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    Futsal tournament likely from December in Iran

    The Islamic Republic of Iran would most likely host a four-nation futsal tournament this winter, with national men’s teams from Argentina, Russia and Portugal heading to the country in December.

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    Egypt court upholds death sentences over football riot

    An Egyptian court upheld Monday death sentences against 10 people convicted over rioting that claimed 74 lives at a stadium in Port Said in 2012, judicial and security officials said.

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    Iran beats US to win 2017 Freestyle World Cup

    The Iranian men’s national freestyle wrestling team has claimed the top position at the end of the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah, after trouncing the American side in the title.

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    Tendulkar’s ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’ to hit the theatres on May 26

    Written and directed by James Erskine and produced by Ravi Bhagchandka and Carnival Motion Pictures under 200 NotOut Productions. The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

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    Sarfraz Ahmed replaces Azhar Ali as Pakistan ODI captain

    Pakistan senior batsman Azhar Ali on Thursday stepped down as the ODI captain after a meeting with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan in Dubai.

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    Alastair Cook steps down from England captaincy

    32-year-old Cook, who received a CBE last Friday, steps down from the role as England’s most decorated captain in terms of caps, centuries and runs, and guided his country to two Ashes series victories in 2013 and 2015.

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    Trump Shocker: 2 Kashmiri Athletes Denied US Visa

    It would have been the first trip to the U.S. for the two men, who took up snowshoeing about three years ago in the Himalaya mountains, where they live, and competed in their first world championships last year in Italy.

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    Bolt to lose Olympic gold after teammate caught doping

    Usain Bolt made history as the first sprinter to sweep three gold medals at three Olympic Games. Now he's losing a piece of his historic hardware.Bolt will forfeit an Olympic gold won at the 2008.

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    Egypt adds football legend to Brotherhood terrorism list

    Egypt has added retired national football captain Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country's most renowned athletes, to a terrorism list for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his lawyer told Reuters.

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    West Indies refuse to tour Pakistan

    The decision came after a report issued by Federation of International Cricket Association (FICA), which stated that Pakistan, where no major Test playing nation has travelled after the Sri Lankan team attack.

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    FIFA approves 48 team World Cup for 2026

    The FIFA Council has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup in 2026 to 48 teams, adding 16 nations. FIFA president Gianni Infantino's revamp plan received unanimous backing at a meeting in Zurich on Tuesday.

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    Messi to the rescue, but Barca lose ground on Madrid

    Barcelona's poor start to 2017 continued as they lost further ground on Real Madridat the top of La Liga despite a sensational last minute Lionel Messi free-kick salvaging a 1-1 draw at Villarreal on Sunday.

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    MS Dhoni steps down as Indian ODI and T20 Captain

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as captain of the Indian team. He will, however, be available for the selection for the One Day and T20I series against England.

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    Liverpool F.C. suffer setback vs Sunderland, Manchester United F.C. progress

    Jermain Defoe scored two penalties as third-bottom Sunderland prevented Liverpool from significantly trimming Chelsea’s lead at the Premier League summit in a 2-2 draw on Monday.

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    Eden Hazard, the Chelsea football club genius, can score even when he is drunk!

    According to Eden Hazard’s former teammate Rio Mavuba, the Belgian was drunk during Lille’s 4-1 win over Nancy in the final match of 2011-2012 Ligue 1 season ahead of his switch to English Premier League.

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    Indian cricketer Shami takes on trolls for targeting his wife

    Muslim Indian cricketer Mohommed Shami shut down trolls on social media for prying their noses in his business, after Facebook users in India heaped scorn on him for being a Muslim.

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    Ronaldo calls Syria kids 'the true heroes'

    Cristiano Ronaldo called Syria’s long-suffering children “the true heroes” as he joined a campaign to provide food, medicine and psychological help for kids in Aleppo and other war-stricken cities.

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    Misbah bags ICC Spirit of Cricket Award

    The Pakistani Test side rose to the number one spot on the ICC Test rankings during his captaincy this year, that too in a time when Pakistan only plays international cricket away from home.

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    India seal 4-0 win over England as Jadeja takes 7 wickets

    India pulled the curtains down on England’s winter of discontent in the manner befitting their dominance as the hosts clinched the five-match series 4-0 with an innings and 75-run victory.

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    Cristiano Ronaldo could face six years in jail in tax case

    Cristiano Ronaldo could face a minimum of six years in jail, the secretary general of the union at Spain's tax authority (GESTHA) has claimed.Jose Maria Mollinedo was speaking to Spanish radio.

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    KL Rahul joins India squad, is it curtains for Gambhir?

    India received a boost on Tuesday with the news that opener Lokesh Rahul has recovered from injury and is in contention to face England in this week’s second Test.

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    ICC rejects ball-tampering investigation against Kohli

    The International Cricket Council on Tuesday rejected a ball-tampering investigation against Indian skipper Virat Kohli. The ICC said the video of Kohli from the Rajkot test was nine days old.

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