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Van Persie predicts Turkey slip up as Dutch chase playoffs

van_persieAMSTERDAM-- Netherlands striker Robin van Persie believes Turkey, where he plays his club football, will drop points in their last two Euro 2106 qualifiers giving the Dutch the chance of a playoff spot.
  "Don't ask me why but they are surely going to drop points," Fenerbahce's Van Persie, who is on the verge of playing his 100th game for his country, told reporters on Tuesday.

South Africa bag T20 series after Cuttack crowd trouble

CRICKETCUTTACK, India-- South Africa's fiery bowling and electric fielding restricted India to their second-lowest score in...

Hamels pitches Rangers to AL West title

TEXASTEXAS-- The Texas Rangers put their personal victory cigar on the mound in the biggest game of the season Sunday at...

Liverpool sack manager Rodgers after derby draw

liverpoolENGLAND-- Liverpool terminated the contract of manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday, just eight games into the Premier...

Duminy powers South Africa to victory despite Sharma ton

CRICKETDHARAMSALA, India-- JP Duminy's batting heroics secured South Africa a thrilling seven-wicket victory in the first...

Spieth voted Player of the Year after 'season to remember'

spiethNEW YORK-- World number one Jordan Spieth capped a sensational season on Friday when, as had been widely expected, he...

Ravens win

nflBaltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro (15) leaps into the end zone to score a touchdown against Pittsburgh...

El Shaarawy makes a point for Monaco against Spurs

ajaxLONDON-- Stephan El Shaarawy took a small step towards refuelling his career at Monaco when the AC Milan loanee came...

CSKA withstand second-half fightback to beat PSV 3-2

keeperMOSCOW-- CSKA Moscow withstood a second-half fightback from PSV Eindhoven to secure their first win in this season's...

Ronaldo equals Raul's Real scoring record

ronaldoMALMO, Sweden,  - Cristiano Ronaldo joined Raul as Real Madrid's most prolific goalscorer when he netted both...

Sergi, Suarez rescue Barcelona in late win

barcaBARCELONA-- Two late goals in two minutes from Sergi Roberto and Luis Suarez gave European champions Barcelona a...

Official behind the goal takes centre stage - at last

ownLONDON-- Ever since they were introduced by UEFA in 2012, fans all over Europe have been asking the same question...

Renault to make F1 comeback

lotusLONDON-- French car maker Renault announced plans on Monday to return to Formula One under its own name next year by...

Sagan lives in the moment but thinks about the future

CYCLINGRICHMOND, Virginia-- After shedding the cloak of cycling's nearly man and slipping into the rainbow jersey as road...

Spieth caps season with $11.48 million double win

golfATLANTA-- Jordan Spieth capped a brilliant season in sensational style as he scored a four-stroke victory at the Tour...

Swiss target soccer chief Blatter in criminal probe

BLATTERZURICH-- Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Sepp Blatter, the head of world soccer body...

Stenson extends lead, Spieth charges into second place

golfATLANTA-- Swede Henrik Stenson held firm at rain-soaked East Lake Golf Club, while Jordan Spieth made a charge to...

Stenson scores one for the 'old wave' at Tour Championship

golfATLANTA-- Henrik Stenson stole the spotlight from the young guns on Thursday, firing a seven-under-par 63 to set the...

Celta stun Barcelona 4-1, Real's Benzema hits double to sink Bilbao

barcaBARCELONA-- A Karim Benzema brace gave Real Madrid a 2-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao and lifted them to the top of La...

Red Bull warn that F1 quit threat is serious

red_bullSUZUKA, Japan-- Red Bull are serious about pulling both their teams out of Formula One if they cannot obtain a...

Stylish City down Sunderland, Villa win League Cup derby

cityLONDON-- Manchester City produced a blistering first-half performance to win 4-1 at Sunderland in the League Cup...

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