by | August 01, 2017 | 20:13

TRT World spoke to Jules Boykoff , author of Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics , on why the committee has chosen Los Angeles for the third time and Paris for the second when so many cities around the world have never hosted the games.

by | August 01, 2017 | 18:31

Edmund was a break down in the first set when play was interrupted for around 20 minutes when a fan needed medical attention but upon resumption Edmund moved up a gear to close out the match. He will meet three-time Atlanta champion and fellow American John Isner in Sunday's final. The American will face Christopher Eubanks, a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 victor over eighth-seeded Jared Donaldson in an all-American match.

by | August 01, 2017 | 18:06

Flinders students were significantly out of step with the national figures, with only 9 per cent reporting harassment on public transport. 'Sexual assault is a crime. Despite this, Gardner ignored the Hunting Ground Australia's involvement, telling audiences that it was "at [Universities Australia] request, that the Australian Human Rights Commission surveyed our students so that we could better understand what we needed to do".

by | August 01, 2017 | 17:43

In the end you think 'Did we speak for five minutes about goalkeepers when we started with politics?' "Emre is a very important player for us". Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will be competing for the Premier League title this season and reiterated the club's stance that Philippe Coutinho is not for sale.

by | August 01, 2017 | 17:38

Antonio Conte is looking to sign a replacement for Nemanja Matic, who became Manchester United's third summer signing on Monday (31 July), and has identified Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater as the flawless candidate to fill the void left by the Serbian.

by | August 01, 2017 | 17:32

Sharapova took the debate out of Wimbledon's hands by saying she would compete in the qualifying rounds, but the injury sustained in Rome ruled her out of the entire grass court season. Is Maria Sharapova the hottest tennis player EVER? She was banned for testing positive for meldonium . In the second round of the tournament in Stanford , which offers $800,000 in prize money and runs between July 31 and August 6, she is squared off against 7-seed Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine.

by | August 01, 2017 | 17:02

The deal will bring the Olympics back to Southern California for a third time , after Los Angeles hosted the Games in 1984 and 1932. "The IOC welcomes this decision of the Los Angeles Olympic and Paralympic Candidature Committee, and we are pleased to release the Host City contract 2028 in a transparent and timely manner", said IOC President Thomas Bach in a statement .

by | August 01, 2017 | 15:43

However, the 19-year-old managed just 25 appearances all season under coach Carlo Ancelotti, the majority of which came from the bench. But Ancelotti has dismissed rumours that Sanches is set for an exit this summer, having only joined the Bundesliga champions last summer from Benfica in a €35m deal.

by | August 01, 2017 | 15:42

Rivalry with Bayern: "There is no problem with coming to Munich, I felt comfortable playing here, I came here with other teams and this hasn't got anything to do with Dortmund..." Out of all of the top six, Liverpool probably had the weakest squad, and it was testament to the ability of Jurgen Klopp that they not only made the top four, but were also making a little bit of a title run during the first half of the season.

by | August 01, 2017 | 13:44

It was (during) the time I was actually trying to engage more speed. Rudisha said earlier this week he was "excited" to return to London , where he set the 800m world record of one minute 40.91 seconds five years ago. "I am disturbed so much by this last-minute turn of events". "Usain Bolt is a genius; other than Muhammad Ali I can't think of anybody who has had such an impact on his sport inside or outside", Coe said of the Jamaican.

by | August 01, 2017 | 11:41

Klopp , however, believes he can convince his best player to stick with the Reds as they prepare to compete for the Premier League title and a first Champions League campaign in three years. A training spat with new Barcelona signing Nelson Semedo during a pre-season tour in Miami ramped up chatter that Neymar could be about to swap Spain for the French capital.

by | August 01, 2017 | 10:58

Kintzler, in his seventh Major League season and second with the Twins, is 2-2 with a 2.78 ERA in 45 appearances (45.1 innings pitched). Washington's 5.07 bullpen ERA is worst in the NL. Paul Saints. A 34th-round pick by Washington in 2015, Watson projects as mid-rotation starter. As for the return to the Twins, Watson is a lefty who has a 4.35 ERA, 1.25 WHIP and 98 strikeouts in 93 innings in Class A.

