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He was, however, heavily linked with Inter Milan in January and could yet to be freed by Liverpool to move elsewhere when the 2016-17 campaign comes to a close. The opportunity I have been given I think I have helped and I hope I can help in the next five games. I have played centre-back and midfield, so I give some options to the manager and when he needs me I always try to deliver.
  • Juventus optimistic that injured Dybala can face Barca

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    His link up play with the midfield and Higuain are extremely impressive and will be relied upon going forward for Juventus for years to come. I'm great on the pitch, I'm in a team that's really nothing to be envious of Barcelona , Real Madrid or Bayern Munich about.
  • F1 round-up: Hamilton beats Vettel to win Chinese GP

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    Hamilton and Vettel's records in Bahrain are very similar, with each having taken two poles and two wins - though Hamilton has five podiums overall to Vettel's three. Max Verstappen produced a stunning drive to drag himself from 19th on the grid to the final podium place, but there was more misery for Fernando Alonso in the unreliable McLaren .
  • Irving Scored 37, Cavs Hold on to Beat Pacers 117-111

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    James added 10 rebounds and seven assists , but had eight of Cleveland's 19 turnovers. "We all know math in here". Irving top scored with 37 points for the Cavs as the big three stepped up. Even when we're down big. "[We had] a lot of easy missed free throws as well as layups that could have swayed the game and given us the cushion that we needed, but we just have a resilient group", Irving said.
  • NHL's decision not to participate in 2018 Olympics 'regrettable — IOC

    NHL's decision not to participate in 2018 Olympics 'regrettable — IOC

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    Ovechkin said that until next season's schedule is released, this could all be a bluff. I'm pretty sure for Ovi, [Dmitry Orlov] and me, we kind of always talk about that and we always, like, if you don't make the playoffs or whatever, you have to go to play World Championships or always go even if you're hurt.
  • Minjee Lee third amid golf major drama

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    Seven-time major victor Inbee Park is in a group of four on 10 under that includes fellow South Korean So Yeon Ryu, the 2011 US Women's Open champion. "I didn't realize I did that". I fought strong through the finish and it was great to see the fans behind me. Several golfers watching the tournament weighed in on Twitter, including Tiger Woods.
  • Conte declares Spurs the better team

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    Now Tottenham occupies the role of the underdog, sitting four points behind Chelsea after swatting aside Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday. "Now, to be the best counter-attacking team in the country is not to be criticised; it is an wonderful thing.The best team at the end of the season is the one who is champions and we are far from it.
  • Antonio Conte takes blame after Chelsea fall at Old Trafford

    Antonio Conte takes blame after Chelsea fall at Old Trafford

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    Conte said: "It won't be easy because I think Tottenham now are the best team and they are in great form and they have a lot of enthusiasm". "I am really happy with the team and with the result because Manchester City and Liverpool results left us in a position of having to win this match - not even a draw would have been a good result for us".
  • Jose Mourinho hails Herrera and Darmian after 'special performance' against Chelsea

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    With his quality, he can be one of the top players, one of the most important players in the world. "I think we have proved already we can beat big teams, we have done that last year we have done that this year". As Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho sauntered down the Old Trafford touchline ostentatiously pointing at the club crest on his gilet, the message was clear: I'm still the man.
  • Bottas sad over Hamilton free pass

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    It's important as we start the race, to give them equal opportunity. However, this late attack from Mercedes didn't bother Ferrari, as Vettel took the chequered flag to win his second race of the season. Vettel completed the 57 laps of the 5.4-kilometre track in one hour, 33 minutes, 53 seconds, for his third win in Bahrain after success with Red Bull in 2012 and 2013.
  • Sale Strikes Out 12 as Red Sox Edge Rays 2-1

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    Last year, it seemed every time the Red Sox trailed in the late innings, or at any point at all really, they were done. (If you're still using literally yesterday's stats, like saves, Kimbrel hasn't blown one since last June 4.) Benintendi went 3-4, Betts 2-4, and Heath Hembree pitched a scoreless eighth inning with 2 strikeouts.
  • MI pull out a thriller against KKR

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    Both teams had contrasting results in their opening games with Mumbai Indians losing to Rising Pune Supergiant by seven wickets while KKR thrashing Gujarat Lions by 10 wickets. Krunal Pandya, who had a good day with the ball, played a bit of a cameo, scoring a few runs with Pollard at the other end, but Rajpoot removed both of them, putting Mumbai under vast pressure.