It appeared that the game was going to end on level terms but with three minutes remaining, substitute Cesc Fabregas sent a ball over the top for Costa and the Spanish global did the rest as he fired past Gomes for his second winning goal in the space of five days.
The two teams traded service faults before a Serbian spike bounced far off Kristy Robinson's hands and the USA women were left with nothing to do but watch helplessly as the ball sailed out of play to end the match. Akinradewo stood next to Kiraly during timeouts, shaking her head and yelling, "Come on!" As they entered the final set, the US women seemingly had solved their issues.
That's about all the Americans can do with what's left of their time at the Olympics. At Beijing in 2008, silver again. Despite its youth, the USA team came to Rio with an impressive resume that includes a No. "I thought our defense was great in the first three quarters but I'm not happy with how we played the fourth", USA coach Adam Krikorian said. "Hopefully in 2020 in Japan it leads to a medal".
Swaraj referred her appeal for help to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, whose office immediately called Jaipur police commissioner Sanjay Agarwal, NDTV said in a report . Even now we still do not have the Olympic standard balance beam and uneven bars in India", the Agartala native explained. "I have probably made it more famous than Elena Produnova ever did!" The 23-year-old Dipa, who had become the first Indian woman gymnast to have qualified for the Olympics, scored an ...
We can easily recognise him by his eye-catching getup as he comes to the ground every time in the look of a "Royal Bengal Tiger". But it is important to stay in the present moment. All this change was a gamble that nearly didn't pay off though, as India were struggling at 130/5 at one stage. Ishant Sharma and R Ashwin have picked up a wicket each in the rain-hit first day of the match.
The news will come as a relief for New Zealand's batsmen, who have lost 49 wickets to Steyn in seven tests in South Africa over the past decade. Now South Africa find themselves in what Amla has admitted is "not a great position", as they look to "scrape some runs tomorrow morning", against a New Zealand attack that can see the finish line and understands that it needs to approach it as Boult did on day one.
After a heavy summer of spending in which they have added £100million Paul Pogba, Ibrahimovic, Eric Bailly and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, United are among the favourites for one of the most open title races in years. Every time he plays, I know what he can give and I know what he cannot give". Mourinho said: "When you buy somebody like him, you always have a question mark, which is over how a personality adapts to a completely different situation to before".
Justin Gatlin , who took silver in the 100m, was beaten out at the finish of his semifinal to only come in third, while Yohan Blake , silver medalist in both the 100m and 200m in London, could only finish sixth in his semifinal following a succession of injury problems in recent years.
Bolt, 29, said De Grasse, 21, had surprised him: "He was supposed to slow down. It's always been a dream to race against Bolt so we'll go in and try to hit as hard as we can". Usain Bolt kept his bid for an unprecedented eighth medal in sprint on track after winning qualifying for the men's 200m semi-finals on Tuesday. Gemili has run under 20 seconds before, but this final may have come just too soon following his injury last season.
The race got off to a false start which forced the judges to disqualify a tearful Javier Culson of Puerto Rico for taking off before the gun. Just missing out on a medal was Barr, who hugely impressed in Rio. "There was some pressure to make it to the finals". "If you can't be happy with a lifetime best". Their chance to go for similar success in Rio hangs in the balance after Allyson Felix was knocked by another athlete on her approach to handing the baton to English Gardner.
Bor finished well to set a lifetime best of 8:22.74 in eighth, and Donn Cabral (Glastonbury, Connecticut) was ninth in 8:25.81. Jager, sixth at the Beijing and London Games, produced one last spurt to overtake a fast-fading Kemboi for silver , the Kenyan left with a bronze to add to his incredible medal tally.
North Korea also condemned the South Korean decision to deploy THAAD, a US anti-missile defense system on the peninsula. Han described basing THAAD on South Korean soil as "a minimal self-defense measure to keep our people safe". South Korea also says that rules for obtaining tourist or commercial visas to visit China have become more strict. The president, daughter of former dictator Park Chung Hee, said "true liberation" would mean the reunification of the peninsula and warned Pyongyang ...
Since Tim Tebow graduated after the 2009 season, Florida has had at least two starting qurterbacks each season - eight different starters in all (John Brantley, Jacoby Brissett, Trey Burton, Jeff Driskel, Will Grier, Treon Harris, Skyler Mornhinwheg and Tyler Murphy).
Sweden , whose previous best showing at an Olympics was a fourth-place finish in 2004, will now face the victor of last night's second semi-final between Germany and Canada . However, the referee played on as the striker protested on her knees. However, nearly 60,000 enthralled spectators at Belo Horizonte's Mineirao suffered through 120 goalless minutes against Australia in the quarter-finals before a dramatic 7-6 win on penalties, despite Marta's miss looking to have sealed ...
Today's matches were fought one day after Russia's Evgeny Tishchenko won a gold medal over Kazakhstan's Vassiliy Levit in the heavyweight division, in a points decision that, like the one Nikitin benefited from today, was met with boos in the arena and criticisms online.
It seems like a lofty enough ambition given the Australian men's team has never been able to win a medal at the Olympics. If Australia manage to attack the basket and challenge their three-point defense, it would be easy to beat Lithuania. They'll be heading into a semi-final showdown with whoever comes out on top in the game between Serbia and Croatia - which is going to be an intense game, as anything between Serbia and Croatia is balls-to-the-wall intense.
However, as quickly as he was beaten down, Neymar has been built back up as Brazil's poster boy after scoring twice, including the fastest goal in Olympic history, in a 6-0 semi-final thrashing of Honduras to set up a rematch with Germany. 1. "Is there anything more handsome than playing an Olympic final at Maracana against Brazil?" And although neither side have won the Olympic gold, communist East Germany won it in 1976, that is largely irrelevant to Germany but of huge importance to ...
