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Bekele claims Berlin win in near record timepodium in the women's race with Aberu Kebede winning her third Berlin marathon
Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time
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podium in the women's race with Aberu Kebede winning her third Berlin marathon with a time of 2:20:45. Her compatriots followed her home with Birhane Dibaba claiming second ahead of Ruti Aga. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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Goeido makes history with unbeaten record in tournament winone day at a time, just focussing on the bout that day. "The thought of a titl
Goeido makes history with unbeaten record in tournament win
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one day at a time, just focussing on the bout that day. "The thought of a title started crossing my mind from the 10th day. It was an experience I never went through before." (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Bri... Read more
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Goeido makes history with unbeaten record in tournament winjust focusing on the bout that day. "The thought of a title started crossing m
Goeido makes history with unbeaten record in tournament win
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just focusing on the bout that day. "The thought of a title started crossing my mind from the 10th day. It was an experience I never went through before." (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sports N... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Bekele claims Berlin win in near record timepodium in the women's race with Aberu Kebede winning her third Berlin marathon
Bekele claims Berlin win in near record time
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podium in the women's race with Aberu Kebede winning her third Berlin marathon with a time of 2:20:45. Her compatriots followed her home with Birhane Dibaba claiming second ahead of Ruti Aga. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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India set New Zealand 434 to win Kanpur testwickets with his left-arm spin, continued to have a good match. The southpaw c
India set New Zealand 434 to win Kanpur test
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wickets with his left-arm spin, continued to have a good match. The southpaw clobbered three sixes en route to his second test fifty which he celebrated by twirling the bat. India declared immediately and tea was taken. (Editing by John O... Read more
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Ethiopian Bekele storms to victory in Berlin marathonyears ago but like Bekele missed last month's Rio Olympics, could not match the
Ethiopian Bekele storms to victory in Berlin marathon
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years ago but like Bekele missed last month's Rio Olympics, could not match the Ethiopian's pace towards the end and finished nine seconds adrift. Kimetto set the record in Berlin in 2014. (Reporting by Karolos Grohmann; Editing by John O... Read more
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Nagoya, Aichi prefecture to host 2026 Asian Gamesthose estimates, some 30 percent of those costs are expected to be covered by s
Nagoya, Aichi prefecture to host 2026 Asian Games
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those estimates, some 30 percent of those costs are expected to be covered by sponsorship and other revenue, while Aichi prefecture and Nagoya will split the remaining costs on a 70:30 basis. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by John O... Read more
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Wozniacki downs Osaka to win Pan Pacific Openif she is indeed planning to retire, it looks like she will play on at least un
Wozniacki downs Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open
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if she is indeed planning to retire, it looks like she will play on at least until September 2017. "This is a great tournament," she said. "I can't wait to be back next year." (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney in Sydney; Editing by J... Read more
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New Zealand chip away as India extend lead past 300bounce that their three-pronged spin attack generated from the dry track is unl
New Zealand chip away as India extend lead past 300
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bounce that their three-pronged spin attack generated from the dry track is unlikely to enthuse New Zealand, though, knowing they face the unenviable task of batting fourth on a deteriorating track chasing a mammoth target. (Editing by John O'Br... Read more
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Nagoya, Aichi prefecture named as 2026 Asian Games hostsout of which 25 billion yen is expected to be covered by sponsorship and other
Nagoya, Aichi prefecture named as 2026 Asian Games hosts
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out of which 25 billion yen is expected to be covered by sponsorship and other revenue. Aichi prefecture is expected to cover two-thirds of the remainder with Nagoya pitching in the rest. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by Joh... Read more
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Wozniacki downs wildcard Osaka to win Pan Pacific Opento number 74 in the world this year after a series of injuries but her Tokyo ti
Wozniacki downs wildcard Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open
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to number 74 in the world this year after a series of injuries but her Tokyo title continues a revival that started with a semi-final appearance at the U.S. Open earlier this month. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney in Sydney; Editing by John O... Read more
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Wozniacki downs wildcard Osaka to win Pan Pacific Opento number 74 in the world this year after a series of injuries but her Tokyo ti
Wozniacki downs wildcard Osaka to win Pan Pacific Open
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to number 74 in the world this year after a series of injuries but her Tokyo title continues a revival that started with a semi-final appearance at the U.S. Open earlier this month. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney in Sydney; Editing by John O... Read more
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Man United's Rooney benched for Leicester gameagainst Leicester at Old Trafford as they bid to avoid a third successive leagu
