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Jakarta set to be named 2018 Asian Games hosts


Jakarta is set to be named as the new host city for the 2018 Asian Games after Vietnam withdrew earlier this year from hosting the multi-sports event, according to local media reports. Olympic Council of Asia Vice President Wei Jizhong met Indonesian government officials in Jakarta this week and said ...

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Gory scenes in Pamplona


A fighting bull has gored three people and spread panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain’s San Fermin festival. There were spine-chilling moments when one bull, named Olivito, separated from the pack and gored three runners There were spine-chilling moments when one bull, named Olivito, separated ...

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FIFA World Cup closing ceremony 2014

Shakira took to the centre of the Maracana pitch in Rio to perform his 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' song for the crowd before the big match

Shakira – La La La (FIFA World Cup 2014 Closing Ceremony) For plenty, the World Cup coming to an end is unwelcome after more than a month of explosive football on the biggest of stages. But Brazil, just as they did for the opening ceremony, were looking to make sure ...

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MCC vs ROW: When legends gather at the home of cricket

Both teams include a mixture of stars from all over the world and even generations. The oldest player in the game is Lara (45) and the youngest is Tamim Iqbal (25).

Lord’s Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Home of Cricket, will be the stage for 22 cricket stars to showcase their skills in a 50-over game. The Marleybone Cricket Club (MCC) will take on a Rest of the World side led by Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne respectively. The country-wise ...

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ICC annual conference 2014 Cricket to become a private club

N Srinivasan is all set to chair the ICC © Getty Images

At its annual conference this week, the ICC is set to shed much of the inclusiveness it has strived for at the global level in recent years, with India, England and Australia firmly at the helm Melbourne is something of a Mecca for private members clubs. From the Melbourne Club ...

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