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AFCON 2019 May Be Moved To Mid-Year

The Confederation of African Football will now be moved to June/July 2019. The Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) executive committee on Thursday, said the 2019 AFCON will be moved to June and July, and the competition will now involve 24 countries. According to a statement on cafonline.com, CAF Executive Committee advocated the establishment of a …

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Morata Joins Chelsea For £60m Record Signing

  Chelsea have completed the club record £60m signing of striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year deal. The Spain international, 24, scored 20 goals last season after rejoining Real from Italian champions Juventus. Morata won La Liga and the Champions League, but the majority of his appearances were as a substitute. Premier …

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Roger Federer Wins Eight Wimbledon Title, Extends Record To 19 Grand Slam

Roger Federer became the first man to win Wimbledon eight times and extended his record to 19 Grand Slam titles with victory over Croatia’s Marin Cilic. According to BBC, the Swiss third seed won 6-3 6-1 6-4 as seventh seed Cilic struggled with blisters on his left foot and broke down in tears during the …

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Ferdinand Pays Tributes To Late Mother

  Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has paid tribute to his mother, Janice St Fort, calling her “a little fighter” after the 58-year-old died on Thursday from cancer. Ferdinand posted a message to “Mummy” on Instagram with a picture of them together thanking his huge hearted mother. In May 2015, Ferdinand’s wife Rebecca, 34, died …

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Muguruza Stuns Venus To Win First Wimbledon

The 23-year-old Spaniard, Garbine Muguruza on Saturday, stunned  Venus Williams 7-5, 6-0 to win Wimbledon and clinch her second Grand Slam crown. She hopes her triumph will be a launchpad for more majors rather than a one-way ticket into the abyss. She had defeated Serena Williams to win Roland Garros last year, but couldn’t hold …

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West Ham Interested In Joe Hart

West Ham are interested in signing Manchester City’s out-of-favour England goalkeeper Joe Hart. There is no deal done yet but it is understood joining the Hammers is a possibility for Hart, who has no future at City under manager Pep Guardiola. Hart was on loan at Torino in Italy last season but has returned to …

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Wayne Rooney Bids To Revive Career With Everton Return

  England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney declared himself “ecstatic” after completing a move back to Everton, the club where he first starred as a teenager, on Sunday. The 31-year-old — who became a peripheral figure under Jose Mourinho last season — signed a two-year contract on a free transfer, according to the …

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Manchester United Okays £75m Lukaku deal

  Manchester United have agreed a £75m deal for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku. According to the Daily Telegraph, the deal could even be finalised before United fly to Los Angeles on Sunday for the start of their pre-season tour of the US. The transfer could also pave the way for Wayne Rooney to rejoin his …

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Confederations Cup: Germany 1-0 Chile

Germany defeated Chile 1-0 on Sunday to win their first FIFA Confederations Cup in St Petersburg, Russia. Germany is now the second European country after France to win the Confederations Cup. A costly mistake by Marcelo Diaz saw Lars Stindl put Germany ahead.. Chile came back to life in the last 20 minutes of the game …

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Horn Stuns Pacquiao To Win WBO Welterweight Crown

  Former schoolteacher Jeff Horn stunned world champion Manny Pacquiao to win the World Boxing Organisation welterweight crown with a controversial unanimous points decision in Brisbane on Sunday. Given no chance by most observers, the 29-year-old Horn’s ultra-aggressive style rocked Pacquiao, with the three judges scoring the fight 117-111, 115-113 and 115-113 to the Australian …

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