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LAST_UPDATEFri, 20 Jan 2017 3pm

Japan, Korea Survive World Cup Scares As China Crash

South Korean sharpshooter Son Heung-Min kept Qatar’s World Cup ambitions on hold and Japan also survived a scare as China suffered a potentially calamitous defeat to Syria on Thursday.

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Immobile Rescues Italy As Spain Cruise

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PARIS: Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as four-time champions Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup qualifying embarrassment.

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Iwobi And Iheanacho Score As Nigeria Triumph

Zambia's Fwayo Tembo controls the ball during the FIFA World Cup qualifier between Zambia and Nigeria at the Levy Mwanawasa Satdium in Ndola on October 9, 2016. — AFP picJOHANNESBURG: Nigeria opened their 2018 World Cup group-phase qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory in Zambia yesterday thanks to goals from English Premier League duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho

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Wales’s World Cup Hopes Dented By Georgia’s Tornike Okriashvili In Draw

This was the day when the path to the World Cup finals in Russia started to become more complicated for Wales. Chris Coleman and his players need no telling there is little margin for error in this qualification campaign, especially when their opponents are ranked 137th in the world. Georgia, in fairness, are much better than their record suggests, yet there was no escaping the sense of disappointment at the final whistle among the Wales supporters.

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Andy Murray Beats Grigor Dimitrov In The China Open Final

Andy Murray secured his fifth singles title of 2016 - and 40th of his career - by beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 7-6 (7-2) in the China Open final.

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Hamilton's Troubles Continue As Rosberg Wins Japanese F1 Grand Prix

The lost weekend of Lewis Hamilton, like that of Ray Milland in the film noir classic, is likely to result in an epic hangover. A Japanese Grand Prix he really had to win to stand a realistic chance of retaining his Formula One world championship was lost as his team-mate Nico Rosberg took an increasingly strong grip on the 2016 title.

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Italy Score Injury-Time Winner Against Macedonia

Lazio striker Ciro Immobile grabbed an injury-time winner as Italy snatched a 3-2 comeback win at Macedonia on Sunday, narrowly avoiding a World Cup qualifying embarrassment.

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Terengganu To Sign New Coach Next Season

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SETIU: Terengganu may sign a new coach next season.

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Tuanku Zara Retains Shooting Championship

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IPOH: Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim is not only an elegant member of the royal family but is also a skilled sharp shooter as she has proved her expertise at shooting events.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Nets Four Goals As Portugal Cruise; France, Belgium Win

Cristiano Ronaldo scored four times, including two inside the opening four minutes as Portugal crushed Andorra 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday.

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