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Pique gaffe reveals Cesc price

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has apparently let slip that teammate Cesc Fabregas is leaving the club for 33 million euros ($45 million) in a remark overheard by Spanish public television. Without revealing the attacking midfielder’s destination, widely rumoured to be …

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World Cup: Demichelis makes Argentina’s squad

Central defender Martin Demichelis was named on Monday in Argentina’s 23-man World Cup squad while regular reserve midfielder Ever Banega was left out. Coach Alejandro Sabella recalled Demichelis to his provisional squad last month after his title-winning season with English …

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Qatar World Cup: £3m corruption claim

Fifa is facing fresh allegations of corruption over its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. The Sunday Times (external) has obtained millions of secret documents – emails, letters and bank transfers – which it alleges are …

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Wenger signs new three-year contract with Arsenal

LONDON (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he was excited by the club’s prospects after signing a new three-year contract that will keep him at the Emirates until 2017. The 64-year-old Frenchman is the current longest-serving manager in the …

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World Cup: Activists, Police clash in Brazil

Hundreds protest outside World Cup stadium in capital over plans to shrink size of some reserves for indigenous groups. Indigenous protesters in traditional dress squared against Brazilian police mounted on horses in the country’s capital, just outside a new football …

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