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NBA Daily Wrap: Season tips off with two thrillers

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The 2017-18 NBA season tipped off in the early hours of Wednesday with two closely contested matchups between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics in the East, and The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets in the West. Cavs defend the land The Cleveland Cavaliers defeated a motivated Boston Celtics squad 102-99, which initially looked rattled after losing forward Gordon ...

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UCL: Klopp’s Liverpool smash seven past Maribor

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said it was “nice to write a piece of history” as the Reds thrashed Slovenian side Maribor to record the biggest away win by an English team in the history of the European Cup. The Reds dominated throughout to go top of Champions League Group E with a scintillating performance. Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both ...

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Leicester sack manager Shakespeare after four months in charge

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Leicester City have sacked manager Craig Shakespeare just four months after he signed a three-year deal to take the job on a permanent basis. The Foxes are third from bottom in the Premier League and have not won any of their past six league matches. Shakespeare, 53, succeeded title winner Claudio Ranieri in February, initially on a temporary basis. After ...

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Steve Polack unsure of Kotoko future

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Head coach of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Steve Polack, has said the club has yet to re-open contract renewal talks with him as he enters the final days of his 6-month contract. The English man replaced Croatian trainer Zdravko Logarusic in May, and has steered the club to president’s cup glory, a 4th place finish in the league, and the final ...

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Tiger Woods ‘can do as much as he needs to do’

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Tiger Woods has been cleared by his doctor to hit golf shots at full power as the 14-time major winner continues his comeback from back surgery. Woods, 41, is recovering from a fourth back operation in the last three years and has not played since withdrawing from February’s Dubai Desert Classic. On Sunday, the American posted a video on Twitter hitting a driver, with ...

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QUAO’s Monday Moanings: GH Footy kings, Jose smart or scared, Federer show in Shanghai

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Citi Sports editor Nathan Quao rolls out his column on another Monday and this week, he talks about Aduana’s capture of the Ghana Premier League, the talk surrounding Man United’s goalless draw at Anfield and Roger Federer’s superior handling of Rafa Nadal in Shanghai. All hail Aduana, new kings of Ghanaian football When Aduana Stars started assembling very good pieces ...

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REVEALED: The numbers behind Aduana’s title run

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Aduana Stars confirmed their capture of the 2017 Ghana Premier League on Match Day 29 after they beat Elmina Sharks 2-1 in Dormaa. They had to come back from a goal down to win the match and grab the second title in the club’s history. But beneath the success lies some very interesting statistics that helped them achieve the feat ...

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Final Whistle: Aduana Champions, EPL powerhouses choke, NBA tip-off upon us

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Aduana wrap it up Reaching this milestone will force a smile out of legendary Ghanaian coach Herbert Addo even in his grave, the newly promoted Dormaa based team that he led to a league title at the first time of asking had managed to repeat the dose seven years down the line. Aduana Stars set themselves the task of building ...

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Harmonize minerals policies to boost investment – ECOWAS nations urged

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The President of the General Assembly of the ECOWAS Federation of Chambers of Mines (EFEDCOM), Mr. Kwame Addo-Kufuor, has urged West African leaders to harmonize their regional minerals policies to boost investment in the sector. Mr. Addo-Kufuor made this call during the 2nd General Assembly meeting of the Federation at the Palace Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. ...

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Non-payment of monies to referees cost us World Cup place – Osei Palmer

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Vice-Chairman of the Black Stars Management Committee, Wilfred Kweku Osei, “Palmer”, has suggested that Ghana would have qualified for the Russia 2018 World Cup if money was made available to pay unclassified and indemnity payments to referees. A Commission of Inquiry set up in 2014 after the shambolic showing in the World Cup that year, revealed the country spent approximately ...

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