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The first games will take place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 September, with the group phase concluding with matchday six on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 December. CSKA Moscow knocked out Swiss side Young Boys and APOEL went through past Slavia Prague. The 32 teams are drawn into four pots and will be separated into eight four-team groups.
  • $600000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles

    $600000-plus Powerball lottery ticket sold in Los Angeles

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    The jackpot is the fifth highest jackpot in the game's 25-year history . The Powerball jackpot for Saturday's drawing has jumped to over a half-billion dollars. for $2 each. Purchasing the $1 Power Play option allows a victor to increase lower-tier prizes by a factor of 2, 3, 4 or 5, depending on the Power Play number drawn.
  • Mayweather, McGregor to wear lighter gloves

    Mayweather, McGregor to wear lighter gloves

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    But, based on the fact that we have two separate disciplines (boxing and MMA ) it's pretty much unprecedented and the fact we have two warriors that are willing to use eight ounce gloves, and in an effort to accommodate them because this is a bit of an anomaly because they are two separate disciplines.
  • Maria Sharapova lifts lid on feud with Serena Williams in new book

    Maria Sharapova lifts lid on feud with Serena Williams in new book

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    But in the triumph, Sharapova suffered the forearm injury that has sidelined her since, even after arriving in Cincinnati hopeful of playing as a wildcard in the final major tuneup before the US Open . After a 15-month long suspension for violating anti-doping regulations, Sharapova made her tour return in April at Stuttgart , reaching the semi-finals.
  • Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

    Premier League clubs to consider closing transfer window before season

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    Reports are indicating that there is a proposal on the table for the summer transfer window to be brought forward from next year onwards so that it closes before the Premier League season begins. They have done some inspired business late in summer windows in the Roman Abramovich era; Michael Essien, Ashley Cole, Juan Mata and Cesar Azpilicueta were all August signings, and David Luiz and Marcos Alonso arrived on deadline day last season.
  • Zinedine Zidane slams

    Zinedine Zidane slams "ludicrous" Cristiano Ronaldo red card

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    Cristiano Ronaldo had one hell of a three-minute stretch. Barring a sensational Barca comeback in Wednesday's second leg at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu, Real will pick up a seventh trophy in less than two years under the Frenchman. Zidane also warned the European champions against a Barcelona backlash at the Camp Nou on Sunday (kick off 2000GMT). That match, however, was more about paying homage to the victims of the plane crash that decimated Chapecoense past year than warming up for ...
  • Boston Red Sox vs

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    Nunez was picked up from the San Francisco Giants last week and is batting .481 with 10 RBIs in six games with his new team, helping Boston to open a two-game lead over the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East. James Shields will start game three and is 2-3 with a 6.19 ERA and 44 strikeouts this season. The Boston Red Sox will look to add to their current four game winning streak following their win in game three.
  • Scary outfield collision injures a pair of White Sox players

    Scary outfield collision injures a pair of White Sox players

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    It looked as if it were a serious injury, and the trainers carted him off the field. "At the end of the day we won the game and Willy is doing alright and Moncada is doing fine". Davidson, who capped the team's six-run comeback with a two-out, game-winning single in the ninth inning, only saw the aftermath when the replay showed on the scoreboard in center.
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    UFC 214: Cormier vs

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    Cormier did come short on that fateful January night in 2015, but he always knew he would meet Jones again. Needless to say, he's probably looking for a big pay day.And given Brock one of the hottest attractions in MMA and still arguably one of the top 5 MMA heavyweights in the world, Lesnar vs Jones would be a massive money-maker for UFC.
  • Guardiola admits Iheanacho may not leave Manchester City

    Guardiola admits Iheanacho may not leave Manchester City

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    We will see. If it doesn't happen, he will be part of the group". "When I was at Bayern Munich we played Benfica in the Champions League and Ederson was there". Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted his team are a bit behind City in their preparations but revealed that the club is working on bringing in fresh blood.
  • Two dead in stampede at South African football match

    Two dead in stampede at South African football match

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    Thousands of supporters gathered at the stadium for the Carling Cup clash between Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs when the incident occurred. Two people die in Soweto derby stampede at FNB Stadium. Local journalists posted images of the scene on Twitter. "The South African Police Services and Stadium Management South Africa are working together to investigate this matter".