New Zealand pulls out of cricket tour of Pakistan citing security alert

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New Zealand Cricket said in a statement that "following an escalation in the New Zealand Government threat levels for Pakistan, and advice from NZC security advisors on the ground, it has been decided the BLACKCAPS will not continue with...

Carli Lloyd scores five goals as US women hammer Paraguay in farewell tour

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The 39-year-old soccer star found the back of the net twice within the first six minutes of the friendly at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio, before scoring two more in the first half. Teammates Andi Sullivan and Lynn Williams...

Thomas Strakosha own goal: Lazio goalkeeper’s bizarre mistake gifts Galatasaray Europa League victory

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Galatasaray's Türk Telekom Stadium is renowned for generating some of the most intense atmospheres in world soccer, leaving little room for error or hesitancy at the best of times. The fact that Strakosha's blunder was the game's only goal...

Virat Kohli to step down as India’s T20 captain

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The 32-year-old made the announcement on Twitter, saying that he needs to "give himself space" to prepare properly as he continues as India's captain in Test and One-Day International (ODI) format. "I have been fortunate enough to not only...

Tom Brady says he could play in the NFL until 50

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In a video alongside friend and long-term teammate Rob Gronkowski, the 44-year-old has admitted wanting to stave off NFL retirement for another six years. On Thursday, in a video produced by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Gronkowski asked Brady a...

Muhammad Ali: New documentary shows how legend stayed true to himself in ‘hero’ journey

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But the crux of Burns' narrative is that he wasn't always revered, in fact, for many years in the United States, Muhammad Ali was dismissed, feared and even despised.The latter-day image of Ali is that he was flamboyant, loquacious...

Muhammad Ali: New documentary shows how legend stayed true to himself in 'hero' journey

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A new documentary on Muhammad Ali by filmmaker Ken Burns reveals a man who stayed true to himself throughout his life and that universal love of the sporting icon didn't come until very late in his days. Source link Source...

US Women’s National Team players’ association calls identical contract proposal ‘PR stunts’

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The sport's national governing body made the offer to both teams in an attempt to resolve an ongoing dispute with the US Women's national soccer team over equal pay. "USSF's PR stunts and bargaining through the media will...

Members of Afghan women’s youth football team arrive in Pakistan

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Former Afghanistan women's team captain Khalida Popal says she helped with the evacuation process, tweeting: "I am happy to announce that once with the great support I managed to get more than 79 youth female footballers & family members...

PSG: Lionel Messi’s Champions League debut for French giants falls flat against Club Brugge

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Messi was playing the 150th Champions League game of his career -- and his first for PSG -- but the Ligue 1 side failed to click in what proved to be a tricky away game in Belgium. With its...