Pakistan’s Afridi launches ICC Champions Trophy tour in Dubai

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has launched the ICC Champions Trophy tour in Dubai. The silverware for the ODI (One Day International) tournament will now travel across the eight participating nations ahead of the event in June. ICC’s chief operating officer Iain Higgins says it’s a great opportunity for cricket ...

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Kerber advances in Dubai Tennis Championship

Top seed Angelique Kerber remains on course to usurp Serena Williams as the world No 1 after booking her place in the third round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. As three of her top rivals were beaten Karolina Pliskova, Dominika Cibulkova and Garbine Muguruza – world ranked 3, ...

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Renault unveils new car ahead of 2017 F1 season

Renault say they are targeting fifth place in the 2017 Formula One Championship. It’s as they’ve unveiled their new car – the first for which they have overseen the whole design process since returning to the sport. The constructor predicts that the vehicle will offer performance gains of 5 per ...

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DDF Tennis: Makarova stuns third seed Cibulkova

Ekaterina Makarova pulled off the biggest upset so far at this year’s Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships by stunning third seed and WTA Finals champion Dominika Cibulkova, 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Fifth seed Garbine Muguruza is also out after she was forced to retire with an ankle injury due when 4-1 ...

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No Kompany for City against Monaco in Champions League

Manchester City will be without Vincent Kompany for their Champions League clash with French side Monaco on Tuesday evening. The Belgium defender hasn’t recovered from a knee injury in time for the 1st leg of their last-16 tie, and joins Gabriel Jesus on the City injury list. Monaco are currently ...

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