Manchester City's coach Pep Guardiola talks to his player Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Jesus keeps up scoring spree, Man City beats Wolves 3-0

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is keeping a close eye on Gabriel Jesus now the young striker's family are no longer with him in England.

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FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, centre, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between FC Barcelona and Eibar.

Messi scores record 400th goal in Spanish league

That's 400 and counting. Lionel Messi took his all-time Spanish league scoring record to 400 goals on Sunday after contributing to a 3-0 win over Eibar to keep defending champion Barcelona comfortably at the top of the Spanish league.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo.

Las Vegas police seeking soccer star's DNA in rape case

Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman's allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and paid her to keep quiet, the soccer star's lawyer and Las Vegas police said Thursday.

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Levante defender Erick Cabaco, second right, celebrates after scoring against Barcelona during the la Copa del Rey round of 16 first leg soccer match between Levante and Barcelona.

Without Messi, Barcelona loses to Levante in Copa del Rey

Barcelona could not overcome the absence of Lionel Messi and other regular starters on Thursday, losing 2-1 at Levante in the first leg of the Copa del Rey's round of 16.

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah takes a shot as he warms up ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Liverpool.

Egypt to host African Cup; Salah's chance to shine at home

Egypt will replace Cameroon as the host of this year's African Cup of Nations soccer tournament, giving Mohamed Salah a chance to shine on his home stage.

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Italian Interior Minister and deputy Premier Matteo Salvini attends a meeting on violence during soccer matches, in Rome.

Italy gov't minister opposes stopping matches for racism

Opposing views emerged at a summit of Italian soccer and government leaders on Monday following an outbreak of violence and racism surrounding a game in Milan last month.

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Kyrgyz Republic's goalkeeper Pavel Matiash clears the ball in from of China's defender Wu Lei during the AFC Asian Cup group C soccer match between China and Kyrgyzstan.

China, South Korea, Iran open Asian Cup with victories

With coach Marcello Lippi in charge and the team needing a bit of help from an own-goal, China came from behind to beat Kyrgyzstan 2-1 at the Asian Cup on Monday.

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Australia's forward Jamie Maclaren, second right, attempts a shoot past Jordan's defender Anas Bani Yaseen, second left, during the AFC Asian Cup group B soccer match between Australia and Jordan at Hazza bin Zayed stadium in Al Ain.

Asian Cup: Jordan stuns defending champ Australia in 1-0 win

 If Australia is going to retain the Asian Cup, the champions will have to do it the hard way.

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Tottenham's Fernando Llorente, left, scores his side's fifth goal during the English FA Cup third round soccer match between Tranmere Rovers and Tottenham Hotspur at Prenton Park stadium in Birkenhead, England.

Tottenham beats Tranmere 7-0 in FA Cup for biggest away win

Tottenham recorded the biggest away win in club history on Friday as Fernando Llorente scored a hat trick to help crush fourth-tier Tranmere 7-0 in the third round of the FA Cup.

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Sina Sataraka.

15-year-old Sataraka the centre of attention in 5-all draw

Samoa’s wild 5-all draw in their second game of the OFC Nations Cup against Tahiti had a bit of everything. Perhaps lucky to escape a red card for lashing out in retaliation, 15-year-old striker Sina Sataraka ended up with a hattrick.

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Australia's Tim Cahill, center, celebrates with his children, Kyah, second right, Shae, left, Sienna, right, and Cruz, after playing his final game for Australia following their win over Lebanon in an international soccer friendly in Sydney, Tuesday, Nov.

Cahill international career ends with a win for Australia

Tim Cahill's farewell game for Australia ended in a 3-0 win over Lebanon on Tuesday, leaving the Socceroos' all-time leading scorer with 50 goals and 108 caps. Cahill, who scored in three of the four World Cups he contested, went on with about 10 minutes remaining at Sydney's Olympic stadium, and his every touch was greeted with raucous cheers from the 33,268-strong crowd.

