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Spinal injury won't stop Black Ferns star from chasing World Cup dream

RNZ 18 Aug 2022
However, McMenamin believes being selected to play for her country at the World Cup in Aotearoa later this year, where the Black Ferns will try to defend their title, would be the the highlight of her career ... So, to have an actual World Cup here it's awesome ... a World Cup on home soil.".
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Haryana ready with vaccine against lumpy skin disease, approvals in two months, says animal husbandry minister

Indian Express 18 Aug 2022
Deepak Chahar on T20 World Cup selection ... Russia Ukraine War News Highlights ... Aaditya Thackeray holds rallies in Raigad, takes pot shot at CM ShindeWhole team is slightly nervous ahead of T20 World Cup ... Home World India North East India Arunachal Pradesh Assam Manipur Meghalaya ...
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Uproar in assembly over elephantiasis in Palghar; no new cases in last two years, say authorities

Indian Express 18 Aug 2022
While the infection may be acquired during childhood, its visible manifestations occur later in life, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Deepak Chahar on T20 World Cup selection ... Aaditya Thackeray holds rallies in Raigad, takes pot shot at CM ShindeWhole team is slightly nervous ahead of T20 World Cup.
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US invites 29 players to women's hoops World Cup camp

News & Record 17 Aug 2022
women's basketball team will have a lot of new faces when the Americans play in the FIBA World Cup next month in Australia ... The Americans will then travel to Australia to train before the World Cup begins ... 20 — right before the World Cup begins ... The World Cup roster is due about 48 hours before the start of the tournament, which runs from Sept.
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Indian court appoints committee to run national Olympic body

News & Record 17 Aug 2022
The Delhi High Court's orders Tuesday followed the decision by FIFA, soccer’s world governing body, to suspend the All India Football Federation because of “undue influence from third parties” — India’s Supreme Court. The suspension threatens India's hosting of the Under-17 Women’s World Cup in October.
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Salman Rushdie ‘on the road to recovery’, says his agent

Swords Today 15 Aug 2022
Participating will be the Antamatten brothers and Jeremy Heitz – four of the world’s leading Valaisans in ski mountaineering, sport climbing and steep slopes ... The public can try an unprecedented immersive experience by embarking on a Ski World Cup or attempting to climb the Matterhorn.
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‘Qatar World Cup will be most luxurious yet’

The Wire Network 14 Aug 2022
India, Hong Kong, and Bangladesh – which like UAE do not have teams at the World Cup – were also in the top 10 buying nations, highlighting the spread of football's popularity ... "It is the first, and it will be the last time I guess, that a World Cup will be staged in a single location," he said, predicting an "extraordinary World Cup".
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Hospitality firm boss says Qatar World Cup will be most luxurious yet

The Arab Weekly 13 Aug 2022
India, Hong Kong, and Bangladesh — which like UAE do not have teams at the World Cup — were also in the top 10 buying nations, highlighting the spread of football’s popularity ... “It is the first, and it will be the last time I guess, that a World Cup will be staged in a single location,” he said, predicting an “extraordinary World Cup”.
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Surprise date change overshadows World Cup 100-day countdown

Jamaica Observer 13 Aug 2022
DOHA, Qatar (AFP) — Fifa and Qatar organisers on Friday counted the cost of bringing forward the start of the World Cup by a day as they launched the 100-day countdown to the event ... Flores, his wife and two children, had planned to go to the Formula One grand prix in Abu Dhabi on November 20 and then Ecuador's World Cup game the next day.
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Simon Morton: Hosting international sporting events makes economic sense

Inside The Games 13 Aug 2022
The Rugby League World Cup is a case in point with research highlighting how, before a ball has even been kicked, the competition’s social impact programme has delivered more than £25 million ($30 million/€29.5 million) of positive change in communities, largely in the north of England.
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Qatar World Cup will be most luxurious yet, says hospitality firm boss

The Times of India 12 Aug 2022
India, Hong Kong, and Bangladesh -- which like UAE do not have teams at the World Cup -- were also in the top 10 buying nations, highlighting the spread of football's popularity ... "It is the first, and it will be the last time I guess, that a World Cup will be staged in a ...
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100 days to go until football’s biggest festival kicks off in Qatar

La Prensa Latina 12 Aug 2022
“From day one, we have said that hosting the World Cup is about much more than football ... Nasser Al Khater, general manager of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, highlighted the fact that this World Cup, by being organized in Qatar, a country of only 11,571 square kilometers in area, allows fans to travel to several matches in a single day.
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Kieran Read and Bryan Habana remember 2013 Ellis Park Springbok-All Blacks Test

Independent online (SA) 11 Aug 2022
Read played 22 Tests overall against the Springboks, and five at the former 1995 World Cup final venue, and intimately knows the challenge the beleaguered All Blacks Class of 2022 will face on Saturday against the world champions.
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Kieran Read and Bryan Habana remember epic 2013 Ellis Park Springbok-All Blacks Test

Independent online (SA) 11 Aug 2022
Read played 22 Tests overall against the Springboks, and five at the former 1995 World Cup final venue, and intimately knows the challenge the beleaguered All Blacks Class of 2022 will face on Saturday against the world champions.
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Niamh O’Sullivan named Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman for July

The Irish Times 11 Aug 2022
Ellen Walshe (Swimming) — The young Dubliner became the first Irish woman to medal at a World Championships when she took silver in the 400m Individual Medley in Abu Dhabi ... She and her team-mates took that form to Bucharest last month where Mulhall led them to qualification for September’s World Cup.

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