Kevin de Bruyne: Manchester City midfielder out for three months

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne will be out for three months because of a knee injury. The Belgium international, a second-half substitute in Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Arsenal, suffered the injury in training on Wednesday. City say De Bruyne, 27, has a lateral collateral ligament lesion in his right …

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Pogba Impresses Mourinho in Man UTD Win Over Leicester

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho praised Paul Pogba for “putting himself forward for the team” after he captained the side and scored the opening goal in the win over Leicester City on the first day of the Premier League season. Pogba – linked with Barcelona this summer – was a …

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Chelsea defender Zouma joins Everton on season-long loan

Everton have signed French centre back Kurt Zouma on a season-long loan from Chelsea, the Premier League clubs announced on Friday. The Merseyside club made a late move for the 23-year-old ahead of Thursday’s 1600 GMT (5 pm BST) transfer deadline, and had to wait until Friday to learn if …

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Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

Liverpool concluded their preparations for the new season with a victory over Italian side Torino at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s side were too clever, quick and powerful for their opponents throughout the game, despite making numerous changes at the break and further substitutions throughout the second half. Roberto Firmino and Georginio …

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IJF suspends Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has suspended the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and the Tunis Grand Prix from its competition calendar, saying it wants to take a “firm and constructive stance in the fight against discrimination in sport.” Last year, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam was criticized for refusing to …

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Serena Williams suffers worst defeat of her career

Serena Williams is usually the one who inflicts heavy defeats on others, but the former world No.1 suffered the most one-sided loss of her illustrious career Tuesday when she was knocked out of the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic after a 6-1 6-0 defeat. During a 53-minute rout, …

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Tour de France 2018: Geraint Thomas wins to make sporting history

Sporting history was made on the Champs-Elysees Sunday as Geraint Thomas became the first Welshman to win cycling’s Tour de France. Arm-in-arm with 2017 champion and Team Sky teammate Chris Froome, the 32-year-old Thomas crossed the finishing line after the 21st and final stage in Paris in triumph. His eventual …

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