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Spain cruise past Bolivia

Andres Iniesta: On target in Spain win Goals from Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta helped Spain warm up for their defence of the World Cup trophy with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Bolivia in Seville. In two weeks’ time the…

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Casey leads as Rory slumps

England’s Paul Casey shot a second successive six-under 66 to take the halfway lead at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio. But it was a day to forget for Rory McIlroy, who was brought crashing back to earth as he carded…

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Donald Sterling set to sue NBA

Donald Sterling: Set to sue the NBA for $1bn in damages LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling is to sue the NBA for $1bn damages over the termination of his ownership of the club, his lawyer Maxwell Blecher claimed on Friday.…

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Sunderland fined over agents

Sunderland fined by FA for breaching rules on agents Sunderland have been handed a £100,000 fine for infringing the Football Association’s rules about agents. The Premier League club admitted their guilt at an FA hearing, but can still appeal against…

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T20 Blast: South Div review

Tom Curran of Surrey celebrates trapping Dan Christian lbw Surrey piled more Twenty20 misery on London rivals Middlesex with a six-wicket win in the NatWest T20 Blast, the Panthers’ fifth successive defeat in the competition. The writing was on the…

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Sunderland hit with agent fine

The Football Association: Imposed fine after hearing Sunderland have been handed a £100,000 fine for infringing the Football Association’s rules about agents. The Premier League club admitted their guilt at an FA hearing, but can still appeal against the punishment.…

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MVG claims Dubai double

Michael van Gerwen: Defends his Dubai Darts Masters title Michael van Gerwen successfully retained his Dubai Masters title with an 11-7 victory over Peter Wright in the final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium. The champion 12 months ago…

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England ease past Peru

England eased to a 3-0 victory over Peru at Wembley in their final warm-up match on home soil before the World Cup in Brazil this summer. Daniel Sturridge’s superb first-half strike opened the scoring with central defensive duo Gary Cahill…

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Kolo Toure has malaria

Kolo Toure: Liverpool defender will miss Saturday’s World Cup warm-up match Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has been laid low by malaria and will miss Saturday’s friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina. The Liverpool defender fell ill when he was on a trip…

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Kings XI book place in final

Virender Sehwag: Another blistering knock Virender Sehwag smashed 122 off 58 balls to help put Kings XI Punjab into their first IPL final after a 24-run win over Chennai Super Kings. Sehwag’s thunderous knock, which included 12 fours and eight…

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