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International Olympic Committee 'very reluctant' to ban Russia, Pound says

The International Olympic Committee ( IOC ) is to explore its legal options over the possibility of banning all Russian athletes for the Olympic Games in Rio following the publication of a damning report by Professor Richard McLaren . And IOC president Thomas Bach called the doping scandal a "shocking and unprecedented attack on the integrity of sport and on the Olympic Games ".


Paul Pogba 'is not worth £86 million' says Paul Scholes

Paul Pogba 'is not worth £86 million' says Paul Scholes

Scholes, who played with the France global for a stint during their time together at Old Trafford, feels that "for that sort of money you want someone who is going to score 50 goals a season" after the Juventus star was linked with a jaw-dropping £86-million deal to the Red Devils.


Why Oregon's Kasich delegates went to Trump

Why Oregon's Kasich delegates went to Trump

Sen. "I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and who attack my father", Cruz said . During a rambling post-convention press conference in Cleveland, Trump couldn't resist taking more swipes at Texas Sen. "They're not saying, 'Oh, that wasn't really my father.' You know, that's a little hard to do, because it looks like him". "I was never in New Orleans at that time".



Henrik Stenson clinches Open in epic duel

The Swede's overall 72-hole score of 264 is another major record, toppling the 265 set by David Toms at the PGA Championship 15 years ago. The Ryder Cup star also matched yet another benchmark as he became the 27th player to fire a 63 in a major championship, three days after Mickelson became the 26th.


McConnell: Cruz controversy 'won't make any difference'

McConnell: Cruz controversy 'won't make any difference'

That look in his eyes, when someone tells him it can't be done. Campaign officials said it makes sense for lawmakers to concentrate on their constituents at home rather than pass the week at parties and political events in Cleveland . So reluctant endorser Ryan-who as recently as last month was accusing Trump of making "the textbook definition of a racist comment"-smiled and put a happy face on the vast differences in policy and comportment between his fellow presentable reformocons and the ...