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Man United Players Highest Paid Footballers In The World

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LONDON: Manchester United pay the highest wages in world football, according to the latest edition of the Global Sports Salaries Survey.

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Annuar Musa Stays Put With Decision To Resign From Kafa

KUANTAN -- Tan Sri Annuar Musa is staying put with his decision to resign as president of the Kelantan Football Association (Kafa) to give way to a more qualified individual to lead the association.

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Al Abid, Saudi Arabia's Penalty Specialist

Al Abid (Photo: FIFA)

To be a footballer means facing challenging situations, and there is no doubt that standing at the penalty spot preparing to take a kick can be one of the most high-pressure experiences a player can face. Said spot-kick may come around in the most trying of times and scoring it – or not – can determine the fate of an entire team, which is why it takes a player with special qualities to pull it off time and again.

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Thailand Fly High To Take Gold In Sepak Takraw Men's Doubles

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Thailand bagged its 50th Asean University Games gold yesterday, when the men's doubles sepak takraw team of Jutawat Srithong and Korakot Kamolpop (in yellow and blue) defeated Htet Myat Thu and Wai Lin Aung of Myanmar 2-1 in the final, held at the Singapore Sepak Takraw Federation's premises in Bedok.

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Andy Murray Says Era Of Tennis’s Big Four Could Be Over

 Andy Murray practices at the O2 Arena before the ATP World Tour Finals, which starts on Monday. Photograph: Tony O'Brien/Reuters

For the first time since 2001 neither Roger Federer nor Rafael Nadal will compete in the ATP World Tour Finals and Murray says we will soon know ‘whether it’s done and that era is past’

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Novak Djokovic Beats Dominic Thiem At ATP World Tour Finals

Djokovic won 12 of 14 games to take the second and third sets

Novak Djokovic battled back from a set down to beat Dominic Thiem 6-7 (10-12) 6-0 6-2 in his opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in London.

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Hamilton Win Takes Formula One Title Battle Down To Last Race

Formula One - F1 - Brazilian Grand Prix - Circuit of Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 13/11/2016 - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of Britain raises his trophy during the victory ceremony after winning the race. REUTERS/Nacho DoceTriple world champion Lewis Hamilton won a stop-start, wet and chaotic Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to take the Formula One title battle with Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg down to the wire in Abu Dhabi.

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MMA: Mcgregor Knocks Out Alvarez To Make UFC History

Conor McGregor holds up his title belts after he knocked out Eddie Alvarez during a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 205, early Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at Madison Square Garden in New York. - AP photoNEW YORK: Featherweight champion Conor McGregor capped the UFC's triumphant return to New York by knocking out Eddie Alvarez to claim the lightweight crown and become the first fighter in the history of the promotion to hold two UFC belts simultaneously.

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Zidane Wants Coutinho In Real Madrid, Reveals Club Ambassador

Former Real Madrid full-back and now Club ambassador Roberto Carlos has claimed the club are interested in signing Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho.

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All Blacks Flyhalf Barrett Voted World Player Of The Year

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2016 file photo, New Zealand's Beauden Barrett practices his kicking as his rugby union team train in Sydney. New Zealand flyhalf Barrett has been voted World Player of the Year as the world champion All Blacks swept the major awards at the end of a record-breaking rugby season. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)LONDON: New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett has been voted World Player of the Year as the world champion All Blacks swept the major awards at the end of a record-breaking rugby season.

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