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LONDON (Reuters) - Hours after Sam Allardyce was sacked as England manager for inappropriate conduct, the Football Association was hit by a new crisis as eight current and former Premier League managers stand accused of receiving 'bungs' for player transfers after a long-running investigation by The Daily Telegraph newspaper.
LONDON (Reuters) - Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic says he is adjusting to life at Liverpool and believes he will hit peak form in the next season of the Premier League.
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Steven Smith and Shaun Marsh hit centuries but Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath picked up six wickets to restrict Australia's first-innings lead to 24 runs on the third day of the third and final test on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian Adilson da Silva will strike the first tee shot as golf returns to the Olympic Games after an absence of more than 100 years on Thursday. Monday's draw for the withdrawal-hit men's event, announced by the International Golf Federation (IGF), grouped da Silva with Canada's Graham DeLaet, whose countryman George Lyon won the last Olympic golf tournament in 1904.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A South Korean cyclist was slightly injured when he was hit by a car while training on the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Olympics Games which start on Friday, the federal traffic police said on Tuesday.
TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - The thousands of Welsh supporters who have brought their nation's famed singing, not to mention plenty of plastic dragons, to a major tournament after a wait of more half a century are steeling themselves to hit the heights -- or rock bottom -- on Monday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic hit some spectacular shots and showed true grit to hold off a Roger Federer fightback as he reached the final of the Australian Open for the fifth time in six years with a 6-1 6-2 3-6 6-3 victory on Thursday.