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Changwon (South Korea), April 24 : Jin Jong-oh, a four-time Olympic gold medallist, is regarded as one of the most decorated athletes in South Korea, but there's one thing that this great sports shooter hasn't achieved -- winning an individual gold medal at the Asian Games.
Incheon (South Korea), April 24 : South Korean men's under-23 football team coach Kim Hak-bum said on Tuesday that Tottenham Hotspur attacker Son Heung-min is willing to compete at the Asian Games this summer.
Moscow, April 24 : Iran's football squad will become the first participant of the upcoming World Cup to arrive in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said.
Munich, April 24 : Real Madrid's Toni Kroos on Tuesday said that the team's extensive experience is what allows the Blancos -- even if they are losing -- to change the tempo of a game and pull off a win in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Madrid, April 24 : Former champions FC Bayern Munich and record title holders Real Madrid will clash in the first leg of what is probably the most interesting semi-final of this season's UEFA Champions League here on Wednesday night.
Majadahonda (Spain), April 24 : Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa was on Tuesday the most noticeable absentee from the Spanish football team's final training session before travelling to London for an upcoming Europa League clash against Arsenal.
Rome, April 24 : Italian top-division football club Udinese on Tuesday fired head coach Massimo Oddo and named ex-Juventus defender Igor Tudor of Croatia as his replacement.
Barcelona, Spain, April 24 : Japan's Kei Nishikori on Tuesday confirmed that his goal is to return to the top 10 of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) rankings, following his recovery from a wrist injury that kept him off the court for around six months.
Lausanne, April 24 : International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra has apologised for his criticism of the UK police for summoning former India captain Sardar Singh during the Hero Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final London in June 2017, it was announced on Tuesday.
Berlin, April 24 : German left-back Jonas Hector inked a new contract extension despite Cologne's almost certain relegation, the Bundesliga football club confirmed.
Karachi [Pakistan], Apr. 24 : In what may come as a major respite to Pakistan, pacer Mohammad Amir has been granted visa by the UK authorities to travel to the country to be with the national team for the upcoming series against England.
Barcelona [Spain], April 24 : Indian tennis ace Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin are aiming to kick-start their campaign at the Barcelona Open on a promising note at the opening match of their men's doubles event here on Tuesday.
London [U.K], April 24 : German tennis maestro Alexander Zverev surged up by a place to stand at the third spot in the latest ATP men's singles rankings released last evening.
Madrid, April 24 : Real Madrid's entire squad has flown out to Munich for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final clash against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Madrid, April 24 : Atletico Madrid defender Juan Francisco "Juanfran" Torres has suffered a left thigh injury, the Spanish football club said in a statement, casting doubt on whether he will take the field against Arsenal in the UEFA Europa League semi-finals.
Porto (Portugal), April 24 : FC Porto demolished Vitoria Setubal 5-1 here to reclaim first place in the top division of the Portugal football league with three matches left in the season.
London, April 24 : Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is to miss the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semi-final against Atletico Madrid because of an ankle ligament injury.
Rome, April 24 : Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has a torn knee muscle and has begun therapy, the Italian club have confirmed.
Genoa (Italy), April 24 : Genoa defeated Hellas Verona 3-1 here to further dim the visiting club's hopes of avoiding relegation from the Serie A.
Bilbao (Spain), April 24 : Levante came from behind to defeat Athletic Bilbao Club 3-1 and improve their chances of avoiding relegation from the La Liga.
London, April 23 : Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny will miss the first leg of the UEFA Europa League semifinal against Atletico Madrid because of an ankle ligament injury, the club announced on Monday.
Seville (Spain), April 23 : Real Betis goalkeeper Dani Gimenez is to be sidelined for around three weeks after suffering a right leg injury over the weekend, the Spanish club said on Monday.
London, April 23 : England's Football Association on Monday apologised for mocking Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane in a post on its official Twitter account over the weekend.
Madrid, April 23 : Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal on Monday said his most difficult job against Bayern Munich would be stopping the Bundesliga football club's top scorer Robert Lewandowski and wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery, ahead of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals.
