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Pep Guardiola: This Is How I'll Treat Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has insisted that he has no problem with Pep Guardiola as his Manchester United side prepare to face Manchester City as part of their pre-season preparations on Monday. "I am sure we will return to the Bird's Nest in the future to give them the chance to see the team in action". "Manchester City have all of their players". [Full Article...]

Two Russian pentathletes banned from Rio Olympics

Two Russian pentathletes banned from Rio Olympics Russia's entire track and field team has been banned from the Rio Olympics. The report from WADA's Commission stated in particular that the commission's investigation registered a total of 643 cases of Disappearing Positive Test Results in Russian Federation between 2012 and 2015 involving athletes from 30 sports. [Full Article...]

Nintendo loses billions in value over Pokemon Go

Monday was the first trading day following the letter, and Nintendo stock fell 17.7 percent in Tokyo, which was the company's biggest fall since 1990, according to Bloomberg . The next potential catalyst, the expansion of Pokemon Go to China, remains an uncertainty. That never happened. But we did learn some interesting things about the future of Pokemon Go , the most important of which ... [Full Article...]

Froome's Joy Overshadowed By Nice Attack

Froome's Joy Overshadowed By Nice Attack Before the stage, the advertising caravan drove the route as they usually do, throwing freebies to the crowd, but without the usual fanfare of music and celebration. Last year the 31-year-old collected the yellow jersey on stage seven and never relinquished it. Later, Froome and Dumoulin spoke with outward emotion. [Full Article...]

Doping whistleblower rips IOC over Rio ban

WADA and 14 national anti-doping organizations had urged the International Olympic Committee to impose a blanket ban in the wake of the damning McLaren report that found evidence of state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. [Full Article...]

Manchester derby cancelled in Beijing

Pep Guardiola's squad got their first action so far this summer in Germany last Wednesday when Manchester City fell 1-0 to Bayern Munich. "City against United for me is at Old Trafford or at the Etihad or even the cup final at Wembley", Mourinho said . [Full Article...]

Wasserman Schultz Won't Open Democratic Convention, Booed By Floridians

The move came after the publication last week of some 19,000 hacked emails, some of which suggested the DNC was favoring Clinton during the primary season. "I look forward to serving as a surrogate for her campaign in Florida and across the country to ensure her victory". "While she deserves thanks for her years of service, the party now needs new leadership that will open the doors of the party... [Full Article...]

Olympics: IOC 'very reluctant' to ban Russia, Pound says

German broadcaster ARD airs documentary alleging systematic doping in Russian athletics. "If the report reveals violations of the FIFA Code of Ethics, the investigatory chamber will take appropriate measures and inform accordingly", a spokesman said. [Full Article...]

USA routs China 106-57 in pre-Olympic exhibition game

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night. Like I said: boo him. His soon-to-be Warriors teammate, Klay Thompson, added 17. scooped up a loose ball and led a fast break. It was a well-rounded performance by Team USA as six players scored in double figures. But even with four of the current five All-NBA First ... [Full Article...]

Manchester Derby Abandoned in Beijing Due To Bad Weather

Flooding in Beijing has accentuated the problems and forced both teams to train away from the stadium on the eve of the game. "The organizers and both clubs regret that the game could not go on as scheduled and we would like to express our honest apology for the fans who have been paying close attention on the game", the organizers said in a press release. [Full Article...]

Pakistan limps to 119-8 in 2nd test against England

England opted against enforcing the follow-on and stretched their advantage to a mighty 489 by reaching 98 for one, either side of three interruptions for showers during a gloomy evening in Manchester . Four overs into the day's play, James Anderson (1-27) had Shan Masood (39) caught in the slip cordon. After Bairstow fell, England declared having set the total of 8/589 for Pakistan to ... [Full Article...]

Read what Mourinho said about Guardiola as both Manchester team meets

Jose Mourinho has criticised pitch conditions amid chaotic scenes in Beijing ahead of Monday's International Champions Cup clash against Manchester City . "We know the conditions, but we have to play". Manchester City still have another Champions Cup friendly to be played in China before heading back home. [Full Article...]

Georginio Wijnaldum: My old boss Rafa Benitez pushed me towards Liverpool

Georginio Wijnaldum: My old boss Rafa Benitez pushed me towards Liverpool Klopp is over the moon that Wijnaldum chose to join Liverpool , as he knew how hard Tottenham were pushing to land the midfielder and was equally aware of the lure to work with his compatriot Ronald Koeman at Everton . "In that conversation he made me feel really good", Wijnaldum told the Liverpool Echo . "He has already shown some really good moments in his career but the most exciting and... [Full Article...]

Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled

Manchester United's pre-season friendly against Manchester City at the Bird's Nest Stadium in Beijing has been cancelled in a joint decision by International Champions Cup organisers and both clubs. But a decision was made at 2.30pm local time (7.30am United Kingdom time) to call off the game, with both clubs in agreement it should not go ahead. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation ran a state-sponsored doping program at the Olympics, report confirms

The review found the cover-up started in 2010 after Russia's "abysmal" results at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. McLaren said allegations made by Moscow's former anti-doping lab director about sample switching at the Sochi Olympics went much as described in a New York Times expose story in May. [Full Article...]

There's more Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go

Nintendo Co. said its financial gains from the popularity of Pokemon Go will be limited due to complexity of its accounting scheme. While Nintendo is a major investor in Pokemon GO creator Niantic Inc., it is only a partial owner of Pokemon GO . [Full Article...]

Russian canoeists hit with Rio ban

But the ITF said as early as Sunday that eight Russian players qualified for Rio can play there because they "have been subject to a rigorous anti-doping testing programme outside Russia", and "meet the relevant requirement of today's decision of the IOC Executive Board". [Full Article...]

Kevin Durant, Draymond Green booed by crowd at US-China game

Kevin Durant, Draymond Green booed by crowd at US-China game At the helm of the United States squad is Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski , his third time doing so, along with a string of assistant coaches, like Syracuse Orange head coach Jim Boeheim, current Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Tom Thibodeau , and former Oklahoma City Thunder associate head coach Monty Williams. [Full Article...]

Different Breeds Of Convention Democrats Ask: Whose Party Is This, Anyway?

Different Breeds Of Convention Democrats Ask: Whose Party Is This, Anyway? We need to do what we did eight years ago and four years ago. Sanders told the crowd, "This election must be about bringing our people together, not dividing us up". In a speech to his delegates on Monday afternoon, Senator Sanders did not mention the Wiki leaks email controversy directly, but did express satisfaction at the resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, to cheers from the c... [Full Article...]

MLB Rumors: Rangers hesitant to trade for Phillies' Vince Velasquez?

Of course the price is high. There have been some growing pains with the 24-year-old right-hander, but he has proven to be a potential rotation piece moving forward. On the other hand, the price is going to be steep.the Phillies are likely going to be asking for the same players they wanted (and didn't get) in the Cole Hamels trade a year ago, namely one of Nomar Mazara, Joey Gallo or Lewis B... [Full Article...]


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