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International Olympic Committee decision on Russian Federation to come within seven days

CAS' decision could allow other worldwide federations or the IOC to take the same approach of banning the Russians in a sport or as a country but creating exc...


Walker sets first-round PGA pace with 65, Stenson two back

It was the first time since the third round of this year's Masters that McIlroy failed to record a single birdie in 18 holes. The featured group of the mornin...


Russian Federation given Olympic judo clearance

The report linked both to the so-called "Disappearing Positive Methodology", meaning their positive drug tests at a Moscow laboratory in 2014 were never reporte...


We have to be positive and ruthless, says Ishant Sharma

Pacemen Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav did the damage in the first innings with four wickets each, before Ashwin took over on Sunday. "It is important to bowl...


NK Domzale 2-1 West Ham United

We wanted to buy quality players and I'm sure that we've got them. "We better play well on Thursday". The 17-year-old and England won all three of their group...


MLS: Seattle Sounders part ways with coach Sigi Schmid

Schmid can't take the blame for this season alone because he's ultimately not the one who assembles the squad. The final straw for the Sounders came on Sunday...


Guardiola: Nasri yet to play in pre-season because of weight

Guardiola , who started a fairly young team in the first half, brought on a few big guns - including Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero and David Silva - for the second ...


Yankees, Cubs close to finalizing Aroldis Chapman trade

The teams announced the trade Monday, saying that Chapman is expected to join the National League-leading Cubs for their game Tuesday against the crosstown riva...


Renowned jockey JT McNamara has died aged 41

He was a real family man. He is survived by his wife Caroline and three children. Now former Grand National winners, racing trainers and fans have flooded T...


One Direction Reunion: Simon Cowell Implies Not Everyone Is "Loyal"

Simon's confession comes after he hinted that he was unhappy with Liam's move during an interview with thesun.co.uk by failing to mention the pop star when p...


Napoli's Higuain Joins Juventus For £75m

Only Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale - signed by Real Madrid in 2009 and 2013 respectively - have exceeded Higuain's fee. The Argentine forward becomes the wo...


Rajinikanth's Kabali earns Rs 250 crore on day 1, claims producer

Chennai , the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, buzzed with activity with men plastering life-size posters, depicting Rajinikanth's character in...


Durant booed in LA during Team USA introductions

After posting 19 points in a 106-57 victory over China, Durant had nothing but kind words to say about the Los Angeles crowd. Durant was greeted with a heal...


Russia's depleted Olympic team heads for Rio de Janeiro

All are being held in a maximum security prison for at least 30 days. If Olympic athletes weren't concerned with getting the Zika virus or being mugged, here'...


Eight's just enough for Aussie rowers as they head to Rio

IOC chief Bach says the Olympic body stopped short of a blanket ban to protect clean Russian athletes and safeguard the right to individual justice. Reflectin...


Narsingh to get final chance to prove innocence before NADA panel tomorrow

Narsingh failed a doping test conducted by National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and has consequently lost his bid to represent the nation at Rio Olympics. It's a ...


International Olympic Committee holds off on Russian Federation ban for now

IAAF ethics commission bans for life Balakhnichev and Pape Massata Diack over bribes taken to cover up doping failures by Russian athletes. Zhukov said the m...


Dick Pound says ban Russian Federation from Rio 2016 Olympics

A Russian diplomatic source said Wednesday that the current scandal "came against the backdrop of Washington calling for two years for Russia to be isolated, ...


Russian riders' Rio places hang in the balance

Canadian law professor Richard McLaren releases a 96-page report for WADA which outlines rampant Russian state-run doping at the Sochi Olympics and other ma...


WATCH: Team USA Routs China 106-57 in Exhibition

The victory against overmatched opponents was impressive, but Krzyzewski liked it more for the composed, cohesive manner in which the new teammates worked toget...


Pending US home sales improved slightly in June

June pending home sales came in well below expectations, as economists surveyed by MarketWatch forecast a strong 1.3% gain last month. "Until inventory condit...


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

But the enormity of Russian Federation - both athletically and politically - seems to be giving the International Olympic Committee pause, and it's delayed any ...


Jets and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally strike a deal

No one knows if or when Fitzpatrick will re-sign with NY. They tried to squeeze him into taking a three-year deal for backup money, but Fitzpatrick - despite ha...


At least 105 Russian athletes banned from Rio Games so far

The mission of the IOC is to promote Olympism and to lead the Olympic Movement. In a statement released after the IOC's decision to not ban the entire Russian...


Who's Not Making Much Off of Pokemon Go: Nintendo

Last week, on July 22, Nintendo released a statement to investors reminding them that Nintendo wasn't the only one making money from the app. Read...


National Football League 2016 Preseason: Browns gets Gordon back; could help team on offense

Gordon reported to camp Tuesday when the quad injury was revealed during a physical. Those discussions were likely about the expec... Gordon will be suspended...


Durant leads way as US routs China by 49

One team that'll be playing in the Olympics that has shot well lately is Serbia, which in four Olympic qualifying games earlier in July, shot 54.6 percent fro...


U.S. pending home sales miss expectations in June

Housing inventory was nearly 6 percent lower at the end of June compared to one year ago, and home prices, while easing up slightly, are still rising at a faste...


Global federations rule - one by one - on Russian Olympic athletes

The legal framework for global sports has been put to the test in the worldwide Olympic Committee's ruling on Russia's eligibility for the 2016 Olympic Games, w...


Cook hails `world-class` Root post series-levelling win

Former pacer Shoaib Akhtar was disappointed by both the batting and bowling; he felt the team should have been ready considering the Men In Green had come to E...


Debbie Wasserman Schultz booed, jeered at delegate meeting

Wasserman Schultz, who is from the Broward County city of Weston, has been a fixture in state Democratic politics for more than two decades and became chairwoma...


Huskers punter Foltz is remembered for tenacity, good humor

Most rival coaches who spoke Monday began by offering condolences to both families and both programs. "Devastating to hear that news", Penn State coach James ...


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

Guardiola had commented on their relationship: "We are polite guys". "I just wish there are no problems in the match and everyone goes home without injurie...


Cubs acquire Aroldis Chapman from Yankees in five-player deal

Speculation circulated Monday that one reason why the teams have not announced the trade is because the Cubs are attempting to sign Chapman to a long-term dea...


Staples Center Crowd Boos Kevin Durant During Team USA Game

They are playing at the Warriors' home, Oracle Arena, quite possibly the only National Basketball Association arena where Green and Durant will get a positive r...