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Klopp Frustrated by Liverpool's Learning Curve

Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool's young players have much to learn after his weakened side slumped to a lackluster 3-1 defeat against Swansea.

Two goals from Andre Ayew and one from Jack Cork at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday proved enough for Swansea to guarantee their Premier League safety.

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NBA: Warriors Keep Cruising, Heat and Raptors Book Clash

Klay Thompson and Draymond Green made sure the Golden State Warriors barely missed injured superstar Stephen Curry on Sunday in a 118-106 victory over Portland in the first game of their NBA Western Conference second-round playoff series.

Thompson scored 37 points and Green notched the first post-season triple-double of his career as the reigning champion Warriors leapt to a quick lead and never looked back on their home floor in Oakland, California.

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Swimming: Park Begs for Chance to Compete in Rio

Disgraced South Korean swim star Park Tae-Hwan literally got down on his hands and knees Monday and begged the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) to let him compete in the Rio Games.

The multiple Olympic medalist completed an 18-month drug ban last month after testing positive for a banned anabolic steroid in out-of-competition controls before the 2014 Asian Games.

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NBA: Spurs Storm Past Thunder in Series Opener

LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 38 points in just three quarters on Saturday as the San Antonio Spurs stormed to a 124-92 victory over Oklahoma City in game one of their NBA playoffs second-round series.

The Spurs built a 23-point lead in the first quarter -- when they connected on 81.8 percent of their shots -- and the rout was on in game one of the Western Conference semi-finals in San Antonio.

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Lyon Beat Gazelec to Set up Monaco Make-or-Break Clash

Lyon beat Gazelec-Ajaccio 2-1 on Saturday to hold on to the coveted Ligue 1 runner-up spot and automatic entry to the Champions League.

The former multiple French champions are in a tight battle with Monaco for second, with only goal difference splitting the teams.

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Benitez Ready for Newcastle's Relegation 'Cup Finals'

Rafael Benitez says Newcastle face two 'cup finals' as their bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League looks set to go down to the wire.

Benitez's side climbed out of the bottom three for the first time in almost two months thanks to Saturday's dramatic 1-0 victory over FA Cup finalists Crystal Palace, who themselves are not quite safe from danger.

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Wenger Confident of Fans' Backing after Norwich Win

Arsene Wenger believes he retains the support of the majority for Arsenal supporters following a day of protest at the Emirates Stadium.

A pre-arranged demonstration saw a number of fans hold up signs saying "time for change" during the 12th minute of Arsenal’s narrow, 1-0 home victory over relegation-threatened Norwich City on Saturday.

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Pochettino Pins Hopes on Leicester Collapse

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is doing his best to spook Premier League champions-elect Leicester City as his side prepare to face Chelsea knowing their destiny is out of their hands.

With Leicester needing three points to complete a fairytale title triumph ahead of their trip to Manchester United on Sunday, the race could be over by the time Spurs kick off at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

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Qatar Announces Death of World Cup Stadium Worker

An Indian steelworker taken ill at a Qatar World Cup site has died, organizers of the 2022 tournament announced in a statement on Saturday.

Jaleshwar Prasad, 48, died of a cardiac arrest after falling ill at the Al Bayt stadium on Wednesday morning, said the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the body responsible for organizing the Qatar World Cup.

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Fiorentina Stalemate Puts Brakes on Euro Push

Fiorentina were held to a 0-0 draw by Chievo on Saturday which kept them in fifth place in Serie A and facing a potentially tortuous route in next season's Europa League.

Fiorentina are four points behind Inter Milan who face Lazio on Sunday where the result could be crucial -- a fourth-place finish in Serie A guarantees a group phase spot in the Europa League but a fifth-place means featuring in two preliminary rounds.

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