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Sergio Aguero EUROPE - Manchester City will be top at Christmas for the first time in 82 years after they cruised to a 3-0 victory over Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.


Two goals from Sergio Aguero and one from Adam Johnson were enough to give Roberto Mancini another comfortable victory, although City fans would be unwise to celebrate too soon - just eight sides that were top at Christmas have gone on to win the Premier League title.

Udinese's Antonio Di Natale celebrates his equaliser against Celtic EUROPE - Udinese's Antonio Di Natale capitalised on a defensive blunder to secure a 1-1 draw and deny Celtic the away victory they needed to book a place in the knockout stages of the Europa League. Tottenham also failed to go through, despite beating Shamrock Rovers 4-0 in Ireland.

The visitors took the lead in the 29th minute when Gary Hooper took advantage of a mix-up in the Udinese defence to tap in from a yard out and Celtic looked well placed to progress from Group I as runners-up.

Carlos Tevez car EUROPE - Manchester City's wantaway striker Carlos Tevez says that he is fed up of travelling and that he will not be returning to England because he wants to play for Boca Juniors in January.


Tevez, 29, is AWOL from training after he was suspended and fined having refused to warm-up against Bayern Munich in September and is currently in his native Argentina where he has been spotted playing golf.

Chennai, India -- West Indies power-hitter Kieron Pollard says the superb breakthrough century he made on Sunday was a huge stepping stone in his international career. The powerful six-footer made 119 off 110 balls with 10 massive sixes, his first ton for the Windies in his 51st One-Day International.

PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday December 10th, the Tae Kwon Do school “King Yen” held its 4th Quarterly Taekwondo examination.

The exams also catered to those students who missed the exam in November.

Chennai, India -- Kieron Pollard blasted 10 sixes but his power-packed maiden century was not enough for the West Indies to avert a 34-run defeat against India in the fifth and final One-Day International on Sunday.

Indore, IndiaVirender Sehwag blasted the highest individual score in the history of One-Day Internationals to secure India a big 153-run series-clinching victory over West Indies in the fourth ODI on Thursday night.

The crowd at the Holkar Cricket Stadium witnessed two milestones as Sehwag’s breath-taking 219 off 149 balls. He smashed seven sixes and 25 fours to power the home side to 418-5, their highest ever ODI total.

PHILIPSBURG - The futsal final day will live up to expectation. After a grueling round in the group stages, and after 6 matches in the Super League, Strikers F.C. will compete against Paradise Inn for the 2011 Futsal Championship on the final day of the competition.

Ahmedabad, India Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul took a superb four-wicket haul as West Indies ended India's 11-game winning streak at home with a 16-run victory in the third One-Day International on Monday to keep the series alive.

The rampaging Rampaul took 4-57 to help bowl out India for 244 in 46.5 overs in reply to West Indies’ total of 260-5 at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium. It was the hosts' first ODI loss at home since going down to South Africa in the group stage of the World Cup in March.


Visakhapatnam, India Ravi Rampaul played the innings of a lifetime in the second ODI against India on Friday night and following his heroics, the 27-year-old is looking for more consistent performances.

Rampaul entered the record books with a superb unbeaten 86 off just 66 balls in an action-packed hour of power-hitting at the Dr Y.S. Rajashekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Stadium.

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