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PSG fight back at Rennes and maintain perfect Ligue 1 start

Di María, Meunier and Choupo-Moting all scoreLeverkusen snap Bundesliga losing run with winParis Saint-Germain stretched their perfect Ligue 1 start to six wins after coming from behind to win 3-1 at Rennes in a rip-roaring clash on Sunday.The result l…

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‘We’re losing, we suck’: Antonio Brown delivers damning verdict on Steelers

Struggling Pittsburgh have yet to win a game this seasonWide receiver has vented frustration on social mediaPittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown said on Thursday that his frustration on the sideline during Sunday’s game and his tweet toward …

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Champions League roundup: Atlético Madrid fight back to win at Monaco

• Spanish side come back from 1-0 down to win 2-1• Borussia Dortmund grab late victory at Club BruggeAtlético Madrid battled their way back from a goal down to pull off a confidence-boosting 2-1 win at Monaco in Group A on Tuesday, a defiant response t…

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NFL greats threaten boycott of Hall of Fame in bid for insurance, revenue share

Hall of Famers ask for health insurance, share of NFL revenuesJerry Rice and Kurt Warner deny association with committeeThe newly formed players-only Hall of Fame Board, made up of Pro Football Hall of Fame players, are threatening a boycott of inducti…

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Springboks hold on to inflict shock home defeat on the All Blacks

New Zealand 34-36 South AfricaFirst Springboks win in New Zealand since 2009Winger Aphiwe Dyantyi scored two tries as the Springboks upset the form book to record a 36-34 victory over New Zealand in their Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Satur…

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Breanna Stewart scores 30 as Storm sweep Mystics for third WNBA title

WNBA MVP scores 30 points as Storm defeat Mystics for titleNatasha Howard added career-high 29 points and 14 reboundsBreanna Stewart won four NCAA championships at UConn and won four Final Four MVP awards.Now she can add a WNBA title and a WNBA finals …

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Spanish anti-doping agency investigates Russia’s Denis Cheryshev

Probe comes after remarks made by winger’s fatherValencia player denies ever taking a banned substanceSpain’s anti-doping agency has opened an investigation into Valencia and Russia winger Denis Cheryshev, following remarks from his father Dmitri in th…

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Simon Yates extends lead after Thibaut Pinot wins stage 15 of Vuelta

• Yates’s lead in Vuelta a España stands at 26 seconds• Briton in argument with Colombia’s Nairo QuintanaLeader Simon Yates stayed in charge of the Vuelta a España after finishing third on Sunday’s 15th stage, which was won by Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, …

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Simon Yates extends lead after Thibaut Pinot wins stage 15 of Vuelta

• Yates’s lead in Vuelta a España stands at 26 seconds• Briton in argument with Colombia’s Nairo QuintanaLeader Simon Yates stayed in charge of the Vuelta a España after finishing third on Sunday’s 15th stage, which was won by Frenchman Thibaut Pinot, …

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Serena Williams rails at umpire as superb Naomi Osaka wins US Open

• Williams calls umpire a liar and thief, and is docked a game• 20-year-old Osaka wins 6-2, 6-4 against her idolNaomi Osaka became the first Japanese player to win a Grand Slam singles title when she beat Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 in the US Open final o…

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Oscar Rodriguez snatches Vuelta win while Simon Yates mounts attack

• Spaniard pulls off biggest win of his cycling career• Simon Yates cuts Jesús Herrada’s lead from 3:32 to 1:42Oscar Rodriguez pulled off the biggest win of his career by snatching victory on stage 13 of the Vuelta a España, while his fellow Spaniard J…

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Jesús Herrada takes Vuelta red jersey and big lead after thrilling stage 12

• Herrada rides to three minutes-plus lead over Simon Yates• Alexandre Geniez pips Team Sky’s Dylan van Baarle to victorySpanish rider Jesús Herrada became the overall leader of the Vuelta on Thursday while Frenchman Alexandre Geniez won stage 12 with …

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Bernard Foley dropped by Wallabies as Israel Folau proves fitness

Kurtley Beale will replace Foley against SpringboksFolau overcomes ankle injury for Saturday’s gameAustralia coach Michael Cheika sprung a selection surprise by dropping flyhalf Bernard Foley to the bench and installing Kurtley Beale into the playmaker…

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José Mourinho among top coaches calling on Uefa to review away goals rule

• Managers believe scoring away is not as difficult as before• Uefa secretary confirms a discussion will be opened on subjectSome of Europe’s highest-profile club coaches, including José Mourinho, have called upon Uefa to review the use of the away goa…

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Simon Yates retains overall one-second lead after stage 10 of Vuelta

• British rider keeps lead despite puncture in closing stages• Italian rider Elia Viviani sprinted to a second stage victoryThe Italian rider Elia Viviani sprinted to a second stage victory in the Vuelta a España on Tuesday while Briton’s Simon Yates r…

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Denmark forced to name futsal players in squad as contract negotiations stall

• Regular international players will not face Slovakia and Wales• DBU has not resolved dispute over players’ rights and travelDenmark have named a second-string squad including futsal players for this week’s friendly against Slovakia and Nations League…

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Colin Kaepernick seals Nike campaign … and backing from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Quarterback was one of first players to kneel during anthemTrump has slammed protests and no team has signed QBFormer Iran president says Kaepernick ‘is one of the best quarterbacks’Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who spark…

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Former Brazil striker Ronaldo becomes Real Valladolid’s majority owner

• Valladolid playing in La Liga for first time since 2014• Ronaldo buys 51% stake but will not be club presidentThe former Brazil striker Ronaldo has become the majority stakeholder in Real Valladolid after buying 51% of the Spanish top-flight club fro…

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Israel Folau ’50-50′ to play South Africa in Rugby Championship

Wallabies fullback recovering from ankle injuryAustralia seeking first win after defeats to All BlacksAustralia fullback Israel Folau rates himself only a “50-50” chance to line up against South Africa in the Rugby Championship in Brisbane on Saturday …

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Lukaku double gives Manchester United victory but Rashford sees red at Burnley

Romelu Lukaku struck twice as Manchester United returned to winning ways after two successive Premier League losses with a 2-0 victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday. But it was not all good news for Jose Mourinho, who received vocal backing from …