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RIO DE JANEIRO -- It looks as if the water polo pool is turning green with envy. Adidas Originals Superstar Trainers s79208 .The mens Olympic tournament resumed Wednesday in green-tinged water after the diving pool at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre turned a dark green the previous day. There was no sign of any water quality issues with the water polo pool during the first day of the womens competition Tuesday.A decrease in the alkaline level in the diving well Tuesday afternoon led to the green color, organizing committee spokesman Mario Andrada said. He added that the pool for water polo and synchronized swimming is being affected in the same way.We have treated both pools during the night and the alkalinity levels have already improved, Andrada said. We expect the color to be back to blue very shortly.Maybe not, according to a U.S. pool expert.Once you get behind, it gets hard to get back in front of it, said Jerry Wallace, chairman of the California Pool & Spa Association, a trade group.According to FINA, the world governing body for aquatic sports, water tanks ran out of some of the chemicals used in the water treatment process, causing the pH level to go outside the usual range, leading to the discoloration. Andrada and FINA said there is no risk to athletes competing in either pool.Just from TV and pictures on the computer, it looks more like an algae than alkaline problem turning the water green, Wallace said by phone from Sacramento, California.Andrada said algae also is an issue.The algae makes the water look green. We kept the same level of maintenance as we did before, but we had far more athletes, he said. We had more dirt in the water and that generated more algae.Wallace said if theres a reaction with iron in the water, the pool would turn a translucent green. But a murky green color, as seen in the diving pool, would indicate an algae issue. Wallace said some strains of algae will grow even in water that is balanced.If theyre cleaning the diving pool and then using the same tools in water polo, they could contaminate it, he said. Algae spores can be transmitted.The warm and humid climate in Rio de Janeiro could be a factor, too.There are no such problems at the swimming venue, a temporary facility with its own filtration system. The diving and water polo pools are part of a permanent facility opened in 2007.The black lines at the bottom of the water polo pool were clearly visible as play continued throughout the day, and there was no evidence of the color affecting the action. But a couple players said they could tell the chemical mixture is off.They put way too much chlorine, U.S. captain Tony Azevedo said. The last quarter, I can barely open my eyes.Everyones obsessed with the green water. Who cares about the green water? Azevedo continued. Sometimes you can have green water, black water, it doesnt matter as long as its safe for us. You throw in too much chlorine, all of the sudden you cant see. These are things that, its the Olympic Games, you cant have that.Hungarian water polo player Gergo Zalanki got some drops for his eyes after an 8-8 draw against Greece. But he wasnt sure chlorine was the problem.Yes, it feels like that, but I dont know, Zalanki said between sniffles. In Hungary theres lots of water like this. It feels like lots of coloring, but theres something different.The Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre, named after the first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympics, was renovated before the Rio Games. The major upgrades included new springboards, a refurbished medical center, new hydrotherapy baths and two new warmup pools. There is no mention of any update to the water treatment system in the venue description.Andrada said a test event at the facility did not account for increased use for longer periods during the Olympics.We probably failed to note that with more athletes the water could be affected in a different way, he said.---Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap http://www.discoveryukshoes.com/ . The Brazilian goalkeeper signed a loan deal with the Major League Soccer club on Friday as he looks to get playing time ahead of this summers World Cup in his home country. Nike Air Max 90 Pink Blue White . According the Toronto Star, a knee injury will keep Sundin out of the lineup, which includes former teammates Gary Roberts, Darcy Tucker, Tie Domi and Curtis Joseph. http://www.discoveryukshoes.com/nike-air-max-90-best-color/air-max-90-all-black.html .com) - The red-hot Los Angeles Kings will try to extend their winning streak to a season-high seven games when they visit the Edmonton Oilers for Sundays clash at Rexall Place. RIO DE JANEIRO -- Jessica Ennis-Hill is nearly certain that this was her last ever heptathlon -- and its tough.Ennis-Hill wiped away tears after losing her Olympic title to Belgiums Nafissatou Thiam on Saturday by a very slim margin, but she wasnt crying about that.At first she called them happy tears because its another medal, but then acknowledged how hard it was going to be to give up and just how close she was to doing that.I think its a mix of thinking back to the last few years, she said. Im just so emotional and, yeah, Ive just got to make a decision as to whether this is my last heptathlon or not. Im so proud of what Ive achieved the last few years. Ive got to have a think.Judging by the emotion, it looks like it will end in Rio de Janeiro.She looks back on two world titles, and of course the delight of that Olympic gold medal four years ago at her home games in London, when she, Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford delivered three golds for the home fans on what became known as Super Saturday.Farah retained his 10,000 meters title on Saturday in Rio, but Ennis-Hill had silver and Rutherford took bronze in the long jump.It would have been incredible (to all win gold again) and that was a really tall ask for all of us, Ennis-Hill said. But ... weve all produced medals again four years down the line.Thhe 30-year-old Ennis-Hill, now a mother to two-year-old Reggie, missed out on retaining her title by around three seconds in the final event. Nike Air Max 90 All White Uk. Ennis-Hill needed to beat Thiam by 10 seconds in the 800 meters to clinch the gold.I was like `oh god thats so much, she said. But I just thought, Im going to run hard like I always do.She was only about seven seconds ahead at the end, with the 21-year-old Belgian keeping in touch to protect her lead and throw up a big, surprising result. Thiam delivered five personal bests on the way to the title, only six weeks after injuring her elbow.I knew she was going to run hard for that gold medal and not let slip those two days of amazing performances, Ennis-Hill said.There were no gripes about losing for Ennis, but a couple about the schedule. Late nights, then packing up, eating and preparing for the next day, she said she was working on between 4-5 hours sleep for the final day of the heptathlon.Still, its an Olympic silver medal, she said, and she had to enjoy it. More than anything because it could be the last time.I might not do this again, she said, wrapped in a British flag. 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