“Such a commission should be headed by a person with an absolutely unimpeachable reputation, who has the trust and respect of the Olympic family,” Putin said. “There is such a person in our country and he is Vitaly Georgievich Smirnov.”
“While we recognize that the NBA cannot choose the law in every city, state, and country in which we do business, we do not believe we can successfully host our All-Star festivities in Charlotte in the climate created by HB2,” the league said in a statement.
“All athletes found to have infringed the anti-doping rules will be banned from competing” at the Rio Games, the IOC said.
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“We Americans love to consume the Olympics and ‘travel’ there without going there by drinking and eating and celebrating the culture of whatever the host country is, so I think a lot of people are going to be watching the Olympic Games with a caipirinha in their hands,” Leblon Cachaça President and CEO Steve Luttmann said in a recent interview.
“I knew I was going to get one pitch the whole night. That was it,” Gonzalez said. “I’m glad I didn’t miss it. I didn’t waste that great outing that Bettis was throwing.”
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“Today’s judgment has created a level playing field for athletes,” world track and field’s governing body said in a statement.
“They needed someone who was consistent, who was marketable, who was eloquent enough in their speech and articulate enough to engage with the media, and who was interested in engaging with the fans via social media,” Burroughs said. “It was amazing timing for me.”