Issue: June 07, 2011   (Archive)
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`Disappointed' Brady to fight NFL suspension in federal court
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he was "very disappointed" the NFL upheld his four- game suspension in the "Deflategate" scandal. He also denied destroying his mobile phone to avoid giving it to investigators.

Australia 136 all out as Anderson takes six
Australia were dismissed for just 136 by England after winning the toss on the first day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Mourinho in messy row with rival's wife
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is "tidying up" Mourinho "messes" once again.

More to Beijing bid than just `joyful rendezvous'
China came of age as an Olympic power when it hosted Beijing 2008, a display of the unlimited resources and political will some say are essential to its bid for the 2022 Winter Games.

Van Gaal wants galactico speedster to bolster United title bid
Louis van Gaal wants to recruit a new galactico match-winner for Manchester United in a bid to fulfil his ambition of bringing another English Premier League title to Old Trafford before he walks away from the club in two years.

A-Rod has a blast as NY slugger turns 40
Alex Rodriguez celebrated his birthday by belting a home run in the New York Yankees' 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers and said he's in a "good place" as he turned 40.

Cook backs Bell to fire on home turf
England captain Alastair Cook backed Ian Bell to return to form following the veteran batsman's promotion to No3 for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Joy as gender testing fails to stand up in court
Indian sprinter Dutee Chand says she is "super excited" about returning to athletics after a landmark ruling on the validity of so-called gender tests.

LA waits in wings after Boston ditches Games bid
The International Olympic Committee say they are confident the United States will find a "strong candidate" to host the 2024 Summer Games, despite Boston pulling out of the contest shortly before a mid- September nomination deadline.

A pitch for Blatter
Fifa boss Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his stewardship of football's governing body, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview aired by Swiss broadcaster RTS.

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