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Robben comes out of retirement

Arjen Robben was inspired to launch a comeback with Groningen after they showed him a montage of basketball great Michael Jordan's career. Groningen officials met with Robben just days after he retired in May 2019. While that initial approach failed to convince 36-year-old Robben, talks were revived last month. The Dutch club used

UCL DRAW, BARCELONA TO FACE MANCHESTER UNITED

Tottenham have been drawn against Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarter-final tie, while Manchester United will face Barcelona. In the other two ties, last season's finalists Liverpool were drawn against Porto, while Real Madrid's conquerors Ajax will face Juventus. Fixtures in full JUVENTUS V AJAX LIVERPOOL

Manchester United sack manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United has fired Jose Mourinho following the club's worst ever Premier League start. The club currently languishes in sixth place in the league, 19 points behind leaders Liverpool after Sunday's insipid 3-1 defeat at Anfield .A temporary caretaker manager will be appointed until the end of the current season while the

KOUYATE MOVES TO CRYSTAL PALACE

  Crystal Palace have signed midfielder Cheikhou Kouyate from West Ham on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee. The 28-year-old Senegal international spent four seasons with the Hammers, making 129 Premier League appearances and scoring 12 goals. He becomes the Eagles' second signing of the summer, after goalkeeper Vicente Guaita arrived on

Tokyo 2020 introduces names of mascots for Olympic, Paralympic Games

The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday. The mascot for the Olympics is named Miraitowa while the Paralympic mascot will be known as Someity. Miraitowa is a combination of the Japanese words for future and eternity while Someity comes

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