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David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury David Rudisha out of World Athletics Championships with injury
- August 01, 2017

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has prohibited Russian athletes from singing their country's national anthem at London's official hotels for the 2017 World Championships in Athletics, the Neutral Athletes Regulations, which TASS has at its disposal, say. (more...)
Los Angeles Officially Gets 2028 Olympics, Paris To Host 2024 Games Los Angeles Officially Gets 2028 Olympics, Paris To Host 2024 Games
- August 01, 2017

Since April, officials from the LA and Paris bid teams have been in negotiations with International Olympic Committee representatives in an effort to settle on a "tripartite agreement" that would dictate which city goes first, with LA officials seeking certain financial concessions for stepping aside and waiting until 2028. (more...)
Arsene Wenger: Reiss Nelson not fazed by playing for Arsenal Arsene Wenger: Reiss Nelson not fazed by playing for Arsenal
- August 01, 2017

Iwobi came off the bench in the 78th minute in place of Mohamed Elneny who had been deployed in the central defence. With the Community Shield just one week away, the team looked fit and unsafe. Arsenal won't sign a holding midfielder in the summer transfer window, according to Stewart Robson. Wenger again experimented with the positional switch and Sevilla nearly took advantage of Elneny's lack of experience in his new role when Ever Banega clipped a pass beyond the Egyptian to put ... (more...)
Baseball Legend Pete Rose Being Accused of Heinous Crime Baseball Legend Pete Rose Being Accused of Heinous Crime
- August 01, 2017

The statement is part of a motion, according to the report, filed Monday in John Dowd's defense against Pete Rose's defamation lawsuit . In a filing submitted by Dowd's lawyers in 2016 , Rose reportedly acknowledged the relationship with the woman, though he claimed it began in 1975 - the year he was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year - they only had sex in OH and he thought she was 16. (more...)
Nationals acquire Brandon Kintzler from the Twins
- August 01, 2017

Minnesota will receive Minor League left-hander Tyler Watson and global bonus pool money from Washington . Kintzler, 32, is 2-2 with a 2.78 ERA and 28 saves, third best in Major League Baseball, in 32 chances in a breakout season. On Sunday, they traded starting pitcher Jaime Garcia - who had pitched only one game after being acquired from Atlanta - to the New York Yankees for lefthanded pitcher Dietrich Enns and righty Zack Littell. (more...)
Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge provides update Renato Sanches' future Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge provides update Renato Sanches' future
- August 01, 2017

The Portugal worldwide has also been linked with a move to Manchester United or Chelsea, but Joao Mario , who plays with the 19-year-old at global level, has urged the youngster to join Milan, despite the fact he plays for their city rivals. (more...)
Black Women's Equal Pay Day: When Black Women's Pay 'Catches Up' Black Women's Equal Pay Day: When Black Women's Pay 'Catches Up'
- July 31, 2017

Most black women across our country do not have the same support that I did, and so they often don't speak out about what is just, fair and appropriate in the workplace. The pay gap affects women in so many ways - not just in how it's reflected in the paycheck. . A pregnant Serena Williams is lending her voice to workplace issues that reward men at the expense of female counterparts, particularly for African-American women. (more...)
Blue Jays trade Liriano to Astros, Smith to Indians Blue Jays trade Liriano to Astros, Smith to Indians
- July 31, 2017

Fox's Ken Rosenthal first reported the Smith trade, while Cleveland.com's Paul Hoynes reported the players involved in the deal. Liriano has been viewed as a rental pitcher, as his contract will expire at season's end. Stay tuned to our MLB Trade Tracker for all your Blue Jays trade news as it happens. Liriano has remained rather effective against left-handed hitters this year, which could provide a hint of how Houston would deploy him out of the bullpen. (more...)
Lewis Hamilton insists summer break has come at a good time Lewis Hamilton insists summer break has come at a good time
- July 31, 2017

Hamilton slowed right at the end to allow Bottas back into third position after the Finn had let him by earlier in the race so he could chase down the Ferraris ahead, with eventual victor Sebastian Vettel struggling with a steering issue. (more...)
Iverson no-shows Big3 games in Dallas, league investigating Iverson no-shows Big3 games in Dallas, league investigating
- July 31, 2017

The league says it will make a statement once it has gathered all the facts surrounding Iverson's absence . Iverson does what he wants and everybody around him just kind of has to deal with it, even when he's the biggest name involved. The burgeoning 3-on-3 league issued a statement in which it said it was investigating Iverson's absence, which was unexplained and unexpected ( more on that here ). (more...)
Los Angeles To Host 2028 Summer Olympics, Paris To Host 2024 Olympics Los Angeles To Host 2028 Summer Olympics, Paris To Host 2024 Olympics
- July 31, 2017

On Monday, David Wharton of the Los Angeles Times reported International Olympic Committee made a decision to give both "strong candidates" a chance to host the Olympics, and Paris officials showed more resistance about waiting the additional four years. (more...)
Phil Jones banned as Uefa confirm anti-doping charge for Man Utd Phil Jones banned as Uefa confirm anti-doping charge for Man Utd
- July 31, 2017

He believed this was permitted, as it is in other competitions. It is understood that former the Blackburn defender, who moved to Old Trafford for £16m in 2011, will appeal UEFA's decision after the defender reportedly used verbal abuse against the doping office after the England worldwide was taken away while the squad posed for a picture in support of the recent Manchester attacks. (more...)
McIlroy splits with caddie Fitzgerald McIlroy splits with caddie Fitzgerald
- July 31, 2017

