actions continue, China could end up erecting a Great Wall of self-isolation".
Hubble Captures Mars Image With Clouds, Craters, Ice Caps
The planetary alignment means the Red Planet's disc, as well as being larger in the sky than usual, is also fully illuminated. Telescopes or high-powered binoculars were needed to see that Mercury transit, which occurs just 13 times or so a century.
HP Enterprise selling tech services business to rival
This outcome is better than Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expectations of revenues at $12.33 billion for the second quarter. Mike Lawrie , CSC chairman, president, and Chief Executive Officer believes that the new company will help clients succeed.
Three Ole Miss Rebels named All-SEC
Lartigue's three-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning was the exclamation mark on a great day for the Rebels. Chandler Taylor finished 2-for-5 with a home run, one run scored, a stolen base and a team-high tying three RBI.