As of now, a lot of golfers, including Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, have pulled out from the Olympics, but the fear regarding the Zika virus is starting to spread to other sporting stars, which is leading to more and more withdrawals.
A day before a sports court rules on Russia's appeal against the ban on its track and field team from the Olympics, star Russian athletes at a meet near Moscow pondered how they will react if they lose their case and can't go to Rio de Janeiro.
United and City were forced to switch their pre-match training sessions to the nearby Olympic Sports Centre to try to protect and preserve the surface at the Bird's Nest for the game. Mourinho said: "The pitch is very bad and the pitch and condition of my players is more important in pre-season". Although both clubs appear in agreement regarding the decision to cancel the game it appears City did go to great lengths to provide the game went ahead.
Stenson only cared about that silver claret jug. " It's probably the best I've played and not won ", Mickelson said, trying to figure out how a 17-under 267 finished three shots behind Stenson. It never stopped the rest of the way. "Henrik's got a great sense of humor, and he's a good prankster", said Mickelson. "I was fortunate to watch every second of today's final round of the Open Championship", Nicklaus explained on social media, "and I thought it was fantastic".
Team leader and veteran forward Carmelo Anthony did a little bit of everything, posting a well-rounded stat line with five points, eight rebounds, and five assists. For five ugly minutes, USA Basketball looked like it might have tempted fate by playing to the Staples Center crowd with its starting lineup versus China .
Fans will get to see new signings Vincent Janssen and Victor Wanyama though, as they were included in the touring party. "This season they are going to play Champions League as well so we know they are a good quality team with quality young players".