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Wallasey MP Angela Eagle drops out of Labour leadership race

Wallasey MP Angela Eagle drops out of Labour leadership race

The Labour leader is facing a challenge from former shadow work and pensions secretary Owen Smith in an all-male contest, after Angela Eagle withdrew her candidacy on Tuesday. However, vice chair of the Wallasey CLP Paul Dabies said: "No one from the Labour Party has ever raised any allegation with Wallasey CLP". Angela Eagle has dropped out of the Labour leadership contest.


US Basketball team opens camp in Las Vegas with new faces

US Basketball team opens camp in Las Vegas with new faces

So, as O'Connor notes later, Westbrook is in control of the situation. He's confident that the Warriors will be able to seamlessly assimilate Kevin Durant into the mix. Bleacher Report noted that the previous season was the only time that Griffin did not get in the All-Star Team. But the lure of Oklahoma City could be hard.



Zidane rules out pursuit of United target Pogba

Zinedine Zidane admits to liking Paul Pogba but feels it's hard to improve on the squad Real Madrid already have. Man United made the initial offer in a meeting between the club's vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, Pogba's agent Mino Raiola, and Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta.



Woodward misses China trip as United eye record Pogba deal

Juventus have rejected United's opening offer, thought to be in the region of £86million, but their resolve is to be severely tested in the coming days. Would you like to see Pogba return to United? I'm not gambler but I know which corner I'd stand in. Manchester United asked about Leonardo Bonucci during recent Paul Pogba discussions.


Russian Federation names Olympic squad

Russian Federation names Olympic squad

Following an emergency conference on Tuesday, the IOC's executive board said it would study the "legal options" regarding a prospective Russian Federation suspension. "These boycotts just lead to a breakup of the Olympic movement", he told the AP. The report, commissioned by WADA and compiled by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren , on Monday revealed evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian sports men and women and extensive cover-ups, particularly in the 2014 Winter ...