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Arsene Wenger Agrees New Three-Year Contract

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Arsene Wenger has agreed a new three-year deal to remain as Arsenal manager until 2017.

The contract could be signed and announced as soon as Saturday.

Wenger, 64, has led Arsenal to eight major trophies since joining them in September 1996.

Argentina or Nigeria will have a fairly clear route to the semifinal.

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Argentinian manager Rodolfo Zapata said he sees the potential for the Super Eagles to "create problems" at the World Cup.

Asked how far he thinks the reigning African champions will go in their campaign, the 1996 Olympic football gold medal winner said: 'Nigeria and Argentina will play a decisive game.

Serena Williams Crashes Out Of French Open, Venus Defeated

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It was deja vu for the Williams sisters at the French Open but not in a good way.

A mouthwatering third-round clash between seven-time grand slam champion Venus and 17-time major winner Serena was ruled out when the former lost to unseeded Slovakian Anna Schmiedlova 2-6 6-3 6-4 in early play in Paris on Wednesday.

Tiger Woods Out Of U.S. Open

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For the second golf major in a row, Tiger Woods will be missing.

The world No. 3 and 14-time major champion announced Wednesday he would miss the U.S.

Scotland Denied By Late Nigeria Leveller

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Substitute Uche Nwofor's late strike denied Scotland victory against Nigeria at Craven Cottage.

Charlie Mulgrew skilfully diverted James Morrison's strike into the net to give Scotland the lead before Michael Uchebo levelled with a deflected shot.

Gus Poyet: Sunderland Boss Signs New Contract At Stadium Of Light

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Sunderland boss Gus Poyet has signed a new deal that will keep him at the Stadium of Light until 2016.

Poyet kept the Black Cats in the Premier League with a late run that included four straight wins, and also took them to the League Cup final.

South Africa Hold Australia In Friendly

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Midfielder Tim Cahill scored his 33rd international goal as Australia were held by South Africa in their final home friendly before the World Cup.

Ayanda Patosi slid in to give South Africa an early lead after fine work by Bournemouth striker Tokelo Rantie.

PSG Agree Deal To Sign David Luiz From Chelsea

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They may have just been sanctioned by UEFA for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Paris Saint-Germain is showing no sign of putting away the checkbook.

The French champions announced an agreement has been reached with Chelsea late Friday to sign Brazil international defender David Luiz subject to the player passing a medical and agreeing personal terms.

Big Match Feature: Real v Atletico

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The Uefa Champions League final will take on a new dimension as Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid in Lisbon â€' the first showpiece between teams from the same city in the 59-year history of the European Cup.

Patrick Vieira Reveals Fears Over 'Divided' France

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Winning a World Cup can help bring a divided country together, but that sense of unity can all to easily be dissipated, according to Prance's Patrick Vieira, who helped his country secure football's greatest prize on home soil in 1998.

Neil Adams: Norwich City Hand Caretaker Boss Permanent Job

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Norwich caretaker manager Neil Adams has been handed the job on a permanent basis, signing a three-year-deal.

Adams, 48, took charge of the Canaries for the last five games of the season, following the sacking of Chris Hughton, but could not prevent their relegation.

Manchester United: Wayne Rooney Wants To Be Captain

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Wayne Rooney still hopes to be named Manchester United captain, despite reports suggesting fellow striker Robin van Persie will get the armband.

With defender Nemanja Vidic having left the club, new boss Louis van Gaal must appoint a skipper when he takes over after the World Cup.

English FA Bans Worldwide Players Betting

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All professional players in English soccer will be banned from betting on matches anywhere in the world, the Football Association said on Wednesday.

The ruling, which will come into force from August 1, was ratified at the governing body's Annual General Meeting and covers players from the Premier League down to the non-league Football Conference and its lower regional divisions.

Atletico Bid To Deny Real The 'Decima'

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Atletico Madrid have a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim their debut European crown but to deny their loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending 10th.

World Cup 2014: England Fitness Boost For Roy Hodgson

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England's World Cup squad have given boss Roy Hodgson a positive fitness boost after every squad member was able to play a part in Wednesday's training.

The players are currently in Portugal for a pre-tournament training camp.

Richard Scudamore: FA Takes No Action On Premier League Chief

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The Football Association says it will take no action against Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore over leaked sexist emails.

Scudamore sent messages which referred to women in derogatory terms and contained sexual innuendos and jokes.

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