June 24th, 2016

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Brexit 2016



How Britain Voted in the E.U. Referendum

Britons voted on Thursday to leave the European Union. The Leave side led with 17.4 million votes, or 52 percent, versus the Remain side’s 16.1 million, or 48 percent, with a turnout of around 72 percent.

NY Times

Interesting article and infographics on Brexit has been published by the New York Times.

The “Leave” campaign won by 52 percent to 48 percent. More than 17.4 million people voted in the referendum on Thursday to sever ties with the European Union, and about 16.1 million to remain in the bloc.

The map show interesting results of the vote in different areas of Britain. London (60%), Scotland (62%) and Northern Ireland (56%) voted “Remain”. Wales decided to “Leave” the EU and the biggest city Cardiff voted toe “Remain”. More

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No Dirty Athletes Go To Rio

“Only clean athletes should be able to compete”

International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)

The national weightlifting teams of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus could be banned from the Summer Olympics for anti-doping violations.

The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) said the ban is based to the re-testing of samples taken at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics in Beijing and London. The implementation of a one-year ban must first be ratified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Does anyone have samples from London 1948? I think the results might be shocking.

By the way, how much are the tickets to Rio?