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pic's this is some kind of madness it's terrible not just for athletes but for all of international sport did i expect cas to reach this decision fifty fifty especially after thomas back in one of his latest speeches pressured the court of arbitration for sport after ruled in our favor he was literally threatening the court he was almost seeing he would dissolve the court if it ruled again in favor of russian athletes that have been claims from the head coach of russia's news team that the i.o.c. was pressuring kathy this decision is that ok well did the i.o.c. president thomas spock was certainly scathing about the decision when that came through it would have been viewed very much as a decision on the mind of the i.o.c. it or thirty and also very much put a spoke in the wheel of water of their investigation and undermining also the credibility of the mclaren report cost a decision it is a extremely disappointing and surprising for. the i.o.c. we would never have expected these are these
a decision of the virtue and the need for reform. in no the interlude structural failure because a lot was probably sparks reported out of original cast rolling which effectively upheld the principle of innocent until proven guilty saying that there was insufficient evidence that those russian athletes had been doping this was the original cast or in twenty eight cases the evidence collected was found to be insufficient to establish that an anti-doping rule violation was committed at leats concerned it's been such an emotional roller coaster of ours and for these athletes the real saw grafter months weeks years of preparation they had this glimmer of hope last week with the cast the big could go to the games represent their flag their country their of them and cetera. that's been overturned there are still legal routes appeals they could go down but of course. putting ceremony has now
just finished the games are about to begin whatever legal options are available they simply won't have time now to but just to hear some reactions from those athletes many of whom were hoping to even make a debut at their first winter olympics i have no words. i was hoping that cas would rule in our favor right now i don't know what to do i'm disappointed but of course i won't give up on sport i've still got a lot ahead of me i will compete and win medals for my country until the very end we were hoping that this is you would go in our favor now i feel sadness and sorrow but i will compete petition i can if i have enough strength in the opportunity to compete in the next olympics i will prepare for them i have no emotions left we had all our bags packed and were just waiting for a decision i think such situations make you stronger emotionally. lawyer phillip birch is representing the russian team he says the i.o.c. has failed to make any distinction between clean and guilty russian athletes play
in a view those decisions are legally unjust yes i call them disguised sanctions because that's what they are those athletes are being denied participation to the olympic games when they are clean cleats in fact they are being put in the very same situation. who have developed and who have been sanctioned and suspended when they are clean athletes they don't even know exactly for two reasons they were denied access and they were not given the opportunity to prove these allegations one so yes those or disguised sanctions. france is unable to confirm whether the syrian government has used chemical weapons what the country's defense minister said in a recent interview when asked about a chlorine attack outside damascus. well they're designed.
by. absolute the french defense minister saying that there is no reliable evidence to suggest that korean was used in that attack contradicting what we heard just a few days ago from the french foreign minister who had stated that for an attack it being carried out by the syrian government. will be a target the minister is referring to allegedly took place on sunday and it's not the first time the syrian government has been accused of carrying out or in attacks in the areas in the country in january it was accused of doing so by a number of groups including the syrian observatory for human rights which some people have questioned the organization which is run by a businessman in the u.k. and also by the white helmet so voluntary group which some people have accused of
aiding with the terror executions that have been carried out in syria by taking away the bodies at the end of the execution will the u.s. government has also spoken out about these alleged attacks in syria with the u.s. secretary of state rex tillerson when he was in france last month same regardless of who carried out these attacks the blame was on russia whoever conducted. russia ultimately burrs responsibility for the victims and. countless others targeted with chemical weapons since russia became involved in syria well the secretary of defense in the u.s. james mattis actually went even further than that suggesting that it's not just chlorine attacks but also that sarin has been used in another chemical agent in these attacks although he did also admit that they were in your head of the greenest. could back up those claims now the u.n. is of course investigating the allegations all these attacks in syria on some of
the areas in the country but it remains to be seen whether the probes will ever be able to identify any concrete evidence as to whether those attacks indeed took place in who indeed was behind them and of course whether they will be able to agree and find a result of ject of enough for everybody to agree on. the international probe into syrian chemical weapons stored late last year until november but it was handled by a body called the joint investigative mechanism that probe was shut down when russia vetoed a u.n. resolution to extend its mandate moscow criticized the body for using second hand sources and failing to send weapons experts to the science of chemical incidents in syria well back then russia drafted a un resolution calling for a new investigative body to be created the documents says experts must visit the sites of alleged attacks to collect samples and conduct eyewitness interviews but
the plan collapsed after the u.s. said it would block the resolution defense analyst ivan eland thinks the issue has become highly politicized. the problem is with these things is that one never knows for sure there are multiple sides on the battlefield it takes a long time to get the investigations done in the astray should always likes to. put on a tough facades the one is we don't care who did this but the syrian government is responsible for it that's kind of a strange statement i think if they accused russia and syria of something that either didn't happen or somebody else did maybe their evidence isn't that great that's probably the reason they don't have anything to back it up and they do it they don't want. any independent investigation. a mosque in libya has
