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IOC to oversee Tokyo 2020 boxing

Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday voted unanimously to suspend recognition of amateur boxing’s troubled governing body the AIBA as an Olympic governing body ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 27 2019

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Netherlands, Italy through to quarter-finals

A last-minute Lieke Martens penalty took the Netherlands through to the women’s World Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as they joined Italy in the last eight, confirming Europe’s supremacy and ending Asian interest already.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 27 2019

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Rana Magar hands APF the Prime Minister Cup crown

Nepal Armed Police Force Club defeated Sudurpaschim Province by six wickets to claim the fourth Prime Minister Cup Women’s Twenty20 cricket tournament title on Wednesday.

BHAWANI BHATTA, Jun 27 2019

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Manang go down 3-2 to finish winless in AFC Cup

Manang Marshyangdi Club signed off their AFC Cup campaign without a single win after losing 3-2 to Chennaiyin FC of India in their last Group ‘E’ match on Wednesday.

PRAJWAL OLI, Jun 27 2019

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Afghanistan need more cricket against top teams, says Ashraf

Afghanistan international Mirwais Ashraf says the minnows need more experience against cricket’s top teams in order to make progress after a chastening World Cup campaign.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 27 2019

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Shami, Kumar give India a selection headache

Mohammed Shami’s hat-trick in his first match at this year’s World Cup has left India with a pace bowling dilemma ahead of Thursday’s match against West Indies but bowling coach Bharat Arun calls it a happy headache.

REUTERS, Jun 27 2019

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Babar genius keeps Pakistan alive for semi-finals

Pakistan kept alive their chances of reaching the World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, cruising to a six-wicket win against previously unbeaten New Zealand at Edgbaston.

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE, Jun 27 2019

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