Madrid, April 23 : Real Madrid central midfielder Dani Ceballos on Monday highlighted his team's winning mindset on the road to a possible third consecutive UEFA Champions League title.
London, April 23 : Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, who sustained a serious ankle injury in a league game against West Ham United (4-1), will not play in the first-leg match of the UEFA Europa League semi-finals against Atletico Madrid on Thursday, team manager Arsene Wenger has said.
Mexico City, April 23 : Goals by Chileans Marcelo Diaz and Nicolas Castillo helped the UNAM Pumas beat Santos Laguna 2-1 over the weekend and stay within striking distance of making the Mexican league Clausura tournament playoffs.
Seoul, April 23 : South Korea will unveil their FIFA World Cup squad on May 14, the national football governing body said on Monday.
Madrid, April 23 : Germany's Alexander Zverev jumped to the third spot with 5,195 points while Spain's Rafael Nadal maintained his number one spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released Monday.
Santiago, April 23 : Marta Vieira da Silva helped Brazil clinch their seventh Copa America Femenina, topping the second round with nine points
Madrid, April 23 : Romania's Simona Halep continued to lead the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings released on Monday with 8,140 points, followed by Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki.
Manchester, April 23 : Manchester City, who have already wrapped up the English Premier League (EPL) title, celebrated early by thrashing Swansea City 5-0.
Austin (Texas), April 23 : Spain's Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC 213V) won his sixth consecutive Motorcycle Grand Prix of the Americas here.
Madrid, April 23 : Atletico Madrid were held 0-0 by Real Betis at a La Liga match at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium before 54,600 fans.
Rome, April 23 : Following are the Italian Serie A standings after Sunday's late match between Juventus and Napoli, reports Xinhua news agency. The standings are tabulated under matches played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points:
Rio de Janeiro, April 23 : Brazil great Rivaldo has said that his compatriot Neymar will not be voted the world's best footballer if he remains at Paris Saint-Germain.
Turin, April 23 : Napoli defeated Juventus 1-0 riding a 90th-minute header by Senegalese central defender Kalidou Koulibaly at the Allianz Stadium here, cutting the deficit to one point against the Serie A leaders and six-time defending champions.
Rotterdam, April 23 : Feyenoord Rotterdam have captured the Dutch Cup after beating AZ Alkmaar 3-0 here in the 100th final of the football tournament.
Berlin, April 23 : Bottom-placed team Cologne is on the brink of relegation after playing a 2-2 draw with Schalke in the Bundesliga football championship.
Rome, April 22 : Lazio thrashed Sampdoria 4-0 on Sunday, with Italian centre-forward Ciro Immobile scoring a brace in the Serie A, putting pressure on third-placed Roma.
London, April 22 : Arsenal stunned West Ham United 4-1 on Sunday in the English Premier League (EPL), ahead of their duel later this week with Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals.
Gerona (Spain), April 22 : Espanyol forward Gerard Moreno scored a brace on Sunday to lead his side to a 2-0 away win over Girona in the La Liga football championship, dealing a setback to Girona's hopes of qualifying for next season's Europa League.
Madrid, April 22 : Kenyan runners on Sunday swept the 41st Rock and Roll Madrid Marathon, with Eliud Barngetuny and Valentine Kipketer winning the men's and women's events, respectively.
London, April 22 : Kenyan runner Vivian Cheruiyot on Sunday surprised the favourites and won her first London Marathon women's race, while fellow Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge claimed his third win in London in the men's elite race.
Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr. 22 : World Number one Rafael Nadal defeated Japan's Kei Nishikori by 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final won his 31st Masters title after beating Sunday.
Berlin, April 22 : Jadon Sancho's performance helped Borussia Dortmund to inflict the second loss in a row on Bayer Leverkusen following a 4-0 result, whereas Hoffenheim crushed ten-man Leipzig 5-2 in the 31st round of the Bundesliga football championship.
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 : Former Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar ended his football career in style as Flamengo defeated America Mineiro 2-0 in the Brazilian Serie A at the Maracana stadium.
