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Racism on the rise in English football, says watchdog

Incidents of racism and homophobia in English football are on the rise, according to pressure group Kick It Out LONDON: Incidents of racism and homophobia in English football are on the rise, according to pressure group Kick It Out. According to its mid-season report, Kick It Out said it had received more than 300 reports relating to 282 cases of ...

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Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

Glenn Maxwell hurried things along, Australia v England, 2nd match, T20 Tri-Series, Hobart, February 7, 2018/Getty Images HOBART: Glenn Maxwell slammed a last-ball six to score a masterful century and lead Australia to a five-wicket victory over England in the second tri-series Twenty20 international in Hobart on Wednesday. Maxwell, who earlier took three wickets in two overs, was man of ...

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India crush South Africa by 124 runs in third ODI

Live streaming of India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI, Cape Town was available online. Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 160 and four wickets each from Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal helped India crush South Africa by 124 runs to go 3-0 up in the six-match series. Photo: Reuters CAPE TOWN: Virat Kohli struck a majestic 160 not out as India thrashed South ...

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Sublime Kohli sets South Africa daunting target

India’s Virat Kohli celebrates his century during the One Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and South Africa. -AFP CAPE TOWN: Indian captain Virat Kohli continued his mastery of South Africa’s bowlers as he made his second century of the series in the third one-day international against South Africa at Newlands on Wednesday. Kohli made 160 not out in ...

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Sangakkara calls for Test pay minimum to stop T20 exodus

Kumar Sangakkara – File photo  HONG KONG: Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara has called for Test cricket to introduce a minimum match fee for all countries to stop young players ditching the long-form for lucrative Twenty20 leagues. Sangakkara, the fifth-highest run scorer in the history of Test cricket, retired from the first-class game last year but has continued playing for ...

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Aussie Rules aims to export shorter match format overseas

If successful, the faster format could lead to a competition in Hong Kong next year, with New York, Singapore, and London also being considered SYDNEY: Australian Rules football has joined the ranks of other major sports in launching an experimental shorter format as it eyes a foreign expansion, with Hong Kong first up. The Australian Football League will play its ...

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Pakistan ski squad reaches South Korea for Winter Olympics

Mohammad Karim and Syed Haman Shah will represent Pakistan in skiing at Winter Olympics 2018 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s four-member ski squad has reached Seoul, South Korea to participate in Winter Olympics 2018. “Skiers Mohammad Karim and Syed Haman Shah along with two officials – Col (R) Mohammad Wali (coach) and Air Commodore (R) Mohammad Sohail (manager) have reached South Korea to chip ...

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International cricket to fully return to Pakistan in two years: Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is confident international cricket will be fully restored in Pakistan within a maximum of two years. In a recent interview to BBC Urdu, Sethi expressed hope that in view of the improving security situation in the country and the successfully-hosted T20 matches in Lahore, the time is not far when Pakistan is able ...

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