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In Cricket
July 12, 2015 11:23 am gmt |
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The off-spinner shrugged off concerns about his bowling action to grab four wickets as Pakistan, electing to field after winning the toss, kept Sri Lanka down to 255-8 in 50 over.  Hafeez then hammered a stroke-filled 103 to lead the tourists past the target in 45.2 over, giving them the lead in the ...
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July 12, 2015 7:46 am gmt |
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Serena Williams beat Spain’s Garbine Muguruza to win Wimbledon for the sixth time and complete the ‘Serena Slam’ as the holder of all four major titles. The 33-year-old American won 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to claim her 21st Grand Slam title and third of 2015. Williams withstood a la...
In Sports
July 12, 2015 5:09 am gmt |
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Amy Yang of South Korea fought off a late challenge by Stacy Lewis to retain a three-shot lead after Saturday’s (July 11) third round of the U.S. Women’s Open at Lancaster Country Club. The 24-year-old Yang shot a one-under 69 for a 54-hole total of eight-under-par 202, while world number...
In Asia
July 12, 2015 4:09 am gmt |
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Japan’s men’s judo team sparred with Brazilian judo practitioners in Rio de Janeiro on Friday (July 10) in a joint training session as the Japanese team looks ahead to the 2016 Olympics to be held here next summer. The Japanese team is in Rio for three days of training to acclimatize to t...
In Sports
July 11, 2015 10:49 am gmt |
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Sania Mirza earned herself a great opportunity to win her first ever women’s doubles Grand Slam title as she and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis routed their opponents to storm into the final of Wimbledon Championships. The top seeded Indo-Swiss pair hammered the fifth seed Americans 6-1 6-2 i...
In Cricket
July 11, 2015 10:23 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka to 255-8 in the first of a five-match one-day international series on Saturday. Dinesh Chandimal hit an unbeaten 65 to lift Sri Lanka to a competitive score despite losing wickets at crucial moments at Dambulla Stadium. ...
In Europe
July 11, 2015 8:57 am gmt |
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Italian Luca Paolini has been provisionally suspended after the Katusha rider failed a dope test for cocaine on the Tour de France, his team and the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday (July 10). “In accordance with UCI anti-doping Rules, the rider has been provisionally suspended ...
In Football
July 11, 2015 8:42 am gmt |
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Jeffrey Webb, one of seven current and former officials of soccer’s world governing body FIFA detained in Switzerland in a corruption probe, has agreed to be extradited to the United States, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday (July 10). The Swiss Federal Office of Justice had said...
In Latest Stories
July 11, 2015 5:17 am gmt |
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You could be forgiven for thinking Candace Hill was a seasoned professional athlete. Watching her run, you’d assume she’d been a part of the international track and field circuit for years. Her lengthy strides and frightening speed are reminiscent of Usain Bolt. And so are her winning mar...
In Football
July 10, 2015 11:18 am gmt |
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 Turkey captain Arda Turan said on Thursday (July 9) playing for Barcelona was a dream came true. Minutes after arriving at El Prat airport the Turkish player was taken to Barcelona´s office where he met the sports director, Albert Soler and had the chance to pose next to Barca´s jersey. Visibly nerv...
In Cricket
July 10, 2015 9:26 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara will end his international career at the P Sara Oval next month in the second match of the three-test series against familiar foes India. Last month, Sri Lanka’s most prolific batsman announced his decision to retire after the second test against India, bring...
In Sports
July 10, 2015 6:56 am gmt |
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Spain’s Garbine Muguruza announced her entry into the higher reaches of the women’s league by taking out 13th-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 and storming into the Wimbledon final. The 20th seed, who has only one WTA title to her name, showed the string of victories she has had over highly r...
In Canada
July 10, 2015 5:47 am gmt |
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In the lead-up to last summer’s Commonwealth Games, in Glasgow, Scotland, Craig Tomlinsom’s friends had many negative things to say. They complained about the cost and the inconvenience and the crowds — even before the crowds had begun to arrive. They didn’t buy tickets. Some left town. Many grumbled...
In Cricket
July 10, 2015 5:16 am gmt |
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The Ajinkya Rahane-led Indian cricket team arrived here for the One-Day International and Twenty20 series against Zimbabwe starting on July 10. The senior most member of the 15-member squad, Harbhajan Singh tweeted about the team’s grand welcome at a city hotel on Tuesday night. “Arrived in Harare Zi...
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July 10, 2015 5:00 am gmt |
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In his column in the FIFA Weekly magazine, to be published on Friday, Blatter says the upcoming election to replace him is a “sideshow” but reforms are needed because FIFA’s “future is at stake”. FIFA was thrown into turmoil when 14 sports marketing executives and soccer officials, including several ...