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IAAF fights back against reports of widespread suspected doping

LONDON (Reuters) - The world governing body for athletics (IAAF) fought back on Tuesday against media reports of suspected widespread doping in the sport, rejecting accusations it failed to investigate dubious drugs test results properly.

Business

Pimco Total Return's outflows slow to $2.5 bln while Pimco Income gains

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $2.5 billion in assets from Pacific Investment Management Co's flagship fund in July, down from $3 billion the previous month, in another sign Pimco is stabilizing since last fall's departure of longtime star manager Bill Gross.

Entertainment

MGM challenges Connecticut law clearing way for third Indian casino

MILFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - U.S. casino operator MGM Resorts International Inc sued Connecticut on Tuesday, challenging a law that would permit one of the state's two Native American tribes to build a casino off reservation land but would not allow MGM to bid for the project.

Life

U.S. health regulator issues new cleaning guide for superbug-prone device

(Reuters) - Hospitals that can afford it should take steps beyond those recommended by the manufacturer to clean and disinfect a type of device at the center of a recent superbug outbreak in the United States, health regulators said on Tuesday.

Sports

Ledecky fights fatigue to stay on course for four golds

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - For the first time at this year's world championships, Katie Ledecky, the world’s most dominant swimmer, experienced a fleeting moment of vulnerability after three days of hard racing.

Technology

SoftBank to help provide financing to rein in Sprint's cash burn

NEW YORK (Reuters) - SoftBank Group Corp, the majority owner of Sprint Corp, said on Tuesday it will set up two financing vehicles to help the struggling U.S. wireless carrier reverse its fortunes, but a long road to recovery lies ahead.

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