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  • NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Paul has been re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association.

    Chris Paul re-elected as president of the NBPA

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Paul has been re-elected as president of the National Basketball Players Association.
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  • It's no secret the French forward is enjoying Los Angeles, but the Liga MX club says his journey is strictly pleasure, not business Andre-Pierre Gignac has made no secret that he's enjoying his offseason vacation, with his current trip taking him to Southern California. Lozano: PSV deal ..

    ‘He went to visit Mickey Mouse’ – Tigres president denies LA Galaxy made Gignac offer

    It's no secret the French forward is enjoying Los Angeles, but the Liga MX club says his journey is strictly pleasure, not business Andre-Pierre Gignac has made no secret that he's enjoying his offseason vacation, with his current trip taking him to Southern California. Lozano: PSV deal ..
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  • Los Blancos had the Brazilian close to a transfer but ultimately could not cross the finish line, according to the club's long-time boss Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that his club nearly signed Neymar before the Brazilian star joined rivals Barcelona. 'We would hav..

    ‘Neymar passed a medical with Madrid’ – Real president Perez reveals how he nearly signed the Barcelona star

    Los Blancos had the Brazilian close to a transfer but ultimately could not cross the finish line, according to the club's long-time boss Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that his club nearly signed Neymar before the Brazilian star joined rivals Barcelona. 'We would hav..
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  • SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Kings president Chris Granger is leaving the team to take on a new challenge.

    Sacramento Kings president Chris Granger leaves team

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Kings president Chris Granger is leaving the team to take on a new challenge.
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  • The Los Blancos supremo had his eye on the Argentine, but revealed it would have been impossible to steal the forward away from Real's rivals Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that he would have loved to bring Lionel Messi to Santiago Bernabeu. The Argentine has been at Barc..

    ‘We would have loved Messi at Madrid’ – Real president Perez expresses regret at missing out on Barcelona star

    The Los Blancos supremo had his eye on the Argentine, but revealed it would have been impossible to steal the forward away from Real's rivals Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that he would have loved to bring Lionel Messi to Santiago Bernabeu. The Argentine has been at Barc..
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  • © Getty Images In the first round of group-stage matches, VAR has been used five times and performed an important role in ensuring a fair outcome in games at the FIFA Confederations Cup. All five incidents were goal situations: four related to offsides and one to a handball. Having attended all four matches, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “I am extremely happy with VAR so far. We have seen how video assistance has helped referees to make the correct decisions. This is what VAR is all about. The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication. What fans have been waiting for over so many years is finally happening. This is a milestone tournament. Video Assistant Refereeing is the future of modern football”.

    “A milestone tournament”: FIFA President on VAR at Confederations Cup

    © Getty Images In the first round of group-stage matches, VAR has been used five times and performed an important role in ensuring a fair outcome in games at the FIFA Confederations Cup. All five incidents were goal situations: four related to offsides and one to a handball. Having attended all four matches, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “I am extremely happy with VAR so far. We have seen how video assistance has helped referees to make the correct decisions. This is what VAR is all about. The VAR tests during this Confederations Cup are also helping us to improve the processes and fine-tune communication. What fans have been waiting for over so many years is finally happening. This is a milestone tournament. Video Assistant Refereeing is the future of modern football”.
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  • No candidates ran against the 70-year-old, though it seems he has a job on his hands to convince Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Santiago Bernabeu Florentino Perez will remain Real Madrid president until 2021 after no candidates ran against him. Ronaldo dodges press conference Perez, who first held ..

    Perez to remain Madrid president until 2021

    No candidates ran against the 70-year-old, though it seems he has a job on his hands to convince Cristiano Ronaldo to stay at Santiago Bernabeu Florentino Perez will remain Real Madrid president until 2021 after no candidates ran against him. Ronaldo dodges press conference Perez, who first held ..
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  • © FIFA.com The Chinese Football Association (CFA) welcomed FIFA President Gianni Infantino to the People’s Republic of China earlier this week. As part of a visit to the East Asian Region, President Infantino travelled to China following the closing match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. On Monday, after being greeted and welcomed by Cai Zhenhua, the President of the CFA, Gianni Infantino met with association’s staff at its headquarters in Beijing. There he was presented with the CFA’s strategic plan for football development, which was designed to work in harmony with China’s blueprint for football, which will see the game becoming accessible to over 30 million primary and secondary school children by 2020. Improving access to football is a key priority for FIFA and Gianni Infantino informed the CFA President that FIFA would create a joint taskforce with the CFA to co-ordinate and assist China’s efforts in developing football. The FIFA President then visited the Beijing ..

    FIFA President visits China and Chinese Football Association

    © FIFA.com The Chinese Football Association (CFA) welcomed FIFA President Gianni Infantino to the People’s Republic of China earlier this week. As part of a visit to the East Asian Region, President Infantino travelled to China following the closing match of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic. On Monday, after being greeted and welcomed by Cai Zhenhua, the President of the CFA, Gianni Infantino met with association’s staff at its headquarters in Beijing. There he was presented with the CFA’s strategic plan for football development, which was designed to work in harmony with China’s blueprint for football, which will see the game becoming accessible to over 30 million primary and secondary school children by 2020. Improving access to football is a key priority for FIFA and Gianni Infantino informed the CFA President that FIFA would create a joint taskforce with the CFA to co-ordinate and assist China’s efforts in developing football. The FIFA President then visited the Beijing ..
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  • All about the BenjaminsTHE signature cocktail at the bar of the Trump International Hotel, in the Old Post Office building in Washington, is a $100 vodka potion served with oysters and caviar. It is called “The Benjamin” after Benjamin Franklin, America’s first postmaster-general. “You can see anyone from Rudy Giuliani to foreign dignitaries to businessmen f..

    The number of parties keen to see the president in court multiplies

    All about the BenjaminsTHE signature cocktail at the bar of the Trump International Hotel, in the Old Post Office building in Washington, is a $100 vodka potion served with oysters and caviar. It is called “The Benjamin” after Benjamin Franklin, America’s first postmaster-general. “You can see anyone from Rudy Giuliani to foreign dignitaries to businessmen f..
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  • The Madrid boss – who won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 as he amassed 108 caps – is seen as a future coach for his country French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet expects Zinedine Zidane to coach France in the future, describing it as a "logical continuation". Zidane has made a..

    FFF president calls Zidane coaching France a ‘logical continuation’

    The Madrid boss – who won the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 as he amassed 108 caps – is seen as a future coach for his country French Football Federation (FFF) president Noel Le Graet expects Zinedine Zidane to coach France in the future, describing it as a "logical continuation". Zidane has made a..
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