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Embattled CSA Jacques Faul action CEO JOHANNESBURG Reuters Cricket South Africa

Embattled CSA appoint Jacques Faul as action CEO

12 December, 2019 11:44 pm 11:44 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Cricket South Africa (CSA) have appointed administrator Jacques Faul as acting chief executive and hope to conclude negotiations with former test captain Graeme Smith to take over as director of cricket next week, the governing body said on Saturday. The CSA decided to appoint Faul at a special board meeting on Saturday … Read More

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Liverpool ease to Bournemouth win, Son stars for Spurs

12 December, 2019 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool chalked up another routine win, 3-0 at Bournemouth, to open a daunting 11-point lead in the Premier League on a day when Everton finally had something to cheer as caretaker manager Duncan Ferguson inspired a 3-1 victory over Chelsea. The individual honours, however, were taken by Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min who … Read More

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Johnson says Britain can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins vote

12 December, 2019 10:27 am 10:27 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday night that the public can soon stop talking about Brexit if he wins next week’s general election and that there is significant investment waiting once the political paralysis is over. Britons will vote on Dec. 12 after parliament agreed to an early election, seeking … Read More

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Tokyo marathon move does not affect our credibility: IOC

12 December, 2019 9:47 am 9:47 am

LAUSANNE (Reuters) – A surprise move of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics marathon races and race walk events to cooler Sapporo from the capital was sudden but it will not affect the credibility of the International Olympic Committee, a senior IOC official said on Wednesday. The IOC stunned Games organizers in October by announcing the marathon, … Read More

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Kenya’s Rudisha aims to regain fitness, defend Olympic title

12 December, 2019 9:33 am 9:33 am

ELDORET (Reuters) – Kenya’s David Rudisha, the twice Olympic 800 meters champion and world record holder who has been sidelined for 2-1/2 years due to injury, wants a title hat-trick at next year’s Tokyo Games. A leg injury meant Rudisha, 30, could not run competitively in 2018 and 2019 but he is now ready to … Read More

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UEFA announces new playoff system for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

12 December, 2019 9:13 am 9:13 am

NYON (Reuters) – UEFA is to introduce a new-look playoff system for its 2022 World Cup qualifying competition which will avoid the need to compare results of teams in different groups. UEFA said the 55 teams, who will be battling for 13 places at the tournament in Qatar, will be divided into 10 groups. The … Read More

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Shelvey’s late gem leaves Man City frustrated at Newcastle

11 November, 2019 10:11 pm 10:11 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Manchester City dropped two vital points in the Premier League title race as Jonjo Shelvey’s stunning late strike earned struggling Newcastle United a 2-2 home draw on Saturday. A scrappy game was drifting towards a draw when Kevin De Bruyne’s 82nd-minute thunderbolt looked to have won the game for City who … Read More

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First 16 bodies from among 39 Vietnamese found dead in UK truck repatriated

11 November, 2019 9:19 am 9:19 am

HANOI (Reuters) – The first 16 bodies of 39 Vietnamese people found dead in the back of a refrigerated truck after being smuggled into Britain last month have been repatriated to Vietnam, a local official and Vietnamese media said on Wednesday. “16 bodies, including 5 from Nghe An province, have arrived in Vietnam,” a senior … Read More

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Britain’s chief rabbi warns ‘poison’ of anti-Semitism in ...

11 November, 2019 9:08 am 9:08 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s chief rabbi said opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unfit to be prime minister because he had failed to stem anti-Semitism “sanctioned from the top” and now gripping his party. His comments stirred up campaigning ahead of a Dec. 12 election in which voters face a stark choice between Prime Minister … Read More

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Trump’s ‘conscience’ rule for healthcare workers struck d...

11 November, 2019 12:08 pm 12:08 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Wednesday voided a White House-backed rule making it easier for doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers to avoid performing abortions and other medical services on religious or moral grounds. US District Judge Paul Engelmayer in Manhattan said the “conscience” rule was unconstitutionally coercive because it would let … Read More

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Liverpool sense chance to leave City in their wake

11 November, 2019 10:35 am 10:35 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool have a gilt-edged chance to inflict a hammer blow on Manchester City’s hopes of a third successive Premier League crown in a seismic clash at Anfield on Sunday but failure to do so could revive bitter memories. Rewind to the third day of the year at the Etihad Stadium and Liverpool … Read More

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Atalanta fight back to draw with Man City as Kyle Walker ends up in goal

11 November, 2019 10:24 am 10:24 am

MILAN (Reuters) – Manchester City were made to wait to book a place in the Champions League knockout stages and ended up clinging on for a 1-1 draw against Atalanta on Wednesday after a red card forced Kyle Walker to go in goal. City had taken an early lead through Raheem Sterling but Mario Pasalic’s … Read More

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US accuses two former Twitter employees of spying for Saudi Arabia

11 November, 2019 10:16 am 10:16 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two former employees of Twitter and a third man from Saudi Arabia face US charges of spying for the kingdom by digging up private user data and giving it to Saudi officials in exchange for payment, a complaint from the Department of Justice shows. Ali Alzabarah and Ahmad Abouammo, who used to … Read More

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Impressive Djokovic beats Dimitrov as Nadal pulls out in Paris

11 November, 2019 11:16 pm 11:16 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic reached the Paris Masters final for the sixth time when he downed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 7-6(5) 6-4 but Rafael Nadal pulled out injured on Saturday. Serbia’s world number one, who will be supplanted by Nadal at top of the ATP rankings on Monday, won a high-octane first-set tiebreak before wearing … Read More

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Mali says 54 killed in militant attack on army post

11 November, 2019 11:11 pm 11:11 pm

BAMAKO (Reuters) – At least 53 soldiers and one civilian have been killed in an attack on an army post in northern Mali, the government said, in one of the deadliest strikes against the West African country’s military in recent memory. The authorities first reported the attack in Indelimane, Menaka region, on Friday, but gave … Read More