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Author: 0 1 of the green pools at Olympics to be drained and refilled

Canada diver Meaghan Benfeito said that the water is not blue like what they are used to, Wall Street Journal reported. "When we went to fix the green, there was a discussion about the best chemicals". In the stands, fans cheered when their favorite diver would suddenly emerge from what looked like green slop. He said the move is necessary to ensure clear water for both judges and competitors during synchronized swimming, which requires the competitors to spend much of their time underwater.

Author: 0 Altherr homers, drives in 5 to lead Phillies past Giants

You only have one shot to make a first impression, and left-hander Matt Moore received his chance in his Giants debut Thursday afternoon. They've also won just 7 of 27 games following a win, so don't be afraid to go back to the well on the Giants tonight.

Sports Fer strikes late to seal Swansea win at Burnley
Author: 0 Fer strikes late to seal Swansea win at Burnley

Earlier this week Hearts' Jamie Walker was given a two-match retrospective ban for diving and Dyche wants the Premier League to stamp out simulation. Francesco Guidolin seemed surprised at the comments and moved to defend the Gambian youngster, saying: "Mo is a very, very quick player and it's hard for a defender".

Sports Upset for Leicester, Tottenham draws as EPL season starts
Author: 0 Upset for Leicester, Tottenham draws as EPL season starts

The Foxes had the better of the early exchanges in the first-half with Musa's pace down the left wing allowing Vardy a shot at goal in the 18th minute but the England global miscued his effort and Riyad Mahrez fired the follow-up wide. And Hull , for whom Curtis Davies came close early on with a header from Snodgrass' corner, made him pay in the dying seconds of the opening period.

Sports Arsenal short at the back for Liverpool opener
Author: 0 Arsenal short at the back for Liverpool opener

But they want to do well. Striker Sturridge missed the Reds' final two pre-season fixtures last weekend with a hip injury which flared up again at training on Thursday while former England colleague Milner, who recently retired from global football, sustained a bruised heel during Saturday's 4-0 win over Barcelona.

Author: 0 Game Rewind: USA 119, China 62

Anthony , who is likely to finish this event as the USA's all-time leading Olympic scorer, had nine points and seven rebounds. He will become the first three-time gold medallist should his country emerge victorious. "This is the exciting part, knowing that we're about to go to Rio", men's star Carmelo Anthony said. The United States never looked to be in danger, taking a 30-10 lead after the first quarter.

Author: 0 Astros at Blue Jays

Then Michael Saunders led off the bottom half of the fourth by knocking a Musgrove two-seamer over the wall in left for his 20th home run of the season. Toronto tied the score 2-2 in the fourth when Saunders sent a 93 miles per hour sinker from Musgrove over the wall in left-centre. Saunders had hit 19 with the Seattle Mariners in 2012.

Author: 0 PlayStation 4 Neo may 'fundamentally change' No Man's Sky, says game maker

It's a last test of patience for those wanting to play one of the most-hyped indie games of recent years. They were alone, even though they were both standing next to each other on the exact same planet orbiting the exact same star. You'd start on your own planet, visit other planets and meet up with fellow explorers. We've reached out to Hello Games for comment, and will update this story once the developer has a fix.

Sports More than 1K rescued in Louisiana floods; 2 dead
Author: 0 More than 1K rescued in Louisiana floods; 2 dead

Gov. John Bel Edwards is returning to Louisiana this afternoon as the state continues to be ... Flooding is expected to continue through the weekend in southern Louisiana, and the National Weather Service has extended its flash-flood warning for seven parishes to 1:45 p.m.

Author: 0 Rondon header hands bragging rights to Pulis

Asked if Bolasie had been training, was in Palace's squad for the visit of West Brom and in the right frame of mind, the manager replied: "Yes". Crystal Palace and West Bromwich Albion will play their first game of the new Premier League season at Selhurst Park on Saturday, 13th August.

Author: 0 OLYMPICS - Bolt leads Caribbean men into 100m semis

Christine Day, who finished second to McPherson at the National Championships, is drawn in lane two in heat eight. Rio de Janeiro: Usain Bolt turned the Olympic Stadium into his stage again for his first race at the Rio Games. Gatlin posted the fastest time in round one. Kemarley Brown, formerly of Jamaica, now representing Bahrain, won his heat in 10.13 seconds. Justin Gatlin was the fastest in the heats at 10.01secs and Bolt acknowledged he has work to do if he is to be successful in ...

