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Chelsea’s Mourinho To Test His Side’s Progress In Palace Clash

Chelsea’s Mourinho was highly critical of his team when they lost last season's corresponding fixture at the end of March and questioned the resilience and mental strength of some of his players. Pic: ReutersLONDON: Jose Mourinho will judge the progress of his Chelsea side when the Premier League leaders travel to face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park tomorrow.

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Juve Seek To Maintain Serie A Lead While Roma Remain Defiant

Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci (left) celebrates with his team mate Paul Pogba after scoring a third goal against AS Roma during their Italian Serie A match at the Juventus stadium in Turin October 5, 2014. Pic: ReutersMILAN: Champions Juventus travel to struggling Sassuolo tomorrow looking to maintain their lead at the top of Serie A, while nearest challengers Roma insist the fight for the title has just begun.

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Barca’s Messi Could Become All-Time Top Scorer In La Liga History

Barcelona will face Eibar at the Camp Nou tomorrow. Pic: ReutersMADRID: In the week that he marked the 10th anniversary of his competitive debut for Barcelona, Lionel Messi could become the all-time top scorer in the history of La Liga.

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Blatter Not Serving Football, Says UEFA President

UEFA president Michel Platini (left) has been a constant critic of FIFA president Sepp Blatter (right). Pic: AFPPARIS: UEFA president Michel Platini hit out at FIFA chief Sepp Blatter on Friday, saying the Swiss has stopped serving the cause of football.

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WTA Finals Preview: Maria Sharapova

MARIA SHARAPOVA got off to a relatively slow start this season. She was upset by Dominika Cibulkova (the eventual losing finalist) at the Australian Open and beaten at the two big hard-court combined events in the U.S. But she dialed in her game again on clay, winning at Madrid and then adding a fifth Grand Slam and second French Open title to her CV.

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Nicol Books Semi-Finals Spot In US Open

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian squash queen, Datuk Nicol David continued her blistering performance after she moved into the last four of the 2014 United States Open held at the Drexel University in Philadelphia.

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Balotelli Desperate To Succeed At Liverpool

LIVERPOOL striker Mario Balotelli insists he is working harder to become more of a threat in the penalty area but would prefer a partner to play off up front.

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Albanian FA Claims Serbian Police Attacked Players After Abandoned Match

-Alexa Stankovic/AFP/GettyTHE Albanian Football Association has stated its players were attacked by police and stewards as well as by opposition supporters during the violence that marred the Euro 2016 qualifier against Serbia, with Lorik Cana claiming it was “a miracle” that no one was seriously injured.

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Murray Boosts His World Tour Finals Hopes

Andy Murray  -EPA photoANDY MURRAY boosted his chances of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London after beating Canada’s Vasek Pospisil 6-4, 6-4 in the second round of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.

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PSG Still Without Injured Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic   -Reuters picPARIS ST GERMAIN striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not fully recovered from a heel injury and has been ruled out of the French champions' Ligue 1 game against RC Lens on Friday, coach Laurent Blanc said.

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