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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo and his partner Georgina sit in the stands prior to the Champions League, group H soccer match between Juventus and Young Boys, at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Cristiano Ronaldo denies rape accusations on social media

Cristiano Ronaldo denied the accusations of rape against him, saying Wednesday that he had a "clear conscience" as he awaits the conclusions of an investigation.

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Juventus' Mario Mandzukic, left, celebrates with teammates Paulo Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring during the Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Juventus at the Allianz Stadium in Turin.

Mandzukic stepping up in the absence of goals from Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo might be finding it harder than expected to score in Serie A, but Mario Mandzukic has stepped up his game. The towering Croatia international weighed in with another two goals on Saturday to help Juventus to a 3-1 victory over Napoli as the Bianconeri maintained their perfect start to the season.

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Manuali’I (West Zone) team waiting for the opening parade to begin.

Samoa Football Cup is back

After a seven year hiatus, the Samoa National Football Cup is back, with five teams across 30 clubs competing for the top prize. The five teams are from five geographical zones, four in Upolu and one from Savaii. 

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Malae Sofe far right officiating in the 2017 OFC Womens U16 Champs Photo FFS Media.

New appointment for Samoan Referee

Malae Sofe has been appointed to officiate as an assistant referee in the OFC U-16 Men’s Championship taking place in the Solomon Islands, this week. Sofe is one of only two Assistant Referees from Samoa to officiate in Oceania competitions.

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Sunset friendlies for Samoan National Women’s team

Samoa goes up against neighbours

Samoa women’s football draft team continued their preparation for the qualifying games last night with a friendly match against American Samoa.

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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, center, attends a training session at the Lillekula Stadium, a day ahead of UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid in Tallinn, Estonia. Photo/AP

Post-Ronaldo Real Madrid gets 1st test in UEFA Super Cup

The shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo is still hanging over Real Madrid as the team prepares to face fierce rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday.

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Bolt has negotiated an “indefinite training period” with Central Coast Mariners in Australia’s A-League as he pursues his bid to become a professional soccer player, according to a statement released Tuesday Aug. 7, 2018.

Bolt agrees to practice deal with Australian soccer club

Usain Bolt is quickly closing in on a professional soccer career. The Jamaican great has negotiated an "indefinite training period" with Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League.

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Mens Premier defending champs Lupe ole Soaga (white) open first match of the league against Vaipuna Photo FFS Media

National Football league kicks off

The annual national football league for Upolu clubs kicked off on Friday night at the F.F.S. fields at Tuana’imato. Twenty clubs have registered to compete in this year’s tournament. 

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Samoa demolishes Tonga, 9-0

Samoa coach Martin Tamasese said the final victory will hopefully buoy the team as they now prepare to make the step up to meet their Group B opponents in Solomon Islands; New Caledonia, Tahiti and Fiji.

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Rugby

BACK IN THE FOLD: Siaosi Asofolau.

Asofolau, Tupou and Perez back for Manu Samoa Sevens

Manu Samoa Sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has named his squad for the Hamilton and Sydney legs of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens. The team sees the return of a couple of old names in Alatasi Tupou, Siaosi Asofolau and Joe Perez.

Boxing

Manny Pacquiao, right, hits Adrien Broner during their WBA welterweight title boxing match Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Pacquiao dominates in retaining title against Broner

Manny Pacquiao showed Saturday night he's still got plenty of fight for a fighter on the wrong side of 40.

NFL

Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Jordan Mailata, of Australia, heads off the field after an NFL football rookie minicamp at the team's training facility in Philadelphia. Mailata has made the cut for the Super Bowl

Too big for rugby, Eagles tackle Mailata is ready for NFL

He can laugh about it now, the concept of being "too big" that led him on this extraordinary journey to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Basketball

Phoenix Suns guard Mike James (55) in the first quarter during an NBA basketball game against the Toronto Raptors, in Phoenix.

US basketball player says Milan police racially profiled him

American basketball player Mike James says he was racially profiled by Milan police who pointed guns at him and two friends after being stopped on the street — a claim that police deny.

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