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City Can Still Win The Title, Says Pellegrini

City's manager, Manuel Pellegrini (PIC: Reuters)LONDON: Manchester Citys manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted his team can still regain the Premier League title they lost last season despite yesterday's 3-2 defeat by leaders Liverpool.

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Chelsea Blame Draining European Game For Swansea Toil

Swansea's Angel Rangel tackles Chelsea's Mohamad Salah (PIC: Reuters)LONDON: Chelsea struggled to break down 10-man Swansea City yesterday because of their “physically and emotionally draining” Champions League victory over Paris St Germain in midweek, coach Steve Holland said.

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Inter Thrash Samp, Higuain Hat-Trick In Goal Glut

PIC: AFPGENOA: Inter Milan ended a poor run by routing Sampdoria 4-0 away in a stormy game yesterday, putting them back on course for a European return, after the hosts had forward Eder sent off and missed a penalty in the first 20 minutes.

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Ba Keeps Chelsea Title Charge Going

PIC: ReutersSWANSEA: Demba Ba's fourth league goal of the Premier League season kept Chelsea in touch with leaders Liverpool as they won 1-0 away to 10-man Swansea yesterday.

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Costa Hurt In Goalpost Collision As Atletico Maintain Charge

PIC: ReutersMADRID: Atletico Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga with 2-0 win at Getafe yesterday, but victory came at a price as Diego Costa was stretchered off after colliding with the goalpost as he scored his side's second goal.

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Pacers Continue To Eye Top Seed In East

PIC: ReutersINDIANAPOLIS: Lance Stephenson finished with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists as Indiana beat Oklahoma City 102-97 to move a step closer to clinching home-court advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs.

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Rodgers Hails ‘Remarkable, Incredible’ Liverpool

PIC: ReutersLONDON: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised an “incredible” performance as his side took a huge stride towards the Premier League title with an enthralling 3-2 home win against Manchester City yesterday.

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Different Feel This Time For Watson At Masters

PIC: ReutersAUGUSTA: There were tears from Bubba Watson two years ago when he won his first Masters and there were tears again yesterday when he won for the second time.

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Pac-man Gets His Revenge

Timothy Bradley (left) defends against Manny Pacquiao during their WBO welterweight title match at the MGM Grand Arena on Saturday/AFP picLAS VEGAS: MANNY Pacquiao avenged a polarizing loss to Timothy Bradley and regained the World Boxing Organization welterweight world title on Saturday with a 12-round unanimous decision over the previously unbeaten American.

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Terry Admits Chat With Referee Led To Flores Red Card

Swansea's Chico Flores (PIC: Reuters)SWANSEA: Chelsea captain John Terry said he'd spoken to referee Phil Dowd in the lead-up to the official's decision to send off Swansea's Chico Flores.

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