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Nuwan Zoysa charged under ICC anti-corruption code

Nuwan Zoysa charged under ICC anti-corruption code

The 40-year-old is accused of attempting to fix or otherwise influence improperly the result or other aspects of an worldwide match, of soliciting fellow professionals to do the same, and for failing ...

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Boca Juniors and River Plate in Libertadores final

Boca Juniors and River Plate in Libertadores final

Boca Juniors will face arch rivals River Plate in the final of South America's Copa Libertadores for the first time after a 2-2 draw with Brazilians Palmeiras in Wednesday's semi-final second leg ...

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Sao Paulo midfielder Daniel Correa Freitas found dead in southern Brazil

Sao Paulo midfielder Daniel Correa Freitas found dead in southern Brazil

The Brazilian newspaper Band B , reported that Daniel Correa Freitas, 24, had been a victim of "torture" and said there had been two deep cuts in his neck which almost beheaded him, according to ...

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India vs Windies: Ashley Nurse ruled out of the T20I series

India vs Windies: Ashley Nurse ruled out of the T20I series

Now the teams head down south in the series decider. With the series being the first in the run-up to the 50-overs World Cup in England in June next year, the two sides are more or less aiming to zero...

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Wolves hold on to beat Lakers

Wolves hold on to beat Lakers

No one expects the Lakers to be a championship-caliber team this year, but a playoff berth is expected. The Lakers are yielding 122.0 points per game. The Lakers look great on offense, but they'...

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Floyd Mayweather v Khabib Nurmagomedov fight 'should happen in UFC'

Floyd Mayweather v Khabib Nurmagomedov fight 'should happen in UFC'

Now, I'm not even anxious about Tyron or Ben Askren, I'm worrying about somebody bringing $50M to $100M to the table and none of these guys can bring $200,000 to the table". And White knows what Nurma...

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Houston Rockets’ Coach Mike D’Antoni:

Houston Rockets’ Coach Mike D’Antoni: "We’re Playing Like Crap"

Chris Paul led the team with 17 points and 9 rebounds, while Carmelo Anthony finished with just eight points on 2-of-12 shooting. The 84 points that they scored on Tuesday was fewer than they scored ...

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Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers extend deadline contract option

Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers extend deadline contract option

The original deadline for Kershaw's decision was midnight ET on Wednesday. There is no doubt that Kershaw will utilize this option as this is his last chance for a big payday and could get five to sev...

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Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80

Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey dies at 80

The San Francisco Giants announced McCovey's death, saying the fearsome hitter passed "peacefully" on Wednesday afternoon "after losing his battle with ongoing health issues". "Why couldn't McCo...

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Verstappen Credits Mercedes More than Hamilton for 2018 Triumph

Verstappen Credits Mercedes More than Hamilton for 2018 Triumph

Hamilton , whose title win in Mexico delivered his Juan Manual Fangio-equalling fifth drivers' crown, says the battle against Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel this year was the toughest of his career. "...

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Federer claims 99th ATP title

Federer claims 99th ATP title

Federer also revealed an anecdote regarding him and Rafael Nadal: 'In the old days it was amusing with Rafa, he always chose return and I went for the serve , then when they tossed the coin we just ...

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Tommy Fleetwood joy as British Masters is reprieved from tour drop

Tommy Fleetwood joy as British Masters is reprieved from tour drop

The tournament only returned to the tour four years ago but it was feared it would again drop off the calendar following the end of its sponsorship deal with Sky Sports. Furthermore, the BMW PGA Champ...

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Aaron Rodgers: Packers need 'signature win' vs. Patriots

Aaron Rodgers: Packers need 'signature win' vs. Patriots

Speaking Wednesday at Gillette Stadium, Bill Belichick was asked his thoughts on the question, but gave an interesting answer considering he's never coached against Brady. "He can do everything that a...

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Arsenal and Tottenham drawn together in Carabao Cup

Arsenal and Tottenham drawn together in Carabao Cup

Last season's runners-up Arsenal triumphed 2-1 the last time they faced Spurs in the EFL Cup back in 2015, Mathieu Flamini settling matters with a brace. Chelsea were made to work by Derby County as...

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Doping: Anti-Doping leaders call for WADA reform

Doping: Anti-Doping leaders call for WADA reform

We stand united with you. They added that they stood " shoulder to shoulder " with athletes and would work alongside them to "strive to transform Wada" and ensure it "makes decisions in the interest...

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EPL: PSG give condition to sign Alexis Sanchez from Man United

EPL: PSG give condition to sign Alexis Sanchez from Man United

Sanchez was unhappy with Jose Mourinho after he was dropped earlier this season, and reports claimed last week that the 29-year-old is considering leaving Old Trafford. The Sun UK reports that the ...

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University of Maryland fires DJ Durkin

University of Maryland fires DJ Durkin

Durkin had been placed on administrative leave August 11 as the university reviewed the football program's culture after the June 13 death due to heatstroke of offensive lineman Jordan McNair , who h...

