CROATIA’S GLASNOVIC WINS MEN’S TRAP GOLD
Josip Glasnovic of Croatia beat Italian Giovanni Pellielo in a four-shot shoot-off to claim gold in the men’s trap event. Britain’s Edward Ling claimed bronze after beating David Kostelecky of Czech Republic 13-9.
BRITISH ROWERS EXTEND WINNING STREAK
Reigning Olympic and World champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning, who have not lost in the international stage for five years, edged out Denmark’s Hedvig Rasmussen and Anne Andersen in a thrilling race in the women’s pair heat.
NEW ZEALAND POWER THROUGH TO WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVENS FINAL
Three tries from Portia Woodman helped New Zealand beat Britain 25-7 in the semi-finals of the women’s rugby sevens competition at the Deodoro Stadium.
U.S. WOMEN EASE PAST SPAIN IN BASKETBALL
Defending champions United States dominated Spain to win 103-63 in their Group B women’s basketball clash on Monday.
AUSTRALIA THROUGH TO WOMEN’S RUGBY SEVENS FINAL
Australia scored three ties to beat Canada 17-5 in their women’s rugby sevens semi-finals clash at the Deodoro Stadium on Monday.
KERBER POWERS PAST BOUCHARD
Women’s second seed Angelique Kerber of Germany capitalised on 36 unforced errors by Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard to win 6-4 6-2 in their second round encounter.
WORLD NO. 1 KIM CRASHES OUT
World No. 1 Kim Woo-jin of South Korea lost 6-2 to Indonesia’s Riau Ega Agatha in the men’s individual archery event on Monday.
GERMANY BEAT INDIA IN HOCKEY POOL B ENCOUNTER
A goal in the dying moments from Christopher Ruhr gave Germany a 2-1 win over India in their Pool B men’s hockey encounter on Monday. Niklas Wellen opened the scoring for Germany, while Rupinder Pal Singh equalised for India.
KVITOVA DOWNS WOZNIACKI IN STRAIGHT SETS
Women’s 11th seed Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic hit 43 winners on the way to a 6-2 6-4 second-round victory over Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki in the Olympic Tennis Centre on Monday.
EDMUND LOSES IN SECOND ROUND
Britain’s Kyle Edmund lost 6-4 7-5 to Taro Daniel of Japan in the second round.
ITALY’S CAMPRIANI WINS 10M AIR RIFLE GOLD
Niccolo Campriani of Italy claimed the gold medal in the men’s 10m air rifle finals with a score of 206.1. Ukraine’s Serhiy Kulish won the silver with 204.6, while Vladimir Maslennikov of Russia scored 184.2 to take the bronze.
NAMIBIAN BOXER ARRESTED
Namibian boxer, Jonas Junius, has been arrested by the Brazilian police on suspicion of attempting to sexually assault a room maid in the Olympics village, a police statement said on Monday.
SERBIA HELD BY GREECE IN WATER POLO
Favourites Serbia were held to a 9-9 draw by Greece in the men’s water polo Group A match on Monday. Serbia drew 13-13 with Hungary in their opening game.