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Kobe Bryant Dominating First 2016 NBA All-Star Votes

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LA Lakers guard Kobe Bryant may not be having the best season with his 34 percent field-goal shooting, but it’s his final season and the fans love him. That’s why he’s topping the first returns of the 2016 NBA All-Star voting results. Bryant leads the NBA and Western Conference with 719,235 votes, while LeBron James leads the Eastern Conference with 357,937 votes. Last year’s ...

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Basketball – NBA

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Basketball Fixtures:  26/12   Houston           02:00     San Anto                                      26/12   Los Angeles     04:30    Los Angeles Clippers                                 ...

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Mercedes formula one team to analyse late-season results

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After Nico Rosberg enjoyed a superb ending to the 2015 Formula One season, Mercedes formula one  boss Toto Wolff says the team will look into the German’s dominance over Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton’s victory at the United States Grand Prix secured him a second successive world title with three races to spare in another imperious season for Mercedes formula one team. ...

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Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar nominated for Ballon d´Or

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar have been shortlisted for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or. The award has been dominated by Ronaldo and Messi over the past seven years, with the Real Madrid man bagging the trophy three times and the Argentine taking the honour home on four occasions. Messi is favourite to make it five after a wonderful 2014-15 ...

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Murray wants Davis Cup triumph to inspire future generation

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Great Britain’s Davis Cup hero Andy Murray hopes the triumph over Belgium will provide a lasting legacy. Murray defeated David Goffin 6-3 7-5 6-3 on Sunday to seal a 3-1 victory for his country, having already overcome Ruben Bemelmans in his first singles match and joined brother Jamie in doubles success. After celebrating Britain’s first Davis Cup win since 1936, Murray called on ...

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Luis Enrique, Guardiola and Sampaoli up for World Coach of the Year

Luis Enrique, Pep Guardiola and Jorge Sampaoli have been named as the final three nominees for the FIFA World Coach of the Year award. Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique guided the club to a historic treble in his first season at the Camp Nou helm in 2014-15, while Guardiola delivered another Bundesliga title to Bayern Munich, who are unbeaten in the league ...

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Vardy equals Van Nistelrooy record

Vardy equals Van Nistelrooy record

Jamie Vardy has equalled Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record of scoring in 10 successive Premier League games after netting in Leicester City’s match at Newcastle United on Saturday. A hip injury meant the England striker was a doubt coming into the contest but, having been passed fit, he showed his predatory instincts once more by cutting inside Moussa Sissoko and firing low past ...

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Wenger Rues Lack of luck as Arsenal Lose to West Brom

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Arsene Wenger felt Arsenal were “incredibly unlucky” to fall to a 2-1 Premier League loss at West Brom as the visitors surrendered a one-goal lead and missed a penalty. Olivier Giroud handed Arsenal the advantage at The Hawthorns, but James Morrison’s effort and a Mikel Arteta own goal put the hosts in the ascendancy before the interval. Santi Cazorla fluffed his lines ...

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Suarez Scores Twice in Clasico Battering

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Barcelona romped to a dominant Clasico triumph on Saturday as two goals from Luis Suarez inspired them to a 4-0 thrashing of Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu. Rafael Benitez had vowed to attack the Liga leaders and he named Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez in his starting line-up, but it was Barca who took the lead when Suarez fired beyond ...

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Santiago Cordero Scored Two Tries as Argentina

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Santiago Cordero scored two tries as Argentina turned on the style to beat the Barbarians 49-31 at Twickenham on Saturday. One of the stars of the Pumas’ surge to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals, Cordero went over twice before half-time to help his side open up a 28-12 lead. A Baa Baas side studded with star names and coached by ...

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Roger Federer stands between Novak Djokovic and a fourth successive title

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Roger Federer stands between Novak Djokovic and a fourth successive title at the ATP World Tour Finals after the former beat Stan Wawrinka 7-5 6-3 on Saturday. It was Federer who ended the world number one’s 23-match winning streak during the round-robin phase of this competition. And the Swiss master will now have the chance to inflict another defeat on Djokovic after coming from ...

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Jurgen Klopp is hopeful Philippe Coutinho’s injury is nothing too serious.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is hopeful Philippe Coutinho’s injury is nothing too serious. The Brazil international picked up a knock in his side’s 4-1 Premier League win over Manchester City at the Etihad and was forced to leave the pitch after 68 minutes. Coutinho – who scored Liverpool’s second goal and made the third for his compatriot Roberto Firmino – ...

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