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Novak Djokovic Apologizes Following US Open Disqualification After Hitting Ball At Line Judge

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Novak Djokovic Apologizes Following US Open Disqualification After Hitting Ball At Line Judge

World number one Novak Djokovic has issued an apology after his disqualification from the US Open.

Djokovic swiped at a ball in frustration, and the ball hit a line judge in the throat causing injury.

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He was just 6-5 behind in the opening set in his fourth-round match against Pablo Carreno Busta when he angrily hit a ball towards the back of the court.

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Despite showing remorse tournament referee Soeren Friemel and Grand Slam supervisor Andreas Egli decided his action amounted to a default offense, which resulted in his disqualification.  He would also forfeit all tournament prize money and ranking points.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

Barcelona have agreed to let striker Luis Suarez join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguayan agreed terms on a reduced salary with atletico after a move to Juventus fell through because of passport issues.

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Reports say Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu blocked the deal because he did not wish to sell to a Spanish rival.

But, after meeting with Suarez’s representatives, the Catalan club backed down, with the striker threatening to air his grievances to the media.

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Suarez will earn half of the 30m euros a year he earned at Barcelona

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus, AC Milan Confirm

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