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BCCI to get $405m from ICC, Eng next at $139m

BCCI to get $405m from ICC, Eng next at $139m

The staggering amount came following a Committee of Administrators (CoA)'s rigid stand on revenue-sharing model with the worldwide board, which they had proposed well before the start of the tournament. The ICC Full Council also voted unanimously to expel USACA following a Board recommendation in April. According to ICC's amended constitution, the member nations will have full right to decide on bilateral series, itinerary and every other subsidiary details. Read More

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English FA ends sponsorship deals with betting companies

English FA ends sponsorship deals with betting companies

THE ENGLISH FOOTBALL Association (FA) has made a decision to end all sponsorship with betting companies. "We understand The FA's decision regarding their commercial partnerships on gambling ". Increasingly concerned by repeated accusations of hypocrisy, most notably by players found to have breached its rules on gambling, the English association had instigated a review of its position three months ago and announced on Thursday that it had reached agreement with the betting firm on the ... Read More

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Pakistan's BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers martyred, one attacker killed

Pakistan's BAT attack in J&K: 2 Indian soldiers martyred, one attacker killed

He said there were at least two intruders, one of whom has been killed. Sources said additional forces were rushed to LoC but by that time the BAT team had escaped to other side of LoC. The BAT attack was foiled on the day when Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tioba (LeT) suffered a major setback when security forces killed three top militants including its "chief political assassin", Majid Hamid Mir dreaded for killing pro-India politicians, in an overnight operation at Kakpora village in South ... Read More

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America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA

America's Cup: Team New Zealand hold the edge over Team USA

The Kiwi team continued to excel in light-wind sailing and again showed superior speed and slick maneuvers, whipping their 50-foot foiling catamaran around the course at a maximum speed of 38.5 kph. Oracle was still figuring out its boat, and following the infamous "day off" allowed by Team New Zealand, came back with a new tactician in Ben Ainslie and a new mojo. Read More

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Ajinkya Rahane to open in all 5 ODIs in Windies

Kumble had earlier revealed that Kohli had problem with his way of functioning. "Obviously Anilbhai has expressed his views and he has taken a decision to step out and we will respect that decision". It will also be interesting to see if India try Rishabh Pant in the middle-order - the young Delhi wicketkeeper batsman has had a sensational run in domestic cricket and was brilliant in the IPL. Read More

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Pacers, Lakers have talked George trade

Pacers, Lakers have talked George trade

This led the new Pacers front office, led by Kevin Pritchard , to engage teams on offers "for a rental" since George has only a year left on his contract. The Boston Celtics drafted Duke's Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 overall pick in Thursday's National Basketball Association draft, but they reportedly have bigger plans. Read More

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Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick

Lakers Select Lonzo Ball With No. 2 Overall Pick

The Sacramento Kings have two top-10 picks, while National Basketball Association champion Golden State and runner-up Cleveland have none in the first round. Hinson lasted less than two seasons in Philadelphia before being packaged in a deal with New Jersey that sent Mike Gminski to the 76ers. They then completed a trade with the Boston Celtics and are expected to take the Washington guard to begin the action Thursday night. Read More

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Cavaliers part ways with GM Griffin as deal time hits

Cavaliers part ways with GM Griffin as deal time hits

Considering how important LeBron James is to the Cavaliers , doing something against his will is not a smart move. It is well known that LeBron James supports David Griffin and he wanted him to keep his position with the team. "We shouldn't be shocked after we fired our head coach when we were in first place in the middle of the season", Jefferson said Tuesday, referring to David Blatt's dismissal in January 2016. Read More

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Nadal is the best player ever on clay, says Wawrinka

Thank you to the organisers, the other players, to all the people that make this tournament possible. However, Nadal did play down his chances of triumphing at the All England Club by suggesting much would depend on how his knees would respond to playing on grass, with more questions now raised over his fitness for the third Grand Slam of the year by his Queen's pullout. Read More

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Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo headed an early victor as Portugal beat hosts Russia 1-0 in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday to go top of Group A and spoil Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev's 100th cap. All 22 players came together with a pushing and shoving match. But it was Wood who finally broke the deadlock three minutes before the break when midfielder Clayton Lewis turned the ball around the corner to put him through on goal, and he finished expertly to give New Zealand a shock lead. Read More

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Perez distances Real from De Gea move, backs goalkeepers

