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Ukraine official denied access to hunger-striker in Russian jail

Kiev protested to Moscow on Friday after a Ukrainian rights official was barred from visiting hunger-striking filmmaker, Oleg Sentsov, in a Russian prison amid growing concerns for his life.

Police: England fans at risk in Russia after Amsterdam arrests

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) has warned that England supporters could face problems at the World Cup after more than 100 were arrested at the friendly win over Netherlands in Amsterdam on Friday.

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Iker Casillas has dispelled rumours that he is set to retire from football following a heart attack during a Porto training session.

Real Madrid great Iker Casillas denies fresh retirement reports

Iker Casillas has denied fresh reports he is retiring from football after he suffered a heart attack during training with Porto last month.

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

Ecuador’s highest court on Wednesday approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.
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Olympique Lyon shares rise after Ferland Mendy sold to Real Madrid

Olympique Lyonnais’ shares rose on Thursday after the French soccer club sold left-back Ferland Mendy to Real Madrid for some 48 million euros (£42.7 million).
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Manchester City begin title defence at West Ham United, Manchester United open at home...

Champions Manchester City begins the defence of their Premier League title away at West Ham, while Manchester United will host Chelsea in a blockbuster meeting to start the campaign after next season’s fixtures were revealed on Thursday.
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Algeria sends former premier to prison for corruption

The Algerian Supreme Court has sent to prison former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia, the latest chapter in an unprecedented anti-corruption campaign in the history of the country.