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Olympiakos players fined £350,000 and ordered to ‘go on holiday’

Olympiakos players have been fined 400,000 euros (£350,000) and ordered to go on holiday by the club president following poor results. The Greek champions are third in the Super League after three wins in their past eight games. Shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis, who also owns Nottingham Forest, was quoted in the Greek media as telling the players: “I and the ...

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Alli hits two as Spurs end 28-year wait for win at Chelsea

Dele Alli scored twice as Tottenham came from behind to earn a first win at Stamford Bridge in 28 years and damage Chelsea’s hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four. A win would have moved the Blues to within two points of fourth-placed Tottenham and, after soaking up some Spurs pressure, they took the lead when Alvaro Morata ...

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Protests, marches and three valuable points for West Ham

West Ham manager David Moyes got it spot on. “We would be having a very different press conference if we had lost,” said the Scot after Saturday’s precious 3-0 win over Premier League relegation rivals Southampton. The joyous scenes at London Stadium as the Hammers outplayed the Saints came three weeks after the toxic scenes during the home defeat against ...

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Arsenal leave it late for 3-0 win over Stoke

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s late double set Arsenal on course for victory over relegation-threatened Stoke at Emirates Stadium. The Gunners were booed off at half-time by another sparse and subdued home crowd after seeing Aaron Ramsey clip the crossbar with their only clear chance of the first 45 minutes. Arsenal showed greater urgency after the break, although Stoke struck the woodwork through ...

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Japan thrash Black Queens 7-1 in friendly

Japan completed its preparation for the Women’s Asian Cup in emphatic style Sunday with a 7-1 victory over the Black Queens of Ghana in an international friendly. With an eye on her lineups for the April 6-20 tournament in Jordan, coach Asako Takakura made multiple changes throughout the match against the Black Queens, including bringing veteran forward Nahomi Kawasumi off ...

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Salah secures three points for Liverpool at Palace

Mohamed Salah’s late goal snatched a victory for Liverpool at Crystal Palace and left their hosts two points above the relegation zone. The Egyptian took a touch before firing past keeper Wayne Hennessey after Andy Robertson had crossed in from the left. Luka Milivojevic had converted from the spot early in the first half to give Palace the lead after ...

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Tiger Woods calls himself ‘a walking miracle’ before Masters appearance

Former world number one Tiger Woods has called himself a “walking miracle” as he prepares to compete in the Masters for the first time since 2015. The 14-time major champion had spinal fusion surgery last April – his fourth back operation in three years – and feared he might never play again. Not only has he recovered but a recent ...

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Promotion-chasing Fulham win comfortably at Norwich

Fulham maintained their Championship automatic promotion bid with a routine victory at Norwich. Stefan Johansen opened the scoring for the Cottagers with a tap-in after Norwich keeper Angus Gunn could only parry Aleksandar Mitrovic’s header. Tom Cairney doubled the advantage minutes later, sidefooting the ball into the bottom corner. Fulham remain seven points off second-placed Cardiff after extending their unbeaten ...

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Black Queens to leave for Japan today

Ghana’s Black Queens will leave for Tokyo today [Tuesday], March 27, 2018 for their international friendly against their Japanese counterparts on April 1. Coach Mercy Tagoe Quarcoo largely has kept faith with the team that won the WAFU tournament in Abidjan last month, with just two changes in the 18-player squad as she continues with the team building exercise towards ...

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Hype plan for 2018 Women’s AFCON rolled out

Chairperson of the Local Organising Committee for the 2018 Women’s African Cup of Nations, Freda Prempeh, has revealed plans to create awareness and interest in the tournament which will be hosted by Ghana later this year. With 8 months to the start of the tournament, most conversations surrounding the event have been about infrastructure and facilities and there have been ...

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