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Dutch football title race still too close to call

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:36

Amsterdam, May 2 (IANS) With only one match round to go, the Dutch football title race remains a neck-and-neck affair between Ajax and PSV Eindhoven, with the former still in pole-position after both teams won their latest matches.

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Vasco da Gama edge toward Rio football title

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:36

Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Vasco da Gama took a major step towards securing back-to-back Rio de Janeiro state football titles on Sunday by beating Botafogo 1-0 in the first match of their two-legged final.

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MCA claim Algeria Football Cup

Mon, 05/02/2016 - 13:24

Algiers, May 2 (IANS) Mouloudia Club of Algiers (MCA) won 1-0 against the other city based club of Nasr Husein Dey (NAHD) in the Algeria Football Cup final at the 5th July Stadium here.

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Kohli, Gayle dance for fans in Bengaluru

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:32

Bengaluru, May 1 (IANS) Unfazed by four defeats in six games in the IPL, Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli and big hitter Chris Gayle on Sunday used their feet on a different turf, and treated their die-hard home fans with dance moves.

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Rohit's unbeaten 85 powers Mumbai to thumping win over Pune

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:26

Pune, May 1 (IANS) Leading from the front, skipper Rohit Sharma smashed a match-winning unbeaten 85 off just 60 balls to guide defending champions Mumbai Indians to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Rising Pune Supergiants in the Maharashtra derby of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Sunday.

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Tiwary's 57 help Pune post 159/5 against Mumbai Indians

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:46

Pune, May 1 (IANS) Opener Saurabh Tiwary struck a much-needed 57 off 45 balls to guide Rising Pune Supergiants to 159/5 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in the Maharashtra derby of the Indian Premier League (IPL) clash here on Sunday.

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Ronaldo back to Real Madrid training -- but partially

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:12

Madrid, May 1 (IANS) Real Madrid's Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo participated in part of his squad's training on Sunday and showed signs of recovery from his muscle injury that prevented him from taking part in any of the last three matches.

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Putin thanks Ecclestone for promoting F1 in Russia

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:02

Sochi, May 1 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin, who watched Russia Grand Prix here on Sunday, thanked Formula One's chief executive Bernie Ecclestone for his efforts towards the development of the sport in the country.

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East Bengal bow 1-2 to Shillong Lajong in Federation Cup

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:02

Shillong, May 1 (IANS) British coach Trevor James Morgan's fortunes as the new East Bengal coach failed to change as his side slumped to their second defeat in a row to hosts Shillong Lajong FC, losing 1-2 in the first leg of the Federation Cup quarter-final at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.

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Teenage horse rider dies at equestrian meet

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 21:00

Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Teenaged Australian horse rider Caitlyn Fischer died after falling off her horse during the Sydney International Horse Trials competition for the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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Axar, Mohit help Punjab bag second win in IPL (Roundup)

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:14

Rajkot, May 1 (IANS) Axar Patel (4/21) and Mohit Sharma (3/32) helped Kings XI Punjab register their only second win in seven Indian Premier League (IPL) games as they overcame table-toppers Gujarat Lions by 23 runs here on Sunday.

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AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini receives One Club Man Award

Sun, 05/01/2016 - 20:10

Bilbao (Spain), May 1 (IANS) AC Milan and Italian football legend Paolo Maldini received the One Club Man Award on Sunday, presented by Spanish club Athletic Bilbao, to players who spent their entire careers in one club.

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