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Qatar made little progress on improving rights of migrant workers: Amnesty

Qatar has not made much progress in improving the rights of migrant workers as the country witnesses…

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Russia should not host next World Cup, says Nick Clegg

Nick Clegg, the British deputy prime minister, has said Russia should not be allowed to host the 2018 Fifa World…

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Overpass collapse in Brazil kills two

An under-construction overpass collapsed in Belo Horizonte, a city which is hosting the Brazilian World Cup, killing two people and…

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Brazil cops ask tourists not to scream in case of robbery

Brazil is struggling with increasing number of muggings and police have advised tourists not to scream in case someone is…

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Nike's online sales up by 70%

Nike has reported 70% higher online sales last quarter, leading to a 7% surge in after-hours trading shares.The…

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Rugby World Cup: All Blacks beat Aussies, make history

New Zealand overcame a strong Australian counterattack to win an exciting World Cup final, becoming the first team to retain…

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Uruguay's soccer legend Alcides Ghiggia dies, aged 88

Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia, the legendary footballer who scored Uruguay’s winning goal against Brazil in the 1950 World Cup, has died,…

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Women's Soccer World Cup: Carli Lloyd scores hat-trick as US defeat Japan to win title

Carli Lloyd scored three goals within 13 minutes to take the match away from Japan as the United States overwhelmed…

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FIFA scandal: 53 possible cases of money laundering being looked into

Investigators in Switzerland are probing as many as 53 possible money laundering cases and more than 100…

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Brazilian soccer legend Zito dies aged 82

Zito, the former Brazil midfielder who played in two squads that won the World Cups in 1958 and 1962, has…

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No legal grounds to take away World Cup from Russia, Qatar: FIFA

FIFA, the world-governing body of soccer, has said that there were no legal grounds for it to take the next…

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Cricket World Cup: Australia overwhelm New Zealand, claim fifth title

It turned out to be a one-sided ICC Cricket World Cup final as Australia bundled out

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Cricket: Australia's Michael Clarke announces retirement from ODIs

Australia’s captain Michael Clarke has announced his retirement from one-day international cricket. The World Cup final on Sunday against

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Brazil beat France 3-1 in seventh successive victory

Continuing their good form, Brazil defeated France 3-1 to record their seventh straight victory after their World Cup debacle last…

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Cricket World Cup: Australia thrash India by 95 runs, cruise to finals

Australia reached the finals of ICC Cricket World Cup with a comprehensive 95-run victory over India in…

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Cricket World Cup: New Zealand beat South Africa, reach final for first time

South Africa could not overcome their Cricket World Cup semi-final jinx as New Zealand stormed in…

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Cricket World Cup: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets, remain unbeaten

Remaining unbeaten at the top of Pool A, New Zealand won their sixth straight match at…

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Cricket: England lose to Bangladesh, crash out of World Cup

England have crashed out of the Cricket World Cup after suffering a shock 15-run defeat against Bangladesh in a Pool…

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Cricket World Cup: Australia beat Sri Lanka by 64 runs

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 64 runs in a high-scoring Pool A World Cup match at the

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Cricket World Cup: India defeat West Indies by 4 wickets

Maintaining their unbeaten streak in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, India defeated West Indies by 4…

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