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Thirimanne, Sangakkara score tons to thrash England

WELLINGTON - Lahiru Thirimanne and Kumar Sangakkara both scored centuries as Sri Lanka posted the highest successful run chase at Wellington Regional Stadium for a nine-wicket victory over England in their World Cup Pool A clash on Sunday.

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India go from butterfingers to electric-heels in the field

MUMBAI - It is one of the accepted truths of international cricket that fielding is not India's particular forte but Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men have taken bold steps towards altering that reputation at the World Cup.

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McCullum expected to be fit for next game - coach

WELLINGTON - Captain Brendon McCullum is expected to be fit for New Zealand's World Cup clash against Afghanistan next Sunday despite being hit on the arm in Saturday's game against Australia, coach Mike Hesson said.

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Nadal reaches first final of year in Argentine Open

BUENOS AIRES - Rafael Nadal, pushed to the limit in a high octane first set, made up for his semi-final defeat at the Rio Open a week ago by reaching the Argentine Open final with a 7-6(7) 6-2 victory over Carlos Berlocq on Saturday.

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Olympics-Bach defends Rio Games amid environmental protest

RIO DE JANEIRO - Olympic chief Thomas Bach defended Rio de Janeiro’s venues and legacy projects on Saturday after protesters gathered outside his hotel to loudly criticise the environmental impact of the 2016 Summer Games.

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Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

DUBAI - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday.

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F1 pre-season testing

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