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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Even a lumbering start couldnt slow down the worlds fastest man. Paulo Orlando Jersey .Usain Bolt became the first person to win three straight Olympic 100-meter titles, blowing down the straightaway in 9.81 seconds at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.The Jamaican great defeated American rival Justin Gatlin by .08 seconds for his seventh Olympic gold medal. Andre de Grasse of Canada won the bronze.Bolt started pulling away from Gatlin with about 30 meters left. His electrifying kick capped an exciting Day 9 of the Rio Games that included Justin Rose winning the first Olympic golfing gold medal in 112 years with a two-stroke win over British Open champion Henrik Stenson.American teen sensation Simone Biles added a third gold in gymnastics, capturing the womens vault title, and the U.S. mens basketball team had yet another scare, this one from France, before advancing to the quarterfinals as the top, albeit shaky, seed.Bolt added the Rio gold medal to the ones he won in Beijing in 2008 and London in 2012. After kicking off his gold spikes, he flashed a smile and his signature pose, the Jamaican flag draping from his shoulders.Klay Thompson ended an Olympic-long slump with 30 points, and the U.S. needed almost all of them to hold off France 100-97 in basketball. It was the third straight close call for the favorites, who are looking as beatable as ever under coach Mike Krzyzewski.Second-seeded Andy Murray of Britain beat Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina for his second consecutive Olympic singles tennis gold medal. His 7-5, 4-6, 6-2, 7-5 victory halted the resurgent run of the 141st-ranked del Potro, who knocked off No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the first round and No. 3 Rafael Nadal in the semifinals.In the latest security incident to hit South Americas first Olympic Games, Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who pulled over their taxi and took cash and credit cards.Nobody was hurt, but Lochte told NBAs Today show that one of the robbers put a cocked gun to his head and ordered him to get on the ground.I couldnt believe it, said Michael Phelps, a good friend of Lochtes and one of his roommates in the athletes village.Phelps spent the evening with his family and wasnt out with his teammates.Street crime is among the litany of problems the Olympics has struggled with. Brazil deployed 85,000 soldiers and police to secure the games. But last week a Brazilian security officer was fatally shot after taking a wrong turn into a slum, two Australian rowing coaches were attacked and robbed in Ipanema and Portugals education minister was held up at knifepoint on a busy street.In addition, stray bullets have twice landed in the equestrian venue, and two windows were shattered on a bus carrying journalists in an attack that local organizers blamed on rocks and others claimed was gunfire.Among many other embarrassments are empty seats, long lines and green water in some of the Olympic pools.Synchronized swimmers were greeted Sunday by clear blue water in the pool after officials worked through the night to replace the murky green water that prompted competitors to dub it The Swamp.Other highlights from Day 9:SUMGONGS SIDESTEP : Jemima Jelagat Sumgong had to evade a protester on her way to delivering Kenyas first gold in Rio, one which may have been saved by the swift intervention of security forces with a kilometer to go in the womens marathon. A man leapt over the railings waving a sign and two police motor bikes instantly cut him off.NOMADIC NEYMAR : Brazils mens soccer team, led by superstar Neymar, has arrived in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil played in Brasilia, Salvador and Sao Paulo. Soccer is the only competition that is played outside of the Olympic host city. Seeking its first soccer gold medal, Brazil plays Honduras in the semifinals Wednesday at the Maracana Stadium.WRESTLING WITH WRESTLING? : Shinobu Ota of Japan stunned seven-time Greco-Roman world champion and 2012 Olympic gold medalist Hamid Soryan of Iran 5-4. The worlds oldest sport has undergone major changes. Matches now feature two 3-minute periods with cumulative scoring instead of the best-of-three format that could be a snooze.CHOPPY WATERS : While worries about water pollution marked the run-up to the Rio Games, it was really the whipping wind that stirred up trouble during Olympic rowing. For the first time since 1996, the Olympic regatta was not held in a purpose-built lake, but a natural lagoon that left rowers exposed to the elements in new ways.JAPANESE JAMBOREE : Kei Nishikori gave Japan its first Olympic tennis medal in 86 years, overcoming a mid-match lull to beat 2008 champion Rafael Nadal for the bronze in mens singles. Nadal leaves Brazil with a gold medal from mens doubles for Spain.---AP Summer Games website: http://summergames.ap.org---Follow AP Sports Writer Arnie Melendrez Stapleton on Twitter: http://twitter.com/arniestapleton Kelvin Herrera Jersey .Y. -- Injured Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno did not practice with the team Monday and head coach Ron Rolston said its unlikely hell play in Wednesdays season opener in Detroit. Yordano Ventura Jersey . Jane Virtanen scored two, and Alex Roach and Elliott Peterson rounded out the offence for the Hitmen (40-15-6). Brady Brassart chipped in with three assists. Colton McCarthy scored twice, Brayden Point had a goal and two assists, and Jack Rodewald also scored for the Warriors (15-35-9), who were 2 for 5 on the power play. http://www.royalsjerseyscheap.com/?tag=ryan-goins-jersey . The players spoke Jan. 13 during a Major League Baseball Players Association conference call after Rodriguez sued the union and Major League Baseball to overturn an arbitrators decision suspending him for the 2014 season and post-season. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Austin Allen completed 13 of 18 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns as No. 20 Arkansas won for the 10th time in 12 games with a 52-10 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday.Following a loss to No. 9 Texas A&M last week, the Razorbacks (4-1) led 24-0 after the first quarter and had few struggles afterward again the Football Championship Subdivision Braves (1-3).Running backs Devwah Whaley and Rawleigh Williams each topped the 100-yard rushing mark for Arkansas, with Whaley finishing with a career-high 135 yards on nine carries and Williams 126 on 13 carries.Jared Cornelius added a pair of touchdown catches and finished with four catches for 106 yards, his second straight week to top the 100-yard mark.Noah Johnson threw for 158 yards and rushed for 55 more for Alcorn State, which has lost three straight games.Arkansas entered Saturday 1-5 in its last six games in Little Rocks War Memorial Stadium, including a shocking loss to Toledo a year ago.However, the Razorbacks appeared right at home early against the back-to-back Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Braves -- taking a 24-0 lead late in the first quarter after Allens second touchdown to Cornelius.Ive always liked Little Rock, even going back to high school I always liked Little Rock, Allen said. So, coming here and pplaying well and getting the win is something the whole program really needed. George Brett Jersey. The junior quarterback, in his first season as the starter, now has 10 touchdown passes and no interceptions in his last four games.THE TAKEAWAYArkansas: The Razorbacks did what they had to against an inferior opponent, but there are concerns -- particularly during a scoreless second quarter -- heading into the toughest part of their schedule. Arkansas defense struggled at times to slow Alcorn State, though interceptions by Toliver and Josh Liddell aided its cause. Toliver returned his interception 70 yards for a touchdown, the third time this season the Razorbacks have scored after an interception.POLL IMPLICATIONSWhile the Razorbacks are unlikely to make a big move up in the polls following a convincing win over an FCS opponent, theyre not likely to fall much either. Their best chances moving up will come from here out, with seven straight Southeastern Conference games to end the regular season.UP NEXT:Arkansas: The Razorbacks begin their most difficult two-game stretch of the season, first by hosting No. 1 Alabama before following that up against No. 16 Mississippi -- also at home. China Jerseys WholesaleChina NFL JerseysWholesale Stitched JerseysChina JerseysNFL T-shirts From ChinaCheap NFL T-shirtsWholesale Jerseys 2019 ' ' '
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