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US Soccer Sues Women’s Union Over Olympic Strike Fears

UNITED STATES: Fearing a possible walkout on the Rio Olympics by its Women’s World Cup championship side, the US Soccer Federation has filed a lawsuit against its women’s players union.

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ICC Blow For India, England, Australia

The International Cricket Council (ICC) logo at the ICC headquarters in Dubai, October 31, 2010. REUTERS/NIKHIL MONTEIRO/FILES

The boards of India, England and Australia will no longer be permanent members of the International Cricket Council's decision-making executive committee, the governing body said on Thursday.

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Ranieri Warns Leicester About Man City's 'Magicians'

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri. Aston Villa v Leicester City - Barclays Premier League - Villa Park - 16/1/16. Action Images via Reuters / Carl RecineLivepic

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has warned his players that Manchester City's "magicians" can pick up three points even if the Foxes play a perfect game, when both sides meet in the Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

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Done Deal, Mourinho Ready To Join Dream Club Man United?

The moment all Manchester United fans have all eagerly been waiting for has arrived. Has Jose Mourinho already signed an agreement to join the Red Devils, as according to reports in Spain?

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Liverpool Fans Plan Anfield Walkout Over Ticket Prices

FilePic: ReutersLONDON: Liverpool fans have been urged to walk out of Anfield during Saturday’s match against Sunderland in protest at their club’s new ticket prices.

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Africa Vote Could Hold Key To FIFA Presidential Election

The FIFA logo is seen outside the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH

African football officials will decide on Friday which of FIFA's presidential candidates they will back as the campaign to replace Sepp Blatter at the helm of the sport's troubled ruling body reaches the home straight.

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Brazilian Judge Throws Out Neymar Tax Evasion Case

Barcelona's soccer player Neymar walks past a National Police officer as he arrives to testify at Spain's High Court in Madrid, Spain, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/SERGIO PEREZ

A Brazilian judge threw out a tax evasion case against Barcelona forward Neymar on Thursday because Brazil's inland revenue has yet to finish its own deliberations in the case.

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Neymar's Father Claims Manchester United Met Buyout Clause

Manchester United made an offer in the close-season that met Neymar's buyout clause, according to the Barcelona star's father.

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Leicester's Charge Relegates Chelsea-Man United To Sideshow

Leicester’s Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring against Liverpool during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)MANCHESTER, England: It sums up the erratic nature of this season's Premier League that a match between Chelsea and Manchester United has been relegated to a mere sideshow just as the title race is getting interesting.

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Verona Hoping To Make It 2 In A Row Against Inter

Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, second from right, scores a goal during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Chievo Verona at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)MILAN: After finally getting its first win of the season, Hellas Verona is looking to make it two in a row.

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