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Egyptian Mohammad Salah signs for Liverpool

Mohammad Salah in action. Liverpool: Liverpool on Thursday completed the signing of Egyptian winger Mohammad Salah from AS Roma for a fee reported to be 39 million euros (Dh160 million). The 25-year-old agreed a five-year contract with the Premier League giants. Salah, who has also played for Basel, Chelsea and Fiorentina, has been capped 52 times, scoring 29 international goals. ...

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Pro golf: Madison residents Steve Stricker, Jerry Kelly form a bond despite having little in common

Jerry Kelly acknowledges that on many levels he and Steve Stricker don’t seem to have all that much in common other than their chosen profession and their geographical roots. “We are totally different personalities, totally different backgrounds,” Kelly said. “We couldn’t be two more different people.” Yet Madison’s two most prominent golfers of their generation have formed a solid friendship ...

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Alabama-Clemson game among those up for awards

Alabama’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game with Clemson is among the nominees for the 25th ESPYs. Voting has started and all categories (below) will close when the live show starts on Wednesday, July 12, at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. central). Pardon the Interruption’s Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon will host “The ESPY Nomination Special” on Sunday, July 2, at 3 pm ...

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ADSC looks to rebrand cricket in Abu Dhabi

Acting CEO Boucher wants to bring PSL matches to attract crowd (Photo: N.D. Prashant/Gulf News) Matthew James Boucher, the acting CEO of cricket appointed by Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), hopes to rebrand the game in the capital. A new logo has been created called ‘Abu Dhabi Cricket’ with the focus on developing the landscape around the Shaikh Zayed Cricket ...

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Pro golf: Madison residents Steve Stricker, Jerry Kelly form a bond despite having little in common

Jerry Kelly acknowledges that on many levels he and Steve Stricker don’t seem to have all that much in common other than their chosen profession and their geographical roots. “We are totally different personalities, totally different backgrounds,” Kelly said. “We couldn’t be two more different people.” Yet Madison’s two most prominent golfers of their generation have formed a solid friendship ...

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Boks aim to keep feel-good factor going against France

Sport South Africa will seek to maintain the feel-good factor that has returned to their rugby in the third test against France on Saturday, knowing that tougher challenges lie ahead this season. Rugby Union Britain – Wales v South Africa – Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales – 26/11/16 South Africa Head Coach Allister Coetzee before the match Action Images via Reuters ...

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Malinga in hot water over ‘monkey’ comment

Minister says his criticism was on general level of fitness Colombo: Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation on Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country’s cricketers were too fat. Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said he ordered an inquiry after Malinga lambasted him for questioning the endurance of Sri Lankan ...

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Lakewood police say man killed in motel parking lot died in shootout

LOS ANGELES — Multiple stars from last summer’s Rio Olympics highlight this year’s nominees for best male and female athletes for The ESPYs. Swimmer Michael Phelps, who won five gold medals in Rio, joins National League MVP Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook as the four nominees for ...

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ADT: Lee and Panuwat set early pace

Round 2 Tee TimesRound 1 results Lee Chieh-po of Chinese Taipei Changhwa, Chinese Taipei, June 22: Local prospect Lee Chieh-po and Thailand’s Panuwat Muenlek made their early moves when they fired matching five-under-par 67s to grab the opening round lead by one shot at the Taifong Open on Thursday. Lee, who has never finish outside top-10 in the last three editions, ...

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