Man United's Rooney benched for Leicester game
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against Leicester at Old Trafford as they bid to avoid a third successive league defeat. Mourinho also named 18-year-old striker Marcus Rashford in his team along with midfielder Jesse Lingard. (Reporting by Ed Osmond; Editing by John... Read more
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Asia council sets up sub offices as Kuwait row rumblesa Winter Games. The next Asian Winter games are in Sapporo, Japan in February,
Asia council sets up sub offices as Kuwait row rumbles
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a Winter Games. The next Asian Winter games are in Sapporo, Japan in February, while the next Summer version of the continental gathering takes place in Indonesia in 2018. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Spor... Read more
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Asia council sets up sub offices as Kuwait row rumblesdoes not organise a Winter Games. The next Asian Winter games are in Sapporo, J
Asia council sets up sub offices as Kuwait row rumbles
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does not organise a Winter Games. The next Asian Winter games are in Sapporo, Japan in February, while the next Summer version of the continental gathering takes place in Indonesia in 2018. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney; Editing by John... Read more
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Spinners earn India lead after Kiwi meltdownTrent Boult. Ashwin caught BJ Watling (21) off his own bowling to end New Zeal
Spinners earn India lead after Kiwi meltdown
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Trent Boult. Ashwin caught BJ Watling (21) off his own bowling to end New Zealand's resistance and ensure the tourists will face the daunting task of batting in the fourth innings on a track offering significant spin. (Editing by John... Read more
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Rangers blank A's to book first AL playoff berthtrying to strive to be better. It's just something where you want to be at your
Rangers blank A's to book first AL playoff berth
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trying to strive to be better. It's just something where you want to be at your best in the big moments, and I know the big moments are coming," Hamels said. (Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sp... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Wozniacki ends Radwanska reign to reach Tokyo finalbe confident of clinching her second title in her third Pan Pacific Open final
Wozniacki ends Radwanska reign to reach Tokyo final
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be confident of clinching her second title in her third Pan Pacific Open final on Sunday. Japanese teenager Osaka takes on Svitolina in her first tour semi-final later on Saturday. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney in Sydney; Editing by John O... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wozniacki ends Radwanska reign to reach Tokyo finalbe confident of clinching her second title in her third Pan Pacific Open final
Wozniacki ends Radwanska reign to reach Tokyo final
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be confident of clinching her second title in her third Pan Pacific Open final on Sunday. Japanese teenager Osaka takes on Svitolina in her first tour semi-final later on Saturday. (Reporting by Nick Mulvenney in Sydney; Editing by John O... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Indian spinners peg back New Zealand in Kanpur testdefence. Luke Ronchi (38) helped stop the rot when he put on 49 with Santner b
Indian spinners peg back New Zealand in Kanpur test
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defence. Luke Ronchi (38) helped stop the rot when he put on 49 with Santner but fell to a debatable leg before decision after Jadeja trapped him with a dipping delivery which may have been missing the off-stump. (Editing by... Read more
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Hammers revival can begin against Saints, says Bilicand Aaron Cresswell. "I saw reports that Andy Carroll had a setback but that i
Hammers revival can begin against Saints, says Bilic
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and Aaron Cresswell. "I saw reports that Andy Carroll had a setback but that is totally false. We are expecting him and Aaron Cresswell back after the (international) break." (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wenger implores Gunners to avoid seeing red against Blueshas a small grade one (tear) hamstring but he is not completely free to push at
Wenger implores Gunners to avoid seeing red against Blues
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has a small grade one (tear) hamstring but he is not completely free to push at the moment and he has a little bit of pain. He is in the last days of his rehabilitation." (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John... Read more
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Johnson-Thompson splits with coach Holmes: Timescollapse at last year's world championships in Beijing when she fell out of con
Johnson-Thompson splits with coach Holmes: Times
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collapse at last year's world championships in Beijing when she fell out of contention after recording three fouls in the long jump, one of her strongest events. (Reporting by Ian Rodricks in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sport... Read more
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Johnson-Thompson splits with coach Holmes - Timessuffered a similar collapse at last year's world championships in Beijing when
Johnson-Thompson splits with coach Holmes - Times
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suffered a similar collapse at last year's world championships in Beijing when she fell out of contention after recording three fouls in the long jump, one of her strongest events. (Reporting by Ian Rodricks in Bengaluru; Editing by John O... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Everton's Lukaku set to return for Bournemouth clashstrikers to what he is. I prefer these people and not Niasse in the team." Eve
Everton's Lukaku set to return for Bournemouth clash
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strikers to what he is. I prefer these people and not Niasse in the team." Everton are second in the Premier League standings after winning four of their opening five games. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Rooney relishing 'perfect' cup draw against rivals Citya lot of people out there are saying because a lot of it is rubbish. Seventh-p
