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LAST_UPDATETue, 27 Jan 2015 9am

Azmoun Stunner Sends Iran Into Last Eight

AFP photoSYDNEY: Sardar Azmoun’s fabulous solo goal earned Iran a 1-0 win over Qatar and a place in the Asian Cup quarter-finals alongside United Arab Emirates today.

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UAE Striker Scores In Just 14 Seconds

Pic: ReutersCANBERRA — United Arab Emirates striker Ali Mabkhout scored after 14 seconds today—the fastest goal in Asian Cup history—to propel his side towards a 2-1 win over Bahrain.

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With Youthful Team, China No Longer The Sleeping Giant

Pic: ReutersBEIJING — High-flying China have emerged as the Asian Cup’s dark horses after their best start to the competition in 27 years emphatically put the cat among the pigeons.

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Five Names We’ll Miss At The Cup Of Nations

Reuters picMALABO (Equatorial Guinea) — When the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations begins this weekend, some of the biggest names on the continent will be missing for a variety of reasons.

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Pacquiao Camp Waits On Mayweather

MICHAEL KONCZ, the chief adviser of Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, says that they have back-up plans should the superfight with Floyd Mayweather not happen.

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Bianchi Crash Could Lead To Malaysia Race Start Time Change

Officials are considering rescheduling the start time of the Malaysian Grand Prix in the wake of Jules Bianchi's crash at Suzuka.

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PGA Tour Suspends Bhavik Patel One Year For PED Violation

The PGA Tour has suspended Bhavik Patel, a 24-year-old Web.com Tour pro from Bakersfield, Calif., for one year for violating the PGA Tour’s Anti-Doping Policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

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Wilfried Bony Looking Forward To ‘Great Challenge’ At Man City

Wilfried Bony is targeting Champions League glory with Manchester City after completing his move from Swansea yesterday.

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Moyes Sent Off As Real Bow Out

MANAGER David Moyes was sent to the stands as Real Sociedad were knocked out of the Copa del Rey by Villarreal.

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Swansea Deny Bony’s Man City Move Has Been Completed

Pic: Reuters picLONDON — Swansea City today denied a claim by the Ivory Coast Football Federation that striker Wilfried Bony’s move to their Premier League rivals Manchester City had been completed.

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