Real Madrid flop, Jovic set for move to Italy

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 ,MADRID – Real Madrid are on the verge of solving the problem of what to do with Serbian striker Luka Jovic after three disappointing seasons with the club.,According to the Spanish and Italian press, Real Madrid have reached an agreement with the Italian outfit, Fiorentina for the 24-year-old to join on a free transfer, with …

Heat on Leclerc to deliver Ferrari hat-trick in France

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 ,LE CASTELLET, France-Charles Leclerc will seek to complete Ferrari’s first hat-trick since 2019 by fending off world champion Max Verstappen and a likely threat from reinvigorated Lewis Hamilton at this weekend’s French Grand Prix.,The 24-year-old Leclerc, who battled to victory in Austria last time out after teammate Carlos Sainz triumphed in Britain, is likely to …

Team China’s ills laid bare in early Asian Cup exit

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 ,Despite severe health issues caused by COVID-19, Team China’s early exit from the FIBA Asia Cup still comes as a major blow for Chinese hoops fans, with the domestic league stars’ lackluster performances deepening concerns about stagnant talent development.,With most of the squad’s players struggling to recover from COVID-19 infections, Team China was outgunned and …

Dos Santos, Wightman wow worlds as champions stunned

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Underdogs spring surprises while Kerley’s sprint double bid ends,EUGENE, Oregon-Alison Dos Santos ended Karsten Warholm’s reign as hurdles king at the World Athletics Championships on Tuesday while Britain’s Jake Wightman won his country’s first 1,500m gold in 39 years on a day of upsets.,Warholm may have been behind one of the most iconic moments in …

Fantastic Feng upstages favorites

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Veteran claims shock discus gold as Team China springs another surprise at worlds, ,Team China sprang another surprise at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene, Oregon, on Wednesday as Feng Bin stunned the field-and herself-to claim gold in the women’s discus throw.,The 28-year-old locked down victory with her first attempt-a huge personal-best effort of 69.12 meters …

Dortmund in gloomy mood after Haller diagnosed with testicular tumour

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BERLIN — The mood in Borussia Dortmund’s pre-season training camp in Switzerland couldn’t be more worried.,Only hours after a new arrival, forward Sebastien Haller had been diagnosed a testicular tumour, with the striker leaving for further surgery in Germany, scheduled training sessions took place in a gloomy mood.,In an official statement, the Black and Yellows …

China beats Hong Kong, China in East Asian Football Championship men’s tournament

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TOKYO — China concluded the East Asian Football Federation (EAFF) E-1 Football Championship men’s tournament with a 1-0 win over Hong Kong, China on Wednesday, while Japan dominated South Korea 3-0 to win the title.,China and Hong Kong, China failed to pick up a victory from the previous two rounds, as China collected one point …

Wu Lei reportedly set to leave La Liga

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 ,Wu Lei is reportedly in negotiations to secure a move back to China from La Liga club Espanyol.,As the only Team China international currently plying his trade in a major European league, the unconfirmed news sparked heated discussion online among fans.,Spanish sports publication AS on Wednesday reported that Wu and Espanyol are negotiating his return …

Chinese team claims Clipper 2019-20 Race title

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Team Qingdao, named after the Chinese sailing city, claimed the Clipper 2019-20 Race title and was greeted by large crowds in London on Saturday.

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

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BOSTON — Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major US sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88.,His family posted the news …