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Chelsea sign American star Pulisic from Dortmund

London, United Kingdom | AFP | American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of £58 million ($74m) from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. The 20-year-olda right winger — who has had more playing time …

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Mayweather beats Japan’s Nasukawa by technical knockout

Tokyo, Japan | AFP | Floyd Mayweather beat Japanese kickboxing phenomenon Tenshin Nasukawa by a technical knockout on Monday in the first round of a New Year’s Eve “exhibition” bout that brought the US boxing superstar out of retirement. Mayweather floored Nasukawa, a kickboxer less than half his age, three …

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COMMENT: The world George H.W. Bush made

His administration’s foreign policy record compares favourably with that of any other modern U.S. president COMMENT | RICHARD N. HAAS | I have worked for four U.S. presidents, Democrats and Republicans alike, and perhaps the most important thing I have learned along the way is that little of what we call …

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Mayweather to stage “entertainment” spectacle in Japan

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Boxer Floyd Mayweather says his New Year’s Eve bout with Japanese kick boxer Tenshin Nasukawa will be “all about the entertainment”. The nine-minute exhibition in Japan will have no official winner or loser if it goes the distance, and Mayweather said at a …

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Young Americans ready to take King Bolt’s mantle

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican. Christian Coleman, 22, and Michael Norman, who turned 21 on Monday, have risen to the …

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Wilder still hopes for Joshua as Fury eyes rematch

Los Angeles, United States | AFP | Deontay Wilder still hopes to face Anthony Joshua in a heavyweight unification bout but is happy to hand rival Tyson Fury a rematch following their epic draw. Wilder retained his WBC heavyweight title belt on Saturday after a thrilling 12-round battle ended in …

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