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Nasri: Leaving Arsenal Was Right Decision

Samir Nasri is confident he is starting to prove that Manchester City did not make a mistake when they signed him for £24 million from Arsenal last summer.

The Frenchman, 24, has taken time to settle at Eastlands and has made just 15 Premier League starts since his move.

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New Hope at Mercedes, Schumacher Confident

Mercedes on Tuesday unveiled their new WO3 car which they hope will allow them to claw their way back to the level of the top trio, Red Bull, McLaren, and Ferrari, after a bitterly disappointing 2011.

The German team had to settle for fourth place in the constructors' championship last year with drivers Nico Rosberg and Formula One great Michael Schumacher slumping to seventh and eighth.

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Nowitzki Moves into Top 20 on NBA Scoring List

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has moved into the top 20 on the NBA career scoring list.

Nowitzki moved into 20th on the list Monday with seven points in the first quarter in a game against Boston.

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Warsaw's Euro 2012 Stadium Ready for First Match

Warsaw's mayor says all security concerns have been addressed and the stadium that will host the opening match of this year's European Championship is ready to stage its first game.

Poland will play Portugal in a friendly at the National Stadium in Warsaw on February 29.

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Wozniacki Hits out at Navratilova

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki hit back at Martina Navratilova on Monday for claiming that the Dane had never deserved to be top of the world rankings.

Wozniacki also suggested she has lost respect for Navratilova, regarded by many as the greatest woman player ever, implying that her TV commentating sought to stir things up and that it would be better to "think a little bit."

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'Dead Men Walking' Look to Champions League Boost

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas and Inter Milan coach Claudio Ranieri, himself a former Stamford Bridge manager, will be looking to the Champions League this week to boost their chances of keeping their jobs.

Villas-Boas has been described as a 'dead man walking' by Ranieri and he should know -- he was one of several high-profile managers to fall victim to the whims of Chelsea's billionaire owner Roman Abramovich.

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Lakers Ride Huge 1st Quarter Past Blazers 103-92

A day after Kobe Bryant's impassioned tirade about the importance of keeping the Los Angeles Lakers together, they gave a performance that amplified his every point.

Bryant scored 28 points, Andrew Bynum had 14 points and 19 rebounds, and the Lakers roared to a 30-point lead early in the second quarter before holding on for a 103-92 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.

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Fog Hands Vonn Super-Combined Globe

American ski superstar Lindsey Vonn won her second World Cup globe in two days in Sochi on Sunday after she was crowned super-combined champion when the event was cancelled because of fog.

The 27-year-old Vonn, who on Saturday won her fifth successive downhill globe, was winning her third successive title in the discipline which disappears from the women's calendar next season.

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Milan Back on Top after Cesena Stroll

AC Milan stormed back to the top of Serie A with a 3-0 win at lowly Cesena on Sunday as they made light of the absence of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

In two games since the big Swede has been suspended for slapping Napoli's Salvatore Aronica, Milan have won.

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Lin Shines as Knicks Rebound to Beat Mavs

The New York Knicks rebounded from their first loss of Jeremy Lin's magical run to defeat the defending NBA champion Dallas Mavericks 104-97 on Sunday.

Just two days after committing a season-high nine turnovers in a loss to New Orleans, the 23-year-old Lin bounced back in superb fashion against the mighty Mavericks.

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