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FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case

FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case

FC Barcelona Claims Victory in Appeal Over Neymar Transfer Case Barcelona says a local court has accepted an appeal by club president Josep Maria Bartomeu and predecessor Sandro Rosell in a case involving alleged irregularities around Neymar’s transfer in 2013. The club says the ruling means Barcelona and the presidents are no longer defendants in the case involving the Brazilian ...

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Maria Sharapova ‘Should be Punished’, Says Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova 'Should be Punished', Says Rafael Nadal

Maria Sharapova ‘Should be Punished’, Says Rafael Nadal Rafael Nadal on Wednesday defended his training methods and vehemently denied he had ever used a banned substance to get an edge or to speed up recovery from injury. Nadal was at the Indian Wells tournament discussing Maria Sharapova’s failed drug test — “She should be punished” — when he seized the ...

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ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash

ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Kolkata Likely to Host India-Pakistan Clash Dharamsala’s loss may be Kolkata’s gain as the marquee India-Pakistan encounter of the ICC T20 World Cup on March 19 is likely to be shifted to the iconic Eden Gardens here. The official confirmation from the ICC is awaited but according to top a BCCI official, Kolkata has the ...

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Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended

Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended

Maria Sharapova Confirms Failed Drug Test, Provisionally Suspended Five-time Grand Slam tennis champion Maria Sharapova said Monday she failed a dope test at the Australian Open, and isn’t sure what punishment she’ll face for her “huge mistake.” Sharapova tested positive for Meldonium, a drug she said she had been taking since 2006 but one that was added to the banned ...

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Maria Sharapova Set to Make ‘Major Announcement’ — Will She Retire?

Maria Sharapova Set to Make 'Major Announcement' -- Will She Retire?

Maria Sharapova Set to Make ‘Major Announcement’ — Will She Retire? Former tennis world number one Maria Sharapova will be holding a news conference in Los Angeles on Monday to make “a major announcement”, though no other details were given by her manager on Sunday. Sharapova’s management company, IMG, declined to tell Reuters via email what topic had prompted the ...

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni Says India Can Take on Any Team in Twenty20 Format

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Says India Can Take on Any Team in Twenty20 Format

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Says India Can Take on Any Team in Twenty20 Format India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the current Indian team is a “balanced” side, which can “take on any team anywhere in the world” atleast in the shortest format of the game, after they notched up their ninth win in 10 matches. “Well if you see, more ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo Rant Forgiven And Forgotten, Says Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo Rant Forgiven And Forgotten, Says Zidane

Cristiano Ronaldo Rant Forgiven And Forgotten, Says Zidane Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane insists he has put Cristiano Ronaldo’s outburst at his own teammates behind him as he attempts to turnaround a terrible season for the Spanish giants. Madrid sit third in La Liga, 12 points adrift of runaway leaders Barcelona, after losing 1-0 to Atletico Madrid on Saturday. However, ...

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French Open Toughest to Win, Says Sania Mirza

French Open Toughest to Win, Says Sania Mirza

French Open Toughest to Win, Says Sania Mirza Indian tennis star Sania Mirza on Wednesday said that French Open is going to be the “toughest” for her and Swiss partner Martina Hingis as clay court is not among their favourite surfaces. Having won three Grand Slam titles in-a-row, Sania and Martina would hope to maintain the winning streak at the ...

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Saina Nehwal Aims to be Injury-Free in Run-Up to Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal Aims to be Injury-Free in Run-Up to Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal Aims to be Injury-Free in Run-Up to Rio Olympics Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal has said that she wants to be injury-free in the run-up to the Rio Olympics. “Last time, I was very fortunate to get bronze medal. So, hopefully, this time, if I play, I hope to get at least one medal for the country. I ...

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Russia, Qatar Remain World Cup Hosts, Confirms FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino

Russia, Qatar Remain World Cup Hosts, Confirms FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino

Russia, Qatar Remain World Cup Hosts, Confirms FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino Newly-elected FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed that the next two World Cups will still take place in Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022. Russia and Qatar won the right to host the tournaments in a controversial vote in Zurich in December 2010. Swiss prosecutors are investigating the ...

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