Sports US women swim for gold in freestyle relay
Author: 0 US women swim for gold in freestyle relay

While in Rio, Ledecky's Olympic Village roommate is none other than Simone Manuel, who tied for gold in last night's 100-meter freestyle. Ledecky and Franklin will also be looking to win medals in races where they own world records. And she'll say a prayer before each event , according to the Catholic Standard. "That was a really tough race and it hurt really badly", Ledecky said.

Author: 0 I'll only get better for Manchester United - Ibrahimovic

This is coming as José Mourinho won the first trophy of the new season in his first competitive game as Manchester United manager and immediately dedicated it to his predecessor. The last minutes were hard and I know I did something which was not nice to do and take Mata off but now he is fine because he understands what I did.

Author: 0 Cavendish remains in athletes' village as Britain target team pursuit glory

The British female quartet will be confident of holding off the Americans when they return to the velodrome for tomorrow's final. But while 2012 Tour victor Wiggins, Ed Clancy , Steven Burke and Owain Doull have had the event as their sole focus for more than a year, Cavendish has not and will likely only ride one of the three rounds if a team-mate is injured or falls ill.

Sports Kim Rhode wins sixth consecutive medal, makes history
Author: 0 Kim Rhode wins sixth consecutive medal, makes history

And they believe sponsors steer clear because the mainstream media have "attached a stigma to shooting as a sport". Rhode didn't mince words about what she believes is at stake and disagreed strongly with gun control advocates. One very sad outcome of being an Olympic shooter and an articulate supporter of the Second Amendment is the lack of corporate sponsors other champion athletes enjoy.

Author: 0 Britain's women's track cycling team set world record at Rio 2016 Olympics

They will race each other for gold later on Thursday. Dyer walked the line - positioning himself at the start-finish line to inform the riders of their pace - to allow endurance squad coach Heiko Salzwedel to watch from track centre. The Olympic record of 42.562 set by Hindes, Kenny - champions with Hoy four years ago - and Skinner was overtaken by world champions New Zealand, who finished in 42.535.

Author: 0 Garoppolo mostly solid in debut as Pats beat Saints 34-22

Was he Brady? No, but many would argue no one in football history has ever been quite like New England's beloved No. 12. "We started a little slow, which you never want to do", said Garoppolo. Saints: "I think that was important". WR Reggie Bell finished with eight yards on two catches, including a 4-yard touchdown catch in the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 Usain Bolt confirms 2016 will be his last Olympic Games

If there's one thing you've learned about the world's fastest man, Usain Bolt, it's that you never know what's going to happen next. For some utterly freakish reason, one reporter in the pack made a decision to stand up and do a very ill-conceived rap to his (clearly) beloved Bolt .

Sports India vs WI: Washout a big step towards draw at St Lucia
Author: 0 India vs WI: Washout a big step towards draw at St Lucia

The St Lucia Test took a big step towards a draw with steady rain not allowing any play on the third day. Jermaine Blackwood poked to second slip; Samuels, on 48, play all over a delicious in-cutter that followed a routing out swinger; Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph, their feet going nowhere, were sitting ducks.

Sports Blake Griffin Gets TV Show Based On His Life
Author: 0 Blake Griffin Gets TV Show Based On His Life

Blake Griffin is a man of many talents. Los Angeles Clippers forward, Blake Griffin , during a game against the Houston Rockets. Meanwhile, Fansided noted that OKC "wanting to pair Westbrook with another superstar is obvious" as Thunder general manager Sam Presti had been clear that he "wants to establish a quick "rebuild" to load up on the enormous talent they still have in place" with Westbrook deciding to stick around.

Sports US Olympic Divers Following Silver Medal Performance: 'Our Identity Is in Christ'
Author: 0 US Olympic Divers Following Silver Medal Performance: 'Our Identity Is in Christ'

American diving duo David Boudia and Steele Johnson thanked Christ on national TV after winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics on Monday. Synchro diving has been contested since the 2000 Sydney Games, and the USA men had never medaled before picking up a bronze in both the 10-meter platform and 3-meter springboard events in London.

Author: 0 Thunder, Westbrook agree on 3-year deal

But Westbrook does have talented in players in centers Steven Adams and Enes Kanter and guard Victor Oladipo , who was acquired from the Magic in the multi-player deal this summer. "Loyalty is something I stand by". He isn't scared of anyone and I guarantee he has the games against the Warriors circled on his calendar. "He thought, 'These are my guys here, ' and he wanted to go to battle with them".

Sports Carmelo Anthony top Olympics hoops scorer in US history
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony top Olympics hoops scorer in US history

Still, the duo of Carmelo Anthony (31 points) and Kyrie Irving (19 points) were too much for the Boomers to overcome in the fourth quarter once the usa grabbed the lead in the final quarter, and were able to retain that lead until the ending of the game.

