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Cricket: Zimbabwe lose strike bowler for test series

Cricket: Zimbabwe lose strike bowler for test series

Zimbabwe strike bowler Tendai Chatara has been ruled out of the test series against New Zealand after hurting his ankle, Zimbabwe Cricket announced on Monday.

Football: Pogba not worth record fee - Scholes

Football: Pogba not worth record fee - Scholes

Former Manchester United player Paul Scholes has questioned whether the club should pay a world-record fee for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, saying the 23-year-old is not in the same bracket as the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Hansen sets sights on third World Cup

Hansen sets sights on third World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen set his sights on capturing a record third successive Rugby World Cup title after announcing today he has extended his contract with the side through the 2019 tournament in Japan.

Huge LA wildfire spreads

Huge LA wildfire spreads

Firefighters struggled on Sunday to contain a fast-spreading wildfire that has killed at least one person, destroyed 18 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the drought-stricken canyons north of Los Angeles, officials said.

Another deadly day in Germany

Another deadly day in Germany An explosion has killed at least one person and injured 12 near Nuremberg, in the fourth violent incident in Germany in a week.

Motorsport: Hamilton triumphs in Hungarian GP

Motorsport: Hamilton triumphs in Hungarian GP

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has won the Hungarian Grand Prix to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season.

Refugee arrested after machete killing

Refugee arrested after machete killing

A 21-year-old Syrian refugee has been arrested after killing a pregnant woman with a machete in Germany, the fourth violent assault on civilians in western Europe in 10 days, though police said it did not appear linked to terrorism.

Minister rejects claim over Nice policing

Minister rejects claim over Nice policing

France's interior minister has rejected an assertion by a senior Nice security official that his staff tried to change a report into policing on the night of the Bastille Day attack that claimed 84 lives.

Russia escapes blanket Olympic ban

Russia escapes blanket Olympic ban

The International Olympic Committee has rejected clarion calls for Russia to be banned from the Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record, offering athletes a lifeline by ruling that decisions on individual competitors will be left to the international sports federations.

Afghan youth arrested over Munich massacre

Afghan youth arrested over Munich massacre

German police have arrested a 16-year-old Afghan youth on suspicion of a connection to the killing of nine people by an 18-year-old gunman in Munich, authorities say.

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