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The French international Christophe Dugarry scored twice to give Milan a 2-0 home win over Chelsea in a friendly last night. Ruud Gullit's side dominated most of the first half after falling behind in the ninth minute, when Dugarry scored from a Michael Reiziger cross. Paul Hughes hit the bar with a header late in the first half before Dugarry headed in his second goal in the 62nd minute.

Jimmy Rimmer, the former Manchester United, Swansea, Arsenal and Aston Villa goalkeeper, has become the defensive coach of China's national side.

Hibernian will let winger Mickey Weir leave Easter Road on a free transfer. The 31-year-old has been with the Edinburgh club for 15 years apart from a 128-day spell with Luton during the 1987-88 season.

The 1999 women's World Cup will be held in the United States. Qualifying for the finals will take place between August 1997 and December 1998.