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LAST_UPDATEFri, 20 Jan 2017 10pm

Nadal Smashes Through Baghdatis To Reach Third Round

Pic: ReutersMELBOURNE: Hours after reigning champion Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Australian Open on Thursday, Rafael Nadal raised hopes of filling the power vacuum after demolishing Marcos Baghdatis 6-3 6-1 6-3 to reach the third round.

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Arsenal's Problem Is They Are Just Alexis Sanchez And Mesut Ozil, Says Emmanuel Adebayor

Emmanuel Adebayor believes Arsenal have a lack of squad depth and says they are over reliant on Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

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The Ronaldo That Never Was: How Memphis Depay's Man Utd Career Failed To Take Flight

Pic: Getty ImagesThe Dutch winger is on the verge of completing a move to Ligue 1 side Lyon after just 18 months in Old Trafford's most famous shirt.

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Chinese Club's World Record €120m Million Deal Scuppered By Government

Pic: Getty ImagesReports suggest a team tried to break Manchester United's world record earlier this month, but new regulations stopped it becoming a reality.

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Jose Mourinho Says Free-Scoring Days Of Manchester United Domination Are Over

JOSE MOURINHO is throwing in the title towel — just like Pep Guardiola.

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Young Pair Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Upset 7th Seeded Hong Kong Pair To Move Into Second Round

Pic: BernamaSIBU: Young National men's doubles pair Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin pulled off a pleasant surprise by beating 7th seeds Or Chin Chung/Tang Chun Man from Hong Kong 16-21, 21-18, 21-18 in the first round of the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters at the Sibu Indoor Stadium, here today.

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Lucas Leiva Shows Worth With Rare Goal As Liverpool Earn Narrow Win At Plymouth

PLYMOUTH, England -- Three thoughts from Liverpool's 1-0 win at Plymouth in the FA Cup third-round replay.

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Egypt Puts Retired Football Star On Terrorism List

Pic: ReutersCAIRO: Egypt has added one of the country's most renowned athletes, retired football star Mohamed Aboutrika, to a terrorism list for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

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Police Say 526 Possible Victims In UK Soccer Abuse Scandal, 184 Suspects

Pic: ReutersBritish police investigating allegations of widespread child sex abuse at soccer clubs dating back to the 1970s said on Wednesday they had now identified 184 potential suspects and 526 victims, adding other sports had also been implicated in the scandal.

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Bilic The Man For All Seasons At West Ham

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Slaven Bilic has only been manager at West Ham United for a season and a half but already has experienced the full gamut of emotions associated with the mercurial London club.

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