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New coach Mancini vows to bring Italy back to top

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:48

Rome, May 16 (IANS) Roberto Mancini, 53, the new coach of Italy, which failed to qualify for next month's FIFA World Cup in Russia, has pledged to take the Azzurri back to the top.

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Algerian striker Belfodil joins Hoffenheim

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:26

Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Hoffenheim have completed the transfer of Ishak Belfodil from Belgian outfit Standard Liege, both football clubs have announced.

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IPL: Wanted to put up a good show in front of Warne, says Kuldeep

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:22

Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) It was the presence of legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne in the Rajasthan Royals dug-out that inspired left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav to produce his career-best performance in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Eden Gardens here.

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IPL-2018: RCB take on SRH in must-win game (Preview)

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:22

Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will take on already-qualified table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter here on Thursday with their playoffs chances hanging by a thread.

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Allardyce, Everton part ways

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:20

London, May 16 (IANS) English Premier League club Everton on Wednesday confirmed the departure of manager Sam Allardyce after less than a season at Goodison Park.

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Messi alarmed by possible Neymar move to Real Madrid

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:52

Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona superstar and Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said that seeing his former Barca teammate Neymar end up with arch-rivals Real Madrid will be a "hard blow."

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Panama trains for friendly against N. Ireland

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:10

Panama City, May 16 (IANS) The Panama national team has started training ahead of the May 29 friendly against Northern Ireland in preparation for next month's World Cup in Russia.

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IPL-2018: We lost because of our batting: Rahane

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:06

Kolkata, May 16, Blaming the batters for their six-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane said he still believes his team can make the playoffs despite the odds.

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Sharapova kicks off Italian Open with victory over Barty

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:48

Rome, May 16, Three-time Italian Open champion Maria Sharapova of Russia on Tuesday battled past Australia's 16th-seeded Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, in the first round of this year's tourney here.

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