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Olympics: IOC to decide on Russia Rio ban 'within a week'

In this respect, the IOC will have to take the CAS decision on 21 July 2016 concerning the IAAF rules into consideration, as well as the World Anti-Doping Code and the Olympic Charter. endangered". In a sometimes punchy statement that nevertheless lacked the knockout blow of a complete Olympic ban it warned: "The IOC will not organise or give patronage to any sports event or meeting in R... [Full Article...]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken Anthony Martial's number 9 shirt at Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken Anthony Martial's number 9 shirt at Manchester United If the player doesn't want to be with us, goodbye - be happy where you want to go. The United defender will also hope to force his way back into the England side, with Sam Allardyce preparing to take charge as the new manager, but said that he has "not paid too much attention to the England stuff" as he tries to win his place at club level. [Full Article...]

Benghazi victim's mother Patricia Smith gives tearful RNC speech

Benghazi victim's mother Patricia Smith gives tearful RNC speech Ms. Smith said she's never been given an audience or explanation for her son's death by her government or Mrs. Clinton. Republican hunger to pin the deaths of four Americans on Clinton has been protracted and palpable, yet at the conclusion of the most recent and comprehensive investigation last month, U.S. [Full Article...]

Walker declines to hit Cruz on non-endorsement

The New York businessman spoke of terrorism, illegal immigration and the recent shootings of police officers. Cruz's speech was another stumble at a convention marked by several missteps, including a speech by Trump's wife, Melania, that included lines similar to those in a 2008 Democratic convention speech by President Barack Obama's wife, Michelle. [Full Article...]

Watch Donald Trump's Speech at the Republican National Convention

Watch Donald Trump's Speech at the Republican National Convention Currently, Trump is neck-in-neck with his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton , with Wednesday's Real Clear Politics' poll average showing Clinton ahead by a hair, leading by 2.7 points - a mere sliver given that the margin of error is 2 points. [Full Article...]

Speechwriter defends Donald Trump Jr.'s words

Speechwriter defends Donald Trump Jr.'s words Trump as their 2016 presidential candidate. After Donald Trump Jr. gave the headline speech at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, The Daily Show pointed out on Twitter that a portion is similar to an essay in The American Conservative by Frank H. [Full Article...]

Amir strikes after England elect to bat first in 2nd Test

Amir strikes after England elect to bat first in 2nd Test Amir and Rahat took two wickets each whereas Yasir Shah and Wahab Riaz remained wicketless after bowling 31 and 16 overs respectively. Yasir Shah, England's tormentor-in-chief at Lord's with 10 wickets, saw his second ball cut in front of point by Root for four. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho: This Is What I Think Of Wayne Rooney

Jose Mourinho: This Is What I Think Of Wayne Rooney Mourinho, as a result, will have a better grasp of where Mkhitaryan is most effectual. So, you won't see Wayne Rooney, who played for England in the Euros, but you will see United's new signing Eric Bailly and Luke Shaw . "Because we were always a club - and are still a club - that when teams come to Old Trafford , they know they are going to be up against it and they know they are probably go... [Full Article...]

Actor travels to Chennai to watch 'Kabali'

Actor travels to Chennai to watch 'Kabali' With the average ticket costing Rs 600, tickets were sold as high as Rs 1,200 per ticket even at an ordinary theatre . Shamala Manogaran, 28, the manager of Lotus Fivestar cinema in Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman said they received a massive crowd of moviegoers for the first show this morning and the positive response has continued since. [Full Article...]

Russian Track Star: 'I Will Get Drunk' If Barred From Olympics

What's next: The IOC is waiting for a decision from the Court of Arbitration for Sport expected on Thursday. In a leaked draft letter meant to be sent to the International Olympic Committee on Monday, U.S. Rather than applying a total ban, federations could suspend individual Russian sports. It also called for Russian officials implicated in the scandal to be sacked and for "Russian governme... [Full Article...]

Pogba agent rubbishes 'done deal to United' claims

Pogba agent rubbishes 'done deal to United' claims The Portuguese tactician met the media during United's pre-season tour of China on Thursday, and insisted he can not comment on the speculation linking the Juventus midfielder with the Old Trafford club. He reportedly stayed back to work on negotiations over Pogba, and Mourinho said the pair enjoy a good working relationship "in a hard transfer market". [Full Article...]

CAS rejects Russian Federation appeal, bars athletes from Rio Olympics

The court was ruling on a decision in June by track and field's top global body, the worldwide Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), to keep Russia's national track and field federation suspended during Rio. The three-person panel ruled that the Russian Olympic Committee "is not entitled to nominate Russian track and field athletes to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games considering th... [Full Article...]

Allardyce on verge of being appointed new England coach

But Eriksson, who led England in three major tournaments from 2001 to 2006, warned success was "not that easy". Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said , tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup. [Full Article...]

Russian Track Athletes' Appeal Is Denied By Court Of Arbitration For Sport

Russian Track Athletes' Appeal Is Denied By Court Of Arbitration For Sport The Court of Arbitration for Sport will issue a verdict Thursday on Russia's appeal to overturn an IAAF ban on its track and field athletes for the games in Rio . A decision on whether Russia will be subject to a total ban from the 2016 Olympics should come this week, according to the president of the Russian Olympic Committee ( ROC ). [Full Article...]

Mets vs Cubs Tuesday in Chicago

The Cubs were applying pressure, but Syndergaard battled and the offense did just enough. "He knows he can keep the ball on the infield", manager Terry Collins said about Familia. "That was a little more like it", Arrieta said moments after sitting down in the interview room. "That's a hell of a team right there, and to win this game was really crucial". [Full Article...]

Japan Warns On Pokemon GO Safety As Impatient Gamers Await Launch

McDonald's Japan, which will become Nintendo's first official partner when the game launches in the country, has also seen a sharp rise in its share price. Those who have downloaded Pokemon Go through the US App Store will have to delete the app and reinstall it via the Canadian Google Play Store to receive updates. [Full Article...]

Fox News boss quits amid sex harassment claims

The resignation comes as Fox News, known for a lineup of politically conservative commentators including best-selling author Bill O'Reilly, is drawing record viewership. Republican presidents, including George H.W. Bush, and turned Fox News into the most-watched U.S. cable news channel. He went on to write, "Having spent 20 years building this historic business, I will not allow my presence to bec... [Full Article...]

Tuesday's recap: Mets 2, Cubs 1

Matt Wisler (4-9) has given up five homers in his last two starts. CHICAGO (AP) - Jeurys Familia lost control, but not the lead, and kept the Mets ahead and his consecutive save streak intact. Syndergaard pitched out of the stretch for most of the night, but squashed nearly all of the Cubs' rallies. In his last start, Noah Syndergaard only made it through 4.2 innings against the Washington N... [Full Article...]

Did Jordan Rodgers' Brother Accidentally Spoil the Finale of 'The Bachelorette'?

Did Jordan Rodgers' Brother Accidentally Spoil the Finale of 'The Bachelorette'? Luke also chatted about the scrutiny that Jordan has gotten from being on the show and his relationship with NFL-star brother Aaron . On a special bonus edition of Some Like It Pop: Managing Editor Samantha Vincenty and Associate Editor Ali Szubiak break down the all-important "hometown visits" episode of The Bachelorette , aka the most important televised dating event of AT least the last ... [Full Article...]

Pogba is not Manchester United's only target

I am not going to try to make you naive and believe that we are not trying for one player. The reported deal for Pogba would see him break the world transfer record, while an estimated wage of £220,000-a-week after tax would make him the highest player in the Premier League and the third best paid in the world. [Full Article...]


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