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Julen Lopetegui takes reins of Spanish national team

Julen Lopetegui takes reins of Spanish national team

Spain have confirmed the appointment of Julen Lopetegui as Vicente del Bosque's successor. This post was syndicated from The Nation Nigeria. In a two-line statement, the federation said Lopetegui will be officially presented later Thursday.



Beckham backs Mourinho to recapture glory days at United

British media reported that the club's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward pulled out of the club's preseason China tour to meet Pogba's agent Mino Raiola amid talk of a five-year deal. "We are calm, we know the profile of player we want. We have three faces to fill the profile and I am really confident Mr [Ed] Woodward and the owners will get the player I want to have the good balance".



Manchester United Agree For World Record Paul Pogba Fee

According to L'Equipe, the Bianconeri's asking price of €120m has since been met by the English giants, who are desperate to land the star midfielder as they seek their first Premier League title since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.



Henrik Stenson outshines Phil Mickelson to win British Open

His 20-under par matched Jason Day's record for lowest under par at last year's PGA Championship. Indeed, from a scoring standpoint, he was the best ever in a major championship. Despite windy and rainy conditions throughout the day Friday, Mickelson carded a two-under 69 and maintained a one-stroke lead over Sweden's Henrik Stenson heading into today's third round action.



North Korea launches ballistic missiles, South Korea says

The North Korean drill was conducted "under the simulated conditions of making preemptive strikes " on the regions of South Korea where THAAD is located, state-run KCNA said. He later "expressed great satisfaction over the successful drill", it said. North Korea's official news agency reported that the exercise, which successfully tested the simulated detonation of nuclear warheads mounted on the missiles was supervised by Kim Jong Un himself.


NZOC backs athletes calling for Russian Federation ban

NZOC backs athletes calling for Russian Federation ban

On Monday, an independent commission led by Canadian law professor Richard McLaren presented a report , accusing Russian Federation of having run a state-sponsored doping program. And the IOC said it would not give backing to any worldwide sports events in Russian Federation. The IOC said it would not back any worldwide events in Russian Federation because of the scandal but had to put back a decision on whether to bar Russian Federation from the Rio Games.