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    导出博客文章RIO DE JANEIRO -- The 2016 Summer Games most iconic and globally well-known star arrived in Rio on Wednesday morning. Cheap Cleveland Browns Jerseys . She announced herself primed and ready for a run at more gold.Its always special to be in the Olympics, said Serena Williams, speaking at an introductory news conference for the 11-member U.S. Olympic tennis team, which features players from the mens and womens pro tours. Tennis players, we dream of winning Grand Slams -- then theres the Olympics. [Its] totally different; youre playing for your county. ... When I held my first gold medal, it was a feeling that I never expected.The worlds No. 1 female tennis player arrived in Brazil and promptly went to the Olympic courts for a practice. She claimed to be charged-up and free of any emotional hangover from a summer that has included a run to the French Open finals and Wimbledon singles and doubles crowns at age 34.I dont reflect so much, she explained. I move on, try to focus on the next big event. That was my main goal. Make sure Im ready to play Rio.A looming question, however, is why Serena Williams is even at the 2016 Games?She could easily have added her name to the list of stars steering clear of Rio from a wide range of sports. Its not as if she has much left to prove. She has now pocketed 22 singles Grand Slams and 14 more in doubles. (Roger Federer, by comparison, has 17 singles Slams and none in doubles.)And few athletes on earth can equal either Serenas bank account -- a net worth of roughly $150 million, according to Forbes -- or her name recognition and pop-star sizzle. So, why is she here? One answer could be that shes searching for a bit more history.As an Olympian, Serena, like her sister,?Venus, has four golds: three in doubles and one in singles, which she won at the London Games in 2012. (The top-seeded male in Rio, Novak Djokovic, has just one medal: a bronze at Beijing in 2008.)Currently, the Williams sisters trail Great Britains Kitty McKane, who in the early 1900s won a record five medals. But among the games greats, the deep, historical import of the Olympics is watered down. Tennis, after all, wasnt part of the competition from 1924 to 1988.On Wednesday, Serena swatted away questions about Zika or any of the other worries shrouding the Games. Instead, she put it plainly: I love what I do. I enjoy being out on the court, enjoy competing. Right now, I just dont see a time where I dont want to do it anymore. ... This is just an opportunity of a lifetime.Point won. Point made. Move along now. Classic Serena. Wholesale NFL Jerseys Authentic .ca look back at each of the Top 10 stories of 2013. Today, we look back at Boston Strong - a citys recovery from tragedy. Cheap Philadelphia Eagles Jerseys . It just didnt show when he hit the ice. Berra made 42 saves and Kris Russell scored at 1:32 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. http://www.cheapoutletnfljerseys.com/?tag=cheap-chicago-bears-jerseys . What general manager Dave Nonis called "short and productive" negotiations ended with Kessel signing a US$64-million, eight-year contract on Tuesday. NEW YORK -- Injured pitcher Nathan Eovaldi has been released by the New York Yankees along with right-hander Nick Rumbelow and lefty Joe Mantiply.The trio had been designated for assignment on Nov. 18, and the Yankees announced their release Monday.Eovaldi will be sidelined next season as he recovers from Aug. 19 surgery to repair a torn flexor tendon and partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Acquired from the Miami Marlins in a December 2014 trade, Eovaldi was 9-8 with a 4.76 ERA this year.He made $5.6 million, would have been eligible for saalary arbitration and would have become eligible for free agency, anyway, after the 2017 season. Cheap Cincinnati Bengals Jerseys. Rumbelow, a seventh-round draft pick of the Yankees in 2013, tore a ligament in his right elbow while pitching for Triple-A Scranton in his season debut on April 10, an injury that required Tommy John surgery. Now 25, he was 1-1 with a 4.02 ERA in 17 relief appearances in 2015.Mantiply was claimed off waivers from Detroit on Nov. 8. Cheap MLB Jerseys cheap jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping cheap nfl jerseys Cheap Jerseys USA China Jerseys Cheap NFL Authentic Jerseys Cheap Jerseys For Sale Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys Cheap NBA Jerseys ' ' '
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