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Pak’s bus attack hero hails Sri Lankans return

Driver Meher Muhammad Khalil became a hero when militants attacked the Sri Lankan cricket team bus on a busy street in Lahore in 2009, holding his nerve under gunfire to whisk them to safety.

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Brazil, Germany to vie in quarter-final

Striker Brenner scored twice as Brazil beat Honduras 3-0 in Kochi on Wednesday to set up a mouth-watering quarterfinals clash with Germany in the Fifa Under-17 World Cup.

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Imam steers Pakistan to series victory

Young opener Imam-ul-Haq, nephew of Pakistan great Inzamam-ul-Haq, smashed a hundred on debut to guide his side to a seven-wicket win in the third one-day international (ODI) against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Chelsea grab high-scoring draw

Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Bayern Munich and Juventus all won.

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Hamilton in driving seat for fourth world championship title

Lewis Hamilton will seek a fifth win in six visits to Texas this weekend and hope for further Ferrari misfortune as he bids to clinch his fourth world title at the United States Grand Prix (GP).

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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Brazil’s Nuzman charged in vote-rigging probe

Brazilian prosecutors charged the former head of the national Olympics committee (COB), Carlos Nuzman, and five other people on Wednesday with corruption based on an investigation of alleged bribery to have Rio de Janeiro host the 2016 Games.

Post Report, Oct 20 2017

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Returning De Villiers slams explosive ODI century

AB de Villiers feels he is hitting the ball as sweetly as he ever following his recent break from the South African side, an ominous sign for bowlers ahead of a busy season across all three formats.

Reuters, Oct 20 2017

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Thomas opens up 3-shot lead

World No 4 Justin Thomas brushed off a shaky start to fire a superb nine-under 63 and take a three-shot lead after the first round of the CJ Cup on Thursday.

Agence France-Presse, Oct 20 2017

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City out to make it 11 in a row

It would appear to be difficult for any team to find a more daunting examination in European football at present than a visit to the Etihad Stadium where Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City have come into full bloom.

Reuters, Oct 20 2017

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