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Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe

Japan's gentleman equestrian at heart of Olympics corruption probe

SUMMARY: A panel appointed by the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) in 2016 cleared the bidding committee, which Takeda led, of bribery allegations.

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Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

Nadal to prepare for Wimbledon at Hurlingham event

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO - Tennis - French Open - Roland Garros, Paris, France - June 9, 2019.

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FIFA expected to take over the running of African football

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football

SUMMARY: CAIRO (Reuters) - A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

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European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue: FT

European Tour hires Scudamore to boost Ryder Cup revenue: FT

SUMMARY: The job is Scudamore’s first paid role since leaving the Premier League at the end of 2018.

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Amir Khan says he may retire if he does not feel good when facing Neeraj Goyat

Amir Khan says he may retire if he does not feel good when facing Neeraj Goyat

SUMMARY: Amir Khan will fight Neeraj Goyat in Saudi Arabia on 12 JulyAmir Khan expects to retire if he does not perform or "feel good" when he faces Neeraj Goyat on 12 July.

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MLB roundup: Yanks' Sabathia earns 250th win

MLB roundup: Yanks' Sabathia earns 250th win

SUMMARY: Sabathia allowed three hits, struck out seven and walked three in a 94-pitch effort.

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EFL fixtures 2019-20: Your club-by-club guide to the new season

EFL fixtures 2019-20: Your club-by-club guide to the new season

SUMMARY: Football notifications, social media and moreGet latest scores and headlines sent straight to your phone, sign-up to our newsletter and learn where to find us on online.

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David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox legend 'not target of shooting'

David Ortiz: Boston Red Sox legend 'not target of shooting'

SUMMARY: Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption CCTV footage shows the moment David Ortiz was shot in the backThe shooting of former baseball star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, officials say.

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Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for in this summer's tournament

Africa Cup of Nations: What to look out for in this summer's tournament

SUMMARY: From left, Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane, Thomas Partey and SalahThere are plenty of star names on show in this summer's Africa Cup of Nations.

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Copa America: Lionel Messi goal salvages 1-1 draw with Paraguay

Copa America: Lionel Messi goal salvages 1-1 draw with Paraguay

SUMMARY: The Barcelona forward is playing at his eighth major tournament with Argentina and has already lost four major finalsLionel Messi salvaged a vital point for Argentina as they struggled in a 1-1 draw against Paraguay in the Copa America in Belo Horizonte.

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Guardado fires Mexico into quarter-finals with 3-1 win over Canada

Guardado fires Mexico into quarter-finals with 3-1 win over Canada

SUMMARY: (Reuters) - Seven-times champions Mexico sealed their spot in the knockout stage of the Gold Cup with a 3-1 victory over Canada in Denver, Colorado on Wednesday.

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England ready to attack business end of World Cup: Neville

England ready to attack business end of World Cup: Neville

SUMMARY: “We got another clean sheet, won another game and we’ve played three and won three,” Neville told reporters.

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David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor

SUMMARY: Ortiz, a national hero in the Dominican Republic, has been recovering in a Boston hospital since the attack took place.

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Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup

Martinique thrash Cuba 3-0 at Gold Cup

SUMMARY: Group A action resumes on Sunday in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Martinique will face seven-time Gold Cup champions Mexico after a clash between Cuba and Canada.

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NHL notebook: Ducks buy out former MVP Perry

NHL notebook: Ducks buy out former MVP Perry

SUMMARY: The Anaheim Ducks bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry on Wednesday, ending the winger’s 14-year tenure with the team.

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England style of play is non-negotiable

England style of play is non-negotiable

SUMMARY: Media playback is not supported on this device England beat Japan 2-0 to top their groupEngland manager Phil Neville insists his team's playing style is "non-negotiable" after they beat Japan to top Group D at the Women's World Cup.

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Women's World Cup: Scotland 3-3 Argentina

Women's World Cup: Scotland 3-3 Argentina

SUMMARY: "I'm gutted for the players, gutted for the support, but the officiating was really, really poor," said Kerr.

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Kane Williamson: New Zealand's 'gem of a player' anchors tense World Cup win

Kane Williamson: New Zealand's 'gem of a player' anchors tense World Cup win

SUMMARY: Journalist Mazher Arshad called Kane Williamson "the greatest batsman of this generation"Ex-England captain Michael Atherton: "Gem of a player, Kane Williamson.

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Geraint Thomas says he was 'lucky' to avoid serious injury in Tour of Switzerland crash

Geraint Thomas says he was 'lucky' to avoid serious injury in Tour of Switzerland crash

SUMMARY: Thomas: "I'm OK, I'm a bit tired, the crash was yesterday and I definitely feel like I've fallen off my bike.

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Ferland Mendy: 'I was in a wheelchair, now I'm at Real Madrid'

Ferland Mendy: 'I was in a wheelchair, now I'm at Real Madrid'

SUMMARY: Mendy has joined Real Madrid, after spells with Le Havre and LyonNew Real Madrid signing Ferland Mendy says he was told he might never play football again after hip surgery as a 15-year-old left him in a wheelchair.

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