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Wilshere’s comeback delayed by more surgery on ankle

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger touches his head as he sits on the bench during the Champions League round of 16 soccer match between Arsenal and AS Monaco at the Emirates Stadium in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has had more surgery on his left ankle, delaying his comeback after three months out because of injury.

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Taekwondo fighter eyes nationality switch for next Olympics

LONDON (AP) — A top-ranked taekwondo fighter from Britain is seeking to change his nationality to Moldovan to ensure he qualifies for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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Chelsea and Tottenham meet in English League Cup final

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — In the space of a few hours on Sunday, Chelsea could win its first trophy in Jose Mourinho’s second spell as manager and take a big step toward capturing the Premier League title.

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Madonna takes a tumble at the Brit Awards

Madonna stumbles whilst performing on stage during the Brit Awards 2015 at the 02 Arena in London, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/PA, Yui Mok) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — Madonna has given music fans a shock when she tumbled down several stairs at the Brit Awards.

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