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Hamilton Ready To Sign On The Dotted Line

 Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is ready to sign a new contract that, according to media reports, could net him more than $40 million a year.

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More Even Split Of Champions League Funds To Come

Champions League and Europa League revenue will be distributed more evenly next season, the European Clubs Association (ECA) and UEFA said on Tuesday.

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Michael Schumacher's 'Progress Is Uncertain' As Care Costs Spiral

Michael SchumacherSTRICKEN F1 legend Michael Schumacher's care costs have soared to over £10million since his ski accident in the French Alps nearly 14 months ago, according to medical insiders.

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Germany, Portugal Boost Euro 2016 Qualifying Hopes

LONDON: Traditional heavyweights Germany and Portugal earned important wins to boost their hopes of qualifying for the 2016 European Championship on Sunday, while Romania and Northern Ireland hold a big edge in their group after victories.

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James Ward-Prowse Secures Thrilling England Under-21 Win Over Germany

James Ward-Prowse scores England's winner against Germany at the Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty ImagesJames Ward-Prowse upstaged the young Germany striker Philipp Hofmann on the occasion of his 22nd birthday by scoring the winner as England Under-21s twice came from behind to secure victory with a late flourish.

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Venus, Serena Williams Reach Quarterfinals At Miami Open

Basking in her latest victory, a beaming Venus Williams stood near her changeover chair launching autographed balls into the stands, steering her shots with body English and applauding the fans who scrambled for the souvenirs.

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Italy Coach Antonio Conte Dismisses Idea That He Might Quit

Antonio Conte has banished any idea he will quit as Italy coach and insisted there was nothing wrong with hard work, in an apparent reply to suggestions he was overworking his players.

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Thien How Needs BAM's Speedy Response To His Resignation Letter

BAMKUALA LUMPUR -- Former national doubles player Hoon Thien How hoped the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) would respond speedily to his resignation letter.

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Chong Wei's Absence In Men's Singles Main Draw An Eye Sore For Local Fans

Chong WeiKUALA LUMPUR -- Just like in the All England Open badminton championships recently, the national badminton squad once again will be without a candidate in the men's singles main draw at the Malaysian Open Super Series which kicks off tomorrow.

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Rossi Takes Stunning Season Opener In Qatar

 Nine-time world champion Valentino Rossi, on a Yamaha, won a spectacular Grand Prix of Qatar as he withstood a furious onslaught from fellow Italian Andrea Dovizioso over the final laps to take the opening race of the season.

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