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# top spot

Last year
Simeone double fires red-hot Napoli past Rangers
Giovanni Simeone has scored four goals in four Champions League matches.
All time
Hagi makes sure of comfortable win to secure top spot for Rangers
Being seeded means the Scottish side can avoid a string of European heavyweight sides.
Manchester City claim top spot in Champions League group despite stalemate
Gabriel Jesus had a goal disallowed by VAR and Raheem Sterling had a shot cleared off the line against Porto
Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for Hungarian Grand Prix
The Mercedes were the class of the field.
Schmidt's Ireland can go top of world rankings with big win in Cardiff
Despite being hammered by England last time out, Ireland can secure top spot.
Raheem Sterling stars as Man City survive late scare to reclaim Premier League top spot
A goal from Luka Milivojević made it a nervy final 10 minutes for the visitors.
Cullen happy to avoid 'stressful moments' as Leinster secure home semi-final
The defending champions assured themselves of top spot in Conference B with victory over the Cheetahs last night.
Leinster fail to fire but do more than enough to tame the Cheetahs
Leo Cullen’s side huffed and puffed through a disjointed game but made it seven straight wins.
Man United overtake Real Madrid to become world's most valuable football club
US magazine Forbes reckons the Red Devils are worth more than €3 billion.
The world's most valuable company begins with an A, but it's no longer Apple
Alphabet, Google’s parent company, is now the world’s most valuable company.
Samsung versus Apple: things are getting tight
The popularity of the iPhone 6 and Samsung’s drop in profit has resulted in a tie.
Sharapova into French Open final, regains top spot
The Russian described reaching her first-ever final in the tournament as “an amazing feeling”.
Number crunch: Rory needs a big two months to hold on to Number 1 spot
McIlroy was a summer-time bloomer in 2010 and 2011 and only a similar vein of form will stave off Luke Donald
Sorry, Rory: Luke Donald wins and goes back to No 1
Having decided to take the run-up to the Masters off, McIlroy’s stay atop the world ranking only lasted two weeks.
Column: Holywood star McIlroy is on the fast track to No 1
Mahan agrees with all the talk about McIlroy’s bid to become No 1. He just wanted to make sure it didn’t happen at his expense.