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Shakira, Pique, stars set for Messi’s wedding

Football and showbiz stars gather in northern Argentina on Friday for Latin America’s celebrity wedding bash of the decade when Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo. Messi and Antonella Roccuzzo during an outing in Barcelona Pop star Shakira and her husband, Messi’s teammate Gerard Pique , …

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Chile sink Portugal on penalties

28 June 2017, 22:41 Claudio Bravo was Chile’s hero on Wednesday as they beat Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shoot-out in the Confederations Cup semifinals in Kazan, Russia. The Manchester City goalkeeper saved all three penalties from Portugal’s Ricardo Quaresma, Joao Moutinho and Nani, while Arturo Vidal, Charles Aranguiz and …

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Teenage Hadebe signs for Chiefs

27 June 2017, 14:59 Zimbabwe international Teenage Hadebe has reportedly agreed a deal to sign for Kaizer Chiefs and will join up with his new team in the near future. Chicken Inn chairman Lifa Ncube confirmed the move for the 22-year-old, who had been plying his trade at the Zimbabwe …

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Kuhn, Phehlukwayo in test squad

26 June 2017, 10:08 Uncapped Multiply Titans opening batsman Heino Kuhn and Hollywoodbets Dolphins all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo were included in the Standard Bank Proteas test squad for the four-match test series against England, starting next month. They take the places of Stephen Cook and Wayne Parnell respectively from the squad …

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Hamilton on pole for Azerbaijan GP

24 June 2017, 17:13 Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix after eclipsing Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas with a phenomenal final qualifying lap on Saturday. The three-time world champion starts ahead of Bottas with Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, the championship leader, occupying the second …

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Torquing Heads: Episode 12

23 June 2017, 11:54 Ahead of every motorsport weekend we profile the host venue to give you a taste of what you might expect to see, taste or experience if you were there. Motorsport fans are in for a jammed-packed weekend of wheel-to-wheel action. First off the unpredictable story of …

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Tsonga latest star to slump at Queen’s

21 June 2017, 21:44 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga became the latest star to crash out of Queen’s Club as the world number 10 was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller on Wednesday. After Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic all endured shock first-round defeats on Tuesday, it was Tsonga’s turn …

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England annihilate Proteas

by Brendon Atwell 21 June 2017, 22:11 England produced a complete performance to trounce South Africa by nine wickets in the first international T20 at The Rose Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday evening. Full Scorecard: England v South AfricaInteractive coverage Such was the dominance of England, there were still 33 …

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Ronaldo on target in Portugal win

22 June 2017, 00:13 Cristiano Ronaldo brushed aside his off-field problems by scoring the winner as Portugal edged out hosts Russia 1-0 at the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, before Oribe Peralta gave Mexico a come-from-behind 2-1 win over New Zealand. Ronaldo’s eighth-minute header in Moscow gave Portugal their first win …

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