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Messi beats Ronaldo in La Liga awards

Lionel Messi was named La Liga's best striker and best player in the 2014-15 season at the LFP Gala Awards Ceremony on Monday.

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10hDan Rafael

DeGale: 'I am peaking now'

Super middleweight titlist James DeGale made the first defense against Lucian Bute on Saturday. Now his goal is to unify the belts at 168 pounds.

10hRichard Jolly

Silva may start against Hull - Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini is weighing up whether to give David Silva his first start in 10 games against Hull in their Capital One Cup quarterfinal vs Hull.

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Cairns found not guilty after nine-week trial

Chris Cairns has been found not guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice by a majority verdict at the end of a nine-week trial at Southwark Crown Court in London.

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21hNate Saunders

Stewart: Rosberg can win the title in 2016

Three-time world champion Sir Jackie Stewart says Nico Rosberg can win the 2016 title if he can 'step up that little bit extra' compared to Lewis Hamilton.

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IAAF suspends 3 Kenyan track, field officials

Three senior Kenyan track and field federation officials were suspended by the IAAF on Monday over accusations that they subverted the anti-doping system.

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18hStephan Uersfeld

Bayern CEO: Premier League TV deal threat

Broadcasters Sky and BT Sport have bought the Premier League TV rights from the 2016-17 season on for a record 5.136 billion.

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12hRichard Jolly

Fellaini scores for Manchester United U21s

Marouane Fellaini pressed his case for a recall to the Manchester United starting 11 by scoring for their reserves as they beat their Liverpool 3-2.

18hTom Hamilton

Giraffes and statues: The rise of Goromaru

It has been a remarkable few weeks for Ayumu Goromaru featuring widespread adulation, audiences with the Prime Minister and bronze statues unveiled of him.

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Vardy to play through pain vs. Swansea

Leicester hero Jamie Vardy is happy to play through the pain barrier when he goes in search of another record-breaking goal at Swansea next Saturday.

23hNate Saunders

Dennis clarifies Alonso sabbatical comments

Ron Dennis says he 'made it explicity clear' Fernando Alonso will drive for McLaren next year when he mentioned the possibility of the Spaniard taking a sabbatical in 2016.

2dMark Hodgkinson

Davis Cup win gives British tennis 'biggest promotion'

Paul Hutchins, who captained Great Britain's Davis Cup team to their last final in 1978, has told ESPN that everyone in British tennis should appreciate "how much Andy Murray has done for us".

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2dBrian Campbell

DeGale edges Bute to defend title

In his first title defense, James DeGale fought off a resurgent Lucian Bute to claim a unanimous decision in front of an electrifying crowd Saturday at Centre Videotron in Quebec City.