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Mountain Bikes For Sale Bacolod Negros Island Philippines

Mountain Bikes For Sale Bacolod Negros Island Philippines: Riding mountain bikes will require good knowledge. After you purchase your mountain bike and before you begin your local or long-distance bike ride it is advisable to tune up your bike and make sure all the bicycle parts are functioning properly and are in good working order.  […]

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Spurs hold talks with former Inter boss Conte: reports

London (AFP) – Tottenham have held talks with former Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as they look for a permanent successor to Jose Mourinho, according to reports on Wednesday. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has been searching for a new boss since sacking Mourinho in April. Ryan Mason was put in caretaker charge until the end […]

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Carlo Ancelotti named new Real Madrid coach

Madrid (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti will return to Real Madrid as coach for the next three seasons, the Spanish club said Tuesday following last week’s resignation of Zinedine Zidane. The 61-year-old Italian, who won the Champions League for Real Madrid during his first spell at the club between 2013 and 2015, will sign his new […]

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Copa America taken from Argentina due to Covid, moved to Brazil

Asuncion (AFP) – South America’s largest football tournament, the Copa America, was moved Monday to Brazil, bracing for a third coronavirus wave, after Argentina was stripped of hosting duties due to its own pandemic surge. Argentina was to have co-hosted the June 13-July 10 football spectacle with Colombia, which was itself disqualified by football federation […]

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Mandzukic exits AC Milan after six months

Milan (AFP) – Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic confirmed Monday he was leaving AC Milan at the end of his six-month contract. The 35-year-old former Juventus and Bayern Munich player joined the club last January as cover for Zlatan Ibrahimovic but made just 11 appearances because of muscular problems and scored no goals. “It was a […]

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Former winner Nibali to have scan after Giro fall

Gorizia (Italy) (AFP) – Two-time Giro d’Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali will undergo a scan after taking a knock to his ribs in a fall in Sunday’s 15th stage, his Trek-Segafredo team announced. The 36-year-old, who won the race in 2013 and three days later, crashed after braking suddenly to avoid a bike. The Italian got […]

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Kruse fires Union into Europa Conference play-offs… after rubbishing it

Berlin (AFP) – Union Berlin striker Max Kruse stands by his criticism of the Europa Conference League, even after his winning goal on Saturday qualified his Bundesliga side for the play-offs of next season’s new club competition. Kruse headed a last-gasp goal to seal a 2-1 win at home to Bundesliga runners-up RB Leipzig on […]

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Infantino wants overhaul of FIFA calendar

Lausanne (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Friday called for an overhaul of the international football calendar beyond 2024, insisting on a requirement to start with a “blank sheet of paper”. “Let me be very clear: the starting point is not ‘the calendar is full and so nothing changes’,” he told the 71st FIFA […]

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Maradona’s medical team face manslaughter probe over star’s death: source

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Seven people have been placed under formal investigation for manslaughter in Argentina over the death last year of footballing legend Diego Maradona, AFP has learned from a judicial source. The accused — who include Maradona’s neurosurgeon Leopoldo Luque, psychiatrist Agustina Cosachov and psychologist Carlos Diaz — potentially face between eight and […]

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Joel Glazer to join Man Utd fans’ forum for first time

London (AFP) – Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer said he is hoping for a “new era of positive dialogue” with supporters after agreeing to attend his first fans’ forum. The Glazer family have been deeply unpopular since their leveraged takeover of the Red Devils in 2005. Anger towards the Americans was reignited last month by […]