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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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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.

27 Apr 2015

Itsaknockout lands winning deal for Kentucky Derby

- Itsaknockout is a long shot for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the horse’s owners have already landed a winner with a sponsorship deal to promote the championship fight that will be held later in the day.

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Australia backs away from top-five medals goal at Rio

MELBOURNE - Australian sport has moved to dampen expectations of a big medal haul at the Rio Olympics by admitting that the goal to finish in the top-five on the table was more "aspirational" than likely.

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Torino fans may have been responsible for derby bomb

MILAN - A paper bomb which went off and injured nine people at Sunday's Turin derby may have been produced by fans of home side Torino and not Juventus as originally believed, Italian authorities said 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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