But the Northern Irishman appeared to have bounced back at The Open at Royal Birkdale earlier this month, recovering from a nightmarish four bogies in the first five holes to finish -5 on Sunday afternoon, good enough for fourth place. "You either hit a club that stays short of all those bunkers or you take a club that at least only brings the traps up at 300 into play and I did neither", he said. (more...)
Boston Red Sox acquire reliever Addison Reed for three prospects Boston Red Sox acquire reliever Addison Reed for three prospects
- July 31, 2017

The Red Sox will send right-handed pitching prospect Jamie Callahan , right-handed pitching prospect Stephen Nogosek , and right-handed pitching prospect Gerson Bautista to the Mets . Nogosek was a sixth-round draft pick out of OR in 2016. The trade for Carson Smith wasn't an overpay, but Smith has only pitched two and two-thirds innings for the team, and that was last season before he underwent Tommy John surgery. (more...)
Ticket sales for Mayweather vs. McGregor off to slow start Ticket sales for Mayweather vs. McGregor off to slow start
- July 31, 2017

In his time away from the division, Conor McGregor has rose from an unknown Irishman to the most famous combat sports star in the world. Considered an unprecedented event in the history of boxing by Showtime Sports honcho Stephen Espinoza, the upcoming match is expected to draw more spectators than the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, which now holds a record of 4.4 million pay-per-view purchases. (more...)
Armed men loot bank in Jammu-Kashmir Armed men loot bank in Jammu-Kashmir
- July 31, 2017

A police spokesman said that initial investigation has indicated that the terrorists are in the custody of the Hizbul Mujahideen in a bank robbery. Witnesses said that burqa clad armed men looted the bank on the gunpoint. Police reached the bank branch after the loot and search operations are now underway. A spate of bank robberies early this year forced banks to go for cashless banking in south Kashmir. (more...)
Mourinho: It's easier to get me than sign Fellaini Mourinho: It's easier to get me than sign Fellaini
- July 31, 2017

And it hasn't been any different with Jose Mourinho . "It's not important for me but it's important for him, for his confidence and self-esteem". The 29-year-old has less than year left on his current contract and the imminent arrival of Nemanja Matic is set to force the former Everton star out. (more...)
Neymar heads to Qatar to seal PSG move
- July 31, 2017

Neymar is supposedly ready to leave Barcelona because he wants to become the face of PSG . The Spanish International even said that he had exchanged shirts with Neymar after the match in which Barcelona defeated Spanish champions Real Madrid 3-2 and hoped that it was the last one he wore for the side under Ernesto Valverde . (more...)
JD Martinez Watch: Slugger Hits a Grand Slam Thursday JD Martinez Watch: Slugger Hits a Grand Slam Thursday
- July 31, 2017

In his six games played since joining Arizona, Martinez has gone just 5-for-20 but has produced four home runs and 11 RBI. "I've told you guys all along that I'm not going anywhere", he said. "He's one of the guys we turn to for leadership". NOTES: St. Louis LF Tommy Pham didn't start Sunday for the first time since the All-Star break. By now, if you're an Arizona Diamondback fan, you're doing handstands about the recent acquisition of J.D. (more...)
Astros' George Springer placed on 10-day DL Astros' George Springer placed on 10-day DL
- July 31, 2017

Iglesias had two RBI doubles as the Tigers rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Houston Astros 5-3 yesterday. Francis Martes (3-1) relieved starter Collin McHugh to begin the seventh for Houston , hit Nicholas Castellanos with a pitch and then gave up a single to Victor Martinez to put runners at first and third. (more...)
A's to scratch Sonny Gray from start amid trade rumors A's to scratch Sonny Gray from start amid trade rumors
- July 31, 2017

According to the New York Post , talks between the Yankees and A's appear to be at a standstill as Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is unwilling to part ways with elite prospects Gleyber Torres and Clint Frazier . With that, there is the possibility that Gray has pitched his last game in an Athletics uniform. NY has been down a legitimate arm since losing right-hander Michael Pineda to a season-ending elbow injury earlier this month. (more...)
South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test South Africa 18-1 against England in 3rd Test
- July 31, 2017

Amla having gone for five and with South Africa 47-2, the signs were ominous as De Kock entered the scene. That was until Toby Roland-Jones, who dismissed Amla in the first innings, bowled a ball in the lauded corridor of uncertainty which Amla went to defend, then tried to leave. (more...)
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo due in court on tax evasion charges Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo due in court on tax evasion charges
- July 31, 2017

The four-time Ballon d'Or victor is alleged to have created a "business structure" in 2010 to hide his earnings, a charge also strenuously denied by his management company Gestifute. Ronaldo is a keen Instagram user and last month he took to the site to show off a picture of himself cradling his twins. Argentina's Lionel Messi , who plays for Barcelona, was handed a 21-month prison sentence after being found guilty of the same charge past year. (more...)
Dani Alves leads PSG to French Super Cup win vs. Monaco Dani Alves leads PSG to French Super Cup win vs. Monaco
- July 31, 2017

To be honest, even if I looked at him weird they'd sell me. Barca head coach Ernesto Valverde, who succeeded Luis Enrique this summer, is keen to keep hold of Neymar , tried to downplay that the Real match could have been his last game in a Barcelona shirt. (more...)
Ernesto Valverde Says Barcelona Are Counting On Neymar Ernesto Valverde Says Barcelona Are Counting On Neymar
- July 31, 2017

Because although not too much can be drawn from a pre-season fixture, this Clasico followed the pattern of last season's two meetings between Barcelona and Real Madrid . Fellow Brazil worldwide Marquinhos insisted that the PSG squad are still in the dark about Neymar's future but acknowledged the need for players of the Brazilian's quality in the future. (more...)