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Okubo handed World Cup recall by daring Japan

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(Reuters) – Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni sprang a rare selection surprise by recalling Kawasaki Frontale forward Yoshito Okubo to his attack-minded 23-man World Cup squad after a two-year absence on Monday. The 31-year-old has been in top form since joining the club in 2013, scoring eight times this season after being the lead marksman in the J.League last term but ... Read More »

Maria Sharapova rallies after poor start

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MADRID –  Maria Sharapova bounced back from a poor start to defeat Simona Halep 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday and win the Madrid Open title. Sharapova, who lost to Serena Williams in last year’s final, crumbled in the opening set when she held her serve just once. But Halep’s serve dipped in the second set, and Sharapova started hitting pinpoint ground ... Read More »

Waqar Younis to receive 20 million every year from PCB

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KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will give 20 million every year to the newly appointed coach Waqar Younis, whereas he will also be given a luxury car, house and other benefits. According to the reports, Waqar Younis is currently associated with the contract of India-Bengal in Indian Premier League (IPL-7), after which. Read More »