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NEW YORK - Sepp Blatter, president of the world football governing body FIFA that is embroiled in corruption investigations, will not travel to Canada for Sunday's final of the women's World Cup for personal reasons, his U.S.-based lawyer said on Tuesday.

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Leicester sack Pearson over basic 'differences'

LONDON - Leicester City have sacked manager Nigel Pearson because of a breakdown in his relationship with the club's owners, the Premier League side said on Tuesday.

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Sweden lift Euro U21 crown with shootout win over Portugal

PRAGUE - Sweden goalkeeper Patrik Carlgren saved two penalties as they beat Portugal 4-3 in a shootout following a 0-0 draw in the Euro Under-21 Championship final on Tuesday.

30 Jun 2015

Spanish federation chief to face probe over finances

BARCELONA - Spanish tennis federation (RFET) president Jose Luis Escanuela is to be investigated for alleged financial mismanagement, the country's government sports council (CSD) said on Tuesday.

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Pearson's Leicester adventure runs its course

- Nigel Pearson's colourful reign as Leicester City manager finally came to an end on Tuesday when he was sacked by the Premier League club he saved from relegation.

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Former Russia captain Arshavin may quit football

MOSCOW - Former Russia captain Andrei Arshavin may quit playing football after his contract with champions Zenit St Petersburg expired on Tuesday.

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