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AWOL covers all the local sports and some international sport in the printed version, and the online version has all this and more! A one stop shop for expats, tourists, in fact anyone who is a sports fan. Below is a useful guide to some of the sports going on around the world, but we also have dedicated pages for Football, Golf and Formula 1. Below that is a selection of the top sports stories in recent weeks that you might have missed.

Top seed Wozniacki withdraws during Strasbourg opener

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki withdraws from the Internationaux de Strasbourg, less than a week before the French Open starts.

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David Moyes will struggle to get another Premier League job - Chris Sutton

Ex-Sunderland boss David Moyes will struggle to get another job in the Premier League and might end up in China, says Chris Sutton.

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Analysis: 'Man Utd must be on the front foot against Ajax'

Manchester United cannot allow Ajax to grow in confidence in Wednesday’s Europa League final, says former defender Phil Neville.

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Europa League final analysis: 'Man Utd must be on the front foot'

Manchester United cannot allow Ajax to grow in confidence in Wednesday’s Europa League final, says former defender Phil Neville.

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Lions leader Warburton declares himself fit for NZ tour

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton declares himself fully fit for the tour to New Zealand after a knee injury.

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Man Utd move 6/10 chance - France striker Griezmann

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann says a transfer to Manchester United is ‘possible’, adding there is a ‘six out of 10’ chance.

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'Naive' to expect no trouble at Europa League final - police chief

A Manchester police chief says it would be “naive” to think the Europa League final between Manchester United and Ajax will be trouble free.

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Man Utd move is a 6/10 chance - Griezmann

Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann says a transfer to Manchester United is ‘possible’, adding there is a ‘six out of 10’ chance.

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More Mike Bassett than Antonio Conte - who makes your team of the season?

What formation did you go for? Who plays in goal? Who had the most selections? Check out your team of the season.

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Nicky Hayden: Ex-MotoGP champion dies after collision

Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35, five days after being involved in a crash while cycling in Italy.

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David Moyes resigns as Sunderland boss after relegation from Premier League

David Moyes resigns as manager of relegated Sunderland after one season in the job.

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Nicky Hayden: The backyard racer who conquered the world

Motorcycling and family were the inseparable constants in the life of Nicky Hayden, who has died aged 35.

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Thousands won on Terry's 26th-minute substitution

Thousands of pounds are won in bets placed on John Terry being substituted in the 26th minute of his final appearance at Stamford Bridge.

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Thousands of pounds won on Terry's 26th-minute substitution

Thousands of pounds are won in bets placed on John Terry being substituted in the 26th minute of his final appearance at Stamford Bridge.

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Kroenke's Arsenal shares 'are not, and have never been, for sale'

Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke says his shares in the club “are not, and have never been, for sale”.

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Mourinho's new low as Chelsea set a new mark - a season in stats

Jose Mourinho’s new low, were Tottenham ever top of the table? And how good are Chelsea? A Premier League season in stats.

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Taylor and Knight in England squad for Women's World Cup

Wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor is named in the England squad for the Women’s World Cup this summer.

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'Huge week for European Tour as Wentworth regains its charm'

Wentworth has had a £5m transformation for this week’s PGA Championship as the European Tour aims to compete with the PGA Tour, writes Iain Carter

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Byron Nelson: Jason Day misses four-foot putt as Billy Horschel wins in play-off

Billy Horschel claims his fourth PGA Tour title by beating Jason Day in a play-off at the Byron Nelson event in Texas.

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Kingsmill Championship: American Lexi Thompson wins tournament with record 20-under-par score

American Lexi Thompson earns her first victory of the year with a tournament record 20-under-par score at the LPGA Kingsmill Championship in Virginia.

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