• Iran stun Morocco with stoppage-time own goal
Iran stun Morocco with stoppage-time own goal

The former Cambridge United manager - the second ex-U's boss to manage at the World Cup in the past 20 years - masterminded Morocco to the biggest upset of African qualifying as they topped their group ahead of his former team, Ivory Coast.

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  • Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC
Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal charged with ball-tampering by ICC

A late strike by speedster Shannon Gabriel gave West Indies control of the second Test against Sri Lanka , but a ball-change controversy marred proceedings, headlining the third day and threatening to disrupt the series here yesterday. It was done to ensure the continuity of the match. The same charge was levelled against Australia batsman Camer...

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  • Griezmann snubs Barca to stay at Atletico
Griezmann snubs Barca to stay at Atletico

The 27-year old, who scored the winning goal against Marseille in the Europa League final last month, announced his decision in a documentary broadcast programme called " The Decision ", made by Spanish network Movistar Plus. And the Frenchman admitted it affect him and his family, though Diego Simeone did go to see him. 'Atletico are doing...

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  • Watch Final Triple Crown Race Online
Watch Final Triple Crown Race Online

Justify's Triple Crown feat came 45 years to the day after another physically imposing chestnut, Secretariat , broke from the first post and won the Belmont by a stunning 31 lengths to complete the Triple Crown. Surrounded by a fever pitch of fandom, Justify crossed the wire in a final time of 2:28.18, forever stamping himself among the greates...

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  • Cecchinato vows to prove French semi-final was no fluke
Cecchinato vows to prove French semi-final was no fluke

In his 24th Grand Slam final, Nadal will face Thiem who ended Marco Cecchinato's French Open fairytale, reaching his first major final with a 7-5, 7-6 (12/10), 6-1 victory.Seventh seed Thiem is the first Austrian to make a final at the majors since Thomas Muster was champion in Paris in 1995.

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo not bothered by Real Madrid future, says Manuel Fernandes
Cristiano Ronaldo not bothered by Real Madrid future, says Manuel Fernandes

Both players were integral to their respective sides last season with Griezmann leading Atletico to the Europa League trophy and Ronaldo helping Real on their way to the Champions League. "He's very demanding with himself and ends up demanding a lot from us as well". The European champions play their Iberian neighbours in the 2014 Winter Olympics...

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  • Lewis Hamilton keeps his chin up, despite wake-up call for Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton keeps his chin up, despite wake-up call for Mercedes

Ferrari returned to the top of the podium at the track named for Gilles Villeneuve for the first time since 2004, with Sebastian Vettel going from the pole to the checkered flag to finish six seconds ahead of Valtteri Bottas' Mercedes on Sunday.

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  • Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open
Rafael Nadal Wins 11th French Open

During one stretch of the final, Nadal's hand appeared to cramp up and as he received treatment the TV cameras zoomed in on the eye-catching timepiece. "But it's time to check how I feel in the next couple of days". Nadal nets it, Thiem takes the point 30-all now. "For me [it] was scary, because I felt that I was not able to move the hand...

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  • Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford
Danny Welbeck: Marcus Rashford "free to play" for England

He featured in 35 Premier League games for the Red Devils, scoring and assisting a respectable seven and five goals respectively. Instead, England's trio of shot-stoppers have a mere 12 caps between them. Danny Rose - who this week spoke so eloquently about his mental health struggles - looks the best option despite a stop-start campaign a...

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  • England skipper Kane signs new 6-year deal with Tottenham
England skipper Kane signs new 6-year deal with Tottenham

Kane, 24, ended the last campaign with 30 Premier League goals to his name. However, the two-time Premier League Golden Boot victor is intent on changing that in the coming season, with the last trophy the Lilywhites won being the 2007/08 League Cup.

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  • Lyon put an end to Nabil Fekir’s proposed transfer to Liverpool
Lyon put an end to Nabil Fekir’s proposed transfer to Liverpool

It could be just a minor hitch but rumours are circulating it could be due to the player's injury record, with Fekir suffering a serious knee injury three years ago. The France global, who scored 23 goals for Lyon in Ligue 1 last season, is Jurgen Klopp's prime target for the summer and has been identified as Philippe Coutinho's long-term...

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  • Kaepernick Seeks To Subpoena Trump, Pence In Collusion Case Against NFL
Kaepernick Seeks To Subpoena Trump, Pence In Collusion Case Against NFL

Trump also said if his review committee determines the people the athletes recommend for pardons were unfairly treated, "then we will pardon them or at least let them out". Kaepernick has been at the forefront of the controversy surrounding players kneeling during the national anthem . "He's fired", he said in September at a campaign rally in ...

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  • Nadal beats del Porto, advances to final
Nadal beats del Porto, advances to final

For me it's incredible. For everyone else, however, it has become as normal as the Seine flowing under the Pont des Arts. He has lost just twice in 87 singles matches at the French Open . His record at Roland Garros now stands at 85 wins and two defeats. The Italian showed the full range of his shots, smarts and court coverage as Thie...

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  • Nadal completes fightback to reach 11th French Open semi-final
Nadal completes fightback to reach 11th French Open semi-final

In a bit of unplanned irony, play began Thursday shortly after Sweden's Robin Soderling - who profited from a combination of heavy weather and self-conviction in 2009 to hand Nadal his first-ever defeat at Roland Garros - responded to numerous inquiries by holding a rare press conference himself.

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  • Kevin Durant's shot, 'death stare' all but finish off Cleveland Cavaliers
Kevin Durant's shot, 'death stare' all but finish off Cleveland Cavaliers

According to Jason Lloyd of The Athletic , that player went as far as to say he believed the Cavs would be up 3-0 if Irving was still around. "The one he made tonight was 4 or 5 feet behind the one he made past year", Cavaliers forward LeBron James said.

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  • United Boss Jose Mourinho Predicts Every World Cup Group Winner
United Boss Jose Mourinho Predicts Every World Cup Group Winner

Jose Mourinho has reportedly made personal contact with the agent of West Ham United attacker Marko Arnautovic . United finished second in the Premier League behind City but were a whopping 19 points behind their fierce rivals. He was banned from global football for a year by South America's governing body CONMEBOL, but only missed four mo...

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  • Mood swing: LeBron, Cavs home looking to turn around Finals
Mood swing: LeBron, Cavs home looking to turn around Finals

James has now registered at least 25 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists in each of his pst 10 Finals games. Now Cleveland could be down to one final game with James. From the outset of Game 3, these indeed looked like different Cavaliers. The 15-year veteran also passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for sole possession of the fourth-most playoff games play...

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  • Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward will be back in time for training camp
Boston Celtics’ Gordon Hayward will be back in time for training camp

Ainge was also asked about Kyrie Irving's deviated septum, which forced him to miss sitting on the sideline for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. to come here in a hostile environment: (it's) right there". That said, at least it's after their season is already over and not just before the postseason.

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  • England include unlucky goalkeeper on their bench for pre-World Cup friendly
England include unlucky goalkeeper on their bench for pre-World Cup friendly

To that end, England's set-pieces should be very useful this summer if the Nigeria performance is anything to go by. Kieran Trippier and Trent Alexander-Arnold are the contenders on the right and Danny Rose and Ashley Young on the left.

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  • Why Serena Williams wore a catsuit to the French Open
Why Serena Williams wore a catsuit to the French Open

Serena Williams came from a set down to book her place in the third round of the French Open and believes not only can she return to the top of her game but she can get even better. Williams is not back to being that player yet. Pliskova has led the WTA in aces the past three seasons - and is No. 2 in that category this year - but managed only...

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