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Pandelela Fails To Defend 10m Platform Gold

Pandelela Rinong of Malaysia competes in the women's 10m Platform final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland, July 31, 2014. ― Reuters picEDINBURGH, Aug 1 ― National diver Pandelela Rinong failed to defend the 10m Platform gold she had won at the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in India four years ago but winning a silver while nursing an injury is an achievement that everyone can be proud of.

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Nicol-Wee Wern Crash Out

Low Wee Wern NICOL David’s hopes of a second Commonwealth Games medal were dashed when the World No 1 and her partner Low Wee Wern crashed out in the women's doubles quarter-finals at the Scotstoun Squash Complex yesterday.

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Manchester United Must Reach Champions League Within Two Seasons Of Start Of Adidas Deal Or Face £23m Penalty

Manchester Uniteds new kit deal tied in with formMANCHESTER UNITED must return to the Champions League before the end of the 2016-17 season or face the prospect of a 30 per cent reduction in their £75 million-a-year kit deal with Adidas.

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Trezeguet Moves To Indian Super League

David TrezeguetFORMER France striker David Trezeguet, 36, will continue his career in India, the new Indian Super League announced on Wednesday.

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Steven Gerrard: I Told Luis Suárez He Was Too Good For Arsenal

Luis SuarezSTEVEN GERRARD has said he understands Luis Suárez’s desire to join Barcelona and added that he was pleased the striker did not sign for Liverpool’s Premier League rivals Arsenal last summer. The Liverpool captain also feels that Liverpool would have been favourites for the title this season – had Suárez stayed.

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Mourinho: Lukaku Lacked Motivation

JOSE MOURINHO sold Romelu Lukaku to Everton because he did not believe the striker had the motivation to fight for a place at Chelsea.

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U.S. Man Sues Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo Over CR7 Trademark

Pic:ReutersGlobal soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is also known to fans by the shorthand CR7, prompting the company behind his line of sleek underwear to target a Rhode Island man who has trademarked the letter-number combination, according to a new lawsuit.

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Questions Loom Over Seven-Gold Target

Google Pic WHEN the target of seven gold medals was set for the Commonwealth Games, there was quiet optimism that not only would it be met but the national athletes would comfortably exceed it.

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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Surprise Bronze For Pandelela

Bernama PhotoGLASGOW: MALAYSIA'S decision to stick with World Cup silver medallists Leong Mun Yee-Cheong Jun Hoong failed to pay off as the duo finished fourth while Pandelela Rinong-Nur Dhabitah Sabri came from behind to win the Commonwealth Games bronze at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh today.

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UK Deputy PM Says Russia Should Not Host World Cup

LONDON: British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg joined calls today for Russia to be stripped of the World Cup in 2018 following the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine.

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