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# Frenemies

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Trump sets up stormy G20 summit after he abruptly cancels meeting with Putin
Trump called off Saturday’s bilateral with Vladimir Putin over Ukraine.
Donald Trump fights with 'indignant' Trudeau and Macron on Twitter before meeting G7 leaders
It’s another tense meeting of world leaders today after Trump enforced tariffs that could spark a trade war.
Pochettino denies bad blood with Mourinho over Eric Dier controversy
The Spurs boss criticises his United counterpart’s courting of the Tottenham player in his new book.
From bogey team to just another game: How the Wenger and Allardyce rivalry is no more
The two managers have endured a frosty past but Wenger now appears to have backed his peer by calling him ‘intelligent’ and ‘competent’.
Matthaus criticises Hummels' dressing room drop-in
Mats Hummels should not have paid a visit to his former teammates ahead of Bayern Munich’s loss to Borussia Dortmund, Lothar Matthaus says.
Evra hails old rival Suarez as 'the best number 9'
Luis Suarez received praise from an unlikely source after the Barcelona star added more silverware to his collection.
Mourinho dedicates Community Shield win to Louis van Gaal
Jose Mourinho lifted the Community Shield at Wembley said the credit lays with former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal.
Google responds to Uber rumours with a cryptic tweet
The search engine giant was said to be working on its own lift-hailing service, but doubt has been thrown on the claims.
Gerard Pique admits he was (and still is) terrified of Roy Keane
“I was sh*tting myself,” the Barca player admitted, during one encounter with the player.
7 things your friends say... and what they actually mean
Lies. Actual lies.
Sharapova and Williams cold war ends but Russian insists she won't wear a catsuit
The American made the first step towards smoothing out the pair’s fractious relationship.
9 awful friends you probably have in your crew
Who is guilty of this bad behaviour?
Messi lauds Ronaldo's goal-scoring power
The Argentine wamy miss out on the Ballon D’Or to this Portuguese rival this year.
5 talking points from today’s Champions League draw
Arsenal’s need to sign quality players is now achingly clear, while David Moyes and Jose Mourinho will be happy with their lot.
Mickelson to Tiger ahead of PGA Championship: bring it on
America’s two heavyweight golfers say they get on just fine and prompt the best out of each other.
Did Pat Kenny leave RTE because people were being mean to him?
It’s entirely possible.
The sun is going to hang around a bit longer
Ireland and the sun…does the sunburn, sweaty nights and lack of suitable wardrobe make them frenemies?
Research: Why women should stop being frenemies and start being friends
The benefits of female friendship may go back to the days of the cave dwellers.
Rory McIlroy plays down Tiger Woods rivalry
The Northern Irish golfer also described competing against his idol as “a dream come true”.
Uncaged: The time for talk is over for Evans ahead of UFC 145 bout
The match-up of “Suga” Evans and “Bones” Jones began with friendly barbs but has taken on an edgy level
Westwood happy to have Rory rivalry
This week, the Ryder Cup teammates are preparing for the Honda Classic in Palm Beach, and Westwood has been forced to answer yet more questions about McIlroy.