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Luiz aiming to stay at Chelsea and flourish under Sarri

LONDON – Chelsea defender David Luiz has dismissed speculation about a potential departure from the Premier League club and said he is aiming to win titles under new manager Maurizio Sarri. The 31-year-old, who rejoined Chelsea from Paris St Germain in 2016, will have a chance to re-establish himself at …

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285th time lucky! McEvoy finally wins European Tour title

HAMBURG – English veteran Richard McEvoy held his nerve to birdie the last hole and win the European Open on Sunday, his first career triumph in his 285th tour event. The 39-year-old finished on 11 under par for a one-shot victory over Sweden’s Christofer Blomstrand, Renato Paratore of Italy, and …

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Shamsi credits ‘home’ advantage in Sri Lanka ODI win

DAMBULLA – Standard Bank Proteas left-arm wrist-spinner, Tabraiz Shamsi, believes his experience of South African conditions gave him a timely advantage towards his career-best performance of 4/33 in the five-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the first One-Day International (ODI) in Dambulla on Sunday. The spinner was surprised by the …

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‘It hurts to be called Hamilton’s wingman’, says angry Bottas

BUDAPEST – A disappointed Valtteri Bottas said he was hurt to be described as a “sensational wingman” by Mercedes chief Toto Wolff following teammate Lewis Hamilton’s victory in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. The Finn, who like Hamilton agreed to a new contract with the team only two weeks ago, had …

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