by | August 01, 2017 | 05:05

And he's already been in the news for the wrong reasons once this season when he didn't play during his team's game in Philadelphia, upsetting local fans who adore him. Allen Iverson speaks to the crowd during at Wells Fargo Center on July 16, 2017 in Philadelphia. DerMarr Johnson, the team's co-captain, took over the coaching duties Sunday.

by | August 01, 2017 | 04:10

The accusation comes from a motion filed by John Dowd, a veteran Washington lawyer and former United States Attorney that was special counsel to the commissioner of baseball that ousted Pete Rose from baseball for alleged gambling activities in the mid-1980s.

by | August 01, 2017 | 03:29

And, according to reports in Turkey, the Manchester United midfielder has already agreed personal terms with the Turkish giants. "I am satisfied", he said after the game . Phil Jones and Eric Bailly started the match in a back four and they appear to be the favourites for the centre-back pairing in United's opening match of the Premier League season against West Ham.

by | July 31, 2017 | 23:07

The Astros and Blue Jays have agreed to a deal to send Liriano to Houston. Francisco Liriano is on the move for a second straight year. The reports say Liriano was dealt for outfielder Nori Aoki and minor-league prospect Teoscar Hernandez , while Smith netted the Jays a pair of minor-league prospects.

by | July 31, 2017 | 21:55

Jones, like Bailly, will be unavailable for next week's Super Cup showdown with Champions League winners Real Madrid next week, as well as United's opening Champions League group game. "In particular, according to Appendix B (17) of the aforementioned regulations, "the teams are responsible for ensuring that the players drawn to undergo doping controls are taken by the respective team representatives to the doping control station straight from the pitch as soon as the match is over".

by | July 31, 2017 | 21:53

Boston is 3-7 in their last 10 games and they haven't won a series since coming out of the All-Star Break. The sense of change was even more apparent on Sunday when newly-acquired reliever AJ Ramos was added to the roster and the Mets surprisingly parted ways with Josh Edgin.

by | July 31, 2017 | 21:30

Despite Spurs being very keen to sign the England global, they are not willing to break their own wage structure, a wage structure that see's even the club's top stars such as Harry Lane and Dele Alli earning around £100,000-a-week. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has retained an interest in Barkley since it became clear the player's future lies away from Goodison Park. Manchester City also want to sign Barkley, despite Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez remaining their primary transfer target, ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 21:24

Baltimore knows how it is to have Flacco sidelined and can't afford to go into the year with their starting signal caller nursing a back injury. "We all know Joe is our guy". But Kaepernick's talent and reputation aren't the only factors at hand in this situation. "If he comes, cool". Harbaugh, the Ravens head coach, said Thursday he has been talking to Kaepernick this summer.

by | July 31, 2017 | 21:18

Another candidate is Jim "Bones" Mackay, who recently parted ways with Phil Mickelson after 25 years. Fitzgerald and McIlroy have been together for nine years and for all of McIlroy's four major championships, including his ascent to No.

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:45

Ramos hoped that the Brazilian International leaves. Neymar's move to PSG could reportedly be worth £220m, making the Brazil global the most expensive player in the world just one year after Paul Pogba's transfer to Manchester United broke the previous record held by Gareth Bale.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:48

Mundo Deportivo reports the 32-year-old will be represented by lawyers from Baker & McKenzie. The revelation comes after the Madrid star welcomes his twins via a surrogate mother in the United states and is also expecting his fourth child from his girlfriend.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:35

Houston logged nine hits and saw Brian McCann go solo while Josh Reddick homered a drove in five. Victor Martinez made it 5-3 with an RBI single in the eighth to help lock up Detroit's third win in 10 games. Meira Joy Boyd was born in Detroit on an off day, so he avoided a stay on the paternity list. Astros: RHP Lance McCullers Jr. A wild pitch brought Castellanos in to cut Detroit's deficit to 3-2 and Iglesias followed two strikeouts with an RBI double to right center to tie the score.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:26

If you take a look at the New York Yankees top 30 prospect list in the preseason and compare it to the mid-season re-rank, you will see mostly the same names across both lists. The 27-year-old Gray has been the most bandied about starting pitcher on the trade market. Gray has been the subject of much trade speculation.