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Russia's track and field stars angered by Rio Olympics ban

Russia's track and field ban from next month's Rio Olympics, handed down by the IAAF last November, has been upheld following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. In May, US media alleged that dozens of Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi used performance enhancing drugs throughout the Games as part of a "state-run program".



Japan warns on 'Pokemon Go' safety as impatient gamers await launch

McDonald's Japan jumped by 6.7%, but Nintendo fell as much as 15%. However, shares in Pokemon Go creators Nintendo fell by 12.6%. The game was geared for a 20 July launch. Pokemon Go's struggled a tad with server issues since the beginning of its staggered worldwide release two weeks ago - that's perhaps not surprising considering it's now passed the 30 million downloads mark .



Jose Mourinho prepared for pursuit of other targets if Pogba move fails

But he praised executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and the board for doing a "fantastic job" in fulfilling his transfer wishes thus far. You do nearly feel that the transfer has gathered too much momentum with too much money involved for any of the players involved to be able to stop it even if they wanted to and The Daily Mail report that Pogba has a personal package that would earn him £220,000-a-week, making him the highest paid player in the Premier League.


Did Jordan Rodgers' Brother Luke Just Spoil 'The Bachelorette' Finale?

Did Jordan Rodgers' Brother Luke Just Spoil 'The Bachelorette' Finale?

Before the big reveal, there are already speculations and predictions as to who will be the last man standing. "He is nobody's brother", the 25-year-old real estate developer from Texas said. "Everyone is different... but she was able to just so easily come lockstep with our family and conversations and stuff. It was fun." Oh man, it seems like he totally gave away that JoJo ends up picking Jordan as the man she wants to marry.



I don't confirm and I don't deny, says Mourinho

The French footballer Paul Pogba . Barcelona director Ariedo Braida claims the Liga champions have been priced out of a move for France worldwide, citing the hike in television rights revenues being enjoyed by Premier League clubs. United reportedly had a record-breaking £86 million (US$113 million, 102 million euros) offer for Pogba rejected this week, but they are expected to return with an improved bid that could reach £100 million.



Mino Raiola jets off to see Paul Pogba in Miami

Meanwhile, Pogba's potential world record transfer to United isn't finalised yet, the Juventus midfielder's agent said yesterday. "We established the profile of four players to improve the squad, to give us more options, especially adapted to my way of thinking about football".