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Ideas for a mask? France star Mbappe contacts rugby captain Dupont

Kylian Mbapps chances of playing for France against the Netherlands at the European Championship remain unclear, but if he does make it to the pitch in Leipzig, he will wear a protective mask after breaking his nose on Monday. Frances ca
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18 Jun 2024

Proteas wont be taking USA lightly as Super Eights kick off

Ahead of a demanding week of Super Eight fixtures the primary question for the Proteas is: Can their batting achieve similar levels of excellence and consistency as their bowling? If the batters can do that, then a semifinal spot should
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18 Jun 2024

Gatland names Lake to captain Wales against Boks at Twickenham

Dewi Lake will captain Wales against South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday, with scrumhalf Ellis Bevan to make his Test debut in the clash, coach Warren Gatland announced on Tuesday. Hooker Lake takes over the captaincy from Dayfdd Jenk
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18 Jun 2024

Rassie names Pieter-Steph to captain, four uncapped players for Boks against Wales

The Springboks have named uncapped Jordan Hendrikse at flyhalf and Edwill van der Merwe on the wing in a much-changed squad to face Wales in a one-off Test at Twickenham on Saturday, with Pieter-Steph du Toit to lead the side. Flanker Be
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18 Jun 2024

Germany's title credentials to be tested in Hungary grudge match

Euro 2024 hosts Germany will get a better idea of whether their blend of youth and experience can sustain a title challenge when they take on a Hungary side on Wednesday eager to bounce back from a disappointing result in their group A opener. </
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18 Jun 2024

Pakistan's World Cup failure down to poor batting, says captain Babar Azam

Pakistan captain Babar Azam said the team's batting let them down at the Twenty20 World Cup and apologised to fans for failing to reach the Super Eight stage. Pakistan fell to the tournament's biggest upset when the US, a tier-two member
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18 Jun 2024

Soccer fans hand broken by shot from German striker Fuellkrug

A Germany fan missed the hosts' Euro 2024 tournament opener against Scotland on Friday after his hand was broken by a wayward shot from German striker Niclas Fuellkrug during the warm-up. Kai Flathmann was sitting to the side of the Germ
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18 Jun 2024

Safa calls TD Steenbok to disciplinary hearing alleging gross misconduct

South African Football Association (Safa) technical director (TD) Walter Steenbok has been called to a disciplinary hearing next week on allegations of gross misconduct. The hearing will be heard in Sandton on June 25. Steenbok,
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18 Jun 2024

Pooran turns on the power as West Indies pummel Afghanistan

West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran combined elegance with power to score 98 with eight sixes on Monday and propel his team to a 104-run win over Afghanistan in the final first-round match of the Twenty20 World Cup at Gros Islet in St Lucia.
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18 Jun 2024