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Australian Women win first WT20 International against the West Indies

Australia have defeated the West Indies by four wickets in the first WT20 INTL at North Sydney Oval today.


Sambodromo hosts first archery tournament

Brazil’s 40th National Archery Championships got underway in the heart of downtown Rio de Janeiro this week at the world famous Sambodromo.


Magnus Carlsen vs Viswanathan Anand: Preview

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So, they face off. Again. On one side we have the hero of the Billions, the King of 64 squares, the five time world champion, the man who has seen it all. The man who riled up the great Garry Kasparov himself. The Madras Tiger, Viswanathan Anand.


Pune FC down Churchill Bros 3-0

Pune FC began their Durand Cup campaign in style with a comfortable 3-0 win over Churchill Brothers SC in the quarterfinal stage Group-IV encounter at the Raia Sports Complex in Raia, Goa on Friday.


USA U-20 draws Group A for 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship

The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team has been drawn with Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba, Panama and Guatemala in Group A for the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship. The draw took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and the qualification tournament for the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup takes place Jan. 9-24 in Kingston and Montego Bay.


Australian cricketers gear up for Movember

Last summer Mitchell Johnson’s mighty moustache helped inspire Australia’s famous Ashes victory and this year it has moved several of the paceman’s teammates to grow in support of Movember and in the hope it provides a similar winning edge.


USAID support to Generations For Peace

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Civic Initiatives Support programme is partnering with Generations For Peace to expand its Jordan Schools Programme from 2014-2016, working to reduce violence and improve educational performance in schools in Jordanian communities hosting Syrian refugees. The new partnership builds on the successes of a Pilot Programme, which tested the initiative in boys schools and girls schools in Amman and Zarqa over 12 months.


Pune FC face Churchill Brothers test in Durand Cup opener

Pune FC will be eager to kick off their Durand Cup campaign with a win when they face Goan side Churchill Brothers in their quarterfinal stage Group-IV opener at the Raia Sports Complex in Goa on Friday.

The game which will be Pune FC’s first official game of the season will also be Coach Karim Bencherifa’s first competitive game since joining in July and the Moroccan is cautious in his approach.


Changes to Cricket Australia XI squad for T20 tour match against South Africa

Cricket Australia (CA) today advised two changes to the Cricket Australia XI squad that will play South Africa in a T20 tour match on 2 November at North Sydney Oval.


UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Youth Refugees and Sport completes first UN mission in Jordan

IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge completed his first mission as Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport.


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