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We are among Europe's best – Pochettino after stunning victory over Real

We are among Europe's best – Pochettino after stunning victory over Real

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Tottenham have proved they belong among Europe's elite by beating Real Madrid, manager Mauricio Pochettino says.His side qualified for the Champions League knockout stages with Wednesday's 3-1 win over the holders at Wembley - their first against Real."We now belong not only with the best in England, but in Europe," he said."What we have to do is move to the next level and that is winning things. We're pleased, but it will mean nothing if we have not won anything."If you are viewing this page on the BBC News app please click here to vote.VoteTottenham, in the Champions League knockout stages for the first time since 2011, last won a trophy - the League Cup - in 2008."What is important is that we are in to the next round," added Pochettino, whose side have 10 points from their four Group H ...
Hamilton on verge of fourth title with Austin victory

Hamilton on verge of fourth title with Austin victory

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Lewis Hamilton passed title rival Sebastian Vettel to take a dominant victory in the United States Grand Prix but will have to wait at least one more race to win his fourth world title.The Mercedes driver is 66 points clear of Vettel, who finished second, with 75 available in the remaining three races.It means Hamilton is almost certain to win the title in Mexico next weekend.Vettel has to make up 17 points on Hamilton in Mexico City to take the fight to the next race in Brazil.That is the equivalent of the German winning the race with Hamilton finishing sixth or lower.Given Hamilton's rich run of form of five wins and a second place in the last six races, that seems very unlikely, unless the Mercedes has a technical failure, which the Briton's car has not had all season in a race.Hamilton...
Open Championship 2017: Jordan Spieth closes in on victory as Branden Grace makes history

Open Championship 2017: Jordan Spieth closes in on victory as Branden Grace makes history

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South Africa's Branden Grace carded the first 62 in men's major championship history as Jordan Spieth took a step closer to his own place in the record books at Royal Birkdale.Grace took advantage of ideal conditions and a par-70 layout reduced to 7,027 yards to card eight birdies and surge through the field in the 146th Open Championship.The 29-year-old's brilliant effort took him from four over par to four under, although that was still seven shots behind two-time major winner Spieth, who carded a second bogey-free 65 of the week.At 11 under par, Spieth enjoyed a three-shot lead over playing partner Matt Kuchar, with 20-year-old Canadian debutant Austin Connelly - a good friend of Spieth - three shots further back alongside US Open champion Brooks Koepka. Grace shared fifth place with wo...
Iraq's PM declares victory over IS in Mosul

Iraq's PM declares victory over IS in Mosul

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi has declared that the city of Mosul has been "liberated" from Islamic State.Dressed in a black uniform, similar to the type worn by Iraqi special forces, he arrived at the city's airfield and greeted army officers.Mr Abadi's office said: "The commander in chief of the armed forces Haider al Abadi arrived in the liberated city of Mosul and congratulated the heroic fighters and Iraqi people for the great victory."However, there has not yet been an official statement that the entire city - the second biggest in Iraq - has been retaken.:: The Battle for Mosul: How fight for the city unfoldedImage:Haider al Abadi congratulated Iraqi forces on the 'great victory'IS still holds less than one square kilometre of the city and is using human shields, suicide bomb...
2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

2019 Rugby World Cup: Fiji qualify with victory over Tonga

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Fiji players celebrateSaturday, July 8, 2017Fiji have secured their spot at the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.Saturday's 14-10 victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa, thanks to Leone Nakarawa's try and three Ben Volavola penalties, saw Fiji confirmed as the top Oceania qualifier and they will now join Australia, Wales and Georgia in Group D at Japan 2019.The last remaining spot in the group will be taken by the winner of the Americas 2 qualifier, which will be either Canada or Uruguay.Let's block ads! (Why?)