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V Shem/Wee Kiong Should Not Be Boastful Of Ranking - Norza

Pic: Astro AwaniKUALA LUMPUR: Top men's doubles, Goh V Shem/Tan Wee Kiong have been reminded not to boast about their number one world ranking but must maintain the position.

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Beer Ban At The 2022 World Cup In Qatar Is Not A Done Deal

Pic: The Washington PostDon't panic yet, soccer fans. There is no ban on beer for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said Wednesday during a visit to Doha. At least, not yet -- negotiations haven't begun on what if any alcohol will be served in the stadiums.

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World Number One Might Be A Step Too Far, Says Wawrinka

Tennis - Shanghai Masters tennis tournament - Shanghai, China - 13/10/16. Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland plays against Gilles Simon of France. REUTERS/Aly SongA lack of year round consistency is likely to ensure that three-times grand slam champion Stan Wawrinka does not topple Britain's Andy Murray from the top of the rankings, the Swiss has said.

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Wade Receives Warm Reception On Miami Return As Bulls Win

Nov 10, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade (3) waves to the fans after defeating the Miami Heat 98-95 at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY SportsDwyane Wade received a rousing welcome back to Miami on Thursday as he returned to the site of past glory with his new team the Chicago Bulls.

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Norwegian, Russian To Square Off In World Chess Championship

Chess world champion Magnus Carlsen, of Norway, left, looks through a virtual reality viewer while his challenger, Sergey Karjakin, of Russia, looks on during a news conference to promote the World Chess Championship in New York, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016. The championship, which will also be broadcast live in 360 degrees, starts Nov. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)NEW YORK: The defending world champion is a 25-year-old Norwegian who's been named one of the world's sexiest men.

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Nobody Is Worth €100m - Verratti

Nobody is worth €100m - Verratti Marco Verratti has voiced his surprise at the continuing rise of transfer fees and is adamant no player is worth €100m.Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti feels no footballer is worth the €105 million Manchester United paid Juventus for Paul Pogba.

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Barton Has Contract Terminated By Rangers

Pic: ReutersJoey Barton's tumultuous spell at Rangers was ended on Thursday as the club announced they had terminated the midfielder's contract with immediate effect.

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Isinbayeva To Face Three Opponents In Bid To Become Russian Athletics Chief

Pic: ReutersTwo-time Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva is among four candidates to register for an election to choose a new president of the All-Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF), the organisation said on its official website.

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Mid-Table Inter Have Champions League Dream - Pioli

Pic: ReutersNew coach Stefano Pioli believes there is enough time for Inter Milan to turn their fortunes around and challenge for a spot in next season's Champions League.

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Russia's Putin Orders Government To Tighten Anti-Doping Controls

Pic: ReutersPresident Vladimir Putin has ordered the government to look at way of tightening anti-doping controls in Russian sport, according to a statement on the Kremlin website.

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