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Sports

Rosberg grabs consolation win at Mexican GP

MEXICO CITY, Nov 2, (AFP): Nico Rosberg gained some consolation for his grievances Sunday when he outpaced Mercedes team-mate and newly-crowned triple world champion Lewis Hamilton to win the Mexican Grand Prix. In the first Formula One race in Mexico for 23 years, the 30-year-old German made light of the …

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Boca Juniors win 25th Argentine league title – Late Dempsey strike lifts Sounders to victory

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 2, (RTRS): Boca Juniors won the Argentine first division championship with a match to spare when they beat Tigre 1-0 at La Bombonera on Sunday. Defender Fabian Monzon scored the winner with a header from a corner in the 42nd minute to hand Boca their 25th league …

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Arsenal see off Swansea to remain hot on City’s heels

SWANSEA, United Kingdom, Oct 31, (AFP): Arsenal remain hot on the heels of Premier League leaders Manchester City thanks to a 3-0 victory over Swansea at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday. A first half goal from Olivier Giroud and second half efforts from Laurent Koscielny and Joel Campbell kept the …

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Ronaldo scores 13th goal of season – Three and easy for Real Madrid against Las Palmas

MADRID, Oct 31, (AFP): Real Madrid eased past La Liga newcomers Las Palmas 3-1 on Saturday. The Canary Islanders were making their first visit to the Santiago Bernabeu in 13 years, but couldn’t have gotten off to a worst start as Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo put Madrid 2-0 up inside …

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Carter kicks NZ to historic WC win – All Blacks retain title

TWICKENHAM, United Kingdom, Oct 31, (AFP): Dan Carter bowed out as king of rugby Saturday when he kicked the All Blacks to a historic 34-17 World Cup victory over Australia at Twickenham on Saturday. Carter kicked a decisive 19 points in his final match for New Zealand as they became …

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Dortmund subdue Bremen to cut Bayern lead – In-form Gladbach rout Hertha

BERLIN, Oct 31, (AFP): Second-placed Borussia Dortmund closed the gap behind German league leaders Bayern Munich to five points on Saturday as Marco Reus netted twice in their 3-1 win at Werder Bremen. Reus fired in the opening and third goals, but Borussia should have won by more as Gabon …

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Stopchargingmaria triumphs Breeders’ Cup Distaff – Hit It a Bomb wins juvenile turf

LOS ANGELES, Oct 30, (AFP): Stopchargingmaria held off Stellar Wind to triumph in the Distaff and give trainer Todd Pletcher two winners on the opening day of the Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland in Kentucky. The victory withstood a stewards’ review, after Stellar Wind jockey Victor Espinoza complained Stopchargingmaria obstructed his …

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Impact book playoffs spot – Didi on target

MONTREAL, Oct 30, (AFP): Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba kept up his incredible scoring record as Montreal Impact cruised past Toronto FC 3-0 to advance in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday. The Ivory Coast international bagged his 12th goal in 12 games since signing for Montreal in July after …

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Ooredoo successfully concludes ‘sponsorship’ for soccer tourney

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of the international Ooredoo Group, today announced the successful conclusion of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s football tournament, which was held on 24th and 25th of October 2015. Commenting on the sponsorship, Mijbil Alayoub, Director of Corporate Communications at Ooredoo Kuwait …

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Biles makes history with 3rd world all-around gold – Romania’s Iordache recovers to win bronze

GLASGOW, Oct 30, (AFP): Simone Biles tumbled her way into the history books on Thursday by winning a record third consecutive all-around women’s gold at the world gymnastics championships ahead of US teammate and Olympic champion Gabby Douglas. It may not have been a sleek performance as the 18-year-old fought …

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