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The initial success of the game nearly doubled Nintendo's stock, adding more than $20 billion to the company's market value through to close last week. On Friday, Nintendo put out a statement pointing out that it owns only 32 percent of the voting power of The Pokémon Company , an affiliated company that holds the ownership rights to Pokémon.
  • After Woakes wrecks Pakistan, England opt against follow-on

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    England were frustrated by three further breaks for rain prior to Mohammad Amir having Hales caught behind for 24, but Pakistan's prospects appear bleak with a clear forecast for days four and five. Misbah (52) proved what might have been possible for his colleagues too as the ninth wicket realised the innings' first and only half-century stand.
  • Manchester City vs Manchester United: International Champions Cup friendly cancelled after rain

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    Manchester United and Manchester City's International Champions Cup (ICC) friendly in Beijing has been cancelled due to weather conditions. "A good result means going home without any injuries". We can not just run away and disappear and not play, so we have to play and try to be lucky. Due to catastrophic flooding, tomorrow's friendly between United and rivals Manchester City was a serious doubt to even occur.
  • Chris Sale wants to remain in Chicago after destroying White Sox throwbacks

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    On the night before Sale's Saturday start, he was advised that the '76 throwbacks were set for his start and Sale asked the clubhouse manager for a different uniform, then expressing the sentiment to pitching coach Don Cooper. If the players don't feel comfortable 100 percent about what we are doing to win the game, and we have an easy fix - it was as easy as hanging up another jersey, and everyone was fine.
  • Allardyce dealing in reality, not England's potential

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    Sammy Lee, Allardyce's former assistant at Bolton Wanderers, will be part of England's backroom staff while Glenn also confirmed that the FA are holding talks with Bayern Munich assistant coach Paul Clement over a part-time role. And have some fun, the game of football is to be enjoyed and I've enjoyed my life in the game for many years", he said. "I want to enjoy my football again and become the best I can be".
  • Pence returns home to IN after 'pretty overwhelming' trip

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    Well, not if the man doing the introduction is Donald Trump. As the Republican Party prepares for the national convention, we are beginning to get a better look at what Donald Trump and Gov. The theme music from the movie "Air Force One" blared over loudspeakers as a plane carrying Pence pulled up to a hangar at a suburban Indianapolis airport on Saturday evening, mirroring Trump's trademark campaign rally entrance.
  • Manchester United vs Manchester City friendly in Beijing cancelled due to weather

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    Maybe with these conditions it's a double friendly". "The result I want tomorrow is to go home without injuries and that is the luck I want". China is the unlikely setting for the rivals' first meeting since the 2013 Super Cup between Bayern Munich and Chelsea, with Beijing's imposing Bird's Nest Stadium playing host to the first-ever Manchester derby on foreign soil.
  • Trading is coming to Pokemon Go

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    Nintendo put out a statement on Friday that said the impact of "Pokemon Go" on its business results would be " limited ". On Friday, the Kyoto-based gaming company said income from the game would be limited and that it did not plan to revise its earnings outlook.
  • Former Olympic champ among canoeists to get Rio bans

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    Russian head of state Vladimir Putinis honorary president of the International Judo Federation. "The topic of the recent International Olympic Committee ruling relating to Russian athletes was raised ahead of Putin's planned meeting tomorrow with the Russian Olympic team", Peskov was quoted as saying.
  • Stepanovs say drug cheats will compete in Rio

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    In addition to the ban on Russia's entire track and field team over doping, seven swimmers, two weightlifters, a wrestler and three rowers have all also been barred. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) now has to confirm ISAF's decision. "Yes, you could say that", he replied. The news followed a run of decisions from other sporting bodies which saw Russian Federation lose athletes due to their involvement in the country's recently-uncovered, state-run doping programme, or because they ...
  • Russian sailor excluded from Rio team

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    Despite four Russian boats being kicked out, there's still chance another crew could be formed for Rio. It said in a statement that Russian Federation had qualified five boats and entered 26 rowers and two cox for the Olympic Games. The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the IOC's concerns about individual justice are well-founded but must be applied to benefit athletes who compete against state-sponsored doping systems.
  • Big 10 Football Media Days

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    Jim Harbaugh not only took part in the Big Ten Media Days press conference, but also a podium Q&A session later Monday afternoon. Cap and blazer: Harbaugh wore his signature blue cap with the maize block "M", which was an interesting complement to his dark blazer and tie.
  • Bernie Sanders: I stand with Hillary

    Bernie Sanders: I stand with Hillary

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    The fragile truce will be tested once again Tuesday, when a roll call vote is held to formally nominate Clinton as the party's nominee. At last week's Republican National Convention, Ted Cruz caused a ruckus by declining to endorse Donald Trump.
  • On DNC's first night, Democrats come together

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    But he expressed skepticism that many issues that drew progressives to Sanders will get much traction with Clinton. Some yelled "we trusted you" whiles others chanted "you let us down". During his Monday night speech, Sanders said, " Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States". A number of Monday's speakers were some of Sanders' earliest sympathizers, including Rep.
  • Big Ten Media Days: Highlights from Minnesota HC Tracy Claeys' presser

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    If we lost before, is that supposed to stop you from grinding and doing it again? "My motivation was to get a semi-free vacation". "They expect better themselves also". Even some ultra-competitive people might have been less combative than Harbaugh was after going a somewhat unexpected 10-3 in his first season at MI last season.
  • Jim Harbaugh: On dreaming big dreams and life in the spotlight

