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    Woman shouting 'Allahu akbar' injures two with blade in France

    AFP | Updated at 07:59pm on June 17, 2018

    Two people were injured in a town in southern France on Sunday when a woman shouting ‘Allahu akbar’ (God is greatest) attacked two people in...

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    World Cup trophy displayed at Luzhniki

    AFP  | Updated at 12:05am on June 15, 2018

    The World Cup trophy was displayed at Moscow’s 80,000-seat Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday ahead of the tournament’s opening match between host nation Russia and Saudi...

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    Barber of Serbia snips Messi ‘headshot’ for WC fans

    AFP | Updated at 12:58am on June 14, 2018

    Looking for a new haircut to celebrate the World Cup in style? A hairdresser is clipping ‘portraits’ of stars Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo onto...

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    Ball girls selected for World Cup opener

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2018

    A group of 14 Russian girls will act as ballgirls in the opening match of the World Cup on Thursday, the first all-female group to...

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    Barca name Abidal as sports director

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on June 09, 2018

    Former France full-back Eric Abidal was named sports director at his former club Barcelona on Thursday, the Spanish champions said in a statement...

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    Chinese joust over Ramos

    AFP   | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    Egyptians branded him ‘Ramos the Dog’ and now Chinese football fans have dubbed Sergio Ramos ‘a butcher’ and ‘master of karate’ for his roughhouse treatment...

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    CA chief Sutherland to stand down

    AFP   | Updated at 12:05am on June 07, 2018

    Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland announced Wednesday he will stand down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal that rattled the game and an acrimonious...

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    Smith ‘cried for four days’ after scandal

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on June 06, 2018

    Former Australian captain Steve Smith admitted he cried for four days after a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked the sport, as he told...

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    We’re waiting for you, Modric tells Neymar

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on June 05, 2018

    Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric urged Neymar to join him at the Champions League winners after swapping shirts with the forward following Sunday’s international friendly...

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    WORLD CUP IN BRIEF

    AFP | Updated at 12:05am on June 04, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo has beefed up his personal security... by hiring one of the world’s best bull fighters, report The Sun....

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