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  1. Deschamps circles wagons before Iceland Euro 2016 clashRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    France coach Didier Deschamps is keeping his players out of the spotlight amid mounting expectations ahead of the Euro 2016 hosts' quarter-final against Iceland on Sunday. France's coach Didier Deschamps, pictured on June 26, 2016, is keeping his players out of the spotlight ahead of the Euro 2016 hosts' quarter-final against Iceland France have enjoyed a favourable path to the last eight and are widely expected to brush aside surprise packages Iceland, and Deschamps is trying to ensure nothing derails their progress.

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  2. Thunder to play 2 preseason games in SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | White Lake Beacon

    The Oklahoma City Thunder will play two preseason games in Spain as part of the NBA Global Games Europe 2016.

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  3. Will Alex Abrines be playing for Thunder or Barcelona in preseason clash?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Thunder is headed across the Atlantic for preseason. Will its top international prospect be playing for them or against them? The NBA announced Wednesday that the Thunder will play two of its preseason games in Spain as part of the league's Global Games Europe program.

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  4. Add new commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Progressive

    The news this morning that the people of Britain had voted to leave the European Union created shock waves across Europe, with mainstream political leaders warning that the union could unravel and the far-right jubilantly calling for similar referendums in France, Italy and the Netherlands. "It's an electroshock," said the French prime minister, Manuel Valls.

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  5. Nolito could join City as early as this week, according to sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox Sports

    Talks over a deal for the Celta Vigo forward have been stepped up since Spain were eliminated from Euro 2016 on Monday. And it is understood Nolito could travel to Manchester in the coming days to finalize a reunion with his old Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola.

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  6. Spanish court urges trial of ex-Catalan leader over referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    A Spanish court on Tuesday recommended that Catalonia's former leader be tried for staging a mock independence referendum in 2014 in breach of a legal order, potentially fuelling separatist discontent in the wealthy northeastern region. Catalonia is home to a strong separatist movement, and in November 2014 pro-independence campaigners held a non-binding vote on whether to break away from Spain while Artur Mas was regional governor.

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  7. The Olympics are profitable for every host cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boing Boing

    Going for the Gold: The Economics of the Olympics , a paper in the Journal of Economic Perspectives analyzes the economics of hosting the Olympics, indicting the numbers game played by bid committees and the IOC. A cost-benefit analysis of hosting an Olympics only makes sense if you credulously accept Olympic consultants' estimates of "spillover benefits," which are so inflated that economists routinely divide them by ten to get a sense of the real number.

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  8. Smart Travels - Europe with Rudy MaxaRead the original story

    Yesterday | KISU-TV Pocatello

    EUROPE WITH RUDY MAXA delivers Europe's premier destinations - from the grand plazas and sparkling fountains of Madrid and Barcelona to the castles and sweeping vineyards dotting France's Dordogne River Valley. A Mediterranean marvel, Barcelona simmers with beautiful beaches, medieval mazes, eye popping art and hypnotic architecture.

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  9. Dani Alves joins Juventus on two-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | CricketCountry.com

    Veteran Brazilian right-back Dani Alves signed a two-year contract with Italian football champions Juventus on a free transfer, after passing a medical test on Monday. Turin: Veteran Brazilian right-back Dani Alves signed a two-year contract with Italian football champions Juventus on a free transfer, after passing a medical test on Monday.

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  10. Alves joins Juventus on two-year contractRead the original story

    Monday | Nerve News

    Turin, June 28 - Veteran Brazilian right-back Dani Alves signed a two-year contract with Italian football champions Juventus on a free transfer, after passing a medical test on Monday. The 33-year-old came as a free agent after activating a clause in his contract with Barcelona, with whom he won 23 trophies, including three Champions League and six La Liga titles in an eight-year stint at the Catalan club.

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  11. Lionel Messi's patriotism was questioned but his commitment to Argentina was undeniableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Lionel Messi's patriotism was always questioned but his commitment to Argentina was undeniable... football should shed a tear at his international retirement Lionel Messi will feel a great weight lifted from his shoulders now that he has given up on leading Argentina to a major trophy but the shadow of the man who did manage it - Diego Maradona - will be cast longer than ever over his legacy this morning. Maradona dropped a grenade into Argentina's tournament hopes two weeks back when apparently off microphone he told Pele, no less, that he thought Messi did not have the personality to be a leader.

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  12. How Canada is becoming a key player in global surrogacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Toronto Star

    Over the next 10 months, the Star will follow three couples who have chosen Canada as the birthplace of their prospective children. Canada, renowned worldwide for maple syrup, hockey players and good manners, is fast earning a new reputation in the global economy: a place where a small but stable band of women are willing to carry the babies of strangers.

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  13. Brexit Stirs up European RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Progressive

    The news this morning that the people of Britain had voted to leave the European Union created shock waves across Europe, with mainstream political leaders warning that the union could unravel and the far-right jubilantly calling for similar referendums in France, Italy and the Netherlands. "It's an electroshock," said the French prime minister, Manuel Valls.

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  14. Lionel Messi and Alexis Sanchez are the stars that powered Chile...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Daily Mail

    Alexis Sanchez's cheeky Panenka penalty won Chile the Copa America in 2015, denying Lionel Messi and Argentina the trophy they so desperately craved after a 22-year drought, which has now become 23. The Arsenal man failed to get the better of his Barcelona counterpart when their two teams clashed in the Champions League last season, but who will come out on top this time around? A year on after they met in the last Copa America final, Alexis Sanchez and Lionel Messi will do battle again Both players are flying. This has been Lionel Messi's tournament.

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  15. Alex Ward: Wimbledon wildcard speaks about tennis' Futures tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Newsday

    Live: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. Click for more details The Royal Box.

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  16. The Big Read: From rugby OE to the Spanish Olympic teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    Or Olympian in waiting to be more accurate, as the former Napier Boys High School first XV and Hawkes Bay sevens player waits to hear confirmation he is in Spain's squad for Rio. The Spaniards, who aren't even on the international sevens circuit, shocked Samoa and plenty of others with a fulltime try to win the repechage in Monaco and claim the 12th and final Rio spot.

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  17. Cruising: See food at sea - eat itRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Maybe it is because this is a maiden voyage culminating in the Viking Sea's christening ceremony, or maybe it is because I arrive in Barcelona after an all-nighter in Belfast ... but I think I find God in the pasta on board the Viking Sea. This may seem like an exaggeration and not the way most people begin to describe their cruise experience but it's necessary to understand how relieved I am to finally land in the warm Barcelona spring, drive past the city's stacked cliff cemetery and board the Viking Sea, facing 12 days of discovery.

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  18. Money not the problem for Neymar dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Vital Football

    Neymar appears to be in the middle of giant tug-of-war between current club Barcelona and potential future club Paris Saint-Germain. It's quite unbelievable to think that this saga has been going on for so long, regarding a player who still has another two years remaining on his current contract.

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  19. Travel Detective With Peter GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    "Can you get there from here?" That's the question more and more Americans are asking. CBS News Travel Editor Peter Greenberg discusses the decline in air service across the United States, and provides some sobering numbers.

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  20. European destination(s) for the thrifty & disorganized?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Ask MetaFilter

    I have about two weeks to spend in Europe next month and my original plans recently fell through. Where should I go, and how should I get there? I am traveling alone from Canada, arriving in London and departing three weeks later from Barcelona.

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