Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Kumble steps down as India coach

Anil Kumble has stepped down as India head coach following their loss to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final and reported issues with skipper Virat Kohli. The former Indian captain described his partnership with Kohli as “untenable”. Kumble has been in charge of the team for a year, but ...

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Emirati MMA fighter makes history

Mohammed Yahya has made history by becoming the first Emirati Mixed Martial Artist to be officially signed to one of the world’s largest MMA organisations. The 23-year-old, who boasts a 6-1 MMA record to date, has signed a four-fight contract with Bellator MMA, and will now square off with some ...

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Rampant Lions maul Chiefs in Hamilton

Jack Nowell scored twice as the Lions thrashed the Waikato Chiefs 34-6 in Hamilton on Tuesday. In the final game before the first Test against the All Blacks, the team was mostly made up of fringe players – but the dominant forwards performance will give coach Warren Gatland a selection ...

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FIFA Club World Cup general tickets up for sale

Tickets for the general public for the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup, which will be held in the UAE later this year, are now up for sale. Defending champions Real Madrid will headline the event when the best football clubs from around the world converge in Abu Dhabi and Al ...

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Lions in final tour game before first New Zealand Test

The British and Irish Lions face the Chiefs in their final warm-up game before facing New Zealand. Ireland’s Rory Best will skipper the side, with tour captain Sam Warburton rested ahead of the first Test on Saturday. The six players controversially called up by head coach, Warren Gatland, are amongst ...

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