Sports

Ronaldo, Messi, Lewandowski rule in Europe, yet again

As the stakes mounted in the Champions League, the usual suspects once more rose to the occasion with Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski starring in the last 16, first legs.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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Lynn avoids surgery to his troubled shoulder

Top-order batsman Chris Lynn will not require surgery to stabilise his right shoulder after he dislocated it on Wednesday while diving in the field against New Zealand, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Friday.

Reuters, Feb 24 2018

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Reds await slip up of rivals

Sadio Mane says his Champions League hat-trick has given him a confidence boost as Liverpool seek to climb to second in the Premier League—at least temporarily —by beating West Ham at Anfield on Saturday.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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India, SAfrica eye series win

India and South Africa will battle it out in the series-deciding third and final Twenty20 International at the Newlands Stadium on Saturday.

Agencies, Feb 24 2018

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Arsenal scrape into last 16

Arsenal scraped into the last 16 of the Europa League despite a 2-1 second-leg defeat by Ostersunds, but Thursday’s action was marred by violent clashes at the match between between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow which left a police officer dead.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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Kirtipur join leaders TAC

Kirtipur Basketball Team registered their third consecutive victory in the Kwiks Basketball League easing to a 64-57 victory over Xavier International College in a home match on Friday.

Post Report, Feb 24 2018

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Muguruza, Kerber reach semis

Spaniard Garbine Muguruza reached the Dubai Championships semi-finals for the second time with a 7-5, 6-2 defeat of Caroline Garcia on Thursday, while Angelique Kerber set up a last-four clash with Elina Svitolina.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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Noren, Simpson share lead as Woods shoots 70 in miami

Alex Noren and Webb Simpson defied difficult blustery winds to lead the US PGA Tour’s Honda Classic on Thursday as Tiger Woods said he was “very pleased” with an even par 70.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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Bale form a concern for Real

Talk of a crisis at Real Madrid is over for now, but the form of Gareth Bale remains a cause of concern ahead of this weekend’s meeting with Alaves in the Spanish League.

Agence France-Presse, Feb 24 2018

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