Beijing Manchester derby cancelled due to weather

The duo endured a heated rivalry as respective head coaches of Real Madrid and Barcelona and will face each other for the first time as United and City bosses in Monday's International Champions Cup clash in Beijing. Jose Mourinho has insisted his focus is to avoid injuries ahead of the Manchester derby in Beijing on Monday because the pitch is "very bad". " Manchester City have all of their players".

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But heavy rain in the Chinese capital rendered the pitch unplayable, with United revealing on Twitter that "tournament organisers and participating clubs have chose to cancel" the encounter. "Why shouldn't I?. We are just professional and then we have normal relation". "Obviously I know you're [the fans] all disappointed but as players we're all very disappointed too because we've come out here to play in front of all the fans", Shaw said.

Manchester City vs Manchester United: International Champions Cup friendly cancelled after rain

Guardiola acknowledged that conditions would not be ideal and his first priority at this stage of pre-season was to avoid any injuries. "But they had it with a smile on their faces which is good". "We feel very disappointed with the outcome, and have tried our absolute best to save the event following recent extreme rain in Beijing ". Carrick told MUTV : "It's exciting and interesting, not just for us being involved but for everyone else looking in to see how it's going to go".

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The report by Canadian professor Richard McLaren said the programme was organised by the Russian sports ministry with the "active participation and assistance" of the FSB secret service. Medvedev's press secretary Natalia Timakov said on July 18 that the suspension will last "until the investigation into the [World Anti-Doping Agency's] report on the involvement of Russian state officials in the doping scandal is over".

Kevin Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Kevin Durant leads US to second exhibition rout, 106-57 over China

Anthony was the only holdover in the Americans' starting lineup from Las Vegas. "I think we're learning more about one another, and our defence was there pretty much the whole game", Krzyzewski said . Any time I get a chance to step on the court with these players, I get better. Sunday night offered an exhibition akin to the Harlem Globetrotters playing against the Washington Generals, but Team USA still managed to put on a show.