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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Gareth Bale

Europe back to business on road to 2018 World Cup

PARIS: Qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russia ramps up again this weekend in Europe, as the group stages reach the halfway point and...
China Football

La Liga chief tells China ‘not just about cash’

SINGAPORE: China's cash-rich Super League needs to work on improving local talent as well as dipping into its deep pockets to attract top foreign players,...
Tim Southee

Southee out, de Kock in doubt for third Test

WELLINGTOM: New Zealand and South Africa were both hit by injuries Thursday, two days from the start of the third Test, with Tim Southee...
Lukas Podolski

Podolski hits Germany winner against England to sign off in style

DORTMUND: Lukas Podolski signed off his Germany career in style on Wednesday smashing home the winning goal with his trusty left boot to seal a...
Dharamsala

Dharamsala all set for blockbuster Test debut

NEW DELHI: With India and Australia clashing in a winner-takes-all finale to an enthralling series, the picturesque town of Dharamsala in the Himalayan foothills...
Qatar vs Iran

Qatar, Iran coaches clash ahead of World Cup tie

DOHA: A simmering spat between the Qatar and Iran coaches broke out into the open on Wednesday ratcheting up tensions 24 hours ahead of a...
UEFA

UEFA considers squad limits, transfer market changes

UEFA will consider introducing squad limits and changes to the transfer system to prevent European teams hoarding players and stem the growing gap between...
James Anderson

England’s Anderson concerned about future of Test cricket

LONDON: England fast bowler James Anderson is worried that Test cricket is losing popularity as attendances for the longer format are declining, with younger crowds...
MS Dhoni

BCCI doubles salaries for contracted cricketers

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket board Wednesday doubled the salaries of its contracted players while retaining former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the top pay...
Chinu Sandhu

British wrestler Sandhu gets four-year ban for doping violation

British freestyle wrestler Chinu Sandhu, who won bronze at the Commonwealth Games in 2014, has been handed a four-year ban for a doping violation. Sandhu...

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