• Olesen beats Molinari by one shot to win Italian Open

    Olesen beats Molinari by one shot to win Italian Open

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    Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen won a fifth European Tour title as the 28-year-old finished on 22 under. The bulk of Ormsby's earnings have come through his win in Hong Kong late previous year. Having pulled his drive a long way left on the 18th hole, Olesen suddenly found his two-shot cushion reduced to one as the home favourite holed a huge putt for birdie on the last to get to 21-under-par and put pressure on the Dane.
  • Liverpool legend Barnes: Karius concussion makes no difference

    Liverpool legend Barnes: Karius concussion makes no difference

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    Okay, so Sergio isn't about all of the blame being put on his shoulders (no pun intended) as the robust Real defender has been accused of injuring Salah and Karius on goal. "In fact, the other arm is injured and they say that I made a judo hold there". With regards to Karius' concussion, Ramos, very much tongue-in-cheek, states that all he needs now is for Firminio to get a cold because "a drop of sweat landed on him".
  • Rodney Hood on playing for Cavaliers: 'It has been tough'

    Rodney Hood on playing for Cavaliers: 'It has been tough'

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    Hood's minutes have been reduced drastically in the postseason. He had much more success during the regular season for the Cavs, including a seven-game stretch from late March through early April when Hood averaged 13.9 points on 49.3 percent from the field and 44 percent from 3 with 2.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.0 steals per game and Cleveland went 6-1.
  • Can set for Juve medical after agreeing four-year deal

    Can set for Juve medical after agreeing four-year deal

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    Whilst £60 million seems like a lot of money on the face of it, in today's day and age, it would actually represent decent value, and Klopp should not hesitate to bring the Jamaican youngster to Anfield this summer. The Reds have already spent close to £100 million on the signings of Fabinho and Naby Keita, but following the £142 million sale of Philippe Coutinho in January, they still have plenty of funds to fall back on.
  • Arsenal sign Swiss captain Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus

    Arsenal sign Swiss captain Stephan Lichtsteiner from Juventus

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    Lichtsteiner, who is Emery's first signing at Arsenal , featured in 32 games for the Serie A champions last season and has three assists to his name. On another note, "Lichtsteiner" is going to sound great coming out of Paul Merson's mouth. "It was a big era under Wenger, he won a lot of titles with Arsenal and did big things, now it is a new moment".
  • Unstoppable Nadal marches past Marterer

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    A crushing victor two games later then sealed his second consecutive break of serve and the first set, and although Marterer continued to run hard and throw everything at Nadal, he could do nothing to prevent his opponent racing through the second set 6-2.
  • Former quarterback Oliver Luck to become XFL commissioner

    Former quarterback Oliver Luck to become XFL commissioner

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    Luck will leave his leadership role at the NCAA, where he oversaw the organization's regulatory functions, including eligibility requirements and academic affairs, and the eligibility center. Luck has served as president of the now defunct NFL Europe and was general manager for two of the league's teams in Germany. The first season is scheduled to be a 10-week season.
  • Arsenal sign Swiss captain Lichtsteiner from Juventus

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    The seven-time Serie A victor will wear the No. 12 shirt at the Emirates and compete with Hector Bellerin for a starting place on the right side of Emery's defence. With Hector Bellerin the only senior right-back at the club Lichtsteiner's arrival is expected to ease the burden on Arsenal's Spain worldwide going into next season, while his leadership qualities are also seen as a key asset.
  • 'Yaya Toure to play for £1 per week'

    'Yaya Toure to play for £1 per week'

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    Premier League champions City have declined to comment on Toure's views. He also received a massive farewell from the Citizens, with one of the club's training pitches being named after the African. Toure said: "I do not know why but I have the impression that he was jealous, he took me for a rival". "I admire him a lot, he was an idol as a player".
  • Barcelona : Chelsea and Arsenal express interest in Jasper Cillessen

