Women's semifinals, US versus France, 6 p.m. ET: The American women enter the semifinals riding a 47-game Olympic winning streak and will vie for their sixth straight gold medal, which would be their ninth in 10 appearances. Brianna Rollins, Philadelphia's Nia Ali, and Kristi Castlin finished 1-2-3 in the 100-meter hurdles Wednesday night in the Rio Games to give the United States its first sweep in the event and only its seventh in the history of Olympic track.
Neymar and Brazil will now meet Germany in the final on Saturday and attempt to win their first Olympic gold medal in history. East Germany won gold in 1976, while the old West Germany's best effort came with bronze in 1988. So important was the need for Brazil's best player of his generation to deliver in Rio that he was pulled from playing the Copa America Centenario in June to keep him fresh and Barcelona happy.
The loss was only Yoshida's third in 14 years of competition and she had never been beaten at an Olympics, World Championships or Asian Games. It was a quick turnaround from her round of 16 bout to her quarterfinal match though, and there she found herself in trouble against North Korea's Jong Myong-Suk.
The water was deemed to be safe for athletes to use and did not disrupt the diving competition, however, the neighboring pool for water polo and synchronized swimming may be more problematic. "We are going to grab the water from the warm-up pool, drain the water out of the competition pool and insert the water from the warm-up pool into the competition pool".
That is my job. "We all look for the best things for ourselves and our families". "Eleven players ran a lot without the ball, with the ball they played unbelievable and we scored a lot of goals ". Guardiola said: "The fact he missed the penalties is part of the game but it was important that Sergio stayed focused and didn't get down". City are expected to seal a move for Barcelona's Claudio Bravo in the next few days meaning Hart, who has sat on the bench during the first two games of the ...
With a potential £20 million bounty at stake for reaching the group stages, the Hoops boss is well aware of the importance of the playoff double-header with the Israeli champions. They are already under pressure because of the threat we possessed against Olympiakos, we just need to keep that focus of doing it right again", said Ogu.