CARSON, Calif. – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes there has never been a Premier League quite like the current one, in terms of the sheer amount of world-class managerial talent now plying its trade in the English top-flight. Next season Wenger will be matching wits with some of the biggest managers in the modern game, including incoming Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, Antonio Conte at Chelsea, and his old rival Jose Mourinho, who returns to the Premier League to take charge at Manchester United. The Frenchman was in Southern California and gave a wide-ranging press conference ahead of Arsenal’s preseason exhibition match against Chivas de Guadalajara.
The IOC said any Russian athletes with a previous doping suspension will be ineligible to compete at the Olympics. AQUATICS (SWIMMING, DIVING, SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING AND WATERPOLO) - Yulia Efimova, Mikhail Dovgalyuk, Natalia Lovtcova, Anastasia Krapivina, Nikita Lobintsev, Vladimir Morozov and Daria Ustinova are seven Russian swimmers banned by the governing body FINA from competing at Rio. ARCHERY - Russia's three-member archery team has been given the all clear to take part in the Games by the World Archery Federation (WA).