Five things we learned in European football this weekend

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  • April 16, 2019
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Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain both squandered chances to retain their domestic titles on a weekend which saw a much-changed Barcelona take their eye off the ball in La Liga. In France, the weekend was overshadowed by racist abuse suffered by Amiens player Prince-Desir Gouano. AFP Sport looks at some of the main talking points from […]

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Salah wonder-strike keeps Liverpool top; City win at Palace

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  • April 15, 2019
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Mohamed Salah scored a stunning goal as Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 yesterday and kept their noses in front of Manchester City in the race for the Premier League title. Champions City held top spot for a couple of hours after they won 3-1 at Crystal Palace, with Raheem Sterling scoring twice. But a Sadio Mane […]

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India’s Rahul and Pant await World Cup fate

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  • April 15, 2019
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Opener Lokesh Rahul and stumper-batsman Rishabh Pant are unlikely to sleep much last night as India selectors prepare to reveal their 15-man squad for the Cricket World Cup. Chief selector M S K Prasad has told reporters that most of the current side picks itself and there were only a couple of spots left up […]

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Champions Al Sadd aim to finish with a flourish

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  • April 13, 2019
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Doha: Champions Al Sadd will be looking to celebrate their 14th QNB Stars League (QSL) title win with their fans today. Despite having sealed the 14th Falcon Shield, coach Jesualdo Ferreira is not finished yet. Al Sadd, who crushed Al Ahli 7-2 to seal the QSL crown with a round to spare, face Umm Salal […]

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Asian Athletics Championships tickets go on sale

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  • April 11, 2019
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Doha: Athletics fans in Qatar, Asia and all over the world can now secure their tickets for the 23rd Asian Athletics Championships after the competition’s Local Organising Committee put the tickets for online sale on the competition’s official website. The competition takes place at the air-conditioned Khalifa International Stadium from 21-24 April and brings together […]

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Liverpool ease past Porto to close on Champions League semis

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  • April 10, 2019
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Liverpool: Liverpool closed in on a Champions League semi-final meeting with Barcelona or Manchester United as Porto were swept aside 2-0 in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Anfield. Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino struck inside the first 26 minutes to put the hosts in command and Liverpool’s only regret may be not […]

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Al Sadd and Rayyan aim to improve positions

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  • April 9, 2019
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Less than a week after being crowned Qatar’s league champions for the 14th time, Al Sadd will turn their focus to the continental stage when they take on Uzbek giants Pakhtakor in a Group D match of the AFC Champions League in Tashkent today. Al Sadd thrashed Al Ahli 7-2 to wrap up the QNB […]

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Leaders Al Sadd prepare for key clash against Al Ahli

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  • April 3, 2019
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QNB Stars League leaders Al Sadd hit the ground running yesterday as they prepared for tomorrow’s match against Al Ahli. Jesualdo Ferreira’s men will become champions for a record 14th time if they beat Al Ahli at the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, with a game to spare in the league. Al Sadd were back to […]

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After Ronaldo bruising, Japan's Shoji now eyes stopping Mbappe

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  • March 30, 2019
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Toulouse: Japan defender Gen Shoji has already endured a bruising experience against one global superstar in Cristiano Ronaldo but hopes that experience will work in his favour when he confronts another in the shape of French World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe on Sunday. Shoji gets his chance to shut out Mbappe, one of football’s hottest […]

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Neymar’s PSG extension more likely than Madrid switch

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  • March 26, 2019
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Neymar’s agent and father poured cold water over speculation the world’s most expensive footballer was mulling a transfer and instead suggested a new deal with Paris Saint-Germain was more likely. In an interview with Brazilian website UOL Esporte, the 27-year-old’s dad laughed off the idea of a switch to Real Madrid or elsewhere and said […]

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