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Gift Ngoepe became the first African to play in the major leagues when he debuted for the Pirates against the Cubs The name of Gift Ngoepe was recorded in the annals of baseball history on Wednesday night when the 27-year-old debuted for the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the first player from Africa to feature in […]

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NGolo Kant beat Eden Hazard, Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Snchez to take PFA player of the year award, while Dele Alli won young player prize The Chelsea midfielder NGolo Kant has been voted the Professional Footballers Association player of the year for the 2016-17 season. The Frenchman is on course to […]

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Ilie Nastase, Romanias captain, was heard to say of Serena Williams baby, due in the autumn: Lets see what colour it has. Chocolate with milk? Ilie Nastase could face censure after apparently making a racist comment about Serena Williams pregnancy on the eve of Romanias Fed Cup play-off against Great Britain. At a press conference […]

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Andy Murray returns to action at Monte Carlo Masters admitting that the effort of reaching No1 last year may have contributed to his stop-start beginning to the 2017 season In the yin and yang of the sporting world, Andy Murray returns to action at the Monte Carlo Masters this week admitting that the effort of […]

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Antonio Conte has admitted that Spurs are now the best team in the Premier League and said Chelsea only have a 50% chance of winning title after their 2-0 loss to Manchester United Antonio Conte admitted that Tottenham Hotspur were now the best team in the Premier League and said Chelsea had only a 50-50 […]

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Didier Drogba, the former Chelsea striker, has joined Phoenix Rising, of the second tier of the American league system, as player and owner The former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has joined the United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. The 39-year-old has not played since leaving Major League Soccers Montreal Impact […]

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US challenge petered out before the turn and Sergio Garca saw off Justin Rose, his Ryder Cup team-mate, at the first extra hole in what also became a celebration of their great sportsmanship For a few brief moments on Sunday afternoon the 2017 Masters was alive with possibility. At the far end of the 1st […]

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(CNN)One’s got a gold medal and wants a green jacket, the other just wants a major title. Olympic champion Justin Rose and Spain’s Sergio Garcia surged to the front on an absorbing afternoon at Augusta to take a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler into the final round of the Masters Sunday. Follow @cnnsport England’s Rose […]

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The Englishman ended the third round of the Masters in a share of the lead with Sergio Garca as he looks to win his second major As Jordan Spieths Sunday playing partner, Justin Rose was afforded a closer look than anyone at a record-breaking procession towards Masters glory in 2015. Even as a fellow contender, […]

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