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She beat Northern Ireland's Kristina O'Hara 5-0 via unanimous decision to claim the yellow metal. The mother-of-three won a record fifth Asian women's championship title in November past year - defying critics who suggested Kom was approaching retirement age.
  • Jets win first National Hockey League playoff game since returning to Winnipeg

    Jets win first National Hockey League playoff game since returning to Winnipeg

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    It washes them away and you get to enjoy it in front of a crowd like this and a city like this". Morrow was acquired at the trade deadline from Montreal in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick. The other Canadian on the Jets to record a point on Wednesday was Mark Scheifele of Kitchener, Ontario, who opened the scoring at 17:36 of the second period.
  • Treasure just misses a medal at Commonwealth Games

    Treasure just misses a medal at Commonwealth Games

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    The attraction of miles of sandy beaches and the bright blue Pacific Ocean that laps up to them can not have hurt some make up their minds to head to the Gold Coast , but there was also a sense on not wanting to miss out. Zempilas also took aim at some of the speeches during proceedings. These specific aspects would likely include the fact that, while plenty of Aussie musical talent was on display, the actual athletes were left in the dark.
  • Chelsea defender Alonso charged with violent conduct

    Chelsea defender Alonso charged with violent conduct

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    Alonso's apparent stamp on Shane Long in Chelsea's dramatic 3-2 Premier League victory over Southampton went unpunished, but he has now been charged retrospectively by an FA panel. This has meant that they have to take retrospective action, and charge him with violent conduct. After the match, Southampton manager Mark Hughes said: "Shane's got a gash down the calf - having seen it again there's a clear red card".
  • Reuben Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities

    Reuben Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities

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    Foster is free on $75,000 bond and has a plea hearing on April 30. Foster faces up to 11 years in prison if convicted. Foster is accused of dragging his girlfriend by the hair and punching her in the head eight to 10 times. It was a mutual decision by the Niners and Foster that he remain away from the team for the start of the offseason program, according to NFL Network's Jim Trotter .
  • NASA goes in search of aliens

    NASA goes in search of aliens

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    These so-called "transits" may mean that planets are in orbit around them. The powerful cameras on the spacecraft will stare at each sector for at least 27 days, looking at the brightest stars at a two-minute cadence. "This is the reason we're all so excited", said Jessie Christiansen, an astronomer at Caltech and NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute who sits on the steering committee for TESS's follow-up working group.
  • Manchester City are the New Premier League Champions

    Manchester City are the New Premier League Champions

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    Mourinho has often bristled at criticism of his United side this season and he challenged detractors of him and his team to give credit following an impressive run of wins that includes Premier League triumphs over Chelsea , Liverpool and City .
  • Manchester United v West Brom Preview

    Manchester United v West Brom Preview

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    With Laurent Koscielny not exactly a spring chicken anymore, and the likes of Rob Holding and Calum Chambers failing to be consistent, the Manchester United academy graduate is a viable target for Arsenal . West Brom's goal came after a rapid counter attack. The race to sign Evans is certainly heating up, and it will be interesting to see where the former Manchester United superstar heads off to in the summer.
  • Manchester City avoid transfer ban over Benjamin Garre deal

    Manchester City avoid transfer ban over Benjamin Garre deal

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    Velez took their case to CAS after Federation Internationale de Football Association ruled in City's favour, but the South American outfit have seen their claim dismissed. Garre spent his first season with City in the youth ranks and played his first games at Under-18 level in the "Final Stage" of the Under-18 Premier League.
  • Watch Sachin Tendulkar play gully cricket with youngsters in Mumbai

    Watch Sachin Tendulkar play gully cricket with youngsters in Mumbai

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    A video is doing rounds on the streets where Sachin is playing street-cricket with some youngsters. A few shook hands with him before a small session of throw downs began. But honestly, we want to see him bat once again. In a video shared by former Indian cricketer Vinod Kambli, the legend can be seen stepping out of his vehicle to be greeted by a group of players.
  • China to allow Irish beef access to country