Rooney relishing 'perfect' cup draw against rivals City
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a lot of people out there are saying because a lot of it is rubbish. Seventh-placed United host champions Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Spor... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rooney relishing 'perfect' cup draw against rivals Cityreally listen to what a lot of people out there are saying because a lot of it
Rooney relishing 'perfect' cup draw against rivals City
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really listen to what a lot of people out there are saying because a lot of it is rubbish. Seventh-placed United host champions Leicester City in the Premier League on Saturday. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New Zealand outvoted in bid to change Super Rugby format - Tewand we won't have four teams in the finals again which is fine," Tew said. "Th
New Zealand outvoted in bid to change Super Rugby format - Tew
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and we won't have four teams in the finals again which is fine," Tew said. "They don't want a change and you've got to have agreement in SANZAAR... that's the beauty of a joint venture." (Reporting by Greg Stutchbury; Editing by Joh... Read more
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Rugby: Pacific Islands being bled dry by unlicensed agents - RyanI know there are young kids there who are phenomenally talented and a year off
Rugby: Pacific Islands being bled dry by unlicensed agents - Ryan
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I know there are young kids there who are phenomenally talented and a year off getting residency, so it's inevitable unless we make something happen quickly." (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sports... Read more
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Pacific Islands being bled dry by unlicensed agents - Ryandoubt, because I know there are young kids there who are phenomenally talented
Pacific Islands being bled dry by unlicensed agents - Ryan
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doubt, because I know there are young kids there who are phenomenally talented and a year off getting residency, so it's inevitable unless we make something happen quickly." (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by Joh... Read more
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Captain De Villiers misses ODI against Irelandto respond to treatment." Faf du Plessis will captain the team in the one-off
Captain De Villiers misses ODI against Ireland
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to respond to treatment." Faf du Plessis will captain the team in the one-off match against Ireland in Benoni, near Johannesburg, and Rilee Rossouw has been added to the squad as batting cover. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'... Read more
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Date-Krumm targets 2017 return at 46 after knee surgeryI want the injury to properly heal." Date-Krumm has won eight WTA titles, the
Date-Krumm targets 2017 return at 46 after knee surgery
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I want the injury to properly heal." Date-Krumm has won eight WTA titles, the last in 2009, and reached the semi-finals of three grand slam tournaments. (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sports... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MLB in talks to play regular season games in Londonleast one regular-season game in London since 2007 and has an agreement to play
MLB in talks to play regular season games in London
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least one regular-season game in London since 2007 and has an agreement to play there through 2020, while the NBA is set to play its seventh game in the English capital in January. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Bri... Read more
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Puel impressed by young Saints in cup win over Eaglesus to develop and improve all these young players." Southampton, who have draw
Puel impressed by young Saints in cup win over Eagles
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us to develop and improve all these young players." Southampton, who have drawn Sunderland in the fourth round, play away at West Ham United in their next league fixture on Sunday. (Reporting by Ian Rodricks in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'... Read more
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Date-Krumm targets 2017 return at 46 after knee surgerycondition muscle and I want the injury to properly heal." Date-Krumm has won e
Date-Krumm targets 2017 return at 46 after knee surgery
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condition muscle and I want the injury to properly heal." Date-Krumm has won eight WTA titles, the last in 2009, and reached the semi-finals of three grand slam tournaments. (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Br... Read more
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Big ask for England to land Euro 2024, says FA chairmantourists coming to Britain. I believe that common sense will have to break out
Big ask for England to land Euro 2024, says FA chairman
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tourists coming to Britain. I believe that common sense will have to break out in a massive proportion on that whole thing." England last hosted the European Championship in 1996. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Bri... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Westwood questions Tiger's role in U.S. Ryder Cup teamteam spirit; he was first outside the points qualification and is No. 7 in the
Westwood questions Tiger's role in U.S. Ryder Cup team
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team spirit; he was first outside the points qualification and is No. 7 in the world." The Ryder Cup begins at the Hazeltine National Golf Club on Sept. 30. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Sport... Read more
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World Cup winner Thorn to return to rugby at 41spent eight years with the Brisbane Broncos in Australia's National Rugby Leagu
World Cup winner Thorn to return to rugby at 41
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spent eight years with the Brisbane Broncos in Australia's National Rugby League and played 200 matches for the side. He also played for the Australia national rugby league side. (Reporting by Greg Stutchbury in Wellington; Editing by John O'Br... Read more
