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Mamadou Sakho: Crystal Palace Defender Suffers Suspected Ligament Damage

Crystal Palace boss Sam Allardyce fears on-loan Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has suffered knee ligament damage after he was carried off against Tottenham on Wednesday.

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National High Jumper Nauraj Singh Sets New High Jump Record In Singapore Open

Pic: NST

KUALA LUMPUR: High jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa renewed his own national record at the Singapore Open on Thursday while simultaneously qualifying for the World Athletics Championships in August.

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Maria Sharapova: Russian Beats Roberta Vinci On Return From Doping Ban

Maria Sharapova won on her return to action after a 15-month doping ban as she beat Roberta Vinci in the first round of the Stuttgart Open.

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PSG Sweep Aside Weakened Monaco Team To Reach Cup Final

Pic: ReutersPARIS: Holders Paris St Germain reached the French Cup final with a thumping 5-0 home win against a weakened Monaco side in a one-sided last-four clash on Wednesday.

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Dortmund Stun Bayern To Reach German Cup Final

Pic: ReutersBorussia Dortmund reached the German Cup final for a record fourth successive season after staging a thrilling five-minute, two-goal comeback to stun holders and hosts Bayern Munich 3-2 on Wednesday.

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Barcelona In Seventh Heaven As They Help Send Osasuna Down

Pic: ReutersBARCELONA: Barcelona thrashed Osasuna 7-1 on Wednesday as Lionel Messi, Andre Gomes and Paco Alcacer each scored twice to send them three points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.

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Abdul Latif And Siti Rahmah Crowned 2016 National Sportsman, Sportswoman

KUALA LUMPUR: Elite paralympian athlete Abdul Latif Romly and silat exponent Siti Rahmah Mohamed Nasir were crowned as 2016 National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the National Sports Award, here tonight.

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Sharapova Marks Comeback From Ban With Win Over Vinci

Pic: ReutersFormer world number one Maria Sharapova made a winning comeback to the tour on Wednesday following her 15-month doping ban, beating Italian Roberta Vinci in straight sets in the first round of the Stuttgart Grand Prix.

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Boro Beat Sunderland For First Victory Of 2017

Pic: ReutersMiddlesbrough gave themselves a lifeline and virtually condemned north-east rivals Sunderland to relegation with Marten de Roon's early goal earning a 1-0 win.

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Tottenham Refuse To Give Up Title Chase, Arsenal Eye Top-Four

Pic: ReutersLONDON: With less than a month of the Premier League season left it remains Chelsea's title to lose but Tottenham Hotspur defiantly stayed in contention by grinding out a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Wednesday.

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