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Isco's goal at the Vicente Calderon Stadium left Atletico in need of scoring three more goals to advance to the final and avoid another Champions League elimination against the city rival. But the Frenchman said there was no way the holders merited favouritism against the Serie A champions, who have conceded just three goals in 12 Champions League games this season.
  • Pep Guardiola looks on the bright side

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    Manchester City held on to beat Leicester City and move back into third place after referee Robert Madley disallowed Riyad Mahrez's late penalty for the Foxes. Delph has injured his leg. "Maybe it is the first time I announce it but they have to come to support more than ever and to to express gratitude for one of the most important players in the history of Manchester City ".
  • Pablo Zabaleta: Manchester City defender to leave club in the summer

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    Having invested so much effort in recruiting Guardiola - they first approached him in 2012 before finally landing their man previous year - it is unthinkable City would wield the axe so soon. "He leaves behind many happy memories". It's been a good season overall for us. "I'm very grateful [for the man-of-the-match recognition]". Zabaleta , 32, has made a total of 31 appearances across all competitions for Manchester City in the current campaign, captaining the Citizens on a regular ...
  • Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

    Warriors' Kerr returns to practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

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    It's unclear what Kerr's role will be once the Western Conference Final starts on Sunday afternoon against the Spurs, but it's looking like Kerr could be back this season after all. But everyone was undoubtedly relieved to see him ambulatory on Saturday during practice - somewhat active, even - walking the court and talking to players.
  • Celtics hold pole position for National Basketball Association draft lottery

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    The NBA Draft lottery is one of the most interesting nights in sports. "Magic and I just have a real level of confidence and optimism", Pelinka said. Assuming the Kings don't have bad luck Tuesday, they will have two picks in June that could help bring cornerstone players to a franchise that just finished its 11th consecutive losing season.
  • Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant's aggression key to title run

    Golden State Warriors: Kevin Durant's aggression key to title run

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    This opened up the owners - in the course of the third quarter the advantage of "Utah" has reached nine points. The Warriors have yet to trail against the Jazz and have forced early first-quarter timeouts from Quin Snyder in both games after sprinting out the gate each time .
  • Ireland Handed Favourable World Cup 2019 Draw

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    The pool of death for England once again, although closer inspection suggests that this won't be as tough as meeting Australia and Wales in 2015. In the last World Cup, England found themselves in the group of death and duly became the first host nation to crash out of the tournament without making it to the knockouts.
  • Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge sets new unofficial marathon world record

    Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge sets new unofficial marathon world record

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    The hashtag #Breaking2 is now trending online as marathon fans, who had been glued to the live streams of the event on Twitter and Facebook , heap praise on the runner. That's a pretty dramatic slowdown . In his pursuit of sporting immortality Kipchoge had to set a ferocious pace of 4min 34sec per mile - seven seconds quicker than the world record pace set by Kimetto at the 2014 Berlin Marathon .
  • Middlesbrough captain devastated as Premier League relegation confirmed

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    But head coach Antonio Conte has rejuvenated the Blues, who require three points from the final three games to claim the trophy after Monday night's 3-0 win which relegated Middlesbrough. 'From that point of view I think it's very nice to hopefully be able to lift that Premier League title soon. His latest two assists came on Monday night in Chelsea's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough.
  • Blue Jays place lefty Liriano on 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation

    Blue Jays place lefty Liriano on 10-day DL with shoulder inflammation

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    Biagini made 52 pitches over four innings (two hits, one unearned run, four strikeouts) in a no-decision Sunday against the Tampa Bay Rays, a game won 2-1 by Toronto. "When you've got guys going down left and right, it's tough for a bullpen to hold that lead and confidence and stuff". Biagini has been outstanding to start the year, with a 2.28 ERA, 2.58 SIERA, 22.9 percent strikeout rate, 2.9 percent walk rate and 0.87 WHIP.
  • Lewis Hamilton faster than Valtteri Bottas in Spanish Grand Prix first practice

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    Vettel, a four-time world champion, is 13 points clear of Mercedes' triple title victor Lewis Hamilton after the German won in Australia and Bahrain. "Sometimes somebody else was steering my ship but I hope tomorrow whoever that was will disappear". When asked about the rumours that he could leave Ferrari to join the German manufacturer, which operates out of Brixworth and Brackley in Northamptonshire as well as Stuttgart, Vettel said: "The situation is clear and obviously the main ...