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Silva Scores Twice As City Draw Level With Chelsea
Associated Press
MANCHESTER, England, Dec 20:Champion Manchester City provisionally drew level on points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after stretching its unbeaten run to eight games with a convincing 3-0 victory against Crystal Palace.

Both clubs have 39 points, but City has played one more game than Chelsea, which travels to Stoke City on Monday. Chelsea tops the league thanks to a superior goal difference of 23 to City´s 22.
Cook Removed As England Captain For World Cup
Associated Press
LONDON, Dec 20: Alastair Cook has been stripped of the England one-day captaincy two months before the Cricket World Cup, and replaced by Eoin Morgan.

England´s poor results and Cook´s loss of form led to the England and Wales Cricket Board to leave him off the World Cup squad on Saturday.
Aussies Win By 4 Wickets, Take 2-0 Series Lead
BRISBANE, Australia, Dec 20:  Steve Smith claimed the victory he craved in his first test as Australia´s captain, even though he had to leave it to Mitchell Johnson to complete a nervous run chase in the second test against India on Saturday.

Chasing 128, the Australians reached 130-6 to win by four wickets with a day to spare and take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series. Johnson was unbeaten at the non-striker´s end when Mitchell Marsh hit the winning boundary late on day four.
Nepal Off To Winning Start
KATHMANDU, Dec 20:Host Nepal made a winning start to its First South Asian Invitational Women´s Volleyball Championship campaign defeating Maldives 3-0 in the inaugural match at the National Sports Council covered hall in Tripureshwar, Kathmandu on Friday.

The Nepali team, led by Binita Budhathoki, registered a 25-19, 25-11, 25-13 straight sets win over the visiting side, which participated in the 17th Asian Games held three months ago in Incheon, South Korea.
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