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Wigan Warriors 8-20 Sydney Roosters: NRL premiers win World Club Challenge

Two of Sydney Roosters’ four World Club Challenge title wins have come against Wigan World Club Challenge Wigan Warriors (4) 8 Try: Davies, Marshall Sydney Roosters (14) 20 Tries: Morris 3, Tupou Goals: Taukeiaho 2 Brett Morris scored a hat-trick as National Rugby League side Sydney Roosters beat Wigan Warriors to win a record-equalling fourth World Club Challenge title. Morris …

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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will retire from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will retire from one-day international cricket after this year’s World Cup. Gayle has played 284 ODIs since his debut in 1999 and has scored 9,727 runs with 23 hundreds. The 39-year-old opener is in the squad to play England in the five-match ODI series, which begins in Bridgetown on Wednesday. Gayle is West Indies second-highest …

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World Cup 2030: Chile to join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in joint bid

Before a World Cup qualifier in September 2017, Uruguay’s Luis Suarez and Argentina’s Lionel Messi posed for photos in special kits promoting the 2030 bid Chile will join Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in making a joint bid to host the 2030 World Cup. The tournament will mark 100 years since Uruguay hosted the inaugural World Cup in 1930, which they …

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Inside the illegal world of organised dogfighting

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA BBC undercover investigation revealed an international dogfighting network. Warning: Contains distressing scenes of animal cruelty A BBC investigation into the dark world of organised dogfighting discovered an illegal trade of fighting dogs stretching from Eastern Europe to Wales. The fighters face each other, ready. One rushes forward into a clash of …

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Gordon Banks: World Cup glory, waiting for Liverpool and the greatest save

Gordon Banks was in goal when Leicester lost 2-0 against Spurs in the 1961 FA Cup final This article was originally published on 29 December 2017. England’s most famous goalkeeper, Gordon Banks, has died aged 81. To mark his 80th birthday on 30 December 2017, Radio 5 live’s Sportsweek spoke to the 1966 World Cup-winner to reflect on his life …

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Gordon Banks: World Cup winner who produced wonder save from Pele

Watch: Banks makes wonder save to deny Pele at 1970 World Cup Gordon Banks, who has died aged 81, will take his place in history as a key component of the only England team to win the World Cup as West Germany were beaten at Wembley on 30 July 1966. The defining moment of the legendary goalkeeper’s career, however, came …

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Gordon Banks: World Cup winning goalkeeper dies aged 81

Watch: Banks makes wonder save to deny Pele at 1970 World Cup England’s 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks has died aged 81. Regarded as one of the game’s greatest in his position, Banks was named Fifa goalkeeper of the year six times and earned 73 caps for England. He is perhaps best known for his wonder save from Pele …

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Students around the world on US school shootings and their own fears

This week marks one year since the Parkland school shooting in Florida, where 17 people were killed. School shootings are feared by a majority of American teenagers, a study from Pew Research Center suggests. Students in Australia, India, Lebanon and the UK reveal their feelings on gun violence in US classrooms and their biggest personal fears. Source link

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Naomi Osaka: World number one splits with coach Sascha Bajin

Naomi Osaka started working with Sascha Bajin (left) at the start of 2018 World number one Naomi Osaka has split with her coach Sascha Bajin 16 days after winning the Australian Open. The Japanese 21-year-old, whose win in Melbourne sealed back-to-back Grand Slam titles, worked with the German for just over a year. “I will no longer be working together …

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