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LAST_UPDATETue, 17 Jan 2017 7pm

Motor Racing-F1 Leader Rosberg Shuts Out Negative Thoughts

Pic: ReutersAUSTIN, TEXAS: Nico Rosberg closed his ears to negative thoughts and title talk on Thursday, even after Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton said he would 'take it like a man' if he lost his Formula One championship to the German.

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Vettel Dodges Talk Of Ferrari Future

AUSTIN: Under-pressure Sebastian Vettel dodged talk about his prospects of a new contract at Ferrari when he faced the media on Thursday.

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Ronaldo Stepped Off On The Wrong Foot With Buddhist Fans

He may be a football superstar with quick feet but there’s certainly no excuse for stepping on a Buddha statue and posing for the camera too.

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Suarez Picks Up Golden Shoe After Prolific Last Season

BARCELONA: Barcelona’s Uruguayan star Luis Suarez on Thursday collected the Golden Shoe award for the leading scorer in Europe last season and admitted he never imagined being the most prolific member of such a star-studded attack.

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Denmark Open: Easy For Chong Wei, Hard Luck For Women's Doubles

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KUALA LUMPUR: World No 1 Lee Chong Wei checked into the quarter-finals of the Denmark Open yesterday following a 21-10, 22-20 win over India's H.S. Prannoy.

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Trump Says He Will Accept The Election Result - If He Wins

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Thursday he would accept the result of the Nov. 8 election - "if I win" - fueling Republican concerns his stance would make it harder for his party to maintain control of Congress.

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Golf: Woods Still Dreams Of Eclipsing Nicklaus' Major Record

Tiger Woods says he still believes he will surpass the record 18 major titles won by Jack Nicklaus, even though the former world number one has been sidelined from competition for more than a year due to a chronic back injury.

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Manchester United 4-1 Fenerbahce: Paul Pogba Double Inspires United

Manchester United produced a vintage European display to move joint-top of Europa League Group A with a scintillating 4-1 victory over Fenerbahce.

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Inter Milan Coach’s Job Hinges On Southampton Match, Says Report

Inter Milan's coach Frank de Boer is pictured during their training session, September 28, 2016. — Reuters picMILAN: Inter Milan coach Frank De Boer could be sacked if the struggling Italian giants fail to claim their first Europa League group win at home to Southampton today, said reports.

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Messi Treated City Like Playground Kids, Says Enrique

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is fouled in the area by Manchester City’s Aleksandar Kolarov resulting in a penalty to Barcelona during their Champions League Group Stage — Group C match at The Nou Camp, Barcelona, October 19, 2016. — AFP picBARCELONA: Lionel Messi ran riot through Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City defence as though it was a playground game, according to Barcelona coach Luis Enrique as he savoured a dazzling 4-0 Champions League win.

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