Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights Day 15: Neymar scores winning penalty as Brazil win gold

Aug, 21 2016 IST

Rio Olympics 2016 Highlights Day 15: Neymar scores winning penalty as Brazil win gold
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    Neymar was forced to watch Brazil's 7-1 World Cup defeat with injury. Today, he completes revenge. 

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    Brazil win gold in men's football! Neymar scores the winning penalty as the hosts defeat Germany 5-4. 

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    End of 120 minutes and the score still remains 1-1. Penalties to decide the gold medal winner between Brazil and Germany.

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    Remember, neither of these teams have won the Olympic gold before in men's football. A lot riding on the line, especially for the hosts who are seeking some sort of redemption for that humiliating 7-1 loss in the World Cup. 

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    Lucan and Brandt have both had chances in extra time but no goals yet! We could be heading to penalties soon.

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    A timely reminder! Will we see a winner in the next 30 minutes? 

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    Look who's part of the audience at the Maracana! 

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    End of the regulation 90 minutes and it's still Brazil 1-1 Germany. The gold medal match is headed into extra time! 

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    GOAL! Max Meyer levels the match with a superb shot after the ball was squared to him. Brazil 1-1 Germany 

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    Brazilian fans are also hoping for a bit of redemption after the 7-1 loss to Germany's senior team at the World Cup two years ago. Younger squads play in the Olympics, but pride is still in play.

    Brazil has finished with the silver medal three times and the bronze twice. Four years ago, it lost to Mexico in the final in London.

    Germany is playing in the Olympics for the first time since 1988, when U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann was on the team. It won the bronze at the time, when it competed as West Germany. It has never won the gold.

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    The second half is under way! Brazil are just 45 mins away from a historic Olympic gold medal. Can they hold on?

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    HALF-TIME! Brazil lead 1-0 thanks to Neymar's wonder free-kick. 

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    Chance for Germany! Two frantic scoring opportunities back-to-back for Germany to draw level but Weverton makes a superb stop to deny Brandt.

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    GOAL! Neymar gives Brazil the lead, scores through a beautiful free-kick from 25 yards out! The hosts lead 1-0. 

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    The best chance of the match so far! Germany's Julian Brandt's shot hits the crossbar! What a goal that could have been.

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    Very frantic starts to the match! Neymar looking to score for Brazil but the Bender brothers are doing a good job of keeping him quiet.

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    Germany's starting XI: Horn, Toljan, Ginter, Suele, Klostermann, S.Bender, Brandt, L.Bender, Meyer (C), Gnabry, Selke

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    Brazil's starting XI: Weverton, Zeca, Rodrigo Caio, Marquinhos, R.Augusto, D.Santos, Luan, G.Barbosa, Neymar (C), G.Jesus, Walace

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    Men's Football Final:

    Brazil vs Germany is under way! Can the hosts finally win their first Olympic gold medal in this sport? 

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    Aditi Ashok has set the ball rolling for Golf in India. Well done!!

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    Aditi Ashok finishes Final Round. Great effort by the Indian golfer. This is just the beginning of her career

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    BREAKING! China's Chen Long beats Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei 21-18 21-18 to clinch Men's Singles Gold medal

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    Two more to go for Aditi Ashok, Tied at 40th now

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    Golf Update! Aditi Ashok is tied 39th with four holes to go for the Indian golfer

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    Badminton Update!! Cracking contest going on in the Badminton Men's Singles Final. China's Chen Long leads World No.1 Lee Chong Wei 18-17 in the first game. Stay tuned for Live updates

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    Golf Update!!! 

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    Golf Update! 

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    Here is how the leaderboard looks like currently

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    Badminton Update!! Denmark's Victor Axelsen beats China's Lin Dan to claim the bronze medal in Men's Badminton Singles

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    Aditi begins front nine with a bogey. Slips to 39th place

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    If you are wondering who Aditi Ashok is, here is our profile of the golfer

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    Road to Rio: Aditi Ashok, India's teen golf sensation, carrying nation's hopes on Olympic debut - Firstpost

    Pro golfer Aditi Ashok has already made her mark on Indian sport in a big way and is all set to be India's sole woman golfer at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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    Great effort from Aditi Ashok nonetheless

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    Scary stuff!!! 

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    Bogey for Aditi Ashok. Not going her way today

Rio de Janeiro: India's Aditi Ashok went through a horrendous third round of eight-over 79 to drop 23 places to be tied 31st in the women's golf event at the Olympic Games In Rio de Janeiro on Friday.

The 18-year-old, who scored two successive three-under 68 to be tied eighth till the 36 holes, played a poor back-nine where she was bogged down by five bogeys.

File photo of Aditi Ashok. Getty Images

File photo of Aditi Ashok. Getty Images

Now she has a three-day total of two-over 215. With Friday's performance, her hopes of getting a medal ended.

Aditi, the youngest woman golfer at Rio, got a bogey on the second hole before pulling things back with a birdie on the fifth.

But she carded a bogey on the seventh hole to complete the front-nine with a score of one-over 36.

In the back-nine, she made three consecutive birdes starting from the 11th before getting two more bogeys on the 18th to get a 79.

Meanwhile, overnight leader Inbee Park of South Korea carded a quiet 70 to continue her reign at the top with a 54-hole total of 11-under 202.

Two strokes behind Inbee were New Zealand star Lydia Ko (65) and Gerina Piller (68) of the United States.

Chinese Shanshan Feng was fourth after carding 68 that took her total to eight-under 205.

China's Lin Xiyu and Lydia made historic hole-in-one efforts on the par-three eight.


Published Date: Aug 21, 2016 04:40 am | Updated Date: Aug 21, 2016 06:11 am

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