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Australia rope in Fekete, Bancroft for Bangladesh Test series

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Johannesburg, Sept.14 : Uncapped pacer Andrew Fekete has been named in the Australian squad as their surprise inclusion for next month’s Test series against Bangladesh.Debutant top-order batsman Cameron Bancroft has also been included in the 15-man squad.Besides, opener Joe Burns, Patrick Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell and Stephen O’Keefe are recalled in the Test side.Confirming the news, national selector Rodney ...

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Australia rope in Handscomb, Hastings

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Johannesburg, Sept.8 : Australia have roped in top-order batsman Peter Handscomb and all rounder John Hastings into the squad for remaining ODIs of the five-match series against England.The duo replaced all-rounder Shane Watson and fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile, who were ruled out of the series due to injuries.Besides the Victorian pair, top-order batsman Aaron Finch has replaced injured David Warner ...

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Prince Ali says FIFA’s leaders knew about corruption

Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, FIFA's Asian vice president and chairman of the Jordan Football Association, attends a news conference in central London February 3, 2015. Prince Ali, 39, launched his bid for the FIFA presidency on Tuesday and said it was time for the "culture of intimidation" in world soccer's governing body to end. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SOCCER) - RTR4O1EC

Johannesburg, Sept.8 : Prince Ali bin al Hussein has lashed out at the football leaders, saying that they were aware of the corruption activities that has plunged the sport’s governing body into an unprecedented crisis.The 39-year-old added that members of the executive committee undoubtedly knew about what had been going on in football deals, Sport24 reported.Prince Ali insisted that if ...

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Serena, Venus advance to next round of US Open

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New York, Sep.3 : Top-seeded Serena Williams displayed another brilliant performance as she swept aside Dutch player Kiki Bertens in straight sets to advance to the next round of the US Open here on Thursday. The 33-year-old clinched 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 win over Bertens to progress to the third round.Serena will now lock horns with Bethanie Mattek-Sands in third-round match.Meanwhile, Serena’s ...

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‘Gold medal-winning’ national boxer now cleans ‘garbage’ for a living

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Kanpur, Sept. 3 : A national-level Gold medal-winning boxer, Kamal Kumar now collects garbage from door to door for a living here.Kamal said that he wanted to become the pride of the nation, but the government remained ignorant and so he didn’t get any financial support.”I am sad because even after playing at national level I was not able to ...

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