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    Ukrainian Javelin Thrower Stripped Of Silver Medal After Doping Retest
    Aug10

    Ukrainian Javelin Thrower Stripped Of Silver Medal After Doping Retest

    The International Olympic Committee stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics after a retest showed he tested positive for drugs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples
    Aug10

    IOC bans four after retests of London, Beijing samples

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 10, 2016 (AFP) – The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday stripped Ukrainian javelin thrower Oleksandr Pyatnytsya of his silver medal from the 2012 Olympics as it announced the first sanctions after retests on doping samples from the London and Beijing Games.The sanctions against four athletes were the first...

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt
    Aug10

    Ukrainian rebel leader returns to work after surviving assassination attempt

    Igor Plotnytsky, the leader of independence-seeking insurgents in Ukraine’s eastern Lugansk region, said Tuesday he came back to work three days after surviving an attempt on his life. …read more Source: <a href=http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-08/10/c_135580711.htm target=_blank title="Ukrainian rebel leader returns to...

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak
    Aug10

    Donald Trump faces Republican flak

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina June 14, 2016. Photo: Reuters Washington, August 9 Fifty senior Republican national security officials have issued a stinging rejection of their party’s White House nominee Donald Trump, warning if elected he would be “the most reckless...

    Serena out of Rio tennis
    Aug10

    Serena out of Rio tennis

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics
    Aug10

    Rio 2016: Serena Williams crashes out Olympics

    Williams was visibly frustrated throughout the match as she struggling to find her range, making 37 unforced errors compared to 17 by Svitolina. Olympic champion and world number one Serena Williams tumbled out of the Rio de Janeiro singles competition in the third round on Tuesday, August 9, after a shock defeat to Ukraine’s Elina...

    Out of sorts, Serena Williams upset at Olympics by Svitolina
    Aug10

    Out of sorts, Serena Williams upset at Olympics by Svitolina

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Out of sorts and out of answers, defending champion Serena Williams is out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Shanking shots of all sorts, including five — yes, five! — double-faults in one game alone, Williams lost to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine 6-4, 6-3 in the third round in a real shocker Tuesday, ending the No. 1-seeded...

    Serena Williams shocked by Elina Svitolina in straight sets
    Aug10

    Serena Williams shocked by Elina Svitolina in straight sets

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9, 2016 (AFP) – Defending champion and world number one Serena Williams was sent crashing out of the Olympic Games Tuesday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal and her 2016 Games are now over after she and sister Venus...

    Olympics: Muguruza crashes as Murray, Nadal breeze in Rio
    Aug10

    Olympics: Muguruza crashes as Murray, Nadal breeze in Rio

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) – Garbine Muguruzas post-French Open slump continued Tuesday when she crashed out of the Olympics while Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal made the third round, happy to avoid Novak Djokovics fate.Third seed Muguruza slipped to a worrying 6-1, 6-1 loss to Monica Puig of Puerto Rico, the world number 34.Puig, 22, closed in on...

    Serena stunned by Svitolina
    Aug10

    Serena stunned by Svitolina

    World number one Serena Williams became the latest casualty at the Rio Olympics, losing to Elina Svitolina in the third round. Seemingly bothered by a shoulder injury, the 22-time grand slam champion suffered a surprise 6-4 6-3 defeat at the Olympic Tennis Centre on Tuesday. Williams joined Novak Djokovic, who is out of the singles and doubles,...