A stunning goal from Eduardo Vargas gave host nation Chile a 2-1 win in a pulsating match against 10-man Peru, sending them to their first final since 1987 2.30am BST And I’ll leave you to digest it at your leisure. Thanks for your company this evening, it’s been hugely enjoyable. See you again soon, and goodnight. 2.29am BST I’m going to reproduce in full another long read sent to me during the game from Peter Kozak, because it’s very interesting on the background to Chile’s success and what it means to the nation: “Copa America has certainly hit Chile at a turbulent time. The political class are in deep crisis thanks to an on-going financial scandal (politicians receiving lucrative donations from the financial and mining sectors, and across the whole political spectrum, and not paying the corresponding taxes); State teachers have been on strike for the last month over government education reforms, and every week there’s at least one march through the city centre; the economy is slowing down, which could be for a number of domestic and international reasons too tedious to go into during a football match; and life for many people is rather tough: long working days, and for well over half the workforce, very low wages and often dismal employment conditions. Continue reading...
Brenden Dillon has signed a five-year contract to remain with the San Jose Sharks, according to reports Monday.
The 24-year-old defenseman could have become a restricted free agent Wednesday. The contract has an average annual value of $3.27 m...
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The game is far from ‘soft’; the Dragons momentarily lose their fire; Sharks fire when blood’s in the water; here come the Panthers; and Belmore - a big success No doubt the game of rugby league has become increasingly sanitised. The boot-flying anarchy of the scrum has been jettisoned for the charade we have now, shoulder charges have been outlawed, and things have got so nanny state that, get this, you can’t even punch an opponent in the face anymore without sanction! Continue reading...
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Ryan Tannehill becoming more of a leader
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Video: Gronk freestyle raps and the results were interesting
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Ron Jaworski sees bright future for Jets with Geno Smith
Andy MacPhail, hired Monday to become the new Phillies president at the end of the season, discussed the use of sabermetrics with Phillies owners Jim Buck, Pete Buck and John Middleton.
@Squadra piccolo campione @powertothekids @cannondale great to see kids on the bike @proud @ILoveLivigno @fun @cycling http
Meet the all-wheel drive fatbike dreamed up by Kate Leeming, from Perth, who plans to become the first person to cycle across Antarctica at the end of this year. Leeming is now raising funds and seeking sponsorship, drawing on her experiences of riding across Russia and Africa and around Australia to prepare for her next epic journey. Click here to read more about the expedition Spitsbergen footage by Claudio von Planta Continue reading...
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@Busy weekend with Warrior Dash, Broadripple Kids Fair and a Graduation party finished off with fireworks!!... http
The Hague, the Netherlands, June 29, 2015 - It is day four of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships 2015. You can keep up with all the news from The Hague, Amsterdam, Apeldoorn and Rotterdam right here.
@Instead of a step forward we do a return! @fail the worldcup in Montréal is cancelled!
@Flagbearers at the Opening Ceremony of the @PORTMORESBY2015 next weekend! http
@My ribs are the sorest thing on my body this morning!! I was meant to run faster....clearly
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