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Russian Federation 2018: Neymar led Brazil thrash Austria in final warm up match

Russian Federation 2018: Neymar led Brazil thrash Austria in final warm up match

The Paris Saint-Germain star has enjoyed a seamless return to football after three months out with a broken foot, which he suffered in action for PSG back in February. Each time, Neymar remained s...

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Egypt star Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

Egypt star Salah still a doubt for World Cup opener against Uruguay

Egypt have played down the claims made by forward Mohamed Salah that he will be ready for their first match at the World Cup against Uruguay . Former Liverpool defender and current BBC Spor...

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Signing Marouane Fellaini would offer Arsenal something different - Ray Parlour

Signing Marouane Fellaini would offer Arsenal something different - Ray Parlour

Fellaini's departure seems imminent given that they have nearly acquired Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk. Mourinho later described him as one of the finest full-backs of his age group in Europe, who coul...

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Shock loss to Scots will worry England, says Agar

Shock loss to Scots will worry England, says Agar

The Tasmanian was pondering retirement less than three years ago and now finds himself at the helm for a five-match series in England . All signs suggest England will continue to play high-wire o...

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Kyrie Irving on free agency: Boston Celtics' organization has 'consistency,' 'authenticity'

Kyrie Irving on free agency: Boston Celtics' organization has 'consistency,' 'authenticity'

Irving did note that he hasn't had any conversations with Boston's front office about James and said he appreciates the transparency of team brass as they map out their future vision. In order for the...

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen dominates practice at Canadian Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen dominates practice at Canadian Grand Prix

Canada offers him scant hope of a reprieve, with this track's long straights likely to leave Red Bull , whose cars are best in high-downforce conditions, struggling behind Mercedes and Ferrari . K...

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Imperious Nadal Downs Thiem To Claim 11th Roland Garros Title

Imperious Nadal Downs Thiem To Claim 11th Roland Garros Title

Cilic is serving at love-30 in the 11th game. That was swatted away with Nadal's double-handed backhand, though, and the second set duly went the way of the favourite. But it took Muguruza quite a...

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Kevin Durant Talks About Possibility of LeBron James Joining Warriors

Kevin Durant Talks About Possibility of LeBron James Joining Warriors

It's a lot of different conversations that have to take place and if that's something that we want to look into I'm sure we could have those - Klay's got another year, Draymond's got two more ....

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Griezmann to decide future before World Cup

Asked if Griezmann is the top summer target Barca need, Messi told Spanish newspaper Sport: "I don't know if he's a priority". Last weekend, Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann said he would conf...

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Julen Lopetegui: Real Madrid hires Spain coach as Zidane successor

The search to replace Zinedine Zidane , who left after guiding Real to a third-straight Champions League title, lasted nearly two weeks, with Mauricio Pochettino , Antonio Conte and Jurgen Klopp ...

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Nadal ahead of Federer; Halep stays No. 1; Stephens to No. 4

Nadal ahead of Federer; Halep stays No. 1; Stephens to No. 4

Rafael Nadal celebrates his 11th French Open win. Paris - If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he'd have to amend his belief that death and taxes are life's only certainties and add a third -...

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Brazilian tennis great Bueno dies aged 78

Bueno also reached the final of the 1964 French Championships and the 1965 Australian Championships but lost to Margaret Court at Roland Garros and retired hurt against the Australian great at Kooyong...

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Justify Takes Belmont Stakes, Becomes 13th Triple Crown Horseracing Winner

Justify is on a winning streak. Justify did not begin his career until February 18 and won his first two starts easily at Santa Anita. The last horse to accomplish the feat was American Pharoah ...

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Real Madrid announce Julen Lopetegui as new head coach

It remains to be seen if he will head to Real as a World Cup victor, though Spain's squad is stocked with exciting talent. " Julen Lopetegui will join the club after Spain's participation in ...

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Maybe Frank Warren was wrong about Anthony Joshua's next fight after all

Maybe Frank Warren was wrong about Anthony Joshua's next fight after all

After the recent turn of events, heavyweight champions Deontay Wilder (40-0, 30 KOs) and Anthony Joshua (21-0, 20 KOs) could very well collide in a high profile unification showdown. Deontay sent ...

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Neymar looks fit as Brazil land in Russia

A metatarsal injury suffered in February has kept the nation's talisman on the sidelines, and initially there were concerns he wouldn't be fully fit by the time Brazil lined up against Switzerland ...

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Gareth Southgate sees 'shift' in England supporters' attitude toward team

Gareth Southgate sees 'shift' in England supporters' attitude toward team

Gareth Southgate and the England squad jet out to Russian Federation this week but received their own flying visit at St George's Park on Sunday. "We all get on very well and have come through th...

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Ronaldo doesnt look anxious about his future: Fernandes

Ronaldo doesnt look anxious about his future: Fernandes

This effectively ends any chance of Ronaldo leaving Europe this summer, with the forward set on playing in either Serie A, Ligue 1 or the Premier League. Ronaldo, though, is "disgusted" with the lat...

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Wilder agrees to heavyweight showdown with Joshua

Wilder's manager, Shelly Finkel, echoed his fighters's words, telling ESPN: "We have agreed to the terms that Eddie [Hearn] has put out to us for a fight in the UK". It's up to them to choose USA or...

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Del Potro failed to capitalize on early advantage against Nadal: Wilander

Del Potro failed to capitalize on early advantage against Nadal: Wilander

Both in 2017 and 2018, the Austrian youngster was the only man to beat Nadal at a clay-court Masters tournament (although he went on to lose both to Alexander Zverev ) and he is well aware of the f...

