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Sky set to win Italian UEFA Champions League soccer broadcasting rights - source

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Sky set to win Italian UEFA Champions League soccer broadcasting rights - source

- MILAN: The Italian unit of Sky is set to win the tender for the TV broadcasting rights of UEFA Champions League matches in Italy, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday. Bids for the three seasons starting from 2018/2019 through to 2020/2021 were due on Monday morning. The source added that an official decision has yet to be announced

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Race for top four: Arsenal and Liverpool and separated by a point - so who will finish in a Champions League spot?

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Race for top four: Arsenal and Liverpool and separated by a point - so who will finish in a Champions League spot?

- The final day of the season is very nearly upon us. Chelsea are Champions. Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Hull City have been relegated. Tottenham have Champions League football. Manchester City have all but secured Champions League football. And then there is Arsenal and Liverpool. Of course the Reds are in the driving seat, but their priceless top four spot is up for grabs on Sunday and Arsenal are gunning to take it from them

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Swedish football league cancels game over match fixing fears - Football

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Swedish football league cancels game over match fixing fears - Football

- STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A top-flight soccer game in Sweden has been postponed after a player was offered a large sum of money to help fix the result of the match, Sweden's Football Association said on Thursday. The game between IFK Gothenburg and AIK, two of Sweden's biggest clubs, was set to be played later on Thursday. A player in AIK was approached by a matchfixer on Tuesday but instead contacted the association who alerted police

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Factbox - Predictable European soccer leagues - Football

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Factbox - Predictable European soccer leagues - Football

- ZURICH (Reuters) - Following are some of the European soccer leagues which have come to be dominated by one team over the last few seasons: Scotland. Celtic won the title this season with eight games to spare. It was their sixth successive title. Austria. Salzburg need one point from their last four games to clinch the title for the eighth time in the last 11 seasons

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SFR gets French rights for Champions League soccer tournament - Football

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SFR gets French rights for Champions League soccer tournament - Football

- PARIS (Reuters) - SFR Group's sports channel has acquired the full French TV rights for the Champions League soccer tournament, said a source familiar with the matter, confirming an earlier report in L'Equipe newspaper. The source added that SFR would spend 350 million euros (295 million pounds) annually for the Champions League rights, with SFR also getting the rights in France for the Europa League soccer tournament

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Foot - USL - Didier Drogba signe à Phoenix en United Soccer League

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Foot - USL - Didier Drogba signe à Phoenix en United Soccer League

- Quelques mois après avoir quitté l'Impact Montréal, Didier Drogba a trouvé un nouveau défi. A 38 ans, l'attaquant ivoirien s'est engagé avec le club de United Soccer League (l'équivalent de la D2 nord-américaine) de Phoenix. «Heureux d'annoncer que je continue ma carrière au Phoenix Rising Football Club et par la même occasion rejoindre (sic) le groupe d'actionnaires», a posté Drogba sur ses réseaux sociaux

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Former Premier League football player Dalian Atkinson shot fatally with taser

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Former Premier League football player Dalian Atkinson shot fatally with taser

- (CNN)-Former Premier League football player Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a taser in the British town of Telford early Thursday, according to local media reports. West Mercia Police said in a statement Monday that an independent investigation had been launched into the death of a man who was shot by police with a taser. He was named by local media as Dalian Atkinson, a 48-year-old former player

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Former Premier League football player fatally tasered in UK

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Former Premier League football player fatally tasered in UK

- Former Premier League football player Dalian Atkinson has died after being shot with a taser in the British town of Telford early Monday, according to local media reports. West Mercia Police said in a statement Monday that an independent investigation has been launched into the death of a man who was shot by police with a Taser. He was named by local media as Dalian Atkinson, a 48-year-old former player

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Mixed fortunes for Soccer League for Children in Nottingham Cup

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Mixed fortunes for Soccer League for Children in Nottingham Cup

- Ugandan side; Soccer League for Children Academy opened their campaign on a winning note as the annual Nottingham Youth Cup football tournament kicked off at the Highfield's ground in UK on Thursday. The Ugandans who arrived in London on Wednesday, opened their campaign strongly, walloping America's X L National 9-1. But they later lost by the same margin to England's AFC Mansfield and were due to play USA's Strikers Storm

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