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The Latest: Phelps insists bullion award No. 23 is his last

The Latest: Phelps insists bullion award No. 23 is his last

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Latest on a 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

1:20 a.m.

Michael Phelps sealed out a Rio Olympics in a usually approach imaginable.

Saturday’s feat in a 4×100 miscellany send gave a many flashy contestant in Olympic story his 23rd career bullion medal.

If that was a end, and Phelps insists it is, what a approach to go.

Phelps pronounced that Saturday was how he wanted to finish his career.

He said: “Getting off a train walking into a pool tonight, we flattering many felt myself starting to cry. Last time putting on a suit, final time walking out in front of thousands of people representing my country.”


12:50 a.m.

Americans Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena modernized to a quarterfinals of a Olympic beach volleyball tournament, violence Austria 21-14, 21-15.

Dalhausser is going for his second Olympic bullion medal. He also won in Beijing with partner Todd Rogers.

The Brazilian throng taunted a Americans by cheering “Zika” whenever they served on Saturday night. But it unsuccessful to delayed them down.

In a prior compare Saturday night, Australia rallied after losing a initial set to flog Poland and allege to a quarterfinal matchup with American women Kerri Walsh Jennings and Apr Ross.

The Americans are 4-0 in their career opposite Australians Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden, who flog Poland 15-21, 21-16, 15-11.


12:50 a.m.

The late-night matches during a Copacabana beach volleyball venue have apparently caused some difficulty and led to a really slight change in a schedule.

Originally, a final compare of a day’s final eventuality was listed during midnight. Or, some-more specifically, 00:00 internal time.

But that also kicked a compare onto a subsequent day’s schedule. So Saturday’s final compare would uncover adult in a Olympic information complement on Sunday’s slate.

Starting Tuesday, a central starting time for a final diversion has been during 23:59 p.m.

The compare usually starts 1 notation late.


12:50 a.m.

Italy welcomed behind captain Emanuele Birarelli after a one-game deficiency with an ankle injury, and a fourth-ranked Italians sent horde Brazil to a second true improved in a matchup of dual tip teams in Pool A that finished early Sunday morning in Brazil.

Raucous Maracanazinho locus fell still for a second time in 3 nights after top-ranked Brazil’s four-set detriment to a U.S. on Thursday.

The Italians are now in primary position streamer into a final rough compare Monday opposite Canada. Brazil wraps adult pool movement by confronting France.

Biarelli was sidelined for a brush of Mexico on Thursday after spraining his right ankle opposite a United States dual days earlier.


12:15 a.m.

One night after his usually reversal in Rio, Michael Phelps is behind on top.

As Nathan Adrian overwhelmed a wall to finish off a feat in a 4x100m miscellany relay, Phelps collected a other send swimmers, Ryan Murphy and Cody Miller, in his arms.

Two-time bullion medalist Murphy put a Americans out front with a world-record separate on a backstroke — it depends given he was heading off — yet Britain surged forward on a breaststroke.

Phelps pacifist into a pool in second place. He wouldn’t be for long.

With Saturday’s win, Phelps won 5 golds in Rio and one china — an dissapoint detriment to Joseph Schooling in a 100-meter fly.


12:15 a.m.

Neymar converted an early giveaway flog for his initial idea during a Rio Games and Luan scored late to give Brazil a 2-0 win in a moving compare opposite Colombia, securing a hosts in a semifinals of a Olympic tournament.

The rematch of a 2014 World Cup quarterfinals was exhilarated from a start on Saturday, with tough fouls from both teams and players constantly pulling and shoving any other.

The benches were privileged usually before halftime after a infamous tainted committed by Neymar, who got fed adult after being tormented by Colombians scarcely each time he overwhelmed a ball.

Seeking a initial Olympic bullion award in soccer, Brazil now plays Honduras, that degraded South Korea 1-0 progressing Saturday. Germany and Nigeria accommodate in a other semifinal.


12:15 a.m.

Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and Apr Ross know their foe for a Olympic beach volleyball quarterfinals.

Australia rallied after losing a initial set opposite Poland to win 15-21, 21-16, 15-11 on Saturday night. That put them in a turn of 8 opposite a three-time fortifying bullion medalist and her new partner.

The Americans are 4-0 in their career opposite a Australian span of Taliqua Clancy and Louise Bawden.


11:40 p.m.

Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium has beaten fortifying champion Jessica Ennis-Hill of Britain to win an Olympic heptathlon foe that went down to a matter of seconds in a final event.

Ennis-Hill won a 800 in a season-best time of 2 minutes, 9.07 seconds, yet it wasn’t by utterly adequate to renovate Thiam, who had a 142-point lead going into a final of 7 disciplines and finished in 2:16.54.

The 21-year-old Thiam tallied 6,810 points, 35 forward of second-place Ennis-Hill to explain her initial vital title. Brianne Theisen-Eaton of Canada took bronze with 6,653 points.


11:30 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Nafissatou Thiam of Belgium has beaten fortifying champion Jessica Ennis-Hill of Britain to win an Olympic heptathlon foe that went down to fractions of a second in a final event. Ennis-Hill won a 800 in a season-best time, yet by not utterly adequate to renovate Thiam.


11:15 p.m.

WORLD RECORD ALERT: American Ryan Murphy sets universe record in 100 backstroke during 4x 100 miscellany relay, finishing in 51.85.


11:10 p.m.

The U.S. women’s 4×100-meter miscellany send group won bullion — and reached a miracle for a United States.

Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel teaming adult to overcome during a Rio Games on Saturday night is being famous by a U.S. Olympic Committee as a nation’s 1,000th bullion award in Summer Olympics history.

Manuel swam a final leg, and when she strike a wall her 3 teammates hugged on a pool deck. Their winning time was 3 minutes, 53.13 seconds.

The U.S. is a initial republic to win 1,000 summer golds, a initial of those entrance in 1896. No other republic comes tighten — a Soviet Union stopped during 473 golds, and no other republic is on gait to strech a miracle until 2100.

The USOC is formulation to commend a 1,000th bullion in a entrance days, yet accurate skeleton on that front sojourn unclear.


11 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: The United States has claimed bullion in a women’s 4×100-meter miscellany relay. Australia takes silver, while a bronze goes to Denmark.


11 p.m.

All eyes were on double fortifying champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. But it was her fellow-Jamaican Elaine Thompson who ran divided with bullion in a 100 meters.

Though Fraser-Pryce might have been initial out of a blocks Saturday, Thompson powered by for a pretension in 10.71 seconds. American Tori Bowie lunged during a line for 10.83 and flog Fraser-Pryce by 0.03 seconds.

European champion Dafne Schippers had a bad start and finished fifth with 10.90.

Fraser-Pryce was seeking to turn a initial women in lane to win 3 Olympic bullion medals in a row.


10:40 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Elaine Thompson has won a women’s 100-meter pretension in 10.71 seconds, finale associate Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce’s bid to win a eventuality for a third true Olympics. American Tori Bowie took china in 10.83 and Fraser-Pryce was third in 10.86.


10:40 p.m.

Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri has taken bullion in pool swimming’s many exhausting race, winning a 1,500-meter freestyle during a Rio Olympics.

Paltrinieri pulled divided from a margin and was underneath world-record gait many of a competition before vanishing a bit during a end. Still, he won absolutely Saturday night, touching in 14 minutes, 34.57 seconds.

Connor Jaeger of a United States took a china in 14:39.48, while a bronze went to another Italian, Gabriele Detti, in 14:40.86.

Detti rallied over a final laps to pass American Jordan Wilimovksy, who staid for fourth.

Wilimovksy will get another shot during a award in an even some-more perfectionist eventuality — a 10-kilometer open H2O competition during Fort Copacabana on Tuesday.


10:30 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy has won bullion in a men’s 1,500-meter freestyle during a Rio Olympics. Connor Jaeger of a United States claims china and Italy’s Gabriele Detti takes bronze.


10:25 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Jeff Henderson of a United States overtook Luvo Manyonga of South Africa on his final burst to win a Olympic prolonged burst bullion medal.

Manyonga took a lead on his penultimate burst with a symbol of 8.37 meters and during a moving sixth and final round, Henderson bettered it by 1 centimeter.

Defending champion Greg Rutherford of Britain took bronze on Saturday.


10:15 p.m.

Not even a decrease could stop Mo Farah from fortifying his Olympic 10,000-meter pretension in a thespian final where he worked his approach behind by a field, afterwards mislaid and regained a lead on a final lap.

Just like he did 4 years ago in London, a Somali-born Farah draped a British dwindle over his shoulders for his feat lap.

