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England level test series

20 July 2020

England bowled out West Indies for 198 in the final session on day five to win the second cricket test match by 113 runs and level the three-test series at 1-1 in Manchester on Monday. Read More

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LeBron James card sells for record US$1.8m

20 July 2020

Los Angeles – A rare LeBron James trading card has sold for US$1.8m (£1.43m) at auction – nearly doubling the previous record. Read More

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Broad keeps hope alive for England

19 July 2020

Manchester - An explosive spell from Stuart Broad on the fourth evening kept alive England's hopes of winning the second Test against West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford. Read More

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Jofra Archer fined and warned

19 July 2020

MANCHESTER – England fast bowler Jofra Archer was handed a fine and an official warning on Saturday by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for breaching the team’s bio-secure protocols but was cleared to play the third test against West Indies. Read More

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Arsenal dethrone City en route to FA Cup final

18 July 2020

LONDON – Arsenal ambushed FA Cup holders Manchester City as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a goal in each half to secure a 2-0 semi-final victory at an empty Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Read More

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Serena back on court in August

18 July 2020

Serena Williams will return to the court for the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic when she competes at the inaugural edition of the Top Seed Open in Lexington, Kentucky beginning August 10, the WTA said on Thursday. Read More

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Sweeter than Champions Leagues

17 July 2020

MADRID – Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said his side’s La Liga title win on Thursday tastes sweeter than any of the three Champions League crowns he has led them to. Read More

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BOA cancels 2020 awards

17 July 2020

Barbados’ top athletes will not be rewarded for their performances this year. Read More

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Windies miss grip

17 July 2020

MANCHESTER – Vital missed chances cost West Indies dearly, as England resisted stoutly through unbeaten half-centuries from Dom Sibley and Ben Stokes to take honours on day one of the pivotal second Test yesterday. Read More

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Real Madrid win La Liga with game to spare

16 July 2020

MADRID – Real Madrid clinched a record-extending 34th La Liga football title with one game to spare by beating Villarreal 2-1 at home on Thursday thanks to two goals from their leading scorer Karim Benzema. Read More

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Jofra Archer dropped from England squad for second Test

16 July 2020

London – Jofra Archer has been left out of the England side for the second Test against West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford following a breach of the team's biosecurity protocols. Read More

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Berbatov advises Bale to leave Real Madrid

16 July 2020

SOFIA – Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday. Read More

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Windies not counting chickens

16 July 2020

The West Indies are on the verge of ending a 32-year wait to win a Test series on English soil, and captain Jason Holder is urging his players not to become complacent . . . Read More

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Little support for Drogba

15 July 2020

ABIDJAN – Didier Drogba’s hopes of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast’s football federation has suffered a serious setback after the failure of his fellow players to support his candidacy. Read More

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Trinidad to host full CPL tourney

15 July 2020

The entire 2020 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be played in Trinidad & Tobago from August 18 to September 10, a departure from franchises playing home and away series. Read More

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Simmons’ challenge to top bats

15 July 2020

Having taken a 1-0 series lead following the first Test against England in the historic biosecure series, big totals will be the major key for the West Indies to retain the Wisden trophy. Read More

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Cameroon says no to staging African Champions League final

14 July 2020

YAOUNDE – The final stages of this year’s African Champions League must find a new venue after Cameroon said on Monday it would not host the three remaining matches of this year’s competition. Read More

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Report: Davis will not carry social justice message on jersey

13 July 2020

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis is joining teammate LeBron James in passing on placing a social justice message on the back of his jersey when the NBA season starts again, Yahoo Sports reported Sunday. Read More

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Blackwood key in Windies win over England

12 July 2020

SOUTHAMPTON – West Indies beat England by four wickets on the final day of the first international cricket test since the coronavirus break on Sunday, taking a 1-0 lead at the Ageas Bowl in a three-match series thanks to a 95-run knock by Jermaine Blackwood. Read More

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Hamilton gets first win of the season

12 July 2020

STYRIA – Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton dominated the Styrian Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to celebrate his 85th Formula One win and move a step closer to Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 victories. Read More

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Hamilton’s pole lap ‘not from this world’

12 July 2020

STYRIA – Lewis Hamilton’s sensational Styrian Grand Prix pole position lap was hailed by Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff on Saturday as something out of this world. Read More

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