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Simeone's Sister/Agent Says He'll Coach Inter 'Sooner or Later'

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone will "sooner or later" become coach of Serie A giants Inter Milan, his sister and agent claimed on Sunday.

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Lebanese Arm Wrestlers Revive Century-Old Tradition

On a seaside podium in Lebanon, Halim el-Achkar locks hands with an opponent, exerting pressure until he slams both contestants' forearms down with a fearsome growl, to win the bout.  

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NBA Great Garnett Sues Accountant for $77 Million Fraud

Former NBA star Kevin Garnett has filed a lawsuit against an accountant accused of helping defraud the player of $77 million (66.3 million euros), U.S. media reports said Thursday.

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'I Love You', Osaka Tells U.S. Open Final Opponent Serena

Naomi Osaka told U.S. Open title opponent Serena Williams "I love you" just moments after she became the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final.

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Diego Maradona to Coach 2nd-Division Side Dorados in Mexico

Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been hired to coach Mexican second-division football club Dorados in his latest foray into management, the club announced Thursday.

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Loew Rewarded for Putting Faith in Germany's Old Guard

Germany are trying to move into a new era after their disastrous World Cup campaign, but Thursday's 0-0 draw with France showed the importance to coach Joachim Loew of keeping faith in the old guard.

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Mancini Determined to Rekindle Italy's Love Affair with Football

Roberto Mancini takes charge of his first competitive game as Italy coach in Friday's Nations League opener against Poland in Bologna with the tough task of rekindling the nation's love affair with their national side, decimated after the low of their World Cup fiasco.

The former Inter Milan and Manchester City boss was appointed in May after the four-time winners' shock failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958.

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Free from Jihadist Grip, Iraqi Weightlifters Target Medals

Two years ago, the Islamic State group offered two successful Iraqi weightlifters a choice -- either they compete in the Rio Paralympics, or stay in Mosul, then controlled by the jihadists.

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Young USA Squad Face Neymar and Star-Studded Brazil

Superstar attacker Neymar leads a powerful Brazil side into a pair of North American friendlies starting Friday against a young United States lineup eager to test itself against world powers.

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Reports: Berlusconi Interested in Buying Serie C Club Monza

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who sold AC Milan after a trophy-laden three decades under his ownership a year ago, could be set to return to football by buying Serie C side Monza, according to press reports in Italy on Thursday.

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