• Jose Mourinho: This is a new Manchester United team

    Jose Mourinho: This is a new Manchester United team

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    The Brazil worldwide completed his €222m [£200m] move from Barcelona on Thursday night and he faced the media for the first time on Friday, having become the world's highest paid player as well as the most expensive. So I just look at Real Madrid as what they are: "a big club, the European champions, and it's a great motivation for us to play against them". Midfielder of the 2016/17 UCL season contenders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Toni Kroos (Real Madrid), Luka Modric (Real Madrid).
  • Jurgen Klopp Insists Liverpool Do Not Need Another Centre-Back

    Jurgen Klopp Insists Liverpool Do Not Need Another Centre-Back

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    In a market where every player has a price, we can translate Klopp and Wenger's words in a simple and pretty damning summary; we will not pay the asking prices for top players, therefore we pretend there is no one to buy. Then you win a prize! Van Dijk, capped 12 times by the Netherlands, said the saga had "seriously affected" his relationships with people at the club and Southampton's fans.
  • Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79

    Olympic champion Betty Cuthbert dies aged 79

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    Eight years after taking the athletic world by storm she snared gold in the 400-metres at the Tokyo Olympics, capping off her decorated Olympic career many years later as a torch beater at the opening ceremony for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
  • Mo and Bolt bid farewell to British athletics

    Mo and Bolt bid farewell to British athletics

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    He finished the race in 26 minutes 49.51 seconds, the world's fastest time in 2017, where as the Silver medallist Cheptegei, ju clocked his lifetime best 26:49.94 and Tanui 26:50.60. "It was when I almost tripped at the bell twice and I happened to catch my other knee". But he's got a cool head and always races smart, so I expect him to bag the first gold.
  • Conte hopes Chelsea newcomers will spare him the champions' curse

    Conte hopes Chelsea newcomers will spare him the champions' curse

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    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Olivier Giroud then converted their penalties to hand Arsene Wenger his first piece of silverware this season. "I have another day to make the best decision". It will be interesting to see whether Alexis Sanchez starts the game as speculation continues to swirl over his future at the Emirates Stadium, with the Chilean returning to pre-season training late also.
  • Philander set for fourth Test return

    Philander set for fourth Test return

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    Ben Stokes top-scored with 58 before falling to Kagiso Rabada in the penultimate over, leaving England 260-6 on day one of the fourth Test. The embattled Sri Lankan squad received some good news for a change that skipper Dinesh Chandimal, who missed the first Test because of pneumonia, will return but Rangana Herath, the stand-in captain in that record loss, is being monitored after injuring a finger that did not allow him to bat in the second innings.
  • Vijender launches into title belt diplomacy after win

    Vijender launches into title belt diplomacy after win

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    However, he returned the title saying "I don't want this title because I don't want tension at the border (between India and China)". "Winning this fight will definitely make me hero when I return and the only advantage that Vijender has is being at home", he adds.
  • Stephen Curry Takes His Talents to the Golf Course, With Respectable Results

    Stephen Curry Takes His Talents to the Golf Course, With Respectable Results

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    Not much was expected of Curry, who previous year played in the pro-am at the PGA Tour's season opener in Napa. Curry raved about the experience speaking to reporters . Many have tried and failed, and Curry faces a steep battle on Friday to make the cut, which is expected to fall at around two under. Obviously as a competitor, you feel like you can always play better.
  • Southampton defender still wants Liverpool move

    Southampton defender still wants Liverpool move

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    Saints boss Pellegrino has revealed that the Netherlands worldwide has no intention of playing for the Hampshire club ever again but stressed that he hopes to change the defender's mind and keep him at Southampton . "I would like to bring the boy and to persuade him that he's important for us and the club will not sell him". Phil Thompson is confident Virgil van Dijk will join Liverpool and win a trophy in his first season .
  • Injury forces Sharapova out of Toronto

    Injury forces Sharapova out of Toronto

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    Sharapova needed two hours to secure her win as she works on a comeback after earlier this year serving out her 15-month ban for use of an illegal medication. The Russian only returned to action following a thigh problem on Monday, playing her first match in nearly three months at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California.
  • Rodriquez honors father at Baseball Hall of Fame induction

    Rodriquez honors father at Baseball Hall of Fame induction

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    Without saying much more, the message of my life was delivered". "I wanted to score for my team and for my other players". Schuerholz credits divine providence and fate for his good fortune. That, only time will tell. After speaking in Spanish, Rodriguez went back and repeated in English, concentrating on a message to youth. "Mami, mission accomplished", Rodriguez said.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Insists He's Innocent of Committing Tax Fraud During Court Appearance

    Cristiano Ronaldo Insists He's Innocent of Committing Tax Fraud During Court Appearance

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    The public ministry accuses Cristiano Ronaldo to have said late in 2014, $ 11.5 million euros of income of Spanish origin, for the period from 2011 to 2014 when they amounted in fact to 43 million. The Portuguese star – the worlds highest paid athlete according to Forbes magazine – follows in the steps of his arch-rival, Barcelona forward and Argentina star Lionel Messi , who was found guilty of the same offence previous year.
  • Xavier Rhodes has hilarious reaction to huge new contract

    Xavier Rhodes has hilarious reaction to huge new contract

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    And even though head coach Mike Zimmer has said he doesn't like a cornerback shadowing a top receiver, he has repeatedly trusted the 27-year-old Rhodes to do so. The Minnesota Vikings signed cornerback Xavier Rhodes to a big deal on Sunday afternoon, making him the third highest-paid cornerback in the league.
  • New England Patriots LB Rob Ninkovich to announce retirement

    New England Patriots LB Rob Ninkovich to announce retirement

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    Ninkovich choked up several times during his delivery, including when he spoke directly to Belichick. The 33-year-old Ninkovich announced his retirement on Sunday afternoon during a news conference in Foxborough, Mass. I hope it was enough", Ninkovich said. "He's a really special guy", Belichick said. "I love this game". His retirement opens a spot opposite Trey Flowers , most likely for Kony Ealy , a second-round draft pick the Patriots picked up from Carolina in a trade during ...
  • Brock Lesnar Warns Jon Jones After Latest Call Out

    Brock Lesnar Warns Jon Jones After Latest Call Out

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    Jones was also reportedly asked about fighting current heavyweight champ, Stipe Miocic. After a more than 12-year run of dominance, which only reached the UFC in May 2016, Cris Cyborg was finally given the opportunity to fight for the UFC Women's Featherweight championship.
  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp jokes about £268m bid for Naby Keita

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp jokes about £268m bid for Naby Keita

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    The Reds have seen two offers rejected, the last of which was worth a whopping £66m. Leipzig sporting director Rangnick recently stated that he believes the 22-year-old Guinea global is being poorly advised and insists too many outside people are offering their thoughts on his future.