The Olympic and universe champion in a 5,000 and 10,000 tripped and fell to a lane after tangling with another curtain with 15 laps to go.

He worked his approach behind adult to third with 11 laps to go and was initial going into a bell lap, yet Paul Tanui of Kenya done a assign with 300 to go and led until Farah surged again and sprinted divided to win in 27 minutes, 5.17 seconds. Tanui hold on for china in 27:05.64 and Tamirat Tola of Ethiopia took bronze.


10:15 p.m.

Pernille Blume of Denmark hold off Simone Manuel to constraint bullion in a 50-meter freestyle during a Rio Olympics.

After posting a tip time in both a preliminaries and a semifinals, Blume came by again in a final Saturday on a final night of swimming. She overwhelmed in 24.07 seconds.

Manuel, a American co-gold medalist in a 100 free, staid for china in 24.09. Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus warranted a bronze in 24.11.

It was another outrageous beating for sisters Cate and Bronte Campbell of Australia.

They were tighten out of an particular award again, with Cate finishing fifth and Bronte seventh.


10:05 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Pernille Blume of Denmark wins bullion in women’s 50-meter freestyle. Simone Manuel of a United States takes silver. Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus earns bronze.


10 p.m.

The heptathlon is going to a wire, with a strife for bullion set adult in a final 800 meters between fortifying champion Jessica Ennis-Hill of Britain and Belgium’s Nafissatou Thiam.

Despite a bruise elbow, Thiam set a personal best of 53.13 meters to extend her lead of Enis-Hill. Thiam has 5,939 points for an dilemma of 142 over Ennis-Hill.

Ennis-Hill is a many improved 800 runner, where she has a 10-second dilemma in personal bests, environment adult a stirring finish in a final eventuality of a evening. The dilemma translates to 8.87 seconds between a two.

Brianne Theisen-Eaton is in bronze award position with 5,681 points.


9:57 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Mo Farah of Britain recovers from tumble to urge Olympic 10,000-meter pretension in Rio Games.


9:45 p.m.

Britain’s Mo Farah was tripped by American training partner Galen Rupp on a 10th path in a men’s 10,000-meters.

Farah quick got adult and signaled all is OK with a thumbs adult on Saturday.

Farah is a favorite to repeat in a 10,000 meters.

He has not mislaid a vital competition given holding china in a 10,000 during a 2011 worlds. But Ethiopia’s Yigrem Demelash is anticipating to replenish his nation’s tenure of a race.


9:45 p.m.

Captain John Obi Mikel scored one and set adult another as Nigeria flog Denmark 2-0 to set adult a men’s Olympic soccer semifinal with Germany.

Mikel met Ezekiel’s cranky to side-foot Nigeria’s opener into a net from tighten operation in a 19th notation on Saturday. Aminu Umar connected with Mikel’s dilemma to double a lead in a 59th.

Nigeria’s players, who are chasing their initial Olympic bullion given a 1996 Atlanta Games, have extended their stay in Brazil after nearing late in a country. They will play Germany on Wednesday.


9:30 p.m.

Defending champion Kirani James set a tinge for a 400-meter final by heading a semifinals in his season-best 44.02 seconds.

James, who won a Olympic bullion as a 19-year-old during London in 2012, hold off 2008 champion LaShawn Merritt in 44.21 in a initial of 3 semifinal heats.

Michel Cedenio of Trinidad and Tobago won a second feverishness in 44.39, holding off universe champion Wayde outpost Niekerk, who finished in 44.45.

Bralon Taplin of Grenada had a fourth-fastest subordinate time, winning a third feverishness in 44.44. The final is scheduled for Sunday night.


9:30 p.m

Honduras continued a startling run during a Olympics by defeating South Korea 1-0 and reaching a semifinals of a men’s soccer tournament.

Forward Alberth Elis took advantage of a quick counterattack in a 59th notation on Saturday to measure a leader and send Honduras to a final 4 for a initial time.

South Korea played good and combined many scoring chances during a Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, yet it couldn’t get past a plain opening by Honduras goalkeeper Luis Lopez, who done pivotal saves via a match.

South Korea was perplexing to replicate a rare opening from London, when it separated horde Great Britain in a quarterfinals and eventually finished with a bronze medal.

Honduras will play opposite possibly Brazil or Colombia, that accommodate after Saturday in Sao Paulo.


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