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  • Governor Nyong’o urges Chess players to go for global...
    Kisumu Governor Anyag’ Nyong’o during the 2018 Africa Youth Chess Championship NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Kisumu Governor Anyang Nyong’o has urged participants of the ongoing Africa Youth Chess Championship to embrace the sport discipline to be adequately prepared to challenge for major global honors. The governor addressed the 174… ... more
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  • Langat to represent Kenya at the Turkish Airlines golf tour
    REUBEN LANGAT SET TO REPRESENT KENYA AT THE TURKISH AIRLINES TOUR IN ANTALYA NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Kericho’s Reuben Langat has intensified his training ahead of the forthcoming Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup grand finale to be held in the Mediterranean city of Antalya, Turkey in late October. Langat,… ... more
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  • Bungoma, Machakos to fight for football title
    In netball, Nairobi led by talented Carolyne Achieng’ retained their title beating Bungoma 35-25. ... more
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  • Ghana reaches deal with FIFA to avert dissolution of FA
    The documentary “Number 12”, poster shown June 2018, showed GFA officials allegedly soliciting bribes, leading to Ghana’s attorney general taking steps towards dissolving the embattled association © AFP/File / CRISTINA ALDEHUELA LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug 16Ghana on Thursday backed away from controversial plans to dissolve its graft-ridden football federation,… ... more
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  • ‘Green Commandos’ storm semis
    Kenyan debutants Olbolosat crash out. ... more
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  • Kaya Tiwi carry Kenya’s flag in girls’ basket...
    Rwandan side Adegi take on College Gisenyi in boys’ handball semis. ... more
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  • Namibia is mission possible, say Simbas
    Kenya Simbas skipper Davis Chenge introduces Darwin Mukidza and Jacob Ojee to former Premier raila Odinga during their Rugby Africa Gold Cup match against Tunisia on August 11, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Kenya 15s have lost in each of their last three visits to Namibia,… ... more
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  • Kipyegon Bett charged with doping offence
    Kipyegon Bett charged with evading doping test ... more
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  • New FIFA ranking revealed after World Cup
    New FIFA ranking revealed after World Cup ... more
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  • Spanish football steps up export drive with US fixture
    Barcelona played in the International Champions Cup in the United States, soon they might return for a game in La Liga. © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Lachlan Cunningham MADRID, Spain, Aug 16Spain’s La Liga plans to stage a match in the United States, its first venture outside… ... more
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  • Emery keeps faith in Cech for Chelsea return
    Petr Cech will start in goal for Arsenal at Chelsea on Saturday © AFP / MARCO BERTORELLO LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Arsenal manager Unai Emery will keep faith with goalkeeper Petr Cech for his return to Chelsea on Saturday. Cech, 36, struggled with Emery’s orders to play out… ... more
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  • Disappointed Pochettino vows to repay Spurs fans’ patience
    Unimpressed: Mauricio Pochettino is disappointed by the delays in moving to Tottenham’s new 62,000 capacity stadium © AFP / Adrian DENNIS LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Mauricio Pochettino believes winning is the only way to keep Spurs fans happy while waiting to move into the club’s new stadium. Tottenham… ... more
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  • Walker backs Foden to fill De Bruyne’s boots
    Phil Foden has been backed by team-mate Kyle Walker to shine in Kevin de Bruyne’s absence © AFP / Glyn KIRK MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Aug 16Manchester City defender Kyle Walker believes 18-year-old Phil Foden has the talent and attitude to step up in the absence of injured Kevin… ... more
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  • Kipyegon Bett charged with doping offence
    Kipyegon Bett of Kenya wins the 800m at the IAAF World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz 2016. PHOTO/IAAF NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – The Athletics Integrity Unit has issued a notice of charge to London 2017 IAAF World 800m bronze medalist Kipyegon Bett for failing to submit to sample collection and has… ... more
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  • Ospina, Castillejo arrive in Serie A on eve of transfer dead...
    AC Milan’s Italian coach Gennaro Gattuso reacts during the Santiago Bernabeu Trophy football match between Real Madrid and AC Milan in Madrid on August 11, 2018. © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS MILAN, Italy, Aug 16Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina joined Napoli with Villarreal’s Samu Castillejo and Genoa’s Diego Laxalt… ... more
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  • AK to host Track and Field meeting in honour of Bett
    Bett was buried in full police tradition, including a 21-gun salute. ... more
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  • AK to host Track and Field meeting in honour of Bett
    Bett was buried in full police tradition, including a 21-gun salute. ... more
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  • Ospina, Castillejo arrive in Serie A on eve of transfer dead...
