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Kroos: There's No One Better Than Ronaldo

TONI KROOS believes there is no better player in world football at present than Cristiano Ronaldo and says the Portuguese has helped him settle into life at Real Madrid.

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Hamilton Hails 'Mind-Blowing' Winning Car

LEWIS HAMILTON hailed the "mind-blowing" Mercedes car after they won the constructors' championship and he secured his ninth win of the season.

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Hamilton Dedicates F1 Russian GP Win To Jules Bianchi

Vladimir Putin presents Lewis Hamilton with the F1 Russian Grand Prix trophy in Sochi.   -Corbis/Sutton ImagesLEWIS HAMILTON dedicated his victory in Russia’s first Formula One Grand Prix to Jules Bianchi, who remains in a critical condition in a Japanese hospital after his high-speed crash at Suzuka last Sunday.

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Rooney To The Rescue After A Stuttering Performance

Rooney had a tough night but struck the winning free kick -Getty ImagesRANKED 63 places behind the Three Lions by FIFA, the home side kept Roy Hodgson's men at bay until the 74th minute in this Euro 2016 qualifier - 26 of them with 10 men.

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Scoring Drought An Old Problem For New-Look Germany

-Reuters picWORLD champions Germany will be desperate to bounce back with home win over Ireland next week to recover from a shock 2-0 defeat to Poland in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday but in order to achieve that, they need to start scoring goals.

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Federer Downs Injured Simon To Win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer   -Reuters picROGER FEDERER claimed one of the few titles to have previously eluded him after he overcame a sluggish start to beat injured Frenchman Gilles Simon in the final of the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

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Pahang Show True Grit

Pic:NSTPDEFENDING champions Pahang came alive in the second half to end Police’s impressive run in the Malaysia Cup by edging the Premier League champions 2-1 in the quarter-final return leg at Shah Alam Stadium yesterday.

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Wilshere: Xabi Alonso Is My Inspiration

Arsenal's Jack Wilshere reacts after losing their English Premier League football match against Manchester City at the Etihad stadium in Manchester, northern England December 14, 2013/Pic:ReutersLONDON: England’s Jack Wilshere has revealed that he has been adapting to his new international role as a holding midfielder by studying footage of Bayern Munich’s Spanish midfield organiser Xabi Alonso.

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Euro 2016 Qualifier: Spain Shocker A Reminder For England, Warns Hodgson

Jordi Alba of Spain leaves the pitch after their Euro 2016 qualification match against Slovakia at the MSK stadium in Zilina October 9, 2014. — Reuters pic LONDON— England manager Roy Hodgson warned of hidden dangers in Euro 2016 qualifying after his side galvanised their position atop Group E with a straightforward 5-0 win over San Marino.

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Del Bosque: Spain Not On Downward Spira

Gerard Pique of Spain reacts during their Euro 2016 qualification match against Slovakia at the MSK stadium in Zilina October 9, 2014. — Reuters picZILINA— Coach Vicente del Bosque denied Spain were caught in a downward spiral after the holders slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat in Slovakia in Euro 2016 Group C qualifying yesterday.

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