Sports fans, good morning and welcome to the last round-up of the week - *breathes out.
Just in time for the resumption of the Premier League season, today’s round-up focuses on the latest rumours from all of the sports that won’t be affected by the action this forthcoming weekend.
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Manny Pacquiao claims he has been vindicated with regards to claims made by Floyd Mayweather that he is a drugs cheat.
Mayweather himself has recently been accused of the same thing after it emerged he had taken a vitamin injection, with Pacquiao saying ‘the truth finally came out’.
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"[The] Truth finally came out and I was vindicated," Pacquiao said.
"[The] Mayweather camp accused me of using PEDs (performance-enhancing drugs). Now look what happened.
"I hope Floyd Mayweather would learn a good lesson out of (the experience)."
Meanwhile, Paula Radcliffe has taken a big step to ensure her reputation remains intact.
The long-distance runner has released blood samples pointing to the fact that she’s innocent, saying that they’ve been examined by an independent expert.
Across to the US and the New England Patriots started their season in style, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-21.
Tom Brady was in fine form following the overturning of his four-game ban, throwing four touchdowns during the match.
Lastly, UFC president Dana White has claimed there’s never been a bigger star than Ronda Rousey.
The women’s bantamweight champion is unbeaten in 12 matches, with only one opponent having made it out of the first round.
“It’s Ronda Rousey, there’s no doubt about it. Ronda Rousey, they just announced today that she is the new Dalton. ‘Road House’ is going to be re-made and she is going to be the lead," White said.
"She’s got books and all of these movies coming out and she continues to get bigger and bigger. And her pay-per-views, everything. There has never been a bigger star than Ronda Rousey.”
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