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Rizwan and Jamal help Pakistan slip away from England in fifth T20I

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Superstar star: Aamer Jamal celebrates after taking Sam Curran's share Lahore (Pakistan) (AFP) - Mohammed Rizwan's prolific opening match saw a half-century of fighting before first player Aamir Jamal sparkled with the ball as Pakistan beat England by six games...

MacDonald to coach the All Blacks XV against Ireland A, Barbarians

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Leon MacDonald will coach the 15th All Blacks team against Ireland A and the Barbarians in November WELLINGTON (AFP) - Leon MacDonald was named on Thursday as coach of the 15th All Blacks - primarily New Zealand's B-team - for...

Football injuries ’20 percent increase’ in major European leagues

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Injuries increased 20% in the five major leagues in Europe in 2021/2022 London (AFP) - Injuries in Europe's five major leagues rose 20 per cent in the 2021-2022 season, according to a study published on Wednesday, as debate intensifies over...

Brazil votes for battle after Bolsonaro video

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Brazilian striker Neymar prepares before the friendly football match between Brazil and Tunisia at Parc des Princes in Paris on September 27, 2022 Brasilia (AFP) - Soccer star Neymar swept into Brazil's presidential campaign after posting a video on social...

Judge blows Homer 61 to equal Maris record

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Aaron Judge breaks his career record 61 at home with the New York Yankees Toronto (Canada) (AFP) - New York Yankees' Aaron Judge smashed his 61st career of the season at home on Wednesday to equal Roger Maris' legendary MLS...

The United States in the Women’s Basketball World Cup semi-finals

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Alyssa Thomas was on top as the USA reached the Women's World Cup semi-finals Sydney (AFP) - Kelsey Bloom scored 17 points, scored a game-high and two rebounds as the United States qualified for the Women's Basketball World Cup semi-finals...

Mayweather knocks Japanese Asakura at the show

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Floyd Mayweather (left) throws a punch at Japan's Mikuru Asakura during their show fight in Saitama, Japan, on Sunday. TOKYO (AFP) - Unbeaten former world champion Floyd Mayweather knocked out Japanese mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura on Sunday in...

France beat Mali to reach the Basketball World Cup quarter-finals

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France's Gabi Williams scores a goal against Mali Sydney (AFP) - Gabe Williams delivered a stellar all-round performance Sunday as France moved closer to reaching the Women's Basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a 74-59 victory over Mali in Sydney. France started...

Celebration time as Belgium’s Evenepoel goes solo to win the world road racing title

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Belgium's Remko Evenpoel crosses the finish line to win the men's road race world title Wollongong (Australia) (AFP) - Belgium's Remco Evenpoel cemented his victory in the Vuelta a Espana by storming the world road race title on Sunday with...

Erasmus returns to Springboks as ban ends

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Russey Erasmus, South Africa Rugby Director, is ready to return next week Durban (South Africa) (AFP) - Controversial former Springbok rugby coach Russie Erasmus is likely to return with the team for the year-end tour of the Northern Hemisphere as...

Russia’s Samsonova attributed the credit for stopping the Wimbledon championship to her intense brilliance

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Russian Lyudmila Samsonova did not drop any group in Tokyo TOKYO (AFP) - Lyudmila Samsonova said Wimbledon's ban on Russian players gave her time to change her style of play after winning her third title in four tournaments on Sunday...

Australian Smyth wins first Asian title at Yeangder TPC

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Travis Smyth celebrates after winning the Yeangder TPC title at Linkou International Golf and Country Club in New Taipei City on Sunday Taipei (AFP) - Travis Smith fired for second in a row six-under-66 to fulfill his Asian Tour ambition...

Australian Jack Miller celebrates on the podium

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Motegi (Japan) (AFP) - Australia's Jack Miller beat Motegi on Sunday in his first Japanese MotoGP race since 2019, a day in which the title contenders will be forgotten. The Ducati rider stormed from seventh on the grid to take...

Miller advances to victory in Japan’s MotoGP while title contenders struggle

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Australian Jack Miller celebrates on the podium Motegi (Japan) (AFP) - Australia's Jack Miller beat Motegi on Sunday in his first Japanese MotoGP race since 2019, a day in which the title contenders will be forgotten. The Ducati rider stormed from...

Mayweather scores a KO in front of watching Pacquiao

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Floyd Mayweather (left) throws a punch at Japan's Mikuru Asakura during their show fight in Saitama, Japan, on Sunday. TOKYO (AFP) - Floyd Mayweather knocked out mixed martial arts fighter Mikuru Asakura in the second round Sunday in Japan at...

Kipchoge sets new world marathon record in ‘real teamwork’

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Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge crosses the line with a new marathon world record Berlin (AFP) - Kenyan great Eliud Kipchoge smashed his world marathon record by 30 seconds, clocking 2:1:9sec in Berlin on Sunday. Halfway through, it looked as though the successive...