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New Zealand coach: ICC should consider trophy share in future after final drama

• Black Caps coach declines to blame umpiring error for loss• Stead says losing in such a manner a ‘very hollow feeling’The New Zealand coach, Gary Stead, has shrugged off the debate over whether an umpiring error denied the Black Caps World Cup final …

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Dylan Bronn own goal sends Senegal through to Africa Cup of Nations final

A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first of Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals, securing them a place against either Algeria or Nigeria in Friday’s decider.A terrible mistake by goalke…

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Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom

• Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry.B…

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Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa

• William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up mor…

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‘They’re icons’: US women’s champion team honored with New York parade

Women’s World Cup winners to go down ‘Canyon of Heroes’USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to capture second straight titleThe US women’s soccer team, fresh from its second straight World Cup triumph, will return to Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Wednesday mor…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast punish Mali, Tunisia edge past Ghana

• Wilfried Zaha clinches quarter-final spot against run of play• Tunisia to face Madagascar after shootout winWilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Suez while Tunisia …

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Tour de France: Jumbo-Visma win team time trial as Teunissen stays in yellow

• Dutch team beat Team Ineos by 20 seconds in Brussels• Win helps Jumbo-Visma’s Mike Teunissen keep overall leadDutchman Mike Teunissen held on to the Tour de France yellow jersey for another day as his Jumbo-Visma team powered to team time trial victo…

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Lionel Messi gets controversial red card but Argentina beat Chile

Lionel Messi was sent off before half-time as Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a scrappy and bad-tempered Copa América third-place play-off in São Paulo.The match was 34 minutes old when Chile’s captain, Gary Medel, shepherded out a ball near his own go…

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Africa Cup of Nations: Nigeria roar back to dump out holders Cameroon

• Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi hits winner in thriller• Nigeria score twice in three minutes to stun CameroonNigeria ousted the holders and their bitter rivals Cameroon from the Africa Cup of Nations, scoring twice in three minutes to come from behind and win …

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Atlético Madrid accuse Barcelona and Griezmann of agreeing deal in March

Atlético hit out at ‘disrespect’ shown by club and playerFrench forward ordered to report for pre-season trainingAtlético Madrid have accused Antoine Griezmann and Barcelona of showing them a lack of respect by agreeing a move in March. The La Liga sid…

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Fifa’s Gianni Infantino wants 32-team Women’s World Cup finals for 2023

• President calls for increase from 24 in current tournament• Infantino also proposes doubling prize money to £48mThe Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has said he wants to expand the Women’s World Cup finals to 32 teams from 24 for the next edition in…

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Arjen Robben retires at 35 after conceding injuries have taken toll

• ‘I’m no longer 16 with no idea what injuries can do to you’• Dutchman won 12 titles, including eight at Bayern MunichArjen Robben has retired from football aged 35 following a trophy-laden career at club level and having earned 96 caps for his countr…

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USA beat Jamaica to go into Gold Cup final after lightning delays play

Jamaica 1-3 USANicholson 69; McKennie 9, Pulisic 52, 87The United States will face Mexico in the Gold Cup final after two goals from Christian Pulisic helped the hosts to a 3-1 win over Jamaica on Wednesday.The home side got the perfect start after eig…

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USA beat Jamaica to go into Gold Cup final after lightning delays play

Jamaica 1-3 USANicholson 69; McKennie 9, Pulisic 52, 87The United States will face Mexico in the Gold Cup final after two goals from Christian Pulisic helped the hosts to a 3-1 win over Jamaica on Wednesday.The home side got the perfect start after eig…

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Peru set up Brazil clash in Copa América final after resounding win over Chile

Chile outclassed by quick and eager Peru sidePeru lost 5-0 to Brazil earlier in the tournamentPeru advanced to the final of the Copa América and a date with hosts Brazil after beating double defending champions Chile 3-0. Chile were outclassed by a qui…

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Atlético Madrid sign teenager João Felix from Benfica for €126m fee

• Nineteen-year-old signs on seven-year contract • Arrival expected to hasten exit of Antoine GriezmannAtlético Madrid have signed 19-year-old striker João Felix from Benfica for €126m (£112.9m), making him the fourth most expensive player of all time….

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Brazil 2-0 Argentina | Copa América semi-final match report

Brazil will face Chile or Peru in Sunday’s finalLionel Messi’s international title drought continuesAs it happened: John Brewin’s minute-by-minute reportBrazil advanced to the Copa América final with a 2-0 win over their old rivals Argentina in Belo Ho…

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Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Madagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B

• Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria; Burundi 0-2 Guinea• Tournament debutants finish first in Group B in EgyptMadagascar pulled off one of the great shocks of the Africa Cup of Nations finals when they upset Nigeria 2-0 on Sunday to finish top of Group B and adva…

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Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident

• BSC Young Boys women’s team captain declared missing• Footballer had been swimming on Lake ComoThe Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in Italy, her club said on Sunday.Ismaili, 24, h…

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Copa América: Luis Suárez misses shootout penalty as Uruguay exit

Uruguay 0-0 Peru (Peru win 5-4 on penalties)Suárez also had goal chalked off by VARLuis Suárez missed in the shootout as fifteen-times Copa Copa América champions Uruguay suffered a galling quarter-final exit on Saturday to Peru, losing 5-4 on penaltie…