Thursday September 21, 2017
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  • Neymar must learn to be a team player, says Scolari
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    Neymar must learn to be a team player, says Scolari

    over a year ago

    Neymar is an idol to Brazil fans who have pinned their hopes on the talented forward bringing success but manager Luis Felipe Scolari believes he still has to learn how to be a team player. Scolari said Brazil will start their Confederations Cup campaign against Japan on Saturday with... Full story

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    Scandals overshadow T20 birthday celebrations

    over a year ago

    16 June 2013 It was meant to be the saviour of cricket — a quick-fire format spiced with cheerleaders and film-star glamour that would reverse a decline in attendance and draw in a new wave of middle-class fans. But a decade on from the first ever round of Twenty20 matches, there are... Full story

  • Al Aqili Ramadan T20 to open ADCC season
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    Al Aqili Ramadan T20 to open ADCC season

    over a year ago

      17 June 2013 Grand Midwest and Corinche Beach Club set to make debut Sixteen days. That is how short the close season has become when it comes to cricket in Abu Dhabi. What once was a longer break between the season gone by and the new season to come, has shrunk. But the cricketing ... Full story

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    Anderson dismisses Bob Willis’ allegations

    over a year ago

    London: England strike bowler James Anderson has rejected claims from former captain Bob Willis that the ball was tampered with during a Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka at the Oval last Thursday. Willis, who is now a television pundit, said umpire Aleem Dar’s decision to change ... Full story

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    Warner’s punch: The ugly face of Australian cricket

    over a year ago

    Birmingham: Australian opener David Warner’s punching of England’s Joe Root in a bar is an incident which has crossed all levels of decency to be maintained by a sportsman. It does not surprise many that Warner did indulge in such an act because for years, many of his famous ... Full story

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    Kevin Pietersen confirms comeback next week

    over a year ago

    London: England batsman Kevin Pietersen has confirmed he will return to cricket with Surrey in their County Championship fixture away to Yorkshire next week. The 32-year-old South Africa-born shotmaker has not played since March because of a knee injury and now faces a race against time to... Full story

  • England beat New Zealand by 10 runs to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals
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    England beat New Zealand by 10 runs to reach Champions Trophy semi-finals

    over a year ago

    CARDIFF: England qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after they beat New Zealand by 10 runs in a Group A match in Cardiff on Sunday. New Zealand, chasing 170 for victory in a match reduced by rain to 24 overs per side, finished on 159 for eight. Earlier, England captain... Full story

  • Andres Iniesta: A genius and a gentleman
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    Andres Iniesta: A genius and a gentleman

    over a year ago

    Barcelona: It was a moment that catapulted Andres Iniesta to sporting immortality; a moment that would transform the most gifted Spanish footballer of his gilded generation into a national hero, who regularly enjoys the unique experience of receiving standing ovations at most stadiums in... Full story

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    Abu Dhabi and Dubai to continue league coverage

    over a year ago

    Dubai: Following the success of Abu Dhabi and Dubai Sports Channels for their coverage of the UAE Pro League over the last five years, the two entities have agreed to extend their partnership for another three seasons. The new agreement emphasizes the success achieved by the two channels in... Full story

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    Yagoob Al Housani and Musallam Fayez move to Al Jazira

    over a year ago

    Abu Dhab: Al Jazira signed five-year contracts with midfielder Yagoob Al Housani and defender Musallam Fayez, both from Al Ain, as part of the deal between the two clubs which saw Ibrahima Diaky shifting allegiance to the current league champions last week. Fayez, one of three brothers ... Full story

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