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Bacca And Niang Send Milan Up To Third

AC Milan’s Mbaye Niang celebrates with teammate Carlos Bacca after scoring against Lazio at San Siro Stadium, Milan September 20, 2016. — Reuters picMILAN: Carlos Bacca scored for the second game in a row and M’Baye Niang netted from the penalty spot in a disjointed performance as AC Milan beat Lazio 2-0 at the San Siro yesterday.

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Kaepernick Reveals Death Threats Over Anthem Protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he is protesting racial inequality and injustice in America, including the actions of law enforcement towards minorities. — Reuters picSAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said yesterday he has received death threats over his national anthem protest as the killing of an unarmed black man in Oklahoma sparked renewed outrage.

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Lee Chong Wei Can Skip Sea Games - Khairy

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KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said it is fine with him if Datuk Lee Chong Wei skips the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games next year.

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Fabregas Downs Leicester, Everton Crash Out

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas (left) celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Gary Cahill during their EFL Cup Third Round against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium September 20, 2016. — Reuters picLONDON: Cesc Fabregas made an emphatic point to Chelsea manager Antonio Conte as his double sealed a 4-2 win at Leicester, while Everton and Bournemouth suffered shock third-round exits from the English Football League Cup yesterday.

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Mo Farah, Helen Glover And Justin Rose Medical Files Released By Fancy Bears

Olympic gold medallists Mo Farah, Helen Glover and Justin Rose are among the latest British athletes to have medical files made public by hackers.

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Sheffield Wednesday’s Midfielder To Hang Up Football Boots For Religion

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Sheffield Wednesday might have to say goodbye to one of their midfielders as reports claimed that the 24-year-old, Jeremy Helan, is set to hang his football boots and focus on religion.

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Leicester City’s Ranieri Urges Respect For Returning Kante

LONDON: Manager Claudio Ranieri wants Leicester City fans to give N’Golo Kante a warm reception when he makes his first return to the Foxes on Tuesday with Chelsea in the EFL Cup.

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Nadal, Farah Defend Medical Records After New Hack

LONDON: Rafael Nadal and British Olympic great Mo Farah said they have nothing to hide after their medical records were the latest to be leaked by a cyber-hacking group on Monday.

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Singapore Grand Prix Sees Worst-Ever Ticket Sales

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SINGAPORE: While the Singapore Grand Prix posted its worst-ever spectator turnout this year — even lower than during the 2009 financial crisis — Trade and Industry Minister S Iswaran said yesterday that it was too early to draw “any major conclusions”, as he attributed the dip in ticket sales to the economic uncertainty here and worldwide.

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Rooney Conundrum Is Mourinho’s Biggest Headache

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (right) looks dejected after Watford's Troy Deeney scores the third goal, September 18, 2016. ― Reuters picLONDON: Of all the managerial dilemmas facing Manchester United's Jose Mourinho after three successive defeats, the future of his captain Wayne Rooney is by far the most pressing.

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