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West Ham sign Masuaku

West Ham have completed the signing of left-back Arthur Masuaku from Olympiakos for a fee Sky sources understand to be £6m.

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West Ham complete signing of Arthur Masuaku from Olympiakos for £6m

• 22-year-old defender signs four-year deal for Slaven Bilic’s team • Frenchman says playing with Dimitri Payet will be ‘crazy’ West Ham have added to their defensive ranks before the new Premier League season with the signing of left-back Arthur Masuaku from Olympiakos. The 22-year-old was…

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Brazil jeered by home support after Olympic stalemate with Iraq

• Iraq applauded as Neymar fails to impress in 0-0 draw • Brazil fans chant about women’s star Marta instead Brazil, who have never won the Olympic gold medal in men’s football, failed to win for the second consecutive game, held to a 0-0 draw by Iraq on Sunday. The hosts’ supporters jeered their…

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Pelé will not attend Rio Olympics opening ceremony due to poor health

Poor health has kept Brazil’s most famous face out of the show, but director Fernando Meirelles is used to setbacks by now – and his message is bigger than one person Brazil’s most recognisable celebrity Pelé has pulled out of the Rio 2016 opening ceremony just hours before it was due to begin,…

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Sweden win first Olympic football game 1-0 despite injuries – video

The Swedish women’s football team play their first round match against South Africa on Wednesday in the first event of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil . The match finished 1-0 to Sweden despite both Group E teams suffering injuries resulting in two players being stretchered off the…

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Unpaid flight bill grounds Nigeria’s Olympic footballers in Atlanta

• Samson Siasia’s squad cutting it fine to arrive for first match on Friday • Hold up in payment blamed on ‘a logistical mix-up’ • Sign up to our daily Olympics briefing Nigeria’s Olympic footballers are cutting it fine with their arrival in Rio de Janeiro with their flight expected to touch down…

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Greek Cup game abandoned

The Greek Cup quarter-final between AEK Athens and Olympiakos was abandoned on Wednesday after a pitch invasion by supporters at the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

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