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Messi Sr Plays Down Barca Exit

Pic: Reuters/NSTBARCELONA: Lionel Messi’s father Jorge has sought to play down comments his son made this week which suggested the four-times World Player of the Year could consider leaving Barcelona.

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Australia Beat S. Africa By Three Wickets

Pic: AFPMELBOURNE: Steve Smith smashed a brilliant century to lead Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over South Africa in their fourth one-day international on Friday.

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Davis Cup: Federer Fit, But Doubts Still Persists

Switzerland's Roger Federer (left) and Stanislas Wawrinka attend the draw for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, November 20, 2014. — Reuters pic LILLE: Roger Federer is set to play for Switzerland in the Davis Cup final against France in Lille today despite a back injury that laid him low.

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Abu Dhabi Round One To Hamilton In Race With Teammate Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton, with teammate Nico Rosberg, miles ahead of the competition. — Reuters pic ABU DHABI: Championship leader Lewis Hamilton struck a psychological blow with the fastest time in today’s first practice for Formula One’s Abu Dhabi title decider.

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Blind And Falcao Injury Blows For Man U Away To Arsenal

Different time, different circumstances for Falcao (left) and Blind (right), here posing with Van Gaal at Old Trafford in this September 11, 2014, file photo when they signed on to the club. — Reuters pic LONDON: Manchester United suffered a double blow yesterday with Daley Blind ruled out for a “long” spell due to a knee problem and Radamel Falcao receiving a “new injury” that will keep him out for at least two more weeks.

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Guardiola Arsenal's TOP TARGET to replace Wenger

ARSENAL have pinpointed Pep Guardiola as the man they want to replace Arsene Wenger.

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Di Maria & De Gea Fit Again As Man Utd Seek First Away Win Of The Season Against Arsenal

LOUIS VAN GAAL has delivered mixed news for Manchester United fans around the world by suggesting Angel Di Maria, David De Gea and Michael Carrick will be fit to face Arsenal on Saturday, while also hinting that Daley Blind could be side-lined with a serious knee injury sustained in the international break.

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Coach Dollah Wary Of Threat Posed By Myanmar

Harimau Malaya coach Dollah SallehKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia expect Myanmar to be tough opponents when they clash in the opening Group B match of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 at Jalan Besar Stadium, Singapore on Sunday.

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DP World Tour Championship: Rory Mcilroy Shares First Round Lead

Photo: Daily MailThe world No 1, who arrived at the Jumeirah Golf Estates resort already assured of his second Race to Dubai title, returned a flawless six-under 66 to match the earlier effort of Shane Lowry.

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Josiah Bids Farewell

HAVING built a career as the first Malaysian to challenge the world’s top riders, 34-year-old Josiah Ng has announced his retirement from cycling after the Track World Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France on Feb 18-25.

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