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South Africa to bowl against India in 1st T20I

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 17:50

Johannesburg, Feb 18 (IANS) South Africa won the toss and elected to field in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) match against India at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.

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Russian athletes advised to spend less time on social media

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:52

PyeongChang (South Korea), Feb 18 (IANS) Olympic athletes from Russia have been recommended to spend less time on social networks during the Games in Pyeongchang to avoid provocation, the head of the Russian delegation Stanislav Pozdnyakov told reporters on Sunday.

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Suarez, Alba help Barca pass Eibar test

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:14

Madrid, Feb 18 (IANS) FC Barcelona made sure they will retain their seven-point lead at the top of the Liga Santander whatever happens during the rest of the weekend when they won a tough game 2-0 away to Eibar.

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Olympic champion Kipruto handed Commonwealth wild card

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 15:12

Nairobi, Feb 18 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) has handed Olympic and world steeplechase champion, Conseslus Kipruto, a wild card to compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

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Lukaku brace sends Man Utd to FA Cup quarter-finals

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 14:20

London, Feb 18 (IANS) Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku scored a brace as Manchester United booked a quarter-finals spot for the fourth consecutive season with a 2-0 victory over fellow English Premier League (EPL) club Hudderfield.

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Alaves defeat La Coruña 1-0

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:48

Vitoria (Spain), Feb 18 (IANS) A spectacular goal by Alaves striker Munir El Haddadi extended the so-called Abelardo effect to defeat La Coruna 1-0 here.

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Bayern win, Hamburg lose in Bundesliga

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:48

Berlin, Feb 18 (IANS) Runaway leaders Bayern Munich continue their winning run to stay atop the standings after beating Wolfsburg 2-1 whereas struggling Hamburg lost 1-2 to Bayer Leverkusen in the 23rd round of the Bundesliga.

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PSG defeat Strasbourg in Ligue 1

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:48

Paris, Feb 18 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from its Champions League loss this week to defeat Strasbourg 5-2 here in the 26th round of the French football league.

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'Uruguayan domestic football a disgrace'

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:38

Montevideo (Uruguay), Feb 18 (IANS) Former Uruguay captain Diego Lugano has described Uruguayan domestic football as "a disgrace" and called for changes to the country's football structure.

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Atletico coach understands fans' fears at losing Griezmann

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 22:20

Madrid, Feb 17 (IANS) Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone on Saturday stressed the importance of French forward Antoine Griezmann for the capital football giants amid ongoing speculation about his future.

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