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International Olympic Committee studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

International Olympic Committee studying 'legal options' on Russian ban

The IOC has also said it could let individual global sports federations decide on whether to ban Russians from their events in Rio, just as the IAAF has done by ruling track and field athletes from the games. The IOC also appeared to raise other approaches to a ban, calling on global sporting federations to immediately open inquiries into Russian athletes and officials from their sports and if necessary to impose "sanctions".



Bridgeport PD on alert after Baton Rouge, Dallas shootings

The gunman's " movements, his direction, his attention was on police officers ", state police Col. Mike Edmonson said. In the letter , Obama said "we will get through this hard time together". After the ambush of police officers in Baton Rouge, President Barack Obama gave full-throated support to America's police officers. Gerald had been serving for less than a year and, like Jackson, was assigned to the uniform patrol bureau, according to the department.


Serena wins Wimbledon, matches Graf's 22 grand slam titles

Serena wins Wimbledon, matches Graf's 22 grand slam titles

You just get to the final and try to win.”. For Venus it was a consolation after she lost to Kerber in Thursday's singles semi-finals. Williams, who already has more than US$77 million in career earnings, pockets 2 million pounds for Saturday's win (US$2.59 million).



Motor sports: Patient Matt Kenseth comes away with Sprint Cup victory

It nearly seemed like a repeat scenario for Kenseth. Matt Kenseth claimed his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the 2016 season on Sunday with a victory in the New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Johnson led the first lap after starting on the pole before Busch took the top spot. Stewart's vehicle improved throughout the race. He snapped an 84-race losing streak last month at Sonoma and was fifth last week at Kentucky Speedway.



Jack Nicklaus says Henrik Stenson vs. Phil Mickelson better than 1977 'Duel'

Our final round was really good, but theirs was even better. I was certainly thinking about that. It was one of the Golden Bear's record 19 runner-up finishes in the majors. "What a great match today". "I played what I feel was well enough to win this championship by a number of strokes and yet I got beat by three strokes".



Lil B Pens Open Letter Welcoming Kevin Durant To Golden State Warriors

Olympic team on Monday at UNLV. With KD on the roster, it's championship-or-bust for the Dubs. "Nah, it's sports", Durant said, via The Oklahoman . "It's two guys. They got a voice in our game and a lot of people thought the same way but don't have a voice". And in a contract year, the "Fashion Brodie", will be doing all that he can to perform at a high level.