Heartbreak. Source: INPHO/Dan Sheridan
OlympicsKatie Taylor‘s Olympic reign is over after she suffered a shock defeat to Finland’s Mira Potkonen.And the boxer’s camp were left outraged by the decision, with both Zaur Antia and Eddie Bolger venting their frustration at the judges.A tearful Taylor admitted afterwards that she shouldn’t be losing to opponents like Potkonen.A lack of wind has forced the postponement of the women’s laser radial medal race, which involves Annalise Murphy.On the track, Thomas Barr defied his recent injury problems to safely advance to the semi-finals of the 400m hurdles.Sara Treacy capped off a stellar year as she produced a strong performance in the 3000m steeplechase final.Usain Bolt last night beat Justin Gatlin to win his third 100m gold while Andy Murray saw off Juan Martin del Potro to successfully defend his Olympic title.
Delight for Thomas Barr. Source: James Crombie/INPHO
AwayFormer Aston Villa footballer Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot by a police taser last night.Everton completed the signing of Yannick Bolasie from Crystal Palace in a deal worth €28 million.Brazilian Paralympian Luciano dos Santos Pereira has been kicked out of Rio 2016 after testing positive for two banned substances.Yaya Toure‘s Manchester City has been cast into further doubt today after he was left out of their Champions League squad by Pep Guardiola.Michael Bisping will defend his middleweight title in a rematch against Dan Henderson in his hometown of Manchester.The Best Thing We Shared