That's when suddenly Cope's vehicle experienced a massive explosion from underneath the hood, incinerating the front half of the auto and enveloping the vehicle in black smoke. Cope had earlier made contact with another vehicle on the tricky road course, which sheared off the brake caliper from the spindle. Cope said he lost the brake pedal as he approaches Turn 1 and immediately knew something was wrong with the piston so came to a stop.
Stevens was a semifinalist in 2012 in London and did not make the medal rounds in the 2008 Olympics. This is the first time the United States has won a medal in men's judo since 2004. On Tuesday, Stevens reached the semifinals by defeating Bulgaria's Ivaylo Ivanov. Seeded fifth, the 30-year-old Stevens dominated his three preliminary matches Tuesday morning on the way to a semifinal matchup with top-ranked Georgian Avtandil Tchrikishvili.
In addition, he's hoping he's able to get into a Late Model auto or other ride before he makes his full-fledged return to the track , though that might require an allowance from NASCAR's testing rules. He said, 'We're going to sit for a little while.' He's like, 'At the current rate we're going to be going home in about 30 minutes if we unload it.' I was bad here and Boris Said helped me a ton".
Presidential Communications Office Secretary Martin Andanar, in a separate statement, said, "On behalf of a proud nation, we congratulate Hidilyn Diaz for winning the Philippines' first medal in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games". While she thought she could only bag the bronze medal, she was awarded with the silver, Inquirer reports. "It was at 2 a.m. (Monday) when one of my nephews called me, telling me Hidi bagged the bronze, then he called up again to correct that it was silver", Emelita, ...
Royals 7, Blue Jays 1 - At Kansas City, Mo.: Yordano Ventura pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Kendrys Morales hit a grand slam, and Kansas City beat Toronto. He became the first Japanese position player in Major League history in 2001, debuting with the Seattle Mariners and earning American League Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player honours.
Participating in his fifth Olympics, the 33-year-old got off to a good start with scores of 29.9 and 30.2 in the first two series placing him in the top three. Meanwhile, Narang had a forgettable outing as he fell from the top in the first series with a score of 105.3. Woman archer Laxmirani Majhi also put up a below-par performance in the individual elimination round one and bowed out without a fight against Alexandra Longova of Slovakia.