    Barcelona : Chelsea and Arsenal express interest in Jasper Cillessen

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    One potential replacement is Barcelona keeper Jasper Cillessen . In addition to Chelsea and Arsenal's supposed interest, the Dutch stopper has also been linked Liverpool , as rumours surrounding the Reds' search for a new keeper only increasing since Loris Karius' Champions League final blunders.
  • Stephan Lichsteiner Provides Update On Arsenal Transfer

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    Emery's first task as Gunners head coach was to strengthen a side which aims to close the gap on their Premier League rivals next season, with defence a clear priority having conceded 51 times in the Premier League during Arsene Wenger's final season in charge.
  • Three men shot at boxing club in Ireland

    Three men shot at boxing club in Ireland

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    A 30-year-old man has died after a shooting at Bray Boxing Club this morning. Wicklow this morning June 5, 2018. Gardai said the body of the man remains at the scene pending the arrival of the State Pathologist. Gardai have closed off the scene at the boxing gym. The shooting happened at about 6.55am on Tuesday at Bray Boxing Club in The Harbour area of the town.
  • Defender rejects Man United move as he wants to sign for Arsenal

    Defender rejects Man United move as he wants to sign for Arsenal

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    Charalambos Papastathopoulos has confirmed that Arsenal faced competition for the 29-year-old's signature, but United were too slow in offering a concrete deal. " Arsenal had talked [with Papastathopoulos] two years ago, but I do not know why the deal did not work then". "Tomorrow [Tuesday] everything will be done and made formal, everything will go well".
  • Steve Smith 'Cried For Four Days' After Ball-tampering Scandal

    Steve Smith 'Cried For Four Days' After Ball-tampering Scandal

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    Steve Smith has opened up about the personal lows that followed Australia's cheating scandal in Cape Town, saying he spent four days in tears. Smith was banished from the captain's post along with the ban with vice-captain David Warner also suffering the same fate.
  • Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

    Golden State Warriors: 3 takeaways from Game 2 vs. Cavaliers

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    The Cavs have a 103.7 defensive rating at home and a 111.1 defensive rating on the road. That space often comes in the form of a big like Love or Clint Capela lacking the footspeed necessary to track Curry all the way back out to the 3-point line after cutting through the paint.
  • Ovie Ejaria close to sealing loan move to Rangers

    Ovie Ejaria close to sealing loan move to Rangers

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    Linked with Rangers on a near weekly basis, the Leeds-born forward joked: 'Tell me about it. You know what football is like with the amount of speculation. Whether it's now or not it is what it is. The Reds would surely trust their former captain and spiritual leader with one of their best young players, giving Rangers an edge in any loan negotiations.
  • Novak Djokovic Is Starting to Look Like Novak Djokovic Again

    Novak Djokovic Is Starting to Look Like Novak Djokovic Again

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    The Serb, who is seeded 20th at Roland Garros , his lowest ranking since the 2006 US Open, is still searching for his best form. "It was a great test. Djokovic won on his second match point with an easy smash at the net. That came immediately after a furious Djokovic lost his temper when he missed a simple forehand, breaking his racquet by hammering it three times into the ground, drawing whistles from the crowd as he went to grab a new one.
  • Masar delivers Derby glory for Godolphin as Saxon Warrior struggles

    Masar delivers Derby glory for Godolphin as Saxon Warrior struggles

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    Aidan O'Brien, who won the race with Wings Of Eagles past year, is responsible for a total of five of the 12-strong field, with Delano Roosevelt (Séamie Heffernan), The Pentagon (Wayne Lordan), Kew Gardens (Donnacha O'Brien) and Zabriske (Pádraig Beggy) joining Saxon Warrior in the contest.
  • Tunisia keeper 'fakes' injury to help players break Ramadan fast

    Tunisia keeper 'fakes' injury to help players break Ramadan fast

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    Faking or exaggerating an injury is not exactly new to soccer, but at least the goalkeeper for Tunisia , Mouez Hassen has a pretty understandable reason for it, as reported by the BBC . Tunisia , who are now playing a round of worldwide friendlies before heading to Russian Federation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, played Portugal and Turkey this week.
  • Brands reveals Koeman's Everton pep talk