    Ospina's arrival comes amid criticism from fans at the lack of spending. ... more
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  • Kwanthanze hit Cheptil to set up Indagaburezi final showdown
    Kenya’s Laiser Hill are a match away from winning their maiden regional crown. ... more
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  • Two Arsenal stars ruled out until October with injuries
    Two Arsenal stars ruled out until October with injuries ... more
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  • Schumacher not being moved to Mallorca- spokeswoman
    Michael Schumacher, seen here in 2000, won a record seven Grand Prix titles © AFP / PATRICK HERTZOG GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug 16Ex-Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is not being moved from his home in Switzerland to the Spanish island of Mallorca, a spokeswoman said Thursday, denying a report… ... more
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  • Ozil’s claims of racism in German camp are ‘nonsense’ ...
    Germany’s midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was “out of order” to level accusations of racism within the Germany set up when he resigned from international football last month. © AFP/File / Odd ANDERSEN BERLIN, Germany, Aug 16Germany midfielder Toni Kroos says Mesut Ozil was ‘out of order’… ... more
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  • Bett laid to rest as leaders, athletes mourn promising caree...
    Political leaders, sports fraternity and hundreds of mourners thronged the home of former 400 metres champion Nicholas Bett in Lemook village, Simat in Uasin Gishu county to witness his final journey. Bett died last week after he was involved in a tragic road accident along Lessos Kapsabet road. Led by… ... more
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  • Gor pip Chemelil, inch closer to a record 17th KPL title
    Kenyan Premier League giants Gor Mahia now need to win only two matches out of eight for them to be confirmed the 17th champions. This is after Eliud Lukiwam 77th goal guided them to a 1-0 win over  Chemelil Sugar in a league match at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru… ... more
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  • Former 400m hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett laid to res...
    Former 400m hurdles world champion Nicholas Bett has been laid to rest. Hundreds of mourners flooded Bett's Simat home in Uasin Gishu County on Thurs ... more
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  • Atletico Super Cup win vindicates decision to stay, says Gri...
    Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann has said his side’s 4-2 win over Real Madrid to win the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday vindicates his decision to reject a move to Barcelona and remain with Diego Simeone’s side. The France striker was close to joining double winners Barca for 100 million… ... more
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  • Champagne on ice as Gor beat Chemelil
    Gor Mahia head coach Dylan Kerr carried shoulder high by fans in a previous match NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – They might not have done it in superb fashion as they have done for the better part of the season, but they did it anyway. Gor Mahia moved closer… ... more
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  • Understrength Gor sink Chemelil to close in on KPL title
    Gor just need five points from their remaining eight matches to retain the title. ... more
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  • Arsenal suffer Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles injury blows
    Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac and midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles have been ruled out until October with injuries, the Premier League club has said. Kolasinac, 25, sustained a left knee injury in a pre-season match against Chelsea earlier this month while Maitland-Niles was substituted off in the first half of Arsenal’s 2-0… ... more
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  • La Liga plans to play regular season games in United States
    La Liga’s organising body announced on Thursday that it plans to hold regular season Spanish top flight games in the United States in the future. “LaLiga, Spain’s top-flight soccer competition, and Relevent, a multinational media, sports and entertainment group, today announced a first-of-a-kind 15-year, equal joint venture to promote soccer… ... more
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  • Kenya static in latest Fifa rankings as France shoot to the ...
    Kenya’s Harambee Stars made neither gains nor losses in the latest Fifa rankings published Thursday, sticking at position 112. Tunisia is the top ranked African team at position 24 globally, followed by Senegal, DR Congo, Ghana and Morocco in that order. In the Cecafa region,Uganda remains the top ranked team… ... more
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  • Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow
    Left-back Nacho Monreal and Danny Welbeck are back in full training. ... more
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  • Kwanthanze overcome Cheptil, cruise to FEASSSA volleyball fi...
