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    I’m a ‘scapegoat’ says sacked Mathews

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:01am on September 25, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s sacked skipper Angelo Mathews accused the country’s cricket board Monday of blaming him solely for the island’s humiliating exit from the Asia Cup....

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    Woods seals first win in five years

    Agence France-Presse . Atlanta | Updated at 12:04am on September 25, 2018

    Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence....

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    Serena keen to ‘move on’ from US Open row

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:02am on September 25, 2018

    Serena Williams says she is trying to ‘move on’ from the meltdown that overshadowed her US Open final loss but remains perplexed at her coach’s admission he illegally signalled to her.

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    Modric crowned world's best, ends Ronaldo-Messi era

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 07:27am on September 25, 2018

    Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards by being crowned FIFA's best player of the year..

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    Ronaldo keeps Juve perfect

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 12:06am on September 25, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo erased the frustration of his Champions League red card by scoring the opener and setting up Federico Bernardeschi for a second as Juventus maintained their perfect record in Serie A after five games with a 2-0 win at promoted Frosinone on Sunday....

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    Messi sets record in Barca draw

    Associated Press . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on September 25, 2018

    Lionel Messi set the record for the most Spanish league appearances by a non-Spanish player on Sunday, but the Argentine’s goal couldn’t prevent 10-man Barcelona from dropping its first points of the season in a 2-2 draw with Girona....

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    Pogba blasts Mourinho’s negative tactics

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:07am on September 25, 2018

    Paul Pogba launched a blistering critique of Manchester United’s defensive-minded tactics in Saturday’s draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers, which is likely to infuriate manager Jose Mourinho....

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    Europe retain Laver Cup

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 12:08am on September 25, 2018

    Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev won clutch singles matches as Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago on Sunday....