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Bayern Break Gladbach Jinx To Go Three Clear

BERLIN: Bayern Munich broke their Borussia Moenchengladbach jinx on Saturday as Arturo Vidal and Douglas Costa netted in a 2-0 home win to put the champions three points clear on Saturday.

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Wenger Rues Costly Cazorla Absence

LONDON: Arsene Wenger bemoaned the absence of Santi Cazorla after Arsenal were held to a drab goalless draw by struggling Middlesbrough.

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V Shem/Wee Kiong Advance To Denmark Open Semi-Finals

Pic: Astro AwaniKUALA LUMPUR: National badminton men's doubles pair Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong have impressed at the Denmark Open, advancing to the semi-finals Friday night.

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Pandelela Not In Action At FINA Grand Pix In Kuching

Pic: Astro AwaniKUCHING: National diving queen Pandelela Rinong is not in action in the FINA Grand Prix diving championship that is taking place at the Sarawak Aquatics Centre in Petra Jaya here.

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Justin Thomas Leads Second Round Of 2016 CIMB Classic

Justin Thomas shot a six-under-par 66 in today’s round for a two-day total of 14-under-par 130. — AFPKUALA LUMPUR: Defending champion, Justin Thomas took the second round lead of the 2016 CIMB Classic golf championship held at TPC Kuala Lumpur, Bukit Kiara, here today.

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Stay Vigilant To Survive Premier League ‘Jungle’, Wenger Tells Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger at the EPL match against Burnley at Turf Moor October 2, 2016. — Reuters picLONDON: Manager Arsene Wenger has urged in-form Arsenal to stay vigilant against complacency, with the Frenchman saying his years spent in England have taught him not to take the “jungle” that is the Premier League for granted.

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I’m Under Pressure, But So Is Pep, Says Sunderland’s Moyes

Sunderland manager David Moyes is pictured after their Premier League match against Stoke City at bet365 Stadium, October 15, 2016. — Reuters picLONDON: Sunderland manager David Moyes says he is under pressure to turn around their poor Premier League form, but it is no different for coaches at the other end of the table.

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Belarusian Capital Minsk Awarded 2019 European Games

Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko gestures while speaking at the European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Minsk, Belarus, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. Lukashenko says his country is ready to host the 2019 European Games. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)MINSK, Belarus: The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, ending more than a year of uncertainty after the previous host pulled out.

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Pochettino Urges Spurs To Push For Top

Tottenham Hotspur’s coach Mauricio Pochettino was eager for his side — who are currently the only Premier League team yet to taste domestic defeat this term — to go one better. — Reuters picBOURNEMOUTH: Mauricio Pochettino is keen for his Tottenham Hotspur players to rise to the occasion and move to the top of the Premier League table tomorrow.

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Thailand Bans Cheering At World Cup Qualifier

Thai football fans are banned from cheering at next month's World Cup qualifier against Australia. ― File picBANGKOK: Thailand's football association said today it would ban cheering at next month's World Cup qualifier against Australia as the nation mourns the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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