The Olympic flame was quickly extinguished yesterday, to permit employees to move the Thomas Heatherwick-designed cauldron to a different a half of the Olympic Park, reports the Daily Telegraph. The flame might be saved burning in a lantern till the cauldron is relit right now. There have been complaints that the cauldron has not been placed the place it could be seen by spectators not in the principle stadium. Australia’s Olympic day ended because it began, with a team hopeful of huge issues wondering where all of it went wrong.

It is a long occasion, a long battle and we didn’t have one of the best begin. You can begin a marathon with a blister but still win the race if you’re powerful enough to cope with it. Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka moved into the second spherical att eunice la with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 win over Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania. Azarenka needs to win gold to retain the highest rating in girls’s tennis. A refrain of boos at the O2, sorry, the North Greenwich Arena, as the judges give Japan some points again.

“The 16-year-old, who startled the swimming world together with her world record victory within the 400m medley on Saturday, swam 2m07.57secs to win her second gold on the Games. Now that the third-place match is ahead, there could also be question if Brazil might be prepared physically. Thiago Silva may be eligible to play once more which must be essential as he was critical to their defense.

Sean Ingle is on the Aquatics Centre for the men’s 10m synchro diving, by which Tom Daley and Peter Waterfield will compete for Britain, and shall be liveblogging right here. Action is due to get beneath means at 3pm UK time. Here’s an interview from Gigwise with Andrew Hung of unlikely Opening Ceremony soundtrack artists Fuck Buttons, who had two songs used on Friday evening. “I didn’t inform anyone till the day of the ceremony because, mainly, I didn’t imagine it,” he says.

Found his kind rapidly in his first Olympic match right now, beating Martin Klizan of Slovakia and this man under is about to start, attracting a large crowd . As Team GB’s men bid for their first medal within the team event for precisely a century. Topical spoof Twitter accounts spring up with terrifying speed today and the latest one has already gathered close to 13,000 followers.

BUDAPEST – Chinese celebrity Sun Yang and American sensation Katie Ledecky went all the way down to surprise defeats on the World Aquatics Championships on Wednesday, whereas the United States twice broke the world record in the mixed medley relay.

It’s the second day misplaced to bad climate at the Olympic regatta and officials must try to cram within the remaining races in coming days. The first riders are off in the girls’s and males’s Olympic time trials, greeted on the Pontal space of Rio de Janeiro by hard rain and chilly winds buffeting off the coast. Sitting right next to the murky diving properly on the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, it looks as if the water polo pool is popping green with envy. Bukasa fled her war-torn country years ago after being separated from her mother and father. On Wednesday, she confronted off against Israel’s Linda Bolder, the 11th seed.

“We simply need to win the following sport and don’t think about history and records as a end result of if we take into consideration that we will not consider the following match,” was the calm response of 36-year-old Tamas Kasas, competing in his fifth Games. Meanwhile this is a predictable outcome in the water polo! Great Britain have been tonked 13-4 by Romania.

I knew that eighth-hurdle feeling, too, of breaking free. Thirty-four months earlier than watching Jones, during my ultimate high-school soccer game, I outpaced the other team’s defense and surged toward the objective, and for a quick few seconds, every little thing round me was still, silent. Then the goalkeeper dove for the ball and missed, but took my left knee with him. I watched Jones from my dorm room, the place I was making ready for my final season as a collegiate soccer participant. For as long as I may keep in mind, I had expressed myself through soccer, and at 20, I had no sense of self with out it.