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Arsene Wenger, Arsenal’s departing general, deserves a fitting farewell | Barney Ronay

Nobody will manage a top club across three decades again. The Frenchman will stand as the last of English footballs great Napoleonic managers All things must pass. Even, it turns out, the glorious, unrepeatable and by the end strangely interminable reign of Arsene Wenger as administrator of Arsenal Football Club. After 22 years in charge …

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Martina Navratilova apologizes for transgender ‘cheating’ comments

( CNN) Martina Navratilova may have apologized for using the word “cheating” when describing transgender athletes but the issue received farther attention over the weekend with former UK Olympic swimmer Sharron Davies saying trans females had unjust physical advantages. While she said she was sorry for “suggesting that transgender athletes in general are cheats” she …

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MLS conference finals: Canadian sides tangle and Sounders target maiden title

Graham Ruthven: Montreal and Toronto will face off in an all-Canadian tie for the right to face either Seattle or Colorado in the MLS Cup final Seattle can be very Seattle. Renowned for being one of Americas most progressive cities, where same-sex marriage has been legal since 2012, where the minimum wages is higher than …

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Inside the mind of an NFL kicker: Jaguars’ Josh Lambo on why he’s not superstitious

London( CNN) Josh Lambo is not your typical NFL placekicker. The 27 -year-old from Lansing, Michigan began his athletic career as a goalkeeping prodigy for the US Under-1 7 national squad, even garnering interest from English Premier League club Everton. Follow @cnnsport But when his MLS career with FC Dallas stalled, Lambo turned to college …

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Amir Khan v Canelo Alvarez: in the end everything there is simmers down to weight

The story of Amir Khans career is approaching its conclusion but, as he takes on Canelo lvarez, will the final chapters will be gloriously uplifting or brutal and blood-spattered? The Amir Khan story, which properly began in Athens 12 years ago, is coming towards the final few chapters and they could be gloriously uplifting or …

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Don’t be afraid, find a target and just relax – top tips for amateur swimmers

( CNN) There’s often a fear factor for people returning to swimming. It’s a bit like going to the gym for the first time; you think everyone is going to look like Arnold Schwarzenegger. But in my experience of the pond, there’s a genuine respect for people willing to give it a go. Joseph Schooling: …

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Confessions of a superyacht stewardess

( CNN) Come summertime, the harbors of the Dalmatian Coast, French Riviera and Amalfi Coast fill with luxurious superyachts. These incredible boats are owned and enjoyed by celebrities, royalty and titans of industry. The smooth working of these colossal boats depends on a troop of dedicated workers. And among the most diligent are stewardesses.