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England 2 Lithuania 0: Defoe back with a bang

Jermain Defoe has credited a recent switch to a vegan diet as being partly behind his continued excellence at the top level as the Sunderland striker seeks to maintain his form and remain in contention within the England set-up following his goalscoring return to the national side.

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Mesut Ozil feels 'singled out' at Arsenal, won't exclude return to Germany

Asked whether he could imagine a return to the Bundesliga, Ozil says: "I do not want to rule it out, and many family members - especially my mum - would be happy if I were closer to her". Speaking to Sport Bild , the Arsenal ace was unwilling to confirm whether he is planning on staying in the Premier League this summer and said a return to his homeland would suit his family.

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Lewis Hamilton believes he can beat Sebastian Vettel to world title

We stayed out, the tyres were still holding on and the pace looked alright. "I'm not anxious about that, I think like I said in general in the weekend overall, although at times I feel it wasn't ideal, but I think it was a decent start with the team and the new age for me and my career".

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Man Utd see £40M Eric Dier as Michael Carrick successor

The "Special One" supposedly views Dier, who has excelled in a number of positions under Mauricio Pochettino, as a long-term successor to Michael Carrick in the heart of the United midfield. The French global has developed in to one of the best players on the planet during his time with Atletico so he won't be cheap with any transfer fee expected to go close to the £89m United paid for Paul Pogba.

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Flawless Fernandez takes lead at figure skating worlds

The 19-year-old, a recent silver medallist at the ISU Four Continents Championships, skated to "Herodiade" by Jules Massenet and scored 72.19 points. Evgenia Medvedeva of Russian Federation made a ideal start to her women's title defence at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships as she won today's short programme discipline at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki.

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Tite thrilled to share the joy as Brazil reach World Cup

Philippe Coutinho scored a first-half opener against Paraguay , with Neymar and Marcelo adding insurance in the second period. Brazil have won all 3 home World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay this century though. Argentina's Lucas Pratto sits on the pitch during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer soccer match against Bolivia in La Paz, Bolivia , on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.

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Cousins fall from grace leads to jail

The AFL Players' Association offered to put money towards Cousins' treatment and he says there was hope for a job with the Eagles if he completed a stint in residential rehabilitation. Mr Tudori said the Brownlow medallist had "hit rock bottom" with his heavy drug usage, which caused psychosis. But a Perth judge today asserted he had to make an example of Cousins, sentencing him to 12-months jail and refusing to suspend any part of it.

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Mexican champion Márquez criticises Mayweather and McGregor

While the comeback by Mayweather has stunned many people as several believed he was done and just entertaining the idea for publicity reasons, there are a few that think the arguably greatest of all time has chose to step back into the ring for a different reason than his pride.

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A quick look at Bucknell-WVirginia in the NCAA Tournament

Tipoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.at the Xfinity Center. A 4-seed, though for West Virginia? PRESS AND SCORE: Though Bobby Huggins-coached teams are known for playing a smothering press defense, these Mountaineers can also score. Bucknell is 0-8 all-time against West Virginia, with all of those games played between 1923 and 1977. Not even a snowstorm that swamped the upstate NY region over the past few days could deter Huggins.

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Dele Alli could even play as Tottenham's goalkeeper, insists Mauricio Pochettino

Unfortunately for the visitors, the striker picked up an injury while attempting to convert the first of those chances, forcing him out of the game, moments before Alli gave the home side the comfort of a two-goal cushion. "Today showed great, great energy when he came on", Pochettino added. "He has an unbelievable personality and character". Pochettino would not divulge the cause of Walker's injury but said the defender had not trained this week and will have to be assessed.

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Eric Dier wants England fans to be 'respectful'

It is more justified with the fact that England's main striker Harry Kane is out injured. Dier was out in Dortmund preparing for England's friendly with Germany and upon hearing the news of the attack, the Englishman has revealed he was quick to make an anxious phone call to his mother to ensure she was safe.

