What to watch at the Rio Games on Tuesday

Clyde Nash
August 17, 2016

Croatias Sandra Perkovic makes an attempt in the womens discus qualification during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. "I just couldn't fall asleep", he said. China won seven out of eight men's golds in Beijing eight years ago. Sindhu had famously beaten Yihan, then defending champion and second seed, in the 2013 world championships, en route to winning the first of her two bronze at the top event.

"I'm always confident going into the 200 meters", said Bolt, who surged past Justin Gatlin to win the 100 on Sunday.

What: Brazil plays Honduras in the semifinals of the Rio Olympics. She will be joined by United States team captain Aly Raisman, who also excels in the floor exercise.

The women's competition has been dominated by the United States, who claimed the team title, and American Simone Biles who won a record-equalling fourth gold on Tuesday. Lopez beat Kayaalp 6-0 to capture his third Greco-Roman gold medal. American swimmer Anthony Ervin auctioned off the 50m freestyle gold medal he won in 2000 on Ebay to raise funds for tsunami relief in south-east Asia.

Also Tuesday, American Christian Taylor will try to defend his triple jump title, while Jamaica's Omar McLeod and American Devon Allen, the University of OR football/track standout, are among those seeking gold in the men's 110-meter hurdles. In the evening, we'll have finals in the women's 1,500, men's 110 hurdles and men's high jump.

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Miller, of the Bahamas, crossed.07 seconds ahead of Felix thanks to a head-first dive that came after a downpour forced a delay in the evening events and sent spectators scurrying for shelter at Olympic Stadium.

The American's shutout came on a day the Rio Games were dogged by rain, wind and fire.

"So when someone like that comes out of left field, it just shows what a huge reach the Olympic Games has".

“Its atrocious. Its hard to compete in weather like this, ” said Jamaican hurdler Omar McLeod, who won the first heat amid heavy rain.

Ah, Olympic medals. They're shiny, meaningful and apparently expensive as hell for the athletes. "The water is beaming down in your face and your eyes and it's real hard".

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In a country where men's soccer is king, Brazilian women have found it hard to find their place in sports because of the lack of athletic programs, funding and what they call unfair marketing decisions that promote men.

Kiraly gave his setters credit for bringing about significant improvement in the women's volleyball team.

Gemma Beadsworth #2 of Australia controls the ball as Ildiko Toth #9 of Hungary defends during their Women's Water Polo quarterfinal match against Hungary at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The country's most famous female soccer player, Marta, told reporters "all the love we are getting during the Olympics, we hope that it doesn't go away. with that much-needed support, women's soccer can grow".

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On the other hand, Mohenjo Daro showcases an interesting and adventurous tale in the backdrop of the Indus Valley civilization. It also surpassed the weekend collections of Kapoor And Sons which had collected 26.35 crores in three days.

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