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Serie A boss cycles length of Italy after his team avoided relegation

A Serie A manager has completed a 1,300km bike ride up the length of Italy, after telling his players he would do so if they avoided relegation. Davide Nicola made the deal in April, when Crotone looked certain to go ...

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Geraint at the Giro: how British rider could shine in Italy

BBC Wales Sport looks at why the 100th Giro d’Italia could be a big deal for Geraint Thomas. BBC Wales Sport looks at why the 100th Giro d’Italia could be a big deal for Geraint Thomas. The double Olympic gold ...

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Black players in Italy 'should strike' over Muntari ban

Ex-Tottenham striker Garth Crooks says “every self-respecting black player” in the Italian league should strike this weekend unless Sulley Muntari’s one-match suspension is withdrawn. Pescara midfielder Muntari, 32, was banned after he protested against racist abuse he received from the ...

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Walter Zenga: Wolves name former Italy international as head coach

Wolves have appointed former Italy international Walter Zenga as their new head coach. Zenga, who played 58 times for his country, has managed Catania, Palermo and Sampdoria, and was most recently coach of Al-Shaab in the UAE. The 56-year-old succeeds ...

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NI jockey Chris Meehan's leg run over by ambulance following bad fall in Italy

A Northern Ireland jockey is recovering after having his leg run over by an ambulance in Italy following a fall in a race at the Merano track on Sunday. County Down man Chris Meehan, 22, suffered a broken nose after ...

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NI jockey Chris Meehan's leg run over by ambulance following bad fall in Italy

A Northern Ireland jockey is recovering after having his leg run over by an ambulance in Italy following a fall in a race at the Merano track on Sunday. County Down man Chris Meehan, 22, suffered a broken nose after ...

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Germany reach semi-final after beating Italy on penalties

Germany beat Italy in a major finals for the first time to book a place in the semi-finals of Euro 2016 after a nervy 6-5 penalty shootout win in Bordeaux. Left-back Jonas Hector hit the winning kick after Mesut Ozil, ...

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Lizzie Armitstead 11th after Giro Rosa prologue in Italy

World champion Lizzie Armitstead finished six seconds off the pace after the opening prologue at the Giro Rosa. The Briton is 11th after completing the 2km course in Gaiarine that precedes the nine-stage race across Italy in two minutes 29 ...

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Euro 2016: Martin O'Neill wants Republic to repeat Italy tempo against France

Martin O’Neill has called on his Republic of Ireland side to repeat the intensity of their win over Italy when facing France at Euro 2016 on Sunday. The Republic won 1-0 on Wednesday to secure a match against the hosts ...

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Croatia condemn Spain to Italy last-16 tie

Spain will play Italy in the last 16 of Euro 2016 as they finish runners-up in Group D after conceding a late winner against Croatia, who top the group. Spain took the lead when Cesc Fabregas dinked the ball over ...

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