    “Nasema asantee, nasema asantee, nasema asanteee ewe Mungu wanguu...â€� “We thank you God, for not letting us down today. We say thank you again…â€� This was not your typical sporting encounter; at the end of a nerve-wracking five-setter, East African volleyball queens Kwanthanze Girls fell to the court and buried… ... more
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  • Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow
    Arsenal’s England Under-20 World Cup winning midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles will be out for up to two months with a fractured left leg © AFP / Ben STANSALL LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 16Arsenal’s highly-regarded midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles could be out for as long as two months after suffering a… ... more
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  • We will approach Djibouti cautiously – Amenga
    Kenya Under-17 head coach Michael Amenga will take no chances on Friday when his team play Djibouti in their second match of the CECAFA qualifiers for the 2019 African of Nations in Dar es Salaam -Tanzania. Amenga who watched his team cruise to a 4-0 victory over South Sudan on Tuesday in their… ... more
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  • Five steps Arsenal boss Unai Emery should take to win the le...
    Unai Emery's tenure as Arsenal boss began with defeat on Sunday. ... more
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  • Giants Gor Mahia to face Everton in November at Goodison Par...
    Kenyan giants Gor Mahia FC will lock horns with English Premier League side Everston FC at the iconic Goodison Park  either on November 6 or 7, organisers announced on Thursday. The Kenyan champions clinched the dream ticket to field against the Blues when they retained their Super Cup title courtesy… ... more
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  • Wambua upbeat Mwamba will rule Machakos Kabeberi 7s
    Mwamba RFC head coach Kevin ‘Bling’ Wambua says his target is to win the Kabeberi Memorial Sevens taking place at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos between August 18 and 19. The Lionesses coach said he is looking to better his Prinsloo and Sepetuka Sevens having reached the finals twice, only… ... more
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  • Six new signings to watch in La Liga
    AFP Sport picks out six new signings to watch in the coming campaign. ... more
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  • Gor Mahia to face Everton at Goodison Park in November
    After beating Tanzania's Simba SC 2-0 in the SportPesa Super Cup final, Gor Mahia will now travel to Europe, England in November to face Premier Leagu ... more
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  • How Nicholas Bett inspired many youngsters
    Rono says that the community has lost a good upcoming athlete. ... more
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  • Burial ceremony of athletics great Bett underway in Uasin Gi...
    The burial ceremony of former 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett is currently underway at his home in Simat, Kapseret, Uasin Gishu. Thousands of mourners have thronged the home including Deputy President William Ruto, Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney , Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago, his Nandi counterpart Stephen Sang and… ... more
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  • Burial ceremony of slain athletics great Bett underway in Ua...
    The burial ceremony of former 400m hurdles champion Nicholas Bett is currently underway at his home in Simat, Kapseret, Uasin Gishu. Thousands of mourners have thronged the home including Deputy President William Ruto, Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney , Uasin Gishu governor Jackson Mandago, his Nandi counterpart Stephen Sang and… ... more
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  • New player joins lucrative Kenyan betting market
    The company hinges on the campaign of responsible betting and offers a unique user friendly platform for passionate sport fans. NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Russian company Betmaster is the latest entrant into the lucrative Kenyan market, launching in Nairobi as its first African home with plans of expanding to… ... more
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  • Mohamed Salah’s Egypt drops 20 places in latest FIFA r...
    Mohamed Salah's Egypt has dropped from 45th to 65th in the latest FIFA rankings. ... more
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  • Official: Gor-Everton friendly confirmed
    This will mark the Kenyan club’s maiden trip to the UK. ... more
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  • Gor, Everton friendly set for November
    Kenneth Muguna and teammate Ernest Wendo close down on Everton FC forward Wayne Rooney during a friendly match in Tanzania in July 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 16 – Gor’s highly anticipated friendly match against English Premier League side Everton FC will be played in November, after being pushed from the… ... more
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  • Holders Wydad target Caf Champions League quarters slot
    Esperance, Etoile Sahel and TP Mazembe have already booked places in the quarter-finals. ... more
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  • Athletes eulogise Bett as burial ceremony starts
    Ruto is expected to lead other top government officials in the ceremony. ... more
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  • Another WWE legend dies of heart attack
    British wrestling legend Ian 'Doc' Dean - one half of The Liverpool Lads tag team with WWE coach Robbie Brookside - has died at 48. ... more
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  • No pain, no strain: Korean football, the Son Heung-min way
    The SON Football Academy in Chuncheon is run by the father of Premier League footballer Son Heung-min, and focuses on the fundamentals © AFP / Jung Yeon-je CHUNCHEON, Korea, Republic of, Aug 16 As Son Heung-min’s career takes off in England, his legacy is already taking shape in South… ... more
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  • What World Cup hangover? ‘Iron Man’ Paulinho plo...
