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Syria came within a matter of centimetres of making the next qualifying stage of the FIFA World Cup as they lost 2-1 to Australia in the second leg of their play-off. Omar Al Soma’s free-kick came back off the post in the last minute of extra-time in Sydney as Syria searched for an equaliser and […]

The Boston Celtics strong pre-season form continued with a 113-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers Tuesday morning. The revamped Celtics eased to the win despite star players Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and Al Horford all watching from the bench. Meanwhile, the New York Knicks remain winless as they prepare for next week’s start of the […]

Juan Martin del Potro is into the second round of the Shanghai Masters – but needed three sets to get past Nikoloz Basilashvili, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4. The former US Open champion will now face rising star Andrey Rublev, who overcame Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 4-6, 6-1. Meanwhile, Sam Stosur continued her comeback from injury with a […]

Iceland’s fairytale story in international football continued, as a 2-0 win over Kosovo sealed their place at next year’s World Cup in Russia. With a population of around 335,000, they’re the smallest country ever to reach the event. They’ll be joined at next year’s tournament in Russia by Serbia, who edged past Georgia 1-0 to […]

Pakistan will head into the final day of their second Test with Sri Lanka in Dubai needing 119 runs to clinch what had seemed a very unlikely victory. That’s largely thanks to an unbroken partnership of 146 between Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed, who took the hosts to 198 for 5 at stumps on day […]


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