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Two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa, from Ethiopia, and Eritrean half-marathon world-record holder Zersenay Tadese were also part of the Breaking2 project , which started at 5:45 a.m. Rather than coinciding the attempt with one of the big city marathons such as London, Berlin, New York, or Boston, the project has chosen to stage the attempt on Monza's fixed 2.4km looped track - the location of the fastest lap in the history of Formula One.
  • Real close on Atleti star

    Real close on Atleti star

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    He completed the medical at Sanitas de La Moraleja clinic and, as reports suggest, this will break any agreement that the two clubs have over not singing each others players. Atletico could very well need five , as it has been some time since Real have been held scoreless in a match. Further, it's suggested that the transfer will be officially announced after the Copa del Rey final between Alaves and Barca on May 27, but regardless of timelines it's another important signing for Zinedine ...
  • Bucks out of NBA playoffs despite Aussies' best efforts

    Bucks out of NBA playoffs despite Aussies' best efforts

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    This time , Toronto found a way to win. DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors as per usual with 32 points on 12-of-24 shooting, adding four rebounds, three assists, five steals and three turnovers in 40 minutes as Toronto won their first Game 6 on the road in franchise history - they were 0-4 prior to Thursday.
  • Sami Vatanen returns to Ducks lineup vs. Oilers

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    Still, I can't see Anaheim falling down 3-0 in this series so I have to take the road underdogs in this one. Sure, the shots are nice, but the Ducks felt Talbot saw too much of the puck over the course of the first two games. Five minutes later, Jakob Silfverberg scored his fifth goal of the playoffs to extend the lead to two. "We're doing a lot of good stuff out there, and it's the last piece that's missing, and it's correctable.
  • Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

    Mourinho: Europa semi is United's 'most important' match

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    Rooney was also asked about his future at the club during the press conference, adding: "Would I like to stay?" "For Celta in their words, the most important match for their history". "It was important because we lost at Tottenham". "And it was, because it was a quarter-final second leg". A final appearance is now within their reach, as they hold a 1-0 lead over Celta Vigo in their semi-final showdown, and success would position them back among the elite.
  • Real Madrid skipper Ramos slams Atletico's comeback campaign

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    With Real feeling fresher and their confidence soaring as they remain on track to win the domestic title, all signs point to the 11-times Euro champions piling more misery on their neighbours who they beat in the 2014 and 2016 finals. Ramos said Madrid was not going to be intimidated by the tweets, and dismissed the notion that only Atletico players have the right moral values.
  • Sam Bennett takes third as Gaviria claims second Giro stage

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    With all the general classification favourites finishing comfortably in the peloton, Jungels, the Luxembourg national champion, retained his six-second lead over Welshman Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) in the overall standings. It gave the 22-year-old the race leader's pink jersey, but he called for fans and media not to use his nickname. At the end of the straight he realised his mistake but the peloton thundered past him, and he finished 148th on the stage.
  • Buffon celebrates 100th Juve Champions League game in style

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    Higuain , who now has 31 goals this season, received applause from all around the ground as he came off to be replaced by Juan Cuadrado late on after a clinical display that showed just why Juve paid 90 million euros ($98m) to sign him from Napoli previous year.
  • Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal

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    Atletico needs to overturn a 3-0 loss from the first leg on Wednesday, but it wasn't too long ago that fans at the Vicente Calderon Stadium witnessed the type of feat that can put Atletico in the final. With Real feeling fresher and their confidence soaring as they remain on track to win the domestic title, all signs point to the 11-times European champions piling more misery on their neighbours who they beat in the 2014 and 2016 finals.
  • Antonio Conte hopes Chelsea wrap up Premier League title at West Brom

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    Midfielder Nemanja Matic, who scored his first goal at Stamford Bridge against Boro, reckons Chelsea's ability to respond from setbacks has been key. "We haven't been good enough". CHELSEA are now within touching distance of the title after a win which relegated Middlesbrough . Steve Gibson's extravagant spending and recruiting the likes of Ravanelli, Emerson, and Juninho, brought in a a lot of people who just wanted to watch Premier League football back in the day.
  • LeBron, Love put Cavs in command

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    Even while falling short, the Jazz feel they learned a formula for solving the first quarter jinx in Game 3 . The Raptors were miserable from the 3-point line, which is where, arguably, they lost this game. "He needed that [break]", said Casey, which very well could have been true. "He was in so much pain he just couldn't go". "He wanted to. The trainers told him he shouldn't try to go, because he was in so much pain".