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Rob Harley says nobody should be surprised if Georgia shoot down Scotland on Saturday because they are gunning for the worlds top nations. Vapormax Saldi .The Glasgow flanker thinks the Lelos have made major strides in recent years. Under Kiwi head coach Milton Haig, the Georgians have climbed to 12th place in the World Rugby rankings and have beaten Tonga, Fiji and Samoa already this year.Beating Scotland when the teams meet at Kilmarnock would represent their biggest scalp to date but Harley is in no doubt about their qualities.He said: Looking at the way they are playing they are showing a lot of form and had a good result against Samoa last week. Would it be an upset if they were to win on Saturday? Im sure theyre pushing for this kind of result.If you look at their recent run of games, theyre playing good rugby, theyre playing well, so its a good challenge for us and were looking forward to having that challenge, especially up front.We looked at Georgia this week and theyre a very good team. Theyve got a lot of strengths, notably up front in the scrum and their maul, and when they bring big runners round the corner theyre very dangerous, so its going to be a big challenge for us out at Kilmarnock.Harley is bracing himself for a onslaught from the visitors muscular pack when the teams clash in Scotlands final autumn Test.But he admits the plastic grass at Rugby Park may be greener for the nine-strong Warriors contingent in Vern Cotters line-up given their familiarity with the similar 4G surface at Scotstoun.He said: We play on an artificial surface but quite a few teams have brought them in now so lots of players have experience on them.It definitely encourages a fast game, is good for the fans because it encourages attacking rugby and helps you get speed in the game so its challenge for both teams to play with that but its exciting as well.I love playing at Murrayfield but its good to have that variety, a bit of something different. Its another challenge for us - different stadium, different surface.Thats another battle between the two teams, who can adapt best to that stadium and that pitch. We get an advantage from being at home.I was on the bus tour earlier in the year when we went down and around the clubs in that area and we got massive support, so if we can get that out then thats an advantage weve got already.Theyve got a lot of big players in the pack, a lot of big, strong guys but as well as that they are very well drilled in the forward elements of the game - their scrum is very good and their maul is good as well, so its a key battle area for us.Theyre going to want to take us on there and that could set the tone for the whole game. Its a real challenge for us. They have one of the best scrums in the world and thats the reason we are playing - to challenge ourselves against the best. Vapormax Scontate . Reassurance came from Paul Tesori, his caddie and close friend whose newborn son is in intensive care in a Florida hospital. "Paul sent me a text this morning, just told me he loved me and wanted to go out and fight as hard as I would any other day," Simpson said Sunday after doing just that. Vapormax 97 Italia . DAmigo scored twice in regulation and added the shootout winner as the Toronto Marlies edged the San Antonio Rampage 5-4 in American Hockey League action. http://www.scarpevapormaxscontate.it/vapormax-plus-italia.html .ca! Kerry, Two nights after the Scott-Eriksson incident in Buffalo, the Bruins returned home to play San Jose. In that game, Zdeno Chara put a check on Tommy Wingels that clearly targeted his head. After all the bad blood, all the debate over Yulia Efimova being allowed to swim at the Olympics, Lilly King was the one wearing gold.The American won the 100-meter breaststroke on Monday night, holding off the reigning world champion from Russia in what some will surely call a victory of clean athletes over the dopers.Efimova arrived in Rio as one of the symbols of the massive Russian doping scandal, an athlete who had already served a 16-month suspension and tested positive again this year for the now-banned substance meldonium.Efimova was initially banned from the Olympics, but that decision was overturned on appeal. King took umbrage at Efimovas finger wag during the semifinals and said she intended to compete clean for the U.S.After staring down Efimova in the ready room and giving her a look of disdain on deck, King led all the way to take the gold with an Olympic-record time of 1 minute, 4.93 seconds.Efimova, who heard a round of boos and a few cheers during the introductions, settled for the silver in 1:05.50. The bronze went to another American, Katie Meili.I really dont know how I even reached the final ... it would have really been the end of a fairy tale, a horrible dream, if Id won gold, Efimova said after the race, her face red from crying. But that was all I could do right now.King didnt acknowledge Efimova during a raucous victory celebration. Finally, as the two were picking up their credentials at the side of the deck, King gave her rival a quick pat on the shoulder.It just proves you can compete clean and still come out on top with all the hard work you put in behind the scenes, behind the meet, at practice and weight sessions, King said. There is a way to become the best and do it the right way.In other womens swwimming action, Hungarys Katinka Hosszu won the 100-meter backstroke, adding to her world-record victory in the 400 individual medley. Vapormax Prezzo Basso. Hosszu didnt set a world record in the back, but her time of 58.45 seconds was good enough for a second gold.Kathleen Baker of the United States settled for the silver in 58.75, and Canadas Kylie Masse and Chinas Yuanhui Fu tied for the bronze in 58.76.Hosszu, whose Iron Lady nickname comes from her grueling schedule, sat up on the lane rope and made a heart sign in the direction of her coach and husband, Shane Tusup.In the womens 200-meter freestyle, Missy Franklin, one of the United States top swimming stars at the 2012 Olympics, endured another stunning disappointment, failing to even make the final.Franklin finished last in her semifinal heat with only the 13th-fastest time among 16 swimmers.I gave it everything I had but it just wasnt there, a tear-filled Franklin told reporters shortly after the race. I just need to keep my head up and keep doing everything I can to be the best I can be.Franklin touched in 1 minute, 57.56 seconds, which was actually slower than her time in the afternoon preliminaries.As a bubbly, 17-year-old high schooler, Franklin won four golds and a bronze at the London Games. But she has endured a mystifying loss of form since turning pro last summer, struggling just to qualify for two individual events and a relay at the U.S. trials.In 2012, Franklin competed in seven Olympic events. Now, all she has left is the 200 backstroke and a likely spot on the 4x200 free relay team.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report. ' ' '