The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the Games because there is no money to be won - not because of the Zika virus.
"And I don't mean to make that sound in a bad way". It's not like we're chasing it because of that.
"We play the Presidents Cup, there's no prize money". In doubles, she and Venus will be trying to win gold for the fourth time, after triumphs in 2000, 2008 and 2012.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, had received a filed lawsuit from the Russian Olympic Committee against IAAF in defence of 68 national track and field athletes wishing to participate in the 2016 Summer Games. Golf is guaranteed a spot in the Tokyo Olympics in four years, but could be vulnerable after that. I wouldn't worry about it.
Weightlifting Olympic champion Liao Hui, who missed the 2012 Olympics after failing a drugs test, also announced his retirement on the Twitter-like Weibo platform on Monday.
Raonic admitted that the Zika virus was part of the reason behind his decision. "I want to try and play well and do myself and my country proud by hopefully bringing home a medal".
Scott was among the first golfers to announce he wasn't going to Brazil, the former world No.1 citing a jam-packed schedule and his focus on the majors as his preference.
World number one Jason Day has hit back at critics of the golfers who have elected to skip the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
The men's Olympic golf competition will take place from 11 to 14 August.
The 36-year-old says he's not offended by Nuzman's remarks, but he's not happy either.
"There is nothing more special than becoming a parent, and I'm blessed to have so many examples of women, in every walk of life, who have pursued careers they love while raising children".
Brazil has said it will bolster security for next month's Olympics in the aftermath of the attack on France's Riviera city, which saw a man ram his truck into crowds gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks.
A Kansas City, Kansas, police captain has died following a shooting early Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources. The officer was investigating a report that a person was being shot at by several people in a vehicle, officials said.
The couple, who got engaged on Valentine's Day 2015, ended their relationship earlier this month, a source confirms to Us. In fact, Kinney turned down the chance to present at the Golden Globes so that all attention could be on Gaga.
ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude added 2 cents to $45.97 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude, the worldwide benchmark, was down 46 cents at $47.15 a barrel but above Friday's low of $46.65.
Aslam Azeem, a junior army officer, encouraged his brother Waseem Azeem to murder their sister, their father Mohammad Azeem said . She was known for her provocative posts and activism for women's rights within Pakistan. "I drugged her first, then I killed her.
Robot a week when an ex-employee of a Virginia TV station killed a reporter and photographer while on live TV. Actor Mark Wahlberg attends a photocall for " Shooter " on March 28, 2007 at Hotel Santo Mauro in Madrid.
MP Chris Bryant, who is supporting Mr Smith, admitted it was a blow to either of their chances of beating Mr Corbyn . My total focus is on doing all I can to help to save the Labour Party as a credible, appealing national force'.
Meanwhile, a long-acclaimed show from FX received Emmy nods in major categories this year for the first time. The 68th Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be held at The Microsoft Theater here on September 18 .
Colbert was filming a segment for his show this week and Tittl, attending his first convention, was the first to volunteer. Of course, he gets off one last barb against Donald Trump, because he always has the last word.
Three Syrian men were arrested last month on suspicions that they were planning to carry out a mass casualty attack in Dusseldorf. The Islamic State today claimed responsibility for the German train attack by an axe-weilding Afghan refugee.