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Following the win over Thailand , India's manager Stephen Constantine said: "We still have two games left and we still need another two points to qualify from the group stages. Thailand's head coach Milovan Rajevac reacts during the AFC Asian Cup group A soccer match between Thailand and India at Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Jan.
  • Sabalenka wins Shenzhen Open, beats Riske in final

    Sabalenka wins Shenzhen Open, beats Riske in final

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    Sharapova received off-court medical treatment and came back strongly by holding her serve early in the second set. "But the shots are there. you have to get it up to another gear". Sabalenka - who capped off a breakthrough season past year with titles at Wuhan and New Haven - made it to the semi-finals after former world number one Maria Sharapova abandoned her quarter-final tie on Friday after struggling with a thigh injury.
  • Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour victor and leads with 66

    Tway returns to Kapalua as a tour victor and leads with 66

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    He made five birdies and an eagle at the par-five fifth hole when he hit his second shot to tap-in range, but it could have been so much better had it not been for one errant drive. "I was walking up to 16 green, so it wasn't as though it was right before". He tried to whack it out and reached only the rough and wound up with a double bogey.
  • Juventus interested in signing ‘great player’ Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal

    Juventus interested in signing ‘great player’ Aaron Ramsey from Arsenal

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    Juve have not been slow in recent days to confirm their admiration of the 28-year-old - who they may yet try to sign this month, once a contract is finalised. However, it was made clear later on that Ozil's omission from the first team on some occasions was tactical and the chemistry between him and Emery is fine.
  • Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reaches her first WTA final at ASB Classic

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    Andreescu broke right back in a four-deuce second game to begin her roll. Earlier, Goerges stormed her way into a successive Classic final by beating Viktoria Kuzmova 6-1 7-6. The Kaohsiung-born world No. 28 saved five of seven break points and converted six of seven, winning 67 of the 116 points contested to improve her career record over the Spaniard to 3-0 after her victories in New Haven, Connecticut, previous year and in Budapest in 2017.
  • Enes Kanter to miss Knicks’ London trip for fears of assassination

    Enes Kanter to miss Knicks’ London trip for fears of assassination

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    A Knicks spokesman said Kanter won't be going to London because of "these issues". In May of a year ago Kanter - who then played for the Oklahoma City Thunder - was detained at a Romanian airport after being told on arrival his Turkish passport was cancelled - a move that Kanter blamed on his political views, AFP reports .
  • Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks score

    Dallas Cowboys vs. Seattle Seahawks score

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    The Elias Sports Bureau says it was the longest streak in National Football League history. "Our defense was great, " Prescott said. It was the eighth win in nine games for the Cowboys. Then after that, Seattle scored on a 4th-and-4 play with 1:18 left. Unlike in his first playoff experience, the Cowboys weren't chasing in the second half, kept in each contest this season by a tremendously well-coached and talented defense.
  • Brahim Diaz joins Real Madrid from Manchester City

    Brahim Diaz joins Real Madrid from Manchester City

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    The reigning Premier League champions may not be able to keep Diaz , but they surely don't want him playing against them. Diaz will be given a chance to prove himself in the second half of the season, and will be presented at 13:30 on Monday following a medical.
  • Franck Ribery Handed ‘Heavy Fine’ After Obscene Twitter Tirade

    Franck Ribery Handed ‘Heavy Fine’ After Obscene Twitter Tirade

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    Bayern Munich's French midfielder Franck Ribery lays on the pitch after injuring his knee during the German first division Bundesliga football match between Hertha Berlin and FC Bayern Munich in Berlin , on October 1, 2017. "I owe you nothing, my success is above all thanks to God", the post continued, adding, "to me, to my relatives and to those who believed in me, for the others, you were only pebbles in my socks".
  • Djokovic suffers shock defeat in Qatar Open

    Djokovic suffers shock defeat in Qatar Open

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    However, he met his match when he came up against Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut , consequently suffering a shock exit from the competition. "Obviously, I'm not pleased that I lost the match today, but I lost to a better player in the end and I have to turn the next page".
  • Yankees, Britton agree to deal

    Yankees, Britton agree to deal

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    Over the holiday break last month, George A. King III of the New York Post reported that the Phillies were interested in former New York Yankees pitcher. With Robertson now in the fold, it gives the Phillies a potential closer and more stability towards the backend of the bullpen. In a separate tweet , Heyman notes that the Rangers are also in the mix for top free-agent relievers and could be a serious contender for the services of Ottavino and Britton.
  • Brown defends Butler: He didn't cross the line

    Brown defends Butler: He didn't cross the line

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    The honeymoon may be over for Jimmy Butler in Philadelphia, but Sixers coach Brett Brown says everything is right as rain in the City of Brotherly Love. Overall, the team is 25-14 and sit fourth in the Eastern Conference. The 76ers have looked different since acquiring Butler - who can become a free agent this summer - in a trade with the Timberwolves.
  • Fabregas insists his quality has not diminished ahead of expected Monaco move

