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The £100m battle to sign Van Dijk hots up

The pair would have a combined cost of more than £100million. After his first full season at the helm of City, Pep Guardiola is preparing for a summer spending spree to overhaul his squad which fini...

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Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

Ronaldo at his best ahead of Champions League final

We know how hard it is to get there and we've worked very well during the year. In other news, it looks like the Mourinho never-ending lottery spree may also need to be extended to keep their goalke...

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Warriors wary of James in NBA Finals

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors Game 1 kicks off on Thursday, June 1, at 9:00 p.m. The biggest difference between the 2017 Finals and the last two Finals is Golden State...

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Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

Warriors' Green in quick foul trouble in Game 1

The Golden State Warriors host the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at Oracle arena in Game 1 of the 2017 NBA Finals on ABC. Currently, Cleveland's valuation has shot up over 100 percent since Leb...

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Senators Might Not Sell Out Do-Or-Die Game 6; Owner Says It's 'Disturbing'

Look for a huge performance from No. 71 on Thursday, and if more Penguins are able to follow his lead or even match their level of play from Tuesday, Pittsburgh has a great chance to win its third...

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Gatland to face Gatland in tour opener

Gatland to face Gatland in tour opener

The ambassadors leave on Monday, June 12 and as part of the trip will visit NZRU Headquarters and the Tia Papa Museum; meet former Lions; attend warm up fixtures and the first Lions Test match; be p...

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Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid reportedly hanging in the balance

Ireland's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid reportedly hanging in the balance

Ireland's candidature file was submitted to World Rugby headquarters in Dublin by a delegation led 11 year old "bid kid" Alex Place from Co. South Africa earlier this year withdrew from hosting 2022...

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Cavs-Warriors trilogy picks up where it left off

Even if they wanted to, Love says the Cavaliers can not escape the fact that the Warriors are favored in the NBA Finals , and instead, will try and prove wrong commentators from around the world....

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Tennis Player Comforts Injured Opponent In Moving Moment

Tennis Player Comforts Injured Opponent In Moving Moment

The 30-year-old victor will immediately face another demanding test when he plays fellow former grand slam victor Juan Martin del Potro , who advanced when tearful opponent Nicolas Almagro was un...

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Defense fails Cavs in 113-91 Game 1 loss in NBA Finals

In Game 1 of the NBA Finals , Durant proved to his critics that he isn't riding anyone's coattails in this series. During a public speaking engagement at midseason, Warriors power forward Draymo...

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Here's who the experts are predicting to win the NBA Finals

If the sports historians are to be believed, Steph Curry and LeBron James' showdown in the 2017 NBA Finals is one for the ages, a NBA rivalry on par with Celtics/Lakers, Pacers/Knicks, and Bulls/...

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Tamim Iqbal's 'almost' moment encapsulates Bangladesh's Champions Trophy opener defeat to England

Of the teams involved in this edition of the competition, England and Bangladesh are two of three sides yet to win the Champions Trophy ( Pakistan); England twice finishing as runners-up whil...

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Vettel wins Monaco Grand prix

It happened. As for myself, it could have been better but we have just finished the race and who knows? "And this is the new reality at the moment". "It's one of those days where you wish you'd led ...

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Kylian Mbappe downplays Real Madrid links but 'not afraid to leave' Monaco

Kylian Mbappe downplays Real Madrid links but 'not afraid to leave' Monaco

The 18-year-old is now with the France squad on worldwide duty and has just ended a breakthrough season at the Stade Louis II, having netted 26 goals in a season where Monaco lifted their first L...

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Was Buster right to sit out battle royale between Giants and Nats?

Was Buster right to sit out battle royale between Giants and Nats?

The suspension was supposed to go into effect before Tuesday night's game, but he has elected to appeal the decision. In that 2014 series, Harper homered twice off Strickland and yelled at him after...

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Warriors and Cavaliers meet for third straight year

People may begin to wonder if his NBA Finals appearances are because of the lack of competition and not his dominance. The Warriors are the first team to win their first 12 games of the postseas...

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This Time, Trump Is Right About Trade

This Time, Trump Is Right About Trade

Chancellor Angela Merkel cautioned Monday against seeking "simple answers" to complex global issues, a day after suggesting that Europe's relationship with the USA had shifted significantly follow...

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China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback'

Macron seemed to hint at that in his speech, at one point speaking directly to Americans and encouraging them to work with like-minded people overseas. "If we can't, that's fine", Trump said. Disn...

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Vijay Singh, Bernhard Langer set for Sunday showdown at Senior PGA Championship

Bernhard Langer , of Germany, chips up to the ninth green during the final round of the Senior PGA Championship at the Trump National golf club in Sterling, Va ., Sunday, May 28, 2017. He's seeking...

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Modric unsure whether Bale or Isco will start Champions League final

Ronaldo has gotten the best of Buffon so far, scoring five goals in his four games against the Italy goalkeeper. "I always dreamed I'd play a Champions League final, but never in my home town". Edgar ...

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Here's what the Celtics are saying about their comeback win over Cleveland

Here's what the Celtics are saying about their comeback win over Cleveland

Just expecting him to be better in Game 4", Smith said. Overall, Boston tried to fill the void that Thomas had left and fought through four quarters to avoid a 3-0 deficit. The Celtics made 18 3-p...

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Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Also, Golden State's home-court advantage isn't likely to matter in this series, as Cleveland is a ideal 7-0 away from home this postseason. Both teams are seeking to get their second National ...

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UM reveals kickoffs for 5 games; Ohio State at noon

UM reveals kickoffs for 5 games; Ohio State at noon

Michigan and Ohio State will kickoff in the traditional noon (ET) timeslot on November 25 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor. Elsewhere, Michigan's September 9 home game against Cincinnati (the h...

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Lyon beats PSG to claim 4th Women's Champions League title

A crowed of 75,000 are expected at the UEFA Champions' League final in Cardiff when Real Madrid and Juventus will contest the final at the National Stadium of Wales . Hey, there's quality foo...

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Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal ease into French Open second round

Agassi remained largely impassive throughout the two hours and 27 minutes of the contest, although he did get a surprise during the third set when Djokovic's former coach Boris Becker turned up in t...

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England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

Jonny Bairstow spared England total embarrassment in seven-wicket defeat by the Proteas with a fine 51 - his third fifty in his last four ODIs. But England captain Eoin Morgan spelled out, on...

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Warburton fit to start Lions opener

As well having tour captain Warburton leading the side, all three worldwide captains in the 41-man touring party are included in Wales' Alun Wyn Jones , Ireland's Rory Best and Scotland's Greig La...

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Cavs the champs but Warriors the favourites in the NBA Finals

Durant had 23 points and six assists in the first half, outdueling LeBron James , who had 19 points, 11 rebounds and the highlight of the half: a poster dunk over JaVale McGee . Why will the Cle...

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Chelsea in negotiations with Lyon with three players on the agenda

Chelsea in negotiations with Lyon with three players on the agenda

Tolisso will be guaranteed Champions League football if he does decide to head for west London after Chelsea romped to the Premier League title in their first season under Antonio Conte . Fabregas ...

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Another Warriors-Cavaliers Finals clash not bad for National Basketball Association

Cavaliers. Fans of the 28 teams that never seemed to have a chance griped as the National Basketball Association was reduced to a part of two. The teams are meeting in the NBA Finals for an unprec...

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