• Messi, Suarez, Griezmann all on target for Barca as Atletico held
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    Messi, Suarez, Griezmann all on target for Barca as Atletico held

    Barcelona's 'MSG' strike force is finally clicked into gear as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann all scored in a ruthless 3-0 victory over Eibar on Saturday. Griezmann's place in the newly-formed attacking trident has not been secure but the Frenchman opened the scoring

  • Aussies Campbell, McKeon roar into International Swimming League
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    Aussies Campbell, McKeon roar into International Swimming League

    Australian Olympic gold medallists Cate Campbell and Emma McKeon made their International Swimming League debuts on Saturday, helping propel the London Roar to the lead on the opening day of competition in Lewisville, Texas. The third stop on the fledgling pro swimming circuit saw four the league'

  • No. 11 Auburn routs Arkansas 51-10
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    No. 11 Auburn routs Arkansas 51-10

    Bo Nix was itching to get back on the field after struggling in a loss to Florida in his last start for No. 11 Auburn. The problem was the wait took two weeks as the Tigers had a bye following the 24-13 loss. Nix didn't waste much time moving on, throwing three touchdown passes including two in

  • Ronaldo hits 701st goal as Juventus pull clear in Serie A
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    Ronaldo hits 701st goal as Juventus pull clear in Serie A

    Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic sealed a 2-1 win for Juventus over Bologna to consolidate top spot in Serie A on Saturday. Ronaldo was presented with a special jersey before kick-off to mark his 700th career goal scored playing for Portugal during the week. The 34-year-old hit his 701st after

  • Dortmund beat Bundesliga leaders Gladbach, Bayern held by Augsburg
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    Dortmund beat Bundesliga leaders Gladbach, Bayern held by Augsburg

    Borussia Dortmund beat top-of-the-table Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-0 to jump to fourth in the Bundesliga on Saturday, level with Bayern Munich who earlier dropped points in a 2-2 draw at Augsburg. The top of the Bundesliga grew even more congested with the top nine separated by just two points. Of

  • Raonic confident he can break his Grand Slam duck
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    Raonic confident he can break his Grand Slam duck

    Milos Raonic believes there has never been a better chance in the era of Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic to end his wait for a Grand Slam title than right now.

  • Ex-Fiji winger Nagusa celebrates 200th Montpellier appearance with victory
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    Ex-Fiji winger Nagusa celebrates 200th Montpellier appearance with victory

    Former Fiji winger Timoci Nagusa celebrated his 200th Montpellier game by scoring in a 33-22 victory over French Top 14 champions Toulouse on Saturday. Nagusa, who retired from international rugby in January, seven months before the ongoing World Cup, crossed in the final 10 minutes after fellow winger

  • Dortmund discipline Sancho and drop teenager for Gladbach match
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    Dortmund discipline Sancho and drop teenager for Gladbach match

    Borussia Dortmund dropped Jadon Sancho for Saturday's clash with Borussia Moenchengladbach after the teenager returned late from England duty. Sancho did not even make the substitutes' bench for the game against the Bundesliga leaders, which Dortmund won 1-0. Before kick-off, coach Lucien Favre

  • 'Big surprise,' says Murray as ex-world number one reaches first final since 2017
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    'Big surprise,' says Murray as ex-world number one reaches first final since 2017

    Former world number one Andy Murray reached his first final in more than two and a half years on Saturday and admitted it was a "big surprise". Murray, steadily rebuilding his singles game after career-saving hip surgery in January, defeated France's Ugo Humbert 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 to make the

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    Findlay heaps praise on Harlequins backline after Bears victory

    Karen Findlay hailed her side’s backline as they fired Harlequins to a fifth consecutive bonus-point victory in the Tyrrells Premier 15s with a 47-0 win over Bristol Bears.

  • Siakam signs four-year maximum NBA deal with Raptors: reports
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    Siakam signs four-year maximum NBA deal with Raptors: reports

    Pascal Siakam, a major contributor in Toronto's run to the NBA title last season, has signed a four-year maximum rookie contract extension for $130 million, according to multiple reports Saturday. Siakam was voted the NBA's Most Improved Player last season as the Raptors, powered by Kawhi Leonard

  • Man City find winning formula as Spurs struggle
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    Man City find winning formula as Spurs struggle

    Manchester City eased doubts over their ability to sustain a Premier League title challenge by beating Crystal Palace comfortably on Saturday but Tottenham face another inquisition after narrowly avoiding defeat to bottom club Watford. Pep Guardiola's men travelled to London eight points behind

