>>Day One Of Summer Games In The Books
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) — Day One of the Games of the 31st Olympiad are in the books. American Ginny Thrasher captured the first gold medal of the Rio Olympics in the 10-meter air rifle competition. The 19-year-old became the first American to medal in the event since 2000.
>>Team USA Crushes China
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) — The U.S. men’s basketball team is off to a strong start in Rio. Kevin Durant poured in 25 points to lead Team USA to a 119-62 win over China. The Americans continue preliminary-round play against Venezuela on Monday.
>>Women’s Soccer Team Nips France
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) — The U.S. women’s soccer team is still unbeaten in Rio. Carli Lloyd scored in the 63rd minute to give the Americans a 1-0 victory over France. Team USA 2-and-0 and clashes with Colombia on Tuesday.
>>Hosszu Sets World Record
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) — There’s a new world record in the women’s 400-meter individual medley. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu set the new mark to win the gold. American Maya DiRado took home the silver.
>>Team USA Tied For Medal Count Lead
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) — There’s a three-way tie atop the medal count standings after Day One of the Summer Olympics in Rio. The U.S., China and Japan all collected five medals during the first day of competition. Team USA took home one gold and four silver medals.
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