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BIRMINGHAM - Australia's tail wagged on the third morning of the third test to frustrate England's push for victory and a 2-1 Ashes series lead on Friday.

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Lausanne chosen as host city of 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

KUALA LUMPUR - Lausanne, the Swiss city where the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is based, was on Friday chosen by the IOC as the host of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympics.

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KUALA LUMPUR - The choice of Beijing as host of the 2022 Winter Olympics over Kazakhstan's Almaty was a solid vote for the tried and tested, and the financial and organisational security of China.

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IOC kicks off proceedings for 2022 winter Games host vote

KUALA LUMPUR - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) kicked off proceedings for the election of the 2022 winter Olympics host city on Friday with favourites Beijing facing Kazakhstan's Almaty.

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Heavy rain washes out second day in Dhaka

DHAKA - The entire second day's play in the second and final test between Bangladesh and South Africa was wiped out on Friday as rain continued to wreak havoc in the series.

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Almaty upbeat despite losing Winter Olympics bid

KUALA LUMPUR - Organisers of Almaty's unsuccessful bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics vowed to push ahead with their ambitious plan to turn their city into a winter wonderland despite losing out to Beijing.

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