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Kyprios denies heroic Stradivarius in thrilling race for Goodwood Cup

Three outstanding stayers produced a compelling drama through the final three furlongs of the Goodwood Cup here on Tuesday and though Stradivarius came up a neck short in his attempt to win the race for the fifth time, he did more than enough to keep him on the track for another race at least. “We […]

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Kyler Murray will reportedly default $230m contract if he does not study film

Kyler Murray’s new contract extension reportedly contains a clause that requires the quarterback to study film for at least four hours a week during the season. The news was first reported by NFL Network. A source who has seen the contract subsequently confirmed the story to ESPN. Murray, the No 1 overall pick in the […]

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Yaya Touré takes full-time coaching role at Tottenham’s academy

The former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré has been given a full-time role in Tottenham’s academy. The three-times Premier League winner has spent time with the club since December in an unofficial capacity while he worked towards his Uefa A Licence. Touré completed his coaching course with the Football Association of Wales this summer and […]

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In the modern NFL, $2.2bn won’t stop the Chicago Bears’ flight to the suburbs

The city of Chicago has thrown its considerable weight this week behind an attempt to keep the Bears at Soldier Field, the NFL team’s base since 1971. The historic stadium, the oldest in the NFL, may very well be in its finals days as the Bears’ home. Last fall, the team’s ownership reached a purchase […]

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Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo pleads guilty to driving while impaired

The former United States goalkeeper Hope Solo has pleaded guilty to driving while impaired and said she was “slowly coming back” after receiving care at an inpatient alcohol treatment programme after her arrest in late March. Solo was found passed out behind the wheel of her car in a parking lot in North Carolina on […]

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Laura Kenny: I almost quit cycling at start of year due to ectopic pregnancy

Laura Kenny, Britain’s five-time Olympic gold medallist, has revealed she contemplated walking away from cycling at the start of this year after a miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy. Kenny said in April she had miscarried at nine weeks in November and had a fallopian tube removed in January due to an ectopic pregnancy – when a […]