    China to allow Irish beef access to country

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    It has been three years since China formally lifted a ban on Irish beef exports imposed after the BSE crisis. Irish business leaders have hailed the opening of China to Irish beef companies, but said that more producers must gain access to take full advantage of the market.
  • Two Weather Alerts Issued For Clare Today

    Two Weather Alerts Issued For Clare Today

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    It will be valid in Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford between 9am on Monday until 9am on Tuesday. Rainfall accumulations of 25mm to 40mm are expected over this period, with the potential for higher amounts on hills and mountains and localised spot flooding .
  • Salah targets Champions League over individual glory

    Salah targets Champions League over individual glory

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    Salah's golden boot dual with Kane took a twist last week when the Tottenham forward was successful with his claim that Christian Eriksen's second goal against Stoke should actually be awarded to him as it brushed his shoulder. Both Suarez and Ronaldo, who was once again rested in the league by Zinedine Zidane on the weekend, have 46 points in the Golden Shoe ranking. "I can not lie - it is in my mind", he added.
  • Antonio Rudiger reveals Antonio Conte snub after controversial comments

    Antonio Rudiger reveals Antonio Conte snub after controversial comments

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    Speaking after Javier Hernandez equalised for the Hammers earlier this month, Rudiger said: "But like the last few months, we didn't and we (conceded). "'It's just normal from my side". And he's a very, very good coach'. After his comments, he was a notable omission from the matchday squad for the 3-2 win over Southampton at St Marys on Saturday, not even travelling to the south coast.
  • Bryce Harper smacks a broken bat home run vs. Mets

    Bryce Harper smacks a broken bat home run vs. Mets

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    Harper's major league-leading eighth home run was a show of shear power and strength. In New York, Didi Gregorius homered twice for the second time this season, Gary Sanchez had three hits and three RBIs, and the Yankees routed Miami. Facing Jacob deGrom with two outs in the first inning, Bryce swung hard on an inside baseball, shattering his bat and leaving himself with only a handle in his hands.
  • Marathon victor stopped to wait during race for friend

    Marathon victor stopped to wait during race for friend

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    No US woman had won the Boston crown since Lisa Larsen Weidenbach 33 years ago, but Linden did it in the sixth Boston start of her 16 marathons. Yuki Kawauchi splashed through the pelting rain, temperatures in the mid-30s and wind that gusted as high as 32 miles per hour to win the men's race, passing defending champion Geoffrey Kirui in Kenmore Square to earn Japan's first Boston title since 1987 and the $150,000 first prize.
  • Commonwealth: Quadri pleased with silver medal

    Commonwealth: Quadri pleased with silver medal

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    Games organising committee chairman Peter Beattie said as things stood, none of the athletes had breached Australian law. "These Games have changed the conversation; changed the way we think about the Commonwealth, about the city of Gold Coast , about Queensland, about what it means to be a Commonwealth citizen and that's the start of a legacy", Grevemberg said.
  • Neymar On Track For World Cup Return

    Neymar On Track For World Cup Return

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    And, on Monday, Anfield was confirmed as the venue for the first of Brazil's two World Cup warm-up matches that month. And Pele, who lifted the World Cup three times during his illustrious career, expects Brazil's talisman to step up for Tite's side.
  • Juventus captain Buffon: Madrid meltdown made me feel alive

    Juventus captain Buffon: Madrid meltdown made me feel alive

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    Deprived of what could likely be his last chance to lift the only major title missing from his collection the 2006 World Cup victor mercilessly blasted the referee after the game as "a murderer" for killing off Juventus' dreams with "a rubbish bin" in place of a heart.
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier may have joined Hizbul Mujahideen, say reports

