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2hGreg Garber

Early returns inconclusive for Novak Djokovic

With all the drama surrounding him the past couple of months, the question is whether Novak Djokovic can check all that baggage at the door and focus on the daunting task at hand at the US Open.

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1hSidharth Monga

Dhoni struggles to bring method to T20's madness

A refusal to play low-percentage cricket is a major ingredient in MS Dhoni's success as an ODI finisher, but at a time when his eye and instinct are fading, the same approach is not bringing the

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Rooney to quit England after 2018 WC

England captain Wayne Rooney has hinted that the 2018 World Cup in Russia could be his last act in international football.

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6hESPN staff

Injured Saketh falters near finish line

Saketh Myneni missed out on a potential encounter with Novak Djokovic after losing to Czech Republic's Jiri Vesely 6-7, 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 5-7 in a hard-fought first-round match at the US Open.

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LIVE: Wilshere to leave Arsenal on loan?

With the summer transfer window upon us, rumours are picking up steam. Transfer Talk has its finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest gossip.

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3hGregor Robertson

Hart will be hurting after Guardiola decision

How does it feel to be deemed surplus to requirements in football? Former player Gregor Robertson explains how it may be affecting Joe Hart.

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16hGabriele Marcotti

Man City a work in progress; Arsenal buys

Marcotti's Musings: They've won three straight, but Man City can get better. Plus, Real Madrid and Barcelona won narrowly while Atletico struggled.

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11hTony Evans

Evans: Sterling playing with a point to prove

After a summer to forget, Raheem Sterling has begun the season in good form. The Manchester City winger is thriving under Pep Guardiola and now has the opportunity to win over the England fans who criticised him.

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3hESPN Staff

Pune City sign midfielder Gustavo Oberman

Oberman, who was part of the Argentina U-20 team that won the World Cup in 2005, will be making his Indian Super League debut.

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4hESPN Staff

Malouda returns as Delhi Dynamos marquee

Delhi Dynamos F.C have announced Florent Malouda will return as their marquee player for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.

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Olympic Heroes receive Khel Ratna Award (1:48)
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Player Power Rankings: Sterling flying high (2:22)
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14hESPN staff

Trending: Man City's Hart set for Torino loan

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the derby against Manchester United, while goalkeeper Joe Hart is a transfer target for Torino.

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1dAdriana Garcia

Real, Barca and Las Palmas lead La Liga

Five thoughts from another weekend of La Liga action, as Barcelona and Real Madrid earned hard-fought wins and Las Palmas continued to impress.

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1dNick Miller

Xhaka could be what Arsenal lacked

Arsenal's need for a strong, energetic central midfielder has been obvious for a decade. Now they finally have him.

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22hIain Macintosh

Mignolet a hero for Liverpool, Swans woe

Iain Macintosh runs the rule over the latest 2016-17 Premier League season in this week's edition of Heroes and Villains.

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2dNick Miller

Hazard, Alexis, Sterling lead our top XI

Gab Marcotti, Paul Mariner and Steve Nicol pick the Team of the Weekend, with Eden Hazard's renaissance duly noted. Who else is in?

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2dLaurence Edmondson

Hamilton: Nico was on a Sunday drive

Lewis Hamilton says the thought of fighting for victory crossed his mind during the Belgian Grand Prix, but ultimately the gap to Nico Rosberg and Daniel Ricciardo proved too big.

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2dThe Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia seal nervy chase after Chandimal ton

Australia sealed a nervy chase to beat Sri Lanka by two wickets in the third ODI in Dambulla, where they took a 2-1 series lead with two to play

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2dThe Report by Firdose Moonda

Du Plessis, seamers put South Africa on top

Faf du Plessis scored his first century in 17 innings since December 2014 and South Africa's seamers picked from where they left off in Durban to give the hosts control of the series decider

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2dDebayan Sen

Jeev finishes tied-34th, three-under in Denmark

When thunderstorm and lightning brought the day's proceedings to a halt 45 minutes before noon, Jeev was tied-21st and was trailing leader Thomas Pieters, who had only completed eight holes.

