Wed07272016

LAST_UPDATEWed, 27 Jul 2016 11am

José Mourinho: ‘Ibrahimovic’s Motivation Is High And His Body Is Amazing’

José Mourinho was in relaxed mood as he gave his first in-depth interview as the Manchester United manager at the team hotel in Shanghai. The club is on its pre-season tour of China but he is already targeting United’s 21st top-division title and is clear he wants to continue as manager beyond his three-year contract.

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I Will Rely On Neymar At Olympics - Micale

Miclae wants to be dependant on Neymar.BRAZIL coach Rogerio Micale wants to be dependant on "super motivated" star Neymar at the Rio Olympics.

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Isinbayeva, Shubenkov Set To Miss Rio Olympics After Court Ruling

ISINBAYEVA: This is a blatant political order.MOSCOW: The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday dismissed an appeal against a ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio Olympic Games over state-run doping.

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Sports Court Rejects Russian Appeal Against Olympic Athletics Ban

CAS Secretary General Matthieu Reeb speaks to journalists in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 21, 2016,. — Reuters file picLAUSANNE, Switzerland: Sport’s highest tribunal today rejected Russia’s appeal against a doping ban for its entire athletics team from the Rio Olympics starting in 15 days’ time, drawing swift and angry condemnation from Moscow.

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Chong Wei Heads Rio Men’s Singles Seeding

Chong Wei followed by second seed Chen Long and third seed Lin Dan. — Reuters file picKUALA LUMPUR: World number one and Malaysia’s badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei is the top seed in the men’s singles for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Claim On No Allocation For Khairul Idham Untrue - Khairy

Khairy Jamaluddin said he had instructed the ministry's chief secretary to approve an additional RM100,000 to Khairul Idham Pawi to supplement the previous allocation.PUTRAJAYA: The Youth and Sports Ministry has approved an initial allocation of RM100,000 last year to help Moto3 national rider Khairul Idham Pawi in his career.

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Malaysia Cup: Kedah Collect Full Points As Selangor And Kelantan Share The Spoils After 3-3 Draw

Kelantan's Mohammad Qayyum trying to control the ball from Selangor's R. Gopinathan (left) during the Group B match of the 2016 Malaysia Cup at the Shah Alam Stadium last night.KUALA LUMPUR: Last year's Malaysia Cup losing finalist Kedah scored a convincing 2-0 win over T-Team in a Group A match at the Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium in Kuala Terengganu, last night.

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Khairul Hafiz Misses Out On 100m Final In World Under-20 Athletics Championships

Khairul Hafiz ended the run in eighth position in 10.58 seconds.KUALA LUMPUR: National junior sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan failed to make it to the 100-metre final of the World Under-20 Athletics Championships in Poland early Thursday.

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Olympics: CAS Rejects Russia Appeal, Bars Athletes From Rio

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that The Russian Olympic Committee 'is not entitled to nominate Russian track and field athletes to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.'LAUSANNE: The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday dismissed a Russian appeal against a ban imposed by athletics governing body over state-run doping that rules the country out of the Rio Olympics track and field.

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Hamilton Sweats Over Record Fifth Hungary Victory

Pic: AFPBUDAPEST: Defending champion Lewis Hamilton faces a demanding and sweaty battle with his championship-leading Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg and a potentially-rampant Red Bull team as he seeks a decisive victory at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

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