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Valencia maintain Barca chase

19 November 2017, 23:56 Valencia maintained their pursuit of Barcelona to remain four points off the La Liga leaders thanks to second-half goals from Geoffrey Kondogbia and Santi Mina to beat a luckless Espanyol 2-0 on Sunday. A club record eighth straight La Liga win for Valencia moves Marcelino Garcia …

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Arsenal overpower Spurs in derby

18 November 2017, 16:37 Controversial goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday. Arsene Wenger’s side ended a six-match winless run against their hated rivals …

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‘Arsenal must win electric derby’

17 November 2017, 08:19 Arsenal must win an “electric” north London derby against Tottenham Hotspur to issue a statement of intent to both their local rivals and other top-four contenders, goalkeeper Petr Cech has said ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash. Arsenal last beat Tottenham in a 2015 League Cup …

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Shock as SA loses out

by Gavin Rich 15 November 2017, 16:16 There will be disappointment throughout the country and many questions worldwide about the integrity of the process after it was announced in London on Wednesday that France has beaten out the South African bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. South Africa …

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Nadal pulls out of Finals after Goffin defeat

14 November 2017, 01:57 Rafael Nadal pulled out of the ATP Finals on Monday, admitting he had lost his fitness battle after crashing to defeat in three sets to David Goffin in a thrilling encounter. The world No 1 dug deep but was stunned 7-6 (7/5), 6-7 (4/7), 6-4 by …

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Swiss scrape into WC with draw

12 November 2017, 20:59 Switzerland held off Northern Ireland to seal a place at the 2018 World Cup in Russia with a 0-0 second-leg draw on Sunday that secured a 1-0 aggregate play-off victory. Vladimir Petkovic’s side wasted numerous first-half chances as the Northern Irish stayed in the tie, but …

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LIVE BLOG: BRAZILIAN GP QUALIFYING

11 November 2017, 17:33 Welcome to our live and interactive coverage of the 2017 Formula One season. Today’s Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying action comes to us from the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace (Interlagos). With Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes already having wrapped up the drivers’ and constructors’ championships respectively, there is …

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Big Match Feature: SA v Senegal

10 November 2017, 07:12 Bafana Bafana and Senegal will renew their 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifying rivalry with a clash at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Friday, in what is a re-match of last year’s showdown at the same venue. Kick-off is at 7pm live on SS4HD and …

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Behaviour of Evra, fans ‘unacceptable’

08 November 2017, 17:08 Marseille’s American owner Frank McCourt said Wednesday that Patrice Evra’s kung-fu kick on a supporter was “unacceptable” but he also pointed the finger at the fans involved. Evra’s future at the French club hangs in the balance after the attack on a fan who he said …

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Italy legend Pirlo calls time on career

06 November 2017, 18:17 Italy legend Andrea Pirlo on Monday called time on an illustrious career during which he won the 2006 World Cup, two Champions League titles and six Serie A trophies. The 38-year-old former Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan midfielder made a late appearance for his club …

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