Madrid, April 22 : FC Barcelona saw stellar performances from superstar striker Lionel Messi and star midfielder Andres Iniesta in a 5-0 rout of Sevilla in the final of the Copa del Rey, Spain's annual football cup competition.
Vigo (Spain), April 22 : Valencia tied 1-1 with Celta Vigo in a Spanish top division football tie here, their third straight match without a win.
London, April 22 : Record numbers are expected to start the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday after more than 41,000 has registered for the race, organisers said.
London, April 22 : Ander Herrera scored the winner as Manchester United advanced into a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final at the expense of Tottenham at Wembley Stadium here.
Monte Carlo [Monaco], Apr. 21 : World Number one Rafael Nadal reached the Monte-Carlo Masters final on Saturday after thrashing Bulgarian fourth-seed, Grigor Dimitrov by 6-4, 6-1.
Bengaluru, April 21 : A.B. de Villiers blasted 90 not out as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) defeated Delhi Daredevils (DD) by six wickets here on Saturday to end their two-match losing streak in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 : World No. 1 Rafael Nadal of Spain beat Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 on Saturday, advancing to fight for his 11th title at the Monte-Carlo Masters.
Ferrara (Italy), April 21 : As Roma routed Spal 3-0 on Saturday to move to the provisional third psoition in the Serie A football championship.
Eibar (Spain), April 21 : Getafe on Saturday defeated Eibar 1-0, moving one step closer to finishing the Spanish football league in Europa League-qualifying position.
Madrid, April 21 : Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone on Saturday said injured forward Diego Costa may not appear in the upcoming first leg of the Europa League semi-finals against Arsenal on Thursday at Emirates Stadium in London.
Monaco [Europe], April 21 : World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to cement his spot in the finals of the Monte Carlo Masters when he crosses sword with fourth-seed Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their last-four clash here on Saturday.
Barcelona, April 21 : La Liga football club Espanyol has sacked coach Quique Sanchez Flores and sporting director Jordi Lardin.
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 : Spanish star Rafael Nadal said after his 6-0, 6-2 victory over Dominic Thiem in the Monte-Carlo Masters quarter-finals that he had been sharp in every aspect of the game.
Monchengladbach (Germany), April 21 : Borussia Monchengladbach remained in the hunt for European slots with a 3-0 win against Wolfsburg, who sit uncomfortably close to the Bundesliga drop zone.
Lima, April 21 : The return of the Peruvian national team to the World Cup after a 36-year absence has spurred a boom in sales of player trading cards and stickers across this South American nation.
Leganes (Spain), April 21 : Leganes will have to wait at least another week to assure themselves of staying in the top tier of Spanish football after managing only a 0-0 draw against 18th-place Deportivo La Coruna here.
Mexico City, April 21 : The UEFA Europa League trophy has been recovered, two days after it was stolen, after a private exhibition in Mexico's Guanajuato state, officials said.
Washington D.C [U.S.A], April 20 : Arsene Wenger is all set to step down as a manager of Arsenal at the end of this season, thus ending his illustrious 22-year tenure in north London.
Istanbul, April 20 : A Turkish Cup semi-final between two of the country's biggest clubs was abandoned amid unprecedented chaos, after the Besiktas coach was struck by an object thrown from the stands, an incident that shows violence is still common in Turkish football stadiums despite police efforts.
London, April 20 : South London's Croydon Council on Friday gave Crystal Palace Football Club its approval to go ahead with the redevelopment of its home ground, Selhurst Park, and convert it into a state-of-the-art football-coliseum with a capacity of over 34,000 spectators.
Monaco [France], April 20 : World number one Rafael Nadal will aim to cement his spot in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters when he squares off with Austria's Dominic Thiem in the last-eight clash here on Friday.
Moscow, April 20 : Lokomotiv Moscow FC footballer Igor Denisov was fined one million rubles (USD 16,300) for insulting a doping control officer during an out-of-competition testing earlier this week, a senior Russian anti-doping official said on Friday.
Nairobi, April 20 : Kenyan World record holder Dennis Kimetto says his injury problems are finally behind him and he is ready for his comeback in the Vienna Marathon on Sunday.

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