been hit by a deadly bombing story and still to come. very few united states pay more attention to peace graduation from north korea nuclear issue i personally believe the us coming can come up just lucian's but deicing to us has been paying too much attention to military you know solutions but i hope the us were paying more attention to peaceful solution to the north korean nuclear problem. i played for many clubs over the years so i know the game inside guides. football isn't only about what happens on the pitch to the final school it's about the passion from the fans it's the age of the super money kill the owner spend spend be true to twenty million up one ply
a. book it's an experience like nothing else not to because i want to share what i think of what i know about the beautiful guy great so what chance with. the thinks it's going to. welcome back hundreds of supporters of a far right party have clashed with police in the central italian city just a week ago much arthur suffered a racially motivated shooting which left six people injured. like the. shooter was targeting african migrants police found
a copy of hitler's mind counts in his apartment as well as a flag with a far right symbol the shooter said he wanted to avenge the death of an italian woman allegedly killed by a nigerian asylum seeker. well the incident has fuelled concerns about the rise of near fascist forces in italy national as well as foreign media have weighed in the shooter's lawyer told journalists that his client was greeted as a hero in prison police say racial and religious violence has soared in recent years these are the shocking numbers from the italian police force hate crimes have jumped ten fold in just four years and the issue is raising concern at the highest level italy's justice minister has revealed he was threatened when he visited the much errata shooting victims in hospital. i received threats against me and my family but i was too the first is to go away when the time comes to take action so on. me while
a video has appeared in the media showing the match out a shooter shaking hands with the leader of the right wing more than a party while the shooter stood as a candidate for the party in local elections last year a councillor for the northern league told my colleague neil harvey that the party rejects all violence. if this guy did what he did he became a creamy now so we are very strict about that and. we pons pencil in the next election the people will use it to vote and this is the only way we act any violent act carried out by an immigrant it seems like the response is is also considerable surely this is not good for the country as a whole how do you feel about what's been reported the rise of nationalism and fascism in italy we are just telling you the people we need
lo we need content of account to be we cannot lose our identity because italy if this mood of immigration will rise and we will lose. a dainty ally of your party the former soviet bellus going to he's called migrants a time bomb now is fairly aggressive rhetoric it's only going to further divide people you said your weapon is your your parents shouldn't shouldn't be trying to bring people together we found always the right way to act together and when we have been in the government the last time in two thousand eighty two two thousand and eleven we practically stopped the arrival of illegal. in two thousand and eleven we had only four thousand a rival in one year in last year we had the more than one hundred forty thousand arrival of illegal immigrants in it and so you can see the difference and this is
a bomb because at the most of those people are illegal they will never go get the. paper refugee because just the five maximum ten percent of them is a real refugee. a double explosion in libya has claimed the lives of two people and left seventy five injured bombs were set off inside a mosque during friday prayers in the city of benghazi according to the military the explosives were placed in bags and were detonated remotely using a mobile phone so far no group has claimed responsibility two weeks ago another twin bombing in benghazi killed thirty five people. a woman in california who's been a prominent face of the me too movement is now herself at the center of a sexual misconduct storm she's been accused by at least two men of inappropriate behavior through their reports democratic assemblywoman christina garcia has
a reputation as a fierce advocate for women and has gained national recognition for condemning sexual misconduct all oh wait this out there. you we should not be on your cell phone. but. the powers that be can protect their time magazine's silence breakers issue centering on speaking out against harassment even featured garcia's face in the artwork and inclusion that garcia was humbled by posting on twitter that she was proud of the work being done and the issues clearly personal in october garcia revealed to the new york times that she has also been sexually assaulted by men in her workplace multiple people have grabbed my bottom grabbed my breasts we're talking about c.b. and o.b.'s lawmakers earlier this week garcia even helped pass a bill granting whistleblower protections to legislative stuff who are victims of sexual misconduct announcing after the bill's approval that you were not standing alone and yet news has now broken up two man accusing garcia of sexual harassment
one of the alleged victims is a former legislative staffer highly ironic considering the bill she helped pass is meant to protect legislative staff probes already been launched into the incident alleged to have happened back in two thousand and fifteen after an assembly softball game daniel fear. claims that while she was intoxicated garcia rubbed his back and squeezed his buttocks before attempting to do more than reportedly quickly extracted himself from the situation and it looks like this may even be a pattern for garcia as a second accuser story is eerily similar an unnamed lobbyist alleges that a drunk percy accosted him last may making graphic sexual proposals while trying to grab his crotch she came back and was whispering roo close and i could smell the booze and see she was pretty full she looked at me for a second then sit of so the goal was. he says he adamantly rejected the offer at this point garcia's camp has only responded to the first accusation the details of
these kinds have never been brought to my attention and till today i can also say i have zero recollection of engaging in appropriate behavior and such behavior is inconsistent with my valise but if we've learned anything from the me too movement it's that accusations carry more weight than denials and once one person comes forward the floodgates tend to open well for more on all of our stories. otherwise i'll be back with the headlines in just over thirty minutes either. i am was. i do i do it i don't.
