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Barca lift Spanish Super Cup


Barcelona lifted the Spanish ­Super Cup for a record-extending 13th time by coming from behind to beat Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday thanks to a stunning strike from France winger Ousmane Dembele and a penalty save in stoppage time from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.

Leicester's Vardy, Maguire likely to miss United clash

Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy and defender Harry Maguire are likely to miss the club's Premier League opener against Manchester United on August 10, manager Claude Puel has said.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 22:43:40

Lyle sends emotional message to fans

Cancer-stricken Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle thanked friends and fans in an emotional message Thursday after deciding to halt his treatment for leukemia, saying he was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 22:38:41

Legend Lin Dan dumped out of Worlds

Badminton legend Lin Dan's bid for a sixth world title met a sorry end as the man widely regarded as the best player of all time was well beaten by Chinese compatriot Shi Yuqi in the last 16.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 22:38:41

Murray outfights Edmund

Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray collected the biggest victory of his injury comeback on Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Washington Open while defending champion Alexander Zverev booked a matchup with his older brother.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 22:33:41

Pato's stunning free kick earns praise from David Beckham

Brazil's Alexandre Pato scored a goal of the season contender in the Chinese Super League with a stunning free kick, earning begrudging praise from set-piece master David Beckham.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/2 22:28:43

England keen to keep manager Gareth Southgate beyond Euro 2020

England's Football Association (FA) wants Gareth Southgate to stay on as manager beyond Euro 2020 but knows it cannot compete on wages if a Premier League club makes an approach.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/2 22:28:43

Higuain undergoes medical

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has arrived in Turin for a medical ahead of a return to Juventus from AC Milan while Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain is set to move in the opposite direction, the Serie A clubs said Thursday.
Source: Reuters | 2018/8/2 22:28:42

Salmon alert

Guangzhou Evergrande striker Ricardo Goulart jumps over Tianjin Teda midfielder Guo Hao for a header during their Chinese Super League match on Thursday in Tianjin. Evergrande won 3-0.
Source: IC | 2018/8/2 22:28:40

Axelsen, Okuhara keep badminton world title defenses on track in Nanjing

Viktor Axelsen and Nozomi Okuhara stormed into the third round to stay on course for back-to-back men's and ­women's titles at the badminton world championships on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/1 21:28:41

Korean Son released for Asian Games

Son Heung-min will miss South Korea's first two matches at the Asian Cup in January ­under a compromise agreed with Tottenham Hotspur to release him for this month's Asian Games, the Korea Football Association (KFA) said Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2018/8/1 21:28:41