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Amla shines as South Africa set Ireland 412 to win

CANBERRA - Hashim Amla hit his highest one-day score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century as South Africa set Ireland a monumental target of 412 for an unlikely World Cup victory at Manuka Oval on Tuesday.

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Misbah warns Pakistan of hectic make-or-break week

- Pakistan's unconvincing victory against Zimbabwe on Sunday might have revived their stuttering World Cup campaign but skipper Misbah-ul-Haq warned his team any more slip-ups could lead to an ignominious exit.

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Anwar impresses for UAE at World Cup

- Halfway through the pool phase of the World Cup, an unlikely name, Shaiman Anwar, sits perched among the tournament's best batsmen.

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Past sins put German football in doping spotlight

BERLIN - German football was thrown into turmoil after a doping commission said the use of banned substances in the sport as well as in cycling in the 1970s and 80s was more than just individual athletes stepping over the line.

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Australia were 'nervous' against New Zealand - Johnson

MELBOURNE - Nerves got the better of Australia's batting lineup in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand at the weekend and they may have been overawed by the occasion, Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson said.

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Wales lose James for rest of Six Nations

LONDON - Wales prop Paul James will miss the remainder of the Six Nations after fracturing his thumb in the victory over France in Paris on Saturday, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Tuesday.

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