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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics – but clean athletes can compete as neutrals

Russia banned from 2018 Winter Olympics – but clean athletes can compete as neutrals

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Russia has been banned from competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang by the International Olympic Committee.But Russian athletes who can prove they are clean would be allowed to compete in South Korea under a neutral flag.It follows an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games hosted by Russia in Sochi."This should draw a line under this damaging episode," the IOC said.The decision has been widely condemned in Russia, with some politicians urging a boycott of the Games, though other officials have welcomed the chance for 'clean' athletes to take part.IOC president Thomas Bach and his board - who made the announcement in Lausanne on Tuesday - ca...
Lucy Pinder lays Page 3 credentials bare in see-through lingerie for 2018 calendar

Lucy Pinder lays Page 3 credentials bare in see-through lingerie for 2018 calendar

Entertainment
The 33-year-old has stripped off for her 2018 calendar – and if these two snaps are anything to go by, then it is going to be a red hot year.Forget global warming, Lucy is sure to set temperatures soaring from New Year's Day.In one snap, Lucy sits seductively on the floor with her legs open.LIPSTICK SYNDICATIONCLEAVAGE DOMINATION: Lucy Pinder exposes her epic cleavageLucy Pinder  Page 3 babe Lucy Pinder strips off for sexy photo shoot.Frank White / matrixstudios.co.u Lucy Pinder sports major cleavage in sexy lingerie LIPSTICK SYNDICATIONBEDROOM BABE: Lucy Pinder turns up the heat in the bedroomSlipping into a see-through lace bodysuit, the brunette beauty exposed her killer assets as she gazed into the camera.Leaving as little to the imagination as possible,
New long range drones expected in 2018

New long range drones expected in 2018

Business
Oct. 10 (UPI) -- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced Tuesday that the company has officially transitioned its production line from the MQ-1C Gray Eagle to its new long-range variant, the MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range.The transition comes after GA-ASI completed the last contracted MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system, which has been delivered to 12 U.S. Army operational units and has accumulated more than 290,000 flight hours.The MQ-1C is the Army's most active kinetic platform and has been a major tool in U.S. counterterrorism strategy since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The aircraft was upgraded from the original General Atomics MQ-1 Predator, which was used primarily in joint operations between the U.S. Air Force and the Central Intelligence Agency."...
Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Healthy Food and Drink Awards 2018

Health
Win a Luxury Soho Spa Day Do you have a favourite healthy food product or drink you’d love to tell everyone about? Now’s your chance!Women’s Fitness and Health & Fitness magazines have joined forces to launch the Healthy Food Drink Awards 2018 – voted for by you! The awards will recognise the very best food and drink products that help keep British women healthy. From cereal bars and savoury snacks to smoothies and juices, winners of the Awards will be announced in the April 2018 issues of WF and H&F. So don’t delay, vote for your top products today!Joanna Knight & Mary ComberWomen’s Fitness and Health & FitnessMarshall Street Everyone Active, seconds from Carnaby street is a hidden oasis in the heart of Soho with a fitness suite, hot yoga studio, luxury spa, sauna, steam
Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

Super Bowl 2018: Who might perform at the half-time show?

Entertainment
The confetti has been ordered, the wind machines are powered up... now the world's biggest gig just needs a headliner.And the rumours have already starting swirling about who might perform at next February's Super Bowl.The half-time show is basically the most prestigious live slot in music and normally attracts a worldwide TV audience of 120 million or so.Only the absolute top artists in the world are invited to perform - with recent headliners including Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Madonna.So, who could do it next year?Earlier this month it was reported that Britney Spears was "in talks" to perform - but the stories were swiftly denied."I can tell you it's not Britney," said Justin Toman, head of sports marketing for main sponsor PepsiCo."We'll reveal in due ti...