Mercedes does a U-turn on F1's Concorde Agreement, say they’re ready to sign deal for 2021 and beyond
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Mercedes does a U-turn on F1's Concorde Agreement, say they’re ready to sign deal for 2021 and beyond

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff's intervention comes a week after the German constructor said they would not sign the draft Concorde Agreement for 2021 and beyond.

Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep breezes past qualifier Magdalena Frech to seal semi-final berth
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Prague Open 2020: Simona Halep breezes past qualifier Magdalena Frech to seal semi-final berth

Halep needed only 59 minutes to beat the 22-year-old Pole 6-2, 6-0 in what was her first convincing win at tournament following two tight three-setters.

Former Netherlands defender Sarina Weigman set to replace Phil Neville as England women's coach
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Former Netherlands defender Sarina Weigman set to replace Phil Neville as England women's coach

Former Nethlerlands defender Wiegman was the FA's preferred choice ahead of reportedly two-time World Cup winning former USA coach Jill Ellis.

Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo eyes podium finish at Spanish GP to win bet against Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul
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Formula 1 2020: Daniel Ricciardo eyes podium finish at Spanish GP to win bet against Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul

Ricciardo and Abiteboul agreed that they would have matching tattoos if the Australian is successful in driving his French team's car to a top three finish this season.

Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas finishes fastest ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at Spanish GP's first practice
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Formula 1 2020: Valtteri Bottas finishes fastest ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at Spanish GP's first practice

Bottas clocked a best lap in one minute and 16.785 seconds to outpace the six-time champion by 0.039sec with last Sunday’s race victor Max Verstappen third for Red Bull, nine-tenths adrift of the fastest time.

Premier League: Arsenal sign Willian on three-year deal after Chelsea exit
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Premier League: Arsenal sign Willian on three-year deal after Chelsea exit

Willian won two Premier League titles, an FA Cup, a League Cup and the Europa League during seven years with Chelsea.

Coronavirus Outbreak: New Zealand Super Rugby match in Auckland cancelled over COVID-19 surge
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Coronavirus Outbreak: New Zealand Super Rugby match in Auckland cancelled over COVID-19 surge

Sunday's season-ending game between the Blues and Crusaders at Auckland's 50,000-capacity Eden Park stadium was "officially off", a statement said, after New Zealand extended its lockdown of the city.

Social activism, political topics 'unavoidable' but NBA fans understand, says commissioner Adam Silver
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Social activism, political topics 'unavoidable' but NBA fans understand, says commissioner Adam Silver

Silver told Sports Illustrated in a story released Thursday that the NBA had to take such actions as having messages on the back of player jerseys or "Black Lives Matter" written on the court for all NBA games in the Orlando COVID-19 restart bubble.

Most Australian athletes oppose on-field protests at Olympics, younger Olympians more willing: Survey
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Most Australian athletes oppose on-field protests at Olympics, younger Olympians more willing: Survey

Majority of Australian athletes supported having an avenue for self-expression in some form, 80% believed a protest on the field of play would detract from performance or Games experience of athletes.

Major League Soccer backs players booed for kneeling during pre-game national anthem
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Major League Soccer backs players booed for kneeling during pre-game national anthem

Major League Soccer condemned the jeers FC Dallas and Nashville SC players received when they knelt in protest of racial injustice during the pre-game national anthem.

Champions League: Arturo Vidal declares Barcelona 'best team in the world' ahead of Bayern Munich test
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Champions League: Arturo Vidal declares Barcelona 'best team in the world' ahead of Bayern Munich test

Vidal spent three years at Bayern, who are deemed heavy favourites to reach the semis after winning the German title and hammering Chelsea, while Barca crumbled in LaLiga.

Champions League: You can't compare Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi, says Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick
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Champions League: You can't compare Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi, says Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick

Lewandowski is enjoying the best season of his career so far with 53 goals in 44 games, while Messi has managed 31 in 43 matches.

Champions League: 'Proud' RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann relishing facing ex-mentor, PSG coach Thomas Tuchel
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Champions League: 'Proud' RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann relishing facing ex-mentor, PSG coach Thomas Tuchel

Nagelsmann was full of praise for PSG, who came back against Atalanta on Wednesday to win after scoring two late goals.

Champions League: 'So much pressure' Diego Simeone defends Atletico Madrid after quarterfinal exit
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Champions League: 'So much pressure' Diego Simeone defends Atletico Madrid after quarterfinal exit

Defeat ends a disappointing season for Atletico Madrid, who finished third in LaLiga, 17 points behind Real Madrid.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes he is 'untouchable', says banned predecessor Sepp Blatter
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes he is 'untouchable', says banned predecessor Sepp Blatter

In a letter sent to FIFA's 211 members Infantino said there were no factual grounds for the opening of a criminal investigation.

Michael Jordan's sneakers from 1985 exhibition match in Italy fetch $615,000 at auction
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Michael Jordan's sneakers from 1985 exhibition match in Italy fetch $615,000 at auction

The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1 Highs that the NBA megastar wore during a 1985 exhibition match in Italy when he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.

Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel says he has been 'happier' but quashes rumours of not completing season with Ferrari
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Formula 1 2020: Sebastian Vettel says he has been 'happier' but quashes rumours of not completing season with Ferrari

Sebastian Vettel rejected the idea that Ferrari may ease him out of the team earlier than expected.

NBA: For first time in 23 seasons, San Antonio Spurs miss playoffs; Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies advance to play-in tournament
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NBA: For first time in 23 seasons, San Antonio Spurs miss playoffs; Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies advance to play-in tournament

Spurs were officially ousted when Memphis beat Milwaukee, and Phoenix completed an undefeated eight-game run in the NBA's restart bubble with a victory over Dallas.

Danielle Kang makes solid start in bid for third straight LPGA Tour win
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Danielle Kang makes solid start in bid for third straight LPGA Tour win

Kang has made a fast start to the LPGA Tour’s resumption following the coronavirus outbreak, winning back-to-back titles at the Drive On Championship and the Marathon Classic.

Champions League: 'Like Ronaldo and Messi', Germany's Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer square off in Europe
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Champions League: 'Like Ronaldo and Messi', Germany's Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and Manuel Neuer square off in Europe

Ter Stegen caused a stir last September by saying he could not understand why Neuer, Germany's goalkeeper since 2010, remains undisputed first-choice under head coach Joachim Loew.