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May 25, 2018 11:23 am gmt |
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Steve Smith, former Australia captain, is set to return to cricket with the inaugural Global T20 Canada tournament in Toronto. The tainted Australian skipper was on Thursday named among the marquee players for the Canadian T20 tournament. The Canadian tournament will be held at Maple Leaf Cricket Clu...
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May 24, 2018 5:39 am gmt |
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Italy’s Elia Viviani claimed his fourth win of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday (May 23) after edging a bunch sprint on the 17th stage at Iseo as the rained poured down, with Britain’s Simon Yates retaining the overall lead. Quick-Step Floors rider Viviani held off a strong late surge...
In Football
May 23, 2018 5:01 am gmt |
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Barcelona’s departing captain Andres Iniesta paid a fond farewell at the Nou Camp on Sunday (May 22) staying after the match to hand out football shirts to fans. He also had a moment of reflection, sitting in the middle of the pitch by himself. Barca’s fans held up a mosaic before the gam...
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May 22, 2018 4:30 am gmt |
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Mexico’s soccer squad for the 2018 World Cup hit the training field in Mexico City on Tuesday (May 21) to ready preparations for an upcoming friendly against Wales and Scotland, banking on a new generation of players alongside veterans to lift the team’s FIFA fortunes. Earlier this week, ...
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May 21, 2018 4:57 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal made the best of a rain delay to come from behind in the deciding set and beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1 1-6 6-3 in the Italian Open final on Sunday (May 20). The win gave the Spaniard his 56th title on clay – eight of them in Rome – and he will […]...
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May 20, 2018 5:09 am gmt |
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Talismanic goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon bid a tearful farewell to Juventus after 17 seasons at the club when he played his last match for them in a 2-1 win over relegated Verona on Saturday (May 19). The Turin side, who clinched their seventh consecutive Serie A title a week ago, were leading 2-0 when...
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May 18, 2018 11:08 am gmt |
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Veteran cricketers Zaheer Khan, Brett Lee, Jonty Rhodes and Herschelle Gibbs took part in a street cricket match to promote the sport in India’s western Mumbai city. Australia’s Lee said the friendly match was a great initiative and such backyard matches brought out the true spirit of the...
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May 15, 2018 2:49 am gmt |
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The coach of Mexico’s national soccer club, Juan Carlos Osorio, included 39-year old defender Rafael Marquez on Monday (May 14) for the preliminary match for the 2018 World Cup in Russia as he announced his provisional club. This will mark Marquez’s fifth World Cup, matching the record se...
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May 12, 2018 4:21 am gmt |
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Canada’s Denis Shapovalov booked his place in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open with a hard fought victory over Britain‘s Kyle Edmund on Friday (May 11). Teenager Shapovalov overpowered his 23 year-old opponent in a three setter on the clay, with the Canadian hitting a total of 29 winner...
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May 12, 2018 4:10 am gmt |
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Street children from all around the world gathered in Moscow for the international soccer championship which opened on Friday (May 11). ‘Future depends on you’ – a charity project which organised the current competition, has been staging similar contests for Russian orphans for 13 y...
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May 11, 2018 12:08 pm gmt |
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World number one Rafael Nadal broke John McEnroe’s 34-year-old record for successive set wins on a single surface as he moved into the quarter-finals of the Madrid Open. Nadal, 31, beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 6-3 6-4 on clay to take his winning streak to 50 sets in a row. He will play Aust...
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May 10, 2018 4:25 am gmt |
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Austrian Dominic Thiem battled back from a set down to beat Federico Delbonis on Wednesday (May 9) and advance to the next round of the Madrid Open. The world number seven won 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in a hard-fought match against Argentine Delbonis. His win sets up a meeting with Croatian Borna Coric. In the ...
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May 9, 2018 4:43 am gmt |
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Croatia’s Borna Coric upset ninth seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4 6-2 in the opening round of the Madrid Open on Tuesday (May 8). Coric fought back from 4-3 down to win five straight games en route to a second straight victory over the Spaniard, who he also beat at the Qatar Open earlier this year...
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May 8, 2018 3:33 am gmt |
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Facing third-tier side Les Herbiers in Tuesday’s (May 8) French Cup final will not only give Paris St Germain a chance to further establish their domestic domination but it will also offer departing coach Unai Emery the opportunity to make a triumphant exit. Emery, whose contract expires at the...
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May 7, 2018 3:04 am gmt |
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Manchester City celebrated winning the English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (May 6) following their 0-0 draw against Huddersfield Town. City captain Vincent Kompany was surrounded by coaching staff and fellow players as he lifted the trophy with thousands of fans watching on in the ...
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May 5, 2018 10:59 am gmt |
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South Africa’s Caster Semenya set a national record as she claimed victory in the women’s 1500m at the first Diamond League event of the season. Semenya, who won gold in the discipline at April’s Commonwealth Games, posted three minutes 59.92 seconds in Doha. The 27-year-old, who is...
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May 4, 2018 10:42 am gmt |
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Former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard has agreed a deal to become the manager of Scottish club Rangers, Sky Sports reported on Friday (May 4). The former England captain, who has coached Liverpool’s Under-18s since hanging up his boots two years ago, agreed to a three-year deal...
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May 2, 2018 11:36 am gmt |
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The final leg of Third Edition of the National Blind Football Tournament for the visionless concluded with flying colours in India’s southern Kochi city of Kerala state on Tuesday (May 01). The home team won the game and with it the sparkling trophy too. The tournament which started four days a...
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May 1, 2018 2:58 am gmt |
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Barcelona celebrated their 25th La Liga title from an open top bus which drove through their adoring fans in the Catalan capital on Monday (April 30). Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick on Sunday (April 29) winning 4-2 at Deportivo La Coruna despite throwing away a two-goal lead in a thrilling game whic...