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Moores returns as England coach

LONDON - Peter Moores was named England coach for the second time on Saturday as the cricket board continued its overhaul following the humiliating 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia at the start of the year.

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Captain Puyol joins lengthy list of Barca absentees 3:36pm BST

BARCELONA - Captain Carles Puyol has joined a long list of Barcelona absentees after feeling pain in his knee during training on Saturday, the champions said ahead of Sunday's La Liga game at home to Athletic Bilbao.

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Lacklustre Bayern edge past Braunschweig as Real await 5:45pm BST

BERLIN - Late goals from veteran Claudio Pizarro and Mario Mandzukic rescued lacklustre Bayern Munich who beat Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 on Saturday to bounce back from two straight league losses ahead of next week's Champions League semi-final at Real Madrid.

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I'd have more recognition if I wasn't African, says Toure 2:09pm BST

MANCHESTER, England - Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) player of the year award, says he would have more global recognition if he was not from Africa.

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Team mate beating me fair and square - Vettel 1:35pm BST

SHANGHAI - Sebastian Vettel conceded he was struggling to keep up with Daniel Ricciardo after his team mate beat the world champion to lead Red Bull to their best Saturday result this season in Chinese Grand Prix qualifying.

Sharks stay top after grinding out 19-8 win 4:07pm BST

DURBAN, South Africa - A late try from flanker Jean Dysel ensured a seventh win in eight matches for the Super Rugby leading Sharks who ground out a 19-8 win over the Cheetahs at King's Park on Saturday.

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Time to rebuild for South Africa cricket

First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.

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