Football

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The Swedish striker defied gravity, going horizontal to smash this wonder-strike past the poor goalkeeper.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores incredible scissor kick on Manchester United debut

The Swedish striker defied gravity, going horizontal to smash this wonder-strike past the poor goalkeeper.

'We are all pumped' - Football Ferns excited for Rio spectacle

Midfielder Betsy Hassett hoping to have an impact during Rio games.

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The English champions got to meet the comedian during their pre-season tour to the USA.

'I'll probably be parking their cars for them' – Leicester City footballers meet Will Ferrell

The English champions got to meet the comedian during their pre-season tour to the USA.

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The Spanish giants were the latest to adopt the strange new game, with superstar Lionel Messi making it look easy!

Barcelona football stars get involved with 'bubble football' craze

The Spanish giants were the latest to adopt the strange new game, with superstar Lionel Messi making it look easy!

Asthma medication gets All White banned for a month

Athletes urged to make sure they exercise caution when taking medications.

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Pizza is off the menu as some Manchester City players have been exiled from first team training.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola bans unfit players from training

Pizza is off the menu as some Manchester City players have been exiled from first team training.

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It's a labour of love for many parents, with NZ needing 100k coaches a year at least – and NZ Football is seeking out the country’s best coach.

NZ Football praises unsung volunteer coaches with new national competition

The winner will join Auckland City FC in Japan for the FIFA Club World Cup.

Manchester derby in Beijing called off due to bad weather

Organisers of the event said the game between City and United would not be rescheduled.

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Minnesota United's Sammy Ndjock won't want to watch this mistake again, which he made against Premier League side Bournemouth in a friendly.

Video: Yes, this is actually the worst goalkeeping blunder of all time!

Minnesota United's Sammy Ndjock won't want to watch this mistake again, which he made against Premier League side Bournemouth in a friendly.

Sam Allardyce to be named England manager this week

Big Sam will replace Roy Hodgson in the England hot seat, British media are reporting.

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Kiwi Olympians are taking to social media demanding action on Russia.

Opinion: Drug cheats Russia must be stripped of 2018 football World Cup

After this latest shame, Russia can't be allowed to take a leading role in world sport, writes Josh Reich.

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The tiny pests proved too much for players and fans, forcing the match between River Plate and Aucas to be cancelled.

Buzz off! Swarm of angry bees forces abandonment of top-flight football match

The tiny pests proved too much for players and fans, forcing the match to be cancelled.

Graphic warning: Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba suffers gruesome broken leg while playing in China

Horrifying video footage shows why the career of the Senegal forward is in doubt.

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The 28-year-old decided to face her fear raising funds for the Waikato charity to support families with sick children.

Football Ferns skipper overcomes great adversity ahead of Rio Olympics

Katie Duncan took a major step ahead of her trip to the Rio Olympics next month shaving her head for charity today.

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The young men lit rubbish on fire near the Eiffel Tower while police tried to hold them back.

Euro 2016 fan violence forces closure of Eiffel Tower

Confrontations damaged the ground below the mammoth structure.

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Scotsman Andy Murray has won Wimbledon for the second time, overwhelming Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets.

Murray repeats Wimbledon triumph: 'I feel happier this time'

Scotsman Andy Murray has won Wimbledon for the second time, overwhelming Canada’s Milos Raonic in straight sets.

Watch: Portugal stun France with dramatic extra time goal to win Euro 2016

Portugal stun France in extra time of Euro 2016 final in Paris, after the hosts hit the post in the final minute of regulation.

Video: Griezmann double too much for World Champions Germany

The striker scored twice to put the hosts into the final of Euro 2016, defeating Germany 2-0.

Wales's dream Euro 2016 run over, Ronaldo inspires Portugal into final

Cristiano Ronaldo led Portugal into their second European Championship final.

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi is an overwhelming favourite to lift the trophy again for a fifth time.

Lionel Messi sentenced to jail time for tax fraud

During the four-day trial last month, Messi and his father denied any wrongdoing.

Portugal stand in the way of Wales' Euro dream 2016 run to the finals

NZ football director Rob Sherman nurtured the Welsh talent that has stunned the footballing world.

Jose Mourinho is unveiled as the new Manchester United Manager on May 26, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

'Mellowed' Mourinho making all the right noises at Man United unveiling

Only one result will suffice for the ' Special One' at his most sought after position.

France determined to break Euro hoodoo of the home side

A long list of host nations have fallen short at the European Championships.

Wales coach Chris Coleman's path to redemption courtesy of Sir Alex

Advice from the legendary Ferguson shaped the Wales manager's return to the big time.

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Pereira and the Football Ferns trained at Avondale College where her star began to rise just two years ago.

'Oh my gosh I'm going to the Olympics!' Jasmine Pereira gets Football Ferns call-up

Two years ago Jasmine Pereira was playing with Avondale College's first XI.

Iceland's Euro 2016 dream over as France run rampant

Olivier Giroud netted twice for the hosts as France set-up a semi-final against Germany.

Germany's Thomas Mueller celebrates with teammates after Germany won the penalty shootout of the Euro 2016 quarterfinal soccer match between Germany and Italy, at the Nouveau Stade in Bordeaux, France, Saturday, July 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Germany defeat Italy in nail-biting penalty shootout

Jonas Hector scored the winning penalty as Germany beat Italy 6-5 in a wild shootout to reach the European Championship semifinals.

Wales stun Belgium and advance to Euro 2016 semi-final

Wales stormed back from a goal down to beat Belgium 3-1 in a pulsating quarterfinal today at the European Championship.

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Brazil football captain Neymar has displayed a fantastic example of his abilities, trickily juggling a ball before targeting a nearby drone.

Brazil superstar Neymar shows off his skills by shooting a drone out of the sky!

The Brazil captain has displayed a fantastic example of his abilities, trickily juggling a ball before targeting a nearby drone.

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