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It started raining and I had to take the corners really slowly, especially in the climb. The finishing climb to the course in Bergen meant the race favoured good climbers and Dumoulin was expected to face stiff competition from Froome and Rohan Dennis of Australia.
  • Gary Neville Takes Another Swipe At Alexis Sanchez And Mesut Ozil

    Gary Neville Takes Another Swipe At Alexis Sanchez And Mesut Ozil

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    The Italian was apoplectic with rage as David Luiz was dismissed in the closing stages for a foul on Sead Kolasinac right in front of the dugouts. And the Gunners could have taken all three points on another day, as Aaron Ramsey hit the post and Mustafi had a goal chalked off for offside. The Spaniard went off with an ankle injury at half-time.
  • Worker dismissed for expressing same-sex marriage views

    Worker dismissed for expressing same-sex marriage views

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    A woman has received death threats after she fired one of her employees for what she called "homophobic hate speech". "I didn't understand why, you know, I kind of did understand, because most people see my view as bigoted. "I also understand that people are born gay and with same-sex attraction and that is not their fault". Some still wanted her to get sued for discrimination, while others claimed that they were going to vote for Yes originally, but Sims inadvertently changed their mind.
  • Mourinho sends message to Carrick over Man Utd inactivity

    Mourinho sends message to Carrick over Man Utd inactivity

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    The United manager intends to rest players again if his side progresses past Nigel Clough's Burton but he insists that he is taking the competition seriously, seven months after beating Southampton 3-2 at Wembley in last year's final. "He is just in a team where, in this moment, Matic and Fellaini are in the best form that I've ever seen them". Carrick , Herrera and Romero are likely to get a chance on Wednesday as David De Gea , Antonio Valencia , Matic and Eric Bailly have been given ...
  • Karim Benzema agrees to new contract with Real Madrid

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    Benzema follows Isco and Dani Carvajal in committing his long-term future to the Liga and Champions League winners. The 29-year-old Frenchman's new deal runs until 2021. "For me, he's one of the best strikers in the world", said Zidane last month. His 181 Madrid goals at just under a goal every two games is the eighth best in the club's history and just one off club legend and six-time European Cup victor Paco Gento.
  • Poor weather in Kolkata to influence the Eden wicket, says curator

    Poor weather in Kolkata to influence the Eden wicket, says curator

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    The Australian team had an indoor session at the Eden Gardens - as rains put paid to the prospect of training on the turf of the hallowed venue - ahead of the second ODI here on Thursday. "Obviously it has been a disappointing start to the series the other day, but, you know, we have got another game tomorrow to try and turn things around", he added.
  • David Haye And Tony Bellew Set For Heavyweight Rematch

    David Haye And Tony Bellew Set For Heavyweight Rematch

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    Retracting his post-fight embrace with Haye a few weeks back seems to have been the beginning of the reignition of hatred between the pair, who look set to start the ball rolling on a new build-up to what should be another massive affair in Greenwich, London.