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LSU coach Miles visits with police in wake of shootings

Obama telephoned the families of the Baton Rouge officers on Monday to offer his and the first lady's condolences. Earlier this month, Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man who sold CDs outside a convenience store in the city, was shot to death by officers of the Baton Rouge Police Department, triggering widespread protests against the perceived institutionalized racism that exists within law enforcement agencies in the country.


Gougeard leads early in Tour de France mountain time trial

Gougeard leads early in Tour de France mountain time trial

I did the best I could. Froome looked more comfortable than ever in this Tour or perhaps in any of the Tours he raced, including the victorious 2013 and 2015 editions. "I really want to be on the podium so [they are] the moves you have to pull". Despite being a specialist in mountain stages, Quintana surrendered to the defending champion in the first Alpine leg of this year's Tour - won by Russian all-rounder Ilnur Zakarin on Wednesday .



Judo federation backs Russia for Rio, hits out at Cold War

That is likely to happen before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) executive board discusses on Sunday whether to impose a blanket ban on all Russian teams from the Olympics, which begin next month. The latter organization oversees Olympic track and field competitions, and in 2015 suspended Russian athletes competing in the sport from worldwide competition.



Jose Mourinho expecting tough Borussia Dortmund test

And like millions of football fans across the globe, the Spain global is looking forward to the Manchester United and City bosses going head to head once again this season. "That's why I think every player has a price because if one day a player wants to leave it is because he does not want to be with us". "With Jose leaving Chelsea and now coming back into the Premier League with United, for me it is a great move".



Erik Jones looking for a 'pretty special' NASCAR Xfinity race at Indianapolis

Las Vegas knows the strength of the Team Penske Ford's and placed them at +650 to be victorious. Stewart went on to win three Nascar championships, two Brickyard 400 wins as a driver , and one more as an owner. "It's a big weekend, obviously", Stewart said. Jimmie Johnson: He's won four time at Indianapolis in the last decade with a second place finish in 2013 thrown in for good measure.



Russian Federation state-sponsored doping across majority of Olympic sports, claims report

Russian track-and-field athletes had already been banned from this summer's Olympics for using performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension was upheld following an IAAF Council meeting in June, though a rule amendment means that Russians may still be able to compete at the Rio Olympic Games and other worldwide competitions as "neutral" athletes.