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Highlights Of Friday’s NBA Games

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (centre) drives against Brooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez (left) and guard Jarrett Jack in the fourth quarter of their game at Philips Arena. The Hawks won 113-102.  Photo: ReutersHawks 105, Trail Blazers 99

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Phoenix Open: Woods’ Slump Stuns Fans, Raises Prospect Of The ‘Yips’

Tiger Woods hits his drive on the 17th hole during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. Photo: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Stunned golf fans at the Phoenix Open were left to ponder how the mighty have fallen after Tiger Woods plunged to new depths with the worst score of his professional career in yesterday's second round.

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Charity Shield Tie Kicks Off Malaysian Season

THE 2015 domestic Malaysian football season kicks off this Saturday night, with a mouth-watering clash between arguably the nation’s two top teams, Johor Darul Takzim and Pahang. The match, as well as being the curtain raiser of the Malaysian Super League, also holds special significance as it will be played for the Piala Sumbangsih, or the Charity Shield Malaysia.

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FIFPro To Take Legal Action Over Rights For Unpaid Players

 The world players' union FIFPro has said it will take legal action to ensure players who are not paid on time are free to look for a new club.

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Gabriel Ready To Make Arsenal Debut Against Villa - Wenger

 Arsenal's new signing Gabriel Paulista could make his Premier League debut against Aston Villa but leading goalscorer Alexis Sanchez is not likely to be risked with a hamstring injury, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday.

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England Reach Final After Taylor-Made Victory

 James Taylor revived England's wobbly chase to lead them to a three-wicket victory over India on Friday which secured a place in the tri-series final against Australia.

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UAE Beat Iraq To Finish Third At Asian Cup

 The United Arab Emirates overcame a 10-man Iraq 3-2 in an action-packed Asian Cup third-placed playoff on Friday to complete an impressive tournament for Mahdi Ali's side.

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Sauber Focus On The Future After Dismal 2014

 Sauber presented a new-look blue and yellow Formula One car on Friday that they hoped would at least bring the team some points after their worst season ever.

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Winning The Tour Is A Plan, Not A Dream For FDJ

 Team Sky were ridiculed in the peloton when they claimed at their 2009 launch they would win the Tour de France within five years with a British rider, but were able to silence the doubters when Bradley Wiggins triumphed in 2012.

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Asian Cup Run Has Revitalised South Korea, Says Yoo

 South Korea's unexpected run to the Asian Cup final has brought fans back to the sport after years of disappointment and could give them a platform to build from for the next World Cup, former midfielder Yoo Sang-chul has told Reuters.

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