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I'm not one bit anxious about the occasion getting to him. His footwork is so much better - he is gliding on his feet, he has got faster hands. England's visit comes as the respective promoters of Parker and Joshua, Duco Events and Matchroom, announced a television rights deal in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Canada.
  • Shattered Wenger calls for unity after Man City thump Arsenal

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    It always looked overhit, and he could easily have abandoned a fruitless chase, but City's record... But that one supporter in a blanket stayed loyal and didn't let the cold stop him. "But he has to decide, not me". I knew that the first half could have been hard for us because we came out of Sunday's game with a low confidence level.
  • Does Manchester United really regret Alexis Sanchez swap from Arsenal?

    Does Manchester United really regret Alexis Sanchez swap from Arsenal?

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    That's according to Spanish publication El Pais who have suggested that United executives believe they errored by moving to sign Sanchez in January and the deal may have been done to satisfy Jose Mourinho. 'Obviously it was a big win at the weekend, I think that more or less secured that top-four space, ' the Wales legend said. 'They're looking good.
  • Samir Nasri handed six-month ban for violating anti-doping rules

    Samir Nasri handed six-month ban for violating anti-doping rules

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    The method is on the World Anti-doping Agency's (WADA) prohibited list. Nasri allegedly had consumed 500 millilitres of hydration by means of clean water containing micronutrient parts and a private medicinal organization called Drip Doctors gave the treatment in Nasri's lodging room while he was on Sevilla in 2016.
  • USGA changes playoff format for US Open, its other Opens

    USGA changes playoff format for US Open, its other Opens

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    If multiple players are tied after 72 holes, the U.S. Open calls for a full 18 holes be played the next day but that has now changed. "We know how important it is to everyone in the golf world to see play conclude on the Sunday of a major championship, and to award the trophy to the champion", Davis said in a statement.
  • Deontay Wilder Ready For Challenges Of Luis Ortiz

    Deontay Wilder Ready For Challenges Of Luis Ortiz

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    IBF and WBA champion Joshua takes on WBO champ Parker in Cardiff on April 1 (NZT). "Joshua has been letting him do it because if Joshua really wanted this fight he knows how to make it happen. Ortiz nearly lost this opportunity after testing positive for a banned substance that canceled the original date of this fight 4 months prior. When he signed to meet Ortiz past year I predicted the bout wouldn't be realized and it wasn't, and now all of a sudden it's a go? "We're ready on this side ...
  • Australia starting XI unchanged for 1st SA Test

    Australia starting XI unchanged for 1st SA Test

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    Steve Smith began his career resurgence on that same tour, where he scored 269 runs in five innings at 67.25 with one hundred and one fifty. From the moment a skinny 21-year-old was given a foul "welcome" on Test debut at Newlands, through to walking out to bat with a broken hand at the SCG before eventually bidding farewell nearly prematurely 12 years later at the same place where it all began, Smith never gave the Aussies one inch.
  • How Vikings '$64000' QB question could affect the Jets

    How Vikings '$64000' QB question could affect the Jets

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    If future Hall of Famer Drew Brees leaves the Saints this off-season it would probably be considered one of the more shocking free-agent moves in National Football League history. According to Tom Pelissero of The NFL Network , head coach Mike Zimmer stated on Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine that Cook should be in line to participate in OTAs later on this offseason.
  • Deporting offending New Zealanders 'fair and just', Turnbull says

    Deporting offending New Zealanders 'fair and just', Turnbull says

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    Foreigners who have served more than 12 months in Australian jails have been steadily rounded up for deportation. "It is in the hands of the Australian government to determine how they manage that element of policy", she said. Ms Ardern said NZ's firm stance against nuclear proliferation had "become part of our identity as a nation". On New Zealand's ongoing offer to accept 150 refugees from Nauru or Manus Island, Mr Turnbull said the government will consider "other options" for refugee ...
  • Jon Gruden is 'envious of the Patriots'

    Jon Gruden is 'envious of the Patriots'

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    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jon Gruden is back from the broadcast booth and the highest-paid coach in National Football League history. Gruden made perhaps his strongest comment yet about Lynch's status for next season. "I hope he's listening today", Gruden said. Gruden , who is known as an offensive mind, should be able to bring out the best in Derek Carr , Crabtree, and Amari Cooper .
  • Cyborg heavy betting favourite on UFC 222 odds for Saturday

    Cyborg heavy betting favourite on UFC 222 odds for Saturday

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    It was one of the highlights of the open workouts, which preceded Cyborg's scheduled title defense against Yana Kunitskaya (10-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in Saturday's UFC 222 headliner. Now two months later, Kunitskaya is the one preparing to face Cyborg with Holm as the training partner, and the elite coaching staff at the world-class facility has 25 minutes of practical experience to draw from heading into Saturday night's main event.
  • Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut

    Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut

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    Being in a completely different discipline, Rousey has to start from the ground up and she knows that. Despite the PPV fallout and the announcement in advance that both Ronda Rousey and Brock Lesnar would be on Raw , ShowBuzz Daily reports this week's WWE Raw viewership is down from last week, averaging 3.180 million viewers.