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Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross Lone Vote Against Vegas Relocation

The Raiders likely will play two to three more years in the East Bay before a $1.7 billion stadium is built near the Las Vegas strip. Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was that lone "no" vote, and after some time passed Monday he revealed his true motivation for dissenting.

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Roger Federer wins Indian Wells Masters after spectacular showdown

With this win, Federer has become the oldest champion in the history of BNP Paribas Open . He was granted a bye in the quarter-finals when Nick Kyrgios , who beat Novak Djokovic , withdrew with illness but he beat Jack Sock in the semi-finals to set up the clash with Wawrinka.

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Hutchison scores 34, Boise St beats Utah 73-68 in NIT

Dickinson hit a 3-pointer with 4:55 remaining to tie it up at 61-61, and Hutchison gave the sixth-seeded Broncos their first lead since they had a 24-22 late in the first half with a layup 49 seconds later. We were good in that basketball game for 32 minutes. A bucket by Kuzma made it 61-56 almost four minutes later, but Utah missed its next nine, and 14 of its next 15 shots.

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SC upsets Duke to earn Sweet 16 bid

On the season, SC is averaging 73.1 ppg on 41.8% shooting from the field. "It was a tough shot, but I was thinking it was going in - she's had about eight at the buzzer". UCLA (31-4) had a hard time solving sixth-seeded Cincinnati's active defense in the first half, unable to get shots to drop or get out in transition.

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USMNT annihilate Honduras 6-0 in thrilling World Cup Qualifier at Avaya

Tim Howard: He faced four shots and stopped all of them-does it matter that his best work came after the outcome was already decided? Team USA jumped in front quickly when Altidore chipped a pass over the top of the defense for Pulisic, who was racing into the box.

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FIFA reveals proposed slots for 48-team 2026 World Cup

From 2026, UEFA is set to get the three extra guaranteed slots it wanted, bringing its total to 16 qualifying slots. Federation Internationale de Football Association has recommended a new six-team play-off qualification tournament be staged to decide the final two nations at the expanded 48-team World Cup as part of their proposed allocation of the additional places.

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Lukas Podolski: England 'used to play like a rugby team'

England goalkeeper Joe Hart was given no chance, and Podolski had a look of incredulity as he wheeled away to celebrate. Meanwhile, Scotland were held to a 1-1 home draw against Canada as Gordon Strachan's struggling side warmed up for this weekend's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia with another frustrating display.

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Kohli praises Marsh, Handscomb for averting Australian defeat

Trailing by 152 runs in the second innings , the middle order duo of Shaun Marsh (53) and Peter Handscomb (72 not out) forged a brilliant 124-run fifth-wicket stand as Australia ended at 204/6 in the second innings. "You try not to think about it too much, you play the ball", Marsh said of the rough. They played beautifully today. They didn't look like they were getting out for a while.

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Cristiano Ronaldo bust draws mirth after Madeira airport unveiling

Cristiano Ronaldo has unveiled a very questionable bust of himself at a ceremony in Madeira today as the airport was renamed in his honour. The bust with a goofy grin and uneven eyes were quickly said to look more like Sloth from the movie "The Goonies", instead of the Portuguese star.

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Raiders push positive PR online for move to Las Vegas

Schaaf even asked for a delay in Monday's vote, wanting to give her city a chance to negotiate with a small group of owners to complete a stadium deal at the Coliseum site. Here is what Raiders QB Derek Carr had to say. Perez is a 17-year season ticket holder and says he likely won't be able to watch his team in a Vegas stadium.

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KL Rahul Happy to Take Blows for the Country

On Sunday, having scored 60 and laid the platform for India's reply to Australia's 300, he was out to a short ball from Pat Cummins. India started off on a slow note with Vijay and Rahul batting cautiously and leaving most of the deliveries on or outside the off-stump.

