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Australian Rohan Dennis pulls out of Tour de France to focus on Olympics

Australian Rohan Dennis has joined British cycling star Mark Cavendish in leaving the Tour de France early ahead of the Olympics. Like Cavendish, Dennis has decided it will not help his Rio preparations by staying on the Tour until Sunday’s final stage in Paris.<p>Cavendish is aiming for the omnium on …

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From the archive: a history of the EU debate – in pictures

The story of Britain’s continually re-examined relationship with the EU is a long one, stretching back further than the organisation itself - to the end of the second world war and Winston Churchill’s call for a “united Europe” to guard against similarly catastrophic conflicts in future. The GNM …

Barca beat Betis to remain top, Atletico, Real keep up pressure

Barcelona remain on top of La Liga with two games remaining as goals from Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suarez earned a 2-0 win over 10-man Real Betis on Saturday.<p>On a day of high tension when all three title contenders were at one point top of the table, Antoine Griezmann came off the bench to score the …

Clinton and allies attack Sanders on gun control ahead of N.Y. primary

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y. – In a sign of the Democratic presidential race’s escalating negativity ahead of the New York primary, Hillary Clinton staged a campaign event here Monday centered entirely on gun control to drive home a sharp contrast with rival Bernie Sanders.<p>Clinton convened a round …

Going into season 4, ranking the players in the ‘Game of Thrones’

“Game of Thrones” returns with a clang on Sunday, continuing its searching exploration of the legacy of war crimes, the long-term impact of sexual assault, and what happens when an insurgent movement happens to have hatched fast-growing dragons (I will be recapping the show here, in tandem with pop …

Ashley Wagner Was Not Impressed With Figure Skating Judges In Team Event (PHOTOS)

Judges, take note: Ashley Wagner is going to be checking the protocols.<p>The U.S. figure skater was visibly disappointed with her scores after her performance in women's short program of the inaugural team event at the 2014 Sochi Olympics on Saturday. After completing an impressive routine to "Shine …

At the Portobello Road market...

Jimi's Last Ride

On the evening of August 26th, 1970, Jimi Hendrix walked through the street-level door at 52 West 8th Street in New York's Greenwich Village into …

Rihanna Posts Bikini Photos From Thailand Vacation

Rihanna shared a series of photos from her Thailand vacation, many of which included her in a bikini.<p>The 25-year-old singer is currently in the Southeast Asia locale enjoying some R&R while on a break from her Diamonds World Tour. On Saturday, Rihanna posed in a black bikini with a netted back …