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Ugra: Brave Dutee deserves support, not a pedestal

She will be hailed a gay icon and invited to conferences, but if there is one thing that Dutee Chand has learnt in her young career, it is to never let anyone else define who she is.

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'If you love someone, there is no need to fear'

ESPN first heard of Dutee Chand's story three years ago, in April 2016, when homosexuality was still a criminal offence in India.

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Mr. Indispensable: The player your club cannot do without

Every big team has that one player who makes them tick, without whom they are lost or losing games. Here is the key man for each of Europe's top clubs; Juventus fans are in for a surprise.

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Frenkie De Jong is ready for the challenge at Barcelona

Frenkie De Jong has proved he's too big for Ajax, but is he ready for life at Barcelona? It might take him some time to settle, but he'll be fine.

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Transfer Talk: PSG circling as De Gea stalls on Man United deal

David De Gea's time at Man United may be coming to an end with PSG ready to meet the keeper's big-money wage demands. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Man United plotting youthful rebuild this summer

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop looks at a few reported Man United young transfer targets, headlined by Fulham midfielder Ryan Sessegnon.

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My sixes are bigger, Andre Russell's are flatter - Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle weighed in on whether he or West Indies team-mate Andre Russell is the more fearsome batsman

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Hales, Shadab and Malinga among top earners in CPL draft

TKR and Tallawahs have retained Dwayne Bravo and Russell, while Kieron Pollard and Chris Gayle will move back to their home franchises

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