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RIO DE JANEIRO -- Usain Bolt, Simone Biles and Kerri Walsh Jennings all return to action on a busy Tuesday at the Olympics:Womens and mens individual events, coverage begins 1 p. Cheap Charlotte Hornets Jerseys .m. ET: Simone Biles is favored to win her fourth gold medal of these Games as she competes in the floor exercise final (1:47 p.m. ET). Biles, the three-time defending world champion in the event, could become the fifth woman (and first American woman) to win four gymnastics golds in the same Olympics, and the first since 1984. Her main competition will likely come from teammate Aly Raisman, the defending Olympic champ.On the mens side, Danell Leyva (parallel bars, horizontal bar) and Sam Mikulak (bar) look to earn medals after the Americans fell short in the team event.Complete gymnastics coverageMens 200 qualifying (10:50 a.m. ET), triple jump final (8:50 a.m. ET); 110-meter hurdles final (9:45 p.m. ET): Usain Bolt, Justin Gatlin and LaShawn Merritt all return to the track for mens 200 qualifying heats. Bolt told reporters this week: Im always confident going into the 200 meters. I think the 100 meters is always the hardest one for me. Going to the 200 now, Im very confident. Also during the day session, American Christian Taylor will look to defend his Olympic title in the triple jump.In the evening, University of Oregon two-sport star Devon Allen looks to medal in his Olympic debut, as the mens 110 hurdles final wraps up the evening. Hell have to get past the race favorites, Jamaican teammates Omar McLeod and Hansle Parchment.Complete track and field coverageWomens quarterfinals, U.S. versus Japan, 5:45 p.m. ET: The U.S. womens team begins the knockout stage against Japan, which has never medaled in basketball and is in the quarters for the first time since losing to the United States in 1996. The U.S. won its five group games by an average of 40.8 points, with the smallest margin of victory being a 26-point win against Serbia.Complete basketball coverageWomens beach volleyball, semifinals, 10:56 p.m. ET: Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross will face reigning world champions and Brazilian home favorites Agatha and Barbara. Walsh Jennings remains undefeated in 26 Olympic matches, winning 52 of 54 sets played. With the match under the lights at Beach Volleyball Arena, expect a rowdy crowd.Indoors, the U.S. womens team opens elimination play against Japan (1 p.m. ET). The U.S. had won back-to-back Olympic silver medals leading into Rio.Complete volleyball coverageWomens semifinals, noon and 3 p.m. ET: The semifinals of a major womens soccer tournament will be played without the United States for the first time, as the Americans were ousted by Sweden in the quarterfinals. None of the four semifinalists have won Olympic gold (Brazil-Sweden, Germany-Canada), and only Brazil has reached an Olympic final (2004, 2008).Complete soccer coverage Cheap Hornets Jerseys Authentic . Dusautoir, the former World Player of the Year, sustained a torn bicep playing for Toulouse in the Heineken Cup on Saturday. The flanker, who has played 65 times for France, is expected to be out for up to four months. Wholesale Hornets Jerseys .500 on the season. The Jets are now 0-5-1 in the second game of back-to-backs. The game started the same way the Vancouver game started the night before, with the Jets taking the first two penalties of the game and killing off the first, but the Oilers getting on the board first, scoring on the second man-advantage. http://www.cheaphornetsjerseys.com/ . Carey Price didnt, but he still came out on top against one of his rivals for the No. 1 job at the Sochi Games. The Anahim Lake, B.C., native was stellar in making 39 saves in his home province and Lars Eller got credit for a bizarre short-handed winner as the Canadiens defeated the Canucks 4-1. SAO PAULO -- Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.Theyll still be parading under the host nations flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Games come Aug. 5.Cerullo, Perrier and Nagl are among several athletes who will be fulfilling their Olympic dream because of Brazils shortage of athletes in sports it automatically qualified for as host. Without an Olympic tradition to fall back on, the country was left to rapidly recruit an international band of athletes for events such as field hockey, golf, rowing, wrestling and rugby.Their ties, in many cases, are weak. Some have lived away for most of their lives but were born in Brazil. Some were born abroad but have Brazilian parents or