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Pune hope past record holds good against Dempo

Pune FC will hope to take a leaf out of their past dominance over Dempo SC when they face the Goan heavyweights in an I-League Round-11 encounter at the Duler Stadium in Mapusa, on Wednesday.

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Ashton Agar fined for dissent

Cricket Australia (CA) announced today that Ashton Agar has been fined 25% of his match fee for breaching the CA Code of Behaviour during Western Australia’s Bupa Sheffield Shield match against the Victorian Bushrangers at the WACA.

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Zambia stun South Africa 3-1

Zambia shattered Bantwana’s high hopes of qualifying for the World Cup in Costa Rica next year with a stunning 3-1 win over their opponents at Bidvest Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The shock victory for the visitors, completed a 6-4 aggregate win for the Zambians who looked in control for most of the proceedings. Sheryl Botes’ girls looked short of ideas and were bullied off the ball in 50-50 situations.

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Sunfoil Series: Van Zyl secures massive lead for the Cobras

Stiaan Van Zyl made the perfect start to an important season for his Proteas hopes, as his unbeaten 167 consolidated the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras’ dominant position on day two of their Sunfoil Series match against the Sunfoil Dolphins.

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I-League: Pune rally to hold Salgaocar

Pune FC continued to keep within striking range of the top-spot after rallying to hold Salgaocar FC 1-1 in an I-League Round 10 encounter at the Duler Stadium in Mapusa, Goa on Friday. Striker Darryl Duffy (4th minute) put Salgaocar in in the lead early on in the game before striker Riga Mustapha (60th) equalised for Pune FC from the penalty spot.

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Records broken as full cricket match lasts just 6.2 overs

Sunday, 17 November 2013 will be the day neither of these two clubs from Polokwane, Aces Cricket Club and Stars 1, will ever forget and, in particular, one of Aces players, Barendt Jacobcz.

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Wade fined heavily for tampering with the pitch

Cricket Australia (CA) today advised that Victorian Bushrangers captain Matthew Wade has been found guilty of breaching the CA Code of Behaviour following his team’s Bupa Sheffield Shield match against the Tasmanian Tigers at Blundstone Arena.

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Ireland secures 2-run victory over Canada in T20 Qualifiers

Ireland continued its winning form on day two of the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier UAE 2013 (WT20Q) to record a nail-biting two-run victory over Canada at Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi, on Saturday.

After being sent into bat, the Irish middle order piled on the runs, with Trent Johnston top scoring with 39 not out, Kevin O'Brien striking 31, Niall O'Brien scoring 27 and Gary Wilson scoring 24.  The loss of Wilson’s wicket in the 18th over left Ireland at 133 for five, and Johnston combined with John Mooney (14 not out) to add another 35 runs to lead Ireland to a total of 168 for five from 20 overs.

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Tanvir handed 10% fine

Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Tanvir has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s second and final Twenty20 International (T20I) against South Africa in Dubai on Friday. Sohail admitted to the charge and accepted the sanction imposed by ICC Match Referee Ranjan Madugalle without the need to convene a disciplinary hearing.

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Alicia Molik helps Parkes smash world tennis record

A new world record was set in Parkes, Central Western New South Wales today, when 772 people joined former world No.8 Alicia Molik to bounce balls on tennis racquets. In a massive community activation inspirational local tennis coach Helen Magill galvanized the 10,000 strong sports-mad community to come together to smash the world record of 658 people, set in New York, just before the US Open in 2011.

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