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  • Soccer Wives of Barcelona: Shakira Cheers on Gerard Piqué With Their 2 Sons

    The Colombian singer and her sons took in an FC Barcelona match over the weekend.

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  • Injury-hit Real tasked with breaking down Atletico wall

    Real Madrid have the unenviable task of beating city rivals Atletico Madrid at the eighth attempt this season if they are to progress to a fifth consecutive Champions League semi-final. The European champions have failed to overcome Atletico in seven games since beating Los Rojiblancos in last…

  • Fabregas desperate to end wait for Premier League title

    Chelsea star Cesc Fabregas said Monday he wanted to win the Premier League title as "soon as possible" as he gave an indication of why he'd returned to English football with the Blues rather than Arsenal. The 27-year-old Spanish international midfielder made more than 300 appearances for Arsenal in…

  • Barcelona in its best position in years to win the Champions League

    Bayern Munich's surprising loss and Real Madrid's struggles figure to be Barca's gain going into this week's quarterfinal second legs.

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  • Qatar floats idea of housing 12,000 football fans on ships

    The QTA announced the proposals at a trade conference in the US over the weekend. In a statement on the official Qatar News Agency, the QTA said: "Over the past few years, QTA established a number of strong relationships with international cruise operators as well as with other specialists involved…

  • Croatia doctor blames Ancelotti for Modric injury

    "Carlo Ancelotti is guilty for Modric's troubles," Croatia's chief medical officer Boris Nemec told the Sportske Novosti daily. Modric's latest setback comes after a five-month injury lay-off.

  • Soccer-Russia's World Cup critics should stay at home, says Blatter

    By Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, April 20 (Reuters) - World politicians unhappy that Russia will host the 2018 World Cup should stay at home, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on a visit to host venue Sochi on Monday. "If a few politicians are not particularly happy that we are hosting the World Cup in…

  • AP's European week in photos

    The image of Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez celebrating a goal at Wembley is perfectly juxtaposed against the background of horrified Reading supporters at the FA Cup semifinal. In a gentler image, cyclists in the Amstel Gold race in The Netherlands rush past a tree in spring bloom.

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  • Commons urges Celtic to bounce back from Scottish Cup shocker

    Kris Commons has urged his Celtic teammates to take their Scottish Cup disappointment out on Dundee when the sides clash at Dens Park on Wednesday. With the League Cup already won, Ronny Deila's side had hoped to become the first Celtic team since 2001 to claim a domestic clean sweep of trophies.

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    Premier League Talking Points - Gameweek 33 Round-up

    A look back at the main talking points from last weekend's Premier League action, including Chelsea's tight victory over Man Utd.

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  • Soccer-Saudi spitter Al Shamrani gets ban reduced

    Saudi Arabia's Nasser Al Shamrani has had his ban for spitting at and head-butting Western Sydney Wanderers defender Matthew Spiranovic after the Asian Champions League final reduced on appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The prolific Al-Hilal striker was handed an eight-match ban…

  • Porto boss calls for another Bayern upset

    Porto coach Julen Lopetegui is targeting another top display to knock Bayern Munich out of Europe, having arrived in Bavaria holding a two-goal lead for Tuesday's Champions League's quarter-final, second-leg. After stunning Bayern 3-1 in last Wednesday's first leg, Lopetegui's Porto are on the…

  • Manchester City 2-0 West Ham: Two first-half goals put down poor Hammers

    A painful own goal by James Collins and a second from Sergio Aguero saw Manchester City through, although it was marred by an injury to David Silva late.

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  • Soccer-La Liga results and standings

    April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the La Liga matches on Monday Monday, April 20 Elche 1 Real Sociedad 0 Sunday, April 19 Eibar 0 Celta Vigo 1 Granada CF 1 Sevilla 1 Rayo Vallecano 2 Almeria 0 Villarreal 0 Cordoba 0 Saturday, April 18Athletic Club 4 Getafe 0 Deportivo Coruna…

  • Soccer-Norwegian women unhappy with baggy World Cup kit

    Norway's chances of winning this year's women's World Cup are being hampered by a problem with their new kit They were looking forward to wearing the kit made by Nike, which took over as supplier to the Norwegian FA (NFF) on Jan. 1, as they head to Canada to face Germany, Ivory Coast and Thailand…

  • Gerrard slams nervous Reds after Cup exit

    Steven Gerrard has accused his Liverpool team-mates of letting nerves affect them in their lacklustre FA Cup semi-final defeat against Aston Villa. Brendan Rodgers' side were well below their best at Wembley on Sunday as Villa recovered from Philippe Coutinho's opener to book their place in the…

  • Soccer-Olympiakos celebrate 42nd title with Levadiakos win

    (Adds quotes) By Graham Wood ATHENS, April 19 (Reuters) - Olympiakos Piraeus celebrated wrapping up the Super League title with three matches to spare by thrashing visitors Levadiakos 4-0 on Sunday to claim their 42nd championship. Vitor Pereira's team had already secured their fifth domestic title…