• Depay scores victor as Lyon beat PSG

    Depay scores victor as Lyon beat PSG

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    PSG were without their injured Brazilian star Neymar, who scored a quadruple in Wednesday's 8-0 demolition of Dijon. He scored his 16th goal of the campaign with a sublime free-kick. We tried to play and kept possession but we conceded a last minute goal and it killed the match. The win sealed Lyon's position on the table. Not a bad way to condemn PSG to only their second league defeat of the season.
  • Kyle Edmund reveling in his solo act at the Australian Open

    Kyle Edmund reveling in his solo act at the Australian Open

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    The British sensation is competing in his first Grand Slam semi-final after knocking out world number three Grigor Dimitrov in the last eight. K. Edmund/ ReutersKyle Edmund is now the sixth British male in the Open era to reach a semi-final as well as the first British man asides Andy Murray to reach the last four in Melbourne after John Lloyd in December 1977 and the first Briton other than Murray to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final since Tim Henman at the USA open in 2004.
  • Lineups, match thread, and how to watch Carabao Cup online

    Lineups, match thread, and how to watch Carabao Cup online

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    Conte said the club could not compete with the wages on offer from Manchester United . However, defender Andreas Christensen has been cleared to play, despite having been substituted at the weekend due to a head injury. Arsenal's impressive Chelsea run to continue? I could certainly see this game going to pens so my advice would be to split the stakes and back both Arsenal and Chelsea to win on penalties at 33s each, or just back either team at 16/1 if that's an option.
  • Sanchez, Mkhitaryan swap completed

    Sanchez, Mkhitaryan swap completed

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    Asked about a swap deal , Arsenal boss Wenger said: "It happens only one way, if the other way happens as well". But with Zlatan Ibrahimovic still sidelined with a knee injury, Marcus Rashford was the only attacking player on the bench - a problem Mourinho says he hopes to solves by signing Sanchez.
  • Westbrook, Porzingis highlight 2018 NBA All-Star reserves

    Westbrook, Porzingis highlight 2018 NBA All-Star reserves

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    Not that getting picked last in the NBA All-Star Game is, by any means, embarrassing. They will not have to stick to conference affiliation when drafting their teams. Reserve players get their spots by being voted on by coaches. Joining Westbrook as reserves in the Western Conference player pool is LaMarcus Aldridge of the San Antonio Spurs, Jimmy Butler and Karl-Anthony Towns of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors and Damian Lillard ...
  • The Australian Open in 2018: Halep and Kerber marching to the quarterfinals

    The Australian Open in 2018: Halep and Kerber marching to the quarterfinals

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    Six-time champion Novak Djokovic was stunned in straight sets by Hyeon Chung not long after Tennys Sandgren upset No. 5 Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open . This is set to be an intriguing match, but with possibly fitness issues and the amount of time Halep has already spent on court, the world No.1 will be sent packing.
  • North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics

    North Korean musicians to perform in South Korea on Eve of Olympics

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    The two Koreas held the their first formal talks in almost two years this month and the South agreed to help arrange for the North to join the Games. Pence will conduct media interviews during his visit to South Korea, the official said. Pence will be present at the games not just for ceremonial purposes but to try to offset the "charade" he expects the North Koreans to put on when they send a team and also march in the opening ceremony with their South Korean counterparts, according to the ...
  • IMF Raises Global Growth Forecasts

    IMF Raises Global Growth Forecasts

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    Economic growth in China accelerated to 6.9 percent in 2017 from 6.7 percent in the previous year, largely thanks to public infrastructure investment and a property boom fuelled by credit expansion. Global economy has been accelerating, but its current recovery is cyclical, International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said. The U.S.
  • Spurs a different prospect without Eriksen

    Spurs a different prospect without Eriksen

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    Mary's on Sunday may well feel like two points dropped for our Tottenham Hotspur side, against a team that's now occupying a spot within the Premier League's bottom three. They were unlucky not to beat a misfiring Tottenham side but Pellegrino can ill afford any more instances of poor fortune. At the start of the weekend, the Saints find themselves 17th, knowing that if results don't go their way, they could be in the relegation zone by the time they kick off.
  • Fleetwood is the man to beat, says 'confident' McIlroy

    Fleetwood is the man to beat, says 'confident' McIlroy

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    He made six birdies, including one on the closing 18th hole, to edge Fisher. The Briton, who cruised home in 30 strokes for a tournament total of 22-under-par 266, was two strokes clear of overnight leader Ross Fisher while four-times major victor Rory McIlroy was tied third alongside Matt Fitzpatrick on 18-under.