Jordan Thompson, Roc, İnjury

Jordan Thompson, Roc

Olympics-Volleyball-US crushed by ROC after losing Thompson to injury

Olympics-Volleyball-US crushed by ROC after losing Thompson to injury

31/7/2021 11:51:00 AM

Olympics-Volleyball-US crushed by ROC after losing Thompson to injury

The United States' hopes of winning a first Olympic gold medal in women's volleyball took a hit on Saturday when they lost ace spiker Jordan ...

SportThe United States' hopes of winning a first Olympic gold medal in women's volleyball took a hit on Saturday when they lost ace spiker Jordan Thompson to injury in a straight sets defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team.Volleyball - Women's Pool B - United States v The Russian Olympic Committee

Cancer at the age of 6, PSLE at 12: Girl says studies give her ‘sense of comfort’ 3 Singaporean elderly men die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 73 Canadian PM Trudeau says 2 detained citizens have left China

4related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery.31 Jul 2021 04:15PMShare this contentBookmarkTOKYO: The United States' hopes of winning a first Olympic gold medal in women's volleyball took a hit on Saturday when they lost ace spiker Jordan Thompson to injury in a straight sets defeat by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team.

Thompson sprained her ankle in the second set and did not return after she was helped off the court to receive medical attention.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe American opposite hitter, competing in her first Games, has been their breakout star after top-scoring in their first three wins which included a colossal 34-points effort against defending champions China. headtopics.com

The 24-year-old watched on from the sidelines with tears streaming down her face as ROC won 25-20 25-12 25-19 for the world No. 1 ranked United States to lose their first match at the Tokyo Games and drop to third in Pool B."It's not a major ankle sprain, somewhere between mild and medium," U.S. coach Karch Kiraly said, adding that Thompson would take an x-ray and MRI scan to know the extent of the injury.

"I was told that we can be somewhat hopeful that she might be back in action in a few days... I would think that probably is unlikely for (Monday's final pool game against) Italy and maybe hopeful for something beyond that."Advertisement

AdvertisementRussian athletes are competing under the ROC flag at the Tokyo Olympics as part of sanctions for several doping scandals.Turkey got their campaign back on track after two losses when they beat Pool B's bottom side Argentina 25-23 25-20 25-18 for a second win in Tokyo.

Four Turkish players finished in double figures for points while Zehra Gunes and captain Eda Dundar combined for 11 of the team's 13 blocks.The Dominican Republic thrashed Kenya 25-19 25-18 25-10 with Lisvel Eve (13 points and six blocks) and Prisilla Rivera (12 points) leading the way to move the Caribbean side provisionally up to the fourth and final qualification spot in Pool A. headtopics.com

Adulting 101: How I learnt that self-care is not just about Netflix, bubble baths and scented candles Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed in Canada after deal with US prosecutors Chantalle Ng Was Once Beaten Up So Badly By Her Dad Huang Yiliang, She Had To Be Hospitalised For A Week

(Reporting by Yuka Obayashi in Tokyo and Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman) Read more: CNA »

Covid-19: S’pore ‘neither reversing nor racing ahead’ with reopening but pausing to slow, monitor spread, say ministers

SINGAPORE — In the face of questions over the progress of Singapore’s reopening amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (Sept 10) that the country is neither “reversing” nor “racing ahead” but will take the next two to four weeks to slow down transmission and monitor the rise in infections.

Breaking..

Tokyo Olympics: Yu Mengyu battles, but fails in bronze-medal bidSingapore paddler Yu Mengyu fought through a slight injury, but could not win a bronze medal as she lost to Japan's Mima Ito in the Tokyo Olympics. I think Chinese ping-pong is best

Olympics-Fencing-ROC eyes consecutive Olympic gold for women's team sabreRussian fencers stayed on track for a consecutive Olympic gold medal at the women's sabre team event on Saturday, handily beating Japan 45-34 in ...

Tokyo Olympics: Joseph Schooling needs major rethink to change his narrative'But if we want to be honest about it, it was a little disconcerting to see such a steep and rapid regression of such an outstanding swimmer.' Singapore Tokyo2020 The coach needs to shoulder part of the blame. y’all report the olympics like a gossip rag lmao Face the fact, he’s passed his peak

Olympics-Gymnastics-Canada's MacLennan overcomes pre-Games injury but finishes off podiumA few weeks before her quest to clinch a third consecutive Olympic title, Canadian trampoline gymnast Rosie MacLennan was on crutches and in a ...

Table tennis: Singapore's Yu Mengyu misses out on Olympics bronze, losing to Japan's Mima ItoTOKYO — Yu Mingyu's quest for an Olympic medal in the table tennis women's singles event ended on Thursday (Jul 29) evening, after the Singaporean went down to Japan's Mima Ito in the bronze medal match. Sister, Just try your best,💪

Olympics-Triathlon-'Tell me that you believe in me': US silver clinched through faithTOKYO: Finishing a dismal 42nd in the Monday's individual triathlon, American Morgan Pearson had a small plea for his mixed-relay team mates ...