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Ireland's O'Briens make Breeders' Cup a family affair

Reigning Canadian horse of the year Catch A Glimpse appears in the $2 million Filly and Mare Turf where she will face top American hope Lady Eli and Europeans Queen's Trust and Seventh Heaven. In a race which is short on compelling alternatives, he gets a chance here. Here are some contenders if they run: Celestine , Obviously, Home of the Brave, Karar, Suedois and Washington, D.C.


Kasper Schmeichel suffers broken hand and out for four to six weeks

Kasper Schmeichel suffers broken hand and out for four to six weeks

Copenhagen-born Schmeichel has made two crucial late saves to thwart Cornelius, having also denied him in Leicester's home 1-0 win last month, and Ranieri believes the Denmark worldwide is one of the top goalkeepers. "Last night he had an operation and the surgeon said everything is okay", said Ranieri . Porto are three points behind with seven points and now there is a big challenge between Copenhagen and Porto .


Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager

Diamondbacks are hiring Lovullo as manager

Lovullo, 51, drew raves in 2015 when he stepped in after Red Sox manager John Farrell left the team to undergo cancer treatment and led Boston to a 28-20 record to finish the season. He served as the bench coach for the Red Sox since 2013 before stepping in to the interim manager role. Other potential in-house candidates include first-base coach Ruben Amaro Jr.



Gareth Bale Signs Contract Extension with Real Madrid

Wales global, Gareth Bale, has signed a new six-year contract at Real Madrid. The 27-year-old arrived at the Bernabeu from Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur on a six-year deal in 2013 for a then world record fee of £85m. He netted 19 goals and set up 10 more in 30 appearances last season before helping Wales reach the Euro 2016 semi-finals and he is among 30 players in the running to be named FIFA's player of the year.


Kane back in Spurs squad to face Arsenal

Kane back in Spurs squad to face Arsenal

Wembley for me was fantastic, but we need to show more . He had a very good training session and he is fit. He left the club when his contract expired at the end of the 2009-10 season and joined Tottenham, making more than 60 appearances for Spurs between 2010-2013.


Canadian teenager Stroll to race for Williams F1 team

Canadian teenager Stroll to race for Williams F1 team

With two races of the 2016 season to go, Massa is now 11th in the driver's championship, as he brings the curtain down on a 14-year career in F1 that yielded 11 race wins and nearly a world title in 2008 while at Ferrari. Claire Williams, deputy team principal of Williams Formula One racing team, told reporters Stroll "is the full package for us". "We are pleased to be able to offer him the opportunity to step up and show what he can do in Formula One, after proving a dominant force in all the ...