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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 4:27 AM

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) " There will be no fourth straight gold medal for the United States. The hopes of becoming the first team to win the Olympics following a World Cup are also dashed. Instead, the favored U.S. women's soccer team heads home from Brazil without an Olympic medal for the first time. Alex Morgan's eyes were red from tears following a quarterfinal loss to Sweden, which won 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw on Friday. And goalkeeper Hope Solo was...

Updated at 4:19 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " British swimmer Fran Halsall landed a trip to the Olympic Stadium. Unfortunately, she was competing at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium. The transportation mix-up left officials scrambling to make sure Halsall and...

Updated at 4:06 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Katie Ledecky came into the Rio Olympics facing enormous expectations. Some athletes might've buckled under the pressure. She seemed to thrive on it. The 19-year-old from suburban Washington capped off one...

Updated at 4:03 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " In a flash, the Jamaican sprinter with her hair dyed green and yellow flew down the track, through the interview room and out of the stadium. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce can only hope to be that fast in the 100 meters when...

Updated at 3:58 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " This will be a defining image of the Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps and two more of the world's greatest swimmers holding hands on one step of the podium. Joseph Schooling of Singapore, the surprise winner of the men's...

Updated at 3:57 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Judo translates as "the gentle way." But after nearly a week of competition at the Rio Olympics, the meaning of the Japanese martial art seems almost paradoxical; many of the matches have ended brutally, with judo...

Updated at 3:54 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) " Worn out rivet fasteners on a Ferris wheel are being blamed for an overturned gondola at an eastern Tennessee fair that earlier this week sent three girls plummeting more than 30 feet to the ground. The Tennessee...

Updated at 2:24 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " France won its third straight men's basketball game with its most dominant performance in the Olympics, beating Venezuela 96-56 on Friday night to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals. Joffrey Lauvergne scored 17 points...

Updated at 2:23 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The Mercury News of San Jose, California, apologized Friday for an insensitive headline about U.S. swimmer Simone Manuel. The 20-year-old Stanford University student became the first African-American woman to win a gold...

Updated at 2:17 AM

T. Heurtel 5-7 0-0 11, N. Batum 2-7 0-0 5, A. Diot 4-5 4-4 14, J. Lauvergne 8-10 1-2 17, C. Kahudi 2-4 1-1 6, T. Parker 6-9 2-2 14, F. Pietrus 1-2 0-0 2, N. De Colo 5-6 0-0 10, B. Diaw 5-9 0-0 10, M. Gelabale 1-2 0-0 2, R. Gobert 1-3 1-2 3, K.

Updated at 2:16 AM

Percentages: FG .612 FT .818 3-Point Goals: 5-15, .333 (T. Heurtel 1-3, N. Batum 1-2, A. Diot 2-2, J. Lauvergne 0-1, C. Kahudi 1-1, T. Parker 0-2, F. Pietrus 0-1, N. De Colo 0-1, B. Diaw 0-1, M. Gelabale 0-1) Turnovers: 4 (T. Heurtel...

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