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Goerges dethrones Kasatkina to reach semi-finals

Sports Desk : Germany’s Julia Goerges dethroned defending champ Daria Kasatkina to punch her ticket to the WTA Charleston semi-finals with a 6-4, 6-3 win on Friday. The German number two and fifth seed blasted 33 winners and kept her unforced errors to a minimum to shutdown the Russian’s superb baseline game which propelled her to the title in 2017. Goerges ...

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FIFA reveals Oceania concerns as president quits

Sports Desk : FIFA revealed Saturday that it had found “potential irregularities” in an Auckland construction project championed by outgoing Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) president David Chung. Chung announced his immediate resignation on Friday for “personal reasons”, even though the 55-year-old’s term still had 10 months to run. The Papua New Guinea official took over at the OFC in 2010 after ...

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Arsenal eyes Europa League semis after 4-1 win

Sports Desk : Arsenal took a huge step toward securing a place in the last four of the Europa League by beating CSKA Moscow 4-1 in the first leg of the quarterfinals on Thursday. All the goals were scored in the first half, with midfielder Aaron Ramsey and returning striker Alexandre Lacazette netting twice for the Gunners. “It was a spectacular ...

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United facing painful scenario at champion-in-waiting City

  Sports Desk : It’s a scenario that Jose Mourinho and Alexis Sanchez, in particular, would have hoped to avoid. With uncanny timing, Manchester City has the chance to clinch the Premier League title on Saturday by beating its fierce rival, Manchester United, at the Etihad Stadium. For Mourinho, the United manager, there’s the painful prospect of having to congratulate long-time ...

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Atletico and Arsenal in control in Europa League

  Sports Desk : Antoine Griezmann bagged his 17th goal of 2018 to seal Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Sporting in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinals Thursday. Alexandre Lacazette marked his return to the starting lineup with two goals to lead Arsenal past CSKA Moscow 4-1 in a game played amid a political crisis over the poisoning of ...

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Runners take over Victoria Park

 Emdad Rahman: Runners completed 5k, 10k and half marathon distances after taking over London’s oldest public park for Easter. The run route saw participants take in Victoria Park borders, South Hackney and Bow in the East end of London, with the wide, flat paths providing many an opportunity for runners to achieve a personal best. Run Through is a London ...

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Amadi leads Sporting charge in orphan benefit game

By Emdad Rahman: A Bank holiday special saw Sporting Bengal and Flamengo FC face off at a cold, muddy and dreary Mile End Stadium in a special exhibition game to support orphans and vulnerable children around the world. The match was organised to support Muslim Aids Child Support Programme and was a rerun of the same match played at Loftus ...

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Man City beats Everton 3-1, can clinch EPL by beating United

Sports Desk : Manchester City cruised past Everton 3-1 to ensure Pep Guardiola can seal his first English Premier League title by beating Manchester United next Saturday. Goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, and Raheem Sterling set up the chance for City to become the quickest side to clinch the Premier League with six matches remaining. A win next week will ...

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Leicester beats Brighton 2-0 in chase for Europa spot

Sports Desk : Vicente Iborra and Jamie Vardy scored late goals as Leicester dented Brighton’s Premier League survival hopes with a 2-0 win on Saturday. Iborra nodded the ball into the bottom right corner in the 83rd minute before Vardy tapped home the second in stoppage time. Brighton striker Glenn Murray had seen a 77th-minute penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel, while ...

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Bayern routs Dortmund 6-0, puts one hand on Bundesliga title

Sports Desk : Bayern Munich all but secured its unprecedented sixth consecutive Bundesliga title after routing Borussia Dortmund 6-0 on Saturday. Bayern can wrap up the title and extend its league titles record with a win at Bavarian rival Augsburg next Saturday. “Especially in the first half, we showed a gala performance,” coach Jupp Heynckes said after Bayern inflicted Dortmund with ...

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