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Time-lapse footage reveals completion of Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium – video

The three-year construction of Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium is revealed in a time-lapse video released by the club. The £1bn stadium will be officially unveiled on Sunday, before Spurs play their first match at their new home on 3 April against Crys…

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Mick Schumacher: ‘Being compared to my father was never a problem for me’ – video

Mick Schumacher says he sees comparisons with his father, seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher, as ‘something very special’ and ‘an honour’. The 19-year-old is beginning his first season in Formula 2 and following in his father’s foot…

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Tayla Harris hits out at social media ‘animals’ for ‘sexual abuse’ of AFLW star’s photo – video

The AFLW star Tayla Harris has said she has been ‘sexually abused on social media’ and wants action taken against those who vilified her. Harris told RSN radio in Australia she was repulsed by some online comments regarding a picture of …

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Bianca Andreescu: from teenage wildcard to ‘Cinderella’ of Indian Wells – video profile

One of tennis’s rising stars, teenager Bianca Andreescu has said it is ‘a dream come true’ to claim her first ever WTA career title.The 18-year-old beat former world No 1 Angelique Kerber in three scintillating sets in the final of the BNP Paribas…

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Violence and teargas forces Panathinaikos v Olympiakos derby to be abandoned – video

Panathinaikos’ match at home to Olympiakos was abandoned on Sunday after fans were seen attacking players on the visiting team’s bench and clashing with police outside their Olympic Stadium.The violence began four minutes after the Athens derby ki…

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‘Nothing is decided’: Jürgen Klopp praises Liverpool’s nervy win at Fulham – video

Jûrgen Klopp has said Liverpool’s 2-1 victory at Fulham was ‘an average game, sensational result.’ The Reds needed a James Milner penalty to beat the London club, who remain in 19th place in the table.Klopp’s side lead the Premier League table heading …

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‘Proud is the word’: Wales win Six Nations grand slam – video

Wales beat Ireland 25-7 at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff to win the Six Nations grand slam for the third time in 11 years. Captain Alun Wyn Jones said he ‘is really proud for such a small nation to be able to do that’, while coach Warren Gatland …

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Sky Brown: a 10-year-old skater who could become the UK’s youngest summer Olympian – video

Sky Brown is the 10-year-old skateboard prodigy who has taken her sport by storm. Since signing her first professional deal at the age of seven, she has gone on to compete – and win – against women twice her size. She will seek to qualify for Tokyo 202…

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Pep Guardiola: Juventus are Champions League favourites despite City’s stroll – video

When asked if Manchester City have a good chance of winning the Champions League now Real Madrid have been knocked out, Pep Guardiola says: ‘I won two [Champions Leagues] but lost seven. So I lost more. I’m not Real Madrid.’ The City manager believes t…

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Maradona’s boyhood club reveal giant inflatable tunnel tribute at ‘El Diego Stadium’ – video

Argentinos Juniors have paid homage to their most famous son with an eye-catching tribute – an enormous inflatable tunnel in Diego Maradona’s image. Players entered the field through it at El Diego Stadium in their league match against Vélez Sarsfield&…

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Russell Westbrook says ‘racial’ comment sparked courtside row at NBA game – video

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook says his furious altercation with a fan during his side’s victory over Utah was sparked by a ‘racial’ comment made by the manRussell Westbrook confronts fan during game after ‘racial’ comment at Jazz Contin…

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Zinedine Zidane: ‘I am very happy to be back’ at Real Madrid – video

Zinedine Zidane has returned as coach of Real Madrid, just 284 days after walking away from the club. The Frenchman replaces Santiago Solari with immediate effect and will be in charge for the remaining 11 games of the season. Zidane has  sig…

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Phoenix Suns end NBA record 18-game losing streak to Warriors

Suns had not beaten Golden State since November 2014NBA champions are now 4-6 over last 10 gamesKlay Thompson says team needs more help from fansGolden State’s topsy-turvy, three-peat quest took another ugly turn on Sunday night as they lost to the Wes…

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‘Nobody gets rid of us’: Jürgen Klopp issues warning to Manchester City – video

Jürgen Klopp dismissed the suggestion that his side had been suffering from a lack of confidence after they found form in the 4-2 defeat of Burnley. ‘You don’t have to think all that you write has influence on us – most of it isn’t interesting to us’, …

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Pep Guardiola on Raheem Sterling’s first goal: ‘I’m sorry if it was offside’ – video

Manchester City’s manager Pep Guardiola believes that VAR would have quickly solved Raheem Sterling’s first goal controversy and points out that it was other teams who refused to bring the technology to the Premier LeagueRaheem Sterling hat-trick for M…

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Mikaela Shiffrin breaks 30-year record for World Cup wins in a season – video

The American skier Mikaela Shiffrin won her 15th World Cup race of the season to rewrite history. No other skier, male or female, had ever win more than 14 times in a single World Cup season Continue reading…

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‘It’s crazy’: LeBron James on surpassing Michael Jordan’s career points total – video

Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James has overtaken his idol Michael Jordan to claim fourth spot on the NBA’s career scoring list. The 34-year-old scored his 32,293rd point in the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets, a moment he described as ‘crazy’. …

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Goalscorer celebrates by climbing ladder and changing scoreboard – video

Deportivo Carcha’s Luis Acuna provided a celebration to remember after he opened the scoring in a second division match in Guatemala against Deportivo Jocotan. The Argentine-born midfielder tucked home a penalty in the 80th minute before climbing a lad…

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‘Never mission impossible’: Solskjær on Manchester United’s chances at PSG – video

Ole Gunnar Solskjær says if his side can secure the first goal against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday ‘anything can happen’. It follows United’s 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford three weeks ago, the only time in their history of European football that they…

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‘Never mission impossible’: Solskjær on Manchester United’s chances at PSG – video

Ole Gunnar Solskjær says if his side can secure the first goal against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday ‘anything can happen’. It follows United’s 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford three weeks ago, the only time in their history of European football that they…