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Ride London-Surrey Classic: British Race gains men’s UCI World Tour status

Great Britain will host its first men’s UCI World Tour race when the Ride London-Surrey Classic takes place in July. The event, first staged in 2013, boasts the world’s richest one-day races, with equal prize money of 100,000 euros (£88,100) for men and women. The women’s Ride London-Surrey Classic was given World Tour status in 2016. “Now it’s a World ...

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Kohli terms Edgbaston as their ‘second home’

Terming Edhbaston as their “second home”, India skipper Virat Kohli said, “Birmingham is a very favourite ground to all of us. This ground suits very well with our way of playing.”   Bangladesh will face India in their semifinal match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England. The match will be held in Edgbaston, Birmingham on June 15.   ...

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International Women’s Rugby Series: England beat Canada 27-20

England women made it back-to-back victories in the International Women’s Rugby Series as they beat Canada 27-20 in Christchurch on Tuesday. Two tries from Lydia Thompson, added to by Abbie Scott and Kay Wilson, extended England’s unbeaten run to eight games. Emily Scarratt added seven points with the boot for the Red Roses. “We’re a little bit frustrated but at ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo accused of 15 million euro tax fraud by Spanish prosecutor

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by Spain’s prosecutor’s office in Madrid for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement that the Real Madrid forward had knowingly used a business structure created in 2010 to allegedly hide his image rights income in Spain. ...

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Bangladesh lower expectations after reaching semi-finals

England’s resounding victory over Australia on Saturday enabled Bangladesh to book an unexpected spot in Champions Trophy semi-finals but the South Asians are playing down expectations of going all the way to claim a maiden major title. The hosts had already qualified before the Edgbaston encounter but relished the chance to put one over their bitterest rivals and eased to ...

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Grand reception of Bangladesh cricket team in London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah  :: Bangladesh Cricket Team, who are currently in the UK playing at ICC Champions Trophy, was given a grand reception on 2 June at the Royal Regency in East London organised by the Bangladesh Cricket Council UK.   The reception was chaired by Bangladesh Cricket Council UK’s President Noim Uddin Riaz and conducted by its Secretary Mustak Babul. ...

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Halep hammers hapless Spaniard in French rout

Simona Halep established her credentials to become the newest French Open champion with a blistering 6-1, 6-1 victory over Carla Suarez-Navarro to reach the quarter-finals on Monday. With no former champions left in the field, pregnant Serena Williams watching from the sidelines and Maria Sharapova not invited to compete, third seed Halep has a golden opportunity to break into the ...

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Bangladesh concede 8-wkt defeat in opening match

Bangladeshi Tigers have a 8 wickets defeat in the opening match of the 8th ICC Champion Trophy against host England at the Kennington Oval in London on Thursday.   English batter Joe Root made an unbeaten hundred that helped hosts chasing 306-run target set by the Tigers.   Despite falling of opener Roy, England side had two big partnerships that took ...

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Nissan ICC Trophy Tour at London Tigers Sports Complex

The ICC Champions Trophy made a stop at London Tigers Sports Complex, Southall on Saturday 27th May as part of its global tour by Nissan, alongside the ICC Women’s World Cup trophy. Special guest former England cricketer, Isa Guha, attended to play with the children and take photos. Over 200 people attended to take photos with the iconic trophies and ...

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