remember who you are when you don't. see the. dead according. to what they knew not through only ten best. made. let alone. said. claiming to know. that a. few speak french. those who. think. that's a new. sun is busy setting up to upset. the pentagon recently released its new nuclear posture review its critics are stunned
not only the use of nuclear weapons is now more thinkable but it's also the threshold for their use has been lowered dr strangelove would be proud is the world facing another game arms race. to my mind to explain what has become blood in our culture we have children grow up playing. on the computer this war has somehow been to mystic hate it is entertaining. russia there's nothing funny about it this show is serious russia will be the last weapons because russia regards nuclear weapons as the.
welcome one an old first time calling will show this week which i can use this year rick for the announcement video assistant referee as you can hear a lot more about this ball at the world cup and we go behind the sayings of an evening with yours truly first though let's go to mine in germany where i interviewed a man who could have played for the defending world champions germany but instead chose to play for nigeria i sat down with a very interesting man to talk about the super eagles hopes for the summer as well . of course one of the two teams that will be in russia at the world cup this summer they're in a very tough group as well argentina you know messi croatia and now favorites and
of course that we featured earlier on in the series we've come to chat to f.s.b. mines defend i'm not a cheery and super eagles defender. let's go have a chance if. you were injured or lost so how disappointed were you to not make that squad and how excited are you if you start. to go to russia for the for the big. football tournament in the world i think when i got that injury in two thousand and fourteen and the first moment i didn't even realize that i'm going to miss the world cup because it was my first cap then but the coach back then was quite serious and he told me afterwards i think he even made a statement after they got eliminated by shots and he missed me i think that was the moment i really realized what a big chance that would have been i saw him there with i saw the super eagles flying and they did quite well for it was it was tough i still don't realize that
this is going to happen i think i start relates. more and more but i think the first of the reaction when we get the final whistle when we qualified to win is that i broke down crying and for centuries to call it was not really the secret also didn't always i wasn't relief i just realized ok. it's going to happen but still that feeling that big excitement is not it's still to come. when all of the change came out so i'm sure you will and you know what subgroups got you why did you fail i joined the was a group later because i was actually out of training at the time they made to drop some of my team mates and the physios they told me already you know you want to know you want to see a let me know if you have argentina again i think it's every world cup but yes it's a it's a big challenge but also it's a big opportunity with unity because i think again nobody will have us on the list and say i think going to be eliminated but i say and most of all my complete team
is with me on that point we're going to say we're going to make it through to the quarter final to beat whoever could whoever comes then if we beat them we will see but of course we want to leave the group stage in that the biggest go so far. is good enough if you can treat all well enough which includes he's going to win the world cup it's going to be nigeria huge amount of players huge amount of players that have always played in europe and been successful connie judges. culture supplier's do you feel about team spirit now we speak strong enough to carry the expectation of the noise here and nation and all of a lot of noise here in liverpool fans that follow may not all seriously hold on their club james when they support them and they're always called will be on the national team as well some i think it was one coach we had before the super easy always said we have one hundred seventy million coaches out right exactly you know to come up today expectations i think we can make up all expectations but i think
we can make them very proud and of course it would be a big sensation and i think if you ask any nigerian like serious. what will you do if if nigeria brings on the world cup they was they were they were playing something like i would have never expect that even though they tell us even on twitter we wouldn't say yes bring home this world cup make us proud to get that trophy but if we if we would really minister get it then it would be beyond the expectation i think that would be what i want to do the world's biggest party probably one of celebration i just heard of it as a kid growing old having to hire it's just seems that every issue always you know i was just were all life analogy or somehow i want to i of course sometimes you thought ok playing for germany certainly in the bad thing they won the world cup two thousand and fourteen but since i never gained the attention it was quite clear
