The upcoming Lunar New Year has struck a sad note in the coaching career of several sports managers in the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong, as they have gone from coaches by day to kumquat sellers by night in order to afford a decent holiday celebration.
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NANTES, France: Spain downed rivals Slovenia 36-26 to ensure top spot in Group B at the world handball championships on Thursday (Jan 19) as Iceland grabbed the last spot in the last 16.
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MADRID: Barcelona ended a decade-long drought without winning away to Real Sociedad on Thursday (Jan 19) as Neymar's first-half penalty handed the Spanish champions a 1-0 Copa del Rey quarter-final, first leg lead.
MELBOURNE: Top seed Andy Murray sped into the Australian Open third round on Wednesday (Jan 18) but bad boy Nick Kyrgios was booed and accused of not trying as he crashed to a stormy defeat.
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MADRID: After surrendering a record 40-game unbeaten run, Real Madrid suffered a second defeat in four days on Wednesday (Jan 18) as Celta Vigo took a 2-1 first leg lead from their Copa del Rey quarter-final at the Santiago Bernabeu.
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