Month: February 2018

Jay Rodriguez faces discipline from the Football Association. West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez said he is “in disbelief” after the Football Association charged him over his clash with Brighton’s Gaetan Bong. The one-cap England international has been accused by Bong of using racist language towards him in the Jan. 13 Premier League match at the
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has confirmed that an IPL-style T20 tournament in Sri Lanka is in the offing, with the board stating that plans are underway to resurrect the Sri Lankan premier league later this year. SLC, meanwhile, is looking at next month’s Nidahas Trophy as a testing ground of sorts for maximising Sri Lankan
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Mark Cavendish has won 30 stages of the Tour de France British cyclist Mark Cavendish has claimed his first win of the year in the third stage of the Dubai Tour. The 32-year-old edged out France’s Nacer Bouhanni and Germany’s Marcel Kittel in the 180km ride from Dubai to Fujairah. Cavendish finished in a time
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Nepal 139 for 9 (Vesawkar 29, Basant 24*, Scholtz 4-11, Williams 3-32) beat Namibia 138 (Williams 41, Lamichhane 4-18, Kami 3-35) by one wicketScorecard and ball-by-ball details Basant Regmi walks off to applause from his team-mates after his 24 not out secured victory Peter Della Penna Sandeep Lamichhane followed a four-wicket haul with a thrilling 18-run
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After 12 months of allegations and only a minor charge, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has blinked and made its first major move against Nasir Jamshed. The PCB’s anti-corruption unit has formally charged the opening batsman for as many as five breaches of their anti-corruption code. Jamshed is already serving a one-year ban after the
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The Six Nations threw up its fair share of thrills and spills in the opening weekend to set up a tantalising second round of fixtures. England’s clash with Wales promises to be great viewing after both sides recorded impressive first-up wins, but it might be in Dublin where fantasy points are flowing when Ireland host
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All eyes will be on Serena Williams this weekend when she makes her much-anticipated return to competition as part of the United States Fed Cup team. The U.S. will play the Netherlands in Asheville, North Carolina, beginning Saturday. Having spent just over a year off the tour to have her first child, Alexis Olympia, Williams
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Jon Moss consulted with his assistants before awarding Tottenham a penalty last week. LIVERPOOL — Everton manager Sam Allardyce has praised referee Jon Moss for his decision to discuss the awarding of penalty with his assistant during Liverpool’s controversial draw with Tottenham Hotspur last weekend. When Harry Kane was awarded a penalty during the second
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