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Bicycle race in Malé after 15 years
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Bike Maldives has held the first bicycle race in Malé City in recent history. Although numerous bicycle races were held during the time of the late Zahir Naseer, the father of Maldivian sports to many, the race today is the first of it’s kind in 15 years. While 72 competitors joined
Man United beats Ajax 2-0, wins Europa League
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STOCKHOLM (AP) — Manchester United gave its grieving home city a moment to cheer by winning the Europa League on Wednesday, beating Ajax 2-0 in the final thanks to goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening
Real Madrid wins its 1st Spanish title since 2012
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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid won the Spanish league for the first time in five years on Sunday, avoiding its worst title drought since the 1980s and keeping Barcelona from its third straight championship. Zinedine Zidane's team secured its 33rd league title with a 2-0 win at Malaga with goals by
Monaco wins 1st French league title in 17 years
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PARIS (AP) — On the night Monaco clinched its first French league title for 17 years, it was fitting that rising star Kylian Mbappe scored a superb goal. The teenager, who has taken just six months to become one of Europe's most sought-after players, scored the opener in a 2-0 win over
Romero stars for Man United in 0-0 draw at Southampton
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Sergio Romero showed Manchester United will be in safe hands in the Europa League final by saving an early penalty and producing many other great stops in a 0-0 draw at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday. Filling in for the rested David de Gea, the
Madrid a draw away from Spanish title after win over Celta
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MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has taken Real Madrid to the verge of its first Spanish league title in five years. Ronaldo scored early in each half as Madrid defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 4-1 on Wednesday to retake the league lead from Barcelona and move within a point of winning the
Arsenal keeps Champions League qualification hopes alive
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LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez kept Arsenal's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League alive heading to the final day of the English Premier League after scoring twice to beat Sunderland 2-0 on Tuesday. Arsenal remained fifth in the standings, a point behind Liverpool and three adrift of
Man City beats West Brom, virtually seals top-4 place in EPL
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Pablo Zabaleta got a rousing send-off. Yaya Toure scored perhaps a farewell goal. Their team swept to a convincing win to virtually guarantee Champions League qualification. It was a night that couldn't get much better for Manchester City. They beat West Bromwich
A scoring return for Chelsea as John Terry mulls retirement
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LONDON (AP) — Scrambling in his first Chelsea goal in 485 days. Blundering to gift an equalizer less than two minutes later. If this is how John Terry's 22-year association with Chelsea ends, it was a memorable sign-off against Watford on Monday. Not perfection, but that wouldn't be in
Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title
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MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal continued his impressive form heading into the French Open, winning his third straight title on clay Sunday with a 7-6 (8), 6-4 victory over Dominic Thiem in the Madrid Open final. Nadal withstood a tough challenge from the ninth-ranked Thiem, converting on his
Barcelona, Madrid win as title race goes to final round
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MADRID (AP) — Barcelona and Real Madrid won their matches Sunday with the Spanish league title race now guaranteed to go to the final round. Neymar scored a hat trick for Barcelona in a comfortable 4-1 win at Las Palmas, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored a pair of goals for Madrid in a 4-1 home
Spurs beats Man United in stadium finale to secure 2nd spot
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LONDON (AP) — Tottenham signed out of White Hart Lane, and Hull left the Premier League. Sunday's results meant there's only Champions League qualification at stake entering the final week of the season. Tottenham locked down second place by beating Manchester United 2-1 in its final game
Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester had a late penalty ruled out in bizarre circumstances as Manchester City held on for a 2-1 win on Saturday to move into third place in the English Premier League and close in on Champions League qualification. Riyad Mahrez was adjudged to have kicked the
Arsenal, Man City pile on pressure in race for top 4 in EPL
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The swagger has returned to their play. The wins and the goals are piling up. Arsene Wenger, a target of abuse for much of the season, was even greeted with rapturous applause as he walked toward the fans. Things are looking up for Arsenal as the team makes its
Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League
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WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has had the golden touch in his first season in the English Premier League, all the way through to the title-clinching game. With Chelsea scoreless at West Bromwich Albion on Friday and looking like squandering the first of three