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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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More controversy at Stratford

Stratford crowds again enjoyed drama in the race and the stewards’ room. For the second time in little more than a couple of months, the location of Stratford’s water jump was once again at the centre of a controversial stewards’…

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Saturday at Roland Garros

Andy Murray back in action at the French Open Andy Murray returns to action in Paris on Saturday when he should face his toughest test yet against Philipp Kohlschreiber in the third round of the French Open. Murray has dropped…

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Celtic fan jailed after racism

Celtic fan jailed after racially abusing Sone Aluko (above) and El Hadji Diouf A Celtic fan has been jailed for a year after being found guilty of posting racist comments online about two former Rangers players. Declan McCuish entered a…

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Quiros makes Masters move

Alvaro Quiros: Tied at the top in Sweden Alvaro Quiros carded the best round of the day at the Nordea Masters in Malmo to take a share of the halfway lead with Victor Dubuisson and Eddie Pepperell.. Spaniard Quiros was…

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Dutch formation excites Wesley

Wesley Sneijder: Excited by new Dutch formation Wesley Sneijder is excited by the prospect of testing Holland’s new 5-3-2 formation against World Cup rivals Ghana in Saturday’s friendly in Rotterdam. Coach Louis van Gaal has opted for a 5-3-2 system…

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