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The New Zealand Herald
World Sports at 1330 GMT
ADELAIDE, Australia Australia's batsmen wasted good starts and England missed chances to make them pay more heavily by dropping three catches on a seesawing opening day of the second Ashes test.
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FOOTBALL 9-5 - Rolling news service for December 5
Football 9-5 service, where we bring you the latest news, views and pictures as it happens throughout the day.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Bayern Munich scare as star man Arjen Robben is forced off after...
Bayern Munich's flying Dutchman Arjen Robben was forced off the pitch with a knee injury just 24 minutes into his side's German Cup tie against FC Augsburg on Wednesday.
The Miami Herald
Bayern, Leverkusen advance in German Cup
Arjen Robben scored the opening goal before being taken out on a stretcher with an apparent knee injury Wednesday as title holder Bayern Munich advanced to the German Cup quarterfinals with a 2-0 victory in Augsburg.
Bayern, Leverkusen advance in German Cup
Also, Bayer Leverkusen edged Freiburg 2-1, Eintracht Frankfurt defeated second-division Sandhausen 4-2 after a hat trick from Joselu and Wolfsburg needed a late goal from Ivica Olic to prevail 2-1 over another second-tier club, Ingolstadt.
Bale, Arsenal top soccer rankings
Gareth Bale took first place in the Associated Press global soccer poll Tuesday after scoring his first hat trick for Real Madrid.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Top 10 Must-Watch Players at the FIFA 2014 World Cup
Welcome to B/R's guide to the top 10 players to watch in the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola goes to the circus with his daughter - pictures
He's long been making clowns of opposition defenders all over Spain, Germany and in the Champions League, and it would seem Pep Guardiola is a fan of them off the pitch as well as on it.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Big Lead
Arjen Robbed Scored a Goal, Got Taken Out by a Sniper During Celebration
Arjen Robben scored Saturday for Bayern Munich in a 2-0 win over Eintracht Braunschweig.
Messi, Ronaldo for the Ballon d'Or
What's not to like about Cristiano Ronaldo? Other than the fact that he's fabulously rich, a giant success in his chosen profession, steps out with a fashion model, has a cute-looking son and is dreamy to many members of the opposite and indeed his own sex.
European Team Of The Week: - Prince' Bale reigns
Hat-trick heroes from La Liga Gareth Bale and Jonas provide the goals in this week's collection of Europe's finest shifts.
Bayern patient over Robben contract renewal
The Dutchman's current contract runs until the summer of 2015, but both player and club are happy to put discussions over a new deal on the back burner Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says the club are in no rush to extend Arjen Robben 's contract.
Bundesliga Team of the Week: Robben leads Bayern to victory
Germany's finest had contrasting fortunes in Europe in midweek, but Bayern Munich, Schalke, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen all enjoyed fine victories at home over the weekend.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Hanover break winless run with Frankfurt...
Senegal striker Mame Diouf scored his first Bundesliga goal since August as Hanover broke their seven-match winless streak with a 2-0 victory over ten-man Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Bayern Munich 2-0 Eintracht Braunschweig: Robben leads Roten to victory
The Dutchman struck after just two minutes of play at the Allianz Arena before adding a second on the half-hour mark, as the hosts racked up an 18th consecutive home win Bayern Munich made it 39 Bundesliga matches without defeat with a routine 2-0 victory over Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday.
Anchorage Daily News
Bayern beats Braunschweig 2-0 in Bundesliga
Robben scored in the second minute after Mario Goetze picked him out, and again in the 30th with a fine individual effort after cutting inside a defender.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Column: Because of Messi, Ronaldo for Ballon d'Or
Isn't life unfair? Now add to that enviable list Ronaldo's penchant for preening self-love and it becomes even easier to understand why the Real Madrid megastar isn't everyone's cup of tea.
Munich, Sergio Aguero lead AP soccer poll
Bayern Munich's resounding victory over Borussia Dortmund gave it the top spot in The Associated Press' global soccer poll, and Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero leads the player vote.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Bayern's Robben wary of bottom side...
Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben has warned his team-mates to avoid anything 'strange' happening when the Bundesliga leaders host bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday.
Muller: Nothing stopping a Bayern player from winning Ballon d'Or
The attacker believes that the number of Roten nominees shows that they have the upper hand but played down Germany's World Cup favourite status Thomas Muller believes there is nothing standing in the way of a Bayern Munich player winning the Ballon d'Or this year.