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LAST_UPDATEFri, 06 May 2016 5pm

Raptors Turn Up Heat In Overtime To Beat Miami, Level NBA Series 1-1

WASHINGTON — DeMarre Carroll finished with a team-high 21 points as the Toronto Raptors evened the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at 1-1 with a 96-92 overtime win over the Miami Heat yesterday.

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Djokovic, Nadal, Murray Cruise Into Madrid Quarters

MADRID: World number one Novak Djokovic racked up his 30th win of a dominant season with a 6-2, 6-1 destruction of Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Madrid Masters quarter-finals on Thursday.

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Liverpool’s Sturridge Savours Semi-Final Strike

LIVERPOOL: Daniel Sturridge said that his goal in Liverpool’s 3-0 Europa League semi-final triumph over Villarreal on Thursday was a reward for his perseverance during a personally complicated season.

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Malaysia To Have Five Shuttlers In 2016 Rio Olympics Games

KUALA LUMPUR-- For the first time ever, the national badminton team set to send a complete squad to the 2016 Rio Olympics after all five players in five different categories qualified to the Games.

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Jose Mourinho Asked By Man Utd Bosses To Wait A Year Before Taking Old Trafford Hotseat

JOSE MOURINHO was asked by Manchester United bosses to wait a year for the Old Trafford hotseat.

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Claudio Ranieri: Riyad Mahrez Will Stay

The Algeria international won the PFA Player of the Year award this season after scoring 18 times to help fire the Foxes to an improbable title.

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Hafizh Hopes To Make History At Historic Le Mans Circuit

KUALA LUMPUR -- Petronas Talent Development Programme rider, Hafizh Syahrin Abdullah hopes to make amends for his disastrous outing at Jerez, Spain as the team heads for historic Le Mans circuit for the French Grand Prix this weekend.

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Liverpool Push Past 10-Man Villarreal And Into Europa League Final

Liverpool stand defiant in the face of Spain’s dominance of Europe. The Champions League is destined for Madrid but Jürgen Klopp’s brand of “emotional football” denied La Liga guaranteed success in the Europa League as Villarreal were swatted aside at Anfield. A fourth triumph in the competition and a ticket back to the Champions League will be Liverpool’s should Sevilla fall the same way on 18 May.

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Ronaldo Returns For Real As City Eye Historic Final

MADRID: The top goalscorer in Champions League history, Cristiano Ronaldo, returned for Real Madrid as the Spanish giants looked to prevent Manchester City reaching their first ever Champions League final on Wednesday.

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Eyes On Rio As Diamond League Returns To Doha

Pic: AFPDOHA: The Diamond League returns on Friday with its annual Qatar curtain-raiser but with the real focus this year on the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, taking place in just three months' time.

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