She set a World and Olympic record en route to her fourth gold medal with a win in the 800-meter freestyle, swimming 8:04.79 to break her own world record by almost two seconds.
The 19-year-old sensation made it five medals - four of them gold - at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Friday, as she destroyed the field in world record time, clocking eight minutes and 4.79 seconds to comfortably better her own landmark. She also notched first place in the 800-meter freestyle at the Games in London when she was just 15.
While Phelps' loss left the crowd in shock, Katie Ledecky restored some normalcy at the pool with another dominating performance, handily break the world record in the 800 freestyle.
Carlin knows silver was the best she could ever get against Ledecky, who also beat her in the 400m and whose 800m time of eight minutes 4.79 seconds nearly knocked two seconds off her own world record.
Carlin finished second behind the United States great in the 400m and battled past Hungary's Boglarka Kapas to make it a pair of silvers in the longest race on the women's swimming schedule.
Katie Ledecky put forth arguably the best swimming performance we've ever seen. Then, after her coach moved to the West Coast, Ledecky connected with Bruce Gemmell and never missed a beat.
"It's been a great four years and I know I can have another great four years and I know that I will have a lot of people supporting me".
"I feel very lucky to get on that podium again".
"I try not to think about the history of it much, but just to be mentioned in the same sentence as her is incredible", she said. She finishes her career as a gold medalists and with four medals overall.
"I'm so proud to be part of history", Ledecky said, revealing that Meyer, a big fan, had been texting her mother, Mary Gen, during the week. Adlington was also the world record holder at the time.
Durant was 9 of 13 from the field and a staggering 7 of 9 from beyond the arc to lead the United States with 27 points. Here are three takeaways from the USA men's basketball team's 82-76 win over Spain on Friday.
Sindhu has already promised to play her heart out for the Gold in the finals and no one has an iota of doubt about her resolve. Gopichand, who is the former number one Indian badminton player, is now the number one coach. "She fought well.
But he also said on social media that he wouldn't miss a game due to the suspension and for the haters, "Let em hate". But they should be able to ride him for three games and get decent production in the short-term until Bell returns.
Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in support of exiled Yemeni government in 2015, but have failed to bring it back to power. The Saudi-led coalition said four Saudi citizens and three expatriate workers died.
But the decision should hardly come as a surprise as Mr Morrison had initially raised concerns about the Chinese investment. The Australian government continues to support the NSW government's plan in this regard.
Most South Sudanese who are Dinka, the largest ethnic group of South Sudan's 12.5 million people, support their tribesman Kiir. The U.N. on Tuesday said it was looking into accusations that U.N. peacekeepers had failed to respond to the attack.
Adams was behind after the first of four rounds but swiftly reasserted herself. "It's not just been about me and Ren in the draw. "It's what I have been training for in the last four years, and I am ready to go".
An American girl was a passion for big game hunting is facing a backlash after boasting of her hunting exploits on social media. Many gruesome death threats targeting the 12-year-old were also published to Facebook . "Hunting is hunting period", she wrote.
I've never met this girl before, and isn't that just so awesome ? "Such an wonderful woman", Hamblin said in a later interview. D'Agostino then proceeded to fall multiple times herself, having sustained a leg injury during the initial incident.
Florida health officials have been aggressively spraying pesticides to combat mosquitoes that carry the virus. Scott did ask the CDC for additional Zika tests to screen residents, lab support and prevention kits.
Swimmer Ryan Lochte apologises over Rio robbery claim
As Jimmy and Jack were walking away from the vehicle, the first security guard held up a badge to me and drew his handgun. Bentz also said there were additional video angles that support his account that may not have been released.
Bills defensive tackle Dareus to enter rehab facility
Williams, 23, began training camp on the active/non-football illness list after he reported to minicamp in June out of shape. What he lacked was experience at the position after making the switch from safety during the 2013 season.
Natural gas blamed in apartment explosion that killed 7
The announcement comes as the investigation enters a new phase with the National Transportation Safety Board taking charge. Board said the explosion fueled a "natural gas-fed" fire that consumed the apartments above and next to the meter room.