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Luis Suarez wins 100th Uruguay cap, Saudi Arabia drop goalkeeper

Luis Suarez will make his 100th international appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday after being named in the starting XI for their second World Cup match against Saudi Arabia in Rostov.

Cristiano Ronaldo looms for Morocco as Russia basks in glory

Cristiano Ronaldo trained his sights on Morocco on Wednesday after his stunning hat-trick in Portugal's World Cup opener, while 2010 winners Spain play Iran with the host nation buzzing from Russia's unexpected success.

World Cup: Mo Salah’s return comes with health warning

Mohamed Salah is expected to return from his shoulder injury for Egypt's World Cup clash against hosts Russia on Tuesday after he sat out the 1-0 opening defeat to Uruguay.

Uruguay coach lavishes praise on ‘more mature’ Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez has “matured a great deal” and is primed to lead Uruguay’s assault on the World Cup, coach Oscar Tabarez said on the eve of their opening game in Russia.

Gianluigi Buffon bids tearful farewell to Juventus

Italy great Gianluigi Buffon played his final game for Juventus on Saturday before tearfully exiting after a trophy-laden 17-year career in a 2-1 win over already relegated Verona.

Giorgio Chiellini injury blow for Juventus title quest

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has suffered a torn hamstring muscle, the champions confirmed on Monday, and will be miss this weekend’s clash against Inter Milan and possibly the rest of the season.

Zinedine Zidane blasts “Real Madrid robbery” claims in Juventus victory

Zinedine Zidane has angrily attacked claims of a "Real Madrid robbery" in their dramatic and controversial Champions League quarter-final victory over Juventus on Wednesday night.

Juventus set to unleash fury on seventh straight title bid

Massimiliano Allegri warned that Juventus will unleash fury in their quest for a seventh straight Serie A title after another shattered Champions League dream.

Mauricio Pochettino: I work like I’ll be at Tottenham forever

Any Spurs success or failure is frequently accompanied with the question: 'Can they keep him?' It's often reserved for players - Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Toby Alderweireld, Christian Eriksen and Co - but Pochettino's future has also been mooted.

Giorgio Chiellini: Real Madrid aren’t just about Cristiano Ronaldo

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini believes Champions League quarterfinal opponent Real Madrid are about more than just Cristiano Ronaldo, while adding that revenge is not the main objective for his side on Tuesday night.

Five talking points ahead of Juventus v Real Madrid Champions League clash

Ten months after claiming their 12th Champions League title with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff, Real Madrid travel to Turin for Tuesday’s quarter-final, first leg clash.

West Ham’s Angelo Ogbonna gets Italy call as cover for doubtful Giorgio Chiellini

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna has been called up to the Italy squad as cover for the doubtful Giorgio Chiellini ahead of upcoming international friendlies.

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon back for Argentina, England swansong

Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon has been called up by interim coach Luigi Di Biagio for friendlies against England and Argentina later this month.

Juventus see off Atalanta to open four-point lead atop Serie A

Juventus beat visiting Atalanta 2-0 on Wednesday to open up a four-point lead over Napoli that could prove decisive in pursuit of an unprecedented seventh straight Serie A title.

Thousands gather in Florence for Davide Astori funeral

Thousands of mourners holding banners and letting off smoke flares gathered in Florence on Thursday for the funeral of Fiorentina and Italy footballer Davide Astori.

Juan Mata’s ‘Common Goal’ to use football for good

World Cup winner Juan Mata is breaking the mould, challenging the general perception of spoilt, rich footballers and helping to awaken the sport's social conscience through the Common Goal project.

Giorgio Chiellini: It will take all Juventus to stop Harry Kane

Centre-back Giorgio Chiellini said it will take the entire Juventus team to stop Tottenham striker Harry Kane in Tuesday's Champions League last 16 first leg clash in Turin.

Harry Kane can prove European pedigree at Juventus

Harry Kane scored more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi in 2017, but it is on the Champions League stage the prolific Tottenham striker must deliver to be truly measured against the five-time World Players of the Year.

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US reclaims top spot for world’s fastest supercomputer

TOP500 released an update to its list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory leading the way. In its debut last month, Summit clocked in at 200 petaflops of compute power.

Rep Adebutu: Why APC will lose to PDP in Ogun 2019 guber race

The member of the House of Representatives representing Ikenne, Sagama and Remo Constituency, Oladipupo Adebutu, has said Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and his party, the All Progressives Congress, will lose the 2019 gubernatorial race to the Peoples Democratic Party.

Aderemi Banjo: We’ll stop Femi Gbajabiamila in 2019

All Progressives Congress House of Representatives Aspirant, Hon. Aderemi Banjo, on Sunday deplored the leadership style of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, saying he had failed to deliver democracy dividends to the people.