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Buenos Aires: Argentine football legend Diego Maradona was released from hospital on Saturday after being admitted with internal bleeding in his stomach, his daughter said.

The 58-year-old was having a routine medical check-up in his home country when doctors detected the problem, the BBC reported.

However, his family said the diagnosis was not serious. Maradona's daughter, Dalma, took to social media to reassure fans of her father's health.

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New Delhi: Real Kashmir FC Friday alleged they were hurled abuses and manhandled by officials of Gokulam Kerala, who "deprived" the visitors of training facilities ahead of their I-League game in Kozhikode.

Lying third after a sensational start to their maiden season in top-flight, Real Kashmir are scheduled to face seventh-placed Gokulam Kerala at the EMS Corporation Stadium on Saturday. Real Kashmir even threatened to pull out of the game if they are not provided police protection.

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Bengaluru: After back-to-back draws, Bengaluru FC returned to winning ways in the Indian Super League (ISL) with a solitary goal win against ATK at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Thursday.

It was Erik Paartalu, who scored the winner when these sides met in Kolkata earlier this season, and the Australian midfielder proved to be their nemesis yet again. A 37th-minute header from the Aussie separated the teams and gave the hosts their eighth win of the season.

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Panjim: Churchill Brothers not only maintained their unbeaten record but also got within sniffing distance of table toppers Chennai City FC with an impressive 4-1 victory over former champions Aizawl FC here on Sunday.

The two-time former champions scored through Khalid Aucho, Israel Gurung, Anthony Wolfe and Willis Plaza while Aizawl's only goal came from Liberian striker Ansumanah Kromah.

Churchill went into the half-time break two goals ahead while the rest of the goals came in the second half.

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London: Manchester United's Chilean international forward Alexis Sanchez will be out of action "for a long time," after suffering a hamstring injury in training, coach Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

The club had previously issued a statement on Thursday saying Sanchez was injured and that they would carry out tests to see how serious the injury was. But speaking to the press ahead of the weekend Premier League trip to play Southampton, Mourinho said he expects to be without the player for a 'long time', reports Xinhua news agency.

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Bengaluru:  Bengaluru FC saw their winning run in the Indian Super League extend to six games after a pulsating clash against FC Pune City that finished 2-1 at the Sree Kanteerava stadium here on Friday.

Udanta Singh gave the hosts the early lead in the 11th minute but his sumptuous strike was cancelled out by an own goal by Rahul Bheke (15th minute). The Bengaluru right-back, however, slammed in a late winner (89th) to redeem himself and render a heroic defensive effort from Pune City void.

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Srinagar: super strike from Surchandra Singh and a well-judged header from Bazie Armand saw Real Kashmir pull off a 2-0 win over Indian Arrows for its maiden victory at home in the Hero I-League here on Sunday.

The Kashmir players seemed in a hurry to score as they played long balls often, taking advantage of their height advantage.

Kashmir broke through in the 25th minute when Surchandra made no mistake in finding the back of the net from a brilliant cross from Mason Lee Robertson. It was also the first home goal for Kashmir.

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Players of North East United FC (Red jersey) and Kerala Blasters FC in action during their match at the 5th edition of ISL football tournament in Guwahati, Friday, November 23, 2018. 

Guwahati: NorthEast United FC scripted a stirring late comeback to stun Kerala Blasters FC 2-1 in a thrilling Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium here on Friday.

After a goalless first half, Matej Poplatnik scored in the 73rd minute to hand Kerala the lead. However, a late Bartholomew Ogbeche penalty (90+3') and an even later winner from Juan Cruz Mascia (90+6') sealed all three points for the Highlanders.

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Fatorda:  Bengaluru FC accounted for FC Goa 2-1 in a fiery Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Thursday.

Rahul Bheke opened the scoring with an improvised backheel flick in the 34th minute. Both teams were then reduced to 10 men after the restart as Mohammad Ali and Dimas Delgado were sent off. 

Brandon Fernandes equalised for the hosts in the 72nd minute but Sunil Chhetri notched the winner for Bengaluru five minutes later. 

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