grandparents. Some had almost no links to the country but were hired by local federations and became naturalized.I would have very slim chances of participating in the Olympics if I hadnt made the switch to play for Brazil, said Nagl, a Brazilian-born golfer who left the country when she was 8 years old and had always played for Germany. When this idea came up and I realized that I had a chance to make it to Rio, I started dreaming about being at the Maracana Stadium during the opening ceremony.The 35-year-old Nagl, who plays in the Ladies European Tour and is No. 445 in the womens world rankings, said she hadnt given much thought about representing her native country until being contacted by golf officials after Rio was awarded the games.By making the switch, I gave myself a chance to be in the Olympics, but I also thought about how this could be good for Brazil, about how I could become a good ambassador and help the game develop, she said.Brazil had only two foreign athletes in its delegation at the 2012 London Games -- American basketball player Larry Taylor and Chinese table-tennis player Gui Lin. Now about 20 international athletes will be taking advantage of the many extra spots available for the home nation in Rio.Rugby is one of the sports in which Brazil lacks tradition but will compete anyway. Hoping to put on a good show in front of the home fans, the local federation launched a worldwide campaign -- entitled Brazilian Rugby Players Wanted -- to attract athletes playing abroad.A few who responded to the campaign will be in Rio, including American-born Cerullo, who has Brazilian parents but had never visited the country until after contacting Brazilian rugby officials. Two Brazilian brothers who lived in France also made it to the team, as well a Brazilian-born athlete who lived and played in Argentina. England-born Juliano Fiori and France-born Laurent Bourda-Couhet, who haas a Brazilian mother, will also play. Cheap Swingman Hornets Jerseys. Brazils fencing team earned eight additional spots as hosts and included three international players for the games. Among them are Ghislain Perrier, who was born in Brazil but left the country as a baby after being adopted by a French family, and Italian-born Nathalie Moellhausen, who competed for Italy at the 2012 London Games but chose to be with the hosts in Rio to fulfill the wish of her Brazilian grandmother.I dont have many connections to Brazil, admitted Perrier, who has lived and trained in France most of his life. I spent vacation in Brazil a few times, but I know only a few people there.The fencing team will also have Marta Baeza, who was born in Brazil but had been competing for Spain, and reserve team member Katherine Miller, who was born in the United States.Another foreigner, Hungarys Emese Takacs, tried to make the team but she was dropped after her citizenship was contested in court by a Brazilian athlete who had been left out of the squad. Takacs was accused of faking her marriage in Brazil to become naturalized.She had the legal documents but we always suspected it was a fraud, the Brazilian who had lost her spot, Amanda Simeao, told local media. She was married to a Brazilian but had a boyfriend in Hungary.Takacs denied wrongdoing but lost her battles in court.Another controversial case was water polo goalkeeper Slobodan Soro, a Serbian whose naturalization process was approved just before the games. He and center Josip Vrlic of Croatia were hired to play for Brazil despite not having direct connections to the country. They were among five foreign-born players picked to play for the Brazilian team by Croat coach Ratko Rudic, the gold medalist with Croatia at the London Games.The others were Spains Adria Delgado, who has a Brazilian father; Italian-born Paulo Salemi, son of a Brazilian mother; and Cuban Ives Gonzalez, who is married to a Brazilian. The team also has Brazilian-born Felipe Perrone, who used to play for the Spanish national team before joining the hosts for the Rio Games.They have been playing for Brazilian clubs for some time, this is not something that just happened, said Ricardo Cabral, who is in charge of Brazils water polo team. We created an Olympic project to help the sport develop and make Brazil more competitive. Because of the Olympics in Rio, there is more investment available and we want to take advantage of that to give the sport more visibility.---Tales Azzoni on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tazzoni . His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/tales-azzoni Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '