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Wild Oats XI clinch ninth Sydney-Hobart line honours

Australian super-maxi Wild Oats XI gained redemption for their sensational relegation in last year's race to clinch their ninth Sydney to Hobart line honours on Friday in one of the closest finishes in the race's history.

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Dutch join armada of America's Cup challengers

A Dutch team has been accepted by holders Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) as a challenger for the 36th America's Cup, the sixth entry for the event due to be held in Auckland in 2021.

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West Ham make striker Haller their record signing

West Ham make striker Haller their record signing

LONDON (Reuters) - West Ham United have signed French striker Sebastien Haller from Bundesliga team Eintracht Frankfurt for an undisclosed club record fee, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.

Atletico Madrid sign England's Trippier

Atletico Madrid sign England's Trippier

MADRID (Reuters) - England right back Kieran Trippier has signed for Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, the two clubs said on Wednesday.

Bruce recognises 'huge challenge' as Newcastle manager

Bruce recognises 'huge challenge' as Newcastle manager

LONDON (Reuters) - Steve Bruce said he faced a huge challenge after being appointed manager of Newcastle United on a three-year contract on Wednesday.