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The 25 Golden Rules of Running

Time-tested, universally accepted axioms of the sport.<p>In most cases, these rules started out as a lightbulb over one runner’s head. After a while, that runner told a few running buddies (probably during a long run), word spread, and before you know it, coaches were testing it, sports scientists …

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FIFA in limbo after latest twist in World Cup saga

LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA appeared to be in limbo on Thursday as a long-awaited report on the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was criticised by its own investigator while the soccer world watched on in a mixture of bewilderment and anger.<p>Michael J. Garcia, Chairman of the …

Real Madrid 3 Barcelona 1: Luis Suarez return and debut overshadowed as Karim Benzema wraps up win

Real Madrid vs Barcelona, El Clasico, La Liga - Neymar scored early on but goals from Ronaldo, Pepe and Benzema spoil striker's return from four-month ban<p>It was never going to be quiet, the billion dollar game. In a match that fizzed and sparkled, crackling with pace and fury, <b>Real Madrid</b> beat their …

Soccer

Premier League Notebook Heading into Week 3

For Arsenal, every step forward seems to be met almost instantly with at least one in the opposite direction. Perhaps no Premier League club oscillates between the opposing moods of unchained optimism and desperate pessimism quite as regularly as the Gunners do.<p>Last weekend was a prime example. At …

Soccer

Football: Expert analysis, fixtures, results & team news

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Transfer rumours: Premier League gossip and news

Transfers: Latest news, rumours and gossip for clubs in the Premier League and Europe in 2014, as Man Utd plan £90m move for Gareth Bale<p><b>• Rumour of the day:</b> Man Utd are readying a £90m offer for Real Madrid star <b>Gareth Bale</b> in January. (<b>Star</b>)<p><b>• Long shot of the day:</b> Former Chelsea defender <b>Ashley Cole</b> …

Official: West Ham loan Alex Song from Barcelona

The former Arsenal midfielder returns to the Premier League after a two-year absence to become Sam Allardyce's seventh summer signing on a season-long temporary move<p>West Ham have completed the signing of Barcelona midfielder Alex Song on a season-long loan deal.<p>The former Arsenal star was presented …

Arsenal Up Bid for Borussia Dortmund Defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on signing defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos from German club Borussia Dortmund after increasing their bid to …

South Africa win gold in sevens

South Africa ended New Zealand's dominance of the Commonwealth Games rugby sevens with a 17-12 victory at Ibrox Stadium to win the gold medal.<p>New Zealand had not lost a Commonwealth match since the sport made its debut in 1998 and they looked to be heading for a fifth consecutive gold when Sherwin …

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Ramadan, Day 29: Death and Dying

Sani Maikatanga—AP<p>Santi Palacios—AP<p>Rob Griffith—AP<p>Abd Raouf—AP<p>Vahid Salemi—AP<p>Achmad Ibrahim—AP<p>Andy Wong—AP<p>Emrah Gurel—AP<p>David Goldman—AP<p>Aimen …

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Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

PARIS (AP) — Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip.<p>French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (loh-RAHN' FAH'-bee-yus) on Saturday also urged world leaders to negotiate a long-term truce that addresses Israel's …

Vidal rules out Manchester United move

The Chile international admits his future is still unclear, but says he is "not going to Manchester" and will have talks with new manager Massimiliano Allegri on Monday<p>Arturo Vidal has ruled out a move to Manchester United but says he does not know if he will stay at Juventus.<p><b>Goal</b> understands …

Guardiola: We tried to convince Kroos to stay at Bayern

The Spaniard admits he can understand the midfielder's desire for a new challenge and insists fans must be patient to see the best of Robert Lewandowski<p>Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola says the club did everything they could to convince Toni Kroos to sign a new deal.<p>The 24-year-old moved to Real …

Wenger eyes new keeper with Arsenal spending to continue

The Gunners are out to buy competition for Wojciech Szczesney between the sticks, with Colombia and Nice goalkeeper David Ospina their main target in that position<p>Arsene Wenger says that he will definitely sign a goalkeeper this summer as the Arsenal manager continues to bolster his squad.<p>Wojciech …

Watch the 3 Best World Cup Goals in Flip Book Form

Feeling World Cup withdrawal? Relive the excitement with this gorgeous illustrated flip book depicting three of the tournament’s best goals. Though …

Robin van Persie

Cruyff: "Messi, Neymar and Suárez are too individual"

Former Barcelona player and coach Johan Cruyff has serious doubts about how the club's latest signing, Uruguay's Luis Suárez, will fit into the team.<p>Cruyff: "Messi, Neymar and Suárez are too individual"<p>07/15/2014<p>Former Barcelona player and coach Johan Cruyff has serious doubts about how the club's …

Soccer

3 Skin Products You Need to Stop Using

You may think that as long as an item is on store shelves, it’s got a proven health and safety record. But the truth is, the long-term impact of …

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Football gossip: Wenger, Ancelotti, Enrique, Guardiola, Neymar, Zaha

Who next for Arsenal?<p><b>Arsenal</b> are in talks with former <b>Barcelona</b> boss Luis Enrique, 47, about replacing Arsene Wenger as manager. (Mail)<p><b>Germany</b> boss Joachim Low, <b>Juventus</b> coach Max Allegri, <b>Monaco's</b> Leonardo Jardim and <b>Celtic</b> manager Brendan Rodgers are likely to be on <b>Arsenal's</b> shortlist. (Mirror)<p>Former</b> …

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Seven Players have now won the World Cup whilst with Arsenal

Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski became the 11th Arsenal players past and present to win a World Cup medal.<p>Seven Players have now won the World Cup whilst with Arsenal<p>07/14/2014<p><b>Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski became the 11th Arsenal players past and present to win a</b> …

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World Cup 2014: Why selfish England must learn from selfless Germany

The superiority of German football culture over ours can be summed up as an obligation to always put the greater good over any individual needs<p>As another <b>World Cup</b> draws to an end, we find ourselves in familiar territory in urgent need of some German lessons.<p>Of all the leading European countries, it …

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Luis Suarez will fit right in at Barcelona where the pair make a suitably unrepentant couple

The Uruguayan is banned from all football activity and the Spanish club meant to be unable to make transfers - so they will fit together perfectly<p>Whatever it represents, <b>Luis Suárez</b>’s assault by molar on Giorgio Chiellini in this <b>World Cup</b>p hardly marks a decline in his career.<p>His reward for chewing …

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From Overmars To Sanchez: Arsenal Always do Good Business With Barcelona

Arsenal and Barcelona have had a close business relationship in recent years and the North London club always seems to be the long-term winner from …

The Big Picture photography competition: round 314

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The 5 Worst Workout Distractions

Leave your headphones at home. Worrying about your playlist, skipping songs, and messing with the volume can eat up valuable gym time. But now a new study from Switzerland reports that just listening to music during your workout can actually hurt your performance during a strength workout.<p>When …

10 Food Choices That Will Change Your LIFE

There is a solution to this very complex and far-reaching problem: you. By making small changes to your own diet, you can not only improve your health but also become part of the collective force needed to re-create a healthy food system that feeds the world well. Start here.<p><b>1 OCCUPY YOUR …

Klose calls for calm

Brazils World Cup humiliation smashes social media records

Player-by-player analysis for Brazil v Germany - by Alan Smith - Telegraph

Arsenal closing in on World Cup duo