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Putin Says Absence Of Russian Stars Damages Rio Games

Pic: AFPMOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the absence of some Russian stars at the Rio Games would hit the quality of the competition.

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Shilton No Longer Views Hart As England's No 1

Pic: ReutersCOVENTRY, ENGLAND: Joe Hart's below-par performances at Euro 2016 mean he should no longer be considered an automatic choice as England's number one goalkeeper, according to former international great Peter Shilton.

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IAAF To Russia: Rio Athletics Ban Will Stand - Agencies

Pic: ReutersRussian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has received a reply from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), saying the exclusion of Russian track-and-field athletes from the Rio Olympics cannot be reversed, Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.

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Technical Head James Allison Leaves Ferrari

Pic: ReutersHOCKENHEIM, GERMANY: Ferrari have split with technical director James Allison in a mutual decision, the Formula One team announced on Wednesday, in a move which could deal a big blow to their title ambitions.

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Kante A Welcome Selection Headache For Chelsea Manager Conte

Pic: ReutersThe arrival of French midfielder N'Golo Kante during the close season has given new Chelsea manager Antonio Conte a welcome selection headache in midfield.

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Gonzalo Higuain, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale: Most Expensive XI Ever

Gonzalo Higuain has completed his big-money move from Napoli to Juventus.

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Women’s British Open Set For Latest Ko-Henderson Battle

WOBURN: Lydia Ko and Brooke Henderson – ranked number one and two in the world – are two teenagers enjoying the time of their lives in women’s golf ahead of the Women’s British Open on Thursday.

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Brazil Football Star Neymar Defends His Party Boy Lifestyle

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazilian football star Neymar is a party boy and he’s not going to apologize for it.

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Roger Federer To Miss Rio 2016 Olympics And Rest Of Season With Knee Injury

Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will miss the Olympics and the rest of the season with a knee injury.

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Paul Pogba’s Manchester United Medical Reportedly Cancelled By Agent Mino Raiola

EUROPEAN super-agent Mino Raiola has cancelled Paul Pogba’s medical with English Premier League giants Manchester United medical, according to reports in Spain.

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