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Women-free shrine Okinoshima gets world heritage status from Unesco Women-free shrine Okinoshima gets world heritage status from Unesco
- July 11, 2017

In the 17th century the Okitsu-Miya Shrine was built for similar prayers. Men are only allowed to step foot on the island if they are willing to strip naked, but this tiny Japanese island has been listed as a world heritage site, alongside attractions such as Westminster Abbey, Venice and the pyramids. (more...)
IOC Strengthens Human Rights Obligations in Host City Contract 2024 IOC Strengthens Human Rights Obligations in Host City Contract 2024
- July 11, 2017

Paris is widely considered the favorite to win the 2024 Olympic Games bid on the 100th anniversary of the city's last staging and as the last European bid standing after Hamburg, Rome and Budapest all dropped from the race. "The project was built by a team, the national Olympic committee , the city of Paris, and is marked by the complete unity behind this project". Per the report, host cities and countries are contractually obligated to pay Olympic debts. (more...)
Ivan Perisic set for crunch Inter talks amid Man Utd links Ivan Perisic set for crunch Inter talks amid Man Utd links
- July 11, 2017

Spalletti was appointed as the new Inter boss in May following the departure of Stefano Pioli and it seems resolving the future of Perisic is one of the the Italian coaches top priorities. Inter remain stubborn over their valuation of the player but the 28-year-old's desire to link up with Jose Mourinho is unwavering with personal terms having already been agreed. (more...)
McGregor Pay-Per-View Price Is Set
- July 11, 2017

In case Floyd Mayweather's fight with UFC star Conor McGregor didn't already seem like an incredibly blatant money grab, the pay-per-view price will do the trick. The two will embark on a four-city tour to promote the fight, which is scheduled to take place August 26 in Las Vegas. McGregor has never boxed professionally. (more...)
Aron Baynes takes less money in leaving Pistons for Celtics Aron Baynes takes less money in leaving Pistons for Celtics
- July 11, 2017

Baynes may not be a big-time shot blocker and he's not the best defensive backup on the market (Dewayne Dedmon would have been ideal, but too expensive), but he's the best big the Celtics could have afforded. "His numbers project well (10.3 rebounds per 36 minutes) and his 6'10", 260-pound frame will be tough to move in the paint. It's quite possible that Baynes even starts at center if the Celtics aren't comfortable with the Horford-Morris duo. (more...)
Man Utd set to beat Chelsea to £35million Monaco midfielder
- July 10, 2017

Bakayoko's medical in west London is said to have been delayed due to a minor knee surgery which he went through at the end of last season. But now, the Old Trafford giants seem to have leapfrogged the reigning English Champions in the pursuit of Bakayoko, and have agreed to sign the France worldwide for a fee of £35 million. (more...)
Kendall And Kylie Jenner Are Finally Being Sued For 'Exploitative' T-Shirts Kendall And Kylie Jenner Are Finally Being Sued For 'Exploitative' T-Shirts
- July 10, 2017

Miller's claimed right of publicity ". In documents exclusively shared with Digital Music News, Miller claimed that the sisters " misappropriated and wrongfully exploited at least two original photographs" featuring the late Tupac Shakur . (more...)
Venus Williams wins, Kerber loses at Wimbledon Venus Williams wins, Kerber loses at Wimbledon
- July 10, 2017

The 20-year-old Latvian, who is now only three wins away from completing what would be astonishing grand slam double, had looked to be cruising when she led 5-2 in the second set. Ten of the 17 encounters have gone to three sets - and in three of their last four matches, the victor has had to save at least one match point (Radwanska saved three in Madrid in 2014; Kuznetsova saved one in both Wuhan and the WTA Finals last year). (more...)
Libya, Nigeria may attend OPEC, non-OPEC July meeting: Russian Federation Libya, Nigeria may attend OPEC, non-OPEC July meeting: Russian Federation
- July 10, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell last month lifted force majeure at the key Forcados oil terminal it operates after repairs of damage caused by militants, which is expected to raise Nigeria's output to at least 2 million bpd. The minister was echoing the words of four Russian government officials who told Bloomberg on Wednesday that Russia would oppose any attempts to deepen the oil production cuts now in effect in OPEC and 11 other oil producers. (more...)
Senior Defensive End KJ Smith Named to Bednarik List Senior Defensive End KJ Smith Named to Bednarik List
- July 10, 2017

Fitzgerald is the first Bulldog up for the award since Dak Prescott in 2015. Smith emerged as a complete back in 2016 when he rushed 240 times (tenth most in school history in a single season) for 1,158 yards (16th most in school history in a single season) and 16 touchdowns (third most in school history in a single season). (more...)
Uran sprints to dramatic win after Porte and Thomas crash out Uran sprints to dramatic win after Porte and Thomas crash out
- July 10, 2017

