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Red Sox, Cora agree to contract extension

The Boston Red Sox and manager Alex Cora have agreed to terms on a contract that includes an extension that will run through 2021 with a club option for 2022, the team announced Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Oct 31, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora speaks before the World Series victory parade at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo In Cora’s first season at the helm, the Red Sox finished the regular season with a franchise-best 108-54 (.667) record and won the World Series,…

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Raheem Sterling: Manchester City forward signs new three-year contract extension

Sterling alongside Manchester City director of football Txiki Begiristain after signing his new deal Raheem Sterling has signed a three-year contract extension at Manchester City, committing him to the club until 2023 in a deal worth up to £300,000 a week. The 23-year-old England forward’s previous deal at Etihad Stadium was due to expire at the end of next season. It is understood the new contract will make Sterling one of the best-paid English players in the Premier League. “I’m delighted to sign. My development here has been incredible,” said…

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MLB owners expected to approve Manfred contract: report

FILE PHOTO: Rob Manfred, commissioner of Major League Baseball, takes part in the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York, U.S., February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Major League Baseball owners are expected to unanimously approve a five-year contract extension for commissioner Rob Manfred when they meet next week in Atlanta, USA Today reported Thursday. He needs the approval of 23 of 30 owners. Manfred, 60, was elected as baseball’s 10th commissioner by unanimous vote in 2014 to replace Bud Selig, who held the post for 17 years. He…

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Web creator Berners-Lee launches contract for better internet

LONDON (Reuters) – Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, has launched a campaign to persuade governments, companies and individuals to sign a “Contract for the Web” set of principles designed to defend a free and open internet. World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee speaks during the inauguration of Web Summit, Europe’s biggest tech conference, in Lisbon, Portugal, November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Pedro Nunes Berners-Lee, who hatched the Web in 1989, said a sense of optimism about the internet had been damaged by abuses of personal data, online hate…

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Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder signs new contract until 2024

Tottenham’s England midfielder Dele Alli has signed a new contract that will keep him at the club until 2024. The 22-year-old joined Spurs in 2015 and has scored 48 goals in 153 competitive appearances. He has made six Premier League appearances this season – including Monday’s defeat to Manchester City at Wembley – but has not scored since the opening day of the campaign. He previously played for boyhood club MK Dons. More to follow. Source link

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager wants to ‘see out’ contract at club

‘Last time I spoke in Portuguese, I was in trouble’ – Jose Mourinho Jose Mourinho says he is “happy” at Manchester United and wants to “see out” his contract at the club after being linked with a return to Real Madrid. Reports claim the La Liga giants want the Portuguese manager back to replace under-pressure boss Julen Lopetegui. But the 55-year-old, whose Old Trafford contract runs until 2020, said: “I am happy here. “All I am thinking about at the moment is Manchester United.” Mourinho’s own job was under question…

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Usain Bolt offered Central Coast Mariners contract – agent

Usain Bolt is the 100m and 200m world record holder Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a professional football contract by Australian side Central Coast Mariners, says his agent Ricky Simms. The 32-year-old Jamaican, who retired from athletics in 2017, has been on trial with the A-League club. “In response to the media stories, yes, Usain has been offered a contract,” Simms told Fairfax Media. The club told BBC Sport they would not comment on media speculation. Bolt scored two goals on his first start for the…

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Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion ‘turns down’ Valletta contract

Usain Bolt scored twice in a 4-0 win over Macarthur South West last week Usain Bolt has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC, as he continues his pursuit to become a professional footballer. The winner of eight Olympic sprinting titles, who retired from athletics in 2017, is currently on trial at Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. Bolt, 32, scored two goals in a recent pre-season friendly but has not been offered a contract. “Usain does not wish to pursue this Malta opportunity,” said his agent. “There is…

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Asked to play in the Championship for free & the out of contract players

Nedum Onuoha made 224 appearances for QPR between 2012 and 2018 You are the captain of QPR, have just won the Players’ Player of the Year award and, at 31, could still have some of your best years ahead of you. So imagine Nedum Onuoha’s surprise this summer when the Championship club asked him to play for free. The defender refused and later turned down an offer which was “incentive-based against appearances”, opting instead to move to the United States with Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer. “I’d only…

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TomTom shares slide on Volvo contract loss

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch navigation firm TomTom (TOM2.AS) said on Tuesday it had lost a contract with carmaker Volvo, overshadowing a forecast-beating earnings report to knock shares as much as 9 percent lower. FILE PHOTO: TomTom navigation are seen in front of TomTom displayed logo in this illustration taken July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo The company said the contract to provide location and navigation services to Volvo, which was announced in 2016, had been ended before it was due to go into force in 2019. That fed into fears…

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