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IOA signs Li-Ning as apparel partner till Tokyo 2020

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:04

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Tuesday announced Asia's leading sports apparel brand Li-Ning as the Indian contingent's official sports apparel partner till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Nigeria unveils 30-man provisional list for FIFA World Cup

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:00

Lagos, May 15 (IANS) Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has named the country's league leading top scorers Junior Lokosa and Simeon Nwankwo as the new faces in the 30-man provisional list for the FIFA World Cup.

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Brazil's Temer calls for World Cup title

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:48

Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer has told the country's national football team to win the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

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BBL: Hobart Hurricanes sign Faulkner for 3 seasons

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:48

Hobart, May 15 (IANS) Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the next three seasons of the Big Bash League (BBL), the franchise announced on Tuesday.

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Shashank Manohar re-elected ICC Chairman

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:40

Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Shashank Manohar was on Tuesday re-elected unopposed as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman for a second consecutive term.

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IPL: Mumbai face Punjab in must-win game (Preview)

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:24

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be desperate for a win against Kings XI Punjab to keep their play-off hopes alive when they square-off in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) tie at the Wankhede stadium here on Wednesday.

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Mancini named new Italy head coach

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:30

Florence, May 15 (IANS) The Italian football federation FIGC on Tuesday unveiled Roberto Mancini as the men's team's head coach who will be tasked with revamping the national squad after the World Cup qualification disaster.

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Mexico coach to select World Cup squad from among 28 players

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:08

Mexico City, May 15 (IANS) Atlas midfielder Rafael Marquez and 16 players from European and US clubs form the core of the 28-man preliminary roster announced by Mexican national coach Juan Carlos Osorio ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

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