From the Back Pages, March 21: Raheem Sterling contract talks put on hold until end of season

Raheem Sterling and his agent have put contract talks with Liverpool on hold as speculation about his future continues to grow. (The Times)
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Champions League holders Real Madrid will face local rivals Atletico Madrid - the team they beat in last season’s final - in the quarter-finals of this season’s competition. (Daily Mail)

Radamel Falcao has cried over his difficult time at Manchester United, according to his former agent. (The Independent)

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LIVERPOOL are keeping a watching brief on the outcome of Theo Walcott’s contract talks at Arsenal with discussions on a new deal for Raheem Sterling having reached an impasse. (The Express)

The German Grand Prix has been dropped from this year’s Formula One calendar. The race had been in doubt owing to questions over which circuit would host the race, which has been shared between Hockenheim and Nürburgring in recent seasons. (The Guardian)

Pakistan rue missed chances as Aussies advance. Shane Watson and Steve Smith hit fifties as Australia chase 214 to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the World Cup quarter-final in Adelaide. (The Telegraph)

Floyd Mayweather has reportedly rejected an invitation to sign an agreement to enforce a $5million penalty should either fighter return a failed drug test. (The Mirror)