    Jammu and Kashmir: Army soldier may have joined Hizbul Mujahideen, say reports

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    The Indian Army jawan, identified as Idrees Mir was posted in Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAKLI) unit. On Monday morning, his father, Mohammed Sultan Mir, filed a missing complaint with the police. Sources said three youths from Shopian , including the army man, had joined militancy after the April 1 twin gunfights in the district in which 12 militants and four civilians were killed.
  • Yemen claims Iran supplies Houthi rebels with drones

    Yemen claims Iran supplies Houthi rebels with drones

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    A total of 119 ballistic missiles were fired at Saudi Arabia, he told a press conference. A few days ago, the Saudi-led coalition dispatched large military reinforcements commanded by Major General Tariq, the nephew of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, to fight the Houthi militants in Yemen's western coast areas.
  • Manchester City are 2017/18 Premier League champions

    Manchester City are 2017/18 Premier League champions

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    City beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 on Saturday and have won 28 of their 33 matches. It is City's third title in seven seasons and a first under the Spaniard in his second campaign in charge. No one foresaw Chelsea dropping to a likely fifth-placed finish this time - any more than many believed West Brom would win at Old Trafford. Pogba wasn't the only one Mourinho wants to be more stable, as he also told his critics to support him and his team after good performances just as readily ...
  • Clermont Release Statement Distancing Themselves From Paddy Jackson

    Clermont Release Statement Distancing Themselves From Paddy Jackson

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    Head coach Franck Azéma is quoted as confirming they have no interest in the former Ulster player. However, the club have since distanced themselves from a move for the 25-year-old. Mr Logan told UTV the trial and subsequent fall-out had been "traumatic" for players, staff and supporters. "This was a decision taken because the two guys in their own words admit that their behaviours fell short of what they knew were expected", he said.
  • Carroll spares Hart's blushes as West Ham secure late draw against Stoke

    Carroll spares Hart's blushes as West Ham secure late draw against Stoke

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    Crouch had been on the pitch nine minutes when he pounced to turn in the rebound after England goalkeeper Joe Hart spilled a shot from Xherdan Shaqiri . "But if he can continue to come off the bench and give us 20 or 30 minutes, that will be more than handy as he showed tonight". We had some good games and have been unfortunate.
  • Spurs, Heat looking for bounce-back efforts in Game 2

    Spurs, Heat looking for bounce-back efforts in Game 2

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    The high-powered backcourts of the Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards will face off in post-season play and Al Horford will have the task of defending the Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo . Sadly, the reason they can not compete is because of injuries. They have not been healthy all year and will not be able to challenge James with simply young talent.
  • Monday's Royals game in doubt due to Toronto ice

    Monday's Royals game in doubt due to Toronto ice

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    Inclement weather caused damage to the roof of the stadium, forcing Monday night's game to be postponed. The Blue Jays had crews trying to fix the hole. A hole was still visible in the roof on Monday afternoon. Around 5:30 p.m. the decision was made to postpone the game. Monday's starters, Kansas City left-hander Eric Skoglund and Blue Jays lefty Jaime Garcia, will start Game 1 on Tuesday.
  • Anderson: Bruins' struggles unlikely to repeat in Game 4

    Anderson: Bruins' struggles unlikely to repeat in Game 4

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    GAME ON The stellar third period from Leafs goalie Andersen aside, the Bruins won't exactly be living in fear of the Toronto netminder. Overall, Toronto seemed to have used their speed more in this game, giving the Bruins slower defenders more trouble trying to contain them .
  • Wade the catalyst as Heat beat 76ers

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    Embiid had hoped to play in Game 2 after the NBA's concussion protocol, but the Sixers are being conservative with his return to the court and ultimately ruled him out . With four terrific shooters surrounding on the court with Simmons, it essentially neutralized the rim-protecting Whiteside, making him almost un-playable.
  • Football video referee calls players back to pitch after halftime

    Football video referee calls players back to pitch after halftime

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    Shortly before half-time there were muted appeals for a penalty decision, but they were turned down by referee Guido Winkmann. But while the players were walking back down the tunnel towards the dressing room, the video assistant asked Winkmann to look at the penalty call again.
  • Ravens Want To Sign Dez Bryant To Bolster Receiver Corps

