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Santos' Diego Valdes (left) and Cruz Azul's Javier Salas go for the ball during a Mexico  soccer league match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Saturday.

Santos' Diego Valdes (left) and Cruz Azul's Javier Salas go for the ball during a Mexico soccer league match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City on Saturday.

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Messi misses 1 penalty, makes another in Barcelona win

Messi misses 1 penalty, makes another in Barcelona win

AP, Barcelona :Lionel Messi had a penalty saved after scoring from the spot as Barcelona struggled to end a run of poor results before it turns to the Champions

Piatek scores 2 as Milan beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A

Piatek scores 2 as Milan beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A

AP, Milan :Krzysztof Piatek looks to be firing AC Milan back into the Champions League.The Poland international scored twice as Milan came from behind to beat Atalanta 3-1 in

City overcome stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

City overcome stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

AP :Manchester City broke through Newport's stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't as

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited and Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday. The match ended in a goalless draw.

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited and Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday. The match ended in a goalless draw.

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Brazil to play Panama in friendly at Porto

AP, Rio De Janeiro :Brazil's national team will play its first friendly of the year against Panama on March 23 in Portugal.The Brazilian football confederation said Friday the match will

Capoue sends Watford into FA Cup quarter-finals at QPR's expense

Capoue sends Watford into FA Cup quarter-finals at QPR's expense

Etienne Capoue's goal in first-half stoppage time was enough to give Watford a 1-0 win away to Queens Park Rangers (QPR) on Friday that saw the Hornets into the quarter-finals

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

Ronaldo on target as Juventus cruise before Atletico showdown

AFP, Milan :Cristiano Ronaldo set up Paulo Dybala to score early and added one himself with defender Leonardo Bonucci also on target as Juventus surged 14 points clear in Serie

Lyon warm up for Barca with 2-1 win over Guingamp in France

Lyon warm up for Barca with 2-1 win over Guingamp in France

AP, Lyon :Lyon warmed up for its Champions League meeting with Barcelona by beating Guingamp 2-1 on Friday to strengthen its hold on third place in the French league.Goals from

Valencia too strong for Celtic to close on Europa League last 16

Valencia too strong for Celtic to close on Europa League last 16

Agency :Valencia closed in on the last 16 of the Europa League by inflicting just Celtic's second home defeat of the season with a 2-0 win in Glasgow on

Refugee Hakeem al-Araibi (left) signs a ball for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia on Thursday. Al-Araibi was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain and has come to Canberra to shake hands with the Prime Minister and say thank you for his freedom.

Refugee Hakeem al-Araibi (left) signs a ball for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia on Thursday. Al-Araibi was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain and has come to Canberra to shake hands with the Prime Minister and say thank you for his freedom.

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Arsenal stunned by Borisov in Europa League

Arsenal stunned by Borisov in Europa League

Agency :Arsenal slumped to a 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov in the first leg of the Europa League's round of 32 on Thursday, while crosstown rival Chelsea shook off

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to present joint 2030 World Cup bid

Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay to present joint 2030 World Cup bid

Agency :Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay are to submit a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup, Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday.Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay had

French league to join lawsuit against racist Mbappe graffiti

French league to join lawsuit against racist Mbappe graffiti

Agency :The French football league (LFP) said on Thursday it ill join a lawsuit against the authors of racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic graffiti targeting Paris St Germain striker Kylian

UEFA investigate after Ramos says he got booked on purpose

UEFA investigate after Ramos says he got booked on purpose

Agency :UEFA has launched a disciplinary investigation that could rule Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos out of a potential Champions League quarter-final, first leg after he admitted getting booked

Asensio and VAR help Madrid snatch victory against Ajax

Asensio and VAR help Madrid snatch victory against Ajax

AFP, Amsterdam :Real Madrid needed a late winner from Marco Asensio and VAR's debut in the Champions League to beat a spirited Ajax 2-1 in the first leg of the

Spurs boss hails Spurs 'heroes' after Dortmund triumph

Spurs boss hails Spurs 'heroes' after Dortmund triumph

Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham "heroes" as they took a huge step towards reaching the Champions League quarter-finals with a 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 first

Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

Refugee footballer thanks Australian leader for freedom

AP, Australia :A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand for three months under threat of extradition to Bahrain shook hands Thursday with Australia's prime minister, whom he credits

Ronaldo on bench as Juve warm up for Atletico against Frosinone

Ronaldo on bench as Juve warm up for Atletico against Frosinone

AFP, Milan :Cristiano Ronaldo is set for a rare start on the bench as Juventus host struggling Frosinone on Friday looking to pull 14 points clear in Serie A with

A view of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Bashundhara Kings and Rahmatganj MFS at Sheikh Kamal Stadium in Nilphamari on Thursday. Bashundhara Kings won the match 1-0.

A view of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Bashundhara Kings and Rahmatganj MFS at Sheikh Kamal Stadium in Nilphamari on Thursday. Bashundhara Kings won the match 1-0.

Sala's body to be returned to Argentina on Friday

Sala's body to be returned to Argentina on Friday

Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala's body is to be returned to Argentina on Friday, the mayor of his hometown of Progreso, Julio Muller, told AFP Tuesday.Sala's body was recovered from plane

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Saif Sporting Club and Dhaka         Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. Saif Sporting Club won the match 2-1.

A moment of the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Saif Sporting Club and Dhaka Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. Saif Sporting Club won the match 2-1.

Zaniolo bags brace as Roma claim first-leg win over Porto

Zaniolo bags brace as Roma claim first-leg win over Porto

AFP, Rome :Teenage sensation Nicolo Zaniolo bagged a brace as Roma beat Porto 2-1 in their Champions League last 16, first-leg clash at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday.The 19-year-old got

Nishikori rallies to overcome tough Rotterdam opener

Nishikori rallies to overcome tough Rotterdam opener

AFP, Rotterdam :Top seed Kei Nishikori was tested by a stubborn opponent before finally putting away Pierre-Hugues Herbert 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Rotterdam Open.The Japanese world number

 PSG inflict Solskjaer's 1st United loss

PSG inflict Solskjaer's 1st United loss

AP, Manchester :When the reality check came for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Manchester United, it wasn't even handed out by a full-strength Paris Saint-Germain.A 2-0 victory in the Champions League

Ziban scores brace as Abahani beat Arambagh 2-1 in BPL

Ziban scores brace as Abahani beat Arambagh 2-1 in BPL

Nabib Newaz Zibon scored a brace as title aspirant Abahani Limited, came from behind, to register a 2-1 goal victory over Arambagh Krira Sangha in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)

Ashley Young signs new Man Utd deal

Ashley Young has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Monday. The versatile Young, 33, had only a few months left on his

An action from the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi   Club Limited and Brothers Union at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Sheikh Jamal won      the match 1-0.

An action from the football match of the Bangladesh Premier League between Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited and Brothers Union at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. Sheikh Jamal won the match 1-0.

Man United great Scholes appointed manager of Oldham

Man United great Scholes appointed manager of Oldham

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes has been appointed manager of Oldham Athletic, the club announced on Monday.Scholes, 44, is taking on his first managerial role, signing a

Newcastle denied as Dubravka howler rescues Wolves

Newcastle denied as Dubravka howler rescues Wolves

AFP, Wolverhampton :Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka damaged his side's bid to avoid relegation for the second successive match as his late howler gifted Wolves a 1-1 draw on Monday. Rafael