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Besides, National Team Coach Stephen Constantine and Team Manager Shanmugam Venkatesh were present on the occasion. Having expanded the tournament to 24 teams, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has equally divided them into six groups.
  • Man United set to beat Liverpool to second place tonight

    Man United set to beat Liverpool to second place tonight

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    Marouane Fellaini touched in Marcus Rashford's free kick after two minutes only to have his celebrations cut short by the linesman's flag. His impressive form has also led to talk of an England call-up and, although the 34-year-old has only scored once in his last seven outings, the Reds defence will have to keep a close eye on the prolific frontman.
  • Mets cutting ties with pitcher Matt Harvey

    Mets cutting ties with pitcher Matt Harvey

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    Alderson said he was not exactly surprised by Harvey's decision. "Usually I get upset if a report is unexpected", Alderson told media, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo . Alderson said Harvey's tenure faced "a very unfortunate and hard conclusion, not really of his own making". But Harvey's problems began long before this season.
  • NY Times alleges misconduct between Redskins and cheerleaders

    NY Times alleges misconduct between Redskins and cheerleaders

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    Nine cheerleaders were also allegedly made, at the end of a 14-hour day of posing and dance practice, to attend an event at a nightclub as escorts for the sponsors . I think [commissioner] Roger Goodell has the power to change this and every single one of the teams, but he is choosing to not do it". Jojokian told the paper that no one was forced to do anything.
  • Liverpool to reignite their interest in Christian Pulisic

    Liverpool to reignite their interest in Christian Pulisic

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    Liverpool have been tracking the Dortmund ace even since having a £11million offer rejected in 2016. Bild have reported that Klopp will launch a £53m summer bid to sign the talented wide man this summer, but BVB sporting director Michael Zorc has cooled the speculation.
  • NBA Superstar LeBron James Makes More than £20M Investing in Liverpool FC

    NBA Superstar LeBron James Makes More than £20M Investing in Liverpool FC

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    The 32-year-old Cleveland Cavaliers star made a decision to plough £4.8 million into the Anfield club back in 2011, after the arrival of the Reds' current American owners Fenway Sports Group, giving him a two percent stake. Amongst numerous other business ventures, James is now in his second year of a three-year, £72m ($100m) contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The report claims Liverpool could now be sold for £1.2billion with the Champions League final berth earning the Reds an extra ...
  • President Trump to appoint Bill Belichick to his sports council

    President Trump to appoint Bill Belichick to his sports council

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    It is unlikely Belichick will emulate the president's love of Twitter in his new role. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar is expected to host the first meeting. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said he was surprised at how much time Trump spends on the phone with Belichick and said they have a close relationship, according to a New York Times report.
  • Chris Froome crashes before start of first stage

    Chris Froome crashes before start of first stage

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    Defending champion Tom Dumoulin won the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia, while Chris Froome was back in 21th in the Jerusalem time trial following a recon crash on Friday. "To have the win and time on the other GC guys is a pefect start for me and the team." said Dumoulin. "I knew I was ready for the Giro but I wasn't sure I'd win today".
  • Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2

    Nasvhillle Predators down Winnipeg Jets to even series 2-2

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    There's a reason we're one and two in the West. Game 5 is Saturday night in Tennessee, and the Predators have wrested home-ice advantage back in the matchup of the NHL's two best teams during the regular season. Subban didn't get heckled as long and as loud as he normally does from Winnipeg Jets fans on Thursday. "We just competed a little bit harder". At least that goal gave us a chance to tie the game.
  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli signs for Surrey

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli signs for Surrey

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    In true English style, Kohli will conclude his time in England with a pair of matches at out-grounds - first Guildford, as Surrey meet Somerset, and finally a trip to Scarborough to play Yorkshire. If Surrey qualifies from the group stage of the One-Day Cup, Kohli could play in the quarter-finals and potentially semi-finals in mid-June. " Playing and training alongside Virat will be a massive benefit for our players who will have the opportunity to learn so much from him ", Stewart said.
  • Steve Smith 'humbled' by support, starts road to redemption

    Steve Smith 'humbled' by support, starts road to redemption

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    A Cricket Australia investigation found Warner, 31, to be the main protagonist and his hopes of playing for Australia again appear bleak. Lehmann stepped down from the role in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa in March, which also led to the suspension of skipper Smith, vice-captain Warner and batsman Bancroft.
  • Capitals' Wilson Suspended 3 Games For Hit On Aston-Reese

