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Sport Olympics will be in Los Angeles, per report
Author: 0 Olympics will be in Los Angeles, per report

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.

Sport David Rudisha pulls out of World Championships with muscle strain
Author: 0 David Rudisha pulls out of World Championships with muscle strain

Winners of the Asian Championships qualify for the world event but the IAAF rules clearly stated that the national federation can choose not to send the gold medalist of the continental event. "It is now my duty to plan and change the strategy, which we will do in consultation with the technical bench". A knee injury in 2013 forced him to miss out on defending his title in Moscow but he recovered to reclaim his crown in Beijing two years ago.

Author: 0 Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are targeting Premier League title this season

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Joe Gomez's injury isn't serious as he admitted that it is "a little bit of a puzzle" putting his squad together. "Not everyone has had their [full] preparations yet so we still have a few problems there, but so far everything is looking good". "We're going to train at 5pm today again and then, after that, I will know who's available".

Author: 0 Liverpool have '1000%' shut the door on Coutinho exit

However, Jamie Carragher reckons Coutinho will stay at the club this summer, but they will eventually lose him to Barcelona . Mane signed for Jurgen Klopp's charge last summer and made an instant impact at Anfield, scoring eight goals before Christmas as the Reds shot up the Premier League .

Sport Former Vanderbilt pitcher Sonny Gray traded to New York Yankees
Author: 0 Former Vanderbilt pitcher Sonny Gray traded to New York Yankees

The Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees continue to discuss a potential trade for right-hander Sonny Gray , with both sides making concessions but no agreement reached yet, sources told ESPN . He appears to be back to his best, with a 3.43 ERA and a 3.24 FIP that bests all of his other seasons except his first one. An 11th-round pick of the Mariners in 2013, Littell was dealt to the Yankees last November for lefty reliever James Pazos.

Sport Les Murray, The Legendary Voice Of Australian Soccer, Has Died Aged 71
Author: 0 Les Murray, The Legendary Voice Of Australian Soccer, Has Died Aged 71

The SBS network, where Murray started working when it launched in 1980, confirmed Monday that the long-time broadcaster had passed away. "Les will be remembered not just for his 35-year contribution to football in Australia, but for being a much-loved colleague, mentor and friend, who has left a unique legacy".

Sport Big3 League Launches Investigation After Iverson Skips Dallas Event
Author: 0 Big3 League Launches Investigation After Iverson Skips Dallas Event

Iverson is the BIG3's marquee name the league's biggest attraction. "We had no advance warning and do not have information as to all the circumstances surrounding his absence". This is not the first time Iverson has been the center of controversy the last couple months, after not playing his return to Philadelphia earlier on in the Big3 season.

Sport Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in court document
Author: 0 Pete Rose accused of statutory rape in court document

In the majority of states, including OH - where both the woman and Rose lived at the time - the age of legal consent is 16, so her allegation amounts to statutory rape. "Ages 12-14", Dowd said on WCHE 1520 AM in an interview on July 13, 2015, referring to a longtime Rose associate. That's the age of consent in OH - although it is older in states such as Florida.

Author: 0 Nationals acquire closer Brandon Kintzler from Twins

In exchange for Kintzler, who converted 28-of-32 save opportunities with a 2.78 ERA this year, the Nationals are sending Single-A left-handed Tyler Watson to Minnesota, according to the source . In 45 1/3 innings pitched, Kintzler tallied 27 strikeouts and 11 walks, allowing 15 runs on 41 hits in his appearances. As for the other half of this deal, Minnesota acquired a starting pitcher in Watson who's shown some promise at Hagerstown.

Sport Sanches urged to join Milan
Author: 0 Sanches urged to join Milan

The Rossoneri are trying to bring the youngster in on loan this summer with a view to possibly making that move permanent next summer. Sanches had been expected to leave the German champions on loan, having only started six league matches in his first season at the Allianz Arena after joining Bayern in a €35million deal.

Sport Astros acquire Francisco Liriano from Blue Jays
Author: 0 Astros acquire Francisco Liriano from Blue Jays

MLB.com is reporting that outfielder Nori Aoki and minor league outfielder Teoscar Hernandez are headed to Toronto in return for Liriano. Veteran left-handed starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has become quite the journeyman over the course of the last several seasons.

