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Real sack coach Ancelotti after mediocre season

MADRID - Real Madrid have sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti after the world's richest club by income failed to win major silverware this season and, according to local media, Napoli's Rafa Benitez is the favourite to succeed him.

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Homegrown Monfils feels no extra French Open pressure

PARIS - Former world number seven Gael Monfils is not feeling any extra weight of local expectation at the French Open, despite playing his home grand slam with a highest world ranking since a knee injury in 2012.

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Book your place for another celebration, Mourinho tells fans

- Thousands of Chelsea fans turning out in west London to celebrate winning the Premier League title on Monday were told to prepare for more success next season by manager Jose Mourinho.

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Dramatic derby win sends Roma into Champions League

ROME - AS Roma qualified for the Champions League group stage in the best possible style on Monday, booking their place with a last-gasp 2-1 win over neighbours and bitter rivals Lazio in a passionate Rome derby.

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Bayliss set to become England coach - reports

LONDON - Australian Trevor Bayliss is set to become England coach ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie, British media reported on Monday.

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Early goals seal Norwich's win in playoff final

LONDON - Norwich City were promoted to the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Middlesbrough in the Championship playoff final at Wembley on Monday to secure a 120 million pounds bonanza from the richest game in world football.

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