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England have big win over Australia

England yesterday showed that they could take a beating at the Rugby World Cup as they thumped their old enemies Australia 40-16 to become the first team to reach the semi-finals. Wing Jonny May scored the first two of England’s four tries in just three minutesFULL STORY

Tai, others reach Denmark semis

Taiwanese badminton players on Friday advanced to the semi-finals of the women’s singles, men’s doubles and mixed doubles at the Denmark Open in Odense. Tai Tzu-ying cruised past Japan’s Aya Ohori to reach the women’s singles semi-finals in two straight sets, while compatriots Lu Ching-yaoFULL STORY

Messi, Suarez, Griezmann on song to take Barca top

Barcelona’s attacking trident of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann all got on the scoresheet for the first time together yesterday in a 3-0 win away to Sociedad Deportiva Eibar, which took the La Liga champions to the top of the table. The Catalans leadFULL STORY

Everton beat West Ham United to ease the pressure on manager Marco Silva

Everton yesterday climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a well-deserved 2-0 victory against West Ham United that eased the pressure on club manager Marco Silva. The Portuguese boss said the match at Goodison Park was a “must win” game — following four straightFULL STORY

In Niger, girls dribble around rules to play soccer

People might criticize her, but Faouzia Sidi Ahmed, 19, said that she does not care. “I live my life as I please,” said the Niger women’s national soccer team player, dressed in shorts with her hair pulled back. “I want to play football.” In Niger, a Muslim-majorityFULL STORY

Taiwan’s Cheng reaches table tennis quarter-final

Taiwan’s Cheng I-ching yesterday reached the quarter-finals of the women’s singles at the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Women’s World Cup in Chengdu, China, defeating Jihee Jeon of South Korea 4-1. The fifth-seeded Cheng was quick out of the gate, defeating her opponent 14-12, 11-5, 11-9,FULL STORY

Sharma, Rahane help India hit back after early wobble

Opener Rohit Sharma yesterday hit his third century of the series to lead India’s charge after they lost early wickets against South Africa on Day 1 of the third Test. Sharma, on 117, combined with Ajinkya Rahane, on 83, to put on an unbeaten 185-run standFULL STORY

Yankees strike Astros early, stay alive in series

D.J. LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks on Friday homered as New York rocked star Houston pitcher Justin Verlander for four runs in the first inning in a 4-1 win that kept the Yankees alive in the Major League Baseball playoffs. The Yankees, whose 40 World Series appearancesFULL STORY

Washington Nationals hope to end baseball heartache of US capital fans

Long-suffering US capital baseball fans are to welcome back the World Series for the first time in 86 years when the Washington Nationals play for Major League Baseball’s championship next week. On Tuesday, the Nationals swept the St Louis Cardinals in their National League Championship SeriesFULL STORY

Nets draw HK protesters as NBA-China row stews

Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement made their presence felt on Friday as the Brooklyn Nets played their first game in New York City since they were caught in the middle of the NBA’s rift with China. Tensions between Beijing and the US basketball league eruptedFULL STORY

Oilers clip Red Wings 2-1

James Neal on Friday scored his league-high ninth goal and hosts the Edmonton Oilers won for the seventh time in eight games to open the season by edging the slumping Detroit Red Wings 2-1. Ethan Bear scored the other goal for the Oilers, while goalkeeper MikkoFULL STORY

Lee rides eagle to contest Thomas in lead at CJ Cup

New Zealander Danny Lee yesterday hurled himself into title contention in the country of his birth as he capitalized on Justin Thomas’ final hole error to join the American in the lead heading into the final round of the CJ Cup. Thomas hit his approach shotFULL STORY

Broncos’ tackle now Rubik’s ambassador

Calvin Anderson has a puzzling talent that goes beyond blocking big defensive lineman. The Denver Broncos rookie offensive tackle has a knack for quickly solving a Rubik’s Cube, even if it is behind his back or he is blindfolded. He is so good that Rubik’s CubeFULL STORY

Murray into first semi-final since 2017 French Open

Former world No. 1 Andy Murray on Friday reached his first semi-final since the 2017 French Open with a battling three-set win over Romania’s Marius Copil in Antwerp, Belgium. The 32-year-old British star, steadily rebuilding his career after major hip surgery earlier this year, defeated qualifierFULL STORY

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