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Ireland and Afghanistan to play Test cricket after ICC vote



News June 22, 2017


The move means the two countries become full members of the ICC, cricket's global governing body, and expands the number of Test-playing nations from 10 to 12.The ICC met for its annual conference in London on Thursday and confirm...

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Froome to lead Team Sky in Tour de France challenge



News June 22, 2017


Welshman Geraint Thomas is Froome's co-captain and a potential plan B for the General Classification if Froome crashes out.Thomas recently abandoned his own attempt at a Grand Tour win, when he crashed on stage nine of the Giro d'...

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Tennis champion Boris Becker declared bankrupt



News June 21, 2017


In a High Court hearing, judge Miss Registrar Christine Derrett refused pleas from the tennis star's lawyers for a "real last chance" to settle his debts.They argued Becker was "not a sophisticated individual when it comes to fina...

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India arrests 15 people for celebrating Pakistan cricket team's win



News June 20, 2017


They have been charged with sedition, which is punishable by life in prison.The 15 Muslim villagers were detained in the Burhanpur district in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on Monday.They are accused of setting off fi...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain



News June 20, 2017


The claim lists two counts of alleged tax evasion - one in 2011 and one in 2012 - when he managed Real Madrid.Prosecutors say Mourinho owes Spanish authorities €3.3m (£2.9m) after failing to declare revenues from his image righ...

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