    Fabregas insists his quality has not diminished ahead of expected Monaco move

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    Reports have indicated the 31-year-old will hold talks with Ligue 1 strugglers Monaco on Sunday ahead of a reunion with former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry, who took over as head coach in October. He received a standing ovation from the thousands of fans gathered at the stadium as he made a tearful farewell during the third round of the FA Cup .
  • Neal Brown named WVU's football coach

    Neal Brown named WVU's football coach

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    Yahoo Sports is reporting that a deal is underway to make Troy University's Neal Brown the next West Virginia University head football coach. "When I started this national search, I learned very quickly that he checked all the boxes of what I was looking for in our next football coach.
  • Rockets’ Clint Capela says James Harden inspired his rebounding run

    Rockets’ Clint Capela says James Harden inspired his rebounding run

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    It was Kawhi Leonard's first game back in San Antonio since he was traded. Houston have now won six games in a row and 11 of their last 12 after trumping Golden State on the road. Houston also overcame a 20-point second-half deficit to come away with the victory. Clint Capela , who just signed a massive extension in the summer, came up big with 29 points and 21 rebounds.
  • Why Rory McIlroy will play more in the USA in 2019

    Why Rory McIlroy will play more in the USA in 2019

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    McIlroy claimed one win in 2018, securing the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March. " Really my 15-20 feet range is what I need to work on if you look at the stats from a year ago", McIlroy said. "I'm not putting anyone down in Europe, but the depths of the field and everything is just that bit better over here". "That's the thing. Look, you can talk all you want about these bigger events in Europe, but you can go to America and play for more money and more ranking points".
  • Serena's startling revelation about historic Federer match

    Serena's startling revelation about historic Federer match

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    The victor of 23 Grand Slam singles titles, Williams was made to work a little harder than expected by young Brit Katie Boulter in the United States' final group tie, but prevailed in straight sets to make it 3 victories from as many outings as she prepares for the upcoming Australian Open .
  • Federer wins Hopman Cup with Switzerland for record 3rd time

    Federer wins Hopman Cup with Switzerland for record 3rd time

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    It wasn't until Kerber's third chance that a backhand victor secured the 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) win. But Germany's Angelique Kerber levelled the tie with a 6-4 7-6 (8-6) win over Belinda Bencic in the women's singles rubber. I played well and served good. In a rerun of the 2018 final, Federer beat Zverev 6-4 6-2 to give the Swiss an early 1-0 lead. Critical was Kerber's ability to convert all four of her break points during the match, while Bencic was only successful on two of seven.
  • Emery Denies Arsenal Interest In Navas

    Emery Denies Arsenal Interest In Navas

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    Speaking to reporters regarding the potential transfer of the Madrid goalkeeper to the Emirates club, Emery was quick to shut down any rumours of a deal, insisting that the club hasn't discussed the player and are happy with the choices at their disposal in the current Arsenal ranks.
  • South Africa bowled out for 431

    South Africa bowled out for 431

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    He dismissed overnight batsmen Quinton de Kock for 59 after he added just four runs to his overnight score of 55. As at Centurion, where he had match figures of 11 for 96, Olivier lived up to the "enforcer" tag given him by captain Faf du Plessis, regularly landing the ball in his own half of the pitch and making it rear up towards the batsmen.
  • Virgil van Dijk was having none of Vincent Kompany's joke at full

    Virgil van Dijk was having none of Vincent Kompany's joke at full

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    The Reds were 20 games unbeaten in the league until their trip to the Etihad, and despite a valiant effort, they eventually lost 2-1 after Leroy Sane fired in a second-half victor for Pep Guardiola's side. I'm still not not sure how it happened, but Stones then managed to react quickly and clear the ball off the line, nutmegging Salah in the process. "There are many games in front of us, and we knew it was a big season and we are still first".
  • Ainge muses LeBron's GOAT declaration is Trump-like

    Ainge muses LeBron's GOAT declaration is Trump-like

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    Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will miss a couple more games before talk of his return commences. And as James continues to play at a high level into the 16th year of his career, his candidacy for the title continues to be legitimized in the eyes of some.
  • Champ Bailey, Ed Reed, Tony Gonzalez among finalists for Pro Football HOF

    Champ Bailey, Ed Reed, Tony Gonzalez among finalists for Pro Football HOF

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    Atwater was a two-time Super Bowl champion, an eight-time Pro Bowler and two-time First-Team All-Pro safety with the Denver Broncos from 1989-98. A first-round draft pick of the Chiefs in 1997, Gonzalez went into the team's Ring of Honor in a ceremony at halftime of the Chiefs' 29-28 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium on December 13.
  • Georgia transfer QB Justin Fields headed to Ohio State, reports say

    Georgia transfer QB Justin Fields headed to Ohio State, reports say

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    Fields was rated a five star dual-threat quarterback by 247 Sports and verbally committed to Georgia in October 2017. He came to Athens thinking he could beat out Jake Fromm. Both are close and have trained with quarterbacks coach Quincy Avery. Day has been with the program as a quarterback coach and offensive coordinator since 2017.