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The final piece was where to put two new tournaments between the U.S. Open and British Open. The PGA agreed to a 7-year contract to have the TPC Twin Cities in Blaine host the 3M Open. The discrepancy in the men's and women's pay was obvious in Sunday's results: The PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic had a total purse of $7.3 million, with $1.31 million awarded to the victor, Kevin Na; the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic had a total purse of $2 million, with $300,000 awarded to the champion, Kim ...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus from Real Madrid

    Cristiano Ronaldo joins Juventus from Real Madrid

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    When Real Madrid bought Ronaldo from Manchester United for £80 million in 2009, they set what was then a world-record transfer fee . During his time in Madrid , the five-time Ballon d'Or recipient broke a host of records while donning the famous white strip of Los Blancos , including becoming the club's all-time top goalscorer, breaking Raul's previous record three years ago.
  • Croatia beats Russia on penalties to advance to semis

    Croatia beats Russia on penalties to advance to semis

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    I told him we were disappointed. "We expect a very hard and tough, tight, demanding match, every match at this World Cup is like that", Modric said at a post-match press conference, broadcast via FIFATV. Croatia's win sees them emulate their 1998 side by reaching the World Cup's last four, and on Wednesday will face England at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium for a place in the final.
  • Hero doctor who helped rescue Thai boys from cave suffers tragedy

    Hero doctor who helped rescue Thai boys from cave suffers tragedy

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    Just after 10 pm on Tuesday, officials announced the last of the group were rescued and in good health . "All the thirteen Wild Boars are now out of the cave", the Seals said , referring to the name of the boys' football team. "Amazing news that all of the Thai kids are out of the cave safely!" A spokesperson from the Thai public health authority said that they were in "high spirits" and also claimed that as they are football players, they have high immune systems.
  • France progress to World Cup final with 1-0 win over Belgium

    France progress to World Cup final with 1-0 win over Belgium

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    Gascoigne, visibly emotional having heard that recounting of the story for the first time, and his reaction serve as a display of how impactful Robson had been in his young life at that time. "Shortly after the semifinal game between teams of France and Belgium, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a phone call to French President Emmanuel Macron, who was present at the game".
  • Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery

    Lucas Torreira is a 'bright talent' says Arsenal head coach Unai Emery

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    Torreira figures to replace Jack Wilshere who chose not to re-sign with his boyhood club after his contract expired, and instead joined West Ham on Monday. The combative midfielder reflected on the experience, saying: "I feel very proud of it, it all turned out great for me". Speaking after his move was completed, Torreira said: 'I want to make the most of this opportunity life has given me.
  • Sixers unwilling to spend too much for Kawhi Leonard

    Sixers unwilling to spend too much for Kawhi Leonard

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    The other team that seems to be majorly interested and have the assets is the Philadelphia 76ers . It's been almost a month since it was reported that Kawhi Leonard wants out of San Antonio, and yet the 2014 Finals MVP is still wearing a Spurs uniform.
  • Croatia fear England's Sterling in World Cup semis

    Croatia fear England's Sterling in World Cup semis

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    The Manchester City midfielder has been criticised for missing chances at the World Cup , the most recent of which came in the 2-0 win over Sweden in the quarter-final. "I wouldn't say there are any glaring weaknesses (in England's team) since they are in the semi-finals, that says it all". Sterling and co face Croatia on Wednesday evening, with the victor facing either France or Belgium in the final on Sunday in what is now an all-European affair, the third time this will have happened ...
  • Barcelona eye move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard

    Barcelona eye move for Chelsea star Eden Hazard

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    Antonio Conte has returned to take charge of Chelsea's pre-season preparations, but he is believed to be a dead man walking as the club continue to negotiate with Napoli for Sarri. It has been a exciting time for, full of success and difficulties as there is a lot of pressure to succeed at Real Madrid , but I know that I will never forget how much I have enjoyed football here.
  • Didier Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win

    Didier Deschamps hails French character after semi-final win

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    It is the dream of dreams, the dream of the future, everything", Mbappe said. "I was lost for words". It was Brazil's exit - not Argentina's, not Spain's, not even Germany's - which created the greatest feeling of possibility at this World Cup for nations who haven't historically scalped the heights on the world's biggest sporting stage.
  • South Africa's Van Rooyen leads Irish Open by 4

    South Africa's Van Rooyen leads Irish Open by 4

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    I could take my tee to green game straight to The Open in a couple weeks and be happy. "It's just a matter of being a little more efficient and taking my opportunities when I give myself them, be just a little more efficient with my scoring".
  • Riyad Mahrez joins Manchester City from Leicester

    Riyad Mahrez joins Manchester City from Leicester

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    The 27-year-old has signed a five-year contract will wear the No 26 shirt. "Watching them from afar has been a pleasure". Multiple sources are saying that an announcement of the Algerian's club-record move from Leicester City is imminent, potentially today or Thursday (Wednesday unlikely due to England's World Cup game).
  • Mbappe skill as France beat Belgium

    Mbappe skill as France beat Belgium

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    I'm very happy for my players, we showed character and the right mentality, it was very hard for us tonight. "I think after our game against Japan, we discussed and we talked with the coach; we concluded that if we played the same way against Brazil, we would lose the game".
  • Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pays tribute to departing Cristiano Ronaldo

    Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos pays tribute to departing Cristiano Ronaldo

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    I ask everyone, and especially our fans, to please understand me. Ronaldo was Real Madrid's all-time top scorer with 451 goals in all competitions and won two La Liga titles, four Champions League trophies with them. "Beyond the (titles), the trophies achieved and the triumphs achieved during these nine years, Cristiano Ronaldo has been an example of dedication, work, responsibility, talent and improvement".
  • Real Madrid is everyone's dream, Hazard

    Real Madrid is everyone's dream, Hazard

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    Cristiano Ronaldo's time in Spain is over. Juventus themselves have had quite a successful recent history, having won the past 7 Serie A titles. Ronaldo won four Champions Leagues at Real but had a turbulent relationship with president Florentino Perez .
  • Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game

    Projecting Final Matchup Before 1st Semi-Final Game

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    The excitement is palpable as this is the first time England have made it to this stage in the competition in 28 years. In the quarter-finals, France and Brazil would have been my pick for the favourites of the remaining teams. Previously, it had forecast that England would lose the Croatia game. Teenager Kylian Mbappe has come alive in this tournament and became the first teenager to score two goals in a World Cup match since Pele in 1958 when he hit a brace in the 4-3 ...