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Uruguay into Copa quarters as Paraguay held

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La Serena (Chile) (AFP) – Holders Uruguay made sure of their place in the Copa America quarter-finals here Saturday after battling to a 1-1 draw with Paraguay in a rematch of the 2011 final. Uruguay secured the point they needed to advance to the last eight from Group B after ...

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2012 Olympics: Farah ‘Missed Two Drugs Tests’

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The UK Anti-Doping Agency is refusing to confirm whether double Olympic champion Mo Farah missed two drugs tests during the run up to London 2012. The agency issued a statement on Thursday in response to a report in the Daily Mail that claims the 32-year-old Brit missed one test in ...

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Khan Pushes For Mayweather Fight

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Amir Khan has declared that he has held heated discussions with Floyd Mayweather’s father over the phone, saying he is convinced he could be less than two weeks away from landing his long-awaited super-fight with Mayweather and says he is getting under the skin of the undefeated champion’s camp. Khan ...

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Nigerian Footballer, Oniya, Dies In Malaysia

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 Nigerian defender, David Faramola Oniya died yesterday, after collapsing on the pitch during a friendly match between his Malaysian club T-Team and Kelantan. He was aged 30. Local media said the T-Team skipper collapsed three minutes into the match in Kota Bharu and was taken to hospital. T-Team CEO Syahrizan ...

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INI UMOTONG: Falcons were not shaken against Sweden

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Portsmouth forward Ini Umotong has said Super Falcons were not shaken despite going down 2-0 before the break in their opening 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada against Sweden on Monday. The African champions eventually held the European giants to a 3-3 draw in a thrilling encounter at the Winnipeg ...

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ASISAT OSHOALA: Nigeria not a cheap team

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Nigeria forward, Asisat Oshoala, has said the Super Falcons will not be easy to be ridden over by favourite teams at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Nigeria began their quest for their first World Cup title on Monday with a 3-3 draw against Sweden at the Winnipeg Stadium ...

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WWC: Germany thrash Cote d’ivoire 10-0

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Cote d’ivoire’s first ever participation in the women’s World Cup got off to an inauspicious start Sunday as they were handed a 10-0 thrashing at the hands of former world champions Germany. Meanwhile, fellow newcomers Thailand suffered a 4-0 defeat to Norway in the first round of Group B matches ...

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Blatter wins election to remain as FIFA president

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Sepp Blatter has won a fifth term as FIFA president with victory over Prince Ali bin Al Hussein in the long-awaited Zurich election. The 79-year-old was returned to the presidency but he failed to secure election on the first ballot with Prince Ali withdrawing before second ballot was undertaken. Blatter ...

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Venus Williams Fined $3,000 For Skipping Media Rituals In Paris

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Venus Williams has been sanctioned to the tune of $3,000 (£1,900) by tournament organisers for aborting a mandatory news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. Williams, seeded 15th at the Roland Garros this year, refused to show up at the post-game media briefing after suffering a 7-6 ...

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