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Englishmen look for series win as allrounder Stokes returns

England head into the third Test against India at Trent Bridge on Saturday a commanding 2-0 up having overpowered the tourists by an innings and 159 runs at Lord’s only last week with Ben Stokes set to returns for hosts.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Aug 18 2018

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Controversial Gundogan wants to keep playing for Germany

Ilkay Gundogan has said he wants to keep playing for Germany and not follow Mesut Ozil into retirement, despite the furore over their controversial pre-World Cup meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Aug 18 2018

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Allegri still trying to fit the pieces together

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says he is still trying to fit all the new pieces together following a close season spending spree which included the signing of five-time world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo.

REUTERS, Aug 18 2018

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Sarri seeks early Chelsea boost

Chelsea and Arsenal’s new regimes under Maurizio Sarri and Unai Emery got off to contrasting Premier League starts, but Saturday’s clash between the two will provide a truer test of where the London rivals stand.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Aug 18 2018

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Rangers Earn playoff berth

Manager Steven Gerrard said Rangers had knocked a quality side out of the Europa League on Thursday after the Scottish club drew 0-0 in Slovenia to beat Maribor 3-1 on aggregate.

REUTERS, Aug 18 2018

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Snedeker set to keep attacking after rare 59

Brandt Snedeker shot 11-under 59 in the first round at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday, before vowing to keep attacking at an event with a recent history of very low winning scores.

REUTERS, Aug 18 2018

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Sassuolo secure signing of Barca’s Marlon as transfer deadline looms in Italy

Barcelona and Brazil defender Marlon Santos completed a move to Serie A side Sassuolo on Thursday on the eve of the closure of the transfer window in Italy.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Aug 18 2018

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Malla appointed Citizens Bank brand ambassador

Citizens Bank on Friday appointed national cricket team vice-captain Gyanendra Malla as its brand ambassador.

Post Report, Aug 18 2018

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Halep battles to victory as Stephens crashes out

Top seed Simona Halep returned to sew up victory over Ajla Tomljanovic on Thursday after their second round match at the Cincinnati Masters had been suspended the previous day due to rain, while reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens was knocked out in the third round by Elise Mertens.

REUTERS, Aug 18 2018

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