Shaqiri makes his mark but unable to enjoy his moment

ST ETIENNE, France (Reuters) – Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri finally made his mark at Euro 2016 with an astonishing goal but was unable to savour the moment as they were knocked out by Poland on penalties on Saturday.
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England vs Slovakia: Roy Hodgson counts cost of resting Wayne Rooney

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Usami back in the Bundesliga as Gamba star seals Augsburg switch

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Augsburg: Japan international Takashi Usami is set to return to the German Bundesliga after joining FC Augsburg from 2008 AFC Champions League winners Gamba Osaka on a four-year deal, the Bavaria-based club announced on Monday.

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Germany have no scoring problem, will top group – Loew

EVIAN (Reuters) – Title contenders Germany do not have fundamental scoring problems despite a goalless draw against Poland and will top their Euro 2016 Group C with a win over Northern Ireland next week, coach Joachim Loew said on Saturday.
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Second AFC Medical Committee meeting concludes in Doha

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Doha: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s commitment to strengthen the sports science and medicine landscape in the continent was further strengthened as the AFC Medical Committee concluded its second meeting yesterday in Doha, Qatar.

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Swedes close ranks ahead of crunch match with Ireland

PARIS (Reuters) – Sweden elected to train behind closed doors on Saturday as they prepared for their Euro 2016 opener against Ireland following several flare-ups between players and coaches in training on Friday.
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ACL 2016 quarter-finalists to learn opponents on Thursday

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Kuala Lumpur: Eight AFC Champions League 2016 quarter-finalists will learn their opponents during the competition’s Knockout Stage official draw which will begin at 4pm (local time), on Thursday in Malaysia.

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Pep Guardiola will 'transform' Manchester City to 'a whole new level', says chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak

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Arsenal trigger Vardy's Leicester buy-out clause – reports

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal have triggered a buy-out clause in striker Jamie Vardy's contract with English champions Leicester City after making a bid of about 20 million pounds, several British media reports said on Friday.
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AFC U-14 Girls’ Regional C’ship – ASEAN: MD3

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Vientiane: The semi-finals of the AFC U-14 Girls’ Regional Championship for the ASEAN zone have been been decided with Thailand set to take on reigning champions Vietnam while Myanmar will lock horns with the Philippines following the conclusion of the Group Stage on Thursday.

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