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  • 20 Aug 2017 - Qatar will build a stadium shaped like an Arabian skull cap for the 2022 World Cup, organisers said on Sunday, as the Gulf state moves ahead with preparations for the tournament despite a diplomatic rift with its neighbours.Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United...
  • 19 Aug 2017 - Rieko Ioane and Ryan Crotty both crossed twice as New Zealand ran in eight tries in a brilliant display of running rugby to demolish Australia 54-34 in the Rugby Championship opener on Saturday. The world champions extinguished any chance of an upset with three tries...
  • 17 Aug 2017 - Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain's dominant force.Marco Asensio followed up his...
  • 14 Aug 2017 - The opening weekend of the Premier League season ended with an emphatic win as Manchester United beat West Ham United 4-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday but manager Jose Mourinho was wary of fuelling talk of his team as title contenders.With new striker Romelu Lukaku...
  • 13 Aug 2017 - Athletics chiefs in Ethiopia are not worried about doping problems in the sport and are dealing with them strongly, a senior official said on Saturday.The east African nation and neighbouring Kenya have been rocked by a number of positive doping tests in recent years...
  • 13 Aug 2017 - Premier League champions Chelsea suffered an embarrassing home defeat on the first Saturday of the new season, having two men sent off as unfancied Burnley beat them 3-2 at Stamford Bridge.Antonio Conte's disjointed side struggled from the early stages when captain...
  • 12 Aug 2017 - Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season.The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes to go before Aaron Ramsey and Giroud swung the game back in...
  • 05 Aug 2017 - Brazil forward Neymar, the world's most expensive footballer, will miss Paris St-Germain's first French league match of the season on Saturday after his documents failed to be lodged in time.His international transfer certificate did not meet a midnight deadline, so...
  • 30 Jul 2017 - Kenya women's volleyball team are the overall winners of the 2018 FIVB World Championship Qualifiers thanks to 3-0 ( 25-18,25-17, 25-17) win against their perennial nemesis Egypt at the Safaricom Indoor Arena, Kasarani on Sunday.It was a sweet revenge for Kenya, after...
  • 27 Jul 2017 - Manchester United were beaten 1-0 by Barcelona as they ended their tour of the United States in defeat.Brazilian striker Neymar, linked heavily with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, scored the only goal of the game as he profited from an error by Antonio Valencia to...
  • 23 Jul 2017 - Manchester City have signed defender Danilo from Spanish champions Real Madrid on a five-year contract for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club said on Sunday.The 26-year-old joined Madrid in 2015 and played 24 matches for Zinedine Zidane's side last season as...
  • 21 Jul 2017 - African football passed changes to its statutes on Friday to bring them into line with reforms at global body FIFA following its corruption scandal, and dropped Zanzibar as one of its members after deciding its admission had breached the rules.At an extraordinary...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will make return to the road race circuit at the 2017 Berlin Marathon in September having come agonisingly close to breaking the two-hour barrier at Monza in May.The 32-year-old opted out of defending his title at the London Marathon in...
  • 20 Jul 2017 - AC Milan have completed the signing of centre back Leonardo Bonucci from Italian champions Juventus on a five-year contract, the club said on Thursday.The Italy international, capped 70 times, joined the Milan-based club for a fee of 42 million euros ($48.3 million)...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him at the club until 2022, effectively extending his current deal by a year.The 29-year-old England international had signed a new contract until 2021 last summer, but agreed...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Barely two months after setting up in Tanzania, Kenya’s leading sports betting firm SportPesa is now all set to expand its operations to Uganda. This, if negotiations between the company and the Uganda government are successfully concluded. Mrs. Florence Kiyingi, the...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Usain Bolt says he is over his early season setbacks and running into form at the right time to sign off his career with two more gold medals at next month's world athletics championships in London.Bolt laboured to a 10.06 seconds 100 metres victory in the Czech...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, subject to the Spain international agreeing personal terms and passing a medical, the Premier League champions said on Wednesday.British media reports said Chelsea would pay around 70 million pounds...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to stay at Old Trafford for the next 15 years but concedes the pressures of managing at the top level make a long tenure difficult.Mourinho, who previously won league titles in Portugal, Spain, Italy and England, has never...
  • 19 Jul 2017 - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger remains adamant that Alexis Sanchez is not for sale after the Frenchman dismissed the Chilean forward's comments about wanting to play in the Champions League as meaning he is pushing to leave.The 28-year-old's current deal at the...

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