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Man City NYC FC Melbourne City owners buy share in Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu

[ad_1] Phil Foden and Manchester City put an end to Newport County's FA Cup run, beating the League Two side at Rodney Parade to reach the quarterfinals. Shaka Hislop reveals his latest power rankings which see Manchester City keep hold of the top spot and Manchester United drop out. The parent company of Premier League champions Manchester City, MLS franchise New York City FC and A-League club Melbourne City has
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Michael Vaughan: England will make the semifinals of the ICC World Cup 2019

[ad_1] PCB to prepare for tight security for PSL final Pakistan will deploy thousands of police and bullet-proof buses for the final of its Twenty20 franchise league, set to be held in Lahore next month after the rest of the tournament is played in the UAE. Miandad blames foreign coaches for Pakistan’s decline He also lashed out at Pakistan Cricket Board’s announcement that it would hold a two-day round table
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ICC bans cricket coach for breaching anti-corruption code

[ad_1] Irfan Ansari, a domestic cricket coach based out of UAE, has been banned from all cricket for 10 years for breaching the ICC Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday.This was after Ansari was deemed guilty of breaching three offences under the code by the ICC Anti-Corruption tribunal. It related to his corrupt ‘approach’ to Sarfraz Ahmed, the captain of the Pakistan national team, during Sri Lanka’s
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2020 ICC Women’s T20 WC tickets to go on sale from Thursday

[ad_1] Tickets for next year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia will go on sale to the public from Thursday, coinciding with the one-year countdown of the tournament.Fans can get their tickets to all 23 women’s matches, including the final, at the official tournament website, t20worldcup.com, the ICC said in a statement.The seventh edition of the global showpiece event for women’s T20 cricket will take place across Australia from
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Ante Milicic names his first Matildas squad confident Australia can win the Women’s World Cup

[ad_1] Speaking to the media for the first time since being axed as Matildas head coach, Stajcic says he remains in the dark about the reasons for his dismissal. Alen Stajcic has described the personal and professional impact of the saga over his dismissal as Matildas head coach. New Matildas coach Ante Milicic says Australia can win the World Cup, claiming sacked coach Alen Stajcic's blessing to take the team
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ICC World Cup 2019: World Cup ‘firsts’ still vivid for West Indies hero Clive Lloyd

[ad_1] The children playing cricket in the unlikely setting of London's Trafalgar Square could have been forgiven for not knowing the identity of the grey-haired gentleman loping between the wickets.Yet even wearing a heavy coat to guard against the chill of an English winter morning, the tall, bespectacled and slightly stooping figure of Clive Lloyd was still instantly recognisable to generations of cricket fans.Lloyd was in London on Tuesday at
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Atletico Madrid vs. Juventus – Football Match Preview – February 20, 2019

[ad_1] Feb 20 (Reuters) - Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira will be on the sidelines for a month after having treatment to correct an irregular heartbeat, the Serie A leaders said on Wednesday.The 31-year-old Khedira, who was part of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning squad, did not travel for Wednesday's Champions League last-16 first leg at Atletico Madrid after being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.Khedira underwent an "electrophysiological study and successful interventional therapy",
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Atletico’s Morata on Real Madrid past: ‘Not even Jesus Christ was liked by everyone.’

[ad_1] Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata accepts his Real Madrid past is a problem for some Rojiblanco fans, but "not even Jesus Christ was liked by everyone." Morata joined Atletico from Chelsea in January on an 18 month-loan deal, with some supporters at the Wanda Metropolitano having protested against the idea, but coach Diego Simeone stood firm in his wish to bring the Spain international back to his boyhood club.