By early Monday morning it was hard to know which was the more indelible image for the US on a Sunday that had brought so much disappointment in its first 23 hours.
In his first match since quitting the French Open nearly 10 weeks ago, Rafael Nadal showed no signs of discomfort in the torn tendons of his left wrist and was as imperious as ever in dismissing the world No43 Federico Delbonis in the first round of the 2016 Olympics tennis tournament.
Dave King, the Rangers chairman, has taken a swipe at Mike Ashley by insisting the Sports Direct tycoon “cut and ran” from the board of a club retail company “when the going got tough”.
Heung-Min Son scored for the second game in succession.
Scott Sinclair enjoyed a dream Celtic debut following his move from Aston Villa.
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Annemiek van Vleuten has been taken to intensive care with three cracks in her spine after her horrific crash in the women’s road race at Rio 2016.
Chris Froome is unconcerned about recovering from the brutal road race on Saturday for his tilt at gold in the time trial, while Geraint Thomas waits to hear whether he will be able to take part on Wednesday as a late addition.
Charlie Nicholas seems to rate Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu highly.
Spurs are reportedly determined to land Georges-Kevin Nkoudou because they love his potential, despite a deal for him now dragging on for three weeks.