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England’s Football Association (FA) has asked Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to explain comments he made in the build-up to last weekend’s 2-1 derby defeat by Manchester City.
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British No 2 Aljaz Bedene said on Friday he intends to represent his native Slovenia so he can compete in the Davis Cup and the Olympics.
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Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach Unai Emery’s Paris apartment was burgled on Wednesday evening as his side won a Cup tie away at Strasbourg.
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French football’s top division Ligue 1 is set for video assistant referees (VAR) next season after several club chiefs revealed that they had agreed in principle to adopt the technology.
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Roger Federer has been voted BBC overseas sports personality of the year for a record fourth time after an astonishing season during which he picked up two more Grand Slam titles.
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South African businessman Christo Wiese has resigned as chairman of retail giant Steinhoff following an accounting scandal that has engulfed the firm, the company said Friday.
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Mexico’s central bank Thursday raised its key rate by 25 basis points to 7.25 percent, faced with a rebound in consumer prices in November in the third-largest economy in Latin America.
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Swedish clothing giant Hennes & Mauritz on Friday said sales fell below expectations in the fourth quarter and it would close more stores as customers increasingly prefer to shop online.
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