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Pregnancy forces Becky Lynch out of WWE

WWE star Becky Lynch announced on “Monday Night Raw” that she is pregnant and will be stepping away from the world of professional wrestling.
Lynch, who had been the Raw women’s champion since April last year, opened WWE’s flagship show by relinquishing her championship to Asuka, who had won the “Money in the Bank” ladder match a night earlier.

I wasn’t happy that Courtois was made No.1 – Cech

Chelsea legend Petr Cech admits he was “not happy at all” when the decision was taken to drop him behind Thibaut Courtois in the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
The Czech goalkeeper had been the most reliable of last lines of defence for the Blues for 10 years prior to being asked to fill back-up duties.

Before retirement I was like Baresi, Maldini and Beckenbauer in one, says Berbatov, recalls his most unusual game for Man Utd

Dimitar Berbatov says he played like Franco Baresi, Paulo Maldini and Franz Beckenbauer all rolled into one when he once had to play at centre-back for Manchester United.
The Bulgarian forward used to train in defence at times to learn more about how defenders saw the game – and how to get the better of them.
Once, in a League Cup clash with Leeds, United had used all three substitutions when young defender Zeki Fryers went off injured, so Berbatov filled in at the back.

Tottenham star, Son, completes mandatory military service in South Korea

Tottenham star Son Heung-min has completed his mandatory three-week military service in South Korea, with the Spurs forward reportedly boasting the best performance of all the trainees who had been taking part.

According to information published by the Korea Herald, the attacker finished as one of only five individuals to receive an award at the Marine Corps' training camp graduation ceremony on the southern island of Jeju.

While the exact scores of the trainees were not revealed, officials were quoted as saying that Son finished top out of a total of 157 people.

Ex-footballer, Hiannick Kamba, found alive four years after he was presumed dead

Hiannick Kamba, who was reported dead after a car crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2016, has been found alive.
The revelation was reported by German newspaper, Bild, which discovered Kamba has been working for a German energy company.

Bayern Munich agree to sign Leroy Sane on five-year deal - report

Reigning Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have reportedly agreed a transfer with Manchester City winger Leroy Sane on a five-year deal, according to a report.

Sport Bild claim the 24-year-old has agreed terms with Bayern, but the fee is still to be negotiated.

According to the magazine, Bayern's director of sport Hasan Salihamidzic and board member Oliver Kahn want to pay 40 million euros ($43 million) - half of Sane's estimated market value.

Juventus forward, Paulo Dybala, has fully recovered from coronavirus

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has made a full recovery from the coronavirus. Dybala, 26, reportedly tested positive for the virus for the fourth time in six weeks in late April.

Now, Juve has confirmed Dybala is no longer dealing with COVID-19. In a statement, the club says Dybala was tested and the results came back negative, and as a result he doesn’t have to quarantine at home anymore.

Dybala revealed he and his girlfriend were dealing with the virus in an Instagram post March 21. He said they were “in perfect conditions” despite testing positive.

Patrice Evra: 'I begged on the streets as a youngster but that life made me the man I am'

Patrice Evra has revealed how he was forced to beg for money on the streets growing up. But the former Manchester United, Juventus and France defender says the experience helped to shape him as a person and urged youngsters whose own struggles may have worsened during the coronavirus crisis not to lose heart.
Evra - who was one of 25 siblings - was three when his family moved to Paris and admitted that food and money were scarce at times.

Man Utd: Bailly make me laugh all day, says Pogba

Paul Pogba has admitted that Eric Bailly would be the ideal person to be stuck in quarantine with because his Manchester United colleague makes him "laugh all day long", while also expressing his desire to get back on the pitch as soon as possible.
Pogba was approaching a comeback from a long-term injury lay-off when the season was called to a temporary halt on March 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The French playmaker underwent surgery on an ankle issue back in January, and has only featured in eight matches in all competitions for the Red Devils this term.

Mourinho: The only time I cried after a defeat

Jose Mourinho has revealed the only time that he has cried after losing a match during his coaching career - the Champions League defeat to Bayern Munich back in 2012 while he was Real Madrid head coach.
The German giants advanced to the final of the competition that year after beating Madrid on penalties, with the semi-final tie having gone to extra-time and spot-kicks following a 2-1 win for Mourinho's men over the 90 minutes.

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