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Juve Look to Maintain Lead, Milan Target Third Spot

Juventus travel to Genoa looking to maintain their three point lead on Roma on Wednesday while AC Milan go in search of a win away to Cagliari that could see them jump up to third place in Italy's Serie A.

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Marussia Withdrawal Means 18-Car Grid for U.S. F1 Race

The Marussia team's move into bankruptcy protection on Monday, four days after Formula One rival Caterham did the same, leaves only 18 cars on the grid for Sunday's United States Grand Prix, the smallest in nearly a decade.

FRP Advisory, a London-based firm specializing in corporate restructuring, recovery and insolvency, has taken on the role of administrator and said Russian billionaire shareholder Andrei Cheglakov has been unable to provide the required funding to keep Marussia going.

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Ferguson Hits Back at 'Insulting' Squad Claims

Alex Ferguson has described suggestions he bequeathed an "ageing" Manchester United squad to hapless Old Trafford successor David Moyes as "insulting".

Moyes took over from his fellow Scot following the retirement of Ferguson -- British football's most successful manager -- after the end of the 2012/13 season.

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Blind Sailors Set their Sights on the Mediterranean

Standing at the helm of a three-masted schooner, Alina Koralewska is having no trouble at all staying the course to Barcelona despite being able to see neither compass nor stars.

The 59-year-old Pole is blind and is steering the "Kapitan Borchardt" on the Mediterranean Sea with the help of a talking global positioning programme.

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Football: Wanderers Say Won't be Intimidated in Saudi Showdown

Western Sydney goalkeeper Ante Covic said Monday the Wanderers would not be intimidated by fiery Saudi supporters before the decisive second leg of their AFC Champions League final against Al Hilal in Riyadh.

The Wanderers, in only their third season of existence, take a 1-0 first-leg lead to the Saudi Arabian capital as they attempt to become the first Australian side to win the Asian showpiece at King Fahd Stadium next Saturday.

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Federer Targets Number One Spot as Race for London Heats Up

Roger Federer is taking his battle with Novak Djokovic for the world number one spot down to the wire as he arrives at the Paris Masters, which begins on Monday as the hottest player on Tour. 

While the fight for the top place going to the final tournaments of the season, there is also a sub-plot set to unravel with the newly refurbished Bercy Arena set to determine the final eight places for London. 

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Five Things we Learned from El Clasico

Real Madrid took the spoils in the first El Clasico of the season as Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut ended in a 3-1 defeat.

A ninth consecutive win in all competitions takes Madrid to within a point of Barca at the top of La Liga.

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Klopp Vows to fix Dire League Form as Bayern Loom

Jurgen Klopp has vowed to fix Borussia Dortmund's dire Bundesliga form following their fourth straight league defeat with leaders Bayern Munich lying in wait.

Dortmund have yet to concede a goal in the Champions League with three straight wins after Wednesday's impressive 4-0 victory at Galatasaray and are top of Group D ahead of Arsenal, but are in free-fall in the Bundesliga.

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Pellegrini Defiant despite Hammer Blow

Manuel Pellegrini has insisted it is too early to write off Manchester City's chances of retaining the Premier League title after their 2-1 defeat at West Ham United.

Saturday's loss at Upton Park was City's second league defeat of the season and meant they missed out on the chance to reduce what was Chelsea's five-point advantage at the top of the table ahead of the leaders' match at Manchester United on Sunday.

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Spurs Seek Repeat while LeBron Revives Cavaliers

As the San Antonio Spurs face the possible end of an era, they attempt to repeat as NBA champions after a turbulent off-season topped by LeBron James returning to Cleveland.

Racism issues forced two team ownership changes, injuries hit stars Kevin Durant and Paul George and the league signed a nine-year television deal worth $24 billion that begins in 2016 in the four months since the Spurs won their fifth crown by beating Miami in the NBA Finals.

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