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Shaikh Nasser Takes Part in the GCC Olympic Committees' Presidents' Meeting
Manama, March 29. (BNA) -- President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport and President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa will head the kingdom's delegation to the 25th meeting of the GCC Olympic Committees' Presidents set to be hosted by Abu Dhabi tomorrow. The meeting will discuss a number of issues, including the decisions taken during the 31st GCC Summit concerning raising GCC slogan and flag along national flags, the 1st GCC Games due to be held in Bahrain, the GCC Beach Games hosted by Bahrain, the GCC Women Games organised by the UAE and the GCC sport achievements attained between 2002 and 2010.
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William Gallas signs two-year contract extension with Tottenham
London, Mar. 29 (BNA) -- William Gallas has signed a two-year contract extension with Tottenham, which sees his existing deal run until 2013. The 33-year-old had originally signed for Tottenham on a one-year deal but after forging a partnership with Michael Dawson, the Frenchman could now see out his career in English football.
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Seattle Sounders' Blaise Nkufo announces retirement from football
Washington, DC, Mar. 29 (BNA) -- Seattle Sounders striker Blaise Nkufo has officially announced his retirement from football after 17 years as a professional. Nkufo and the club had reportedly parted ways prior to the season commencing. The forward thanked the side for making him feel welcome in Seattle.
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Xavi: Cesc Fabregas wants to leave Arsenal for Barcelona
Madrid, Mar. 29 (BNA) -- Barcelona midfielder Xavi has revealed that compatriot Cesc Fabregas wants to leave Arsenal and come to Camp Nou in the summer. The Spanish champions tried to sign the 23-year-old Spain international last year but Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger refused to budge in his insistence that Fabregas remains at the Emirates.
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Mexico Under-20s Start Off With Win
Mexico City, March 29 (BNA) -- Mexico began their quest for a spot in the Under-20 World Cup off on the right foot with an effortless 3-0 win over Cuba.
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Cesare Prandelli disappointed Ukraine's Shevchenko will not play against Italy
Milan, March 29 (BNA) -- Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has revealed he is disappointed Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko will not be playing in the international friendly between the two sides later this evening.
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Manchester United will face the MLS in July
London, March 28 (BNA) -- Manchester United will face the MLS All-Stars in July as part of the club's 2011 pre-season tour to the USA. Full details of all US tour games, including opposition and ticket details, will be announced on Tuesday by Sir Alex Ferguson at a special media event in the United States and also on ManUtd.com. The All-Star game, sponsored by AT&T, will take place at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey on Wednesday 27 July (kick-off: 20:30 local time). It's the second successive year United have featured in the annual All-Star game. Last July, Javier Hernandez scored in his first run-out for the Reds as United became the first international team to beat the All-Stars over 90 minutes, with a resounding 5-2 success in Houston, Texas. Youngsters Federico Macheda (2), Darron Gibson and Tom Cleverley were also on the scoresheet.
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Brazil star Neymar claims racist abuse at Scotland game
Brasilia, March 28 (BNA) -- Brazil striker Neymar is at the centre of a racism row after saying a banana was thrown at him during the 2-0 friendly win over Scotland. "This atmosphere of racism is totally sad," Neymar told a Brazilian TV station. "We leave our country to play here and something like this happens." A Brazilian press officer confirmed a banana had been thrown on the pitch.
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Fabio Capello's new formation allows Jack Wilshere the freedom to roam
London, March 27 (BNA) -- An arena synonymous with thunderous Six Nations combat was the stage for a mismatch as Wales achieved something few international teams have managed in recent months: they made England look like masters of their fate.
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Lakers show off postseason form to Hornets in 102-84 victory
Los Angeles, March 28 (BNA) -- The Lakers complete a four-game regular-season sweep of New Orleans, a potential first-round opponent in the playoffs. L.A. is 15-1 since the All-Star break. One thing's for sure as the Lakers improved to 15-1 since the All-Star break.
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