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Cook ‘gutted’ to miss World Cup

Alastair Cook has said he is “gutted” to be left out of England’s World Cup squad after Eoin Morgan was confirmed as the new one-day captain. Cook, 29, has been dropped from the 15-man squad to play matches in Australia ...

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Liverpool ‘perfect for Sterling’

Raheem Sterling should commit his long-term future to Liverpool and become an Anfield great, according to Steven Gerrard. The 20-year-old is in talks over an extension to his current deal, which still has more than two years to run, but ...

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Fifa agrees to release Garcia report

Fifa executives have unanimously agreed to publish a “legally appropriate version” of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption. So far only a disputed summary of Michael Garcia’s 430-word report into the bidding process for the 2018 and ...

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Upbeat Ozil closing on return

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil hopes to return to action ahead of schedule as he continues his recovery from knee surgery. Ozil has not featured since suffering a partial rupture of the outer band of the left knee joint against Chelsea ...

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United deepen Liverpool gloom

David De Gea produced a man-of-the-match performance as Manchester United extended their winning run in the Premier League to six games with a 3-0 victory over Liverpool at Old Trafford. First-half goals from Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata and a ...

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Bangladesh actress sues cricketer Rubel

Actress Naznin Akter Happy has gone to court against Bangladesh cricketer Rubel Hossain for allegedly cheating her. Naznin Akter Happy filed a case against Rubel under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act with Mirpur police on Saturday. She alleged ...

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FIFA open to greater scrutiny

The Swiss parliament has passed legislation allowing more scrutiny of bank accounts held by sports organisations and their officials. The change in the law means they could look into the bank accounts of officials like FIFA president Sepp Blatter. The ...

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