De Gea is said to be keen on a return to Madrid, but the speculation has waned and Perez's admission that he is happy with his options at the La Liga club look like meaning a move this summer is unlikely. "Mbappe has some very good ways and surely he'll become one of the greatest". Two years ago we had an issue and then the appropriate circumstances didn't arise. Read More

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Trump reverses course in Qatar call

Trump reverses course in Qatar call

Egypt and Bahrain kept up pressure on Qatar on Thursday, giving no indication after talks in Cairo between their leaders that they were ready to soften their stance on the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf. Would-be mediators including U.S. President Donald Trump and Kuwait's ruling emir have struggled to ease a crisis that Qataris say has led to a blockade of their nation. Read More

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Confederations Cup 2017: Ange Postecoglou must balance pragmatism with ambition

Confederations Cup 2017: Ange Postecoglou must balance pragmatism with ambition

The livewire Goretzka burst in behind the defence and fell under the desperate challenge of Massimo Luongo , and Draxler despatched the spot-kick emphatically to send his side in 2-1 ahead. The second half was better. they composed themselves a little bit. "We were clinging on first 45 minutes but it would have been easy to come out second 45 and chuck the towel in but I think it was anything but that". Read More

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Club president Florentino Perez has said Champions League winners Real have so far received no offers for Ronaldo, the world's highest-paid athlete according to Forbes magazine. "The only thing I know is that he feels mistreated by the media". This brings us to a competitive angle of the entire story. "But now in the case of Cristiano Ronaldo , we want to clarify once and for all that this rumour has no basis and must be referred to in the realm of fables". Read More

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Dana White Sends Message To Fighters Complaining About Conor McGregor

Dana White Sends Message To Fighters Complaining About Conor McGregor

And let's be honest with ourselves, a trilogy fight between Diaz and McGregor would just be a hell of a lot more entertaining than what we'll see in late August in the boxing ring. And early estimates are that as many as 5.5m purchases could be made before Mayweather and McGregor fight , despite the seeming mismatch. In the world of boxing , fans rarely get the matchup they want at the time they want. Read More

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Formula One statistics for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Azerbaijan, a new race previous year, is the only grand prix on Formula One's calendar that Lewis Hamilton has yet to win, and he heads back to Baku determined to deliver this weekend. No driver on the current grid has won before in Baku , or been on pole there. Rosberg and Hamilton were team-mates for four years at Mercedes before the German left at the end of last season after claiming his first world championship. Read More

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All Whites ready for Mexico

Defender Pepe also spoke about Ronaldo and said all they are thinking about is winning. Mexico are on a high after an impressive 2-2 draw with European champions Portugal , while New Zealand struggled in the 2-0 defeat to Russian Federation. Read More

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Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

A year before Russian Federation holds the World Cup, the behaviour of fans and concerns over racism are topics the host nation hopes will not be a factor at the eight-team Confederations Cup. If we see their past performances, they have scored only 2 goals in 9 Federation Cup games. Reigning World Cup holders Germany have brought a weakened squad to Russian Federation, with PSG's 23 year old winger Julian Draxler captaining a young panel. Read More

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Rapturous welcome for Pakistan team

Rapturous welcome for Pakistan team

Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey on Monday called Pakistan destiny's child after the green brigade defeated India in the Champions Trophy final at Kennington Oval here. "They made us make those mistakes with the way they were bowling, creating that pressure", Kohli told reporters. Hopefully, this win, everyone will remember not [just] today or tomorrow, but for a very long time .When we arrived here, we were ranked 8th, and now, we are the champions. Read More

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No need for alarm bells after draw, says Ronaldo

Portugal head coach Fernando Santos insists that Cristiano Ronaldo remains "extremely focused" despite ongoing speculation over his Real Madrid future. "There are no easy games, all national team games are hard". Ronaldo's backheel then saw Quaresma fire narrowly wide but another defensive error allowed Mexico to draw level three minutes before the break. Read More

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Lewis Hamilton: Canada win crucial to title hopes

The smiling Australian drew rapturous cheers from the Montreal crowd when he pulled off his boot, poured some champagne and drank it, before asking post-race interviewer Stewart if he wanted some. Haas F1 driver Romain Grosjean picked up a point by finishing 10th. Both drivers were unhurt, but they were forced to retire as a Safety Car was deployed for three laps as the debris was cleared. Read More

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