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Gareth Bale: Real Madrid forward wants to ‘play all his career’ at club

Bale has scored 101 goals for Real Madrid Gareth Bale wants to “play all his career” at Real Madrid despite the return of Zinedine Zidane as manager, says his agent Jonathan Barnett. The Frenchman’s appointment is “bad news” for the Welsh forward because Zidane “does not want to work with Bale”, according to Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. The 29-year-old has been booed by home supporters this season. Barnett said Bale is “very happy at the moment” but “we will see what goes on”. Asked if Bale will stay at…

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Tennis: Evans in second career final after upsetting Isner at Delray

(Reuters) – Briton Dan Evans spoke of his resilience after reaching his second career final with a 3-6 6-2 6-3 upset of second seed John Isner at the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2019. Britain’s Dan Evans in action during the match against Switzerland’s Roger Federer. REUTERS/Edgar Su Less than a year after returning from a 12-month cocaine suspension, Evans staged a remarkable turnaround to set up a final against Moldovan…

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Golf: Woods hits career low with putting woes on consecutive holes in Mexico

Feb 23, 2019; Mexico City, MEX; Tiger Woods reacts after a shot on the first hole during the third round of the WGC – Mexico Championship golf tournament at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Tiger Woods has won more major championships than anyone other than Jack Nicklaus but his putting went badly awry during the third round of the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday. The American, in his first competitive appearance south of the border, sent murmurs of disbelief through the packed gallery when…

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Tennis: Evans in first career final after upsetting Isner at Delray

FILE PHOTO – Tennis – Australian Open – Second Round – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2019. Britain’s Dan Evans in action during the match against Switzerland’s Roger Federer. REUTERS/Edgar Su (Reuters) – Briton Dan Evans reached his first career final when he upset second seed John Isner 3-6 6-2 6-3 at the Delray Beach Open in Florida on Saturday. Less than a year after returning from a 12-month cocaine suspension, Evans staged a remarkable turnaround after a slow start against Isner. The American took command early, breaking Evans…

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Journeyman Jung jags biggest career win in upset of Tiafoe

(Reuters) – Seven months after his grand slam debut, journeyman Jason Jung recorded the biggest scalp of his career when he upset Frances Tiafoe 6-3 7-5 in the second round at the New York Open on Thursday. After squandering a match point while receiving at 5-3, Jung was broken in the next game and the match seemed to be slipping from his grasp at the Nassau Coliseum on Long Island. But American-born Jung, who plays for Taiwan, regrouped and broke back in the next game before serving out for the…

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Heart gives Vonn final medal of sparkling career

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Lindsey Vonn’s body may have told her it’s time to quit skiing, but the American says it was her heart that won her a final medal of her career as she took bronze in the women’s downhill at the World Championships in Are. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine World Ski Championships – Women’s Downhill – Are, Sweden – February 10, 2019 – Bronze medalist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. celebrates. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger The 34-year-old, who is the most successful female skier of all time, announced earlier in…

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Lindsey Vonn wins World Championships bronze in final race of career

Lindsey Vonn won bronze in her final professional race in the downhill at the Alpine World Championships, as Ilka Stuhec took gold. American Vonn becomes the first female skier to win a medal at six World Championships. The 34-year-old clocked one minute 02.23 seconds – 0.49 behind Slovenian Stuhec, who was the defending champion. Switzerland’s Corinne Soutar pushed Vonn into the bronze-medal position in Are, Sweden. Vonn is the most successful female skier of all time, with a record 20 World Cup titles to her name and 82 victories on…

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Gareth Bale scores 100th Real Madrid goal – so why is his career under a cloud?

Gareth Bale has scored 100 Real Madrid goals – one for every million euro they paid Tottenham for him Is Gareth Bale’s time in Spain coming to an end? Yes, yes… you’ve heard it all before. It feels as though the flying winger has spent almost his entire five-and-a-half year Real Madrid career being confronted by rumours that the club are preparing to sell him, and the build-up to Saturday’s derby at Atletico Madrid was no different. After being sidelined by the latest in a long line of injuries during…

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South Africa football: ‘Being openly gay has held my career back’

In many African countries, being gay is a crime. And on the football field it’s very rare to find openly gay players. But one player is hoping to change that… Phuti Lekoloane plays in goal in the third tier of South African football and is trying to break stereotypes to pave the way for other gay players to come out. Video journalist: Christian Parkinson Source link

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Golf: Career will not be defined by a few bad years, says Spieth

(Reuters) – Jordan Spieth has not lifted a trophy since the 2017 British Open and has drifted to 21st in the world rankings but the Texan says he would have had a good career even if he never wins again and that he will not go chasing results. Jan 25, 2019; San Diego, CA, USA; Jordan Spieth plays his second shot on the fourth hole during the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament at Torrey Pines Municipal Golf Course – South Course. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY…

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