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IOC seeks legal advice on banning Russia from Rio Olympics

Following the investigation led by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren, WADA has recommended the International Olympic Committee consider taking the...

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Olympic Committee Puts Off Final Decision On Barring Entire Russian Team

The IOC executive held emergency telephone talks after a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) report said there had been state-sanctioned doping at t...

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'It can't end like this': Has Johnny Manziel finally woken up?

Manziel asked forgiveness from fans of Texas A&M, where he won a Heisman Trophy in 2012. Despite the erratic behavior captured throughout, Manzi...

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International Olympic Committee seeking legal advice over complete ban for Russian sportspeople in Rio

First, the International Olympic Committee said, it will "carefully evaluate" the report issued on Monday by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren , ...

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Interview: Reclusive Turkish cleric condemns coup attempt, denies involvement

Ties between the United States and one of its most crucial military allies, Turkey , were rapidly fraying Monday as Washington criticized the w...

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Eflin gets only hit off deGrom, Phillies lose 5-0 to Mets

Howard put Philadelphia in front 1-0 by leading off the second with a 428-foot drive to right-center off Mets starter Logan Verrett. "Today I ...

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Lord's Test: Pakistan beat England by 75 runs

At lunch , England were 90 for three in their second innings, needing a further 193 runs to reach their victory target of 283. The hosts we...

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Orioles' Bundy to make first career start on Sunday

The Orioles are quite familiar with Mike Moore and Jake Odorizzi , but would the Rays trade them, and what really do the Orioles have to offer...

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International Olympic Committee exploring legal options for collective ban of Russian athletes

A day after the McLaren report uncovered widespread doping of Russian athletes during the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, the International Olympic Com...

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OKC Thunder's Russell Westbrook To Reject Los Angeles Lakers Offer?

Clearly, neither side is on the same page but it appears the situation boils down to what Westbrook truly wants to do now that former teammate K...

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England to face Lebanon in 2017 Rugby League World Cup

Although rugby league powerhouses New Zealand, Australia and England will be tipped as the top contenders for the next edition of the World Cup ...

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Weekend surge sees Martin rise to third

Indeed, taking advantage of Nairo Quintana slowing to pick up a water bottle - and perhaps disguising his attack as another manifestation of his...

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Ulis named All-NBA Summer League Second Team

Rumors have been flying around about Ricky Rubio being traded since before the draft, and the Wolves are hoping Jones can show National Basketb...

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WADA calls for complete Russian Federation ban from 2016 Rio Olympics

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has a teleconference on Tuesday to go over options in the wake of a report that uncov...

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Lind's pinch-hit homer in 9th lifts Seattle past White Sox

The three runs were the most the White Sox had scored since July 9. Chicago's closer was spitting mad after the loss, and he knew the blame belo...

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WADA: Ban Russians from Rio Olympics on doping claims

McLaren said Monday he was "supremely confident" of his findings, which found most of Rodchenkov's claims credible, including that a "mouse ho...

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Steve Cummings wins Tour stage while fellow Briton Adam Yates requires stitches

The stage victor, Steve Cummings of Great Britain, had already passed under the arch so was unaffected, as were the other frontrunners, but his...

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Serena Williams: Female players deserve same prize as men

There was some consolation for Venus when she and Serena beat Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova 7-6 (1) 4-6 6-2 to book their ...

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Labour leadership challengers hold talks over unity candidate

She said it is "too early" to talk about the issue and told the show's host "we are not going to do a deal here on your sofa". "We have a wide...

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Griezmann brace puts France in final

With six goals and two assists, there is no doubting that Griezmann has been the most effective player in France this summer. Michel Platini...

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Schalke Want €50m For Manchester City Target Leroy Sane

Sane, 20, has been linked with City for much of the off-season, with City manager Pep Guardiola identifying the Schalke player as a primary targ...

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Nationals top Mets; Strasburg goes to 12-0

Things worsened when center fielder Cespedes exited after three innings due to a strained right quadriceps, while starting pitcher Syndergaard d...

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Nomura drops out of lead at Marathon Classic

She had built a three-shot lead with five holes remaining at the Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania before cracks began to show with bogeys ...

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Russian secret service alleged to be involved in drugs program

Reedie said WADA is working to establish non-binding guidelines that will help the IOC and worldwide sports federations identify exceptions to...

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Apologise or Face Trial, SC Tells Rahul Gandhi on RSS Defamation Case

The Supreme Court today slammed Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for his alleged remarks in which the senior leader had allegedly held the...

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