The bans were imposed for ethics violations related to a payment of two million Swiss francs that Federation Internationale de Football Association made to Platini with Blatter's approval in 2011 for work done a decade earlier. Blatter's hearing was set for today back in July, with the CAS facing a deluge of cases involving Russian athletes ahead of Rio 2016 as well as the appeals filed during the Games, which were handled by an ad-hoc division based in the Brazilian city.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has praised manager Zinedine Zidane for turning the club's fortunes around last season. Spanish publication MARCA claim that Real Madrid are looking to extend Modric's contract at the Bernabeu.
The No. 1 ranking is also the 44th time the Crimson Tide have topped the AP poll since 2008. The same can be said for a one-loss FSU team that beats Ole Miss and Florida. The Southeastern Conference, led by Alabama, has six ranked teams. Two more Sooners' non-conference opponents are ranked in the top 25-Ohio State at No.
He has fallen out of favor with coach Pep Guardiola, and Barcelona's Claudio Bravo is on the verge of signing. "Yes, he has a chance to play", said Guardiola. "This is a special place for me, I don't think there has been any secret made of that". "It is a place I love to be, but situations occur in football".
Earlier, Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews won the toss and elected to bat first, as they posted a challenging total of 288, courtesy of three half-centuries form Kusal Mendis, Mathews and Kusal Perera, while Australia's all-rounder James Faulkner claimed a hat-trick, and became the 40th bowler in ODI cricket to do so.
Laura Trott - Gold in women's omnium , gold in women's team pursuit. "I still feel like that little girl riding her bike because she loves it", she said. While Trott was totally dominant in the omnium, Kenny's keirin victory was controversial. Kenny and Malaysia's Azizulhasni Awang faced an anxious wait to see if they would be permitted to join the restart after appearing to marginally overtake the derny before it left the track.