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World Cup expansion possible for 2022, says Infantino

World Cup expansion possible for 2022, says Infantino

We are discussing with our Qatari friends, we are discussing with our many other friends in the region and we hope that this can happen. Federation Internationale de Football Association decided ear...

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Arsenal tell Ramsey he will be leaving the club

Arsenal tell Ramsey he will be leaving the club

Ramsey had complained in an interview with newspaper journalists last week that he had not been personally informed of Arsenal's decision to withdraw an offer to improve his contract, which is set ...

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Michigan State halts Purdue’s run, 23-13

Michigan State halts Purdue’s run, 23-13

The Boilers nearly scored at will at times during their four-game winning streak, thanks to a fun, big-play offense and a coach heralded as a "quarterback whisperer". "Not one of them". "And if we do ...

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Pakistan beat New Zealand by two runs in Twenty20 thriller

Pakistan beat New Zealand by two runs in Twenty20 thriller

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (C), Colin de Grandhomme, Corey Anderson, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Adam Milne, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor and Ajaz Patel. In bilateral T20I ...

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'No point' in finishing the 2018 F1 season - Daniel Ricciardo

'No point' in finishing the 2018 F1 season - Daniel Ricciardo

Red Bull's Max Verstappen won the race, his fifth of his career, with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel finishing second and teammate Kimi Raikkonen third. "You saw what happened previous year with t...

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Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook reignites war with hated rival Patrick Beverley

Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook reignites war with hated rival Patrick Beverley

Russell Westbrook did not play in that contest and looks primed to suit up Tuesday. The Thunder used hyper-energetic defense and transition offense, coming out of the locker room on a 20-0 run that...

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Rutgers LB charged with attempted murder

A linebacker on the Rutgers football team was arrested Tuesday after cops say he conspired to murder some people. The intended victims aren't affiliated with the university and weren't injured, ...

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Jose Mourinho escapes FA charge over alleged abusive language

Jose Mourinho escapes FA charge over alleged abusive language

Chelsea assistant coach Marco Ianni celebrated the goal emphatically in front of Mourinho and his actions prompted a reaction from the United boss as well as fellow staff members, with security having...

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Giants' Kyle Lauletta arrested on way to practice

Giants' Kyle Lauletta arrested on way to practice

According to the report, he was trying to make a right turn in the wrong lane in Weehawken, N.J. He was directed by the officer to keep going straight, but Lauletta still made the right turn, almost r...

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Steve Pearce Lands On Sports Illustrated’s Red Sox World Series Champs Cover

Steve Pearce Lands On Sports Illustrated’s Red Sox World Series Champs Cover

He says manager Alex Cora called a rare team meeting in the clubhouse at half past midnight after the 18-inning game. Sports Illustrated is out with its issue celebrating the newly crowned Bost...

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Is Arsenal vs Blackpool on TV tonight?

Is Arsenal vs Blackpool on TV tonight?

The north London side won't be able to prepare for the Premier League clash until after Wednesday night given there is the small matter of a fourth-round clash against Blackpool at The Emirates. "Th...

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Thisara Perera hoping Sri Lanka's switch stays flicked

Thisara Perera hoping Sri Lanka's switch stays flicked

Running down the pitch to Lasith Malinga , Roy thumped him over long-off for six second ball, before glancing the fourth ball to the fine leg boundary for four. Dinesh Chandimal (26), Dhananjaya de ...

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Dele Alli signs new long-term contract at Tottenham

Dele Alli signs new long-term contract at Tottenham

The 22-year-old joined Spurs in 2015 and has scored 48 goals in 153 competitive appearances for the club. Boss Mauricio Pochettino , who has been linked with the vacant managerial position at Real...

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Anderson And Nishikori Reach Vienna Title Match

Anderson And Nishikori Reach Vienna Title Match

The second semi-final was a much closer affair with Anderson edging out Fernando Verdasco 6-3 3-6 6-4. The Spaniard raised his level in the second set but the South African maintained an excellent 1...

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Federer claims 99th ATP title with 'crazy' Basel triumph

Federer claims 99th ATP title with 'crazy' Basel triumph

The Swiss legend stunned fans when he delivered the speech in THREE different languages - Swiss-German, French and English. The 37-year-old Swiss has won his hometown event eight times and is now on...

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Danny Jacobs eyes title, bigger place in middleweight picture

Danny Jacobs eyes title, bigger place in middleweight picture

New York-Daniel Jacobs claimed the vacant IBF middleweight title as he traded in his sparring gloves for the real thing on Saturday to take a split-decision victory over Sergiy Derevyanchenko . And J...

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National Football League to play four games in London in 2019

National Football League to play four games in London in 2019

Two of the tilts will take place at Wembley Stadium, and two will be played at the Tottenham Hotspur's new stadium. The NFL will play four games in London during the 2019 NFL season, including t...

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Tottenham players fear Mauricio Pochettino could leave in summer

Tottenham players fear Mauricio Pochettino could leave in summer

Despite fears over Pochettino's future and the immediate fixture schedule, Alli is optimistic about his and Tottenham's fortunes after signing his new contract. Tottenham have not won silverware since...

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