No, that's no error. That year, Felix became the first female USA athlete to win three gold medals at the same Olympics since 1988. But Miller - runner-up to Felix at last year's World Championships - was at a loss to explain her actions at a post-race news conference.
Diaz, on the other hand, has earned the third most finishes, second-most submission wins and most post-fight bonus awards in UFC history. The hashtag emoji was first revealed when a tweet from the UFC's official Twitter page featured both fighter's hashtags.
The game between the Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts was cancelled after concerns over the playing surface. In case you were off the grid this weekend, Sunday's game, the kickoff to the National Football League game season was cancelled with very short notice after field conditions were deemed unplayable.
LeBron James in his first stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers . James is expected to sign the contract next week at a charity event in Sandusky, Ohio, benefiting the LeBron James Family Foundation. "I don't need to (be) fully hands-on". "I feel like my brain, as far as the game of basketball, is unique", James said . "I feel like I've got a good eye, not only for talent, because we all see talent, but things that make the talent", James said.
Phelps, who took his tally to four gold medals at Rio by winning the event for the fourth consecutive Games in succession, moved ahead of Leonidas after edging out Japan's Kosuke Hagino and China's Wang Shun. That was nearly two seconds in front of silver medallist Kosuke Hagino of Japan, the 400m individual medley champion who powered from fifth at the final wall to touch in 1:56.61.
Hickey is also president of the European Olympic Committee and has served on the IOC executive board since 2012. Ireland's national Olympic committee - the Olympic Council of Ireland - said Hickey was admitted to Samaratino Hospital "for investigation of chest pain" and was in stable condition.
Hickey is accused of plotting with at least six others to illegally sell tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Rio police said. Hickey has been a member of the International Olympic Committee executive board since 2012. A Brazilian judge on Monday also ordered the arrest of four more THG Sports executives on accusations of fraudulent ticket sales at the Olympics. Brazilian prosecutors issued warrants for Hickey and other figures including Marcus Evans, a British hospitality businessman ...
The judge cited discrepancies in their testimonies , including the fact that Lochte said there had been one robber, while Feigen allegedly said there had been more than one. Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and Jimmy Feigen were the others with Lochte. Feigen won gold as part of the American 4 x 100 freestyle relay. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing.
With Colin Kaepernick dealing with tightness in his throwing shoulder and Thaddeus Lewis out for the season with a knee injury, the San Francisco 49ers signed free-agent quarterback Christian Ponder, who hasn " t appeared in an National Football League game since October 2014 with the Minnesota Vikings.
While the day might belong to Whitlock, the games belong to Biles. Maria Paseka, the 2015 world champion, was second with 15.253 points followed by Giulia Steingruber of Switzerland with 15.216. The difference was the difficulty of Mustafina's routine, which was one-tenth tougher than Kocian's brilliant set. It is the first time an American woman has won gold on the event .
At least not for the opener. Kelly said both quarterbacks have been outstanding through camp, and that more practices would not have created any separation between the two. "It's much easier playing one". "But we're in the business of winning football games". Kelly didn't reveal how he plans to use the two and said the coaching staff will reassess the situation after the first game.
It's a claim that Trump repeated at least a dozen times in three cities since debuting the attack-line Wednesday during a rally outside Fort Lauderdale . Expressing anything other than confidence this close to Election Day is unusual for a presidential nominee. Clinton later hit back on Thursday on Twitter, saying it was Trump who was unfit to be president.
Former Manchester United legend Gary Neville is certain the club made a big statement keeping Paul Pogba away from both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona. "(Juan) Mata we have, we have possibly (Wayne) Rooney, we have (Henrikh) Mkhitaryan, we have No.10s". Emerging from the shadows, Paul Pogba - a red devil emblazoned on the side of his head - removed his hood, looked straight into the camera and uttered the words Manchester United fans had been waiting to hear: "I'm back".
City are scheduled to face Steaua Bucharest tonight in Romania in the first of double-legged tie whose winners will qualify for the group stage of the Champions Leauge. The Ivorian was not in the 18-man squad for the Sunderland game and has not travelled to Romania, along with Samir Nasri, Wilfried Bony and Eliaquim Mangala - all three of whom have also been linked with exits in the transfer window.
The medals won by Taylor and Claye mark the sixth and seventh by former Gators in these Olympics. Claye also reached his 17.76m early in the competition. "He's a good man", Taylor said of his friend and teammate. Rio 2016 has been an Olympic Games for breaking records - and Christian Taylor has joined the party.
Rio de Janeiro , Aug 16 (IANS) Having missed out a medal at the Rio Olympics follwing his loss in the quarter-finals, Vikas Krishan Yadav asserted that the administrative logjam in Indian boxing has contributed to the poor show here. I lost because of me. Southpaws have always troubled me as we don't get to train with them much in India. "Because of my lack of training against southpaws, I found it hard to defend against his punches", he added.
This was the new Man United at work: Breaking the world transfer record and announcing the signing after midnight local time to suit foreign audiences. The fact that Pogba had played for United as a teenager and was released for a pittance makes the transfer even more incredible. He hasn't played a single game since the Euro 2016 final, so he's unlikely to start in United's opening game of the 2016/17 Premier League season away at Bournemouth this Sunday.
Reuters could not immediately confirm those reports. Lanier has remained one of the city's most popular figures during her tenure atop the department, but this year she has faced increasing questions about increases in crimes, particular homicides.