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Football: Messi banned for one game for Copa America red card

Messi was shown the red card after clashing with Gary Medel and afterwards alleged that the tournament had been fixed in favour of the hosts Brazil, who beat Argentina in a controversial semi-…

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Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev dies after sustaining injuries in US bout

Dadashev, known as 'Mad Max', was unable to walk to the dressing room and was immediately hospitalised.

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Gareth Bale 'won't be leaving' Real Madrid on loan, says agent

The Real boss said at the weekend the La Liga giants were poised to offload the 30-year-old Wales star

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In a first in Test cricket, Ashes jerseys to have players' names, numbers

England Cricket official Twitter handle confirmed the jersey number of team's Test match skipper Joe Root

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Jason Roy and Olly Stone to make Test debuts against Ireland

Roy is set to earn his first Test cap after racking up an impressive 443 runs in England's triumphant 50-overs World Cup campaign

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Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations due to insufficient evidence

Kathryn Mayorga filed a civil lawsuit in September 2018 in state court in Nevada accusing the athlete of raping her in a Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009, then paying her $375,000 in hush…

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Sri Lankan pace bowler Lasith Malinga to quit ODIs after first Bangladesh match

Malinga, 35, will leave as Sri Lanka's third-highest wicket-taker in ODI cricket with 335 wickets in 219 innings so far.

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Steve Smith raring to go, Usman Khawaja expected to be fit for Ashes opener

Australia captain Tim Paine said former skipper Smith had given batting coach Graeme Hick long and taxing work-outs in the nets as he looks to hone his formidable game ahead of the Ashes opener…

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Rankings unchanged for top women post-Wimbledon

Ashleigh Barty of Australia is at number one spot

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Virat Kohli lauds 'phenomenal' Hima Das for winning five gold medals

On Twitter, Virat wrote, 'Phenomenal achievement by our golden girl @Himadas8'

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'Cristiano Ronaldo is free to play where he wants': Maurizio Sarri

Sarri was addressing media after 2-3 loss to Tottenham Hotspur On Sunday in the International Champions Cup

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Transfer rumours 'does not' bother Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic

After the arrival of Frenkie de Jong from Ajax and 31-year-old Sergio Busquets signing a new five-year deal last year, Barcelona’s midfield is looking a little crowded

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Paul Pogba must stay at Manchester United, says Juan Mata

Mata wants Pogba's future to include United winning 'big trophies' in 2019-20 campaign, having failed to lift a major trophy since their Europa League triumph in May 2017

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Britain's Adam Peaty completes world treble in men's 100m breaststroke

Peaty previously shared the record of two 100m breaststroke world titles with American Brendan Hansen and Hungary's Norbert Rozsa

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Cricketers congratulate ISRO on launch of Chandrayaan-2

Gambhir, the East Delhi MP and former India cricketer, said that the successful launch of Chandrayaan-2 will motivate the next generation to help India's space exploration programme

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