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Sunday, Oct 22

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Title race like a chess match, says Hamilton

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Title race like a chess match, says Hamilton

Saturday, Oct 21

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Yao Ming resigns from Shanghai basketball club

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Former NBA star Yao Ming has resigned from his position after around eight years at the Shanghai Sharks basketball club.

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14-year-old backstroker Peng aims high

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Winning the national title in Huangshan on Friday was only a prelude for Peng Xuwei as the 14-year-old swimmer aimed to be the best backstroker in China and make a splash on international stage.

Friday, Oct 20

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S. Korean Park Ji-Sung to be 2nd torchbearer of PyeongChang Winter Olympics

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South Korean veteran footballer Park Ji-Sung will be the second torchbearer to carry the Olympic Flame for the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) announced on Thursday.

Nets guard Jeremy Lin to miss entire season

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Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin will be missing the entire season because of a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee, the club confirmed on Thursday.

Thursday, Oct 19

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Arsenal beat Serbian Red Star 1-0 in UEFA Europa League

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English Arsenal tightly beat Serbian Red Star in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League on Thursday 1-0 in front of 52,000 spectators at Serbia' s biggest football ground "Rajko Mitic".

Nuggets sign veteran Jefferson

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The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Richard Jefferson, the club announced on Thursday.

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Nigerian FA chief confident of winning 2018 World Cup

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Nigeria's Football Association chief Amaju Pinnick was confident that the West African country will win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in the light of the preparations the football administrators are putting in place.

Ma Long embraces challenges at ITTF Men's World Cup

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Chinese paddler Ma Long, reigning world champion and Olympic gold medallist, was ready to face challenges with his best self at the ITTF Men's World Cup.

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Sharapova, Puig bring supplies to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

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Russia's Maria Sharapova and Olympic champion Monica Puig will go to Puerto Rico next week and bring necessary supplies to the island which was hit badly by Hurricane Maria last month.

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US Open champion Stephens heads to Zhuhai, China

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US Open champion Sloane Stephens will lead the charge to the year-ending WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai in China, along with in-form Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Elena Vesnina and Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.

Bayern ready to beat big teams, says Kimmich

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The audience rewarded Joshua Kimmich with warm applause when the 22-year-old walked off the home pitch in the 80th minute after scoring the second goal for Bayern Munich in a group match against Scottish underdog Celtic Glasgow (3-0).

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Urawa Red Diamonds beats Shanghai SIPG 1-0 in AFC Champions

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Urava Red Diamonds of Japan beats Shanghai SIPG FC of China 1-0 in the AFC Champions League 2017 Semi Finals match in Tokyo, Japan, on Oct. 18, 2017.

Spurs draw highlights Real Madrid's lack of home comforts

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Real Madrid's 1-1 draw at home to Tottenham in the Champions League on Tuesday night may have taken them a step forward to the knockout stage of the competition they have won for the past two seasons, but it also set a n unwanted record…

Kenya 7s skipper Amonde ruled out of Dubai, Cape Town Series openers

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Kenya will tackle the opening two legs of the 2017-18 World Sevens Series in Dubai and Cape Town, South Africa without their skipper, Andrew Amonde, who has been ruled out with injury.

Former Zambian football star appointed to vet coaches for Uganda job

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The Uganda football federation has appointed former Zambian football star Kalusha Bwalya to head the interview panel that will vet coaches applying for the job of national coach Uganda Cranes.

Dortmund's season goals in danger after Champions League disappointment

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2013 Champions League runner-up Borussia Dortmund is in danger to miss its season goals due to a severe goalkeeper problem.

Madjer appointed new coach of Algeria soccer team

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Algerian former soccer star Rabah Madjer on Wednesday was appointed officially new coach of the North African soccer team, replacing the Spaniard Lucas Alcaraz.

Batistuta: Argentina has mistreated Higuain

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Former Argentina international striker Gabriel Batistuta has urged national team coach Jorge Sampaoli to recall striker Gonzalo Higuain ahead of next year's World Cup.

Pique off but easy win for Barca in Europe

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FC Barcelona played with a man less for almost 50 minutes in their Champions League group tie at home to Olympiakos after Gerard Pique was sent off for two yellow cards, but still ran out easy 3-1 winners to make it three wins out of three…

FIFA president congratulates Aduana Stars for clinching Ghana premier league

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday congratulated Aduana Stars FC for winning the 2016-17 Ghana premier league season, after a seven-year wait.

Bayern beat Celtic 3-0 in UEFA Champions League

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Bayern Munich eased 3-0 past harmless Celtic Glasgow to reap the second win in UEFA Champions League's Group B on Wednesday.

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Kobe offers Hayward heartfelt encouragement

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Basketball legend Kobe Bryant wrote a message of encouragement to Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward on Wednesday after Hayward suffered a broken ankle in Tuesday night's season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans…

Bulls suspend Portis for punching teammate in practice

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The Chicago Bulls Wednesday suspended forward Bobby Portis for eight games for punching teammate Nikola Mirotic during an altercation that left Mirotic with facial fractures and a concussion.

Swiss gov't says it backs city of Sion's 2026 Winter Olympic bid

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The Swiss government pledged Wednesday to support the bid by the southwestern city of Sion to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Spanish high-jumper Olympic champion Ruth Beitia retires

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Spanish high-jumper Ruth Beitia brought the curtain down on her long and successful career in a press conference on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Leipzig overpower Porto 3-2 in UEFA Champions League

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Leipzig overpower Porto 3-2 in UEFA Champions League

Feyenoord suffer third defeat against Shakhtar

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Feyenoord suffer third defeat against Shakhtar

APOEL draw Dortmund 1-1 in Champions League

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APOEL draw Dortmund 1-1 in Champions League

Brazil, Russia confirm pre-World Cup friendly

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Brazil, Russia confirm pre-World Cup friendly