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Four in a row Ashes target inspires Cook

England captain Alastair Cook insisted the goal of winning a fourth successive Ashes series would ensure his side weren’t complacent when they arrived in Australia

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Postecoglou to coach Australia, says club

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Ange Postecoglou is leaving Melbourne Victory to take over as head coach of Australia’s national soccer team, the A-League club said on Wednesday. Postecoglou had been in

Australia’s Khawaja enters row over beer logo

Australian batsman Usman Khawaja may follow fellow Muslim Fawad Ahmed and refuse to wear a uniform with a beer brand logo, but admits that cementing his Test place comes first.

Pakistan close on first test victory over South Africa

Pakistan maintained their stranglehold on the first test against South Africa in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, going to lunch on the fourth day needing just four more wickets to secure

Wenger praises Ozil’s “amazing” first half performance

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger described Mesut Ozil’s first-half performance as “absolutely amazing” after the German scored his first goal for the club and inspired them to a

Wenger wants to stay at Arsenal forever

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would happily see out the rest of his years at the north London club whose consistent support over nearly 17 years in the post has made

Double-ton schoolboy makes history, misses Grace mark

Teenage batsman Dominic Sibley hit 220 not out against Yorkshire on Thursday to become the youngest player to score a double century in the history of England’s County Championship. His

‘Banned’ Mervyn Westfield brands jail term over fixing charges ‘hell’

London, Sept 27 (ANI): English cricketer Mervyn Westfield, who was jailed for four months in early 2012 over spot-fixing charges, has described his prison stint as ‘hell’, in an interview

Super Kings start with a convincing win

RANCHI: Chennai Super Kings started their Champions League TWenty20 campaign with a convincing win over Titans at the JSCA International Stadium Complex here Sunday. Super Kings easily chased down the

Pak manager Moin Khan advises Misbah to change captaincy approach

Karachi: Pakistan team manager Moin Khan has advised Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq to change his approach to captaincy, although he defended Misbah from calls calling for his removal