Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Luis Figo has announced his intention to stand for the FIFA presidency.

Former Ballon d'Or winner Luis Figo has announced his intention to stand for the FIFA presidency. Portugal's most-capped player is the sixth man to declare an interest ...

FOOTBALL

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Luis Figo has announced his intention to stand for the FIFA presidency.

Former Ballon d'Or winner Luis Figo has announced his intention to stand for the FIFA presidency. Portugal's most-capped player ...
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Mourinho fined £25,000 following claims that Chelsea are victim of “campaign”

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 by the Football Association and warned about his future conduct ...
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Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko said he’s happy to stay at the club

The 25-year-old has impressed since arriving at St James' Park in January 2013 and speculation over his future ...
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Rodgers insists Chelsea striker Diego Costa was lucky to stay on the field

Costa, who also had run-ins with Martin Skrtel and Steven Gerrard in what was a bad-tempered match on ...

FORMULA 1

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Daniel Ricciardo is confident Red Bull will close the gap to Mercedes

Ricciardo was the only driver to beat the otherwise all-conquering Mercedes duo of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton ...
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Honda say they “more or less” understand the FIA’s engine development

Following a meeting between the governing body and representatives from Honda last week, it emerged over the weekend ...

TENNIS

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Serena Williams powered into the semi-finals of the Australian as elder sister Venus crashed out

Serena had to save set points in her second round match and lost the opening set in rounds ...
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Wawrinka beats Nishikori in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi-finals

The Swiss player gained revenged for his US Open quarter-final defeat to Nishikori in style with a comprehensive ...

GOLF

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Tiger Woods collision left him with a missing tooth.

Woods said: "There were two different podiums. When they come down for the run, the top three are ...
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Kaymer maintains his one-shot lead over Pieters at Abu Dhabi Golf Championship

Martin Kaymer maintained his one-shot lead at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship with an error-free round of 67 ...

BOXING

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Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr met in person for the first time

The two boxers were both courtside - directly across from one another - for Miami Heat’s NBA clash ...
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British welterweight Amir Khan, Manny Pacquiao hold talks in London

Floyd Mayweather Jr will reportedly name his next opponent over the Super Bowl weekend, but after Amir Khan ...

RUGBY

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Farrell out of England’s Six Nations campaign due to knee ligament injury

The Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell picked up the injury during Saracens' European Champions Cup defeat at Clermont on ...
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Johnnie Beattie added to Scotland squad for Six Nations tournament

Johnnie Beattie, fresh from scoring a try in Castres' European Champions Cup defeat to Harlequins on Saturday, joined ...

CRICKET

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Sri Lankan team management insists Malinga will be fit for Cricket World

The 31-year-old fast bowler Lasith Malinga underwent ankle surgery in September last year but suffered a setback in ...
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Ian Bell was at his brilliant best as England set Australia a testing 304 to win

Bell hit 15 boundaries in his knock with a solitary six, putting on hundred partnerships with Moeen Ali ...

Latest Stories

NFL

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Browner calls on Patriots to break Seahawks cornerback Sherman’s arm

Brandon Browner played for the Seattle Seahawks last season but missed their maiden NFL championship victory due to ...
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Deflate-gate investigation will not be completed by Super Bowl this weekend

Allegations have been made that the New England Patriots deliberately played with balls deflated well below the NFL's ...

NBA

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Tuesday’s night NBA results

Rose sank the winning basket with just over seven seconds remaining, sinking a long jumper with Klay Thompson's ...
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Monday night NBA results

The Thunder cruised to the victory despite missing superstar forward Kevin Durant, who sat out with a sprained ...

MLB

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Randy Johnson, John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio have been elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

Pitchers Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz were all voted in on their first ballot while second baseman Biggio makes ...
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Chicago White Sox unveil trio Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Melky Cabrera

With city rivals the Chicago Cubs securing the services of Jon Lester and announcing their intentions to snap ...

NHL

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NHL legend Martin Brodeur to call time on his record-breaking career.

The St Louis goalie will confirm his decision to retire at a press conference on Thursday. Brodeur, who signed ...
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NHL round-up: the New Jersey Devils beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2

The Islanders, 15-2 against divisional teams, are assured of being on top of the Metropolitan Division when they ...

MLS

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas reveals his ambition to play in MLS

Iker Casillas's existing contract expires in 2017, but speculation is rife that Real Madrid could replace him with ...
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Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena confirmed Steven Gerrard will join them

Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena has confirmed Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will join the American club in ...

CYCLING

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Rohan Dennis wins Tour Down Under

Rohan Dennis clinched the Tour Down Under as Wouter Wippert won the final stage in Adelaide on Sunday. Wippert ...
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Team Sky’s Richie Porte win on Willunga Hill for the second straight year

Team Sky's Richie produced a blistering sprint over the final 1200 metres to win on Willunga Hill for ...
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AFRICA SPORTS

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Two AFCON quarter-final ties relocated to Bata, Malabo

Originally the last-eight showdown between Tunisia and hosts ...
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Late Andre Ayew goal fires Ghana to Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

Andre Ayew scored a dramatic late winner to ...
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Algeria beat Senegal 2-0 to advance to AFCON quarter-finals behind Ghana

Riyad Mahrez and Nabil Bentaleb were on target ...

ATHLETICS

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Athletics Coach Hails Mobil

A former Athletics Federation of Nigeria head coach, Amelia Edet, has reiterated the need to invest in sports ...
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Athletics Kenya to step up its anti-doping procedures

The governing body has outlined plans to conduct more tests, and will enforce more serious sanctions for anyone ...

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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Neuer: ‘Bayern Munich will approach Shakhtar Donetsk clash Donetsk with caution’

Five-time winners Bayern Munich will travel to Ukraine in February for the first leg of the UEFA Champions ...
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PSG’s Marquinhos: ‘We are keen to avenge “painful” Chelsea defeat’

Paris Saint-Germain were minutes away from moving into the semi-final of the competition when Demba Ba struck late ...

EUROPA LEAGUE

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Europa league last 32 draw find out Liverpool, Roma, Ajax Fate

Europa league last 32 draw CELTIC v INTER MILAN TOTTENHAM v FIORENTINA LIVERPOOL v BESIKTAS PSV EINDHOVEN v ZENIT ...
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Besiktas striker Demba Ba wary of Liverpool threat

Monday's UEFA Europa League draw in Nyon paired the Turkish side against Brendan Rodgers' men, with the first ...

TRANSFER NEWS

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Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko said he’s happy to stay at the club

The 25-year-old has impressed since arriving at St James' Park in January 2013 and speculation over his future ...
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Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa joins AS Roma

Newcastle United defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has completed a transfer to AS Roma after meeting a contractual condition contained ...

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