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Westwood questions Tiger's role in US Ryder Cup teamwhat that does for team spirit; he was first outside the points qualification a
Westwood questions Tiger's role in US Ryder Cup team
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what that does for team spirit; he was first outside the points qualification and is No. 7 in the world." The Ryder Cup begins at the Hazeltine National Golf Club on Sept. 30. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O... Read more
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India skipper Kohli opts to bat in series opener versus New ZealandZealand: Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, BJ
India skipper Kohli opts to bat in series opener versus New Zealand
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Zealand: Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, BJ Watling (wicketkeeper), Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Mark Craig, Ish Sodhi, Neil Wagner, Trent Boult (Reporting by Amlan Chakraborty in Kanpur; Editing by John O'Bri... Read more
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In-form Latu replaces Polota-Nau in Wallabies squadFoley, Nick Frisby, Will Genia, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Samu Kerevi, T
In-form Latu replaces Polota-Nau in Wallabies squad
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Foley, Nick Frisby, Will Genia, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Samu Kerevi, Tevita Kuridrani, Luke Morahan, Sefanaia Naivalu*, Nick Phipps, Henry Speight. * uncapped player (Reporting by Greg Stutchbury in Wellington; Editing by John... Read more
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Cup hero Fabregas ready to step up for Chelseagreat attitude," Conte said. Chelsea, who are fifth in the league standings wi
Cup hero Fabregas ready to step up for Chelsea
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great attitude," Conte said. Chelsea, who are fifth in the league standings with 10 points from the opening five games, make the short trip across London to face Arsenal on Saturday. (Reporting by Ian Rodricks in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Br... Read more
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ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanationincreases blood flow. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is set to rule
ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanation
Reuters Sports News / Posted 6 days ago
increases blood flow. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is set to rule on Sharapova's appeal against a two-year ban in the first week of next month. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'Brien)Next In Spor... Read more
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ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanationheart conditions that increases blood flow. The Court of Arbitration for Sport
ITF clears Lepchenko following meldonium explanation
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heart conditions that increases blood flow. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is set to rule on Sharapova's appeal against a two-year ban in the first week of next month. (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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Naismith earns Goodison cheers despite helping sink Evertonfor myself but the fans have been magnificent to me throughout and I wouldn't h
Naismith earns Goodison cheers despite helping sink Everton
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for myself but the fans have been magnificent to me throughout and I wouldn't have expected anything else. I couldn't have wished for a more special way to score," he added. (Reporting by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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Proud skipper Misbah wants Pakistan isolation to end soonIndies, New Zealand and Australia. "But instead of getting overawed by our opp
Proud skipper Misbah wants Pakistan isolation to end soon
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Indies, New Zealand and Australia. "But instead of getting overawed by our opponents, we need to trust in our abilities, focus on our strengths and try to be as consistent as possible." (Writing by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai; Editing by John O'Bri... Read more
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Shaqiri in contention to make Stoke return against Hullthird-round encounter. "Wherever we've been, Mark has always tried to go as st
Shaqiri in contention to make Stoke return against Hull
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third-round encounter. "Wherever we've been, Mark has always tried to go as strong as possible in the League Cup and I would imagine it will be the same again this time around." (Reporting by Nivedita Shankar in Bengaluru; Editing by John O'B... Read more
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Two arrests, two injured in incident at Cork houseRacing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloo
Two arrests, two injured in incident at Cork house
RTE News / Posted 7 days ago
Racing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloodstock industry in Belgium. But where does the sport in Ireland feature? We race with Dubliner John O'Brien towards the release of his pigeons in a 114 m... Read more
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Joan Burton giving evidence in case against teenRacing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloo
Joan Burton giving evidence in case against teen
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Racing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloodstock industry in Belgium. But where does the sport in Ireland feature? We race with Dubliner John O'Brien towards the release of his pigeons in a 114 m... Read more
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RTE News
Man arrested after PSNI vehicles rammed in AntrimRacing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloo
Man arrested after PSNI vehicles rammed in Antrim
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Racing is being transformed by big money, surging interest from Asia and a bloodstock industry in Belgium. But where does the sport in Ireland feature? We race with Dubliner John O'Brien towards the release of his pigeons in a 114 m... Read more
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