Christianio Ronaldo was named the worlds best male player at the 2017 Best Fifa Awards in London.He beat Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Paris St Germain's Naymer.Photo FIFA



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Football pioneer John Cruyff remembered

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Dutch legend Johan Cruyff rememberedThousands of fans mourning the death of Johan Cruyff have paid their respects to the former player and coach at a temporary memorial in Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium.

Fans outseat stadium in Nigeria

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Fans jam pack 25,000 seat staidum Mohamed Salah scored a late equaliser for Egypt away to Nigeria in their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier as an estimated 40,000 people watched in a 25,000-capacity stadium on Friday.

Olympic boxing unreal, Lewis

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Olympic boxing preposterous, LewisFormer World and Olympic champion Lennox Lewis has branded a proposal to allow professional boxers to compete at the Olympics "preposterous".

New FIFA boss Infanito sides reform

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FIFA boss, Infantion is reform mindedGianni Infantino opened FIFA's new museum in his first official act as president of soccer's governing body on Sunday and said that implementing the wide-ranging reforms passed on Friday would be his immediate priority.

Denver win Super Ball 50

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Denver wins Super Ball 50The Denver Broncos are winners of Super Bowl 50, defeating the Carolina Panthers, 24-10, in the National Football League’s championship game Sunday night in Santa Clara, California.

Bolt relishes dream for Man Utd appearance

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Usian Bolt Olympic sprinter and Manchester United fan Usain Bolt has revealed he would be reluctant to represent the Red Devils under Louis van Gaal.

Ryder Cup 'top priority' for Speith

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World No 1 golfer Jordon Spieth Ryder Cup success with a "young, fiery" US team is a top priority in 2016 for world number one Jordan Spieth.

Neymar shines for Barca

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Brazilian International Neymer Neymar scored as Barcelona won their Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg against Athletic Bilbao in San Mames Stadium.

Murray dominant in Aussie Open

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Murray dominant in Melbourne OpenBritish number one Andy Murray saw off German teenager Alexander Zverev with ease to reach the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Messi World's best player for fifth time

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Its Messi Again Lionel Messi has reclaimed the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the world football player of the year, after watching his great rival Cristiano Ronaldo walk off with the prize for the previous two years.

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