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Thierry Henry into MLS MVP final list

Thierry Henry into MLS MVP final listWashington, Nov 16 - Former French national team skipper Thierry Henry who is playing for Major League Soccer (MLS) side New York Red Bulls has been included in the last-three list for the Most Valuable Player award for 2012.

Herry joined Red Bulls in 2010 after successful spells in European giants including Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal and Barcelona. The 35-year-old Henry scored his first hat-trick in a 5-2 Red Bulls win over Montreal Impact and was named MLS Player of the Month that same month, reports Xinhua.

The 1998 World Cup winner is joined by the other two finalists - San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski and Kansas City' midfielder Graham Zusi.

The winner of the MVP award will be announced Nov 29. (IANS)


James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real Madrid

James Rodriguez scores his first goal for Real MadridLondon, Aug 20 : James Rodriguez has scored his first goal for Real Madrid but a late equalizer by Raul Garcia ended the match at a draw.  Read more »

Marcos Rojo joins Manchester United for 16m pounds

Marcos-RojoLondon, Aug 20 : Sporting Lisbon has signed a 16 million pound deal over the transfer of Marcos Rojo to Manchester United.

The Argentina defender has confirmed that he will be signing a  Read more »

Ravi Bopara stunned after exclusion from England ODI squad

Ravi-BoparaLondon, Aug 20 : English cricketer Ravi Bopara was stunned after he was left out of England's One Day International for the five match series against India.  Read more »

Quinton de Kock equals Sir Viv Richards, scoring 1000 in 21 innings

quinton-de-kockJohannesburg, Aug 20 : South African batsman, Quinton de Kock, has joined an elite statistical club featuring West Indies legend Sir Vivian Richards, by scoring 1000 ODI runs in just 21 innings.  Read more »

Lewis Hamilton compares 'intense' F1 battle with Rosberg to poker

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Aug 20 : British Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamiton compares his Formula One title battle with Mercedes team-mate Nico Roseberg to a game of poker and thinks that it is more 'intense' than his earlier fights.  Read more »

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart unlikely to be charged over killing another driver on track

Tony-StewartWashington, Aug 11 : The authorities have said that the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver who had been walking on a track during  Read more »