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Feb 7, 2014

Everything I say and do is mind games, says Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confessed that not everything he says in the Premier League title run-in will be the truth.

“Everything I say and do are mind games. The only thing that is not mind games are the results,” he told reporters on Friday.

Feb 7, 2014

Soccer-Everything I say and do is mind games, says Mourinho

LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confessed that not everything he says in the Premier League title run-in will be the truth.

“Everything I say and do are mind games. The only thing that is not mind games are the results,” he told reporters on Friday.

Feb 4, 2014

England end Kevin Pietersen’s international career

LONDON (Reuters) – Kevin Pietersen’s brilliant and controversial England career is over after he was told this week that he no longer figured in plans for the future with the batsman saying he “deeply regrets” that he won’t play for his country again.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday that Pietersen had been left out of the squad for this year’s World Twenty20 and limited overs tour of the Caribbean bringing the curtain down on an international career in which he was England’s leading run-scorer in all formats.

Feb 4, 2014

England end Pietersen’s international career

LONDON (Reuters) – Kevin Pietersen’s brilliant and controversial England career is over after he was told this week that he no longer figured in plans for the future with the batsman saying he “deeply regrets” that he won’t play for his country again.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday that Pietersen had been left out of the squad for this year’s World Twenty20 and limited overs tour of the Caribbean bringing the curtain down on an international career in which he was England’s leading run-scorer in all formats.

Feb 4, 2014

Cricket-England end Pietersen’s international career

LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Kevin Pietersen’s brilliant and controversial England career is over after he was told this week that he no longer figured in plans for the future with the batsman saying he “deeply regrets” that he won’t play for his country again.

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday that Pietersen had been left out of the squad for this year’s World Twenty20 and limited overs tour of the Caribbean bringing the curtain down on an international career in which he was England’s leading run-scorer in all formats.

Feb 4, 2014

Cricket-Pietersen’s England career over after squad omission

LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Kevin Pietersen’s England career was ended on Tuesday after he was left out of the squad for this year’s World Twenty20 and limited overs tour of the Caribbean.

“Kevin Pietersen met with Paul Downton, the Managing Director England Cricket, this week and was told that the unanimous decision of the England management, including the selectors, was that now was the time to start the rebuilding process after England’s disappointing winter in Australia,” the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said in a statement.

Feb 3, 2014

Britain ends 28-year absence from Davis Cup quarters

By Toby Davis

(Reuters) – Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight.

They joined holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday’s other qualifiers and Switzerland, Germany and France, who booked their places in the World Group last eight with a day to spare.

Feb 2, 2014

Tennis-Britain ends 28-year absence from Davis Cup quarters

Feb 2 (Reuters) – Britain beat the United States to reach the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 1986 on Sunday as Japan finished off an injury-hit Canada to set up a maiden appearance in the last eight.

They joined holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday’s other qualifiers and Switzerland, Germany and France, who booked their places in the World Group last eight with a day to spare.

Feb 2, 2014

Japan reach Davis Cup quarters for first time

By Toby Davis

(Reuters) – Japan sailed into the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time with a 4-1 victory over an injury-hit Canada to join holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday’s other qualifiers.

After Switzerland, Germany and France booked their places in the last eight with a day to spare, Japan began Sunday’s action 2-1 ahead and needing a solitary success in the reverse singles to progress.

Feb 2, 2014

Tennis-Japan reach Davis Cup quarters for first time

Feb 2 (Reuters) – Japan sailed into the Davis Cup quarter-finals for the first time with a 4-1 victory over an injury-hit Canada to join holders Czech Republic, Italy and Kazakhstan as Sunday’s other qualifiers.

After Switzerland, Germany and France booked their places in the last eight with a day to spare, Japan began Sunday’s action 2-1 ahead and needing a solitary success in the reverse singles to progress.