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Chelsea close in on Marcos Alonso

Alonso, 25, will be familiar to fans of English football having spent three years at Bolton Wanderers from 2010 before his move to Fiorentina . The Spaniard's versatility can see him play in various positions, including left-back, central defence and in midfield, but given his natural position is on the left, Conte could yet decide to continue his search for a centre-half too.

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Canada PM touts agricultural safety amid China canola dispute

The Chinese government has had renewed optimism - and "high expectations"- about its relationship with Canada, particularly since Trudeau's Liberals came to power, Luo said. Since its election win past year, the Trudeau government has advocated more trade with China, but has been reluctant to call for free trade negotiations amid Canadian concerns over the superpower's record on human rights.

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US Open begins with new roof, no rain in sight

So what did he think of Nadal's play Monday? Nadal crushed Istomin 6-1 6-4 6-2, Raonic was too good for Dustin Brown 7-5 6-3 6-4 and 2014 champion Cilic beat Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-4 7-5 6-1. Open main draw via a protected ranking. Even though the gargantuan, now spaceship-like (due to the roof) presence of Arthur Ashe Stadium and the blindingly ubiquitous corporate logos dominate the landscape and field of vision at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, on practice day Sunday ...

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U.S. rout Serbia for third straight basketball gold

Carmelo Anthony , the only United States player with Olympic experience other than Durant, became the most successful Olympic basketballer with a third personal gold. He showed commitment, dedication and heart. Representing our country on the biggest stage you can be on. Just because it's 'Melo, I would love to pass him.

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Ancelotti backs Madrid for LaLiga and Ronaldo to be top goalscorer

After years of waiting, Carlo Ancelotti believes Real Madrid will win LaLiga this season, with Cristiano Ronaldo to top the goalscoring charts. In his homeland of Italy, Ancelotti is backing Juventus to once again retain their Serie A crown, while he predicts success in England for Pep Guardiola's Manchester City and another Ligue 1 title for Paris Saint-Germain in France.

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Mike Trout impressed with new generation of Yankees

Judge, who made his major league debut August 13, drove in two runs in a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. "Right off the bat, I thought it was a home run", Girardi said. McCann went 2-for-5, drove in two runs and scored a third in a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. "When he's going well, he has the ability to locate pitches and change speeds", said Scioscia, who has two years and $12 million left on his contract.

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Sandusky's bid for new trial stretches into third day

Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. Attorney Tom Kline, who represented victim number 5, said there is a very remote possibility Sandusky could be released from prison if he awaits a new trial. The man denied to police in September 2011 that any abuse occurred and gave the same statement to an investigator working for Sandusky's lawyers. "I believe it is true that Sara Ganim somehow got information about Aaron Fisher after we and Children and Youth Services went to great lengths to protect his ...

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Gyan set for Reading medical ahead of loan

Gyan - who plays for Chinese side Shanghai SIPG - was in England on Sunday to discuss a move and had his medical on Monday. Asamoah Gyan has failed his medical and will not be joining Reading FC. The striker will not necessarily prioritise a Premier League side over one from the Championship, but did discuss an approach from David Moyes' men.

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Vindicated Neymar delivers Brazil's most treasured gold

It came two years after an embarrassing 7-1 home loss to Germany's senior team in the World Cup semifinals at home. Sweden, who scored just three goals in their five games before the final, started surprisingly positively but Germany began to impose themselves as the match went on and the best chance of the half fell to Anja Mittag after 25 minutes.

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Brand new Lamborghini rams into parked auto at Bhayander

A BJP MLA from Mira-Bhayander, Maharashtra gifted his wife a saffron Lamborghini on her birthday on August 27 which she reportedly rammed into an auto rickshaw during the trial run. After hearing the commotion outside, however, Mehta himself rushed out and got the situation under control. In response to the incident, Narendra Mehta told Hindustan Times,"My wife has 18 years of experience and has driven an Audi and other imported cars".

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Hope Solo: 'Seventeen f------ years and it's over!'

Solo has been embroiled in controversy pretty much perpetually during her US career, with offenses ranging from foot-in-mouth comments to an arrest on assault charges after an altercation with her half-sister and nephew. "Seventeen f*cking years and it's over." The full episode of Keeping Score featuring this scene airs on September 2. Over the weekend, Solo's pro team, the Seattle Reign, announced that the goalie had been "granted a personal leave" and did not indicate when she might ...

