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Motorcycle racer celebrates one lap too soon

July 12, 2012

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he auto-racing equivalent to spiking the football at the 5-yard line occurred in hilarious– yet tragic — fashion at the Italian CIV championship motorcycle race. Riccardo Russo of Yamaha Team Italia SFI was leading by about three bike lengths as he crossed the start-finish line of the Stock 600 at the Mugello Circuit, then hoisted […]

Debutant Sunny dents West Indies

October 24, 2011

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Spinner Elias Sunny stamped his mark on debut picking up four key Caribbean wickets on the fourth day of the first test on Monday when the visitors took to the crease at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Monday. The visitors were 144 for 5 in 51 overs and are trailing by 206 runs […]

Lucas, Neymar sink Argentina

September 30, 2011

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  Two second half goals to teenage forwards Lucas and Neymar inspired Brazil to a 2-0 victory over arch-rivals Argentina in a friendly played only with home-based players in Belem on Wednesday. The 19-year-old Sao Paulo forward Lucas, one of the leading lights in the South American under-20 title earlier this year, capped off an […]

Messi go level with Kubala

September 30, 2011

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Lionel Messi scored twice in a 5-0 win as Barcelona kick-started the defence of their Champions League crown by roundly thumping BATE Borisov. Messi scored either side of half-time on a rainy evening to take his overall tally for the club to 194 goals and move level with Hungary legend Ladislao Kubala in second place […]

Messi eyeing goal record

September 27, 2011

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Lionel Messi is determined to keep breaking goal-scoring records at Barcelona after his 12th career hattrick for the European and Spanish champions took him to 192 at the club. The 24-year-old Argentine magician hit his latest hattrick in the 5-0 demolition of Atletico Madrid and is now just two behind Hungary’s Laszlo Kubala who scored […]

Sharapova gets going

September 27, 2011

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Maria Sharapova of Russia pumps her fist after winning a point against Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand during their second round match at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo yesterday.