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August 2016

Iranian women allowed to take part in motocross races

Tehran, Aug 31: Iran's Motorcycle and Automobile Federation has allowed Iranian women to take part in motocross races in the country, local media reported on Wednesday.Mahmoud Seydanlou, the head of the federation, said that "We hope to see the Iranian women in the country's championships. It can pave the way for our women to participate in the world championships", reports Xinhua. "The Iranian talented women are interested in taking part in the motocross races and we are happy to facilitate their…

Wilfried Bony leaves Man City on loan to Stoke City

London, Aug 31 (IANS) Manchester City and Stoke City reached an agreement on Wednesday regarding the loan of Ivorian striker Wilfried Bony to the English football club.Bony, 27, could not leave his mark with the Citizens, and started in only 15 English Premier League games since he signed for the Manchester side in January 2015 for 28 million pounds sterling ($36.5 million), reports Efe. The forward will play in Stoke City on loan for one season. On his official Twitter account, the striker wrote: "Thank You to…

IOC sanctions six sportspersons for failing dope tests at 2008 Games

Geneva, Aug 31: The International Olympic Committee has sanctioned six athletes for failing doping tests at the Beijing Games in 2008, it was announced on Wednesday.They included three Russian medallists -- weighlifters Nadezda Evstyukhina and Marina Shainova, and Tatyana Firova, who finished second with teammates in the 4x400m event. Evstyukhina won a bronze medal in the Beijing Games, while Shainova won silver, reports Xinhua. Bronze medal-winning weighlighter Tigran Martirosyan of Armenia and fellow weighlifters…

Jeremy Mathieu returns to Barcelona training

Barcelona, Aug 31: French defender Jeremy Mathieu returned on Wednesday to training sessions with Spanish football champions Barcelona after recovering from an injury.Mathieu, who sustained an injury during the first leg of the Supercopa de España in mid-August, is expected to acquire medical clearance in two weeks, reports Efe. Barcelona's Spanish coach Luis Enrique was absent on Wednesday as he is attending a meeting in the Swiss city of Nyon alongside other European team managers to exchange views and to…

Chelsea loans Chile’s Cristian Cuevas to Sint-Truidense again

London, Aug 31: Chilean left-back Cristian Cuevas on Wednesday left Chelsea to play on loan for Belgian football side Sint-Truidense.Despite participating with Chelsea during pre-season preparations and playing a few minutes in the 8-0 victory over Austrian side Atus Ferlach, Cuevas headed back to the city of Sint-Truiden, where he already played on loan last year, reports Efe. Cuevas, 21, signed a five-year-contract with Chelsea in July 2013 after moving from Chilean side O'Higgins.
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