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Croatian boxer and coaches barred for life following referee assault

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 38 min ago

Croatian boxer Vido Loncar and his coaches have been barred for life by the International Boxing Association for assaulting the referee in a recent contest.

Loncar had to be dragged from the ring after he attacked Polish referee Maciej Dziurgot following a loss to Lithuanian Algirdas Baniulis in the light-heavyweight division Monday at the European youth championsips in Zagreb.

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Prepare for a Divali deluge

Express - 6 hours 49 min ago
A TROPICAL wave located east of Trinidad threatens to bring thunderstorm activity to the country within the next 24 to 48 hours.

NFL will not punish players upon arrest for domestic violence under new policy

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 50 min ago

Punishment for NFL players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point farther down the process, said a key figure charged with overhauling the leagues handling of such cases.

Lisa Friel said the legal process will play a role in determining at what point the league will sanction players involved in domestic violence.

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Pope praises Bayern after Roma win

BBC Sport - 6 hours 56 min ago
Pope Francis says Bayern Munich "played a wonderful game" after the German side beat Roma 7-1 in the Champions League.

Breaking: Gunfire at Canadian Parliament, soldier shot

Express - 7 hours 9 min ago
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say a man was shot at a war memorial, and there are reports of gunfire inside Parliament.

Carter to retain 13th seeding spot

BBC Sport - 7 hours 15 min ago
Ali Carter is to keep his place as number 13 in the world until the end of the season after returning from lung cancer treatment.

Michael Cheika announced as the new coach of the Wallabies video

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 17 min ago
Michael Cheika is confirmed as the new coach of Australia on Wednesday and is immediately charged with leading the Wallabies to a third World Cup triumph in England next year. Four days after his predecessor Ewen McKenzie quit the job the 47-year-old was handed a three-year contract. Cheika is the third Wallabies coach in 15 months Continue reading...

Pulis would have liked Cardiff job

BBC Sport - 7 hours 19 min ago
Tony Pulis would have been interested in taking over at Cardiff City if the club contacted him after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's departure.

British Road Champs route announced

BBC Sport - 7 hours 25 min ago
The route for the 2015 British Cycling National Road Championships through Lincolnshire has been announced.

VIDEO: Halfpenny picks up French at Toulon

BBC Sport - 7 hours 26 min ago
Leigh Halfpenny tries out his French on Sport Wales TV and says life at Toulon is 'pas de probleme' after difficult start.

Olympic Stadium conversion will cost an extra £35.9m

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 39 min ago
London Legacy Development Corporation to make up shortfall
Total costs for West Hams new stadium will rise to £619m

Work to convert the Olympic Stadium into a permanent home for West Ham United and athletics will cost £36m more than expected, it has been confirmed, taking the total confirmed spend so far to £619m.

It emerged earlier this week that contractors Balfour Beatty had encountered difficulties installing the complex roof that will cover both the athletics track and the retractable seats that will be rolled into position during the football season.

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Younis Khan hits 25th Test century for Pakistan against Australia

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 42 min ago
Pakistan 219-4 after day one of first Test in Dubai
Khan out for 106; Michell Johnson takes 3-22
Two debutants feature for each side

The Pakistan batsman Younis Khan and Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson shared the spotlight on an even first day of the first Test in Dubai.

Younis registered his record-equalling 25th Test century in a stumps total of 219-4, before becoming Johnsons third victim of the day.

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Griffith to Abu Bakr: The evil that men doeth live after them...

Express - 7 hours 44 min ago
“THE EVIL men doeth, live after them and at times even while they are still alive”. This was a line contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by Minster of National Security Gary Griffith following the barring of Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr from Jamaica last week.

Five who can shine for England and five who were unlucky to miss out | Paul Rees

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 44 min ago
Has Stuart Lancaster put an emphasis on functionality rather than flair with his 33-man squad for the autumn internationals?
England name Rokoduguni and Kruis in 33-man squad

Semesa Rokoduguni

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Schmidt: I don't influence provinces

BBC Sport - 7 hours 45 min ago
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt denies suggestions that he has influenced team selection in the Irish provinces.

US journalist heads home after Ebola recovery

Observer - 7 hours 58 min ago
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will soon head home to Rhode Island with his family, hospital officials said Wednesday.

Petrotrin hit financially over workers' Ebola fears

Express - 7 hours 58 min ago
STATE-owned Petrotrin yesterday issued a statement, detailing the steps it took to ensure that a crude oil tanker coming from the West African Country of Gabon, was safe, but which company employees refused to handle because of fear over the Ebola virus. The following is the statement from Petrotrin -

Mexican soldiers 'killed suspects'

BBC - 7 hours 59 min ago
A Mexican human rights body accuses eight soldiers of killing 12 suspects in cold blood and tampering with the evidence to make it look like a shoot-out.

Chelsea chief executive Gourlay goes

BBC Sport - 8 hours 5 min ago
Chelsea announce that Ron Gourlay is leaving the club after 10 years, including the last five as chief executive.

PM to Wayne: Reveal your medical records

Express - 8 hours 7 min ago
PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar is calling on environmental activist Dr Wayne Kublalsingh to reveal his medical records to the public.

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