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LAST_UPDATEFri, 01 Aug 2014 12am

Can Calf Injury Overshadows Liverpool Win

Can (Above), who moved to Anfield from Bayer Leverkusen for £10 million (RM54 million) earlier this month, started for the first time at Deepdale, but the 20-year-old's maiden appearance didn't last long as he was taken off after just 20 minutes due to tightness in his calf. - AFP pic LONDON: Emre Can suffered a calf injury on his Liverpool debut as the German midfielder limped off during his side’s 2-1 friendly win at Preston on Saturday.

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Porter Beats Pearson In Commonwealth Games Warning

Tiffany Porter (Left) ,won the race, which was staged at London's Horse Guards Parade, in 12.71sec despite Pearson enjoying the better start. - AFP file pic LONDON: Britain’s Tiffany Porter stunned Australia’s Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson at the Anniversary Games on Sunday in a timely warning ahead of their Commonwealth Games duel.

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Open Glory For Mighty Mcilroy

Rory McIlroy shows off the Claret Jug to fans taking pictures on their mobile phones after winning the 2014 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Course in Hoylake. - AFP pic HOYLAKE: Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging his first British Open title.

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C’ Wealth Games: Wiggins, Aussies Target Gold

The Glasgow Games were given a boost when England's Bradley Wiggins (Centre) announced he will compete in the track and road events. - AFP picGLASGOW: Cycling gets underway at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday with a large number of world class riders spread across track, road, mountain bike and the new games discipline of para-cycling.

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German Sprint Giants Just Tired, Says Kristoff

Stage winner Norway's Alexander Kristoff celebrates on the podium after winning the 222 km fifteenth stage of the 101st edition of the Tour de France. - AFP pic  ÎMES: Norwegian Alexander Kristoff admitted he was surprised to win Sunday’s 15th stage of the Tour de France over 222km from Tallard to Nimes.

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Pardew: Newcastle Playing For MH17 Victims

Britons John Alder and Liam Sweeney were en route to New Zealand to watch the club in a pre-season tournament when their plane was apparently shot down by pro-Russian rebels over eastern Ukraine, killing 298 people. - AFP pic  WELLINGTON: Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew on Monday dedicated the club’s pre-season tour of New Zealand to two supporters who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

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Swansea's Davies To Have Spurs Medical

Ben DaviesSWANSEA City full-back Ben Davies has left the club's pre-season tour of the United States early to have a medical at Tottenham.

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Three French Rugby Players Injured In Machete Attack

Aurelien Rougerie /pic: GettyTHREE France internationals have been taken to hospital after an attack by a gang armed with machetes and swords.

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Malaysia Cup: Red Giants Want To Focus On Passing Through The Group Stage

pic: Faisol MustafaSHAH ALAM - The Selangor football team should be more focused on passing the group stage of the Malaysia Cup before thinking about Mission 33, which has not been achieved since 2011.

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Mourinho Has "Deep Respect" For Van Gaal

JOSE Mourinho has "deep respect" for new Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal - but the Chelsea boss is not concerned about their impending rivalry.

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