Doha and Baku were separated from care for a 2020 Olympics on Wednesday by a International Olympic Committee.
Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul done a cut as a IOC executive house staid on a finalists in a assembly in Quebec City.
Doha, collateral of a Gulf state of Qatar, and Baku, collateral of Azerbaijan, also unsuccessful to make a final list for a 2016 Games.
Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul will go by a 17-month foe until a IOC votes in 2014.
SOCCER: Queens Park Rangers captain Joey Barton was given a 12-game anathema and fined $118,000 by a Football Association for aroused control in a final English Premier League diversion of a season. The midfielder was sent off for elbowing Manchester City’s Carlos Tevez, and afterwards kicked Sergio Aguero and attempted to head-butt Vincent Kompany before being wrestled off a margin by teammates.
Barton, who served 6 months in jail after a travel quarrel in Liverpool in 2008 and was arrested for assaulting a cab motorist in 2007, has amassed a prolonged list of fines and bans by a FA for incidents over a final 8 years, including aggressive teammates during training, pulling a illuminated cigar into a teenage teammate’s eye during a 2004 Christmas party, fighting a 15-year-old fan while on an Asian tour, and mooning fans during a compare during Everton.
After 4 years during Aston Villa, American goalkeeper Brad Guzan was expelled by a Birmingham-based English Premier League club.
In Major League Soccer, New York Red Bulls striker Kenny Cooper scored in a 56th notation to deliver a 1-1 tie with Chivas USA in Harrison, N.J. Juan Pablo Angel tallied for Chivas.
In his initial start, American Brian Span scored to lift Djurgarden to a 1-1 tie with Helsingborg in Sweden.
TENNIS: The Czech Republic sealed out a 3-0 feat over a United States as Frantisek Cermak and Radek Stepanek degraded Andy Roddick and Ryan Harrison, 7-6 (5), 5-7, 10-8 in a doubles during a Team World Cup in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Freshman Yannick Hanfmann rallied late in a third set to kick Justin Shane in singles and assistance Southern Cal (33-1) win a fourth true inhabitant championship – and 20th altogether – with a 4-2 feat over Virginia (29-2) in Athens, Ga.
NOTEWORTHY: Joaquin Rodriguez won a 17th theatre of a Giro d’Italia to keep a altogether lead. The Spaniard crossed a line into Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy, in 5 hours, 24 minutes, 41 seconds.
Russia’s hockey group competence be built with an eye on a Olympics in Sochi in 2014. Alexander Semin of a Washington Capitals scored dual goals as Russia won a bullion award in a IIHF universe championships Sunday by violence Slovakia, 6-2, in Helsinki, Finland. Tournament MVP Evgeni Malkin of a Pittsburgh Penguins also scored for Russia.
North Philadelphia’s undefeated light-welterweight Danny Garcia (23-0, 14 KOs) will urge his WBC pretension opposite Amir Khan (26-2 18 KOs) on Jul 14 in Los Angeles or Las Vegas.
– Staff and handle reports