    Ravens Want To Sign Dez Bryant To Bolster Receiver Corps

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    The Dallas Cowboys , as was inevitable as long as he would not take a pay cut, released Dez Bryant last Friday. The Baltimore Ravens have been busy completely overhauling their wide receiving corps this offseason. If that fails, he intends to sign with a team based on need, rather than money. Bryant, heading toward his 30th birthday (Nov. 4) and looking like a diminished receiver over the last couple seasons, should see the Ravens as an ideal spot.
  • Kellyanne Conway Cooked On The Web After 2 Fail-Heavy Interviews

    Kellyanne Conway Cooked On The Web After 2 Fail-Heavy Interviews

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    There are 2 comments on the Yahoo! story from 1 hr ago, titled Kellyanne Conway On James Comey: "This Guy Swung An Election". After Cuomo pushed Conway on the Russian investigation, Conway started to lose her cool. Shortly after her lap on the morning shows, Conway told the Daily Beast that she was being "tongue-in-cheek" during her comments on ABC. She also tweeted her defense.
  • Mourinho Blames Man United's Players For West Brom Defeat

    Mourinho Blames Man United's Players For West Brom Defeat

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    All three players started on Sunday and yet were unable to break down a West Brom defence that had kept one Premier League clean sheet in 2018 prior to the clash, although Lukaku and Sanchez are said to be among Mourinho's trusted ranks. "I know where the idea to find the guilty one comes from in order to put the focus of attention on that issue and not on the fact that we had turned around the derby".
  • Dembele to stay in Barcelona

    Dembele to stay in Barcelona

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    The France global joined Barcelona from Borussia Dortmund in last summer's transfer window, with the attacker reportedly becoming the world's second most expensive footballer behind Neymar . "I signed a five-year contract with Barcelona ". "In Barcelona I have a better lifestyle than in Dortmund". "I'll be here for a long time". But Dembele is still planning to prove himself at Barcelona , dismissing any suggestions he could leave at season's end.
  • Vincent Kompany, John Stones and teammates celebrate title win in Manchester bar

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    After opening their campaign with three successive wins, City then made a serious statement with this thrashing of one of their chief rivals. What would have been most disappointing for the Old Trafford outfit is the fact that it was them that handed their "noisy neighbours" the title instead of making them wait even longer for it.
  • Brewers stop Mets' winning skein with 5-1 victory

    Brewers stop Mets' winning skein with 5-1 victory

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    Anderson allowed just two hits and a single earned run while walking two and striking out five. Milwaukee starter Zach Davies allowed five runs on seven hits including two homers over 4.1 innings to absorb the loss. Red Sox 7, Orioles 3 • Eduardo Nunez hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out eight over six stingy innings and host Boston equaled its best start in 100 years with a win over Baltimore Orioles.
  • NFL Veteran James Harrison Announces He's Retiring

    NFL Veteran James Harrison Announces He's Retiring

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    He added the hashtag #2ndAndFinalRetirment to the post in reference to his brief retirement in August 2014 before returning to the Steelers the following month. Be sure to do an extra bench press and set of leg squats for James Harrison on Monday. Harrison had previously said that he wanted to play another season or two.
  • Kompany already thinking of Man City title defence

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    Champions Manchester City have set their sights on rewriting the record books after clinching the Premier League title. It was a win that saw City move back to the top of the table, but more crucially it was a significant result and performance at the home of the club that had dominated the Premier League the previous season.
  • Eagles release cornerback Worley after Sunday morning arrest

    Eagles release cornerback Worley after Sunday morning arrest

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    A gun was also recovered on the scene. Police say Worley was found passed out in a parked auto that was blocking the street in the area of Broad and Pattison, just down the road from the Eagles' training facility. Worley was expected to take the place of Patrick Robinson, who played a significant part in the team's run to the Super Bowl but left in free agency.