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  1. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Afghanistan seek World Cup boost from India, Pakistan

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates Afghanistan coach Kabir Khan is pleading with India and Pakistan to help his team make an impact in their maiden World Cup appearance ... tournament, in 2010 and last year. But one-day clashes with the world’s leading nations have been limited to just two- a seven-wicket loss to Pakistan and a 66-run defeat to Australia in Sharjah last ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Convicted rapist Ched Evans to return to Sheffield United fold

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 10:54am

    ... resume training with third-tier club Sheffield United. Wales international Ched Evans was released from jail last month after serving half of a five-year sentence for raping a 19-year-old woman in a hotel in north Wales. His release prompted a national debate over whether he should be allowed to play professionally again. In a statement on its website, Sheffield United said ...

  3. Sport - Racing - ON THE RAILS ALAN AITKEN

    A warmer autumn results in fast times

    Posted Nov 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Alan Aitken

    ... working at the Penn National racecourse in the United States was fined in court and given a probationary sentence for falsifying training times of horses. Of course, in his case, it wasn't ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - BOXING

    Manny Pacquiao teaches Chris Algieri a lesson

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 08:53am by Unus Alladin

    ... national anthems have been sung. Former Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton has sung the US national anthem, while a choir of Christian pastors have sung the Philippines national anthem. Pacquiao decided ... "We Will Rock You". The Philippines national flag is being flown in the ring. The crowd is going wild as Pacquiao enters the ring. The Philippine icon goes to a corner, kneels and prays. ...

  5. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    McCaw set for milestone with All Blacks

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 11:25pm by Reuters, AFP, AP

    ... backed Samoa's players over a dispute with the Samoa Rugby Union (SRU) and its chairman, the island nation's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi. A group of 10 New Zealand players, including superstars Carter and Sonny Bill Williams, tweeted a picture of themselves holding a sign saying *Samoa United, which Williams tweeted with the message "Supporting our ...

  6. News - China Insider - Football

    China to build 20,000 soccer academies in bid to raise standards and tackle obesity

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 12:05pm by James Griffiths

    ... national team, an Education Ministry official said this week. Wang Dengfeng, director of the Physical Education, Health and Art Department at the Ministry of Education, said that national student health tests showed that not enough was being done to battle obesity and poor fitness. China has the second-largest number of obese people in the world behind only the United States, according ...

  7. Sport - Rugby - INTERNATIONALS

    Wales had to buckle under pressure, says triumphant Steve Hansen

    Posted Nov 23rd 2014, 09:12am by Reuters, Agence France-Presse

    ... Julian Savea, Jerome Kaino, Barrett (2) and Kieran Read all crossing the whitewash. Victory capped a successful tour which began with a 74-6 mismatch against the United States in Chicago, ... as they settled a two-year-old score with Tonga by beating the Pacific Islanders 37-12 at Kilmarnock Football Club’s Rugby Park home ground. In the first international match involving a Tier One nation ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Cristiano Ronaldo is ‘almost perfect’, says Ricardo Carvalho

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 09:59am

    ... against his Ballon D’Or rival Lionel Messi of Argentina in a friendly at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Real Madrid forward Ronaldo, who knows Old Trafford well from his time with Manchester United ... and Argentina, two excellent nations Fernando Santos “To you, it is a classic because to us, it is just another excellent game between Portugal and Argentina, two excellent nations,” he said. “They ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

    Roy Keane: I gave fellow Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel a black eye in drunken Hong Kong brawl

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 10:03am

    ... Agence France-Presse Former captain lifts lid on departure from Old Trafford in new book Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has revealed he once left team-mate Peter Schmeichel ... midfielder also lifts the lid on his acrimonious departure from United in 2005 and criticises Rio Ferdinand over his missed drugs test. Keane says that the alcohol-fuelled fight with former Denmark ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - GYMNASTICS

    United States silence China to retain world title

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 01:17am by AFP

    ... but the balance beam United States silence China to retain world title Simone Biles led the United States to win a second straight women's team title at the world gymnastics championships last night ... the US national champion, said the team gold "means the world" when compared with individual titles she won at last year's worlds where she also picked the floor title. ...




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