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Is Mayweather vs. McGregor worth $100 on PPV?

  Many boxing fans are hoping that Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) doesn’t wind up facing MMA fighter Conor McGregor (0-0) this year or ever in a boxing match due to the fight potentially hurting the sport because of it being such a gross mismatch. Mayweather’s Tweet today in …

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Lewis Hamilton wins epic Monaco Grand Prix over Daniel Ricciardo

Lewis Hamilton took a superb victory in a close battle with Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo in a thrilling Monaco Grand Prix to re-ignite his title campaign. Hamilton’s first win this year cut his deficit to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg, who finished seventh, to 24 points. The world champion benefited from …

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Djokovic plans to play in Rio

More than 100 leading scientists signed an open letter to the World Health Organisation, saying it was unethical for the Olympics to go ahead in Rio amid the outbreak of the disease. The WHO is continuing to advise that Zika, which is linked to thousands of babies born with birth …

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Adebayo Akinfenwa to leave Wimbledon

Sky Sports News HQ understands Adebayo Akinfenwa will be released by AFC Wimbledon after Monday’s League Two play-off final, regardless of the result. The 34-year old, who is out of contract this summer, will not be offered a new deal by the club, although he is expected to play on …

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Real Madrid Wins Champions League in Penalty Shootout

Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid. For the second time in three finals, the biggest game in club soccer ended with Ronaldo sealing victory, then ripping off his …

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Diarra ordered to pay 10m euros fine to Lokomotiv Moscow

France midfielder Lassana Diarra has been ordered to pay a fine of 10m euros (£7.6m) to his former club Lokomotiv Moscow. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the 31-year-old had breached his contract when leaving the Russian club in 2014. Diarra, now with Marseille, left Lokomotiv after having …

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ROSBERG WANTS ‘A FEW MORE YEARS’ AT MERCEDES

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has now played down swirling speculation that he might leave Mercedes at the end of the season. An Italian newspaper recently suggested talks with Ferrari have begun, with Germany’s Sport Bild now claiming the 30-year-old is moving to push his retainer much closer to the many …

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Who should Jose Mourinho sign for Manchester United?

  Zlatan Ibrahimovic? Karim Benzema? John Stones? As Jose Mourinho closes in on the manager’s job, there have been a whole host of players linked with a move to Manchester United by the British press.   But who would you sign if you were in Mourinho’s position? Below we’ve collated …

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Burns wants Adrien Broner fight after Di Rocco

If former two division world champion Ricky Burns (39-5-1, 13 KOs) can beat #1 WBA Michele Di Rocco (40-1-1, 18 KOs) this Saturday night for the vacant WBA 140lb title, he’d like to face former four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner in a fight that would likely see Burns …

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