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2dNate Saunders

Magnussen walks away from Eau Rouge shunt

Kevin Magnussen has walked away from a terrifying crash after losing control of his car on the exit of Spa's notorious Eau Rouge corner in the opening laps of the Belgian Grand Prix.

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2dESPN Staff

Sania-Niculescu win, Leander-Begemann miss title

Sania Mirza and Monica Niculescu sealed the Connecticut Open title in New Haven, while Leander Paes and Andre Begemann lost the final of the Winston-Salem Open.

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2dNate Saunders

Hamilton hits out at 'complicated' F1 grid penalties

Lewis Hamilton thinks Formula One's grid penalties are far too technical for the average fan to understand and has suggested a simple solution is a return to V10 or V12 engines.

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    • The best Kobe death stares

      Kobe Bryant was feared for many reasons on the court, but above all, you didn't want to be on the receiving end of one of The Black Mamba's death stares.

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    • When a bee scared Biles off the podium

      Simone Biles is less than fond of bees, and showed off this fear when a bee buzzed around her on the podium during the 2014 World Championships.

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    • Results - India at Rio 2016

      - ESPN staff

      ESPN brings you all the latest results of Indians competing at the Rio Olympics.

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      • Akhara to Olympics

        Tracking the journey of Indian wrestlers from the akhara to the Olympics.

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        • Footballs most expensive buy-backs

          We look at the most expensive buy-backs in world football. Which clubs have tasted regret after letting one of their talents go?

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        • Against all odds

          India's women athletes talk about overcoming hurdles and breaking barriers on the road to sporting success

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        • Rio 2016: India at play

          - ESPN Staff

          The success of 2012 Games has raised the bar for the current crop of Olympians but it also should serve to inspire them. Here's everything you need to know about the Indians at play in Rio.

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              • Four for Mithali

                - ESPNcricinfo

                How well does the India Women's captain know her career facts and stats?

                    Joy and heartbreak in a second

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                          • When Don met Kerry

                            - Daniel Brettig

                            How a little-known meeting between the two most influential men in Australian cricket changed the game's landscape.

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                          • Five things we learned: The great Djokovic

                            Howard Bryant and Greg Garber break down the five things they learned from a soggy Day 3 at Wimbledon, including a stellar performance from No. 1 Novak Djokovic.

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                                • Brazil Eliminated from Copa America

                                  The FC crew discuss day three of UEFA EURO 2016, the controversial goal that eliminated Brazil and preview the United States' quarterfinal matchup.

                                  Euro Highlights

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                                  • Heroes of Euro (Marvel)

                                    - Heroes of Euro (Marvel)

                                    Ever found yourself equating Cristiano Ronaldo to Ironman? You're not alone. ESPN FC and Marvel teamed up to bring you the biggest stars who will be hitting France this summer.

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                                  • 22-year-old Garbine Muguruza is just getting started

                                    - Johnette Howard

                                    Garbine Muguruza claimed her first Grand Slam title -- and denied Serena Williams an Open-era record-equalling 22nd -- with a 7-5, 6-4 victory in the French Open final.

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                                  • Remembering Muhammad Ali

                                    Muhammad Ali died at age 74. His life and his legacy left an unforgettable imprint on sports, society and culture.

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                                      • "Free Syrian" team fights oppression with soccer

                                        Among the millions who fled the conflict in Syria are a group of pro soccer players in Turkey who formed the Free Syrian National Team. They play for the people of Syria, not its regime. But the Syria they represent may exist only in their hearts.

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                                      • Presenting ESPN.in, the best of both worlds

                                        - Sambit Bal

                                        ESPN's latest website, ESPN.in, will cover Indian sport in depth, from badminton to wrestling, and bring you all the news, views, video and longform reading from around the world.

