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Boston Celtics trade rumors 2016: Team targets 76ers' Jahlil Okafor?

The C's are also retaining restricted free agent Tyler Zeller , who will get a two-year contract at $8 million per season, with the latter year at the team's option. Boston shipped Green to Minnesota as part of the 2007 trade for Kevin Garnett, and Green has since played for Houston, Dallas, the Los Angels Lakers, Indiana, Phoenix and, most recently, the Miami Heat . [Full Article...]

Volleyball body wants names of 10 Russians mentioned in WADA report

The revelation - the biggest case of cheating ever uncovered in competitive sport - has left the country facing disciplinary action, a ban from its sports minister at the Rio games, and the International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) refusing to back any sports events in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

IOC Postpones Decision On Russia's Participation In Rio Games

Timeline of Russian doping and corruption scandals after the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it will study "legal options" before deciding whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games over its state-run doping programme. International Olympic Committee leaders said they would consider a decision due on Thursday from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on a previously imposed ban... [Full Article...]

Is Usain Bolt going to be in the 2016 Rio Olympics?

The previous 100m hurdles record had been owned by Bulgaria's Yordanka Donkova, who set it in 1988. "I just ran my best and look what happened". "I'm not fully in shape, I need more work, but I will be fine". "And I wanted to come out here and do what I know what I could have done [in Rio]". "I was coming out here with just vengeance to show these girls what I have". [Full Article...]

Dick Pound fears International Olympic Committee reluctant to ban entire Russian Federation team from Olympics

Sebastian Coe is elected to succeed Diack as IAAF president later that same month. Diack also charged with money laundering and conspiracy. The IOC is examining the legal options of a blanket ban following a report by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren that accused Russia's sports ministry of overseeing doping of the country's Olympic athletes. [Full Article...]

'Vive la France': Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

'Vive la France': Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech The peloton laps a circuit around Paris and the Arc de Triomphe at a gentle pace, with a kind of non-agreession pact in force; there are no breakaway groups, and until the final lap, no sprints either. Earlier in the stage, however, the Team Sky riders had seemed to favor beer - and Belgian Leffe beer, at that - for their in-saddle refreshments. Pole Rafal Majka won the polka dot jersey for th... [Full Article...]

England boss Sam Allardyce convinced the time is right for him

He chose to leave Robbie Stockdale and Paul Bracewell in charge of team affairs, looking on from the stands instead, but posed for pictures before kick-off, and waved when invited by a travelling contingent of over 2,000 as they chanted "David Moyes" red and white army'. [Full Article...]

Five to appear in Paris court in connection with Nice attack

Five to appear in Paris court in connection with Nice attack Prosecutor Francois Molins, who oversees terrorism investigations, said Monday that slain attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel had clearly plotted out the Bastille Day attack, with reconnaissance visits to the beachfront where he plowed down revelers on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Froome seals Tour great status with third title

Froome seals Tour great status with third title It might have been Froome's Tour but Peter Sagan was also a shining light. Majka is celebrating his second win in the Tour de France mountains classification. Yates not only won the race for the best rider under the age of 25, he also finished fourth overall in only his second Tour. In a stage that looked promising for sprinters, Froome's tactical nous was on display on the road to Montpellier,... [Full Article...]

Froome extends lead on somber Tour day

Chris Froome managed to keep hold of the yellow jersey yesterday after his bike was broken in a freakish crash at the wild conclusion to the 12th stage of the Tour de France. While Dumoulin agrees he'll go into that test as the big favourite - "I think I can not deny that after today" - he knows it's a different sort of challenge to what he faced today. [Full Article...]

Fans rejoice as Pokemon is finally Go in Japan

Fans rejoice as Pokemon is finally Go in Japan Officials argued that the ban is to preserve the "solemn" atmosphere of the sanctuary and ensure the safety of its six million annual visitors, EFE news reported. The details of the deal have yet to be disclosed, but McDonald's said that about 400 stores in the country are designated as "gyms" where players can battle on their smartphones. [Full Article...]

Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration

Attack on Nice: French PM Valls booed at commemoration Italy says five of the 84 dead in the Nice truck attack were Italians, including two couples celebrating a recent retirement. Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve told RTL that authorities hadn't found any definitive links between ISIS and Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the 31-year-old Tunisian behind the attack. [Full Article...]

Rooney will be important player at Man United, says Mourinho

Gonzalo Castro scored twice and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ousmane Dembele were also on target as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Manchester United 4-1 in the International Champions Cup. It was too obvious. Having emphasised the point that the Bundesliga outfit are far ahead in their pre-season preparations, it was only natural that his side struggled to keep up with the intensity and pace of t... [Full Article...]

England on top at Old Trafford

Wahab had no-ball troubles towards the end of the day and at one stage he overstepped the front line three times in an over. Earlier Cook saw Misbah-ul-Haq call incorrectly at the toss, and, knowing that England had not lost in 12 home Tests since 2014 when winning the toss and batting first, gleefully chose to send Pakistan into the field. [Full Article...]

Decision on Russia's Olympics fate imminent, says ROC president

The World Anti-Doping Agency tasked McLaren with investigating the allegations and he uncovered a wider system of doping of Russian athletes and subversion of anti-doping rules that reached the highest levels of Russian sport. "But prior to making the final decision on the officials' in question, we are asking WADA to provide a more detailed and objective information". The stunt is based on ... [Full Article...]

Dennis Green dies; former 49ers, Stanford coach

It's easy to condense him down to one rant , but Dennis Green broke boundaries on the field in terms of success with teams not meant to succeed and off the field in terms of race. "I hadn't seen Denny in years, but I find myself quoting him: 'Plan your work and work your plan.' He taught me a lot". Green spent 17 years as a coach in the NFL . [Full Article...]

Olympics: IOC to urgently pursue Russian doping before Rio Games

But Bach has frequently spoken about the fine line between "collective responsibility and individual justice". — Called on all worldwide winter sports federations to “freeze” their plans for holding major events in Russia , including world championships and World Cups, and seek alternative venues in other countries. [Full Article...]

The UFC Now Has Its First-Ever Openly Gay Champion

The UFC Now Has Its First-Ever Openly Gay Champion Brock Lesnar says in a post-fight press conference that he is open to getting back to the Octagon again after his upcoming fight with Randy Orton in the WWE and its other storylines. During the fight, Lesnar kept his distance, while striking and shooting in for takedowns. Tate's second attempt for a takedown was met by a knee to the face from Nunes , who then proceeded with more strikes... [Full Article...]

Trump Is Still Talking About the Cruz JFK Conspiracy Theory

Trump Is Still Talking About the Cruz JFK Conspiracy Theory Trump also said Friday that Ted Cruz never verified that that the photo didn't depict his father. "We're are focusing on that, obviously all in the context of winning in November, and getting Donald Trump elected", Ken Cuccinelli said. [Full Article...]

Liverpool seal big-money deal for Dutch forward Wijnaldum

The 25-year-old midfielder impressed in his debut Premier League campaign despite Newcastle suffering relegation at the end of the season. Liverpool , set to embark on a pre-season tour of the United States of America, are yet to lodge a formal bid for Wijnaldum, who is keen to move to Anfield. [Full Article...]


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