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2-GOAL SALAH SENDS EGYPT TO WORLD CUP WITH LAST-GASP PENALTY

Mohamed Salah scored with a last-gasp penalty to book Egypt a place in the World Cup finals for the first time in 28 years as they edged Congo 2-1 in their dramatic Group E qualifier on Sunday. The Liverpool striker’s two goals put Egypt four points clear with one match left in the preliminary campaign. Salah had given his side ...

Brighton to contest Tomer Hemed’s FA charge of violent conduct

Brighton will contest the FA’s charge of violent conduct against forward Tomer Hemed for an alleged stamp on Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin, Hemed fired the winner in Brighton’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Sunday but he was involved in an 88th-minute incident with Magpies defender Yedlin. An FA statement read: “Tomer Hemed has been charged for an alleged act ...

Football League roundup: Ipswich pile pressure on Sunderland’s Grayson

Ipswich romped to a 5-2 victory over struggling Sunderland, who are now without a win in eight. Former Black Cat Martyn Waghorn headed the home side into a sixth-minute lead which was soon cancelled out by Billy Jones. However, goals from Jordan Spence and Bersant Celina put Mick McCarthy’s men in control and further efforts from David McGoldrick and Grant ...

These infectious diseases are a hidden risk in kids’ sports

Participating in organized sports can bring plenty of health benefits for children and teens, but it also comes with certain risks, including the spread of infectious diseases. This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued new guidelines on on the risk factors to look out for, as well as tips to help prevent these infections and advice on how to ...

How national anthem became essential part of sports

For decades, Americans have stood for the national anthem and then sat down for a ballgame. From big-city stadiums to small-town high school fields, those broad stripes and bright stars are the expected musical preamble to our ballgames. Today the anthem is at the center of an angry national debate. Some believe the melody means respect for the fallen among ...

Diego Costa completes Atletico Madrid move from Chelsea

Chelsea have confirmed Diego Costa has completed his move to Atletico Madrid. The transfer will take effect on January 1, 2018 due to Atletico’s transfer ban and the player will wear the No 18 shirt. Sky sources understand Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international striker.

Australia ready for ICWC campaign

Steve Smith throws his support behind Australia’s Indoor Cricket teams as they aim to maintain their unblemished World Cup record Australia skipper Steve Smith has thrown his support behind the nation’s Indoor Cricket teams, as they prepare to commence their 2017 World Indoor Cricket Federation World Cup campaign on Saturday. The Australians will be out to maintain their status as ...

India-Australia series last with current laws

The limited overs series will be the last hurrah for big bats before the ICC’s pending law changes come into effect Australia’s limited-overs tour of India will not be affected by the new rules that change how international cricket is played and which come into force this month. An update to the way the Decision Review System operates, restrictions on ...

Lebanon Rugby League Federation

Lebanon Rugby League Federation will make three important announcements at a media opportunity in Sydney on Tuesday, 22 August. Lebanon Cedars Assistant Coach Luke Burt – as well as star players Robbie Farah, Tim Mannah, Michael Lichaa and Mitchell Moses – will be present at Zahli Restaurant for the following: – Unveiling of the Lebanon Cedars 2017 RLWC Playing Strip ...

RLWC2017

Lebanon – Robbie Farah Sydney hooker Robbie Farah will be one of the biggest names to participate in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Fifteen years after making his international debut for Lebanon, the former Australian Kangaroos representative will be looking to guide the Cedars to their first Rugby finals appearance. Born in Sydney to Lebanese parents, Farah played his ...

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