As she wobbled along on a flat tire four years ago in London, Gwen Jorgensen promised to turn that heartbreak at Hyde Park into a conquering of Copacabana Beach at the Rio Games.
Defending French Top 14 champions Racing 92 slipped to a 15-9 defeat at Bordeaux-Begles on the opening day of the new season, while Clermont had to settle for a 30-30 draw at La Rochelle on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp admitted he was baffled by Liverpool's surprise defeat at Burnley in which they enjoyed over 80 percent of possession, but still lost 2-0 to the newly-promoted club.
The United States' Inika McPherson reacts during the women's high jump final, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Saturday, Aug. 20.
The final games
American swimmer Ryan Lochte said he over-exaggerated what happened at a Rio de Janeiro gas station and acknowledged it was his "immature behavior" that got him and three teammates into a mess that consumed the final days of the Olympics.
To win a taekwondo gold medal without doing much fighting is an accomplishment.
Taiwan won its fourth consecutive international title at the 2016 Junior League World Series (JLWS) baseball tournament Saturday at Taylor's Heritage Park, Michigan, defeating Mexico 6-2 to advance to the next day's championship game against the U.S. pool winner.
Undefeated, uncatchable, unquestionably the best. Usain Bolt bid a blazing-fast farewell to the Rio de Janeiro Games -- and likely the Olympics altogether -- Friday night with yet another anchor leg for the ages. He turned a close 4x100 relay race against Japan and the United States into a never-a-doubt runaway, helping Jamaica cross the line in 37.27.
Liu Hong, of China, looks at a despondent Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez, of Mexico, after winning the gold medal in the women's 20-kilometer race walk by a mere 2 seconds during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Pontal in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, Aug. 19.