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We Could Have Played for 10 Hours and Not Scored, Fumes Mourinho

Jose Mourinho admitted toothless Manchester United could have played for 10 hours without scoring in their surprise 1-0 defeat at Newcastle on Sunday.

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Qatar, UAE Matches Become Political Footballs in Gulf Crisis

An Abu Dhabi football ground may seem an unlikely venue for a rare let-up in a protracted diplomatic crisis, but a match between Qatari and Emirati clubs marks a first since Doha's neighbors imposed a crippling blockade.

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Newcastle Rock United as Huddersfield Win at Last

Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Huddersfield climbed out of the relegation zone after a 4-1 win against Bournemouth on Sunday.

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US to Skip 2026 Winter Olympic Bidding but Eyes 2030

The United States is not seeking to host the 2026 Winter Olympics but is not ruling out a bid for 2030, US Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst said Friday.

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Medal Glory to Pariah: How Russian Doping Scandal Unfolded

A late bid by 47 Russians to take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics was thrown out by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Friday, just hours before the opening ceremony.

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Iran Warns Samsung over Olympic Smartphone Snub

Iran warned South Korea's electronics giant Samsung of "repercussions" on Thursday after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants.

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Man Utd Post Loss as Trump's Tax Reform Offsets Broadcast Boom

Manchester United blamed U.S. President Donald Trump's corporate tax reforms as the reason the Premier League giants posted a £29 million ($40.4 million) second quarter loss to the end of December 2017 despite a boom in broadcast income.

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CAS Rejects Appeals of 13 Russians on Eve of Olympics

A group of 13 Russians lost a last-ditch bid to beat their country's doping ban and take part in the Pyeongchang Olympics on Thursday, the day before the opening ceremony.

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Man Utd's Sanchez Accepts Suspended Spanish Sentence for Tax Fraud

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has struck a deal with Spanish authorities to accept a 16-month suspended jail sentence for tax fraud in return for avoiding a trial.

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Evra, Kicked Out of Marseille, Joins West Ham on Free Transfer

West Ham signed former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra on a free transfer on Wednesday, with the Frenchman set to link up again with former boss David Moyes.

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