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Liverpool reportedly make €65m bid for Alisson

Liverpool reportedly make €65m bid for Alisson

To be honest, I've left it all in the hands of my agents. Sky Sports claim Liverpool's decision to look elsewhere has boosted Real Madrid's chances of signing Alisson. If everything is not resol...

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Scotland stuns top-ranked England 1st time in thrilling ODI shock

Scotland stuns top-ranked England 1st time in thrilling ODI shock

England and Australia now turn their attention to a five-match series starting at the Oval on Wednesday and Agar thinks the tourists, who beat Middlesex by 101 runs in their final warm-up match, can ...

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Casey reportedly gets 5-year deal to coach Pistons

Casey reportedly gets 5-year deal to coach Pistons

Some Detroit Pistons fans have been very critical of Tom Gores for taking so long to find a head coach and general manager. Casey led Toronto to a franchise-record 59 wins this year and helped the...

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Monmouth Park: Not taking sports bets Thursday

Monmouth Park: Not taking sports bets Thursday

BC-US-Sports Betting-NJ, 3rd Ld-Writethru, 533New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports betsAP Photo NYHK302Eds: Updates with additional quote from Murphy explaining why he won't be rushed. T...

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Who made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list?

Who made the Queen’s Birthday Honours list?

Ms Coghill said: "I feel honoured and humbled to be recognised for the work I love doing in an organisation that is the best in the world". Dame Emma, 59, who is described in the official citation o...

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Brazil touch down in Russian Federation ahead of World Cup

Brazil touch down in Russian Federation ahead of World Cup

Today Brazil played Austria in their final warm-up game before their group matches. Tite had previously encouraged patience with regards to Neymar's fitness, and the Paris Saint-Germain forw...

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Vieira Bags First European Managerial Job With Nice

He then moved into coaching taking charge of the under-19 and under-21 Manchester City teams before coaching NY, which shares its owner with City. The French legend has returned to his homeland afte...

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Liverpool hold talks with Xherdan Shaqiri's representatives

Liverpool hold talks with Xherdan Shaqiri's representatives

Shaqiri, a winger who was impressive with Stoke despite their relegation, is an attractive prospect given his release clause of around £12-14 million. 'I think my agents take care of my future. Live...

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48-team World Cup in Qatar unlikely; feasibility study request withdrawn

48-team World Cup in Qatar unlikely; feasibility study request withdrawn

One can never forget the image of that old Brazilian man holding on to a replica of the World Cup trophy with tears trickling down his eyes after Brazil's infamous 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-...

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Liverpool confirm the departures of Emre Can and John Flanagan

Liverpool confirm the departures of Emre Can and John Flanagan

The 24-year-old signed from Bayer Leverkusen in 2014, making 167 appearances for the Reds and scoring 14 goals . The Germany worldwide lined up primarily in the central midfield, but also feature...

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Defender’s Arsenal move to be confirmed next month despite deal being agreed

Defender’s Arsenal move to be confirmed next month despite deal being agreed

The 22-year-old Turkish global Caglar Soyuncu , who plays his club football with Freiburg, is the latest name to be linked with a switch for a fee reported to be in the region of £35M. In other news,...

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Germany scrape past Saudi in final practice match

Germany scrape past Saudi in final practice match

Saudi Arabia wrapped up their World Cup preparations with a 2-1 loss to Germany in Leverkusen on Friday, but having outplayed the world champions for periods of the second-half, Juan Antonio Pi...

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Roman Abramovich rejects Chelsea bid by Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe

Roman Abramovich rejects Chelsea bid by Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe

Purchasing the Blues would cost Ratcliffe over £1bn but the bid was rejected by our Russian owner as he made it clear he is not looking to severing any ties with the Premier League club, despite rec...

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French Open 2018 Results: Men's Final Score and Early Wimbledon Predictions

French Open 2018 Results: Men's Final Score and Early Wimbledon Predictions

It will serve as a huge boost for the 20-time Grand Slam victor if he manages to win at Stuttgart and then at Halle the following week for it will enhance his chance of claiming the position of the to...

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Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's engine update was key to Canada victory

Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's engine update was key to Canada victory

It was Ferrari's first win in Canada since 2004 and came from their first pole there in 17 years. "Fortunately we had radio, fortunately I had the lap count in the vehicle and the pitboard was accur...

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Decisions, Decisions: What will LeBron James do this summer?

Decisions, Decisions: What will LeBron James do this summer?

You just don't get opportunities like this against Golden State to take Game 1 and I let the emotions get the best of me. Where will LeBron James be playing next season? He owns a home in Brentwoo...

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Awe-inspiring Nadal claims record-extending 11th French Open title

He again also shattered Federer's hopes of becoming only the third man in history to hold all four majors. "It's fantastic now, I can't describe my feelings", Nadal told the crowd on Philippe Chatr...

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US Open setup relies as much on science as instincts

US Open setup relies as much on science as instincts

Open, his third career victory at the tournament. Since returning to the PGA Tour in December of a year ago, Woods has climbed his way back up the FedEx Cup rankings to 50th in the world. Open in 20...

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Sebastian Vettel takes Montreal pole, Lewis Hamilton only fourth

Sebastian Vettel takes Montreal pole, Lewis Hamilton only fourth

A defiant Max Verstappen says he is so exhausted of ongoing questions about his crash-filled campaign that he is going to "headbutt" someone if he is probed on it for much longer. Having shown formi...

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City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations

City boss Pep Guardiola refutes Yaya Toure racism allegations

Toure added: "Actually I want to be the one who breaks the Guardiola myth a bit". How will Yaya Toure be remembered at Manchester City? Ahead of the match, Guardiola was full of praise for the 3...

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