MANCHESTER, England Joe Root's masterful 254 and three early wickets for Chris Woakes put England in a commanding position on the second day of the second test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Saturday.
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MOSCOW Mircea Lucescu won his first competition since taking over as coach when Zenit St Petersburg beat CSKA Moscow 1-0 to retain the Russian Super Cup on Saturday.
MOSCOW There is just a one percent probability that the International Olympic Committee will allow Russian track-and-field athletes to take part in the Rio Olympics, TASS news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying on Saturday.
Sunderland appointed David Moyes as manager on Saturday, replacing Sam Allardyce who has taken charge of the England team.
RIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation gave Brazil the tip that led to arrests this week of 11 suspected militants who had discussed a possible attack on the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to a Brazilian prosecutor.
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