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Gemili wins world junior 100m title in Championship record

By Mike Rowbottom

Adam Gemili_12-07-12July 11 - Adam Gemili's extraordinary rise to sprinting prominence this season continued in Barcelona tonight as the 18-year-old Londoner won the World Junior 100 metres title in a personal best of 10.05sec – beating the Championship record of 10.09 set by Darrel Brown of Trinidad and Tobago in 2002, and also replacing the British junior record of 10.06 set by Dwain Chambers 15 years ago.

Former IOC member confirmed as having received massive kickbacks from FIFA's former marketing partner

By Andrew Warshaw

Joo Havelange_11_JulyJuly 11 - The ISL corruption scandal that has tainted both world football's governing body, FIFA, and its President, Sepp Blatter, for over a decade took a giant step forwards today when João Havelange, Blatter's predecessor, and his former son-in-law, Ricardo Teixeira, were confirmed as having received millions of dollars in kickbacks from FIFA's former marketing partner.