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Australia trounce China, England defeat Ireland in Hockey World Cup 2018

Blake Govers scored a hat trick for the Kangaroos in the lopsided fixture

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Australia beat Ireland, England held by China in Hockey World Cup 2018

Australia are at the top of Pool B with three points

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Argentina, New Zealand secure narrow wins in Hockey World Cup 2018

Argentina is at top of Group A due to goal difference followed by New Zealand

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India, Ireland and Windies win their Women’s World T20 warm-ups

Three matches will be played on the first day of the tournament

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Ireland votes to remove blasphemy as an offence

The article on blasphemy in the constitution is generally agreed to be outdated and obsolete

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Pakistan announce team for Women’s World T20 without skipper

Captain Bismah Maroof is out of the team due to sinus

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May supports joint UK-Ireland FIFA World Cup bid in 2030

The 2026 tournament was awarded to “United” bid the United States presented with Mexico and Canada

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U2 cancels Berlin show after Bono loses his voice

Bono appeared to have a problem with his voice after a few songs into the concert

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Pope asks for forgiveness from victims of church abuse during Ireland tour

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness on Sunday for the “scandal and betrayal” felt by victims of sexual exploitation by Catholic clergy as he toured Ireland where years of abuse scandals have shattered the Church’s former dominant role in society. On the first papal visit to Ireland in almost four decades, Francis met privately with eight…

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Ireland, Bangladesh qualify for Women’s World T20 2018

Ireland and Bangladesh have qualified for the Women’s World Twenty20 2018. The tournament will be played from November 9th to November 26th, 2018 in West Indies. The two sides secured their place in the tournament after winning the semi-finals. Ireland beat Papua New Guinea while Bangladesh beat Scotland in their respective match. The International Cricket…

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Rohit fires India to easy win over Ireland in first T20

India warmed up for their tour of England with a routine 76-run victory over Ireland in Dublin on Wednesday in their 100th-ever T20 game. Virat Kohli’s side were given the perfect preparation for more onerous tasks later on their tour when they made the most of warm conditions to post 208 for five off their…

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Mohammad Amir may miss Zimbabwe tour

Pakistan is expected to drop left arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, reports ESPNCricinfo. Pakistan will play a three-nation Twenty20 series against Zimbabwe and Australia in July this year. They will also take on Zimbabwe in a five-match one-day series as well. The report mentioned that the pacer had asked…

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New Zealand’s Kerr hits world record 232 not out against Ireland

New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr hit a world record 232 not out in the third one-day international against Ireland on Wednesday and then took five wickets to complete a remarkable day for the 17-year-old. Kerr batted through the innings and surpassed the 229 not out set by Australia’s Belinda Clark against Denmark in 1997 with a…

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Slick Pakistan too strong for Scotland in T20 rout

Shoaib Malik blasted a quick-fire 49 as Pakistan powered to an 84-run rout of Scotland in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Malik’s unbeaten innings took just 22 balls and containing five sixes and one four, setting the stage for Pakistan to seal a 2-0 series win. Fakhar Zaman (33) and Ahmed Shehzad (24) rattled…

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Ireland overturns abortion ban in landslide vote

Ireland voted by a landslide to ditch its strict abortion laws in a landmark referendum that Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said had finally lifted decades of stigma and shame. More than 66 percent of voters in what has been a traditionally staunchly Catholic country backed repealing the constitutional ban on terminations, triggering scenes of tearful…

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