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Manchester derby in China off after heavy rain leaves pitch unplayable

Mourinho later met the press near the side of the pitch at the Olympic Sports Centre where he repeated Guardiola's earlier wish that his players come through the match unscathed. Playing conditions were poor for United's match against Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai on Friday, but the pitch was so bad at the Bird's Nest in Beijing that no football could be played on it.



Volleyball body wants names of 10 Russians mentioned in WADA report

A decision on all Russian athletes could come as early as this weekend. On Tuesday, the IOC issued a statement saying it would not organize or give patronage to any sports event or meeting in Russia and will not grant accreditation to the 2016 Olympic Games to the Russian sports officials or other persons mentioned in the WADA report.



Mourinho the only victor from Man Utd's shambolic China tour

Rain had fallen overnight and there were forecasts of more heavy rain on Monday. 'I think Beijing is unlucky because the pitch is very bad, ' Mourinho said . Guardiola acknowledged that conditions would not be ideal and his priority at this stage of pre-season was to avoid any injuries. A shame for the fans in China, though Jose Mourinho will presumably be delighted that his players have avoided injury.



Durant leads US basketball to easy win over China

They'll also meet August 6 in the opening game of Olympic competition in Brazil. He showcased every aspect of his game: high release, gorgeous shot, ability to put it on the floor, and razor sharp court awareness as he found teammates over and over again for easy shots.



Watch Tottenham v Juventus Online From Melbourne

A 1 - 1 draw is the most likely outcome with William Hill and Bet365 offering odds of 6/1 and 5/1 respectively. Where is the game being played? "We will probably play with a four man defence", Allegri said. "This year we must keep winning, and in every competition". Miralam Pjanic didn't play against the Melbourne Victory as hoped, but both he and fellow new signing Mehdi Benatia are expected to start against the much Tottenham side they're up against on Tuesday.



Mourinho and I will shake hands: Guardiola

But heavy rain in Beijing has left the pitch totally unplayable, with Manchester United revealing on Twitter that "tournament organisers and participating clubs have chose to cancel" the encounter. The Spaniard was asked if he will shake Mourinho's hand before the match, he said: "Of course, we're polite guys". We worked together at Barcelona and we worked against each other in Spain.