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  • Some of the medal winners at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi will take a little bit of the meteor that crashed down in Russia with them.

    According to a report by R-Sport, the medals awarded on Feb. 15, 2014 (the anniversary of when the meteor struck), will include a fragment.

    "We will hand out our medals to all the athletes who will win gold on that day, because both the meteorite strike and the Olympic Games are the global events," Chelyabinsk Region Culture Minister Alexei Betekhtin said in a statement.

    The medals, according to the news service, were made by four Russian designers working for

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    We thought it would be a good idea to write an Introduction to the Yahoo Fantasy Premier League Game. For readers who are new to our game overall, this will be a great way to get yourself oriented. For veterans of the game, it will be another chance to get familiar with the changes that have happened between last season and this season.

    Selecting a Team Name

    In the official instructions, you will be told that part of the process is to pick a name for your team. Many people only take it as seriously as that but a fantasy team name says a lot about you. You can tell the fantasy world that you’re

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  • Yahoo!'s new remodelled Fantasy Premier League is now live and we want you to get involved ahead of the big kick-off next month:

    Included in the new design are the following improved components:

    - You are the manager and have ultimate control of £150 million to build your dream team.

    - Revamped Design - delivered at the speed of sports.

    - Ultimate Control - £150m to build dream team with unlimited transfers. Do you want Bale to support Rooney? Or perhaps Suarez to link up with Van Persie? As long you can afford it, there are no financial fair play rules governing your dream

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  • Friday Fantasy Football chat

    The Fantasist is dropping by to answer your questions about your team selection this weekend.

    Join the chat to find out who to drop and who to sign ahead of the weekend's action.

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  • Friday fantasy football chat transcript

    The Fantasist was here to answer your questions about your team selection this weekend - check out the transcript below.

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  • The Fantasist dropped by once more to answer your questions about your team selection this weekend.

    Click below to relive the chat ahead of the weekend's Premier League action.

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  • Well, it's been quite a day for Chelsea, hasn't it?

    What with the FA's written reasons for the John Terry verdict and Ashley Cole's astonishing Twitter outburst, the club's media manager may wish he had stayed in bed.

    But are Terry, Cole and the rest of the Chelsea side still worth having in your Fantasy team when they play Norwich?

    The Fantasist stopped by to discuss this matter and answer all your questions about the weekend's Fantasy game.

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  • Friday Football Football webchat

    Fantasy Football is back for the 2012-13 season, and so is the Fantasist.

    He is dropping by on Friday afternoon to answer your questions ahead of the second gameweek.

    If you want to make any changes, join the chat and get the Fantasist's tips.

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  • Fantasy Football 2012-13 guide

    Fantasy Football 2012-13 is here, so let's start the countdown to the big kick-off with a recap of the basics to help you build a winning team.

    We will be kicking off our weekly Friday chats tomorrow, with detailed injury reports to start next week.

    Why not sign up now?


    What is Fantasy Football?
    Really, you don't know? Well, okay, if you insist. It's a game that allows you to pick a fictional team made up of real players, who then score you points based on what they do on the pitch in actual Premier League games. The aim - it should be patently clear - is to score as

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  • RvP is Fantasy MVP

    Robin van Persie was the player to have in Yahoo! Fantasy Football this seasonAs thrilling as it was to sit back and enjoy the final day of the Premier League season, it was an experience tinged with sadness. For Manchester City's players lifting the trophy signalled the end of the campaign, and with it the end of another year of Yahoo! Fantasy Football.

    Here are the game's top five players for the season by position, the top 10 overall and, most importantly, we announce the winner of the 2011-12 game.

    Many thanks for playing to each and every one of the tens of thousands of you who took part this season. Only three months to go until we can do it all again!

    Top five

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