Sport Los Angeles Reportedly Reaches Agreement to Host 2028 Olympics
Author: 0 Los Angeles Reportedly Reaches Agreement to Host 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles was competing with Paris, the favorite, to host the 2024 games. The Los Angeles Times have revealed that the American city will host the 2028 edition, with Paris welcoming the world to France in 2024, 100 years after it previously hosted the games.

Sport Boston Red Sox bolster bullpen with Addison Reed acquisition
Author: 0 Boston Red Sox bolster bullpen with Addison Reed acquisition

In giving up Triple-A right-hander Jamie Callahan and Class A righties Stephen Nogosek and Gerson Bautista , the Red Sox dealt from a deep pool of relievers in the minors. Nogosek is in his second year of pro ball after getting drafted in the 6 round in 2016. He was part of the team's first trip to the World Series since 2000 but was the losing pitcher in New York's decisive Game 5 defeat to the Kansas City Royals .

Sport 6 clubs are chasing Everton's Ross Barkley and Man City is leader
Author: 0 6 clubs are chasing Everton's Ross Barkley and Man City is leader

Lately, Everton manager revealed that Ross Barkley will leave until the end of the summer transfer window with 100% rate. The 23-year-old has been a firm fixture in the Everton starting eleven in recent years and enjoyed one of his most productive campaigns to date after scoring 6 goals and setting up another 9 for his team mates last season.

Sport Ravens owner says 'pray for us' as team debates signing Kaepernick
Author: 0 Ravens owner says 'pray for us' as team debates signing Kaepernick

The former San Francisco quarterback has yet to receive heavy interest from teams despite leading the 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance in 2012 against Flacco's Ravens . But as far as Bisciotti is concerned, he doesn't seem to be holding it against the guy. "We're monitoring Mallett, we're keeping our door open". Smith's sparring partner Max Kellerman, a fierce supporter of Kaepernick's First Amendment rights, complained it's not fair to Kaepernick.

Sport After nine-year run, Rory McIlroy fires caddie JP Fitzgerald
Author: 0 After nine-year run, Rory McIlroy fires caddie JP Fitzgerald

Phil Mickelson parted ways with his caddie Jim "Bones" Mackay earlier this month after a 25-year partnership that netted the American five major titles. Not by McIlroy , who, on more than one occasion, has come out fighting in defence of his bagman, though, and this didn't get almost as much publicity as that praise on the first day, there was an indication on the Saturday in the season's third major that the pair's relationship had, indeed, arrived at the strained stage.

Sport Tons of Tickets for the Mayweather-McGregor Megafight Are Still Available
Author: 0 Tons of Tickets for the Mayweather-McGregor Megafight Are Still Available

So far, though, fans aren't exactly storming the box office to buy tickets for. A check online Saturday revealed hundreds of seats still available from Ticketmaster at the T-Mobile Arena for the August 26 fight . American Mayweather, 40, will come out of retirement to face McGregor in the 29-year-old Irishman's first professional boxing bout. The "Billion Dollar Fight" may be just that, but it seems few people are prepared to shell out watch it.

Sport Manchester United Shut Out Valerenga in Preseason Win
Author: 0 Manchester United Shut Out Valerenga in Preseason Win

But with Jose Mourinho stating how important Fellaini is to United, that is looking less and less likely by the day. Reports of Nemanja Matic's impending arrival could spell the end of Fellaini's time at Old Trafford but the big Belgian served a reminder of what he is capable of by heading United in front from Mkhitaryan's cross.

Sport Valverde: Barcelona are counting on Neymar
Author: 0 Valverde: Barcelona are counting on Neymar

After losing El Clasico, Ramos said on Sunday that it would be one less problem for them if Neymar leaves. Asked about Neymar's future after the 3-2 defeat to Barca, Ramos said: 'I do not know, everyone is free to choose their future. 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.

Sport Baseball Hall of Fame induction: Jeff Bagwell thanks Craig Biggio, Astros fans
Author: 0 Baseball Hall of Fame induction: Jeff Bagwell thanks Craig Biggio, Astros fans

Jeff Bagwell is reuniting with his former Astros teammate Craig Biggio. "This is such an incredible honor for me", Rodriguez said. "Thank you, kid, for that wonderful intro". Raines was better known for his football and track exploits as a high schooler in Florida, an upbringing he pondered when he joined the Expos at Wrigley Field prior to his major league debut.

