• Warner lauds Kohli after 34th century

    Warner lauds Kohli after 34th century

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    Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave a good account of his burgeoning talent with the bat and remained unbeaten till the end to support the skipper and help India get a 300 plus score. The Proteas made three changes to their playing eleven after the Centurion defeat. Cricket South Africa didn't name a replacement for him, and Heinrich Klaasen, who finished as the third highest run-getter in the domestic one-day tournament here, is expected to make his ODI debut.
  • FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse

    FA charge Jay Rodriguez with racist abuse

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    The one-cap England worldwide has been accused by Bong of using racist language towards him in the January 13 Premier League match at the Hawthorns. According to a source close to the player, Rodriguez was "deeply upset" by the accusation of racism, which he vehemently denies. "I looked for the referee to tell him".
  • Super Bowl 2018: Philadelphia Eagles parade celebrates big win

    Super Bowl 2018: Philadelphia Eagles parade celebrates big win

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    Down 33-32 with nine minutes left in the game and facing fourth-and-1 on his own 45-yard line, Pederson refused to punt and was rewarded as Foles made a crucial completion. They never won before. They found a way to outlast a team that can play many different ways for 60 minutes, and we saw that. The Eagles did many impressive things.
  • Borussia Dortmund place huge summer price tag on United States of America star Pulisic

    Borussia Dortmund place huge summer price tag on United States of America star Pulisic

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    After all Jamie Carragher was an Everton fan and he's loved by Reds the world over. The German club have reportedly slapped a £90m price tag on their prized asset, which is perhaps an indicator of their reluctance to sell. "But what I think you guys really don't know is just how nice of a character he is and how much he cares and how hard he works". Pulisic admitted his fondness of the Premier League this week, saying: "Of course, the Premier League is an unbelievable league".
  • Palace relief as Zaha injury isn't as bad as initially feared

    Palace relief as Zaha injury isn't as bad as initially feared

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    It contained a reference to Allardyce regretting "my comments with regard to other individuals", but there was no mention of Hodgson by name. And, ahead of the contest on Merseyside, Hodgson was steadfast in his belief that he hadn't lost sleep over Big Sam's mocking tone as he prepared to try and get some form of revenge over the former Eagles manager.
  • Olympic Committee rejects inclusion of Russian athletes

    Olympic Committee rejects inclusion of Russian athletes

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    After the February 1 decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to overturn the International Olympic Committee suspensions for 28 Russian athletes for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the ROC provided a list of 15 people to the International Olympic Committee, 13 of whom were still active as athletes.
  • Ice Cricket: Shahid Afridi's Royals defeat Virender Sehwag's Diamonds by six wickets

    Ice Cricket: Shahid Afridi's Royals defeat Virender Sehwag's Diamonds by six wickets

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    The frozen lake on which the matches are being played is reinforced by falling snow, and can sustain weights of over 200 tonnes, according to The Indian Express report. This was after the Diamonds batted first and set a target of 165 before the Royals cantered home courtesy of a blistering 74 by Owais Shah. Abdul Razzaq and Akhtar were the stand-out performers with the ball for the Royals.
  • Real Madrid rejected the chance to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    Real Madrid rejected the chance to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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    Arsenal has reinforced their assaulting line-up by marking striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund on a long haul contract for a club-record expense, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. The Gunners allowed Olivier Giroud to move to Chelsea after landing Aubameyang for a club-record fee, prompting Batshuayi to head to the Bundesliga in pursuit of regular first-team football.
  • Anti-North Korea protesters burn flags

    Anti-North Korea protesters burn flags

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    The North Korean delegation, which includes Choe Hwi, chairman of the country's National Sports Guidance Committee, and Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the North's agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs - then boarded a high-speed train to Pyeongchang .
  • Riyad Mahrez ends exile and returns to Leicester training

    Riyad Mahrez ends exile and returns to Leicester training

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    The Algerian worldwide was the subject of a deadline day £60m bid by the Premier League leaders, but the Foxes rejected the offer leaving Mahrez distraught. Puel accepted his player had faced a "difficult situation" and vowed the club would "help him come back with a smile". It was his second attempt at trying to leave the King Power Stadium after also handing in a transfer request at the end of the 2016-17 season, with Leicester then rejecting a bid from Roma.
  • Tongan flagbearer goes shirtless again for Opening Ceremony in freezing temps

    Tongan flagbearer goes shirtless again for Opening Ceremony in freezing temps

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    The snowless, tropical nation made its Winter Games debut in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, with its only representative Bruno Banani finishing 32nd out of 39 in the men's luge event. After Rio, he rejected various offers of modelling gigs and film roles, choosing instead to ponder his next big challenge. "We'd strap pieces of wood to our feet and run on the sand just to get the balance and some sort of glide".
  • Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

    Appeals by 45 Russian athletes against Olympic bans rejected

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    Days earlier CAS had upheld the appeal of 28 athletes due to insufficient evidence but the International Olympic Committee still refused to invite them saying the evidence was there. Russia's participation has been fiercely debated among athletes and Canada's team was forced to apologise on Thursday after an alleged altercation at the athletes' village.