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Ramos penalty snatches win for Real Madrid over Betis

Sergio Ramos scored a late penalty as Real Madrid came from behind to scrape a 3-2 win against 10-man Real Betis, their first La Liga victory of the season. Betis were ahead at half-time after two goals in two minutes from Aissa Mandi and William Carvalho overturned Fede Valverde’s opener for the reigning champions. But Betis defender Emerson, who is ...

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Schutt, Gardner guide Australia to T20 win over Kiwis

Australia’s Megan Schutt took two vital wickets in the closing stages as the world champions beat New Zealand by 17 runs in Saturday’s opening T20 clash in Brisbane. With the visitors closing in on Australia’s total of 138, Schutt claimed the vital wickets of Katey Martin and Suzie Bates in the 18th over to leave the Kiwis struggling at 105-5. ...

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Man City, Liverpool reach League Cup fourth round

Holders Manchester City needed a Phil Foden goal 15 minutes from time to see off Bournemouth 2-1 and reach the fourth round of the League Cup, while Liverpool ran riot in a 7-2 win at Lincoln on Thursday. City have won the competition for the past three years, but Pep Guardiola admitted he had been forced to name a youthful ...

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Atletico Madrid announce signing of Luis Suarez from Barcelona

Atletico Madrid announced the signing of Barcelona forward Luis Suarez late on Wednesday, confirming the Uruguayan striker is set to continue playing in La Liga rather than joining Juventus in Italy. Barcelona said that Atletico had agreed to pay six million euros for Suarez, who left his last training session in tears on Wednesday having been told over the summer ...

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Taskin Ahmed in search of his next version

Right-arm speedster Taskin Ahmed has said he has been working hard to improve his inner bowler so that he can perform to meet the high expectation. The pacer is currently busy training with the national squad for the skill training camp. Taskin was inducted into the international cricket back in 2014 during the ICC T20 World Cup at the home. ...

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Ibrahimovic brace gives AC Milan winning start

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as AC Milan got their Serie A campaign up and running with a 2-0 win over Bologna on Monday. Ibrahimovic, who turns 39 next month, showed he has lost none of his goalscoring skills having also netted last week against Irish side Shamrock Rovers in the Europa League. “If I had been 20 years old I ...

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Bangalore set Hyderabad to chase 164 to win

Royal Challengers Bangalore scored 163 for four against Sun Risers Hyderabad in their opening clash of the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at Dubai International Stadium on Monday. AB De Villiers and Devdutt Padikkal are the top scorers for Bangalore with 51 and 56 runs respectively. T Natarajan, Vijay Shankar and Abhishek Sharma took one wicket each ...

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Liverpool’s Mane sinks 10-man Chelsea, Son hits four in Spurs rout

Sadio Mane tormented Chelsea as the Liverpool forward struck twice after sparking Andreas Christensen’s dismissal in the champions’ 2-0 win, while Son Heung-min scored four as Tottenham crushed Southampton 5-2 on Sunday. Mane was involved in the turning point at Stamford Bridge as the first clash between Premier League title contenders this season swung Liverpool’s way. In first half stoppage-time, ...

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Pirlo off to dream start as Juve open bid for 10th straight title

Andrea Pirlo got his coaching career off to a winning start as Juventus launched their bid for a 10th consecutive league title with a 3-0 win over Sampdoria on Sunday. Swedish debutant Dejan Kulusevski opened the scoring after 13 minutes in Turin with Leonardo Bonucci adding a second on 78 minutes and Cristiano Ronaldo a late third. The match was ...

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Delhi Capitals set Kings XI Punjab to chase 158 to win

Delhi Capitals scored 157 for eight against Kings XI Punjab at the second match of the Indian Premiere League (IPL) at Dubai on Sunday night. MP Stoinis and SS Layer scored 53 and 39 runs respectively for the Capitals. Mohammed Shami and SS Cottrell took 3 and 2 wickets respectively for the Punjab.Earlier, Kings XI Punjab choose to field first ...

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