Monday, 24 July 2017

Tag Archives: England

Dale Steyn out of England Tests

Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16. South Africa's Dale Steyn reacts after injuring himself at the WACA Ground in Perth.    REUTERS/David Gray

LONDON: South African pacer Dale Steyn will miss South Africa’s tour of England, which starts next week and ends in August, as he continues to recover from a shoulder surgery. Steyn, who has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia last November with a broken bone, was ...

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Amir Khan: Will announce my comeback fight opponent next month

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NEW DELHI: British Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan today said Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao and reigning IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook are among the prospective opponents for his much-anticipated return to the ring come November. “I will announce a fight within the next one month. I am in talks with ...

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Bairstow stars in England win

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LONDON: Jonny Bairstow’s quickfire 72 not out set up England’s 85-run win over Ireland in the second one-day international at Lord’s. Victory saw England take the two-match series 2-0 after they had launched their build-up to next month’s Champions Trophy tournament on home soil with a comfortable seven-wicket win at ...

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My tennis will do the talking, Sharapova warns Bouchard

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LONDON: Maria Sharapova promised to let her tennis do the talking when she meets Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Madrid Open in a match laced with tension over Sharapova’s 15-month doping ban. Bouchard labelled the Russian “a cheater” last week and suggested Sharapova should have been kicked ...

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Freida Pinto on Guerrilla and black activism

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PARIS: Freida Pinto is back on screen in the new Showtime mini-series “Guerrilla.” The six-part British drama is set in 1970s England against the backdrop of the immigration act, the revolution around it and the Black Power movement. It follows the efforts of a pair of activists, Marcus Hill and ...

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Ben Stokes injury a big concern for England ahead of Champions Trophy

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LONDON: English all-rounder Ben Stokes might be a doubt for England’s Champions Trophy squad after he suffered an injury in an IPL game against Mumbai Indians. England are reportedly on alert with their medical staff monitoring the condition of the Englishman following the injury. While bowling in a league game ...

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Zafar Ansari: Surrey and England all-rounder retires aged 25

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LONDON: Surrey and England all-rounder Zafar Ansari has retired from cricket at the age of 25, saying he has “other ambitions that I want to fulfil”. Ansari made his Test debut for England in October, against Bangladesh, before playing two Tests against India. The left-arm spinner played 71 first-class games, ...

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ICC unveil practice match schedule for Women’s World Cup

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LONDON: Defending champions Australia will face South Africa and Pakistan in warm-up matches prior to this year’s International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup in England and Wales, it has been announced. The ICC has published the warm-up schedule for the eight competing nations, with games due to be played ...

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Victoria receives OBE from Prince William

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LONDON: Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has received an OBE from Prince William for services to the fashion industry. Victoria, who was joined by her husband and parents for the investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, was recognised for her 17-year career. Former heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill was made a Dame, and ...

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