    Brands reveals Koeman's Everton pep talk

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    Everton's "door is open" for Wayne Rooney to stay at the Premier League club, new manager Marco Silva says, amid personal talks to join D.C. United. Silva's appointment comes on the back of a disappointing 2017-18 campaign for Everton , which saw Sam Allardyce steady the ship following Ronald Koeman 's early-season departure.
  • 'He's back': Tyson Fury confirms comeback fight in June

    'He's back': Tyson Fury confirms comeback fight in June

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    He's signed up with promoter Frank Warren and while his opponent isn't yet known, Fury is reportedly setting his sights on a showdown with Anthony Joshua next year. "Before I was a boxer, but with the trials and tribulations I'm a real person", Fury said. This is a fight for depression, mental problems. Fury ballooned as high as 378 pounds during his two-year layoff and is hoping to get down as low as 259 pounds for his return.
  • Low upset: Germany 'have a lot to work on'

    Low upset: Germany 'have a lot to work on'

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    Four other World Cup finalists failed to score between them as European champions Portugal drew 0-0 in Belgium and the Scandinavian derby between Sweden and Denmark also ended goalless. The lead was almost doubled 10 minutes later when Julian Brandt was played through on goal, but the forward saw his effort deflect wide of the upright.
  • Chris Sutton reveals shock at Marouane Fellaini rumours

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    Man United manager Jose Mourinho, who is a known fan of Fellaini and would ideally like to keep him around, would be loath to lose the 30-year-old to a Premier League rival. Arsenal will surely have to improve on Fellaini's contract worth £80,000-a-week, that he has turned down at United. Arsenal would probably offer the Belgium midfielder a minimum two-year contract and might be seen as favourites for his signature at present.
  • Yankees threaten to boycott ESPN personnel in schedule war

    Yankees threaten to boycott ESPN personnel in schedule war

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    The first game was originally scheduled for 4 p.m., but has been pushed back to 5 p.m. Such an action wouldn't necessarily mean fewer Yankees games on the network - of course not - only that their players and staff wouldn't cooperate with ESPN on pregame, in-game and postgame interviews.
  • Intercontinental Cup 2018, India vs Kenya

    Intercontinental Cup 2018, India vs Kenya

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    Against Kenya too, India registered a 3-0 win that included two wonderful Sunil Chhetri goals , on his 100th cap for the country . Now in Mumbai and whenever we play, wherever we play, if you are the same city, come to the stadiums and watch us.
  • Cavaliers to play at Maryland in ACC-B1G challenge

    Cavaliers to play at Maryland in ACC-B1G challenge

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    They fell to Clemson 79-65 previous year at home, and have not won a game in the annual event since 2013 when it took care of business at home vs. Maryland 76-60. The Tar Heels lead the seres, 4-2. Their season ended with a 94-83 loss to Seton Hall in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Former ACC rivals Virginia and Maryland will meet November 28 in College Park.
  • Daria Kasatkina Tops Caroline Wozniacki at the French Open

    Daria Kasatkina Tops Caroline Wozniacki at the French Open

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    Later Monday, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will face five-time major victor Maria Sharapova . The second-seeded Dane lost to Daria Kasatkina 7-6 (5), 6-3 in the fourth round of the French Open, dropping all three games played Monday after the match had been suspended the day before because of darkness.
  • Buzarnescu making waves at French Open

    Buzarnescu making waves at French Open

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    She came into the French Open off the back of a title defence in Rome - a surface that mirrors the kinds of conditions you can find in Paris . "So I had some ups and downs, but I really managed to get through it and play a good match today".
  • Epsom Derby tips: Expert predicts who will win big race

    Epsom Derby tips: Expert predicts who will win big race

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    Aidan O'Brien had five runners in the field of 12 and was seeking a record-equalling seventh Derby with unbeaten 2,000 Guineas victor Saxon Warrior . He added: "I was jumping up and down in the final furlong". Masar ridden by jockey William Buick coming home to win the Investec Derby during derby day of the 2018 Investec Derby Festival at Epsom Downs Racecourse.
  • England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