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'Hazard will decide on Real move'

Costa, the unpredictable Spaniard, caused controversy when he reportedly fell out with Conte during the January transfer window and threatened to leave for China. "First of all the player must decide to leave". The Belgian suffered a calf strain in the FA Cup win over Manchester United and sat out the next Premier League game against Stoke City.

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Joe Hart named as England captain for World Cup qualifier against Lithuania

But Iceland's stunning run last summer has clearly indicated that the gap is closing. Defoe's inclusion, however, represented flawless sense with a record of 14 Premier League goals and two assists in a Sunderland side propping up the table and England's main striker Harry Kane out injured.

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Hamilton second as Ferrari dominates opener

Vettel finished the best part of 10 seconds clear of Hamilton as Ferrari, who failed to win a single race past year, became the first team other than Mercedes to win the opening round of a season since 2013. Both cars continued on in the race. "[It was] a good result that could have been a great one if we'd managed to get Kimi [Raikkonen] on the podium too".

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Saric, Covington lift 76ers over Nets 106-101

The last 10 games, he's tallying 20.2 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.8 assists a game. "I was still making the right plays offensively, making open shots - pretty much what I want to do on a nightly basis anyway". The Sixers held a 58-57 halftime lead. He missed, and Philadelphia went on to score the game's final six points. He will be re-evaluated next week.

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Federer, Nadal win to set up early showdown at Indian Wells

Roger Federer set up a last-16 clash against Rafael Nadal at the BNP Paribas Open with a hard-fought win over Steve Johnson. The others are Nadal (three times), Federer (twice), Murray (once) Tommy Haas (once), Fernando Verdasco (once), Mikhail Youzhny (once).

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Barca Forward, Neymar Opens Up on Links with Manchester United

Manchester City had to come from behind to hold Liverpool 1-1 as both teams lost ground in the Premier League following victories for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. "He's very good at it because of this pace but he's only 19". Aside from collecting six major titles in his homeland, since joining the Catalan giants he's won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey trophies, the Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup.

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Man United boss claims signing Neymar 'impossible'

In each Brazilian there's a manager. In every journalist, there is a coach better than the coach. I think it should be a hard country to work in, but also lovely. Dunga had an emotionally heavy inheritance. "Neymar will be the great player of Barcelona after Messi. When it is not for Portugal, let it be for you".

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AFC Wimbledon 2-0 Milton Keynes Dons

Both sides may be lingering in lower midtable - unlikely to challenge for promotion or be seriously threatened by relegation - but a victory for MK would see them climb back above AFC, a position their fans will not want to give up so quickly.

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US Women's hockey team plans to skip World Championships

Lamoureux-Davidson said the hockey players have been in touch with soccer players about their dispute, which is ongoing; Langel represented USA women's soccer players from 1998 to 2014. "During that six months, they would pay us about $20,000, and the rest would come from the USOC". He characterized the negotiating gap with USA Hockey as a chasm.

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Champions League and Europa League 2017 quarter finals draw live updates

And a couple of tantalising matches have come up. In the last eight of the Europa League Manchester United will face Belgian side Anderlecht, who have seen off APOEL and Zenit St Petersburg in the previous two rounds. Diego Simeone s Atletico have reached the Champions League final in two of the last three seasons, losing to city rivals Real on both occasions, a year ago on penalties.

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England team leaked: Jermain Defoe set for shock return to starting XI

But we've all played a lot of games. He continued: "I've been really impressed with his contribution to the group this week, and it's great for the younger players to see a player of his experience with that hunger still, and not just to score goals ".

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Manchester United looking for David de Gea replacements in fear he'll leave

Real Madrid have always been linked with a move for the Spanish shot-stopper. However, though United are unwilling to sell, they believe they could fetch as much as £66m for the Spaniard if Madrid firm up their interest again this summer.

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Cristiano Ronaldo statue gets red card

Another Twitter user deemed the statue "the most gloriously terrible bust" of Ronaldo. Another statue, also in Ronaldo's hometown, was picked apart for what some saw as glaring obscurities and differences in likeness between the player and his bronzed counter-part.


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