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'Crazed' Fan Invades Track at Chinese GP

A track invader sparked a security panic during Friday's free practice at the Chinese Grand Prix after climbing over the pit wall and demanding to test-drive a Ferrari.

The fan scaled a fence and risked disaster by running across the tarmac in between the Sauber of Marcus Ericsson and Nico Hulkenberg's Force India, before vaulting the pit wall and walking calmly towards the Ferrari garage.

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Ronaldo Wins Suspension Appeal

The Spanish league on Friday canceled a yellow card awarded against Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo for diving, ending a threatened one match suspension, his club said.

The Portuguese attacker got the card for diving in the penalty area against Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday. TV images later showed that he had been tripped by a defender.

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Pele, in Chile, Says he Has Recovered after his Health Scare

Brazilian football legend Pele said Thursday that he has "happily recovered" from a recent health scare.

The 74-year-old spent time in intensive care late last year because of a urinary tract infection and had to undergo physiotherapy to recover some of the muscle mass that he lost during his hospital stay.

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Column: Not the Tiger of Old, but Not Terrible either

Not exactly the Tiger of old.

Not completely terrible, either.

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Curry Breaks 3-Point Record as Warriors Beat Blazers

Stephen Curry eclipsed his own NBA record for most 3-pointers in a season, scoring 45 points to rally the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night.

Curry entered the game four shy of his mark of 272 3-pointers, which he set two years ago in the season finale at Portland. He hit six before halftime and eight overall, teaming with fellow Splash Brothers star Klay Thompson to bring the Warriors back from 13 points down.

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Chelsea Makes Offer for Japan Striker Yoshinori Muto

English Premier League leaders Chelsea have made a formal offer for F.C. Tokyo and Japan striker Yoshinori Muto.

The 22-year-old Muto has been capped 11 times and scored his first goal for the national team in a 2-2 draw against Venezuela on Sept. 9.

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Individual Focus Worries Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has bemoaned the increasing attention on individual players rather than teams within football.

The Portuguese boss's side are seven points clear at the top of the Premier League table with eight games to play and Mourinho is now on course to win his third English title with the west London club.

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Real Madrid Appeal Ronaldo Suspension

Real Madrid have appealed the yellow card shown to Cristiano Ronaldo for diving during Wednesday's 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano.

The Portuguese received his fifth booking of the campaign, which would see him miss Saturday's visit of Eibar to the Santiago Bernabeu, despite appearing to be clearly brought down by Antonio Amaya whilst the score was still level at 0-0.

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Vettel Unruffled by Ecclestone Dig

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel insisted on Thursday he had not been stung by recent criticism from Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone, who accused him of not doing enough for the sport.

"Well I think he's free to say what he wants, so it's fine," shrugged the four-times world champion ahead of this weekend's race in China.

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Spurs Hot Streak Continues with Win over SW Rival Rockets

San Antonio stretched its streak of double-digit victories to nine with a 110-98 win against Houston on Wednesday, leaving the top three teams in the NBA's Southwest Division separated by just half a game as the regular season enters its last week.

The defending champion Spurs moved onto the tail of Houston and also Memphis, which drew level with the Rockets atop the division by inflicting New Orleans' heaviest defeat of the season.

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