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Rashford writes his own piece of history as England see off Aussies

SUNDERLAND: ​Marcus Rashford maintained his remarkable progress by scoring on his England debut in a 2-1 win over Australia in a pre-Euro 2016 friendly at Sunderland. The 18-year-old had previously set English football alight after breaking into the Manchester United team, winning the FA Cup ...
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Moggio appointed general secretary as CONCACAF tries to move forward

MIAMI: Former Davis Cup tennis player Philippe Moggio has been named as new general secretary of CONCACAF, the first major appointment since Canadian Victor Montagliani was elected as president earlier this month. French-Canadian Moggio represented Colombia in the world team tennis tournament before building a ...
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Mourinho heads for Old Trafford after United finally confirm a done deal

LONDON: Jose Mourinho has signed on the dotted line for Manchester United as new manager and been formally confirmed – after four months of ever more intense speculation – by the club. Louis van Gaal’s turbulent two-year reign was brought to an end on Monday ...
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Same cup, same teams . . . only a different stage

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL: Madrid’s latest European derby looks like anyone’s game . . .

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTING —- Milan may provide the venue but Madrid will be unveiled as the capital of European football on Saturday. Real and Atletico de Madrid will contest the Champions League Final and Spanish federation president Angel Maria Villar, as UEFA’s acting president, will ...
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United win over West Ham revealed as the last FA Cup quarter-final replay

LONDON: FA Cup quarter-finals, if drawn, will in future be decided by extra time and then penalties. Scrapping quarter-final replays has been approved by the Football Association board in a move to ease fixture congestion in the busiest and most pressured stage of the English ...
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Scientists urge world health body to recommend calling off Games over zika

RIO DE JANEIRO: More than 100 leading scientists say the Rio Olympics should be moved or postponed because of the zika outbreak. The group, in an open letter to the World Health Organisation, says new findings about the virus make it “unethical” for the Games ...
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New doping setback after IOC reveals 31 positive samples from London

LAUSANNE: More athletes risk missing the Rio Olympic Games in August after new positive dope checks from the retesting of samples taken during London 2012. The International Olympic Committee, having uncovered 31 positive A samples from Beijing 2008, has said that reanalysis of London samples ...
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‘Blatter land’ joins bidding queue to host Winter Olympics in 2026

LAUSANNE: The options around a Swiss bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics has been refined after the cantons of Valais and Vaud decided to team up for a joint proposal. The cantons, in south-west Switzerland, made the announcement at a press conference in Lausanne ...
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