Stepanova fails again with rio start permit

Stepanova fails again with rio start permit

Russian doping informant julia stepanova has also failed with a second attempt to compete at the olympic games in rio de janeiro.

This was announced after a meeting of the executive committee of the international olympic committee (IOC). Stepanova had once again written to the IOC.

IOC spokesman mark adams said after the meeting in rio, chaired by president thomas bach, that there was no further discussion of stepanova’s renewed request. "The final decision has already been made," said adams, referring to a decision to that effect on 24. July in lausanne.

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There is always more

There is always more

A goal ratio of 116:9, only one draw in the entire season, not lost at all for one and a half years: the C-youth of the 1. FC burk is the current high flyer in junior football. Only once this season did it not work out with a "three" – in the last game of the first half of the season at ASV mohrendorf, the burk team drew 1:1. The game had been taken too lightly with all the victories in advance. "The guys thought it was a self-runner – and got the memo for it. I was angry about the draw, but I think that the players were the most angry", says metin akyol, long-time youth coach at burk and current coach of the c-juniors.

While the season is gradually coming to an end for most youth teams, the burk C-youth is still heading for the rough season finale. In the league the case is eaten, the championship long decided. But the burk team has another major goal besides promotion to the district league: making it to the state final of the construction cup. But to get there, we have to reach the district finals. Sunday, 2. June, the final tournament takes place at the spvgg mogeldorf.

Greuther furth is waiting
The burker have in the semifinals with the spvgg greuther furth a regional league and the probably strongest opponent zugelost got. Lospech just. The second semi-final will be played by the hosts against SG quelle furth. But: no one at 1 FC burk is so easily frightened by big names. FC burk, no one gets shaky knees so quickly. Not even before eltersdorf. The sportclub faced the burkers in the 4. Round of the construction cup against. "We should keep the defeat within limits, I was advised before the game", says akyol. Then the burk won 1-0 – probably also thanks to the six-day training camp in italy, immediately before the game, at the express wish of the team. "No cell phone, no television, no internet. Only nature and fubball. You could see the result, says akyol.

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Dutt “heib” on sammer-job – on wavelength with low

Dutt 'heib' on sammer-job - on wavelength with low

"Every day i got more and more excited about the job," explained the 47-year-old at his presentation at the headquarters of the german football association (dfb) in frankfurt am main. Dutt wants to step energetically into the rough shoes of ex-national player sammer, who surprisingly moved to munich as sports director at the beginning of the month. His main task will also be to supply joachim low with players for the senior national team as the association’s chief youth promoter. "We have discovered a wave-long," remarked the former bundesliga coach after an initial conversation with the DFB coach: "jogi has made a difference in the last few years."

Low also buried the dutt commitment, in which he had been involved from the very beginning, as DFB president wolfgang niersbach specially pointed out. "I’m glad that the DFB acted so quickly and so well and found such a competent solution," said low. He is looking forward to the cooperation. Team manager oliver bierhoff also pledged the "support" of the national team management to dutt.

In the initial phase of their collaboration after the 2006 world cup, however, sammer and low/bierhoff had been at loggerheads and there had also been "friction," as niersbach confirmed: "matthias is positively annoying, and the bavarians are perhaps already feeling it," the DFB boss explained with a smile. Dutt is to work "closely and in a spirit of trust" with low right from the start, as niersbach emphasized.

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