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Manchester United V City Match Called Off

United boss Jose Mourinho said: "If you ask me my objective for the match tomorrow I only have one: Take the players home safe without any kind of injury". "Of course I will shake his hand". 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.



Pre-season Manchester derby cancelled in China due to bad weather

Some of their squad who were not scheduled to play have done light training but City, who fly to Shenzhen on Tuesday for Thursday's game against Borussia Dortmund, have not trained. They lost 4-1 against Dortmund in a sweltering Shanghai earlier in the tour before flying onto Beijing where their team flight was diverted to Tianjin because of bad weather.


Brazil banking on judokas to boost Rio medal haul

Brazil banking on judokas to boost Rio medal haul

Isinbayeva, a triple world champion (2005, 2007 and 2013) having set a total of 28 world records, is now considered the greatest female pole vaulter of all time. The entire lifting team risks being banned from the Rio Games because of the large number of failures in retests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. More than 100 athletes from what was originally a 387-strong team have been barred from competing in Rio by worldwide sports federations under sanctions which most Russian athletes ...



Cubs Acquire Chapman from Yankees

Warren, who has struggled in Chicago this season, will most likely replace Chapman in the bullpen and become the seventh-inning man, ahead of Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller . "Aroldis indicated he is comfortable with meeting those expectations". After starting off the 2015 campaign with only allowing four runs (three earned runs) in 15 and 2/3 innings pitched over 15 appearances, which accumulated to a 1.72 ERA, Warren faltered over his next 14 appearances (one start), which saw him allow ...



Juventus sign Higuain for 90 million euros

Higuain broke Gunnar Nordahl's 66-year-old Serie A goal-scoring record on the final day of last season when he scored a hat trick to give him 36 goals in 35 matches. They have signed Barcelona right-back Dani Alves and also snapped up Moroccan center-back Medhi Benatia from Bayern Munich. It's more about money than about passion.



Facebook nears 2 billion monthly active users

Still, Facebook reported in its quarterly earnings that overall searches on the platform are up to 2 billion this quarter, showing the increasing importance of search on Facebook . Daily active users stand at 1.13 billion, growing by 17% annually. At this rate, Facebook should hit 2 billion monthly active users by the end of 2017.