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Boateng brothers set to battle in brazil

Ghana midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has said he is delighted to potentially face half-brother Jerome Boateng at another FIFA World Cup™ when the Black Stars...

Holders zambia out of cosafa u-20 championship

Defending champions Zambia have bowed out of the 2013 COSAFA Under-20 Youth Championships after a 1-0 loss to South Africa on Saturday. It means...
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Maria Sharapova happy with ‘baby step’ return

Maria Sharapova described her comeback after a four-month injury absence as a 'baby step' forward in her recovery. The four-time major winner took on 2008 French Open champion Ana Ivanovic in an exhibition match in Bogota as she tests the injured shoulder…
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Three spectators seriously hurt at Brazil league match

Brazil's organisational reputation, already under fire in the run-up to the World Cup, suffered another blow Sunday when three spectators were seriously hurt in violent clashes at a league match. Police said that fans of Atletico Paranaense and Vasco…
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Riviere strikes as Monaco go second in France

Emmanuel Riviere scored his eighth goal of the season to give Monaco a 1-0 win over 10-man Ajaccio on Sunday and cut the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain to two points. Riviere struck in the 75th minute as Monaco replaced Lille, who had lost…
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Three held over new claims of English match-fixing

Three people were arrested on Sunday following fresh allegations of match-fixing in English football, authorities announced. Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) said it had acted on information passed on by the Sun on Sunday tabloid. The paper said…
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Napoli held by Udinese, Milan draw at Livorno

Napoli dropped two precious points in the Italian title race on Saturday after Dujan Basta levelled late on for Udinese to grab a share of the spoils from a 3-3 draw. Rafael Benitez's men started their 15th match of the campaign looking to build on…
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Real Madrid held by lowly Olimpic Xativa in Cup

Real Madrid badly missed the firepower of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale as they were held 0-0 away to third tier Olimpic Xativa in the first-leg of their Copa del Rey fourth round tie on Saturday. With Ronaldo suspended following his red card in…
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South Africa undefeated in IRB Sevens

Hosts South Africa went undefeated on the first day of the IRB's Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens on Saturday, but England failed to make the cut for the Cup quarter-finals. Also ending day one with a 100 percent record were current series leaders New Zealand…
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Uganda crash out of CECAFA Cup

Ten-man Tanzania beat Uganda 3-2 on penalties to knock the defending champions out of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Mombasa on Saturday. The champions fought back from a 2-1 half time deficit for a 2-2 draw at regulation time in the first of two…