    Barcelona fans were delighted that he left and at Tottenham Hotspur they called him lazy. ... more
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  • No pain, no strain: Korean football, the Son Heung-min way
    "I always yell at the parents," Son said, chuckling. ... more
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  • Atletico come back to beat Lopetegui’s Real Madrid in ...
    Simeone's men then looked stronger in the extra period. ... more
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  • Nigeria’s Moses quits international football
    All over: Victor Moses celebrates scoring a penalty to equalise during the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina © AFP/File / Giuseppe CACACE LONDON, United Kingdom, Aug 15Chelsea and Nigeria winger Victor Moses, who played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, announced his retirement from international… ... more
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  • Rooney not ‘on holiday’ in MLS
    Hard worker: Wayne Rooney in action for DC United © GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP/File / Patrick McDermott WASHINGTON, United States, Aug 15With Major League soccer still buzzing over Wayne Rooney’s late-game exploits in DC United’s Sunday win over Orlando, the former England star said Tuesday he’s not in… ... more
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  • Five things you missed as Atletico thrashed Real Madrid 4-2 ...
    Diego Costa grabbed a brace as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat arch-rivals Real Madrid and lift the UEFA Super Cup. ... more
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  • Five things you may not have noticed as Atletico thrashed Re...
    Diego Costa grabbed a brace as Atletico Madrid came from behind to beat arch-rivals Real Madrid and lift the UEFA Super Cup. ... more
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  • ‘Iron Man’ Paulinho ploughs on in China
    Brazil’s Paulinho (C) has found a new lease of life at China’s Guangzhou Evergrande, where fans have given him the nickname ‘Iron Man’ © AFP/File / KAZUHIRO NOGI SHANGHAI, China, Aug 16 Barcelona fans were delighted that he left and at Tottenham Hotspur they called him lazy, but Brazil’s… ... more
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  • Six new signings to watch in Serie A
    Juventus’ forward from Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo scores a goal during the friendly football match between Juventus A and Juventus B at Villar Perosa, on August 12, 2018 at Villar Perosa. © AFP / Isabella Bonotto MILAN, Italy, Aug 16 Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus has injected an air of… ... more
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  • Kamworor to defend New York title
    Reigning TCS New York City Marathon champions Geoffrey Kamworor and Shalane Flanagan will defend their titles at the IAAF Gold Label road race on Sunday 4 November. At last year’s race, Kamworor claimed his first major marathon victory while Flanagan became the first US woman to win in New York… ... more
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  • Man City star on crutches! – ruled out for three months ...
    Manchester City's Belgian playmaker Kevin de Bruyne has been ruled out for up to three months following suffering a horrific knee injury during traini ... more
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  • Fresh Mourinho-Pogba bust-up leaves Frenchman’s future...
    European sports outlets have reported a fresh bust-up between Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and Frenchman Paul Pogba. ... more
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  • “If you want to leave, ask for a transfer” – Mou...
    European sports outlets have reported a fresh bust-up between Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and Frenchman Paul Pogba. ... more
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  • Ronaldo raring to go as Serie A kicks off amid optimism
    Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to Juventus, coach Carlo Ancelotti’s homecoming and Parma’s return to the top flight a mere three years after going bankrupt have made the Serie A season one of the most eagerly-awaited in recent years. After years of falling attendances and top players choosing to ply their trade… ... more
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  • Nigeria’s Moses announces international retirement
    Nigeria’s Victor Moses has announced his retirement from international football at the age of 27 in order to focus on his club career. Chelsea wing-back Moses, who made 37 appearances for Nigeria, played every minute of the African nation’s World Cup campaign in Russia where they were eliminated in the… ... more
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  • Messi pulls out of Argentina friendlies
    Argentina captain Lionel Messi has ruled himself out of two friendlies in the United States next month, a source at the Argentine Football Association (AFA) told Reuters on Wednesday. The source, confirming widespread reports in Argentine media, said the Barcelona forward would miss the games against Guatemala and Colombia and… ... more
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  • Man City’s De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training
    Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has suffered a knee injury ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town, the club said on Wednesday. The 27-year-old Belgium international had joined City squad last week after helping his country progress to the World Cup semi-finals in Russia. He came off… ... more
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  • Haase stuns Zverev in Cincinnati, Djokovic advance to next r...
    Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round before rain interrupted play. Haase, who last week kicked off his North American hardcourt swing by reaching the Toronto quarter-finals, converted six… ... more
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  • Atletico take sweet revenge on Real to lift Super Cup
    Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday, snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time. Diego Costa gave Europa League holders Atletico a dream… ... more
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