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Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti shocked by state of dressing rooms at stadium

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti says he is “shocked” by the state of the dressing rooms following renovation work at the Stadio San Paolo. The Serie A side played their first two games of the season away from home while the work was being completed. Napoli host Sampdoria on Saturday, before the visit of Liverpool on […]

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Hsieh Su-wei into Japan Women’s Open quarterfinals

Defending champion Hsieh Su-wei was just a game from defeat three times as she rallied to fend off Priscilla Hon 1-6, 7-6 (2), 7-5 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Women’s Open. Hon served for the match twice in the second set and once in the third, but the 33-year-old Hsieh […]

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Tracey Neville: Former England netball head coach is pregnant

Former England netball head coach Tracey Neville has revealed she is pregnant three months after announcing she would step down to start a family. The 42-year-old, who led the Roses to third place in this summer’s Netball World Cup in Liverpool, left her role after the tournament. “Nothing and nobody can prepare you for this […]

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Road World Championships: Former world champion Lizzie Deignan to race for Britain

Lizzie Deignan has been named in the British women’s elite team for the UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire. Former world champion Deignan, 30, and national champion Alice Barnes will compete in the 150km road race, starting in Bradford on 28 September. Deignan’s Women’s Tour success in June was her first title since giving birth […]

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Tyson Fury v Otto Wallin: British heavyweight vows not to underestimate Las Vegas opponent

Tyson Fury vowed not to underestimate heavy underdog Otto Wallin at a colourful Las Vegas news conference where the British heavyweight claimed he could understand Spanish. Fury, 31, takes on Wallin on Saturday night, filling the coveted Sin City fight night held annually on Mexican Independence Day weekend. Wallin, 28, has 20 wins from 20 […]

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Dallas Keuchel calls out Phillies’ front office

Braves starter Dallas Keuchel turned in another gem on Wednesday night against the Phillies, allowing a lone run on three hits and three walks with eight strikeouts over six innings. The Braves went on to win 3-1, taking their second of three possible victories in the four-game set. Keuchel now has a 0.97 ERA across […]

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USA bounced from World Cup, what went wrong?

Despite the fact that some America’s top players chose to sit out this World Cup — Anthony Davis, James Harden, Damian Lillard — and so did the next tier of guys (Bradley Beal, Kevin Love, etc.), this was still a talented USA Basketball roster that was the tournament favorite. Then they got bounced by the […]