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Cyclist Perkins gets nod from Putin for Russia switch

Australian cyclist Shane Perkins has been given the green light to attain Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin, paving the way for the twice world champion to represent his new country at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Melbourne-born 30-year-old won a sprint bronze for Australia at the 2012 Olympics in …

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Mayweather on putting legacy on the line: 'It's worth it'

With his superfight against Conor McGregor a little over a week away, Floyd Mayweather struck a reflective tone on Thursday as he discussed the risk of coming out of retirement for a massive payday.

Mayweather, who has not fought in nearly two years, needs a win next week to surpass …

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Women ✊Groups Demand Magufuli Apology🙏 for 🤰🏾Pregnancy Remarks

Women groups have expressed outrage after Tanzanian President John Magufuli's statement that girls impregnated while still in school should not be allowed to resume their studies. Magufuli, who addressed a public rally in Chalinze town, said young mothers would be distracted if they were allowed back in school:

"After calculating …

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Afghanistan approach ICC regarding Full Member status

The Afghanistan Cricket Board is understood to have expressed a keenness to the ICC to apply for Full Member status, though is yet to formally apply, reportedly.

The application is likely to be made in February and considered at the ICC meeting then, with Afghanistan currently preparing a comprehensive report …

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Kirmani sidelined

Among the glitz and the glory of the famous 1983 World Cup where all seemed to be rosy, but one of the key men behind the triumph, Syed Kirmani believes that he was sidelined and not given his due as an icon.

"I was sidelined when I was at the …

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KP does it again!📹https://goo.gl/42eV2M

Kevin Pietersen has once again wrung up controversy on the field against the Melbourne Renegades on the field during his stellar show of 73 off 46. The former English batsman was batting on 19 runs when he saw that the bowler, Kieron Pollard, had tape on his right hand. Pietersen …

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PCB charges against FICA

On Tuesday the PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) condemned the FICA’s (Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations) for the way they have treated international teams with visiting teams. The FICA has strongly advised foreign players in the 2017 PSL (Pakistan Super League) due to concerns over player safety.

The PCB has …

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Warner get's set for India

Australian opener Warner has begun to prepare for his journey to India and to do that he has changed his bat to a heavier bat, more suited to typical subcontinental conditions. He has decided to lower the sweet spot on his bat, as well as using a heavier bat switching …

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England Win🎉 1⃣st Practice Game Against 🇮🇳India A

England XI 307/7 (Billings 93, Yadav 5/60) beat India A 304/5 (Rayudu 100, MSD 68*, Dhawan 63) by 3 wickets

Ahead of what is expected to be a tightly contested ODI & T20I series, both England and India had a good warm-game👍 at the Brabourne stadium🏟 in Mumbai …

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Johnny Grave named WICB chief executive

The WICB has appointed Johnny Grave as its new chief executive. Grave, who is serving his notice period at the Professional Cricketers' Association in England, where he has been employed as commercial director for the last nine years, will assume the WICB role from February.

The position of the WICB …

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Sarfraz Ahmed set to fly back home

Pakistan vice-captain and wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed is likely to return home after his mother was admitted to the Intense Care Unit (ICU) in Karachi.

Sarfraz was rested from the Pakistanis' warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI on Tuesday in Brisbane. Mohammad Rizwan, the other wicketkeeper on tour, kept wickets in …

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