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    He tilted his head to the side, shrugged his shoulders and said it just felt right. "Of course, I haven't had a haircut in about five weeks". "I know DJ Durkin will have his team prepared and playing with their hair on fire - one of my favorite phrases that DJ uses - and it'll happen".
  • Man Utd v Man City clash cancelled due to Beijing weather

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    The fixture cancellation capped a chaotic 24 hours for the Red Devils. The surface at the Birds Nest stadium in Beijing was described as "bad" by United boss Jose Mourinho on Sunday. Mourinho was also unimpressed with the standard of questioning by the media. Why not? Why shouldn't I shake hands with him? So we have to play and try to be lucky.
  • Allardyce determined to solve problem of England player mind games

    Allardyce determined to solve problem of England player mind games

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    You toughen yourself for whatever job. "Interestingly in the interview Sam quoted the All Blacks - 'leave the shirt in a better place than you found it'". "I think choosing styles of systems depends on the players available and who we are playing. I am just getting my feet under the the table at the moment".
  • Sale suspended after jersey-cutting incident

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    He was suspended Sunday for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team uniforms before his scheduled start against the Tigers Friday. "I was gone for so long", Konerko said. They lose games that they should be winning, and they have stretches where they are one of the worst teams in baseball.
  • Pep reunion lured Nolito to City

    Pep reunion lured Nolito to City

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    Delph, 26, joined City in a acrimonious switch from Aston Villa past year after he initially rejected a move before performing a U-turn and signing for £8million. "There's a contintuation of the style of play and I think he will be a great fit for Manchester City ". I thought it was the best decision for me and my career.
  • Big 12 to Officially Begin Taking Expansion Applications

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    No matter the cause, this is a major step forward for Big 12 expansion, but more importantly, Cincinnati's Power 5 dreams. By late Wednesday, University of Houston president Renu Khator and Cice President of intercollegiate athletics Hunter Yurachek went into sell-mode, releasing separate statements extolling numerous virtues - academic standing, media market, strength of athletic program -the Big 12 said it desires.
  • Milos Raonic, Simona Halep quit Rio Olympics over Zika fears

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    The world's biggest sporting event will be held in Rio de Janeiro from August 5 to 21, with an estimated 17,000 athletes and a half-million spectators due to visit Rio for the games. I hope the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee and all Romanians will respect my decision. Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
  • Osbourne: Kanye West is a bully

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    During the conversation , Swift is on speakerphone. "Hurtful to me at this point that her and her team would go so far out of their way to try and make ME look bad at this stage though", he wrote. Slamming claims Kanye has video proof of Swift giving her blessing for the song, she began: "Where is the video of Kanye telling me he was going to call me 'that b****' in his song?" Something terrible could happen in this country, and I just feel like we should be writing music ...
  • Brickyard could give Busch boost toward 2nd Cup title

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    In addition to his two victories this week, Busch also claimed the pole in both races, making his the first NASCAR driver to sweep both poles and both races on the same weekend. With 6 laps left a red flag and the cars had to stop until the track was clear. The only real challenge for Busch came with a series of late crashes that delayed his inevitable trip to victory lane.
  • 'SHAME ON THEM:' owner of Hornets blasts NBA, Charlotte, trans people

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    B.S". Sabates, one of the founding owners of the team and a successful businessman who built himself up from nothing after arriving in the U.S.at the age of 15, complained in his email that "21 other US states are suing the Federal Government over laws that are not fair to our communities", referring to the lawsuits filed by governors upset over directives by the federal government for schools to treat transgender students as equals.
  • Tottenham pre-season: Expected line-up for Juventus clash in Melbourne

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    Where is the game being played? With Miralem Pjanic and Medhi Benatia both rested in the game against Victory, Allegri confirmed the pair will play along with Roberto Pereyra on Tuesday. It was a heartbreaking end to head coach Mauricio Pochettino's side as they failed to hold on to the second spot of the English top flight table to finish third behind Leicester City and Arsenal.
  • International Olympic Committee to Study 'Legal Options' on Russia Ban

    International Olympic Committee to Study 'Legal Options' on Russia Ban

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    The IOC is examining the legal options of a blanket ban following a report by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren that accused Russia's sports ministry of overseeing doping of the country's Olympic athletes. The summer sports federations prefer that doping allegations are handled on an individual basis. A DISMAYED MP in Worcestershire has hit out at the Russian doping scandal - likening it to "a form of institutional child abuse".
  • Manchester derby in Beijing called off after bad weather

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    The two rivals were scheduled to meet at the Bird's Nest Stadium - the host venue of the 2008 Olympics - in the Chinese capital on Monday night, with a capacity crowd of 91,000 expected to attend. Captain Vincent Kompany is in Beijing with the squad after recovering from an injury-blighted campaign in 2015-16, but did not train with the rest of the players as he is undergoing his own intensive programme to regain full fitness.
  • A divided Republican party: Donald or Ivanka for president?

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    The prevailing narrative at the Cleveland convention has not been about Mr 'Trump's positions, but dominated instead by the failure of he party's various factions to unite behind him because of lingering concerns over his policy positions and temperament.
  • Trump sharpens attack on Clinton, vows law and order if elected

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    As the crowd roared: " Lock her up ", Mr Trump waved them off and said: "Let's defeat her in November". Thousands of supporters who were gathered in the convention hall roared their approval. "I can't believe he didn't endorse him, because he claims to be a Christian, and maybe Donald Trump was right", Cecilia Cdebaca, a New Mexico delegate, told The Post's Philip Rucker .