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Central Coast Mariners captain Matt Simon refuses to comment on Usain Bolt contract

[ad_1] Newly-named captain Matt Simon says Usain Bolt has made immense strides since arriving at Central Coast but is refusing to shed light on whether the Jamaican superstar will remain at the A-League club. The Mariners have shut down talk of Bolt signing a contract before their season opener against Brisbane on Sunday as the eight-time Olympic gold medallist continues to trial for a spot. Bolt, who trained with the
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Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea nets Guinness World Record for 100 Premier League assists

[ad_1] Cesc Fabregas isn't exactly short on silverware, but the Chelsea midfielder can now boast that he has a Guinness World Record to add to his C.V. Indeed, Fabregas is now the official holder of the record for achieving 100 assists in the Premier League in the shortest amount of time -- thus earning himself a place in the 2019 Guinness World Records (GWR) annual. Fabregas managed the feat in
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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mumbai faces Hyderabad challenge in first semis

[ad_1] A powerhouse Mumbai line-up takes on Hyderabad in the first semifinal of the Vijay Hazare Trophy at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday.The Mumbai team received a big boost with the addition of Ajinkya Rahane and Prithvi Shaw, both of whom returned to the State squad after their recent Test stints. In Rahane, Prithvi, Rohit Sharma and skipper Shreyas Iyer, the outfit boasts of a truly fearsome top-order.The four
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Umesh Yadav to replace Shardul Thakur in ODI squad

[ad_1] Paceman Umesh Yadav was on Tuesday rewarded for his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket with a recall in the ODI squad as a replacement for injured Shardul Thakur.The selectors had announced the squad for the first two matches but Thakur has been ruled out of the five-ODI series after sustaining a right adductor tendon injury.His much-awaited Test debut ended in a nightmare in Hyderabad as he bowled only
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ICC all set to crack down on sexual harassment

[ad_1] The International Cricket Council (ICC) is all set to put in place stiff rules and regulations, called "Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines", to deal with sexual harassment of different kinds. The ICC’s four-day quarterly meetings will begin in Singapore on Wednesday. In a note addressed to Women’s Committee, Chief Executives Committee, Development Committee and the ICC Board, the ICC Chief Operating Officer, Iain Higgins, and Senior Legal Counsel, Sally Clark
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Nigeria player ratings: Which Super Eagles impressed vs. Libya?

[ad_1] For the second game in a row, Odion Ighalo stole the headlines as Nigeria boosted their hopes of reaching the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-2 victory over Libya in Sfax. The Super Eagles hitman followed up on his hat-trick in the first match against the North Africans on Saturday with a double - including a late winner - as Gernot Rohr made it three consecutive qualifying victories.
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LIVE Transfer Talk Liverpool eye move for Napoli striker Lorenzo Insigne

[ad_1] Players from across the league share their thoughts on Usain Bolt's pursuit of a contract with the Central Coast Mariners. The transfer window for all of Europe's big five leagues is closed, but that doesn't stop Transfer Talk from rummaging around about who will be moving where come January. TOP STORY: Liverpool eye Napoli striker Insigne ESPN's Gabriele Marcotti obtained a FIFA report revealing the biggest overhaul to the
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West Indies coach Stuart Law suspended for first two ODIs against India

[ad_1] West Indies coach Stuart Law was on Tuesday suspended from the first two ODIs against India for making “inappropriate comments” against a match official, adding to the Caribbean team’s woes after a disastrous Test outing.Law was also fined 100 per cent of his match, the ICC said in a statement. With the latest transgression, Law accumulated four demerit points within a 24-month period, leading to his suspension from the