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Griezmann deserved UEFA Best Player award: Cristiano Ronaldo

Now Ronaldo - who apologised to Bale and Greizmann for ending their Euro dreams with his national side as he collected the award - is targeting further glory with a second successive Champions League crown in Cardiff. "I have to mention Portugal because it was the first in their history". "I'm proud that I won the European Championship and the Champions League .

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Royals acquire Daniel Nava and cash from Angels

The Royals will send either cash or a player to be named later to the Los Angeles Angels for the 33 year old left handed switch hitter. The Angels designated Nava for assignment on July 30 along with Craig Gentry , the other half of the Angels' disappointing outfield tandem.

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Pakistan bat against England in 1st ODI

Jason Roy led the way in England's run chase. Admitting that Pakistan's current state is a concern, he said on Friday (August 26) ahead of the second ODI against England at Lord's, " Pakistan cricket should never be down at No. But recent dry conditions, as well as the need to prepare for the spin-friendly pitches that England will encounter on their upcoming tours of Bangladesh and India, could prompt a change of approach in the first of a five-match series .

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Ben McAdoo wants Giants offense to shift out of reverse

That doesn't mean the veteran quarterback is anxious. With the starters, Fitzpatrick went 16 of 29 for 183 yards with one touchdown, no interceptions and a lost fumble in three games. Two of the four Giants running backs who handled the ball in the game finished with negative yardage. He got some work in against the Giants after missing the first two preseason games while recovering from a hamstring injury .

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Antonio Conte fears missing out on Chelsea's signing targets

Following last week's three point tally against Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, Burnley gaffer Sean Dyche now finds himself up against new Chelsea supremo Antonio Conte. We don't like the fact that they continually chop and change managers, that men with the pedigree of Mourinho and Carlo Ancelotti can be sacked at the first sign of trouble.

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Rickie Fowler's Chance to Lock Up Automatic Ryder Cup Spot Slips Away

He unequivocally had stated on Thursday that earning a berth on the US squad was "100 percent, all of" his motivation to win this week in the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs. "I have worked pretty hard with my coach for the past couple of weeks", the 26-year-old said in a greenside interview. "I felt like I did a lot of things well, although it was not the scores I wanted on the last few holes, but it was nice to win".

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New Champions League Changes Explained

The present standard four as appeared by European addressing body Uefa's rankings are Spain, Germany, England and Italy. He also mentioned that a 24-team group stage was discussed, but ultimately scrapped. Nevertheless, UEFA confirmed that the current qualifying format, separating domestic champions and teams who qualify via a lower league placing, will be retained.

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Colts helping to assist relief efforts in Kokomo after tornadoes hit

The National Weather Service confirmed Friday that at least eight tornadoes hit the state during storms Wednesday, including an EF3 tornado with winds of up to 152 mph that slammed the city of Kokomo, about 40 miles north of Indianapolis. Indiana University Kokomo cancelled all events on campus Wednesday evening due to the severe weather. Top Indiana officials have visited a tornado-ravaged neighborhood in Kokomo.

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Wenger Confirms Perez & Mustafi Have Joined Arsenal After Completing Medicals

After weeks of negotiations, the Telegraph reported on Thursday that we'd also finally agreed a structured deal which could rise to £35m with Valencia for the signing of Mustafi. "The Gunners have emerged as the 9/4 front-runners to sign Algerian winger Yacine Brahimi from Porto, overtaking Premier League rivals Everton who are now at 7/2, with the Merseyside club rumoured to have opened negotiations to sign the player last week.

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Hope Solo Suspended After Calling Sweden's Team 'Cowards'

Hope Solo's career as the goalkeeper for the USA soccer team might effectively be over. It seems like this is a normal thing for the Seattle Reign star - in January 2015 she was suspended for 30 days after an incident during a training camp.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger still dreams of playing for Manchester United

I still believe in my own ability. "When I think about the Champions League final in Munich (when Bayern lost to Chelsea on penalties in 2012), that was more hard to get over". But of course, the U.S. is an option". Schweinsteiger, a World Cup victor with Germany who won the Champions League with former club Bayern Munich, has missed his chance to move to MLS but would consider crossing the Atlantic in the future.

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Mark Sanchez being shopped to Dallas Cowboys

Prescott has never started a regular-season game, and he could struggle as Romo's replacement. Making his debut by completing 10-of-12 passes for 139 yards and two touchdowns, he was even better in Week 2, throwing for a flawless passer rating.

