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January 31, 2015 1:29 PM News :: Australian Open Tennis: Murray out to end Aussie heartbreak against Djokovic

Melbourne: Andy Murray will bid to end a tormenting run of three losing Australian Open finals as world number one Novak Djokovic eyes a fifth triumph in Sunday's decider in Melbourne. The year's first major has been a heartbreak Grand Slam for the Scot, but he has given himself another chance to finally break through and add to his Wimbledon and US Open crowns 8

January 27, 2015 11:30 AM Argentine playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme retired from Football

He made his professional debut in 1996 with Boca Juniors at the age of 18 and went on to become one of the greatest players of the club apart from Diego Maradona. He later on played for another domestic club Argentinos Juniors where Maradona also started out. As a professional footballer, he won three Copa Libertadores titles (South America's equivalent 3

January 27, 2015 10:15 AM Argentine playmaker Riquelme blows full-time whistle on career

He is best known for his time at Boca Juniors where he began his career in 1996 and his European spells with Barcelona and Villarreal in the Spanish topflight. Riquelme won five league titles with Boca over two stints also helping them to three Copa Libertadores crowns. He captained Argentina to Olympic gold in 2008 but only featured in one World Cup hwelping 1

January 27, 2015 5:09 AM Suffering in beauty was Riquelme's way

What do you write about someone who never belonged? In a sport that's a constant homogenised hurtle, how do you get your head around its one old-worldly afterthought? You could say, the world didn't have time for Juan Roman Riquelme, that worryfaced, faraway-eyed ballplayer of rare silk who announced his retirement from all football on Monday. He was that spatial 2

January 26, 2015 6:14 PM Gifted, controversial Riquelme retires

Riquelme’s decision, which he announced on Sunday, came as a surprise since he was weighing up the chance of a move to Paraguayan club Cerro Porteno, having quit Argentinos Juniors after helping them secure promotion back to the first division. The 36-year-old had left Boca, the top Argentine side he helped win a string of domestic and international 4

January 26, 2015 2:16 PM Former Argentina and Barca player Riquelme retires

Former Argentina and Barca player Riquelme retires BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Juan Roman Riquelme, who played 51 times for Argentina's national team and also starred in Spain with Villarreal and Barcelona, has announced his retirement. The 36-year-old Riquelme, who returned to Argentina in 2008 to join his former team Boca Juniors, played primarily 2

January 26, 2015 1:15 PM Former Argentina international Riquelme retires

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Former Argentina international Juan Roman Riquelme announced his retirement on Sunday. Riquelme had played 51 times for Argentina's national team and also starred in Spain La Liga with Villarreal and Barcelona since 2002-2003 season. The 36-year-old Riquelme was regarded as "the last traditional No.10" in the world 2

January 26, 2015 12:14 PM Former Argentina and Barcelona player Riquelme retires

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme has announced his retirement from football at the age of 36 after a 18-year-long career. "It's a very important day for me because I have decided to no longer play football," he said in an interview with ESPN television. "After realising all my dreams with Argentinos (Juniors) and with Boca Juniors 2

January 26, 2015 10:32 AM Boca legend Riquelme hangs up boots

Veteran former Argentina and Boca Juniors playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme has announced his retirement. The 36-year-old, who had spells in Europe with Barcelona and Villarreal, excelling particularly with the latter, last played for Argentinos Juniors, recently helping the Buenos Aires side earn promotion to the top division. He had been expected to join Paraguayan 2

January 26, 2015 9:41 AM Juan Roman Riquelme Retires from Football: Full Details, Comment and Reaction

Former Argentina, Boca Juniors and Villarreal magician Juan Roman Riquelme has called time on his illustrious footballing career. I've made the decision to not play football anymore. I have been clear since after [earning] promotion with . I was clear that to continue playing it had to be something that interested me. I thought it best to take it calmly 38