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Apr 5, 2015

Defoe’s cracker seals derby win for Sunderland

LONDON (Reuters) – Jermain Defoe made himself an instant Sunderland hero with a sensational volleyed goal to seal a vital 1-0 win over North East rivals Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Londoner Defoe, signed in January from MLS side Toronto to help Sunderland climb away from danger, sent a dipping thunderbolt over Newcastle keeper Tim Krul just before halftime to send the home fans into delirium.

Apr 5, 2015

Soccer-Defoe’s cracker seals derby win for Sunderland

LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – Jermain Defoe made himself an instant Sunderland hero with a sensational volleyed goal to seal a vital 1-0 win over North East rivals Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Londoner Defoe, signed in January from MLS side Toronto to help Sunderland climb away from danger, sent a dipping thunderbolt over Newcastle keeper Tim Krul just before halftime to send the home fans into delirium.

Apr 4, 2015

Steely Chelsea unfazed by chasing pack or Adam stunner

LONDON (Reuters) – Under pressure from the chasing pack and rocked on their heels by a Charlie Adam bolt from the blue, Chelsea showed cool heads to extend their Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 2-1 home win over Stoke City.

Arsenal’s 4-1 thrashing of faltering Liverpool and Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Aston Villa moved them into second and third places respectively before Chelsea kicked off at Stamford Bridge.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Steely Chelsea unfazed by chasing pack or Adam stunner

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – Under pressure from the chasing pack and rocked on their heels by a Charlie Adam bolt from the blue, Chelsea showed cool heads to extend their Premier League to seven points on Saturday with a 2-1 home win over Stoke City.

Arsenal’s 4-1 thrashing of faltering Liverpool and Manchester United’s 3-1 victory over Aston Villa moved them into second and third places respectively before Chelsea kicked off at Stamford Bridge.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Slick Arsenal, Man United keep up chase of Chelsea

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – Arsenal trounced Liverpool 4-1 to close to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea and Manchester United also retained their slim title hopes by beating Aston Villa on Saturday.

With Chelsea in action later against Stoke City, Arsenal applied a little pressure to Jose Mourinho’s side by sweeping away Liverpool before halftime at The Emirates with Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez all on target.

Apr 4, 2015

Arsenal, Man United keep up chase of leaders Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal thumped Liverpool 4-1 to close to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea and Manchester United also retained their slim title hopes by beating Aston Villa on Saturday.

With Chelsea in action later against Stoke City, Arsenal applied a little pressure to Jose Mourinho’s side by sweeping away Liverpool before halftime at The Emirates where Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were all on target.

Apr 4, 2015

Soccer-Arsenal, Man United keep up chase of leaders Chelsea

LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – Arsenal thumped Liverpool 4-1 to close to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea and Manchester United also retained their slim title hopes by beating Aston Villa on Saturday.

With Chelsea in action later against Stoke City, Arsenal applied a little pressure to Jose Mourinho’s side by sweeping away Liverpool before halftime at The Emirates where Hector Bellerin, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez were all on target.

Apr 2, 2015

Sky unveil secret weapon for cobbled classics

LONDON (Reuters) – Former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins believes Team Sky have developed a “game changing” bike for the forthcoming cobbled classics, starting at this weekend’s Tour of Flanders.

Wiggins, along with seven team mates, will ride a bike partly developed by car manufacturer Jaguar and featuring a unique suspension system on the rear of the frame.

Mar 24, 2015

Cavendish says Olympic ambitions would harm career

LONDON (Reuters) – Briton Mark Cavendish has ruled out trying to add an Olympic medal to his long list of honors, saying it would be “detrimental” to his career.

Winner of 25 Tour de France stages and the world road title in 2011, the Isle of Man rider has begun the road season in fine style, winning the Tour of Dubai for his Etixx-Quick Step team.

Mar 24, 2015

Cycling-Cavendish says Olympic ambitions would harm career

LONDON, March 24 (Reuters) – Briton Mark Cavendish has ruled out trying to add an Olympic medal to his long list of honours, saying it would be “detrimental” to his career.

Winner of 25 Tour de France stages and the world road title in 2011, the Isle of Man rider has begun the road season in fine style, winning the Tour of Dubai for his Etixx-Quick Step team.