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World Anti-Doping Agency votes to reinstate Russian anti-doping authority

World Anti-Doping Agency votes to reinstate Russian anti-doping authority

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Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The World Anti-Doping Agency voted Thursday to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code. Members of the executive committee voted 9-2 in favor of reinstating the RUSADA, during a meeting in Seychelles, with WADA's vice president and Oceania voting against and Europe abstaining from the vote. The committee deliberated whether Russia had fulfilled the two remaining criteria on its road map to compliance, including having the authorities responsible for anti-doping in Russia publicly accept the reported outcomes of Dr. Richard McLaren's investigation and the Russian government providing access to stored samples and electronic data in the former Moscow Laboratory. They ultimately decided to reinstate Russia on the grounds that RUS...
Alvarez takes stunning points victory over Golovkin to win world middleweight titles

Alvarez takes stunning points victory over Golovkin to win world middleweight titles

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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez claimed the WBC and WBA world middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a gripping points win in their Las Vegas rematch.The Mexican claimed a frenetic final round on two of the three scorecards which was critical in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared 364 days earlier at the same T-Mobile Arena venue.It gave him a narrow a 114-114 115-113 115-113 majority decision to edge a contest in which both men were cut and where each showed why they are among the finest practitioners in the sport. Golovkin, whose first defeat comes in his 40th bout, left the ring immediately without conducting an interview as his rival - fighting ...
Federer out of US Open after losing to world number 55

Federer out of US Open after losing to world number 55

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2018 US OpenVenue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 27 August-9 September Coverage: Live radio coverage on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra; live text commentaries on the BBC Sport websiteRoger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round by world number 55 John Millman.The 37-year-old Swiss had prioritised winning a sixth title at Flushing Meadows but was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) in three hours 35 minutes.It is the first time Federer has lost to a player ranked outside of the top 50 at the US Open. Australian Millman will play two-time champion Novak Djokovic in his first Grand Slam quarter-final on Wednesday.Millman, 29, is the only unseeded player left in the las...
Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

Wales Women 0-3 England Women: Phil Neville’s side book their place in World Cup with commanding win

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MATCH REPORT Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris means England will finish top of their group while Wales need to rely on other results to get into the play-offs England booked their place at the 2019 World Cup finals in France with a brilliant 3-0 victory over Wales. Goals from Toni Duggan, Jill Scott and Nikita Parris in a stunning second-half display also dealt a huge blow for Wales’ ambitions of reaching the tournament. Phil Neville celebrates with Toni Duggan, who scored the opening goal This is the first time Wales, who went an incredible 687 minutes without conceding in Group 1, have lost in the campaign. However, Phil Neville’s side did the business tonight in a game where they initially struggled to ...
Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organization

Trump threatens to pull US out of World Trade Organization

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President Donald Trump has threatened to withdraw the US from the World Trade Organization (WTO), claiming it treats his country unfairly."If they don't shape up, I would withdraw from the WTO," Mr Trump said in an interview with Bloomberg News. The WTO was established to provide rules for global trade and resolve disputes between countries.Mr Trump says the body too often rules against the US, although he concedes it has won some recent judgments.He claimed on Fox News earlier this year that the WTO was set up "to benefit everybody but us", adding: "We lose the lawsuits, almost all of the lawsuits in the WTO."However, some analysis shows the US wins about 90% when it is the complainant and loses about the same percentage when it...