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Football: Russian leaders Zenit bidding to stay unbeaten

– Russian Premier League leaders Zenit St Petersburg return from the international break looking to maintain their unbeaten start to the campaign against Arsenal Tula on Sunday. Roberto Mancini’s men unexpectedly dropped points in a 2-2 draw at bottom club Anzhi Makhachlala in their previous league match, but are two …

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Tennis: Nadal and Federer on collision course in Shanghai

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer breezed into the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday and Juan Martin del Potro defeated racquet-smashing Alexander Zverev. World number one Nadal blew away Fabio Fognini in 63 minutes and plays sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov as he pursues one of the few tournaments to …

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Pakistan takes on Japan in Asia Cup hockey tournament

After a comprehensive 7-0 win over the hosts Bangladesh in their opening fixture of the 10th Hockey Asia Cup, Pakistan next faces Japan tomorrow, Friday at Dhaka’s Maulana Bhashani Stadium. Japan were beaten 1-5 by India in their first match. Japan is yet to reach the podium at the Asia …

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Car sales show 17 percent growth in September

– Car sales including jeeps, vans and LCVs during September showed a growth of 17 percent to 18798 units, according to the latest figures released by Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association. Cumulative industry sales during the first three months of current fiscal year exhibited 27 percent growth to 60,470 units. Honda …

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Import of mobile phones hikes by 40% in first two months of FY

The imports of mobile phones into the country increased by 39.57 percent during the first two months of current fiscal year when compared to the imports of the corresponding period of last year. Mobile phones worth $129.329 million were imported into the country during July-August (2017-18) compared to the imports …

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Refugees Take Northern French Town To Cricket Glory

On a rugby field overlooked by a towering cathedral, a group of young refugees has introduced a small northern French town to the beautiful game of… cricket. Saint-Omer lies 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the Channel port of Calais, the main launchpad for attempts by migrants to smuggle themselves …

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Trump throws future of Iran deal to Congress

President Donald Trump will unveil a more aggressive strategy to check Iran’s growing power Friday, but will stop short of withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, or declaring the powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization. During a White House speech at 12:45 pm (1645 GMT), Trump is expected …

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Vietnam flood and landslide toll hits 54

The death toll from devastating floods and landslides in north and central Vietnam has jumped to 54, officials said Friday, in one of the deadliest weather disasters to hit the country in years. Rescuers were desperately searching for 39 people still missing after heavy rains pounded several provinces this week, …

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