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Ronaldo’s comments after Clasico spark ‘cry baby’ storm

Cristiano Ronaldo sparked a storm of criticism on Monday for condemning the referee who awarded three penalties in Barcelona's dramatic win over Real Madrid. Ronaldo said after the 4-3 Clasico defeat on Sunday night that referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco…
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Duminy propels South Africa to 170-6 in World Twenty20

Jean-Paul Duminy hit a brilliant 40-ball 86 to lift South Africa to 170-6 in the World Twenty20 crucial Group One match against New Zealand in Chittagong on Monday. The left-hander smashed 10 boundaries and three sixes while Hashim Amla made a 40-ball…
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Super goal crowns Toure’s first Man City hat-trick

Ivory Coast superstar Yaya Toure scored his first career hat-trick at the weekend as English Premier League title-chasers Manchester City cruised to a 5-0 win over Fulham. The reigning African Footballer of the Year converted two penalties before curling…
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Two killed in avalanche at Sochi Olympic ski resort

Russian authorities on Monday declared an avalanche warning for the mountain resort used to host the Sochi Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games events, after an avalanche killed two women in the area at the weekend. The avalanche hit the Rosa Khutor…
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Bernabeu thriller puts Barcelona back in race, says Martino

Barcelona boss Gerardo Martino believes his side now have a great chance to retain their La Liga title as a Lionel Messi hat-trick handed them a vital 4-3 win away to Real Madrid. The Catalans still trail leaders Atletico Madrid and Real by a point…
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Wily Mishra leads India’s bowling revival

Underrated Amit Mishra has transformed India's seemingly inadequate bowling resources into match winners, giving the former champions a perfect start in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. The leg-spinner picked up the man-of-the-match awards in two almost…
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Australia relaunches National Rugby Championship

Australian rugby chief Bill Pulver said Monday he is confident the relaunched National Rugby Championship can prove the doubters wrong and make a financial profit in its first year. The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) Monday announced nine teams to compete…
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Former Devils winger David Clarkson: No matter how fans react, this was home

NEWARK— David Clarkson knew about the boos Zach Parise endured in his first game at Prudential Center with the Minnesota Wild last Thursday, so he was pleased to see some friendly faces holding signs and banners outside the arena when he arrived Sunday…
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Dodgers sweep opening series over D-backs in Sydney

The Los Angeles Dodgers completed a 2-0 opening day Major League Baseball sweep over National League rivals Arizona Diamondbacks with a 7-5 win in the second match in Sydney on Sunday. The Dodgers, who downed the D-backs 3-1 in Saturday's first game…
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England’s Massaro crowned new squash world champion

World number two Laura Massaro was crowned the new world women's squash champion Sunday after edging Egypt's Nour El Sherbini in a suspenseful final. England's Massaro downed Sherbini 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 5-11, 11-9 in front of a full house in the Malaysian…