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    President Weah makes surprise return against Nigeria

    Reuters | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    Liberia president and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international competition in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday....

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    Five-star Brazil sink El Salvador

    Reuters . Landover | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    A double from Richarlison on his first international start helped Brazil to a 5-0 win over El Salvador in Maryland on Tuesday. Brazil ran out with a new-look side, with coach Tite giving debuts to goalkeeper Neto and full-back Eder Militao as well as first starts to Richarlison at centre forward and Arthur in midfield....

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    England’s feel-good factor dented by familiar failings

    Agence France-Presse . Leicester | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    England returned from Russia filled with hope after a World Cup that promised a brighter future with a run to the semi-finals for the first time in 28 years....

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    Lloris gets 20-month ban for drink-driving

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    France’s World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris has been banned from driving for 20 months and fined after pleading guilty to a charge of drink driving, British media reported on Wednesday....

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    Real influence shines in Enrique’s Spain

    Reuters . Elche | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    Spain’s golden era is often described as being constructed on a base of Barcelona players but the team’s future looks set to revolve around footballers from Real Madrid if the resounding 6-0 hammering of Croatia on Tuesday is anything to go by....

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    Australian paper reprints ‘racist’ Serena cartoon

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page Wednesday, slapping aside ‘politically correct’ accusations that the drawing was racist and sexist....

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    Anderson not finished yet

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    James Anderson says he has no plans to hang up his boots yet after overtaking Glenn McGrath to become the most prolific fast bowler in Test history as the Australian challenged the Englishman to reach 600 wickets....

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    Mahmudullah gears up for SL

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    Ace all-rounder Mahmudullah believed that Bangladesh needed to be at their best to beat Sri Lanka in their opening match of the Asia Cup, scheduled in United Arab Emirates on September 15....

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    Resurgent Maldives storm into final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2018

    A resurgent Maldives stormed into the final of the 12th SAFF Championship when they beat an in-form Nepal side by 3-0 goals in the first semi-final at the Bangbandhu National Stadium on Wednesday....

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    Brazil win 5-0, Argentina fire blank

    Reuters. Landover/ New Jersey | Updated at 10:23am on September 12, 2018

    A double from Richarlison on his first international start helped Brazil to a 5-0 win over El Salvador in Maryland on Tuesday...

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