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Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Rank In Top 10 Of Forbes' Global Celebrity 100

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two of the world's most successful athletes, but according to Forbes, they also rank among the top 10 of the world's highest-paid celebrities.

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Total Russia Rio Ban Unlikely, Suggests IOC Head Bach

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Athletes from one sport should not be punished for the sins of those from another, the IOC president said on Wednesday, cooling speculation that Russia could be banned from the Olympics altogether for systematic doping.

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Cavendish aims for his 4th victory in this year's Tour

a rider passes a map of the 2016 race itinerary after signing the start list prior to the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 162.5 kilometers (100.7 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Montpellier, France, Wednesday, July 13, 2016. AP PhotoMONTPELLIER, France: Mark Cavendish is aiming for his fourth victory in this year's Tour de France as the mostly flat Stage 11 gets underway.

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You’ve Let Golf Down, Men Accused In Battle Of Sexes

Ivan Khodabakhsh: ‘The opportunity to do something for the broader good of the game is in their hands and they seem to be taking a very myopic approach.’ — Picture courtesy of ladieseuropeantour.comLONDON: Ladies European Tour chief executive Ivan Khodabakhsh has hit out at the world’s leading men golfers for taking a “myopic approach” and withdrawing from the Rio Olympics, adding that they have let down the rest of the sport.

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China Gets Its Richest Man To Back ‘Best Football Competition In Asia’

Wang Jianlin at the news conference in Beijing. — Reuters picBEIJING: China, backed by its richest man, has struck a deal with Fifa to host the first China Cup from next year, a competition that will pit its national side against three international “first-class” teams — and hopefully pave the way to football glory.

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Police Detain Four Negeri Sembilan Football Fans For Assault

According to police, the victim was kicked in the back, left shoulder, face and waist. KUANTAN: Police detained four Negeri Sembilan supporters for allegedly assaulting a Felda United supporter after the 2016 Malaysia Cup opening match between the two teams at the Tun Abdul Razak Stadium, Jengka, near Maran, last night.

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Manchester United Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic To Make Old Trafford Debut In Wayne Rooney’s Testimonial

Manchester United signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to make his Old Trafford debut in Wayne Rooney’s testimonial on August 3.

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Rooney Looking Forward To Mourinho Era

Football Soccer - Euro 2016 - England News Conference, Les Fontaines, Chantilly, France - 23/06/2016 England's Wayne Rooney attends a news conference REUTERS/LEE SMITH

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney admits the arrival of Jose Mourinho has given him added motivation for the season ahead.

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Willian Signs New Four-Year Contract At Chelsea

 Britain Soccer Football - Chelsea v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 15/5/16Chelsea's Willian with fans during a lap of honour after the gameReuters / Eddie KeoghLivepicEDITORIAL USE ONLY Britain Soccer Football - Chelsea v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Stamford Bridge - 15/5/16Chelsea's Willian with fans during a lap of honour after the gameReuters / Eddie KeoghLivepicEDITORIAL USE ONLY

Brazilian playmaker Willian has agreed a new four-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.

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Aidil Zafuan, Safiq Announce Decision To Quit National Team

Aidil Zafuan (pic) in a statement uploaded on Johor Southern Tigers' official Facebook said his decision was to allow younger players to play a more prominent role in the National team. JOHOR BAHARU: International Aidil Zafuan Abdul Radzak today said he has decided to retire from the National team.

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