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History Boys Italy Draw Sweden in Tricky WCup Playoff

Four-time winners Italy will play Sweden in a playoff for a place in the 2018 World Cup while the Republic of Ireland take on Denmark, following the draw on Tuesday.

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Schumacher's Teenage Son Dreams of F1

Michael Schumacher's 18-year-old son Mick may not have stood out in his first season of Formula Three but his sights remain firmly set on Formula One.

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Pole Dancing Eyes Olympics after Recognition by Sports Body

Pole dancing has been recognized by an international sports body and organizers hope they can take it all the way to the Olympic Games.

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Alonso Says Chelsea Have No Margin for Error

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso admitted Tuesday that the Premier League champions cannot afford to lose another match if they want to successfully defend the title.

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Italy Seeded for World Cup Play-Off Draw

Italy will be one of the four seeded teams in the draw for the European play-offs for next year's World Cup after FIFA released their latest world rankings on Monday.

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Federer Closes on Nadal after Shanghai Victory

Roger Federer has closed the gap on Rafael Nadal at the top of the latest ATP world rankings released on Monday following his victory over the Spaniard at the Shanghai Masters.

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Sharapova Shoots Up Rankings after Tianjin Win

Maria Sharapova has shot up the women's world rankings following her victory in Tianjin on Sunday, rising 29 places to 57th in the latest WTA list.

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Guardiola Aims to Keep Man City Players Humble

Pep Guardiola says there is no chance that his Manchester City players will fall into the trap of over-confidence in their Champions League clash against Napoli despite their swaggering Premier League form.

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Rooney Rides to Everton's Rescue

Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman's rescue as the Everton striker's last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday.

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Suarez Earns Barca a Point at Atletico as Ronaldo Rescues Real

Luis Suarez saved Barcelona's unbeaten La Liga record this season by salvaging a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid on Saturday in a match laced with political tension amid Catalonia's drive for independence.

Saul Niguez's spectacular strike had given Atletico an early advantage.

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