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Sports Michelle Obama posthumously presents Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Eunice Kennedy Shriver
Author: 0 Michelle Obama posthumously presents Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Activities included horseriding, swimming, and obstacle courses. She founded the Special Olympics in the late 1960s in an effort to uplift those with intellectual disabilities, before unfortunately passing in 2009. Special Olympics was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1988. The award is named after Arthur Ashe, an American tennis player who was the first black competitor to play on the U.S.

Sports Sikkim standoff different from previous border frictions: China
Author: 0 Sikkim standoff different from previous border frictions: China

He said that China has pointed out many times the illegal trespass of Indian border troops on mutually recognised borderline on China territory. Significantly, he also highlighted the Kashmir dispute outside its bilateral context, by pointing out that it had attracted the attention of the "international community".

Sports Alves snubs former boss Guardiola to join PSG
Author: 0 Alves snubs former boss Guardiola to join PSG

The 34-year-old won three Champions Leagues and six La Liga titles at Barcelona , whose former manager Pep Guardiola had hoped to lure Alves to Manchester City . For me, it's a great challenge to come to Paris Saint-Germain, a club with lofty ambitions. At every club where I've been, I've always given my best to help the team go as far as possible.

Sports Mesut Ozil says 'it is definitely my preference to stay' at Arsenal
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil says 'it is definitely my preference to stay' at Arsenal

However, Ozil, who is now with the squad on their pre-season tour of Australia and China, insists his preference would be to extend his stay at the Emirates Stadium. While Ozil could indeed stand to contribute more in Arsenal's most important games, he's still a cut above many of his team-mates, and he's certainly worth keeping if the Gunners can reach an agreement with him regarding a new deal.

Sports Lazio, caos Biglia: il giocatore non prende l'aereo per il ritiro
Author: 0 Lazio, caos Biglia: il giocatore non prende l'aereo per il ritiro

Questa la promessa di Stefan Radu, vice capitano della Lazio , ai propri tifosi. L'obiettivo del Milan è quello di averlo subito a disposizione in modo tale da aggregarlo per la tournée in Cina che scatterà il 14 luglio. Non solo Tolgay Arslan: la Lazio , per sostituire Biglia ormai vicino al Milan , pensa ad un vecchio obiettivo delle italiane. Stamane ha sostenuto le visite mediche e, dopo aver rinviato il primo volo previsto, è approdato in Veneto per aggregarsi alla squadra di ...

Sports Garbine Muguruza becomes through to Wimbledon semifinals
Author: 0 Garbine Muguruza becomes through to Wimbledon semifinals

Thanks to her performance at Wimbledon , she will be back in the top 50 come Monday - her highest career ranking was 31 back in 2013. While they haven't met in over two years, Rybarikova has the latest victory over Muguruza, knocking her out of the 2015 Birmingham Classic (6-3, 6-1).

Author: 0 Morris brace saves USMNT in 3-2 win over Martinique

They gave an uninspiring performance in the first half and were fortunate not to fall behind. All three goals were scored in the first 12 minutes of the second half. In the 76th minute, Parsemain came through again, poking the ball softly past Guzan, who was on the ground after sliding to deflect a shot. Only Brad Guzan , Gonzalez and Kellyn Acosta retained their starting spots.

Sports Ariana Grande Made Honorary Citizen of Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Made Honorary Citizen of Manchester

Ari stood fearless in the face of enormous tragedy, and for that, we will always admire her. Ariana Grande has been made an honorary citizen of Manchester. Through tears, Mark Rainey, from the council's response team, said the attack had been very hard and had seen the council "activate a number of plans we never wanted to use, such as the mass fatality plan".

Sports Roger Federer wins in straight sets, while Novak Djokovic retires
Author: 0 Roger Federer wins in straight sets, while Novak Djokovic retires

Asked about his injury, Djokovic said: "We'll see". Yesterday, British representatives Johanna Konta and Andy Murray made history at Wimbledon to reach the championship's quarter-finals, respectively. It's the business end of the tournament and instead of the early stages messily merging into the last 16 matchups, the tournament presses the reset button and the pause amplifies the sense of drama to come.

Sports Kevin Durant was not amused by Peyton Manning's Warriors joke at ESPYs
Author: 0 Kevin Durant was not amused by Peyton Manning's Warriors joke at ESPYs

Manning didn't stop there. Then the moment got more awkward. What's more, former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook wasn't all that pleased either. "When mom invites your ex GF to the BBQ", another person added along with the now-viral screenshot. "'Sir, that's going to be $1.50 extra for guac, '" another said .

Sports Andreas Pereira desperate to prove his worth at Manchester United
Author: 0 Andreas Pereira desperate to prove his worth at Manchester United

Sergio Romero seemed to be a flawless replacement for him as he played in the2-0 Europa League victory over Ajax, but hopes will be high with the younger generation of keepers at the club with Joel Pereira and Dean Henderson . The midfield features stars Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera , but also 20-year-old United youth product Scott McTominay who made his senior team debut back in early May.

Sports NBA Rule Changes Reportedly Include Fewer Timeouts, Earlier Trade Deadline
Author: 0 NBA Rule Changes Reportedly Include Fewer Timeouts, Earlier Trade Deadline

While both new rules should help speed the game up, especially in the final minutes, they also come with their own set of questions. - Each team will have two team timeouts per overtime period; previously teams had three. "So it was really no magic to it". "The thinking was we are adding an extra week to the season this year, to space out the travel and given that we are starting roughly October 17 is the first day of the season, therefore if we were going to make the change , this was ...

Sports Cleveland Cavaliers agree to three-year deal with Turkish forward Cedi Osman
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers agree to three-year deal with Turkish forward Cedi Osman

However, if there are blowouts and some back-to-back games result in fellow small forward LeBron James receiving rest, Osman is likely to play and get the in-game development he needs to become a rotation player. Eurohoops.net first reported Osman had agreed to come to the National Basketball Association and sign with the Cavs. According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Cavs signed Cedi Osman to a three-year deal.

Sports Djokovic wins under the roof at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Djokovic wins under the roof at Wimbledon

What's more repulsive than the arrangement is the organisers' defense of it. Richard Lewis, the chief executive of All England Club , said that the nature of the unique day would not allow big name players to grab main courts. (We were told) there were security reasons (for not moving the match). The Serb quickly took control of the opening set to race into a 3-0 lead and, while Mannarino saved two break points to avoid things becoming even worse, he struggled to make any headway on the ...

Sports Borussia Dortmund to swoop for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud?
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund to swoop for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud?

According to British media source Sky Sports News, Chelsea have been given the chance to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £70 million. You would have thought the Bundesliga's golden boot victor would be inundated by offers from across European football after scoring over 70 goals in his last two seasons with Dortmund, however according to Sky Sports reporter, Kaveh Solhekol that has not been the case.

Sports Expert views: India consumer inflation eases to 1.54 percent in June
Author: 0 Expert views: India consumer inflation eases to 1.54 percent in June

June's retail inflation is the lowest since the government began issuing data based on the consumer price index ( CPI ) in 2012. "1.54 percent is historically low and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro-economic stability...this low heartening number has been consistent with our analysis for sometime now", Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said in a statement today.