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Alberto Contador (L) and Vincenzo Nibali ride during stage eight of the Tour de France on July 12, 2014
Alberto Contador sets 2018 retirement
Alberto Contador earmarks a 2018 retirement from cycling, but pledges to go out with a bang by winning the Tour de France for a second time.
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Emmanuel Adebayor (c) of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match against Aston Villa on November 2, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino: 'Emmanuel Adebayor available for selection'
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino reveals that striker Emmanuel Adebayor could feature against Burnley on Saturday afternoon.
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Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands in action during his quarter-final match Clinton Bridge of Australia against during day two of the Sydney Darts Masters on August 30, 2013
Wayne Mardle warns Michael van Gerwen over 'going to sleep'
Wayne Mardle warns Michael van Gerwen that he cannot afford to let up for a moment in his bid to win back-to-back world darts championships.
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Wolves manager Kenny Jackett looks on prior to the Pre Season Friendly match between Oxford United and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Kassam Stadium on July 29, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers hand trial to Gudmundur Thorarinsson
Wolverhampton Wanderers hand a trial to Icelandic midfielder Gudmundur Thorarinsson, who has recently been training with Championship rivals Millwall.
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Real Madrid's defender Daniel Carvajal vies with Atletico Madrid's Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic during the Spanish Supercup first-leg football match Real Madrid CF vs Club Atletico de Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on August 19, 201
Dani Carvajal smashes controller in PS4 rage
Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal destroy a Playstation 4 controller after losing to teammate Isco in a game.
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New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between South Africa and New Zealand at The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on March 24, 2014
New Zealand post 275 against Pakistan in third one-day international
New Zealand post a total of 275-4 in the fifth one-day international against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
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Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard celebrates scoring their fourth goal during the English Premier League football match between Hull City and Manchester City at the KC Stadium in Kingston-Upon Hull on September 27, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini unclear on Frank Lampard future
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists that he is still unclear whether midfielder Frank Lampard will remain at the club past the end of January.
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Darren Bent of Brighton scores the first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Fulham at The Amex Stadium on November 29, 2014
Darren Bent has two luxury cars stolen
Former England international Darren Bent is the victim of a burglary as two top-of-the-range cars worth a combined a £160,000 are stolen from his home.
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Ally McCoist, the Rangers manager, looks on during the pre season friendly match between Derby County and Rangers at iPro Stadium on August 2, 2014
Ally McCoist: 'I'm 100% committed to Rangers'
Rangers manager Ally McCoist insists that it is "business as usual" at Ibrox despite handing in his resignation over the past seven days.
13:50
 Roberto Soldado of Spurs attempts to tackle a pitch invader as stewards apprehend him during the UEFA Europa League group C match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and FK Partizan at White Hart Lane on November 27, 2014
White Hart Lane trio given three-year ban over pitch invasion stunt
Three men have been banned from Spurs' stadium White Hart Lane until 2018 for staging separate pitch invasions at a Europa League game in November.
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South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander appeals during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on July 18, 2014
West Indies in trouble against South Africa
West Indies look in danger of following on against South Africa after slumping to 184-6 at tea on the third day of the first Test in Centurion.
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Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Shrewsbury Town and Chelsea at Greenhous Meadow on October 28, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'We must adapt against Stoke City'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that his side must adapt to Stoke City's style of play in order to secure three points at the Britannia Stadium.
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Jack Wilshere of Arsenal looks on prior to the the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on September 20, 2014
Jack Wilshere star-struck by Scott Disick, French Montana
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere breaks his selfie rule to capture the moment that he met reality TV star Scott Disick and American rapper French Montana.
13:15
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Louis van Gaal coy over Radamel Falcao inclusion
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refuses to reveal whether striker Radamel Falcao will feature against Aston Villa this weekend.
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Angel Di Maria of Manchester United celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Angel di Maria could return against Aston Villa'
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reveals that midfielder Angel di Maria could feature in his squad for the game at Aston Villa on Saturday.
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Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Live Coverage: Jose Mourinho's weekly Chelsea press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho's press conference ahead of the league leaders visit to Stoke City.
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Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Teenager arrested over Anthony Crolla assault
A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the brutal attack that left boxer Anthony Crolla in hospital with a fractured skull and broken ankle.
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Monaco's French defender Eric Abidal trains before the French L1 football match between Monaco and Montpellier on August 18, 2013
Eric Abidal to end playing career this weekend
Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal reveals that he will retire from professional football this weekend.
12:31
Michael J Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee, gestures during a press conference at the FIFA's headquarter on July 27, 2012
FIFA to release Michael Garcia report
FIFA executives vote unanimously to publish a 430-page report regarding alleged corruption surrounding the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup.
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Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on November 8, 2014
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal's pre-match press conference ahead of his side's game against Aston Villa.
