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NHL icon Gretzky’s son traded for manager’s son in MLB

The Los Angeles Angels traded the son of Angels manager Mike Scioscia to the Chicago Cubs on Friday in exchange for the son of National Hockey League legend Wayne Gretzky. The unique Major League Baseball swap sends 21-year-old Trevor Gretzky, who plays…
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Espargaro peaks again, favourites struggle

Aleix Espargaro dominated practice for the second successive day for Sunday's season-opening Qatar Grand Prix as defending champion Marc Marquez and Yamaha rivals Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi struggled for pace. Spanish rider Espargaro, on a Yamaha…

Ex-Co backs FIFA’s work to help improve working conditions in Qatar

© Foto-netChaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee held its first meeting of the year at the Home of FIFA in Zurich...
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Folau, Beale dominate in Waratahs win over Rebels

Israel Folau scored a try double and Kurtley Beale ran the show as the New South Wales Waratahs claimed a 32-8 bonus-point Super 15 win over the Melbourne Rebels on Friday. Wallaby fullback Folau has now scored eight tries in four matches in this year…
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Juve draw Lyon in Europa League quarters

Runaway Serie A table-toppers Juventus will play French club Lyon in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, the continent's second-tier tournament, following the draw at Nyon, Switzerland on Friday. With the final to be played at Juve's Turin stadium…
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Hull coach Bruce angered by Boyd spitting ban

Hull City manager Steve Bruce on Friday accused the Football Association of establishing a "kangaroo court" after George Boyd got a three-match suspension for spitting at Manchester City's Joe Hart. Boyd appealed against the ban, handed down by the…
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England’s Brown named player of Six Nations

England full-back Mike Brown was on Friday named player of the 2014 Six Nations, beating off competition from Ireland legend Brian O'Driscoll. Brown, a key member of the English team that finished second behind Ireland, secured more than 34 percent…
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India restrict Pakistan to 130-7 in World T20

Leg-spinner Amit Mishra grabbed two wickets for 22 runs in four overs as India kept Pakistan down to 130-7 in the opening match of the World Twenty20 Super-10 round in Dhaka on Friday. Left-arm slow bowler Ravindra Jadeja chipped in with 1-18 from his…
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Bayern to tackle United in 1999 repeat while Barca meet Atletico

Defending champions Bayern Munich drew Manchester United in a repeat of the classic 1999 Champions League final as a star-studded quarter-final draw was made in Nyon on Friday. Four-time champions Barcelona will play the first leg at the Nou Camp against…
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Field hockey looks to basketball for sport appeal

Hockey games will be cut by 10 minutes to four 15 minute quarters in a bid to step up the sport's fan appeal, the international federation announced. The new format has already been tried in the Euro Hockey League and in India's championship and will…