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  • Olympics-Briton Weir backs Russia's exclusion from Paralympics

    Britain's Paralympic champion wheelchair racer David Weir has backed the decision to ban Russia from next month's Rio Paralympics for state-sponsored doping. The Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) on Tuesday upheld the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) ban on Russia competing at the Sept. 7-18 event. "It's a bold step by the IPC and definitely the right one if they've got evidence. More »

    Reuters - 13 minutes ago
  • Ditching their deal with disgraced Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte puts Speedo out in front

    Ditching their deal with disgraced Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte puts Speedo out in front

    The swimwear company has made the most of a messy situation. More »

    The Conversation - 35 minutes ago
  • Usain Bolt Returns To Hotel With Mystery Ladies After Partying For THIRD Night In A Row

    Usain Bolt Returns To Hotel With Mystery Ladies After Partying For THIRD Night In A Row

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt might be best known as a sprinter on the track, but when it comes to partying he clearly prefers marathons as he was spotted returning to his London hotel after his third night out in a row last night. Just hours after photos of him in bed with a woman in Brazil leaked online, Usain decided to move the party to Britain’s capital in celebration of his 30th birthday and his triple, treble achievement at the Rio Summer Olympics. On Monday Usain was spotted rapping in a nightclub, where he met two women and took them back to his hotel. More »

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  • Why Did Nigel Farage Join Donald Trump On Stage?

    Why Did Nigel Farage Join Donald Trump On Stage?

    Outgoing UKIP leader and the man behind the Brexit movement, Nigel Farage, took to the stage at a Donald Trump rally in the US last night. At the rally in Jackson, Mississippi, Farage said he wouldn't tell the American people how to vote, but that if he were American, he wouldn't vote for Hillary Clinton "even if you paid me", the BBC reported. The crowd seemed confused by Farage's appearance, The Guardian reported, but he nevertheless received a warm welcome from the Republican candidate. More »

    Refinery 29 UK - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Hope Solo Responds After Being Banned for 6 Months by US Soccer Following Olympic Outburst

    Hope Solo Responds After Being Banned for 6 Months by US Soccer Following Olympic Outburst

    ​Legendary United States women's goalkeeper Hope Solo has seen her contract with US Soccer terminated and been handed a six month suspension following controversial comments made after the American team's recent defeat to Sweden at the Olympic Games earlier this month. Solo had angrily labelled the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" in the immediate aftermath of the quarter final penalty shootout loss. It was an early elimination that saw the US miss an Olympic medal for the first time since... More »

    90Min - 1 hour 41 minutes ago