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Pokémon Goes Up As Nintendo Goes Down

Bloomberg , citing Macquarie Securities' analyst David Gibson, reported that Nintendo's effective economic stake in the mobile game is a mere 13 percent . The company will be reporting on Wednesday about its first quarter earnings which is expected to be around 35 billion yen, as forecasted by the firm.


Paul Scholes: Pogba not worth record fee

Paul Scholes: Pogba not worth record fee

José Mourinho wants to make Pogba his fourth major signing of the summer to follow Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Transfer chief Ed Woodward will then hope to conclude the record deal for Pogba as Mourinho looks to finalise his squad in time for the new season.



Russian Athletes Have Been Banned From Rio Olympics in Swimming and Rowing

Russian Federation will be able to nominate a replacement for Sozykin's place in the 470, which is a two-person boat class. The remaining 22 Russians will have their anti-doping record checked before the FISA makes its final decision which "may result in further declarations of ineligibility".



Shooting Russians cleared for Rio Games

USA anti-doping chief Travis Tygart also criticized the International Olympic Committee overthe move, accusing it of creating "a confusing mess" with its decision. The country's sports leaders subsequently acknowledged a culture of doping that dates to the Soviets and East Germans of the Communist era. SHOOTING - The International Shooting Federation (ISSF) has cleared all 18 Russian shooters to compete at the Games.


Arsenal star ruled out for up to five months with knee injury

Arsenal star ruled out for up to five months with knee injury

Even before Mertesacker's injury, the Gunners needed to bring in defensive reinforcements. That means Arsenal travel with just one recognised "senior" centre back in Calum Chambers, while new signing Rob Holding is nearly certain to make his debut against either MLS All-Stars or Chivas.