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London's graphic designers have a history of being a little bit provocative when it comes to logos for major tournaments. Social media has dubbed the image "pawnographic". "We've been busy for over a year working with artists and designers to develop a ideal key visual", a spokesperson said. But hey, it's great for giggles.
  • CMA decision: Tesco Booker deal to go ahead

    CMA decision: Tesco Booker deal to go ahead

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    But the CMA concluded that the wholesale market would remain competitive in the longer term, noting that Booker's share of the United Kingdom grocery wholesaling market was not sufficient to justify these longer-term concerns and also noted that if Booker could get keener prices for its goods from suppliers, this might actually intensify competition in the wholesale market, leading to cheaper prices for the shoppers and caterers Booker supplies.
  • Will resign if army found involved in Faizabad dharna: COAS

    Will resign if army found involved in Faizabad dharna: COAS

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    The agenda of the unprecedented meeting includes a briefing by the army chief and the director general Military Operations (DGMO) on the 'emerging national security paradigm for Pakistan with respect to recent visits and developments'. Speaking to the media after the briefing, ISPR DG Asif Ghafoor said the DGMO "talked about the geostrategic environment from a security lens, informed the senators about threats to national security, and gave an update on the war on terror and future plan of ...
  • Orioles' Zach Britton out at least six months with ruptured Achilles

    Orioles' Zach Britton out at least six months with ruptured Achilles

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    Britton, who turns 30 this weekend, was working out in California when he suffered the injury. The Athletic first reported the news Wednesday morning. Britton was expected to be the subject of trade rumors since he will be a free agent at the conclusion of the 2019 season. As Rosenthal notes, there has been a lot of trade interest surrounding Britton, but the Orioles are nearly certainly going to have to keep the 29-year-old reliever now.
  • Five-star Micah Parsons recommits to Penn State

    Five-star Micah Parsons recommits to Penn State

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    Parsons, the No. 4 prospect in the 2018 class, was originally committed to the Nittany Lions from February 2016 to April 2017 before re-opening his recruitment. According to the report, the Buckeyes stopped recruiting Parsons because he was given a benefit that wasn't made available to the general public, which deemed him ineligible to Ohio State.
  • Barcelona surge to six-point lead in La Liga

    Barcelona surge to six-point lead in La Liga

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    However, Gay de Liebana believes La Liga's focus shouldn't rest exclusively on Asia, but take advantage of the cultural and linguistic advantages they have in Latin American markets, from where many of its current stars like Messi and Uruguay's Luis Suarez hail.
  • Man jailed for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

    Man jailed for racially assaulting Raheem Sterling

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    The court was shown CCTV of Anderson, who has a history of football-related violence, driving his van alongside Sterling's vehicle as the player waited to enter the training ground. He said: "He apologises through me to Mr Sterling for his actions". The England winger is said to have been confronted by Anderson, who branded him the n-word outside the complex ahead of the Blues' 4-1 defeat of Spurs at the Etihad Stadium.
  • Liverpool, Barcelona agree £132m fee for Philippe Coutinho

    Liverpool, Barcelona agree £132m fee for Philippe Coutinho

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    Luis Suarez has admitted that he would love to see Barcelona complete the signing of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool FC next year. "What I am seeing here is that he is becoming a real player under JurgenKlopp". "They're both young and have long careers ahead of them". With the sources behind those stories coming from within the club, it sounds like Barcelona are looking for a reason to say Coutinho was too expensive and that they couldn't afford him.
  • Wenger Confirms Injury Blow: Arsenal Star To Miss Crucial Liverpool Clash

    Wenger Confirms Injury Blow: Arsenal Star To Miss Crucial Liverpool Clash

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    OLIVIER GIROUD WILL push for a move away from Arsenal in January if a tempting offer is made, admits his agent Michael Manuello. "But the grade is not always linked with the intensity of the pain". "In his statement (to me) it doesn't look very good", Wenger responded when asked whether the French striker's injury was bad. The Carabao Cup - traditionally known as the League Cup - is the only domestic trophy Wenger has yet to win, but he indicated he will continue to rotate heavily even ...
  • City Want Talks With Guardiola

    City Want Talks With Guardiola

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    Guardiola had a hard first campaign, failing to win a trophy for the first season in his managerial career as City finished third in the Premier League and were knocked out of the Champions League at the round-of-16 stage - both the worst records of his career.
  • New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

    New Zealand beats West Indies by 5 wickets in 1st ODI

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    George Worker and Colin Munro's 108-run stand set up New Zealand's five-wicket win over Windies in the first One-Day International. He was sentenced to community service in May for his third drink-driving offence. New Zealand lost a few to many wickets for their liking including skipper Kane Williamson (38) but Ross Taylor (49 not out) and Astle (15 not out) took their side over line with four overs still to spare.
  • Christmas services at St. Matthews

    Christmas services at St. Matthews

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    St. Matthew Lutheran Church will hold four services in celebration of Christmas. Justin will be joined by the Cosbey family musicians in a series of pieces including O Little Town of Bethlehem, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and See Amid the Winter's Snow.
  • OU Downs Demons as Young Sets Assist Record

    OU Downs Demons as Young Sets Assist Record

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    With this performance included, Young is now averaging an eye-popping 28.5 points and 10.2 assists per game while keying the Sooners to a 9-1 record. 3 Wichita State on Saturday - and have scored 90 or more points seven times this season. Young also set the Big 12 record for assists, blasting past the previous mark of 18 which was set by Oklahoma's Michael Johnson in 1997 and tied by Gottlieb a year later at Oklahoma State.
  • Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury

    Kings G De'Aaron Fox exits 76ers game with injury

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    Although the Sixers lost, 101-95, their fans were still treated to the Ben Simmons Show, as the rookie came one assist short of another triple-double. He also added one assist, one rebound, and one turnover. J.J. Redick left after injuring his hamstring. Randolph's importance was magnified in the third quarter.
  • Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne being sued for alleged rape

    Ex-49er Jarryd Hayne being sued for alleged rape

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    The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office reviewed the criminal case and rejected it for insufficient evidence on October 25, 2016, but declined to elaborate further. The civil suit says the woman was scared to tell police, claiming she was anxious she would be discredited or blamed for making allegations against a professional athlete.