    Capitals' Wilson Suspended 3 Games For Hit On Aston-Reese

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    And this time, they would not relinquish it. "I thought there was a lot that I liked in our game", coach Barry Trotz said. "It's two guys who see each other". Washington's offense attempted 29.6 shots per game in the regular season, resulting in 3.2 goals per outing (ranked ninth overall in the NHL). And like the first, neither goalie gave an inch.
  • Eric Bailly Absence Candidly Explained by Jose Mourinho

    Eric Bailly Absence Candidly Explained by Jose Mourinho

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    British media has reported that the 42-year-old Faria is on Arsenal's shortlist to replace Arsene Wenger , who will leave the north London club after nearly 22 years in charge. The 24-year-old, who has scored 16 league goals and provided seven assists in 34 appearances for United, was substituted in the second half of last weekend's 2-1 victory over Arsenal.
  • Blue Jays activate Donaldson from DL

    Blue Jays activate Donaldson from DL

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    Indians reliever Jeff Beliveau allowed a ninth-inning run on two hits and a groundout. Jose Ramirez added three hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs for Cleveland. It was the third homer allowed in three pitches by Goody, who gave up back-to-back shots in the 12th inning of a loss to Texas on Tuesday. The Indians classified the injury as right elbow inflammation.
  • Astros, Giles take one on chin as Sanchez lifts Yanks

    Astros, Giles take one on chin as Sanchez lifts Yanks

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    Giles clocked himself with a right hook to the jaw. Sanchez sent a first-pitch slider over the center-field wall to bring three runs home and put the Yankees up 3-0 Tuesday at Minute Maid Park. ROYALS 10, TIGERS 6: Lucas Duda had three hits and drove in four and the Royals pounded three homers to beat visiting Detroit. He retired the next 16 batters, striking out nine.
  • Engine key to Ricciardo's 2019 move says Horner

    Engine key to Ricciardo's 2019 move says Horner

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    Ricciardo decided that cruising along at 180mph at Turn 1 of the 40th lap was the flawless opportunity to try and dive down the inside of his "teammate" but he broke late and ended up ramming into the back of Verstappen's vehicle. Odds correct at time of publication. Horner said the team didn't consider pitting Verstappen or Ricciardo to get them out of each other's way: "You try to do your best as a team and you don't want to penalise one driver over the other, so we tried to give them ...
  • Salah deserved PFA player of the year award more than de Bruyne

    Salah deserved PFA player of the year award more than de Bruyne

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    Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane was in third place. Salah and Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne had been frontrunners for the award but the Egyptian has pipped him by less than 20 votes. "He came from Chelsea and had a good season in Florence [on loan at Fiorentina]". Salah will be presented with the 2018 FWA Footballer of the Year trophy at The Landmark London on May 10.
  • Meghan Markle's Brother Tells Prince Harry Not To Marry His Sister

    Meghan Markle's Brother Tells Prince Harry Not To Marry His Sister

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    The letter also urges Harry to see the real Meghan for what she really is tells him that 'You and the Royal Family should put an end to this fake fairytale wedding before it's too late.'. Looks like Meghan Markle's half-brother is ready to spoil her big day! Invitation to a Royal Wedding counts down to the wedding of the year, between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , by going behind the scenes of some of Britain's most iconic royal weddings in recent memory.
  • NBA Gives Drake Warning Over 'The Use Of Bad Language'

    NBA Gives Drake Warning Over 'The Use Of Bad Language'

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    The events prompted Kiki Vandeweghe, the NBA's executive vice-president of basketball operations, to contact Raptors vice-president Masai Ujiri , ESPN reported. The pair exchanged words as the Raptors and Cavaliers headed to the tunnels at halftime. Drake , who holds the position as the Raptors' Global Ambassador, made a decision to defend one of his "co-workers", Toronto center Serge Ibaka, after overhearing Perkins antagonizing him.
  • Solid start for McIlroy at Wells Fargo

    Solid start for McIlroy at Wells Fargo

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    McIlroy mixed five birdies with two bogeys to shoot a first-round 68, which now positions him in the top five on the leaderboard and just one stroke off the pace as the afternoon wave of players begin their rounds. "I got lucky, I chipped in, there were a couple of balls that hit trees and came back into the fairways, hit it up in the azaleas, I got away with it".