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Di Maria 'Delighted' with PSG Move

Argentina winger Angel Di Maria said he is "delighted" to be joining French champions Paris-Saint Germain in an interview screened on BeIn Sports on Wednesday.

The 27-year-old has yet to officially sign for the Qatari-backed Parisians ahead of a move from Manchester United.

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Olympics: Tokyo Logo Designer Says Plagiarism Claims 'Baseless'

The designer of Tokyo's logo for the 2020 Olympics said Wednesday he was shocked at "completely baseless" plagiarism allegations, and supplied details of his work to prove his good faith.

The comments by Japanese artist Kenjiro Sano marked his first public appearance since the logo drew threats of possible legal action in Europe last week.

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Athletics: Olympic Champion Pearson Slams Drug Cheats

Australian Olympic champion Sally Pearson said Wednesday she fears the Rio Games next year will be tainted by drugs, as she lashed out at doping cheats in the crisis-hit sport.

The champion hurdler, who will miss this month's world championships in Beijing after wrist surgery, said she had no doubt some athletes in Rio will be doped.

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Tennis: Age No Obstacle as Date-Krumm Stuns Lisicki

Evergreen Japanese veteran Kimiko Date-Krumm came from behind to score an upset victory over Germany's Sabine Lisicki at the Stanford WTA tournament here Tuesday.

Date-Krumm, 44, who was forced to qualify for the main draw, looked to be heading to a rapid defeat after Lisicki whizzed through the first set, winning 6-1.

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NFL: Brady Appeal Testimony Reveals his Denial Details

Details of how Tom Brady pressed his "Deflate-gate" suspension appeal to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell were made public Tuesday when the NFL Players Association released a hearing transcript.

The New England Patriots star quarterback denied any wrongdoing and explained destroying his cell phone was something he did routinely to avoid personal details becoming public.

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Five Youngsters Eying Premier League Stardom

From Ryan Giggs to Harry Kane via Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo, the Premier League has proved a breeding ground for some of European football's biggest stars.

Ahead of the start of the 2015-16 season this weekend, AFP Sports selects five teenage players seeking to grab a share of the limelight.

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Martial Arts: Rousey Eyes Global Superstardom

From Hollywood to hamburgers, Ronda Rousey's cage-fighting exploits are propelling the ferocious former Olympic judoka further towards global superstardom.

The 28-year-old martial artist from California completed the latest in a series of devastating knockouts on Saturday, demolishing Brazilian opponent Bethe Correia in just 34 seconds in Rio de Janeiro.

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Bale Scores as Real Madrid Meet Bayern in Audi Cup Final

Gareth Bale scored against former club Tottenham Hotspur as Real Madrid won 2-0 on Tuesday to set up a final against Bayern Munich in the pre-season Audi Cup friendly tournament in Germany.

The Wales international was playing against Spurs for the first time since his £85.3m world record transfer to Madrid in September 2013.

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AP Source: Angel Di Maria Accepts 4-Year Deal with PSG

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria will join Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year deal to become the second most expensive player in the French league history.

A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Di Maria is expected in Paris later this week to sign the deal after undergoing a medical exam in Doha on Monday.

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Costa's Fitness, Falcao's Form Key to Chelsea Title Defense

Chelsea regained the Premier League trophy with such ease that Jose Mourinho felt his team's achievement did not get the recognition it deserved.

But as rival fans directed "boring" chants at Chelsea last season, their own teams were doing little to inject excitement in the pursuit of the title. From the first weekend of the season Chelsea was on top and stayed there until collecting the trophy for the first time in five years.

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