Race leader Chris Froome lifted his hand to signal to the race and to his team behind that he needed a new bike. No mistaking, Porte's crash on the narrow twisting 13-kilometre descent of the Mont du Chat at 72.5km/h was horrific. The Colombian Nairo Quintana, three times on the podium of the Tour since 2013, has been distanced in the last of the seven climbs of the day, the mont du Chat . (more...)
Lions player ratings from a stunning game of rugby
- July 10, 2017

Kieran Read appealed to Poite for another penalty, some players dropped to their knees, others congratulated their team-mates and Owen Farrell explained "it's a draw" to one of his fellow Lions. "The same is true of the manner in which Warren Gatland and his coaches have managed to bring this group together in such a short space of time ". (more...)
Blow to Froome as Thomas crashes out of Tour Blow to Froome as Thomas crashes out of Tour
- July 10, 2017

Overall, Froome leads Aru by 18 seconds and Bardet by 51. The damage from a brutal stage took its toll: Porte and Thomas were just two of around 20 riders who crashed on the wet, narrow roads of the Jura. Stage honours were decided by a rare sprint finish between general classification contenders, with AG2R La Mondiale's Romain Bardet fourth and Fabio Aru of Astana fifth. (more...)
David Griffin pulls name out of New York Knicks general manager search David Griffin pulls name out of New York Knicks general manager search
- July 10, 2017

The New York Knicks may have zeroed in on their Phil Jackson replacement. When the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed #General Manager #David Griffin out of the organization, no less than LeBron James spoke up and said that he appreciated Griffin even if no one else did. (more...)
Wimbledon: Roger Federer enters the unknown against Mischa Zverev Wimbledon: Roger Federer enters the unknown against Mischa Zverev
- July 10, 2017

Caroline Wozniacki, the fifth seed, bested Anett Kontaveit, 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-2. Seven time champion Federer is aware that his form is improving, commenting: "Every time I have played him he has become better". However, the German recovered to take the tiebreak 7-6 (2), before a 6-4 win in the third sent Kerber through. Dimitrov has won six of his last seven matches on grass court. (more...)
F1: in Austria vince Bottas, Vettel è secondo F1: in Austria vince Bottas, Vettel è secondo
- July 09, 2017

Bottas agguanta così il suo secondo successo stagionale . Il finlandese della Mercedes vince e tiene dietro Vettel secondo. Completano la top 10 Romain Grosjean , sesto con la Haas , seguito dalle Force India di Sergio Perez e Esteban Ocon . (more...)
Haley and Trump charge each other up for war with North Korea Haley and Trump charge each other up for war with North Korea
- July 09, 2017

Xi also stressed that the two countries should stick to mutual respect and win-win cooperation, expand practical cooperation in various fields and strengthen coordination on worldwide and regional issues, so as to keep China-U.S. Xinhua said Xi stressed to Trump China's position that it adheres to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and maintaining peace and stability there. (more...)
Chelsea confirm Antonio Rudiger signing Chelsea confirm Antonio Rudiger signing
- July 09, 2017

The Blues could pay an extra €4m in bonuses. The club announced the news via their official website . He signed for Roma from Stuttgart in 2015 and reports have suggested that Chelsea were keen on signing him then. " It's a great feeling because not every player has the opportunity to join a huge club like this ", he said. However, reports last week suggested that the Premier League champions had turned their attentions to AS Roma's Germany worldwide Rudiger as a potential ... (more...)
Blac Chyna Makes a Colorful Public Appearance Amid Rob Kardashian Drama Blac Chyna Makes a Colorful Public Appearance Amid Rob Kardashian Drama
- July 09, 2017

Ferrari (also known as Rarri True) has chosen the Veri App as an exclusive outlet to share his side of the story in the Rob Kardashian/Blac Chyna scandal. " Chyna has the right to live as she chooses, work as she chooses, dress as she chooses, date who she chooses and be intimate with who she chooses", Bloom said. (more...)
US ties Panama in front of record crowd in Nashville US ties Panama in front of record crowd in Nashville
- July 09, 2017

After all Canada won it in 2000 and they haven't made it to the World Cup since 1986. Panama woke up after the goal and instantly started putting the United States under heavy pressure. Earlier, French Guiana and Canada did not meet on the football field. He was traded in January from the New York Red Bulls to Chicago, which won its only Major League Soccer championship in 1998, and has helped turn around the Fire's fortunes. (more...)