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After an inconsistent three seasons at Real Madrid , James Rodriguez joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan at the beginning of the current campaign. The win cements Leverkusen's grip on fourth place and gives them a five-point cushion over Hoffenheim, in fifth, and Frankfurt, who are in the Europa League places.
  • Chelsea's Eden Hazard left unhappy after West Ham draw at Stamford Bridge

    Chelsea's Eden Hazard left unhappy after West Ham draw at Stamford Bridge

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    Chelsea now sit fifth in the Premier League after a disastrous title defence. Then, in front of goal we didn't score, so that's it, at the end of the game it's 1-1 and we are all sad. A relatively unsuccessful loan spell at Torino last season did his chances of regaining his place at Man City no favours and saw him loaned out to West Ham, where he lost his place to Adrián.
  • Bayern wary of Sevilla's last roll of the dice

    Bayern wary of Sevilla's last roll of the dice

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    With Real Madrid thrashing Juventus 3-0 in their own stadium , Barcelona thumping Roma 4-1 thanks to a pair of unfortunate own goals, and Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Manchester City , Bayern's modest 2-1 scoreline in their first leg leaves something to be desired.
  • Pep Guardiola dealt referee blow ahead of Manchester City v Liverpool

    Pep Guardiola dealt referee blow ahead of Manchester City v Liverpool

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    All we are going to do is try. Fernandinho claimed that Liverpool love the long ball. Perhaps it could be attributed to the rough ride he was expecting. " My team is extraordinary , it is not comparable to others, it is top". My team is exceptional and it is a joy to be manager of this team. The mountain you have to climb is so high, the quality is so high.
  • Hamilton hopes Verstappen will 'learn' from immature mistakes

    Hamilton hopes Verstappen will 'learn' from immature mistakes

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    World champion Lewis Hamilton questions Max Verstappen's maturity. The pair fought for position after Hamilton started from ninth on the grid after a gearbox penalty and Verstappen began from 15 due to a Q1 crash. Then I'm not going to stay behind him. "I think to myself if Fernando [Alonso] was in that auto he would have finished a decent race and got points for Red Bull".
  • WWE WrestleMania 34 results: Ronda Rousey stuns with tremendous in-ring debut

    WWE WrestleMania 34 results: Ronda Rousey stuns with tremendous in-ring debut

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    At WrestleMania , Cena turned up as a fan as promised and took a seat in the front row. Undertaker made a shock return at WrestleMania 34 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana to finally answer Cena's challenge. Last time The Leader of the Cenation lost like that was against Brock Lesnar at Summerslam 2014 and still got a rematch where he put together a decent performance.
  • Victor Moses' Chelsea looking to bounce back against West Ham

    Victor Moses' Chelsea looking to bounce back against West Ham

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    Chelsea (fifth place, 56 points) is 11 points back of a Champions League spot and needs to win to have any hope of even fighting for fourth. West Ham , meanwhile, moved six points clear. It was end to end action in the latter stages but Hart's resilience kept Chelsea at bay, thankfully our defence did just about enough to stop David Moyes' side from getting the victor.
  • Welbeck leads Arsenal to 3-2 win over Southampton

    Welbeck leads Arsenal to 3-2 win over Southampton

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    The hosts did go in front in scrappy fashion when captain Cesar Azpilicueta prodded Alvaro Morata's knockdown past Joe Hart. Arsenal came back from 1-0 down to beat Southampton 3-2 in a memorable match at the Emirates. It didn't stop there, Danny Welbeck fired a wonderful strike in the 38th minute, making it 2-1 for the Gunners . 'Danny Welbeck is getting sharper, because he has been out for a while, ' said Wenger.
  • New footage shows McGregor throwing hand truck at bus in NY

    New footage shows McGregor throwing hand truck at bus in NY

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    McGregor has been released on bail of $50,000 after he was charged with assault , menacing and reckless endangerment following the incident . McGregor will have to check in with Judelson once a week, the bondsman said . "It was probably the worst conversation we ever had", White told FS1's First Things First on Friday. In January, the UFC announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would fight for the undisputed lightweight title at Saturday's MMA event, known as UFC ...
  • Ben Simmons leads pulsating Philadelphia victory over Cavaliers

    Ben Simmons leads pulsating Philadelphia victory over Cavaliers

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    James led the way with 33 points on 12-of-20 shooting to go along with 14 assists and nine rebounds in the victory. The Sixers leapfrogged the Cavs into the Eastern Conferences third seed, all without superstar centre Joel Embiid, who is recovering from a fractured orbital bone in his left eye.
  • Real Madrid has best squad in Europe: Simeone

