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Cristiano Ronaldo banned for two matches over phone incident with fan.

Cristiano Ronaldo banned for two matches over phone incident with fan.
Former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned for two domestic matches for knocking a phone out of an Everton fan's hand. The 37-year-old appeared to hit the phone as he went down to the tunnel after defeat at Goodison Park in April. Ronaldo, who left…
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Spain teen Gavi in dreamland after becoming youngest World Cup scorer since Pele.

Spain teen Gavi in dreamland after becoming youngest World Cup scorer since Pele.
Spain midfielder Gavi became the third-youngest goal scorer in World Cup history and youngest since Brazil legend Pele in 1958 with his 74th-minute strike in a 7-0 win against Costa Rica on Wednesday (25). When he stepped on the field to start the game, the Barcelona prodigy…
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Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina.

 Saudi Arabia declares public holiday to mark World Cup win over Argentina.
Saudi Arabia has said Wednesday will be a national holiday as on the Jeddah Corniche by the Red Sea, in the heart of the capital Riyadh and in towns and villages across the country its seismic 2-1 World Cup win over Lionel Messi’s Argentina was celebrated as a coming of age…
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West Midlands to host 2025 Kabaddi World Cup.

West Midlands to host 2025 Kabaddi World Cup.
The Kabaddi World Cup will be held in the West Midlands region of the United Kingdom. The Kabaddi World Cup 2025 will be hosted out of Asia for the first time announced by the World Kabbadi Federation (WKF). The region will host the sport’s most prestigious global tournament…
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ICC Hall of Fame 2022: Chanderpaul, Edwards and Qadir honoured as newest names in the ICC Hall of Fame.

ICC Hall of Fame 2022: Chanderpaul, Edwards and Qadir honoured as newest names in the ICC Hall of Fame.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announces the latest legends who join the prestigious list of cricketing greats that make up the ICC Hall of Fame. Following a voting process that included existing Hall of Famers, media representatives plus senior executives fro…
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“Winning the Inner Battle” The book by Shane Watson.

“Winning the Inner Battle” The book by Shane Watson.
In November 2022, Shane Watson wrote a new book titled "Winning the Inner Battle Bringing the Best Version of You to Cricket". Shane Watson's new book, Winning the Inner Battle, explores the mental side of the game through his own experiences revitalising his c…
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SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.

SLC to launch its own T10 league in June 2023.
Sri Lanka Cricket has pencilled in June 2023 for the launch of its inaugural T10 league. Titled the Lanka T10 League, the tournament will also host both a men's and women's tournament in the same slot first - meaning matches would take place "concurrently,"…
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Kenyan runner Renju banned five years for doping.

Kenyan runner Renju banned five years for doping.
Keneth Kiprop Renju, winner of the Prague half-marathon in April, received a five-year ban Friday as the latest in a long list of Kenyan athletes suspended for suspected doping. The 26-year-old has been banned for the “presence/use of a prohibited substance (Methasterone)“, …
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22nd FIFA World Cup 2022

22nd FIFA World Cup 2022
The 22nd FIFA men’s world cup was formally declared open at a colourful ceremony held at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on 20 November. It is for the first time that an Arab country is hosting the football tournament. 32 teams will play for the most coveted prize in …
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Brazilian Grand Prix 2022

Brazilian Grand Prix 2022
Mercedes’ George Russell has won his maiden F1 race in Brazilian Grand Prix in Sao Paulo. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton & Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz came at the second and third positions respectively. With Red Bull’s Max Verstappen finishing fourth. It was also Mercedes’ maiden…
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Greg Barclay re-elected as ICC chairman without contest.

Greg Barclay re-elected as ICC chairman without contest.
Greg Barclay has been re-elected as ICC chairman for another two-year term after his rival, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani, pulled out of the contest late on Friday. Barclay, who served his first stint as ICC chair between 2022 and this November, will now…
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T20 World Cup 2022 Final

 T20 World Cup 2022 Final
England were crowned the champions after they defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia. They are the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cups at the same time after their memorable win over New Zealand in the 2…
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India to host 2023 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships.

India to host 2023 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships.
India has been named the host country for the 2023 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships. The announcement was made 09th November at the press conference in New Delhi, where the Host City Agreement was signed between the International Boxing Association (IBA) and the Boxing…
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T20 World Cup: Wanindu Hasaranga shortlisted for Player of Tournament award.

T20 World Cup: Wanindu Hasaranga shortlisted for Player of Tournament award.
Sri Lanka’s ace spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has been included in the 9-member shortlist for the Player of the Tournament for the ongoing ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022. Hasaranga’s wickets came at a stunning average of 13.26 and a tidy economy of 6.41, with best figures of 3/8. …
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Holger Rune won men’s singles 2022 Paris Masters title.

Holger Rune won men’s singles 2022 Paris Masters title.
19-year-old Danish player, Holger Rune has defeated the six-time champion, Novak Djokovic to clinch his first Men’s single, 2022 Masters Title in Paris. He has become the youngest winner of the Paris tournament since Boris Becker in 1986. He is the fifth first-time Masters …
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ICC Player of the Month award for October 2022.

ICC Player of the Month award for October 2022.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month awards for October 2022. India veteran batter Virat Kohli has been named as the ICC men’s Player of the Month for October. Meanwhile, Pakistan’s veteran all-rounder Nida Dar has bee…
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Kohli becomes the highest run-scorer in men's T20 World Cups.

Kohli becomes the highest run-scorer in men's T20 World Cups.
Virat Kohli has become the all-time leading run-scorer in men's T20 World Cups, overtaking Mahela Jayawardene's record of 1016 runs, which was set in 2014. Kohli broke the record during India's fourth group 2 game against Bangladesh in Adelaide, and he passed the…
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Mexican Grand Prix 2022

Mexican Grand Prix 2022
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen finished in first place at the Mexican Grand Prix 2022 to claim his record-setting 14th win of the season. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton and Red Bull’s Sergio Perez finished second and third respectively.  Verstappen 14th victory of the season sees…
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FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022.
Spain, defending champions won the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup against the first-time finalists Colombia. Spain won the match after an own goal in the 82nd minute of the finals by Colombian defender Ana María Guzmán Zapata. The final match of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup…
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Argentina celebrates return of Maradona’s World Cup final shirt.

Argentina celebrates return of Maradona’s World Cup final shirt.
Argentines are celebrating the return of football legend Diego Maradona’s World Cup final shirt to the country.Thirty-six years after Argentina beat Germany in the 1986 World Cup final, the shirt which Maradona wore in the first half has been handed back to the Argentine Fo…
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