Allen hits six sixes with New Zealand strength after Pakistan

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Finn Allen led New Zealand to victory over Pakistan in Christchurch with 62 of 42 balls in a T20 match on Tuesday Christchurch (New Zealand) (AFP) - Finland's Allen showed his form ahead of the World Cup finals by scoring...

Pakistan gets Shaheen Afridi fitness boost ahead of World Cup

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Pakistan will boost their T20 World Cup finals with bowler Shaheen Afridi's return from injury Karachi (AFP) - Pakistan's captain, Shaheen Shah Afridi, will be fit and available for the 20th World Cup in Australia, the Pakistan Cricket Committee said...

Matsuyama avoids LIV and sticks to the PGA Tour on the eve of Zozo’s...

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Hideki Matsuyama returns to Japan to play in this week's Zuzu Tournament as the defending champion Enzai (Japan) (AFP) - Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday that he is fully committed to playing on the US PGA Tour as he prepares to...

England’s favorites at the Women’s Rugby World Cup break records

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England's Emily Scarratt will appear in the Rugby World Cup Finals for the fourth time Wellington (AFP) - Confident England are the favorites, but hosts and hosts New Zealand have a point to prove when the Women's Rugby World Cup...

For Saudi fans, the road to the World Cup is a desert journey

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Saudi traveler Abdullah Al-Salami heads to the World Cup finals in Qatar - on foot across the Arabian Peninsula Al-Khasra (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) - The idea came to Abdullah Al-Salami earlier this year, while he was watching a television program...

Ex-Australia captain Payne comes out on the cheap after his return from the weird...

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Former Australia captain Tim Payne walks off the field after being sacked during the Sheffield Shield match between Queensland and Tasmania at Allan Border Field in Brisbane. Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - Former Australia captain Tim Payne went out on the...

Verstappen is looking for a ‘perfect weekend’ in Japan to retain the title

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Red Bull's Max Verstappen is looking to win the Formula One championship at this week's Japanese Grand Prix Suzuka (Japan) (AFP) - Max Verstappen said Thursday he needs a "perfect weekend" to win his second consecutive Formula One championship at...

Rising tennis star Tiafoe reaches Japan Open quarter-finals

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American Francis Tiafoe played a "tough" second set against Spain's Zapata Mirales. TOKYO (AFP) - Francis Tiafoe battled the second set on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals of the Japan Open, then said he wasn't alarmed by rising expectations because...

Mickelson says golf world rankings need LIV events to be credible

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Phil Mickelson says it is in the best interest of the rating agency to award global rating points to LIV events Bangkok (AFP) - Six-time winner Phil Mickelson on Thursday backed moves to award world rankings points to events at...

Hamilton says F1 cost cap rules are ‘mandatory’ in place

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Lewis Hamilton believes it is 'necessary' to penalize any team found to have exceeded the cost cap of Formula 1 Suzuka (Japan) (AFP) Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said Thursday that any team that breaks Formula One's cost cap should...

Tsunoda welcomed the champion before the Japanese Grand Prix

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Alpha Tauri's Yuki Tsunoda is set to make his Japanese Grand Prix debut this weekend at Suzuka SUZUKA (Japan) (AFP) - Four years ago Yuki Tsunoda was watching the Japanese Grand Prix from the stands - and now giant images...

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...