Sports Digest

Monaco raid Barca for Mboula

French champions Monaco plucked promising teenage winger Jordi Mboula from Barcelona on a five-year deal on Wednesday, the Ligue 1 club announced.

AFP, Jun 23 2017

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Appleton to join Leicester City coaching staffs

Oxford United manager Michael Appleton has left the club to become Craig Shakespeare’s assistant at Leicester City on a three-year contract.

Reuters, Jun 22 2017

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Boca Jrs claim Argentine title

Boca Juniors lifted their 32nd Argentine title on Tuesday after closest challengers Banfield lost 1-0 at San Lorenzo to remain five points behind with only one game of the season left.

Reuters, Jun 22 2017

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Baldock extends Brighton stay

Brighton and Hove Albion forward Sam Baldock has signed a new three-year deal that will keep him at the Premier League club until the end of the 2019-20 season, the club announced on Tuesday.

Reuters, Jun 22 2017

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Banned Valcke gets appeal date

Former Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke will have his appeal over his 10-year ban from football heard by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on October 11.

AFP, Jun 22 2017

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Rangers appoint City’s Allen

Rangers have appointed Manchester City academy director Mark Allen as their director of football, the Scottish Premiership side announced on Tuesday.

Reuters, Jun 22 2017

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Spikers Mali, Rai felicitated

National volleyball spiker Pratibha Mali and New Diamond Academy coach Kumar Rai were honoured with Sher Bahadur Khadka Memorial Sports Award on Wednesday.

Post Report, Jun 22 2017

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Tigers, Triton reach quarters

Chitwan Tigers, Triton International College, Neplo Mart and Kaustuv College entered the quarter-finals of the AEC Super Cup Knockout Indoor cricket tournament on Wednesday.

Post Report, Jun 22 2017

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Shakya named U-23 coach

Raju Kaji Shakya was on Wednesday named the coach of national U-23 team that is set to compete in the AFC U-23 Qualifiers in the UAE on July 19-23.

Post Report, Jun 22 2017

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Wolfsburg sign Belgian forward

Wolfsburg have signed Belgian forward Nany Landry Dimata from KV Oostende. The Bundesliga club saod the 19-year-old Dimata is getting a five-year deal.

- AP, Jun 21 2017

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Wilson forfeits record win

Ajee Wilson forfeited her American indoor record 800-meter victory at the Millrose Games but will not face a suspension after testing positive for a banned substance,

AFP, Jun 21 2017

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