The Indians were not at their best but managed to prevail over an even more erratic Colombian team. Top three spots were bagged by South Koreans, who also bagged the top spot in the group contest. The Korean women's team remained invincible by annexing their eighth successive Olympic gold when they defeated Russian Federation 5-1 in the final held for the first time under floodlights.
In either case, you can cancel after the Olympics. You'll either see a crisp, lovely image or no image at all. Google is putting Olympic Games searches front and center. While NBC is airing most events live, it is broadcasting the opening ceremony on a tape delay. Yahoo will once again push its massive USA audience to links that quickly connect them with NBCOlympics.coms unprecedented live stream coverage and vast collection of video highlights, said Rick Cordella, Senior Vice ...
It was an excellent advert for road cycling at the world's biggest sporting event, and it would be easy to put it down to the smaller teams. Just moments before the Olympic road race started at Copacabana beach, Chris Froome had to be prompted by a BBC journalist to register.
Natalie Rooney has won silver in the women's trap shooting. Australasia could be extremely proud of its performances in the women's trap semi-final, where Australia's Skinner and Rooney of New Zealand went through to the gold medal final.
Brazilian singer Paulinho da Viola sang the national anthem to set off the show of laser lights and elaborate dances highlighting Brazil's history and rise as an emerging power. Fireworks are seen over Maracana Stadium during the opening ceremony at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . The Russian team was led into the stadium by flag bearer Sergei Tetiukhin, who is on the men's volleyball team.
Their flag-bearer, Rose Nathike Lokonyen, fled war in South Sudan and ran her first race in a refugee camp in northern Kenya. Other possible factors include a storm of bad press for the Rio Games, a strong box office buoyed by the success of Suicide Squad and general indifference toward the idea of the Olympics.