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Ashes: Mark Wood Named In England XI For Cricket Australia XI Warm-Up

Pic: Getty ImagesPaceman Mark Wood has a chance to stake a claim for the third Test in a two-day warm-up match with a Cricket Australia XI in Perth starting on Saturday.

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Shakhtar Donestk's Manager Appears As Zorro In Press Conference After Beating Manchester City

Shakhtar Donestk's manager, Paulo Fonseca, served another surprise after his side's shock 2-1 win against Manchester City earlier today, when he walked into the post-match press conference wearing a costume.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Sets New Champions League Record Against Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first ever player to score on all six matchdays of a Champions League group stage campaign after netting against Borussia Dortmund.

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Rhian Brewster: Liverpool Report Alleged Racial Abuse Of Striker During Youth Game

Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster has alleged he was racially abused by a Spartak Moscow player during a Uefa Youth League game, his club says.

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Stakes Are High In Manchester Derby

Pic:ReutersMANCHESTER, ENGLAND: There have been few Manchester derbies with as much on the line as Sunday’s meeting at Old Trafford of the top two teams in the Premier League -- the most anticipated clash of the campaign so far.

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Putin Says Russia Won't Prevent Athletes From Competing In Pyeongchang

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia would not prevent its athletes from competing at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if they wanted to, damping down calls from some Russians for a boycott of the Games.

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Formula 1: Max Verstappen's Maturity Is Earning Him Millions

Max Verstappen's new Red Bull contract is said by those in the know to make him the third best paid driver in Formula 1 behind Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel from next year.

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South Korean Jang Keun-Suk Named Honorary Ambassador For Pyeongchang Olympics

Jang Keun-suk.

SEOUL -- Star actor-singer Jang Keun-suk has been named honorary ambassador for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the host province of Gangwon, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported his agency as saying on Thursday.

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South Korea Encourages Russians To Compete In Pyeongchang As Neutrals

SEOUL -- South Korea on Thursday encouraged Russian athletes to compete in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics as neutral individuals, amid a ban on Russia competing over its state-sponsored doping, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

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Nelo Vingada Resigns As Malaysia Head Coach

Malaysia head coach Nelo Vingada will step down as head coach, it was announced Wednesday.

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