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Mourinho's agents at Portugal-based Gestifute said in a statement that the coach had not received any notification relating to the allegations from tax authorities or prosecutors. The reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor is believed to feel singled out for disproportionate treatment by the prosecutors.
  • ¡La décima! Nadal again a French CHAMP10N

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    However, the fatigue from a gruelling surface has taken its toll on Nadal, who has told his fans that he has been advised to rest rather than compete at the Wimbledon warm-up event in West Kensington. While hosting Eurosport's flagship "Game Set and Mats" programme, he said: "I'm not that interested in the numbers". The current World No. 2, earlier this year, had reached the Australian Open final where he lost to Swiss Maestro Roger Federer in five sets.
  • Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set

    Rafael Nadal wins French Open without dropping a set

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    Despite repeated injury problems in recent years, Nadal looked his imperious best at his beloved Roland Garros as he swatted aside third seed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1. But if I have pain on my knees I know it is nearly impossible and my chances are not there. "As I like to say, if I can do it, someone else can do it", he said.
  • Ex-NFL great Warren Sapp to donate brain for concussion research

    Ex-NFL great Warren Sapp to donate brain for concussion research

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    That he can't remember certain things now, even though he said he always had a great memory. He said he has resorted to using reminders on his cell phone to keep up with day-to-day tasks. Now? Sapp needs his phone to constantly remind him of his daily duties. Following former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's death in prison, his family donated his brain to science to "possibly help other young men who decide to play football, help further that cause, and also possibly shed ...
  • Auto hits police van, explodes on Champs-Élysées

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    Officials told French media that weapons, including a Kalashnikov rifle and handguns, as well as "gas canisters" were found in the auto. Interior Minister Gerard Collomb confirmed that a auto hit the leading vehicle in a line of police vans as they headed down the Champs-Elysees, near the Grand Palais exhibition hall.
  • A look back at the Confederations cup first round games

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    Now we have to think about the next match because we must win. "In our group we always have a difference between facts and interpretations", he said. El Tri was lucky not to fall in the encounter as Portugal missed several key scoring opportunities and a goal was taken away from the European side because of the new video replay technology.
  • Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

    Ostapenko edges battle of birthday girls to reach final

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    However, with the final now set, Halep can turn her attention to Ostapenko, claiming the No. 1 seed and her first Grand Slam. 2014 was her best finish in a Grand Slam losing out to Maria Sharapova in the French Open Final. In the end, she could at least reflect on progress in Paris - before this year, she had never got beyond the second round in five attempts. Despite that hefty backdrop, both players played unruffled tennis and did as they often do: Pliskova served bombs and painted ...
  • Portugal looks to return to winning ways

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    Cristiano Ronaldo has made his first public remarks since news broke of his desire to leave Real Madrid , though he made sure only to focus on Portugal's latest match against Mexico . I'm not going to sit here and say this is a learning experience because we want to actually get results here. "Very happy for my first goal", he told Uefa .
  • Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

    Rafael Nadal Makes History at the French Open

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    He's going for his 10th Roland Garros, so it's something really impressive, something tough. In best-of-five matches on clay, Nadal is 102-2. It was also his first major since winning the 2014 French Open , and the third time he's triumphed in Paris without dropping a set.
  • Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes

    Highland Reel toughs it out in Prince of Wales's Stakes

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    Scottish made most of the running, with Highland Reel hot on his heels and Decorated Knight not too far away, either. Decorated Knight held on for second with Ulysses third. "Fair play to Aidan to keep bringing him back". Jack Hobbs , the 2-1 favourite, looked to be in contention but faded to finish last. "We knew he'd see it out really well".
  • Ronaldo's Portugal held 2-2 by Mexico at Confed Cup

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    Argentine referee Nestor Pitana disallowed a goal by Portugal's Pepe in the 21st minute of the first half after consulting the video assistant referee, reported Efe. Star of the show was Marco Asensio, who scored a classy hat trick in Gdynia as he cemented his claim as one of the most exhilarating young players in the game.
  • Runaway bus clips 10 cars before crashing into church

    Runaway bus clips 10 cars before crashing into church

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    No passengers were on the bus at the time. Cell phone video recorded by a stunned witnesses shows the MTA bus racing downhill along Palmetto Street in the Bushwick section of the borough around 1 a.m, according to WABC-7. Timmes said he saw the man had a bloody nose and his friends were calling an ambulance before he heard a second crash. Paul Quiroz, 46, was watching TV in his home on Knickerbocker Avenue when the bus started to roll away.