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England duo Stokes, Mills earn big in IPL auction

Reuters 20 Feb 02:37 PM

Ben Stokes fetched a staggering $2.17 million in the Indian Premier League's (IPL) player auction on Monday, with the Rising Pune Supergiants splashing the cash in a frenzied bidding war to land the explosive English all-rounder.Read Full Story »

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Everton have adapted to Koeman's demands, says Baines

Reuters 20 Feb 12:45 PM

Everton are finally playing in the manner that manager Ronald Koeman wants and the progress has been reflected in their climb to seventh in the Premier League table, according to left-back Leighton Baines.Read Full Story »

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Wenger concerned by artificial pitch at minor league Sutton

Reuters 20 Feb 12:37 PM

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Sutton United's artificial pitch could cause his side problems and warned against complacency when they visit the National League team in the fifth round of the FA Cup later on Monday.Read Full Story »

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FA Cup - Kane nets hat-trick as Tottenham stroll past Fulham

Reuters 20 Feb 10:32 AM

Harry Kane's hat-trick turned Tottenham Hotspur's potentially tricky FA Cup fifth-round tie at Championship side Fulham into a Sunday stroll by the River Thames as they sauntered to a 3-0 victory at Craven Cottage.Read Full Story »

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Napoli, Roma win to keep faint title hopes alive

Reuters 20 Feb 10:31 AM

Second-placed AS Roma beat visitors Torino 4-1 and Napoli, who are third, eased to a 3-1 victory at Chievo on Sunday to keep alive their faint title hopes and maintain some pressure on Serie A leaders Juventus.Read Full Story »

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Messi penalty rescues win for Barcelona

Reuters 20 Feb 10:30 AM

Lionel Messi's late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat to Paris St Germain.Read Full Story »

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Juve rout Palermo with Dybala double against old club

Reuters 18 Feb 01:14 PM

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala netted twice against his former club Palermo in a 4-1 home win on Friday that took the champions 10 points clear at the top of Serie A, with Claudio Marchisio and Gonzalo Higuain also on the scoresheet.Read Full Story »

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Rimal, Koji sweep 7th Kantipur Hero Half Marathon

Post Report 18 Feb 10:28 AM

Hari Kumar Rimal and Kanchi Maya Koji won the seventh Kantipur Hero Half Marathon on Saturday.Read Full Story »

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Police shoot Dharan FC out

Pradeep Menyangbo 18 Feb 09:44 AM

Nepal Police Club (NPC) pipped Dharan FC ‘Yellow’ in sudden death penalty shootout 10-9 after a 1-1 deadlock to enter the quarter-finals of the Budha Subba Gold Cup football tournament on Friday.Read Full Story »

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Dealing with Tahir not only issue for NZ one-day side

Reuters 18 Feb 08:05 AM

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Reuters 18 Feb 08:04 AM

Monaco missed the chance to go six points clear at the top of French Ligue 1 when they were held to a 1-1 draw at lowly Bastia on Friday ahead of their Champions League clash at Manchester City.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 18 Feb 08:03 AM

Bournemouth have been charged for a breach of the FA's anti-doping rules relating to "club whereabouts" information, English soccer's governing body said on Friday.Read Full Story »

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Bale likely to play for Real Madrid after long injury lay-off

Reuters 17 Feb 08:39 PM

Gareth Bale is expected to play for the first time since November when Real Madrid host Espanyol on Saturday in La Liga, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.Read Full Story »

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Former champions favourite for Kantipur Half Marathon

Post Report 17 Feb 08:27 PM

All eyes will be on the past three champions as Hero Kantipur Half Marathon on Saturday prepares for a tough battle in both the men's and women's categories.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 17 Feb 07:29 PM

Chamara Kapugedera smashed a boundary off the last ball to secure a thrilling five-wicket victory for Sri Lanka against Australia in the first Twenty20 Internationals on Friday.Read Full Story »

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West Indies' Samuels allowed to resume bowling

Reuters 17 Feb 03:59 PM

West Indies' Marlon Samuels has been cleared to bowl again after serving a 12-month ban for an illegal bowling action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said.Read Full Story »

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Mourinho fumes over attitude issues in St Etienne win

Reuters 17 Feb 03:57 PM

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted he was frustrated by his side's over-confident approach to the first half of the 3-0 Europa League round-of-32 first-leg win over French side St Etienne on Thursday.Read Full Story »

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Ozil agent launches defence of under-fire midfielder

Reuters 17 Feb 03:56 PM

Mesut Ozil's agent has come out in defence of the Arsenal midfielder, saying the player's languid body language is often mistaken for a perceived lack of effort and disputing claims that the German does not perform in big games.Read Full Story »

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Manchester United launches MUTV app for on-the-go club content

Reuters 16 Feb 07:22 PM

Manchester United are launching a subscription based app for their MUTV channel across 165 countries to help fans follow news and content about the English Premier League soccer club.Read Full Story »

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Real Madrid's Benzema silences his critics

Reuters 16 Feb 06:59 PM

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has had his critics of late but he answered them with a strong performance against Napoli in the Champions League last 16 first leg.Read Full Story »

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FIFA to encourage co-hosting for 2026 World Cup

Reuters 16 Feb 06:04 PM

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Thursday he intends to encourage co-hosting for the 2026 soccer World Cup that could divide the tournament up between as many as four countries.Read Full Story »

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Dixon senses Wenger's time at Arsenal nearing end

Reuters 16 Feb 04:47 PM

Lee Dixon has joined the growing list of former Arsenal players sensing manager Arsene Wenger will call time on his 21-year spell at the north London club after yet another rollercoaster season.Read Full Story »

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Man United will give Europa tilt full focus, says Mourinho

Reuters 16 Feb 04:46 PM

Going deep into the latter stages of the Europa League will only add to Manchester United's concerns about a hectic schedule but manager Jose Mourinho says his side must keep all their options open to get into next season's Champions League.Read Full Story »

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Pochettino hopes for time to build winning mentality

Reuters 16 Feb 04:45 PM

Tottenham Hotspur's 2-0 defeat at Liverpool on Saturday left them without an away win against any of their rivals in the top six and manager Mauricio Pochettino knows his most pressing task at the North London club is to build a winning mentality.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 15 Feb 08:07 PM

Twenty-two players and officials from Laos and Cambodia have been banned for life from football-related activities for their involvement in match-fixing, Asian soccer's governing body (AFC) said on Wednesday.Read Full Story »

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Reuters 15 Feb 08:06 PM

Turkey will bid to host the Euro 2024 soccer tournament after three previous unsuccessful attempts, Turkish Football Federation head Yildirim Demiroren said on Wednesday.Read Full Story »

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Afellay unsure of long-term future at Stoke

Reuters 15 Feb 04:44 PM

Stoke City winger Ibrahim Afellay is uncertain where he will ply his trade next season, as there has been no movement in terms of extending his contract beyond the current campaign with the Premier League club.Read Full Story »

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Benfica beat wasteful Dortmund as Mitroglou scores again

Reuters 15 Feb 03:31 PM

Benfica made Borussia Dortmund pay for missing a host of chances, as the Portuguese side snatched a 1-0 win in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday thanks to forward Kostas Mitroglou's 13th goal in his last 13 games. Read Full Story »

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Reuters 15 Feb 03:30 PM

West Bromwich Albion cannot afford to take their foot off the pedal in the Premier League as they push for a possible European spot, defender Johnny Evans has said.Read Full Story »

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