    England vs. Nigeria - Football Match Report

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    The Super Eagles will hope to improve in the last warm up game against Czech Republic on June 6, while England are due to finish their preparations for the World Cup with a friendly against Costa Rica in Leeds on June 7. "Obviously, I've done some things before and people seem to think that will be a problem but it's not". The 34-year-old joined Alan Brazil on Monday's Sports Breakfast, and he gave his view on Gareth Southgate's current 23-man squad for this summer's tournament, just ...
  • Mourinho reveals who he thinks will do well at World Cup

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    Ahead of the FIFA World Cup, fans from Brazil and all around the world are just anxious to see Neymar taking ground and playing after the injury. Tite has the same problem with Neymar , but even though the player had not kicked a ball in a competitive game for over three months before Sunday, his recovery time has been such that he will have confidence that his star man is primed for action.
  • Shots fired as Pellegrini mugged in Chile

    Shots fired as Pellegrini mugged in Chile

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    A handbag, reportedly belonging to Ms Pucci, has been recovered, and the vehicle has been found abandoned. Pellegrini was walking with his wife in the Chilean capital of Santiago when the incident occurred, Xinhua news reported. He said: 'Congratulations to @Carabdechile for their speedy and courageous reaction. Pellegrini signed a three-year deal as West Ham's new manager last month .
  • Former Alabama golfer Bud Cauley hospitalized after auto accident

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    Also injured was Thomas' trainer, Kolby Tullier, and friend James Whis , who was sharing a house with Thomas during the Memorial tournament this week. And my buddy, [Whis], who was there as well in the vehicle yesterday ... so both of those guys ... it sucks when your best friend's in a serious auto accident and there's nothing you can do and nothing he can do.
  • Germany Drop Sane, Name Ozil, Rudiger, Neuer, Kroos In World Cup Squad

    Germany Drop Sane, Name Ozil, Rudiger, Neuer, Kroos In World Cup Squad

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    Manuel Neuer is in as one of three goalkeepers , and will lead Germany's defence of their World Cup crown. Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gets the nod despite his recent injury struggles, while Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus will get the chance to put his previous fitness issues behind him - with the 29-year-old having missed out on a successful World Cup campaign in 2014.
  • Fulham to open Slavisa Jokanovic contract talks later this month

    Fulham to open Slavisa Jokanovic contract talks later this month

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    Chelsea oversaw an underwhelming season last term as they failed to qualify for the Champions League. The French national team could be an option after the World Cup, but if he's keen to join the multitude of "Super Gaffers" in the Premier League then Chelsea could be his next port of call, while a vacancy could soon be opening up at Tottenham, with Mauricio Pochettino the new favourite to replace Zidane at the Bernabeu .
  • Michael Vaughan responds to Stuart Broad: England haven't won Test yet

    Michael Vaughan responds to Stuart Broad: England haven't won Test yet

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    Pakistan will have some tough discussions after their crushing defeat by England in the second test at Headingley on Sunday, head coach Mickey Arthur has said. And just before the first session ended, England successfully went for a caught behind review against Asad Shafiq (5) as the replays showed Broad's delivery had grazed the batsman's glove to give wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow a leg-side catch.
  • Novak Djokovic reaches French Open quarter-finals after beating Fernando Verdasco

    Novak Djokovic reaches French Open quarter-finals after beating Fernando Verdasco

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    Greater tests than Verdasco, who had beaten Djokovic in three of their previous four meetings on clay but not since 2010, will lie ahead. The Serb - who meets Italy's Marco Cecchinato next - had questioned the chair umpire over the decision taken not to water the courts after the first set and insisted that the lack of input from the players themselves made no sense.
  • Samuel Umtiti dispels Man United rumours with new contract

    Samuel Umtiti dispels Man United rumours with new contract

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    Les Bleus beat Italy 3-1 on Friday evening, with Umtiti opening the scoring, and are still to play the United States before making their journey to Russian Federation. Umtiti will then give a brief press conference at theRicard Maxenchs press room at 10:30am before rejoining the France squad for their World Cup preparations.