from the beginning and i always probably you feel the same because people do view you different because you look different so you always feel more attracted by that foreign side so yeah same with me and therefore it was always very strong relation to to my manager and having to. have been told lots of things in the media don't go there and i was told to sign in ukraine i was told to sign me south africa and brazil be full. well cops don't go if you block don't go to the. area this rice is a lot of got to be honest i haven't seen any russians have been very friendly does it concern you at all not one thought because. i think from because of the international language and of course we still see racism in football but if i would think about racism before i think about playing the game and enjoying the world cup then something will you know make us feel what you fit enough hasn't when it yanks and always gets into that stage with it being a global guy everybody playing in each of those lately where it's going to happen
sooner rather than light so i hope but i think the main problem is that if i see germany fights for an example they build a new structure and it starts with the youth african football as a as in total to see that there are a lot of problems besides football the focus is not just on building up the future and therefore becoming successful as a nation. but it's more like temporary things and you have maybe political issues inside of the inside of the boat or something like there's a new president he is lucky that doesn't someone with somebody who's telling the challenger him so it's almost it's too many different problems that are not for the cost of being successful those structures that you need to build. in african football you have to upgrade the league you have to have to build better conditions for training better facilities you have to kind of mysteries have custody is that
something you'd like to be involved in because i know that people like calling are we going to go out on the sharks in nigeria to one of the things we'd like to it's a pros who wants to form a legit use but go and look underneath as well is that something post career you speak very well very bright draw your piece that. you would like to be involved in post football career to give something back to nigeria nigerian football is definitely an thought but. i. not to work connected right now because a lot of players in my team and i do national team and they come from academies i mean they are there already but it is as i said they need to improve everything everything around it and also the education for football then but definitely would be something that i'm interested in like to bring up this nation even more because as you said before you have we have an amazing for both talent and god knows how many talents they are i can't even tell you because it's too many is unbelievable
i've spent think i've seen around forty or fifty players since i have a joint a super league of coming in and out most of them stay but you always have another one was just there for a try or who gets a chance at the end of the day depends on the coach a little bit only a full minute tell him to play that i can't even tell how many because as i said before i'm not too well connected in nigeria finally are you always so you'll swear it's not a big one she writes and campagna a big company clothing company puts a little black kid in ice which is. coolest little monkey in the jungle you felt compelled to tweet about it do you feel it's your responsibility in the public or you as a professional footballer to comment on social issues and if so i want i think because we have we have the range to address a lot of people and with this issue in particular and i just know that it's not just one person of course there's online there's a couple of persons who look over it and i say it's either. some kind of
ignorance maybe those people day they just didn't realize the fact how people would react on this but then on the same time i saw in two thousand and eighteen we see what's going on in the usa but also although a lot of the workplace much we did was just insulted two or three days ago again and running sterling as well in manchester going to go to restaurants and. listen for rush if you think it's happening every day i think it's our responsibility i don't even blame anyone. or claim anyone that it's in them is racist but this should not be happening because they also have a responsibility because they have a big range and you can see i think it was a big image that much for them it's just that we need to keep in mind people how like the african community or the black community feels as long as black people get compared with with monkeys. just for the cause of taking their self-esteem.
and this will never be right i think it's very important to to build that kind of empathy for one another all at least which society has been fascinating twenty thirty minutes with i hope that when you finish playing you've got plenty of years left if you go on and get involved in the administration the guidance we need more people that speak as well as you today in the meantime we'll be watching very closely at the world cups and say good luck to you in the city for eagles thank you very much for joining us thanks for having. after the break all beings yuruk the united states a very i all coming into force at this year's world cup all is going to be
explained to the pike. despite its title and history the soviet union you know has dominated international sport however this was nothing about the lives of those champions from the. sort of you know. well known that your number. was. born will bear with me just remember your review of this is for the order of what i was sure was the result for your you were the first son of you to limp a team of nine hundred fifty two with the polluted seats of ifas concentration camp prisoners and frontline soldiers for which different body of the.