David Moyes reveals Man Utd came so close to signing Gareth Bale they even had a helicopter ready for Real Madrid star

MANCHESTER UNITED were so close to signing Gareth Bale they had a helicopter ready for him, according to David Moyes. The former Old Trafford manager claims he almost landed Bale, 29, from Tottenham as a marquee name in his debut season in 2013. But the Welsh winger instead joined Real Madrid in a then-world record £85million deal. Moyes, 55, told […]

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Moore’s Morning Sports Briefing for Friday March 8

Goooooooddddd Moooooorrrrrnnnnnning! It just has not been Mike McEwen’s week at the Brier in Brandon. Finally peaking in the championship pool, the Manitoba rink put forth maybe their best effort of the week against team Alberta in Thursday Night’s evening draw, but wound up losing 6-5 to Kevin Koe. The loss was the McEwen rink’s fifth and officially eliminated them […]

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Apple self-driving car layoffs give hints to division's direction

CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) – Apple Inc said on Wednesday it planned to lay off 190 employees in its self-driving car program, Project Titan, changes that provide a rare window into the automotive technologies the company has been pursuing. The tech firm said in a filing with state regulators that it planned to lay off people from eight different Santa Clara County […]

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No casualties after Russian university building partly collapses: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian emergency services have reported no casualties after a university building in the city of St Petersburg partly collapsed on Saturday, Interfax news agency reported. Earlier Russian agencies reported that several people were trapped under debris in the building of the University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. Source: Read Full Article

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Ed Woodward ready to splash cash on Man Utd transfer targets and draws up four-man shopping list

The Manchester United executive vice-chairman accepts that significant investment is needed to fight for the top four and achieve success in Europe. Especially after he watched Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side fall 2-0 at home to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night. Mourinho was big on spending – he splurged £400million before being sacked in December – and it looks like Woodward […]

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Royal Canberra rejigged for Canberra Classic after fairway fiasco

Royal Canberra have avoided a pre-tournament poisoning disaster with the ALPG happy with the composite course they've put together for the upcoming Canberra Classic. There were concerns the tournament would be cancelled due to the state of some of Royal's fairways after they poisoned the couch grass to remove it. Canberra Classic winner Jiyai Shin will be playing on a rejigged […]

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Forge FC add Mississauga’s Giuliano Frano to midfield

Forge FC has added another local talent to its inaugural squad. Midfielder Giuliano Frano, 25, joins the Hamilton-based club as a two-time League1 Ontario Best XI and All-Star with Sigma FC. The Mississauga-native made 38 appearances for Sigma FC, registering 11 goals while playing under current Forge FC head coach Bobby Smyrniotis. Frano split the previous two seasons with the […]

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What was Clive Swift's cause of death, what happened to his daughter Rebecca Swift and was he married?

The comic star became well-known for his role as Richard Bucket, the henpecked husband of Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC series mocking UK class obsessions. What was Clive Swift's cause of death? Swift died peacefully at home following an illness, his family confirmed. But it is not yet known what exactly he died of. A statement said: "After a short […]

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Pope Francis says Church is weary from wounds by ‘her own sin’

Pope Francis sought Saturday to inspire Panama’s priests and religious sisters, acknowledging they have grown weary from the “wounds of the church’s own sin,” but urging them to find again the joy that sparked their vocations. Francis celebrated Mass in Panama City’s main cathedral, Santa Maria la Antigua, which is considered the first cathedral of mainland America. He also consecrated […]

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France’s Le Pen launches EU campaign with appeal to ‘yellow vests’

Paris: French far-right leader Marine Le Pen launched her campaign for the May 26 European Parliament election on Sunday with an appeal to the broad "yellow vest" protest movement that has rattled the government. French far right leader Marine Le Pen.Credit:AP Le Pen urged the tens of thousands of protesters who have staged weekly protests against President Emmanuel Macron since […]

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