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    Since Atletico's resurgence Real have dominated the head-to-head figures in Champions League clashes between these two sides but it is Diego Simeone's team who have the better share of victories in the league. Real Madrid did take the lead in the 53rd minute, however, when Ronaldo expertly volleyed an inch-perfect Bale cross into the corner of the net for his 40th goal of the campaign.
  • Rafael Nadal Returns to Action in Davis Cup Quarterfinals

    Rafael Nadal Returns to Action in Davis Cup Quarterfinals

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    Germany's Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff stunned Spain's Marc Lopez and Feliciano Lopez to open up a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup quarter-final. Rafael Nadal showed little signs of problems in his first match in over two months. The victor of the tie will face either Spain or Germany for a place in the final. Croatia's Cilic breezed past Dmitry Popko 6-2 6-1 6-2 to give the hosts the lead against Kazakhstan but the visitors hit back after Mikhail Kukushkin overpowered Borna Coric 3-6 7-6 ...
  • Kevin De Bruyne reveals his vote for PFA Player of the Year

    Kevin De Bruyne reveals his vote for PFA Player of the Year

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    De Bruyne, 26, can win his first Premier League title on Saturday with a victory in the Manchester derby against United. The Egypt worldwide has been just as impressive in the Champions League, his opener in Wednesday's 3-0 quarter-final first-leg victory over Manchester City taking his tally in the European competition to eight, though the performance lost a little lustre as a result of Salah departing with an injury.
  • Zidane: Real Madrid won't give Barcelona guard of honour

    Zidane: Real Madrid won't give Barcelona guard of honour

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    Despite their vast improvement in 2018, Real Madrid will be looking to overhaul their squad with major summer signings having several Premier League talents on the radar. "The players that have played recently have put in great performances, which makes it more hard and means I have to make a decision". He is an important player.
  • Eriksen double seals victory on Kane's return

    Eriksen double seals victory on Kane's return

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    That result dealt a serious blow to Chelsea FC's hopes of finishing in the top four this season, with Antonio Conte's men now in fifth place and eight points behind fourth-placed Spurs with just eight games left to play this season. Xherdan Shaqiri nearly secured Stoke a share of the spoils 10 minutes from time, but his free-kick came back off the crossbar and Spurs held on to the victory which leaves them only behind third-placed Liverpool on goal difference.
  • Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

    Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

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    One of darts' first superstar players, Bristow won his five titles as a player in the British Darts Organisation, dominating the sport between 1980 and 1986. "The Power" took to Twitter on Friday morning to pay his own tribute to the man who was the biggest name in darts throughout the 1980s. But the abiding memory of Bristow was his distinctive throwing action on the Oche and of a maverick personality who, in the words of current star Raymond van Barneveld "was darts".
  • Pacers Dominate Warriors to Sweep Season Series

    Pacers Dominate Warriors to Sweep Season Series

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    The Pacers controlled the game from start to finish but entering the fourth quarter the Warriors quickly cut a 20-point lead in half in a little over a minute. Part of the reason: the Warriors are already shorthanded in their backcourt with absences to Stephen Curry (left MCL sprain), Patrick McCaw (lumbar spine contusion) and Omri Casspi (sprained right ankle).
  • Manchester City were offered Pogba, Claims Pep

    Manchester City were offered Pogba, Claims Pep

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    The 2017-18 Premier League title could be wrapped up on Saturday night, as champions-elect Manchester City host arch rivals Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium (17:30). "Why did he offer [them]?" 'Why he offer? He was interested in Mkhitaryan and Pogba to play with us?' "But I'm surprised, because I am a dog, he wants his players to come to here.
  • New Zealand claim first medal at Games

    New Zealand claim first medal at Games

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    The home quartet crossed almost six seconds ahead of their English challengers, striking a blow in the battle dubbed by "the Ashes on wheels" by local media, a reference to the two nations' fierce cricket rivalry. David McKeon of Australia and compatriot Mack Horton react. The hosts lit up the track, posting a time of 4min 17.218sec, a Games record, and were over five seconds head of the Kiwis in qualifying.
  • Syrian Army discovers tunnel network, underground hospitals in liberated E. Ghouta

    Syrian Army discovers tunnel network, underground hospitals in liberated E. Ghouta

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    The government lost control of Douma, the largest urban center in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, in the early phase of Syria's civil war, now in its eighth year. If confirmed, the departure of Jaish al-Islam from Douma would mark the end of the war for eastern Ghouta, wiping out an opposition stronghold near Damascus and underlining President Bashar al-Assad's unassailable position in the war.
  • 5 moments Winnie Madikizela-Mandela displayed her fearlessness

    5 moments Winnie Madikizela-Mandela displayed her fearlessness

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    She emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandela's decades in jail but her reputation was later tarnished by allegations of violence. "South Africa has lost a giant", Singh added. "When she had to face the apartheid government, she was fearless - but also among ourselves she was never shy to criticise".