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Rio 2016: India's pride Sakshi Malik to be flagbearer at closing ceremony

On Sunday evening, soon after the early elimination of London 2012 Bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt happened, the announcement of was made by Rakesh Gupta, chef de mission of India's Olympic contingent. "Our Honorable Prime Minister, Mr". Narendra Modi, has always encouraged each citizen to open a bank account and been very encouraging to women in all spheres.

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Arsenal Sign Spanish Striker Lucas Perez

The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 27-year-old enjoyed a prolific season in La Liga in 2015/16 where he scored 19 goals in all competitions, including 17 in the league. Perez follows Swiss worldwide midfielder Granit Xhaka, Japanese forward Takuma Asano and young English centre-back Rob Holding in arriving at Arsenal during the mid-year transfer window.

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CHELSEA, Conte: "We need to sign a defender"

However, the Blues managed to pick up an unlikely win when summer arrival Michy Batshuayi and Spain global Diego Costa both scored in the final 10 minutes. [And] we all know Cesc is a great player with a great technique, a good pass and assist. Walter Mazzarri is still waiting for his first win after a 1-1 draw at Southampton on the opening day was followed up with this galling defeat.

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Root stars as England beat Pakistan in 2nd ODI

Sarfraz played sensibly in the circumstances and found another reliable partner in Imad Wasim as the wicketkeeper hit six fours on the way to a second one-day global century before he was out for 105. Root, meanwhile, continued his good form of late as he showed typically impressive calmness to steer England towards their victory target. Jason Roy and Joe Root were the stars of the first ODI, scoring important runs, and if the duo get their act together in the second ODI, Pakistan will ...

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Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz UFC rematch could be a while

The next big UFC rumor involves who McGregor's next opponent is and it could be a rematch against Diaz or a fight against other top contenders like Eddie Alvarez or Jose Aldo. He didn't let me know. McGregor knocked Diaz down twice more in round two, bloodying the Californian's nose and taking total control. From looking down and out on his stool between rounds, McGregor started brightly in round 4, returning to the same style that had one him so much success in rounds 1 and 2.

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Great Britain beats Netherlands, wins first women's field hockey gold medal

Helen scored the first goal in the shootout, a penalty stroke. "Sometimes in sport it has to go your way". Britain's Hollie Webb , right, celebrates with her teammates after she scored the last penalty shootout goal against Netherlands , during a women's field hockey gold medal match at 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug.

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Klopp defends decision to leave Sturridge on bench

James Milner has been deputising admirably in the problem position but he was largely considered a stopgap before a new arrival. Danny Rose struck a late equaliser after the kind of familiar defensive error which cost them dearly last season as Milner's misjudged interception let Eric Dier in to cross.

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Aston Villa bid £15m for Bristol City striker Jonathan Kodjia

According to The Birmingham Mail , Villa may well have splashed out £15m on the signing, and it comes just hours after it was claimed that they were willing spend £20m to sign Hull City striker Abel Hernandez . "We've continually told Jonathan that we don't want him to go, but recently he's made it clear that he's aware of the interest of other clubs and that he wanted to leave".

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Dak Prescott Reportedly Named Cowboys Starting QB After Tony Romo Injury

Romo has a broken bone in his back and is reportedly expected to miss between six and 10 weeks of action. "We've gotten a lot of different timetables for when he can return", Garrett said Sunday, a day after he announce an MRI had revealed a broken bone in Romo's back.

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Jim Brown on Colin Kaepernick controversy: 'I am with him 100 percent'

Kaepernick's decision was not supported by the 49ers or the National Football League. Brown appeared on the NFL Network's NFL Total Access Monday to speak on Kaepernick and the aftermath of his protest. So now, 50 years later we have a young man saying something that was kind of taken for granted in our day - we were way past that - and so for me it's like going back in time.

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Man drowns swimming in ocean at Long Beach

Firefighters, medics and police responded to the scene to assist; upon arrival, one of the men was in cardiac arrest. They were pulled from the water near Riverside Drive and taken by ambulance to the Long Beach Emergency Room. LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 26-year-old Brooklyn man has drowned while swimming at Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach. Less than an hour later, a Jet Ski accident under the Long Island Rail Road bridge near Reynolds Channel and Magnolia Boulevard ...

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Rex reacts to Niners QB sitting during National Anthem

Critics of Kaepernick, including his former teammate and current Minnesota Viking, Alex Boone, are calling the move disrespectful. Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva, who played at Army and served in Afghanistan before forging a job in the National Football League, said he agrees that the U.S.


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