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November 18, 2016

Raonic joins Djokovic in semis of year-end championship

London, Nov 18: Canada's Milos Raonic joined Serbian World No. 2 Novak Djokovic in the final four of the ATP World Tour tennis Finals by defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 here.In a battle of the two youngest players in this elite eight-man event, the 25-year-old Raonic used his massive serve to power past his 23-year-old opponent in an hour and a half on Thursday, reports Efe. The fourth-ranked Canadian, who struck 14 aces and won 86 percent of his first-serve points and 62 percent of his…

Valencia’s Cesare Prandelli hails Spain’s Euro 2012 team

Rome, Nov 18: Valencia's Italian coach Cesare Prandelli said Spain's national football team that won the European Championship in 2012 was better than everyone else in the championship.Prandelli, who signed for Valencia on October 1, led Italy in the European Championship 2012 final, but fell 0-4 against Spain, reports Efe. In an interview with Italian newspaper on Thursday Corriere della Sera, the coach praised the Spanish football team, and stressed its strong identity. On Valencia, Prandelli added that the…

Former Atletico star Daniel Prodan no more

Madrid, Nov 18: Romanian central defender Daniel Prodan, who played for Atletico Madrid in the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons, has died at the age of 44 due to a heart attack, the Spanish football club said."The chairman, CEO and our board extend their condolences to his family. May Daniel Prodan rest in peace," Atletico Madrid in a statement on its website on Thursday, reports Efe. The defender also played for Steaua Bucharest and National Bucharest, and was capped by the Romanian national team on 54 occasions.

Injury rules out Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin for a month

London, Nov 18: English football giants Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger revealed that Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin will be sidelined for at least one month due to an ankle injury.The 21-year-old player was injured during the 1-1 draw against Tottenham Hotspur on November 6, the coach said on Thursday, reports Efe. "Hector is out for four weeks," the French coach said during a press conference in London. "He got injured in the last 10 seconds against Spurs after a very strong tackle by Danny Rose,"…

Palmeiras edge closer to Brazilian title

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 18: Palmeiras have drawn nearer to securing their first Brazilian Serie A title since 1994 by holding Atletico Mineiro to a 1-1 draw in Belo Horizonte here.Manchester City-bound striker Gabriel Jesus struck his 12th goal of the campaign before Argentine international forward Lucas Pratto equalized just before the hour mark at the Independencia Stadium on Thursday, reports Xinhua. The result left Palmeiras four points clear at the top of the 20-team standings with three matches remaining. Meanwhile,…
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