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Liverpool hope to wrap Klopp deal - sources

Sources have confirmed to ESPN that Liverpool plan to hire Jurgen Klopp by the end of the week. Negotiations are ongoing, but the former Dortmund manager is expected to sign a three-year contract as early as Friday.

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ESPN Staff

Romania grab dramatic late victory over Canada

Florin Vlaicu's late penalty against 14-man Canada gave Romania their first victory of Rugby World Cup 2015 despite having trailed 15-0 early in the second half.

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Konta backed to reach world's top 20

Former British number one Anne Keothavong tips rising star Johanna Konta to reach world's best by Wimbledon next year.

23hAssociated Press

Chung expecting 19-year FIFA suspension

FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said on Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body.

18hMark Rodden

Giroud has lost confidence - Deschamps

France coach Didier Deschamps has acknowledged that Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is going through a tough time at both club and international level.

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Steve Bunce

Bunce: End of an era for Matthysse

Will we ever see the old Lucas Matthysse in the ring? Steve Bunce asks the question in his latest column.

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Laurence Edmondson

Mercedes wary of Singapore repeat in Sochi

Mercedes is wary of another drop in form at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix if it fails to get the super-soft and soft tyres working at the Sochi Autodrom.

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Moeen shines as tour match is drawn

Moeen Ali collected three wickets against Pakistan A to boost his confidence ahead of what will be a vital role he has to play in the Test series, but England were given a taste of what could loom over the next month.

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Eubank Jr to fight Jeter on Brook undercard

Chris Eubank Jr is to fight America's Tony Jeter at the Sheffield Arena on October 24 -- the Englishman's first fight since signing for Matchroom.

Rob Bartlett

Haig: Namibia bigger than All Blacks clash

Georgia head coach says beating the Welwitschias in Exeter and qualifying automatically for the next World Cup would mean everything to him and his players.

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Nick Parkinson

Warren: Modern boxing is in better health

Promoter opens up on the competitive nature of business behind the ring -- but insists boxing is in better shape than it was 30 years ago.

Martyn Thomas

Preview: South Africa vs. USA

The USA always put up a good fight, but expect South Africa to wrap up Pool B in style, writes Martyn Thomas.

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Rob Bartlett

Preview: Georgia vs. Namibia

It's all to play for in Exeter, writes Rob Bartlett, as Georgia looking to qualify for the 2019 World Cup and Namibia seek their first ever point in rugby's biggest competition.