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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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Bale & Benzema could miss Super Cup along with Ronaldo

Cristiano is still injured and returns to Madrid on August 10, but his two fellow forwards may not be available either for the European clash against Sevilla in Trondheim  Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane may have to do without all three of his first-choice forwards for the UEFA Super Cup clash against Sevilla in Norway next week. Cristiano Ronaldo will …

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Ghana Premier League: League winners to receive cash prize of $30,000

The Ghana Premier League winners for the 2015-16 will get an unprecedented cash prize of $30,000. The Ghana Football Association on Thursday at its secretariat unveiled the trophy that will be presented to the champions of the ongoing league. As part of the unveiling, the GFA announced that the champions of the league will take home a whopping amount of …

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Rio Olympics: 1.2m tickets to see Bolt still on sale

Tickets to see Usain Bolt’s likely bid for glory in the Olympic 100-metres final are among more than one million which remain unsold for the Rio de Janeiro Games, a spokesman said.With two days to go to Friday’s opening ceremony, tickets are still up for grabs for both the 100m and 200m finals, where Jamaican superstar Bolt will try to …

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ICC: Barcelona beat leicester 4 -2 in stockholm

Barcelona made it two wins in two matches in the 2016 International Champions Cup with a 4-2 victory over Premier League champions Leicester City on Wednesday evening at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. Munir bagged a first half brace, while Luis Suarez and youngster Rafa Mujica added goals for Luis Enrique’s men who appear to be rounding into form as pre-season …

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Manchester City seal Gabriel Jesus deal

In an attempt to bolster their squad for the future, Manchester City have reached an agreement with Palmeiras to sign Gabriel Jesus through the 2020/21 campaign. The Citizens beat out other top European teams such as Barcelona and Real Madrid in their quest to land one of the most highly-touted attacking prospects in the market, with the 19-year-old receiving ‘Best …

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Roberto Martinez appointed Belgium coach

Former Everton, Wigan and Swansea manager Roberto Martinez has been appointed the new head coach of Belgium.Spaniard Martinez, 43, was sacked by the Toffees in May after three years in charge at Goodison Park.Marc Wilmots left as Belgium manager last month, two weeks after the Euro 2016 quarter-final defeat by Wales.The vacancy was advertised online by the Belgian Football Association.It …

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WWE Legend ‘Superstar’ Billy Graham Hospitalized For Internal Bleeding

WWE Hall of Famer “Superstar” Billy Graham has been hospitalized after doctors say he was bleeding internally … but he’s now in stable condition. The 73-year-old legend —  who famously trained as a bodybuilder with Arnold Schwarzenegger — was taken to the hospital late Tuesday night. Billy’s son, Joseph Miluso, told ProWrestlingSheet the bleeding is now under control and his …

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CAF U-17 AFCON: Nigeria rocked with overage scandal

A staggering 26 members of the Golden Eaglets squad preparing for Saturday’s U-17 African Nations Cup (AFCON) qualifier against Niger failed the mandatory MRI screening conducted last week, team officials have said.The MRI screening, conducted at the instance of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), was carried out on 60 players in the Eaglets’ camp.A top team official told africanFootball.com …

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