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Humiliated Blatter says only FIFA Congress can bar him

ZURICH Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday he believes that only the Congress of football's governing body, and not its Ethics Committee, can bar him from office.

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Man United pay tribute on anniversary of Best's death

MANCHESTER Manchester United fans paid tribute to George Best on the 10th anniversary of his death by holding up white torchlights in the seventh minute of their Champions League match against PSV Eindhoven on Wednesday.

8:25pm GMT

Griezmann fires Atletico into last 16, Galatasaray out

MADRID Atletico Madrid eased through to the Champions League round of 16 with a game to spare and eliminated Galatasaray when Antoine Griezmann's double secured a 2-0 win at home to the Turkish side in Group C on Wednesday.

9:51pm GMT

Former boxing champ shot to death during robbery in Atlanta

ATLANTA Former cruiserweight boxing champion O'Neil "Supernova" Bell was shot to death during a robbery as he exited a public transit bus in Atlanta early on Wednesday, police said.

10:55pm GMT

Drogba urges his beloved Chelsea to roar back

LONDON Chelsea great Didier Drogba has challenged his former team mates to dig deep and show the mental fortitude that will restore the club's place among the Premier League's elite.

8:22pm GMT

Benfica bounce back to draw 2-2 with Astana

ALMATY Benfica are on the verge of reaching the Champions League knockout stage after a Raul Jimenez double salvaged a 2-2 draw at Astana in their Group C clash on Wednesday.

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