Cristiano Ronaldo Rested, Zinedine Zidane Seeks Quick Fix to Tax Scandals
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Cristiano Ronaldo Rested, Zinedine Zidane Seeks Quick Fix to Tax Scandals

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has had a week to forget off the pitch as stories concerning his tax affairs have dominated the headlines

ISL 2016: Atletico de Kolkata Host Mumbai City in First Leg of Semifinals
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ISL 2016: Atletico de Kolkata Host Mumbai City in First Leg of Semifinals

Atletico de Kolkata have been the most consistent franchise since the league kick-started in 2014, making the semifinals in all the three editions, while this would be Mumbai City's maiden last-four appearance

83 Child Sex Abuse Suspects, Nearly 100 Football Clubs: Police
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83 Child Sex Abuse Suspects, Nearly 100 Football Clubs: Police

The NPCC added that 98 percent of the victims, believed to total 350, are male with their ages at the time of the alleged abuse ranging from seven to 20.

Cristiano Ronaldo Publishes Details of 225 Million Euro Income
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Cristiano Ronaldo Publishes Details of 225 Million Euro Income

An international consortium of media organisations claimed that a huge data leak involving 18 million documents showed Cristiano Ronaldo hid 150 million euros ($160 million) from image rights in the British Virgin Islands

Henrikh Mkhitaryan Breaks Duck as Manchester United go Through to Europa League Last 32
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Henrikh Mkhitaryan Breaks Duck as Manchester United go Through to Europa League Last 32

United required only a point to secure progress from Group A but Henrikh Mkhitaryan's 48th-minute strike and a late Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal separated the sides and took the Premier League club through in second place behind Fenerbahce, who won 1-0 at Feyenoord thanks to a Moussa Sow effort

Churchill Brothers Back in I-League as AIFF Looks For Teams
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Churchill Brothers Back in I-League as AIFF Looks For Teams

The decision was taken at an emergency committee meeting wherein all the members unanimously agreed that Churchill Brothers should be brought back into the I-League fold

48-Team World Cup Proposal Gets Thumbs up at FIFA Meeting
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48-Team World Cup Proposal Gets Thumbs up at FIFA Meeting

FIFA is considering expansion of the World Cup from 2026 onwards

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund Hold Real Madrid as Porto, Sevilla Make Last 16
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Champions League: Borussia Dortmund Hold Real Madrid as Porto, Sevilla Make Last 16

Borussia Dortmund made sure of top spot in Group F after fighting back from 2-0 down against defending champions Real Madrid, leaving the Spanish giants with theoretically a tougher draw to make the quarter-finals.

FIFA Club World Cup Set to Begin Under The Shadow of Chapecoense Plane Tragedy
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FIFA Club World Cup Set to Begin Under The Shadow of Chapecoense Plane Tragedy

FIFA's global club showpiece, which will also feature Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid, begins this week under the shadow of the air crash that sent the football world into mourning

Real Madrid Demand Respect For 'Exemplary' Cristiano Ronaldo
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Real Madrid Demand Respect For 'Exemplary' Cristiano Ronaldo

"Real Madrid demand the maximum respect for a player like Cristiano Ronaldo, whose behaviour has been exemplary during his entire time at our club," Madrid said in a statement

Champions League: Arsenal Seal Top Spot, Bayern Munich Beat Atletico Madrid
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Champions League: Arsenal Seal Top Spot, Bayern Munich Beat Atletico Madrid

Lucas Perez grabbed his first hat-trick in an Arsenal shirt as Arsene Wenger's side thumped Basel 4-1 in Switzerland to pip French champions PSG to top spot in their group

'Lucky' Zinedine Zidane Determined to Win Group
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'Lucky' Zinedine Zidane Determined to Win Group

Real Madrid need to beat Borussia Dortmund at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to secure top spot and the second leg of their last 16 clash at home.

Brazil Firm Reveals World Cup Stadium Cartel: Officials
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Brazil Firm Reveals World Cup Stadium Cartel: Officials

Among the building or renovation projects involved were some on Rio de Janeiro's fabled Maracana Stadium and the Arena Pernambuco in Recife

FIFA Parts With Head of Security, Match-Fixing Cases
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FIFA Parts With Head of Security, Match-Fixing Cases

FIFA says Ralf Mutschke is no longer its director of security and has not immediately been replaced.

Colombia Plane Crash: Sudamericana Title Given to Chapecoense
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Colombia Plane Crash: Sudamericana Title Given to Chapecoense

"CONMEBOL awards the title for the 2016 Copa Sudamericana championship to Chapecoense," the confederation said in a statement.

Sergio Aguero's Four-Match Ban Confirmed
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Sergio Aguero's Four-Match Ban Confirmed

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero was shown a red card for a dangerous two-footed foul on Chelsea defender David Luiz, which led to a bust-up between players

Sepp Blatter Loses Appeal at CAS Against Six-Year Ban by FIFA
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Sepp Blatter Loses Appeal at CAS Against Six-Year Ban by FIFA

Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA president, who was banned for approving a $2 million payment to Michel Platini in 2011, says he will accept the decision.

Everton Deny Manchester United Win as Jose Mourinho's Problems Mount
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Everton Deny Manchester United Win as Jose Mourinho's Problems Mount

Manchester United are now 13 points behind leaders Chelsea as their poor run extended to one win in their last eight league games

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