Monday November 24, 2014
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    Triumph is just the beginning for Al Shabab

    over a year ago

    Dubai: A top official from Al Shabab has high hopes the basketball team’s recent triumph will push them forward towards even more glorious moment in the future. “This is just the start we needed to our season. We took part in this tournament with the intention of winning and... Full story

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    David Moyes to spend pounds 60 million this summer

    over a year ago

    London: Manchester United’s owners, the Glazer family, are prepared to hand David Moyes a £60 million transfer fund this summer in order to allow Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor to stamp his personality on the Old Trafford squad. Moyes is due to return from a family holiday a ... Full story

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    Brazil not good enough, Pele feels

    over a year ago

    Brasilia: Brazil’s current side are not good enough to win the Confederations Cup, legend Pele said on Friday. Brazil are on a hiding to nothing under 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari as they look to shrug off some recent poor showings which left them a modest 19th in the ... Full story

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    Mario Balotelli doubtful for Italy’s opener

    over a year ago

    Rio de Janeiro: Italy and Mexico will both be looking for an upturn in recent fortunes when they open their Confederations Cup campaigns against each other in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Italy’s last outing was a 2-2 friendly draw with minnows Haiti on Tuesday that coach Cesare Prandelli ... Full story

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    Ex-England star Trevor Steven wants FA to focus on grassroots

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Former Everton and England midfielder Trevor Steven does not see his country succeeding on the international stage unless the English Football Association is willing to rethink its grassroots policy. “There’s no chance of England winning anything for the next few years,... Full story

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    Manuel Pellegrini looks to lay stress on pleasing football

    over a year ago

    London: Manuel Pellegrini celebrates his 60th birthday in September and Manchester City is the 12th club he has coached, but the Chilean quite possibly needed to mug up on the precise meaning of “holistic management” before finally arriving at the Etihad Stadium. Much fun was... Full story

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    Patience makes perfect for Billy Horschel at US Open

    over a year ago

    Ardmore, Pennsylvania: Patience was never Billy Horschel’s virtue, but with some maturing and work with a psychologist, he now finds himself among the leaders at the US Open, where patience is crucial. The 26-year-old American, who missed the cut at the 2006 US Open in his only prior... Full story

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    Taiwan golf amateur Pan Cheng-Tsung drives into contention

    over a year ago

    Ardmore, Pennsylvania: Pan Cheng-Tsung, a 21-year-old amateur golfer from Taiwan, has played his way into contention at the US Open, snagging a share of third place halfway into his darkness-halted second round. Pan finished off a two-over par 72 opening round on Friday, a day after storms... Full story

  • Usain Bolt banishes Rome blues with classy 200m victory
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    Usain Bolt banishes Rome blues with classy 200m victory

    over a year ago

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt responded to last week’s surprise sprint defeat in Rome by storming to a world-leading time of 19.79 seconds over 200 meters at the Bislett Diamond League meet in Oslo.... Full story

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    Peerless Andrea Pirlo set to join exclusive club

    over a year ago

    Rio de Janeiro: Fittingly, for a man who owns a vineyard, the enduring brilliance of Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo continues to prove the old adage that some things get better with age. The 34-year-old is expected to make his 100th international appearance against Mexico at the ... Full story

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