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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 ...

Australia could feasibly win Women’s Cricket World Cup and return home unemployed

The clock is still ticking in Australian cricket’s pay stoush, with the sport risking further damage if peace is not brokered this week. Monday brought no progress in protracted pay talks. The next round of meetings between Cricket Australia (CA) and the Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) is now expected to take place on Wednesday. Australia faces India in its Women’s ...

Racist abuse made me play better

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG South African footballer Benni McCarthy on overcoming the racist abuse he received playing in Europe. McCarthy says he had to overcome racist abuse while playing in Holland and Spain, but that fans in England would insult his mother, but not the colour of his skin.He said, people in Europe are ignorance and blinded by racism.Well my friend, ...

Martellus Bennett skipping White House visit: ‘I’m not going to go’

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Martellus Bennett told reporters following the New England Patriots’ historic Super Bowl win Sunday that he will not accompany his teammates to the White House, where they are set to be honored by President Donald Trump later this year. “I haven’t thought about it. I am not going to go,” the New England Patriots tight end ...

How Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions roared again

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Cameroon won their fifth Africa Cup of Nations trophy in Gabon on Sunday and it was arguably their greatest triumph. World Cup star Roger Milla was the lynchpin of the victorious 1984 and 1988 sides, while the back-to-back title winners of 2000 and 2002 were led by Samuel Eto’o, a four-time winner of the African footballer ...

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to set Grand Slam record

KALAHAN DENG Serena Williams beat sister Venus in straight sets to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. Serena, 35, won 6-4 6-4 to pass Steffi Graf in the all-time list of major winners since the Grand Slams accepted professional players in 1968. The American regains the number one ranking from German Angelique ...

Egypt 1 Uganda 0: Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny tastes AFCON 2017 success

Substitute Abdallah El Said struck an 89th-minute winner to seal a 1-0 victory over Uganda and boost Egypt’s hopes of reaching the African Nations Cup knockout stages. El Said’s effort means Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny and his team-mates will head into Wednesday’s final Group D clash with already-qualified Ghana needing just a point to progress, while Uganda are eliminated. Egypt made ...

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