Cricket-India's Shaw out for Australia tests, Agarwal and Pandya get call
Dec 17 (Reuters) - Indian batsman Prithvi Shaw has been ruled out of the remaining two test matches against Australia due to an ankle injury, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Monday.
Soccer-Liverpool loss highlights problems for Man Utd brand
MANCHESTER, England, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Manchester United's owners pride themselves on their club being the biggest brand in world football, a global product with millions of followers worldwide. But for how long will that boast last?
CORRECTED-Mexico's World Cup party goes on as fan opens bar in Russia
YEKATERINBURG, Russia, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Mexican Carlos Rocka came to Russia months ago to cheer on his team at the soccer World Cup - and he liked it so much he's now opened a bar there.
Soccer-Five talking points from the weekend in La Liga
MADRID, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Champions Barcelona moved three points clear at the top of La Liga from Sevilla and Atletico Madrid after thrashing Levante 5-0 on Sunday, while Real Madrid scraped to a 1-0 win over Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.
UPDATE 1-Soccer-Bayern Munich to face Liverpool, PSG meet Man Utd
NYON, Switzerland, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times European champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League round of sixteen following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday.
INSIGHT-Small assault-style rifle firms thriving under activists' radar
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Soccer-Five talking points from the Premier League weekend
LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Liverpool regained top spot in the Premier League with a 3-1 victory over rivals Manchester United on Sunday while Arsenal's unbeaten run came to an end against Southampton. There were also wins for Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea.
Soccer-Five talking points from the Bundesliga weekend
BERLIN, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 win over Werder Bremen kept them nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, ahead of Borussia Moenchengladbach and Bayern Munich.
UPDATE 3-Canada gets consular access to second man detained in China
OTTAWA/BEIJING, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Canadian diplomats gained consular access on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China over the past week, Canada's foreign ministry said in a statement that gave few details, as China said it was ensuring their rights were protected.
NFL-Playoff races tighten into Week 15
Dec 16 (Reuters) - The National Football League (NFL) playoff picture became clearer Sunday as teams made another push for the post-season in Week 15 action.
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