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Kneeling protester Kaepernick agrees to confidential NFL settlement

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Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparked a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL over …

Scott, Thomas lead at rain-hit Riviera

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Australia's Adam Scott and American Justin Thomas topped the leaderboard at 10-under par on Friday when darkness halted …

Mithun anchors Bangladesh again as New Zealand chase 227

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Mohammad Mithun posted his second successive half-century against New Zealand as Bangladesh recovered from an early …

'Almost perfect' Nishikori sets up Wawrinka Rotterdam semi-final

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Kei Nishikori continued his unbeaten debut week at the Rotterdam Open with a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Hungary's Marton …

Guardiola urges Man City to focus solely on lowly Newport

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Pep Guardiola has insisted his Manchester City players cannot afford to have an eye on the Champions League and the …

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

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Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala to score early and added one himself with defender Leonardo Bonucci also on target …

Capoue sends Watford into FA Cup quarter-finals at QPR's expense

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Etienne Capoue's goal in first-half stoppage time was enough to give Watford a 1-0 win away to Queens Park Rangers on …

Pelicans dump GM Demps after Davis 'dumpster fire'

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Dell Demps was dropped as general manager of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans on Friday after what coach Alvin Gentry …

Lyon ready for 'game of season' with Barcelona after Guingamp win

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Lyon edged rock-bottom Guingamp 2-1 in Ligue 1 on Friday with a fabulous winner from captain Nabil Fekir, just days …

Bayern fight back twice in Liverpool tune-up win

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Bayern Munich conceded the fastest own-goal in Bundesliga history on Friday and twice had to equalise before securing a …

Jungels takes lead with win on Tour Colombia 4th stage

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Luxembourg's Bob Jungels broke the locals' hegemony on the Tour Colombia on Friday, securing the overall lead after …

Yankees agree on new deal with Dominican pitcher Severino

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Dominican pitcher Luis Severino has agreed on a four-year Major League Baseball contract extension with the New York …

Kneeling protester Kaepernick agree to confidential NFL settlement

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Colin Kaepernick, whose kneeling protests sparking a firestorm of controversy, has reached a settlement with the NFL …

Halep and Mertens win through to Qatar final

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Simona Halep won five games in a row in the deciding set of an astonishing match against Elina Svitolina in Doha on …

Kristoffersen trumps Hirscher for world giant slalom gold

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Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen kept his nerve to trump Austria's defending champion Marcel Hirscher and claim a maiden …

Cancer-fighting dad inspires Santa Cruz in featherweight title showdown

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World Boxing Association featherweight champion Leo Santa Cruz defends his crown Saturday against fellow Mexican Rafael …

It's snow joke as Ogier crashes out on Rally of Sweden

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Reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier crashed out of contention in the Rally of Sweden on Friday, dealing an …

Zola defends Chelsea's treatment of Hudson-Odoi

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Gianfranco Zola insists Chelsea haven't neglected Callum Hudson-Odoi despite the teenage starlet's lack of first-team …

Farrell in 'biggest ever challenge' to succeed Schmidt as Ireland coach

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Andy Farrell has insisted he had "no doubts whatsoever" when asked to succeed Joe Schmidt as head coach of Ireland.

Infantino 'happy' about refugee footballer's return to Australia

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday expressed joy over refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi's return to Australia …

'We'll need patience to beat Sri Lanka', says South Africa paceman

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South Africa made three crucial breakthroughs before the close but will need patience to complete a victory in the first …

Man Utd's Martial, Lingard to miss Chelsea, Liverpool matches

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Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard for Monday's FA Cup clash at Chelsea with both …

Coach Valverde extends stay at Barcelona

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Spanish champions Barcelona announced Friday they have extended the contract of coach Ernesto Valverde for another …

Spieth, Kang share lead at rainy Riviera as Woods waits

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Three-time major-winner Jordan Spieth and South Korean Kang Sung topped the leaderboard Thursday when darkness halted …

Vlhova sets up Shiffrin slalom showdown

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Newly-crowned world giant slalom champion Petra Vlhova has predicted a long rivalry with US star Mikaela Shiffrin, the …

Bordeaux banking on Radradra-Tamanivalu magic for Top14 play-off spot

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Stand-out Fijian centre Semi Radradra is part of a potentially thrilling midfield combination with ex-All Black Seta …

Chelsea edge out Malmo as Arsenal suffer Europa League setback

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Chelsea claimed a 2-1 victory at Malmo in the Europa League last-32 first leg on Thursday to ease some of the pressure …

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to present joint 2030 World Cup bid

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Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile's President Sebastian …

Nishikori eases into Rotterdam last eight

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Japan's Kei Nishikori carved out a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 win over Latvian Ernests Gulbis on Thursday to power into the …

Uran retakes Tour Colombia lead as Molano wins 3rd stage

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Home favorite Rigoberto Uran retook the overall lead at the Tour Colombia on Thursday after compatriot Sebastian Molano …

Semenya says she is 'unquestionably a woman'

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South African 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya on Thursday said she was "unquestionably a woman", after the IAAF …

Shiffrin in bronze as Vlhova wins world giant slalom

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Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin had to settle for bronze in a dramatic giant slalom at the World Ski Championships won …

Germany to face Switzerland in Hopman final

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Germany's Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev earned the chance to avenge their defeat in last year’s Hopman Cup final …

Tsonga's comeback gathers pace with win over de Minaur

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's comeback from injury gathered pace when he overcame seventh seeded Australian Alex de Minaur in a …

Japan international Gen Shoji signs for Toulouse

AFP - Jan 04 2019

French Lige 1 club Toulouse said Friday they had signed Japan international Gen Shoji for an undisclosed sum until June …

Burton boss Clough wary of scaring players ahead of Man City match

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Burton manager Nigel Clough is not spending much time briefing his players on Manchester City's qualities because he …

Du Plessis, Bavuma stretch South African lead

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma shared a century partnership as South Africa moved into a commanding position on the …

Pliskova sets up Brisbane semi-final against Vekic

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Former champion Karolina Pliskova moved into the semi-finals of the season-opening Brisbane International with a three …

Giantkiller Andreescu sends Williams packing

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Canadian teen Bianca Andreescu stunned Venus Williams in the WTA Auckland Classic quarter-finals to continue her …

Badminton's Lee resumes training after cancer battle

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei resumed his training Friday, officials said, months after the sports great had to …

Man City welcome Liverpool chase, says Bernardo Silva

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Bernardo Silva says Manchester City will welcome the pressure of chasing down Liverpool after beating their rivals to …

South Africa take first innings lead over Pakistan

AFP - Jan 04 2019

South Africa moved into a first innings lead during a tense second morning of the second Test against Pakistan at …

Spurs extend Alderweireld contract

AFP - Jan 04 2019

Tottenham Hotspur have triggered an extension clause in veteran Belgian international Toby Alderweireld's contract which …