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Lizzie Armitstead cleared for Rio Olympics after UK Anti-Doping charge for missed tests

The world champion missed three out-of-competition tests in a 12-month period, but was cleared by the Court of Arbitration for Sport due to an error by a UK Anti-Doping official Britain s Lizzie Armitstead 1 has been cleared to race at the 2016 Rio Olympics 2 after being charged by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) for missing three out-of-competition tests.

UKAD provisionally suspended world champion Armitstead on July 11, who is aiming for a gold medal in the Rio road race 3 , after she missed a third doping control in 12 months on June 9; the maximum limit on whereabouts failures in that time limit. > > > Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race and Time Trial: route, map and schedule 4 The 27-year-old was facing a four-year ban by UKAD, but subsequently won a battle in the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) which ruled in her favour and struck off the first of the three missed tests.

Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaves the Lowry Hotel for the Radisson…

because it didn’t have a …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has decided to check out of Manchester United’s favoured team hotel – because it doesn’t have a swimming pool.

The Swedish striker has moved his family from the five-star Lowry Hotel, long used by United for preparations before home fixtures, to the Radisson Blu, used frequently by Manchester City.

At the heart of Ibrahimovic’s decision was that, unlike the Lowry, the Radisson has a swimming pool.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic mobbed by Manchester United fans as he leaves hotel for first training session

Fans mobbed Zlatan Ibrahimovic 1 as he left the hotel to head to training for his first Manchester United 2 training session.

The Swede linked up with his new United team-mates for the first time on Thursday after they returned from their pre-season tour of China.

Jose Mourinho 3 is preparing his squad for Saturday’s pre-season friendly against Galatasaray in Gothenburg