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Bournemouth all but promoted to Premier League

LONDON - Bournemouth's remarkable rise from the brink of obscurity was virtually completed when they effectively sealed promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their 116-year history on Monday.

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Figo hopes World Cup expansion plan can gain Asia support

LONDON - FIFA presidential candidate Luis Figo will hope to convince delegates at this week's Asian Football Confederation Congress that a vote for him would boost the region's chances of more places in future World Cup finals.

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Fan violence threatens to dampen Juve celebrations

MILAN - Juventus look set to wrap up their fourth successive Serie A title in the next seven days although the crowd violence which marred Sunday's 2-1 defeat at Torino could take the shine of their celebrations.

27 Apr 2015

Megafight numbers add up to new sporting landscape

- Even in Las Vegas where fortunes are won and lost on the roll of the dice, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have Sin City abuzz over a megafight that will generate millions and reshape the sport business landscape.

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Defiant Mourinho defends Chelsea against 'boring' jibes

LONDON - Jose Mourinho has again refuted criticism that his team plays dull football after Arsenal fans jeered them with chants of "Boring, boring Chelsea" during the London derby on Sunday.

27 Apr 2015

Valencia climb back above Sevilla in battle for fourth

MADRID - Valencia recaptured fourth place in La Liga from Sevilla when Sofiane Feghouli scored the pick of the goals in a 4-0 stroll at home to second-from-bottom Granada on Monday.

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Boston Marathon

Tens of thousands of runners brave cold rain for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon.

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Spieth wins Masters

Young gun Jordan Spieth adds his name to golf's record books with a stunning wire-to-wire victory by four shots.

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