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Michele Scarponi appears before anti-doping commission

Another cyclist was summoned to the Italian Olympic Committee hearing for alleged involvement in a Spanish blood-doping scandal.

Michele Scarponi, who rides for the Acqua & Sapone team, will appear before CONI's doping commission Wednesday on charges of having used or attempted to use a banned substance or method.

Giro d'Italia champion Ivan Basso will have a similar hearing the same day. The Discovery Channel rider has denied doping.

About 1,600 PMC Wagner fighters leave Libya in unknown direction

About 1,600 fighters of private military company (PMC) Wagner left the war zone in western Libya, Anadolu agency reports with reference to Mohammed Kununu, a representative of Libyan government forces.

According to him, PMC employees involved in the Libyan conflict on the side of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar departed from Beni Walid airport near Tripoli on board two military transport aircraft. Their destination remains unknown.

Manager of the England national team Sam Allardyce suspected of corruption

Мanager of the England national team. Sam Allardyce was accused of corruption and bribery. The following information was provided by the journalists of The Daily Telegraph who made their own investigation.

Cristiano Ronaldo may move from Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain for €1 billion


Cristiano Ronaldo may move from Real Madrid to Paris Saint-Germain in the event the Spanish club receives a compensation of one billion euros, Real President Florentino Perez said, Pravda.Ru reports with reference to

Putin’s official spokesman Dmitry Peskov discharged from hospital

Dmitry Peskov, an official spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, was discharged from hospital.

"Yes, that's true," Peskov told reporters.

Europa League Matchday Six: Two Russian teams top groups

Krasnodar, qualified for the next phase of the Europa League as leader of Group C, winning away at Qäbälä 3-0; In Group B, Rubin Kazan had a good 2-2 draw away at Bordeaux but it was not enough; Lokomotiv Moskva topped Group H with a 3-0 away win in Albania at Skënderbeu.