                                      Neymar's batting skills

                                        IPL duds XI

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                                        • The underwhelming XI

                                          - Deivarayan Muthu

                                          ESPNcricinfo picks out the biggest letdowns of IPL 2016

                                        Euro 2016

                                            Champions League

                                            Smiles speak louder than words

                                                    For a clean Olympics

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                                                    • Bolt weighs in on Olympic doping scandal

                                                      Usain Bolt says WADA and the IAAF are doing a "very good job of cleaning up the sport". The two-time Olympic 100m and 200m champion also said he is targeting the 200m world record at the upcoming Rio Olympics.

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                                                    • 'The game misses' Tiger Woods

                                                      PGA Tour Champions golfer Mark O'Meara joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the Regions Traditions Tournament and his relationship with Tiger Woods.

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                                                      How should golfers look?

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                                                      • Elite golfers (still) come in all shapes and sizes

                                                        - Jason Sobel

                                                        Not every pro these days looks like someone who spends all day in the gym. Two of the golfers on the leaderboard at the Players Championship lend themselves more to the "everyman" look.

                                                      Rousseff impeached ahead of Games

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                                                      • Brazil Senate impeaches President Dilma Rousseff

                                                        Brazil's Senate voted Thursday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, hurling Latin America's largest country into political turmoil just months before it hosts the Summer Olympics.

                                                      Manohar resigns

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                                                      • 'Srinivasan an honest enemy; Manohar a backstabber'

                                                        The petitioner in IPL spot-fixing case Aditya Verma has termed outgoing BCCI president Shashank Manohar as a "power hungry backstabber", who failed to keep his promise of cleaning up the game.

                                                      Pellegrini on Guardiola

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                                                      • 'It's Pep's problem not mine'

                                                        Manuel Pellegrini on asked how he would react if Manchester City would miss out on Champions League football

                                                      Mr. Unstoppable

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                                                      • Star of the Day: Virat Kohli

                                                        Virat Kohli inspired his side to a victory over Rising Pune Supergiants with his second century of the season. Dirk Nannes talks all about it.

                                                      Bolt on Manchester United

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                                                      • 'I actually wanted Klopp'

                                                        If Louis Van Gaal was not feeling enough pressure already, he just lost one more high-profile follower

                                                      The IPL's injury roster

                                                      • BCCI
                                                      • A season of injuries

                                                        The IPL has been in the news. Not just because of the matches and the players, but also for the injuries. Here's a look at the story so far, in pictures.

                                                      Superman Russell

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                                                      • Star of the Day: Andre Russell

                                                        Andre Russell with his 4 for 20 helped KKR beat KXIP and, in the process, also picked up the Purple Cap and our pick for Star of the Day.

                                                      The man who took Leicester to glory

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                                                      • WATCH: The best of Claudio Ranieri

                                                        Relive Claudio Ranieri's best moments in an unforgettable season that saw Leicester City crowned Premier League champions for the first time.

                                                      Leicester City v Golden State Warriors

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                                                      • Debate: What's the best way to crown a league champion?

                                                        - Miguel Delaney and Jim Caple

                                                        Leagues like the NBA and NHL determine their champions in a way that is quite different from a circuit like the Premier League. Which system is better? Read the debate and cast your vote.

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                                                      • What is nets?

                                                        - Liam Cromar

                                                        Practice can mean a whole lot of things

                                                      Quote of the day

                                                      You let fat man beat you: Fury to Klitschko

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                                                      • Fury to Klitschko: 'You let a fat man beat you'

                                                        Current heavyweight champion Tyson Fury mocks Wladimir Klitschko at a news conference in Manchester, England, telling him that he was beaten by a fat man and then proceeds to take his shirt off for the media.

                                                      Vijay Mallya: 'We expected more'

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                                                      • Vijay Mallya: 'We expected more'

                                                        - Laurence Edmondson

                                                        Force India has failed to meet the expectations of team boss Vijay Mallya so far this season after scoring just six points in the first three races.