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The World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) has condemned Russian hackers for leaking confidential medical files of star US Olympic athletes. Athletes affected include tennis players Venus and Serena Williams and teenage gymnast Simone Biles. A group calling itself “Fancy Bears” claimed responsibility for the hack of a Wada database. After the leak, Ms Biles said she had long been taking medicine for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Having ADHD, and taking medicine for it is nothing to be ashamed of nothing that I’m afraid to let people know. — Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) September 13, 2016 The hacker group had accused her of…

Alexis Sanchez salvaged a point for Arsenal from their limp Champions League opener at Paris St-Germain. Edinson Cavani glanced PSG ahead after 42 seconds and should have had a hat-trick before half-time, firing wide after rounding David Ospina before slipping to fluff a simple finish. Sanchez rifled in the rebound from Arsenal’s first shot on target. Alex Iwobi might have had a late Arsenal winner before Olivier Giroud and PSG’s Marco Verratti were sent off. Substitute Giroud was brought on to enliven a tame attacking display and picked up two yellow cards in his 27 minutes, the second for an…

The Serie A champions start their Group H campaign at home to Sevilla, and their coach is focusing solely on that game rather than their chances of glory Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has dismissed suggestions that his side are favourites to triumph in this season’s Champions League. The Serie A champions – who have won their opening three domestic fixtures of 2016-17– start their Champions League campaign with a Group H clash against Europa League holders Sevilla at Juventus Stadium on Wednesday. However, Allegri was quick to shrug off assertions that Juve, finalists in 2014-15, should be expected to win a…

Swansea City pulled off a remarkable performance to hold Chelsea to a pulsating 2-2 draw game at the Liberty Stadium over the weekend. Ayew who joined West Ham United In a record deal is on the mends after damaging his quadriceps on his debut against Chelsea. The Welsh based club lost skipper Ashley Williams, Bafetimbi Gomis and Andre Ayew who scored 12 goals to help them avoid relegation last season. But forward Leroy Fer says they have shown they can cope with the loss of these figures. “”Some good names – Ashley [Williams], André [Ayew] and Bafé [Gomis] – went…

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