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Ibrahimovic gives Mourinho first trophy at United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic‘s winner ensured that Jose Mourinho’s reign at Manchester United got off to a winning start as the FA Cup holders beat champions Leicester City 2-1 in England’s Community Shield season curtain-raiser at Wembley on Sunday. Ibrahimovic leapt above Leicester captain Wes Morgan in the 83rd minute to head Antonio Valencia’s cross beyond Kasper Schmeichel, marking his official debut …

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Pistorius hospitalised after suicide attempt in prison

Just a month into his six-year jail sentence, Oscar Pistorius has been rushed to hospital after what is believed to be a failed suicide attempt. Injuries to his wrists were found on Sunday morning with prison guards finding a selection of knives inside his cell whilst he was transferred to a medical facility. The former Paralympic athlete‘s injuries were detailed …

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Will Smith Talks Portraying Barack Obama In A Biopic & Race Relations In America

In the era of celebrity biopics, the idea of a film about your favorite public figure is always exciting. Well, Will Smith claims he may have missed his chance to portray the first Black President of the United States, Barack Obama. While promoting his new film Suicide Squad, Will stopped by The Late Show to chat with Stephen Colbert about the issues plaguing the …

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10-man South Africa hold off Brazil in their Olympic game opener

The Barcelona star could not find the breakthrough and Rogerio Micale’s side were greeted with jeers at the final whistle as their home Games got off to a rocky start Brazil were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by 10-man South Africa in their opening Olympic Games match in Brasilia on Thursday. Head coach Rogerio Micale fielded captain Neymar, rising star Gabriel …

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Rio 2016: Russians ‘have cleanest team’ as 271 athletes are cleared to compete

Russia will have “the cleanest team” at Rio 2016, claims the country’s Olympic Committee president Alexander Zhukov. At least 271 Russian athletes have been cleared to compete in Brazil, despite the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) recommending all should be banned following the country’s doping scandal. Five athletes – three track cyclists, a wrestler and a canoeist – are still waiting …

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Messi will return to Argentinian national team, says Diario Ole

Although there has not yet been an official announcement, everything is pointing to Lionel Messi being included in new Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza’s first squad list for the World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela.Although the 58-year-old coach is still managing Sao Paulo – his final match will take place this Thursday evening against Atletico Mineiro – he is already …

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Nothing would beat Champions League triumph, says Buffon

Having twice suffered defeat in the final, the Italian international admits that winning the elusive trophy with the Turin side would be “amazing” Gianluigi Buffon admits that “nothing would be more beautiful” than to win the Champions League for the first time with Juventus. The 38-year-old goalkeeper has won Serie A, Coppa Italia, Supercoppa Italiana and UEFA Cup medals during …

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Mali says six soldiers missing since jihadist attack

Bamako (AFP) – The Malian defence ministry on Thursday admitted six soldiers have been missing since a deadly jihadist attack in July on a military base in the heart of the country. The authorities did not however comment on a video distributed by the jihadist group Ansar Dine, showing a group of hostages. In a raid on a military base …

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