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    Stokes named ICC player of the year

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:45pm on January 15, 2020

    Ben Stokes was Wednesday named the International Cricket Council player of the year, capping an unforgettable 2019 for the swashbuckling England all-rounder that included a...

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    De Villiers ponders T20 World Cup return

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 11:38pm on January 15, 2020

    South African star AB de Villiers is keen to make an international comeback at the Twenty20 World Cup this year, but admits there are no...

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    Bangladesh out to amaze in U-19 WC

    Sports Desk | Updated at 11:35pm on January 10, 2020

    Bangladesh will look to bring their fine form over recent years to the big stage in Group C of the U19 Cricket World Cup, reports...

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    World Cup winner De Rossi retires from football

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:45pm on January 07, 2020

    Veteran former Italy international Daniele De Rossi announced his retirement from football on Monday, just six months after joining Argentine giants Boca Juniors. De Rossi...

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    Germany ‘ghost-goal’ keeper Tilkowski dies

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2020

    Former Germany goalkeeper Hans Tilkowski, who conceded a controversial Geoff Hurst ‘ghost-goal’ at the 1966 World Cup final, has died at the age of 84,...

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    Liverpool head home hungry for more

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 08:42am on December 22, 2019

    Liverpool have made winning trophies a habit in 2019 and Jurgen Klopp’s side return to England and to their push for the Premier League title...

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    BCB names 15-member squad for U-19 WC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:38pm on December 21, 2019

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday announced a 15-member squad for the forthcoming ICC Under-19 World Cup, scheduled to be held in South Africa from...

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    Blatter ready to testify in France over 2022 WC

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 11:52pm on December 11, 2019

    Sepp Blatter, the former president of FIFA, told AFP on Wednesday that he had opposed awarding the 2020 World Cup to Qatar, but that he...

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    Russia banned from global sports for four years

    Reuters.Lausanne | Updated at 06:12pm on December 09, 2019

    Russia was banned from the Olympics and other major world championships on Monday after sporting officials decided to punish it for tampering with doping-related laboratory...

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    England now considered a threat for Euro 2020: Southgate

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 01, 2019

    England are seen as a bigger threat for Euro 2020 than they were at the 2018 World Cup, with a string of strong results having...