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    ICC vigiliant over T20 corruption risks

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:05am on September 26, 2018

    Cricket’s governing body admitted the popularity of Twenty20 cricket has increased the risks of corruption in the game, but insisted extra vigiliance was in place to monitor them....

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    ‘We’re the favourites’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 26, 2018

    Bangladesh national team head coach Steve Rhodes on Tuesday backed his charges to beat Pakistan in their last Asia Cup Super Four match and qualify for the final of the tournament....

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    Modric crowned world's best, ends Ronaldo-Messi era

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 07:27am on September 25, 2018

    Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of football's individual awards by being crowned FIFA's best player of the year..

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    Ranieri coy on Roma link

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 12:11am on September 25, 2018

    Former Roma coach Claudio Ranieri remained tight-lipped on Monday amid talk that he could be in line to replace under-fire Eusebio Di Francesco in the Stadio Olimpico hotseat....

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    Europe retain Laver Cup

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 12:08am on September 25, 2018

    Roger Federer and Alexander Zverev won clutch singles matches as Team Europe beat Team World 13-8 to retain the Laver Cup on the third and final day of action in the international tournament in Chicago on Sunday....

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    Pogba blasts Mourinho’s negative tactics

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:07am on September 25, 2018

    Paul Pogba launched a blistering critique of Manchester United’s defensive-minded tactics in Saturday’s draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers, which is likely to infuriate manager Jose Mourinho....

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    Ronaldo keeps Juve perfect

    Reuters . Milan | Updated at 12:06am on September 25, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo erased the frustration of his Champions League red card by scoring the opener and setting up Federico Bernardeschi for a second as Juventus maintained their perfect record in Serie A after five games with a 2-0 win at promoted Frosinone on Sunday....

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    Messi sets record in Barca draw

    Associated Press . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on September 25, 2018

    Lionel Messi set the record for the most Spanish league appearances by a non-Spanish player on Sunday, but the Argentine’s goal couldn’t prevent 10-man Barcelona from dropping its first points of the season in a 2-2 draw with Girona....

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    Woods seals first win in five years

    Agence France-Presse . Atlanta | Updated at 12:04am on September 25, 2018

    Tiger Woods scored his first victory in more than five years on Sunday, completing a two-shot win at the Tour Championship to crown a fairy tale comeback after a near two-year absence....

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    Australia closes ‘Osama’ probe

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 12:03am on September 25, 2018

    Cricket Australia announced Monday it has closed its investigation into Moeen Ali’s claim he was called ‘Osama’ during the 2015 Ashes series, after failing to unearth new details on the allegation