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Danny Fox of Southampton in action during the pre season friendly match between Southampton and Real Sociedad at St Mary's Stadium on August 10, 2013
Nottingham Forest's Danny Fox bleaches beard to raise Cystic Fibrosis awareness
Notts Forest defender Danny Fox bleaches his beard in a bid to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, a disease that claimed the life of his friend two years ago.
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Moises Henriques and Nic Maddinson of the Sixers celebrate winning the Big Bash League match between Sydney Thunder and the Sydney Sixers at ANZ Stadium on January 25, 2014
Result: Sydney Sixers win by eight wickets
Sydney Sixers ease past Melbourne Renegades as they win by eight wickets in the Twenty20's Big Bash League
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Dereck Chisora celebrates his victory over Ondrej Pala during their WBO and Vacant International Heavyweight Championship bout at The Copper Box on November 30, 2013
Dereck Chisora threatens to kill man in car park spat
Heavyweight boxer Dereck Chisora is slapped with 60 hours community service after being found guilty of threatening to kill a man outside a post office.
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Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Brendan Rodgers wary of "world-class" Alexis Sanchez
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers admits that he is wary of the threat that "world-class" Alexis Sanchez will pose when they meet Arsenal on Sunday.
11:39
Raymond Van Barneveld of the Netherlands plays against Adrian Lewis of England during the 2014 Dubai Duty Free Darts Masters Quarter-Final at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, Irish Village on May 29, 2014
Five shocks in PDC World Championship first round
Sports Mole selects five surprise results that have occurred in the first round of the PDC World Championship.
11:36
Lazar Markovic of Liverpool scores his team's second goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Bournemouth and Liverpool at Goldsands Stadium on December 17, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: 'Lazar Markovic is finding his feet'
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says that Lazar Markovic is beginning to find his feet at Anfield after his £20m switch from Benfica in the summer.
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West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels and team captain Darren Sammy celebrate dismissing England's batsman Eoin Morgan during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
West Indies finish on 110-2 at lunch
The West Indies finish on 110-2 to trail South Africa by 442 runs at lunch on Day Three of their Test series.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after defeating Marcos Maidana by majority decision in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014
Five fights that need to happen in 2015
Sports Mole suggests five fights that should be made during 2015.
10:47
Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Live Coverage: Brendan Rodgers's weekly Liverpool press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers's pre-match press conference ahead of their Premier League game against Arsenal.
10:45
Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger: 'Aaron Ramsey may miss Christmas period'
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals that Aaron Ramsey's hamstring problem may keep him out for the busy festive period.
10:39
Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores off a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014
Kevin Durant injured in Oklahoma City Thunder loss
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant admits that he is hoping to play against the Los Angeles Lakers despite spraining his ankle.
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Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Harry Redknapp dismisses Peter Crouch reports
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp plays down reports linking him with a move for Stoke City's Peter Crouch
10:20
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is congratulated by Klay Thompson #11 after Curry made a basket and was fouled during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena on January 23, 2013
NBA roundup: Golden State Warriors beat Oklahoma City Thunder
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Thursday's games in the NBA.
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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger has "huge respect" for Liverpool fans
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reveals the "huge respect" he has for Liverpool's Anfield support.
09:56
Fulham's USA player Clint Dempsey (L) congratulates Fulham's English striker Bobby Zamora (R) after he scores the second goal during the English Premier League football match on December 19, 2009
On this day: Manchester United slip to Fulham defeat
On this day in 2009, Manchester United's title ambitions suffer a blow after they fall to a surprise 3-0 defeat to Fulham at Craven Cottage.
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Inter Milan's coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Inter at San Siro Stadium in Milan on November 23, 2014
Roberto Mancini: 'Mario Balotelli should copy Zlatan Ibrahimovic'
Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini urges Mario Balotelli to use Zlatan Ibrahimovic as inspiration to kick-start his Liverpool career.
09:40
Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks on before kick off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on August 30, 2014
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer credits Louis van Gaal for Manchester United form
Ex-Manchester United forward Ole Gunnar Solskjaer credits Louis van Gaal's "strong personality" for their upturn in form.
09:17
Barcelona's forward Pedro Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs CF Granada at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on November 23, 2013
Report: Arsenal ready to make £26m bid for Barcelona's Pedro
Arsenal want to bring Barcelona winger Pedro to the Emirates Stadium in the New Year and will offer £26m for his services, according to a report.
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Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Live Coverage: Harry Redknapp's weekly Queens Park Rangers press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp's pre-match press conference.
08:45
Steven Gerrard of England speaks with Raheem Sterling of England after he was shown a red card during the International friendly match between England and Ecuador at Sun Life Stadium on June 4, 2014
Steven Gerrard: Liverpool "perfect" club for Raheem Sterling development
Raheem Sterling is urged to sign a new deal at Liverpool by skipper Steven Gerrard, who says that the midfielder can continue to improve at the club.
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