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Real Madrid celebrates another Champions League title

For the second time in three seasons, and sixth in 10 years, Real Madrid celebrated a Champions League title with its fans on the streets of the Spanish capital.

Several thousands came out Sunday to welcome the team a day after it won a record-extending 15th Champions League title by beating Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at Wembley Stadium.

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Real Madrid might stands in way of Dortmund fairytale in Champions League final

Borussia Dortmund face the acid test after a fairytale run to Saturday's Champions League final as a star-studded Real Madrid roll into Wembley expecting to be crowned European champions for a 15th time.

No club can come close to the Spanish giants' success in the competition and they are strong favorites against a Dortmund side that have beaten the odds just to make it to London.

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Strike threat over football calendar with players at 'breaking point'

Players could strike in their bid to cut down on the number of matches they play, England's Professional Footballers' Association warned FIFA.

Football's world governing body is under growing pressure to address the workload of elite players, with threats of legal action.

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Foreign legion 'proud' to provide security at Paris Olympics

The elite French Foreign Legion is preparing for security duty in Paris during this summer’s Olympic Games, a far cry from the group's previous deployments to places like the troubled Sahel region of Africa.

Members of the storied foreign-fighter unit huddle on a military base in southern France, located hundreds of kilometers from Paris' cafe-lined streets where they will deploy in just a few weeks.

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Doncic's 36 points spur Mavericks to NBA Finals with 124-103 toppling of Timberwolves in Game 5

Luka Doncic was in his element, hitting shots from everywhere on the court, hushing the crowd and flashing those sly smiles as the Dallas Mavericks delivered a knockout performance.

Now one of the global sport's young superstars gets his first trip to the NBA Finals.

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Barcelona hires Hansi Flick as coach on 2-year contract after Xavi's exit

Barcelona has replaced Xavi Hernández with former Bayern Munich coach Hansi Flick, who commanded the German team's 8-2 rout of the Catalan club four years ago.

Flick signed a two-year contract with Barcelona, which announced his hiring Wednesday just minutes after confirming that it reached an agreement to sever ties with Xavi.

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Rodrygo attracts unwanted attention by saying he is open to leaving Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Rodrygo has attracted unwanted attention just days before the Champions League final by saying he is open to leaving the Spanish powerhouse.

The Brazil international went on social media early Wednesday to reiterate his allegiance to the club and say that his words were taken out of context.

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Bayern Munich hires Vincent Kompany as coach, ending lengthy search for Tuchel replacement

Vincent Kompany is the unlikely new coach of Bayern Munich after a lengthy search that saw the German club rejected by several top candidates.

The 38-year-old former Manchester City captain arrives at Bayern tasked with overseeing a turnaround after his predecessor, Thomas Tuchel, led the team only to a third-place finish in the Bundesliga, 18 points off champion Bayer Leverkusen.

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Messi scores but Inter Miami's unbeaten streak ends in loss to Atlanta United

Lionel Messi scored yet again. It was the lone real highlight for Inter Miami, as its 10-match Major League Soccer winning streak was ended by an Atlanta United side that got its first league win in nearly two months.

Saba Lobjanidze scored once in each half, Jamal Thiaré helped put the game away with a goal in the 73rd minute and Atlanta United snapped a nine-match MLS winless streak with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night.

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Premier League undergoes postseason managerial upheaval with Maresca set for Chelsea

Liverpool has already made the change. Chelsea is closing in on its new guy. Manchester United has yet to decide whether to stick or twist.

There is unprecedented managerial upheaval in the English Premier League at the moment, with five of the top 11 teams potentially having new coaches at the start of next season and another of them having changed managers only a few months ago.

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