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Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral found hanged in his house

Czech football player Frantisek Rajtoral was found dead Sunday in his home in Gaziantep, police said. He was 31. ... Full story

Jamaican olympic medalist died in crash

Olympic silver medalist Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in the Jamaican capital of Kingston. ... Full story

Borussia Dortmund footballers' bus hit by blasts on way to match

Three minor explosions hit the team bus of Borussia Dortmund footballers on Tuesday, police said, hours before a Champions League quarter-final in the northwestern city. ... Full story

Olympic marathon winner fails drug test

Kenyan athlete Jemima Sumgong, who last year became the first Kenyan woman to win a gold in the marathon at the Olympics, has failed an out-of-competition doping test, the sport’s international governing body said on Friday. ... Full story

Sanchez and Ozil contract negotiations on hold

Contract negotiations with Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil have been put on hold until the summer, says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. ... Full story

Eight teams continued their UEFA Champions League journey

Eight teams continued their UEFA Champions League journey after the Round of 16 wrapped up Wednesday evening. ... Full story

Cameroon have won the final match against Egypt of 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

A late goal by Vincent Aboubakar sealed a 2-1 championship win for Cameroon over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday in Gabon. ... Full story

The 10 starting players for the 2017 NBA All-Star game were revealed

The 10 starting players for the 2017 NBA All-Star game were revealed late Thursday by the league and the last two year's All-Star Most Valuable Player (MVP) Russell Westbrook was left out due to a new selection format. ... Full story

Guardiola, It's like a final for us if you want to be there

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says it will be difficult for his side to keep up with Premier League leaders Chelsea in the title race. ... Full story

Turkish teams opponents in Europa League unveiled

Osmanlispor to meet Olympiacos, Fenerbahce draws Krasnodar, and Besiktas paired with Hapoel Beer-Sheva in last 32 phase ... Full story

Manchester United reached the Europa League knockout stages

Manchester United reached the Europa League knockout stages by beating Zorya Luhansk as Henrikh Mkhitaryan struck a fine first goal for the club. ... Full story

Sergio Aguero Manchester City striker banned

City were losing 3-1 at home to Chelsea when Aguero was sent off after receiving a straight red card for this tackle on Luiz ... Full story

World number one Angelique Kerber reachs WTA Finals

World number one Angelique Kerber and Slovakia's seventh seed Dominika Cibulkova secured semi-final places at the WTA Finals as both players won their final group matches in Singapore. ... Full story

Europa League fixtures, Fenerbahce take on Mourinho's United

Fenerbahce take on Mourinho's United. Istanbul side's striker Robin van Persie to line out against former club in Europa League clash at Old Trafford on Thursday ... Full story

England will face world champions Germany in a friendly in 2017

The fixture comes four days before England's 2018 World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley. ... Full story

Turkish athlete wins 400m hurdle bronze at Rio

Turkish national athlete Yasmani Copello Escobar Thursday won the bronze medal in the men’s 400-meter hurdles at the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. ... Full story

Rio Olympics, 12th Day

Brazil and Germany are set to face off in the men’s football final of the Olympics following semifinal victories Tuesday, setting the stage for a rematch after the historic 2014 World Cup semifinals game ... Full story

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