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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Swimming: Phelps savours triumphant return

    Olympic superstar Michael Phelps cruised out of retirement on Thursday, clocking the top qualifying time in the 100m butterfly at the Mesa Grand Prix, his first race in 20 months.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Football: Sevilla down Valencia to edge towards Europa final

    Sevilla took a huge step towards reaching the Europa League final as they beat La Liga rivals Valencia 2-0 at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Thursday.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Tennis: Nadal safely into Barcelona Open quarters

    World number one Rafael Nadal maintained his quest for a ninth Barcelona Open title with a comfortable 6-3, 6-3 over Ivan Dodig on Thursday, racking up his 42nd win in 43 matches at the tournament.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Football: Lima strike gives Benfica edge over Juventus

    Brazilian striker Lima struck a wonder goal with six minutes remaining as Benfica edged Juventus 2-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Football: Scolari reveals some of World Cup squad

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Thursday revealed eight of his squad for the World Cup, including four skippers, while adding he has no concerns with the form of striker Neymar.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Tennis: Sharapova into last eight in Stuttgart WTA

    Defending champion Maria Sharapova reached the last eight of the Stuttgart WTA tournament on Thursday with a convincing 6-4, 6-3 win over fellow-Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Football: 'Chosen One' banner removed after Moyes sacking

    The last visible evidence of David Moyes' miserable reign at Manchester United was removed on Thursday as the infamous 'The Chosen One' banner was taken down from the Stretford End at Old Trafford.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Tennis: Almagro avenges Houston loss in Barcelona

    World number 20 Nicolas Almagro overcame fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3, 6-3 to move into the quarter-finals of the Barcelona Open on Thursday, avenging his defeat in the Houston final.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Football: Qatar to downsize stadium plans

    Qatar may build fewer grounds than the scheduled 12 for the 2022 World Cup to reflect the "size of the country", organisers said on Thursday after consulting with world governing body FIFA.

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    25 Apr 2014 Fri

    Tennis: Djokovic to become a father

    World number two tennis star Novak Djokovic announced on Thursday that he and girlfriend Jelena Ristic are expecting their first child.