Sports LeBron James to sign three-year, $100 million deal with Cavaliers
Author: 0 LeBron James to sign three-year, $100 million deal with Cavaliers

Under the new deal, ESPN reported James' $33 million salary in 2017-18 will be the highest single-season salary in National Basketball Association history. After winning a pair of championships as a member of the Heat, James opted to return home in 2014 and has reached the NBA Finals in each of the last two seasons.

Sports Rio Olympics: Kayla Harrison of US reaches judo semifinals
Author: 0 Rio Olympics: Kayla Harrison of US reaches judo semifinals

The Czech saw off Azerbaijan's Elmar Gasimov to claim gold in Rio de Janeiro . Here is a recap of the best of the action from Carioca Arena 2, the results in full and a live look at the competition's medal table. Velensk was looking to bounce back in the second bronze medal tussle, where she faced Luise Malzahn. Kayla Harrison already had a place in the record books, but she just carved out another spot next to her own name.

Author: 0 Katie Ledecky cruises to 800 free final

Australia, who led until Ledecky dived in and turned the race around, took silver and Canada the bronze on another glorious night for the United States swim star. Ledecky already won her first gold in the women's 400m freestyle on Sunday night, and will look to add the second of potentially three individual gold medals to her haul in the women's 200m freestyle final.

Author: 0 Novak Djokovic's Quest for Olympic Gold Ends Early Again 31

The Williams sisters meanwhile lost a first Olympic doubles match when they were ousted 6-3, 6-4 defeat against Czech Fed Cup winners Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. It's not easy to handle but you have to deal with it. Delpo was just a better player and he deserved to win that's just sport. "I wouldn't say it's devastating".

Sports Michael Phelps celebrates with Team USA basketball
Author: 0 Michael Phelps celebrates with Team USA basketball

The game marked the first time the US and Venezuela, at number 22 the second-lowest ranked nation in the tournament, had ever met on the Olympic stage and the South American underdogs were at least able to walk off court with heads held high having battled their opponents to an 18-18 draw in the opening quarter.

Sports Furyk humbled by record 58
Author: 0 Furyk humbled by record 58

It was the second PGA Tour victory for Knox, who broke through by winning the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in Shanghai in November. That will be $36,000 more than Bubba Watson earned for his second Travelers win a year ago at TPC River Highlands.

Author: 0 Patriots show support for teammate playing in Olympic games

After going 1-1 on day one of the Rugby Sevens tournament at the Olympics in Rio, Team U.S.A. remains in contention for a medal. The Americans trailed 12-0 with less than three minutes remaining in that one and rallied to take a 14-12 lead before conceding the game-winning try with no time remaining.

Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony Passes Michael Jordan on USA Olympic Scoring List

The whole team U.S. acknowledges they had a sloppy start against team Venezuela saying the opponent team tried to control tempo of the game. "Once we were able to settle down and play defence, we started hitting some shots". What better way to get an entire nation to show support than by having some of the biggest athletes on the planet show they're not too cool for school and they're just as excited as we are about watching Olympians like Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky swim.

Author: 0 Olympics: Williams sisters suffer first round shock

The Three-time Olympic doubles champions Venus and Serena Williams lost for the very first time in the Rio Olympic 2016, in the first round Sunday afternoon in Rio. "Fortunately enough, I am a pretty good clay-court player, so I'm OK with the slow courts", said Williams, a three-time French Open champion. I wouldn't actually say it was devastating, it was a lot of fun, and we'll always remember these moments, these matches.

Author: 0 Simone Biles takes first step toward history in women's all

At just 4 feet 9 inches tall, Simone Biles might be the smallest American Olympian in Brazil, but she's threatening to become Team USA's biggest star of Rio 2016 . She's expected to grab more golds in the upcoming Olympic events. It was hard to spot any infelicities in her performances on the four pieces of apparatus yesterday, although the experts say that she performs her vault - the Amanar - with crossed toes.

Sports Retired Nba Players Looking To Make A Comeback
Author: 0 Retired Nba Players Looking To Make A Comeback

He also averaged 9.9 rebounds per game which would ensure any team he is playing for that he will help get more chances with the ball with his hustle and strength. Averaging 10 points, 8 rebounds, and almost 2 block shots per game, the youngster still has plenty to learn and a trade to a quality team could speed up that learning curve.

Author: 0 Bailly reveals why he chose Man United over City

United beat their Turkish opponents 5-2, with further strikes from Wayne Rooney (2), Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata. Having seemingly found his feet in pre-season with Gala, he will hope to enjoy a better season this time round, and he will be boosted by Mourinho's words of praise.