  • Lazio three-goal comeback denies Atalanta, Milik lifts Napoli
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    Lazio three-goal comeback denies Atalanta, Milik lifts Napoli

    Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile's late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday, as Arkadiusz Milik's double helped Napoli beat Verona to close in on the top three. Atalanta, who travel to Manchester City in the Champions

  • Lyon labour to Dijon draw in Garcia's first game
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    Lyon labour to Dijon draw in Garcia's first game

    Lyon stuttered to a 0-0 draw against fellow Ligue 1 strugglers Dijon on Saturday as already-embattled new coach Rudi Garcia took charge for the first time. The 55-year-old's appointment was greeted with anger by Lyon supporters because of his three-year stint at bitter rivals Marseille. Garcia&

  • 'Pretty patient' Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm
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    'Pretty patient' Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm

    Highly-rated Denis Shapovalov reached his first ATP final on Saturday when he swept past Japanese lucky loser Yuichi Sugita 7-5, 6-2 in the Stockholm semi-finals. World number 34 Shapovalov will face Filip Krajinovic for the title after the Serb saw off Spanish fifth seed Pablo Carreno-Busta 4-6, 6-

  • AP source: Raptors, Siakam agree on 4-year max extension
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    AP source: Raptors, Siakam agree on 4-year max extension

    Pascal Siakam is officially a major part of the Toronto Raptors' long-term plans. The Raptors and Siakam have agreed on a four-year, $130 million maximum extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity because the signing

  • Manchester City move within five points of Liverpool with 2-0 win over Crystal Palace
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    Manchester City move within five points of Liverpool with 2-0 win over Crystal Palace

    Two goals in a matter of minutes from Gabriel Jesus and David Silva handed City victory over this season’s surprise package.

  • Report: Conor McGregor facing second sexual assault investigation
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    Report: Conor McGregor facing second sexual assault investigation

    The New York Times is reporting that Conor McGregor is under investigation because of sexual assault allegations for the second time in less than a year.According to the report, "The most recent allegation relates to a complaint that a woman in her 20s was sexually assaulted in a vehicle parked

  • Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm
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    Shapovalov into first ATP final at Stockholm

    Highly-rated Denis Shapovalov reached his first ATP final on Saturday when he swept past Japanese lucky loser Yuichi Sugita 7-5, 6-2 in the Stockholm semi-finals.

  • Lampard urges Chelsea to push on after Alonso silences Newcastle taunts
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    Lampard urges Chelsea to push on after Alonso silences Newcastle taunts

    Frank Lampard urged Chelsea to build on their rise into the Premier League's top four after Marcos Alonso clinched a 1-0 win that silenced the Newcastle fans who jeered the Spanish defender at Stamford Bridge. Alonso's blistering strike ended Newcastle's stubborn resistence with 17 minutes

  • Dettori's landmark softens blow of Stradivarius loss on Champions Day
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    Dettori's landmark softens blow of Stradivarius loss on Champions Day

    Legendary jockey Frankie Dettori enjoyed a sweet and sour Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, as the joy of his 250th Group One victory was counter-balanced by Stradivarius's 10-race winning streak coming to a shock end. The 48-year-old Italian -- who famously once went through the card at Ascot

  • Premier League round-up: VAR steals the headlines on eventful afternoon
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    Premier League round-up: VAR steals the headlines on eventful afternoon

    Contentious decisions wrecked havoc up and down the country.

  • Colsaerts seizes three-shot French Open lead
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    Colsaerts seizes three-shot French Open lead

    Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the French Open after a four-under-par 67 on Saturday, as he looks for his first European Tour title in seven years. The 36-year-old, who was part of Europe's winning Ryder Cup team at Medinah in 2012, poured in five birdies

  • Earl Thomas returns to Seattle in Ravens-Seahawks showdown
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    Earl Thomas returns to Seattle in Ravens-Seahawks showdown

    Earl Thomas is going back to the place where it all started for him. ''I feel like they were kind of trying to phase me out,'' Thomas said this week. Now with Baltimore, Thomas will try to lead the Ravens (4-2) to a victory Sunday against the Seahawks (5-1).

  • Ex-Fiji winger Nagusa celebrates 200th Montpellier appearance with victory
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    Ex-Fiji winger Nagusa celebrates 200th Montpellier appearance with victory

    Former Fiji winger Timoci Nagusa celebrated his 200th Montpellier game by scoring in a 33-22 victory over French Top 14 champions Toulouse on Saturday. Nagusa, who retired from international rugby in January seven months before the ongoing World Cup, crossed in the final 10 minutes after fellow winger