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Baumann and the evaluation commission flew to France on Friday for a similar round of meetings with Paris 2024 and city officials next week, leaving behind glowing reviews of the Los Angeles bid and its transformative potential. The IOC will select the host city on September 13. "The Olympic spirit is incredibly strong in this City", Baumann said at a press conference. "I am very happy, both personally and on behalf of European Athletics, to give my full backing and support to the ...
  • Fresh agony for Alonso in Barcelona

    Fresh agony for Alonso in Barcelona

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    Clearly, the McLaren drivers like to stay active. The drip turned into a gushing pour when a crane lifted the McLaren away from the track. "It has to be a combination of the two", said Alonso when asked if his strong performance was down to the driver or auto.
  • RPS v KXIP Player of the match: Jaydev Unadkat

    RPS v KXIP Player of the match: Jaydev Unadkat

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    The win lifts Rising Pune Supergiants to the all-important second spot on the table. They will be playing Mumbai Indians in Qualifier 1 while Sunrisers Hyderabad (3rd with 17 points) will meet Kolkata Knight Riders (4th with 16 points) in the "Eliminator".
  • Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant - Qualifier 1 - IPL 2017

    Mumbai Indians v Rising Pune Supergiant - Qualifier 1 - IPL 2017

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    While opener Ajinkya Rahane has said that Pune don't have much reason to worry, the fact remains that they don't have a player of Stokes' calibre in their squad. Their role was, at least one of the top four should bat for 12-15 overs but none of the batsmen took the responsibility. In case you have forgotten, RPS have got the better of Mumbai Indians twice in the tournament.
  • Terry gets 1st league start since September

    Terry gets 1st league start since September

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    It does help having a £25m-rated global striker on the bench to call on for a change of pace but Conte's first season has been a triumph after taking control last autumn and they have to be applauded. Terry, whose achievements on the pitch were often marred by his behaviour off it, told the BBC his defensive blunder in letting Etienne Capoue make it 1-1 should serve as a lesson to young children.
  • Tottenham beat Manchester United, secure runners-up spot in Premier League

    Tottenham beat Manchester United, secure runners-up spot in Premier League

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    Tottenham will play at Wembley next season as work continues on their new 62,000-seat stadium next to the old ground. "For me the most special day will be the last day at White Hart Lane". Son Heung-min fired straight at De Gea after a good run through the middle, Kane saw his header after a corner skim the crossbar, while Dele Alli was denied by the United goalkeeper as well.
  • Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford

    Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford

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    Jamie Carragher says Cesar Azpilicueta has been showing Chelsea fans a new side of his game after the defender scored in Monday night's thriller with Watford at Stamford Bridge. The Hornets had Sebastian Prodl sent off for a second yellow card in stoppage time. "We conceded three goals but we scored four and created many chances".
  • Warriors survive Game 1, as Spurs lose Kawhi Leonard

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    Leonard will get an MRI on his ankle tomorrow morning, according to ESPN's Michael Wright. He originally twisted in late in Game 5 of the last series, missed the closeout Game 6 in Houston and returned on Sunday afternoon looking more than fine.
  • Five Predictions for the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas

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    The biggest incident was a three-car wreck involving Aric Almirola, Danica Patrick and Joey Logano . "Just saying a lot of prayers for Aric [Almirola] right now", Logano said. Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing team capped one of its best weekends in recent memory with a fourth-place finish tonight in the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway.
  • Strategy, teamwork help Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel-Image2

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    Daniel Ricciardo qualified on pole, with Rosberg second, but wet conditions once again saw Hamilton star as he was allowed past his team-mate before hunting down the Australian, with a calamitous Red Bull pit-stop sealing the deal. A freaky weekend in Baku, featuring a crash in qualifying and Hamilton spending 12 laps in an underpowered engine mode let Rosberg streak clear again in the title race.
  • Cesar Azpilicueta: Chelsea star explains why Watford win was special

    Cesar Azpilicueta: Chelsea star explains why Watford win was special

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    The Chelsea skipper is leaving the club at the end of the season after 22 years and typically in the final days of Terry's storied Chelsea career, he was the night's main protagonist. "It was our first game after being champions so we knew it could be tough". "John took his decision because he wanted to continue playing regularly, playing every game, and for that reason he preferred to leave Chelsea and play on elsewhere".
  • United, Ajax squeeze into Europa final

    United, Ajax squeeze into Europa final

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    Mourinho intends to retain the Argentine for the club's most important match this season against Ajax on 24 May. The official was also on the receiving end of a blast from Arsene Wenger following Arsenal's Champions League exit to AC Milan in 2012.