Sport Ronaldo arrives in court to face tax fraud charges
Author: 0 Ronaldo arrives in court to face tax fraud charges

Ronaldo's legal troubles were understood to have prompted his "irreversible decision" to leave Los Blancos. However, if the judge believes there is enough evidence to suggest there has been a crime, Ronaldo will go through a full trial and could face a prison sentence.

Sport How to watch today's Detroit Tigers-Houston Astros series finale
Author: 0 How to watch today's Detroit Tigers-Houston Astros series finale

Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel walks on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to Detroit Tigers' Nicholas Castellanos during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Detroit . He also appeared to get a late jump or take a bad angle (or perhaps both) on a liner by Derek Fisher that went to the wall for an RBI triple in the fourth.

Sport A's Keep Asking Yankees For Frazier Or Torres In Deal For Gray
Author: 0 A's Keep Asking Yankees For Frazier Or Torres In Deal For Gray

The Yankees reportedly are at an impasse with the Oakland Athletics , who are insisting NY include either outfielder Clint Frazier or infielder Gleyber Torres in a potential deal , per FanRag Sports' Jon Heyman. The former All-Star is pitching to a 6-5 record with a 3.43 ERA and 1.18 WHIP on the season. Gray has been the subject of much trade speculation.

Sport England close in on victory as South Africa stutter
Author: 0 England close in on victory as South Africa stutter

In that time, they have tried four different players: Dean Elgar , Stephen Cook , Theunis de Bruyn and Heino Kuhn . Stokes, watchful at first, passed 2,000 Test runs in 62 innings and upped the ante by striking three boundaries in four balls from Chris Morris - Jonny Bairstow matching him by hitting three off an over too, taking the attack to Maharaj just before drinks.

Sport Luis Suarez disclosed what will happen if Neymar leaves Barcelona
Author: 0 Luis Suarez disclosed what will happen if Neymar leaves Barcelona

PSG coach Unai Emery will be fully aware that the pressure is on this season to at a minimum regain the Ligue 1 title, but, with or without Neymar , they appear fully equipped to do just that. We have a very honest relationship. Despite all the talk about his future, though, Rakitic says Neymar remains his normal bubbly self. Boss Ernesto Valverde swerved the media on the eve of the match with arch-rival Real, but Iniesta sang Neymar's praises.

Sport John Isner advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals
Author: 0 John Isner advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals

The big-serving American saved all four break points he faced, and has now won seven straight ATP matches and held for 69 straight service games dating back to his title run last week in Newport. He attributed his winning streak partly to his loss at Wimbledon, where in the second round he fell 7-6 (5), 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-7 (5), 3-6 to Dudi Sela of Israel.

Author: 0 Arsenal Clinch Emirates Cup Despite Loss To Sevilla

Despite the same number of points, the difference between the two teams - and it is a big, crucial difference in Emriates Cup - was the total number of goals scored by each team in the tournament. Midfielder Steven N'Zonzi scored the second goal for Sevilla seven minutes later to secure the victory for the Spanish team. Oxlade-Chamberlain showed pace and strength to burst down the right flank and, although Welbeck mishit his low cross, Lacazette was on hand to tap in at the back post.

Author: 0 Cubs Trade Rumors: Justin Wilson, Alex Avila Deal Reportedly Close with Tigers

But of all of the players who have been part of a trade rumor, it's closer Justin Wilson who seems to have the attention of the greatest number of teams around the league. Candelario has had a few callups for the Cubs the last two seasons but really has no spot on a loaded big league roster. According to MLB .com, the corner infielder was the top player in the organization, now hitting.266 with 12 home runs in Triple-A.

Sport Korean Kim Hyun-soo traded by Orioles to Phillies
Author: 0 Korean Kim Hyun-soo traded by Orioles to Phillies

Nonetheless, he provides an seasoned starter who can eat up innings in the long run, even though his 1.76 HR/9 could pose a problem in the hitter-friendly confines of Camden Yards. The Garcia trade shows they are willing to sell for the right price. "On the other hand we love Howie Kendrick and he was hitting.340 for us, he was helping us win games".