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Nepal three positions down in FIFA ranking Friday, May 5th, 2017

KATHMANDU: Nepal have fallen three positions down in the latest FIFA ranking published on Thursday. Nepal is placed at the 173rd position with 110 points in the ranking. Likewise, neighbouring country India has climbed one spot to secure 100th position with 331 points. With the result, India..

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Sunderland down as Hull hold on for point at Saints Sunday, April 30th, 2017

By Simon Evans, MANCHESTER, (Reuters): Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League ended on Saturday when they lost 1-0 at home to Bournemouth, leaving them 13 points adrift with four games remaining after Hull City held on for a goalless draw at Southampton. Sunderland's fate looked set when..

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Sharapova to know French Open wildcard fate on May 16

(REUTERS): Maria Sharapova will know on May 16 if she will be granted a wild card invitation for the French Open, the organisers of the May 28-June 11 grand slam tournament said on Wednesday. "We will make our decision public on Facebook on May 16 at 1900 (local time, 1700GMT)," French federation..

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Bale set to miss semi-final with Atletico with calf injury Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

(REUTERS): Gareth Bale's run of injury misery continued on Tuesday as Real Madrid said their record signing had picked up a calf injury that rules him out for up to four league games and their Champions League semi-final tie with Atletico Madrid. Bale was forced off injured in the 35th minute of..

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Arsenal keep Champions League hopes alive with Boro win Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

(REUTERS): Arsenal kept alive their slim hopes of securing a Champions League spot next season with a 2-1 Premier League victory at Middlesbrough on Monday that left the hosts in deep danger of relegation. A superb Alexis Sanchez free kick put the Gunners ahead three minutes before the break but..

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Firmino on target as Liverpool climb to third Monday, April 17th, 2017

LONDON, (REUTERS): Liverpool reclaimed third spot in the Premier League after Roberto Firmino’s header sealed a hard-fought 1-0 victory against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. West Brom created the best chances in a largely uneventful first half before Firmino nodded home Lucas’ flick on to..

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Son levels South Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth Sunday, April 16th, 2017

LONDON, (AP): Son Heung-min matched a 31-year South Korean scoring record as Tottenham beat Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Son netted Tottenham’s second goal at White Hart Lane to take his season tally to 19. That leveled the record total for a South Korean player in a single..

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