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Yaya Toure's agent insists he knows nothing about the offer of a new contract for the midfielder but admits he would like to stay. The Northern Ireland worldwide defender, who has started every single Premier League game so far this season, was forced off against Chelsea on Friday night with an injury and will not recover in time.
  • Serena Williams, Biles join LA's 2024 Games bid

    Serena Williams, Biles join LA's 2024 Games bid

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    Macron, along with the French athletes, the people of France , Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo and Île-de-France President Valérie Pécresse are united behind the Paris 2024 bid, which proposes a spectacular celebration and a unique legacy. LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has opened the door slightly to considering hosting the 2028 Olympics if the city isn't awarded its first choice of 2024.
  • Bobby Ryan scores winner, Senators beat Penguins in overtime in Game 1

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    The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins stared down a red-hot goaltender and physical, relentless defense Monday and emerged with a critical victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Final. The big save kept the Senators in front, and they nearly added another one with about seven minutes left in the period, sneaking the puck past Penguins netminder Marc-André Fleury and into the corner of the net.
  • Sanchez has become complete player at Arsenal - Wenger

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    We have 69 points, we can get to 75. "I had to make some changes and now we look more stable at the moment". Wenger continued: "I think this result is a continuity of what we have done during the week". Arsene Wenger has called on Arsenal fans to attend Tuesday's game against Sunderland rather than participate in a boycott aimed at removing him as manager.
  • Almost 1 million tune in to watch Derek Jeter's speech

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    Probably the last time in a long time before we see five more numbers retired and plaques unveiled in Monument Park. The game that followed the breathless Jeter tribute turned ugly quickly for the Yankees, as New Britain's George Springer led off the game with a home run , one of two he hit on the night.
  • Hamilton says 2017 F1 title battle could be his favourite yet

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    Having secured his third pole position of the year at the Circuit de Catalunya, Hamilton was passed by Vettel heading into turn one but eventually recovered to overtake the German on the track. "I lost almost two kilos during the race". It was probably the slowest vehicle on the track, but Wehrlein stopped for just one tyre change, rather than the two or three-change strategy of the other teams, and his bright blue auto crossed the line in seventh place.
  • Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win

    Ronaldo stars in Real Madrid win

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    Ronaldo has scored eight goals in the last three Champions League games. Zidane was predictably delighted with the display as his side are on the verge of a third Champions League final appearance in four years. It's wonderful. Until the last chance expires, we will play (to reach the final)", the Argentine told reporters. "We didn't concede and that's crucial in a Champions League knockout tie", he said.
  • Kelly Olynyk, bench help push Celtics past Wizards in Game 7

    Kelly Olynyk, bench help push Celtics past Wizards in Game 7

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    The current Celtics will win because of the parquet floor beneath their sneakers and the 18,624 partisan fans filling the seats around them. For Thomas, it serves as the ultimate validation for a team that many felt was unworthy of the conference's top seed.
  • Spurs coach Popovich rips Pachulia for injuring Leonard

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    The play in question knocked Leonard out of Game 1, and he's already been ruled out of Game 2 on Tuesday night in Oakland . Pop said Pachulia took a "two-step, lead-with-your-foot closeout" that was meant to injure Leonard. Leonard said he thought Zaza Pachulia's play - he stepped under Leonard on a long jump shot - was not intentional. The league has publicly called these plays "dangerous" and it now penalizes them as a defensive foul, rather than as a flagrant foul or with a fine or ...
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Emotional And Walks Out Of UFC 211 Presser

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    When the fight was over, Jedrzejczyk retained her championship for the fifth consecutive time, pitching a shutout with 50-45, 50-44, 50-45 scorecards from the judges. Jedrzejczyk, 29, studied physical education in Poland and attended seminars about women's health that helped shape her viewpoint. "So I am very happy that there is a lot of talent, lots of good female fighters, and (it) doesn't matter to me who I'm going to meet in the next fight after the fight with Jessica".
  • Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hammers teams already in the holiday mood

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    Arsenal must win their two remaining games and rely on third-placed Liverpool or fourth-placed Manchester City slipping up. "They play the way they want to play, so if teams of Tony Pulis want to play that way, perfect". "I would say we would be a victim of a lack of consistency that we have shown through the season". When asked if Arsenal could be considered a victim of the league's imbalance if they do not finish in the top four, Wenger said that the Gunners only have themselves to blame ...