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Monday | Preston Citizen

Moores seeking rapid development

Peter Moores admits time is short for England to make themselves a competitive force at next year's World Cup.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Suria

Cook wants more from batsmen after...

England captain Alastair Cook called on his batsmen to raise their game after a heavy defeat by India left them looking at another one-day series loss ahead of next year's World Cup.

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Scotsman.com

Cricket: Ayr raid secures title for Honest Men

The Cambusdoon side, who have defied the odds all year, went in to their final match of the season on the back of their only defeat of the campaign - last week's heavy reverse to Clydesdale meaning they still needed four points to deny the Titwood outfit the chance to come from behind to claim the honours.

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Newindpress

The Hidden Queen

Shimla was still dizzy with the weekend hangover. What gave the city a slight pace were school kids waiting at the bus stop, walking on the roads, running towards the campus.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Reunion celebrates marathon tour of 1964

Lengthy rugby and cricket tours are a thing of the past, but one of the more remarkable undertakings is being commemorated in Bay of Plenty this weekend.

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The Independent

Exclusive: Nearly 2,000 families still without school places for their children

Richard Garner has been Education Editor of The Independent for 12 years and writing about the subject for 34 years.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sunday Herald

Callum Forrester ready to test himself as coach with Ayr

The new Ayr coach made the tough decision to move into coaching after undergoing his fifth knee surgery at just 27-years-old - and he believes the new challenge is more than enough to fulfil his appetite for competition.

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Scotsman.com

Majid Haq faces ban after thumping down bat

SCOTLAND cricketer Majid Haq is facing a possible ban from cricket after being reported for misconduct during last Sunday's Scottish Cup final.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BBC News

'Deeply elitist UK locks out talent'

The UK is "deeply elitist" according to new analysis of the backgrounds of more than 4,000 business, political, media and public sector leaders.

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Cricket World

Preston Mommsen Returns To Lead Scotland In Ireland

Preston Mommsen will make his comeback from injury to captain Scotland when they take on Ireland in three One-Day Internationals in September.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BBC News

India fans bring carnival to Cardiff

Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 Long Wave, via BBC Sport website & app, and BBC iPlayer Radio app; live text commentary on BBC Sport website & app India fans in Cardiff are promising an electric atmosphere at the Swalec Stadium on Wednesday for the second one-day international against England.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Metro UK News

It's a Bank Holiday washout - and there isn't much...

The Met Office was predicting a Bank Holiday washout, and it's safe to say that forecasters were not simply pouring cold water on people's holiday plans.

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The Cricketer International

Namibia to host Icc WCL Division Two

The ICC has announced that Namibia has been selected to host ICC World Cricket League Division Two from January 17-24.

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Scotsman.com

Cricket: Flannigan to fore as Grange take trophy

GRANGE captain Neil McCallum paid tribute to his Scottish Cup specialists after they successfully defended the trophy to hold it for a record eighth time with a 38-run win over Clydesdale.

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Sunday Herald

McCallum leads Grange to record-breaking cup victory

Neil McCallum last night paid tribute to his Scottish Cup specialists after Grange defended the trophy with a 38-run win over Clydesdale to hold it for a record eighth time.

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The Cricketer International

Collingwood to play on for another year

The lure of perfecting his cover drive has persuaded Paul Collingwood to delay retirement and sign a new, one-year contract with Durham at the age of 38. Collingwood, who captained Durham to an unexpected Championship triumph last season and continues to lead the four-day side, joked earlier this year that he had finally learned how to play a shot ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Paul Collingwood signs new Durham CCC contract, Scott Borthwick and John Hastings could follow

Paul Collingwood has put his retirement on ice, and Durham hope two more key players will rejoin him in 2015 Paul Collingwood has shelved plans for retirement and team-mates John Hastings and Scott Borthwick could join him in returning to Durham in 2015 .

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Daily Mail

Brollies at the ready for a classic British bank holiday: 40mm of...

Taylor Swift reveals her racy side while Miley Cyrus covers up for once - but shameless Amber Rose out-does them all at MTV VMAs Who is the homeless youth who went to the VMAs with Miley Cyrus and accepted her gong in front of millions? Mystery Oregonian takes awards by storm 'Hands up, don't shoot': Ferguson comes to Los Angeles as Rapper Common ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Umpires irk Arbroath

Arbroath officials will decide today if they will lodge a protest with Cricket Scotland after they lost their Eastern Premiership title in controversial fashion.

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Scotsman.com

Cricket: Flannigan to fore as Grange take trophy

GRANGE captain Neil McCallum paid tribute to his Scottish Cup specialists after they successfully defended the trophy to hold it for a record eighth time with a 38-run win over Clydesdale.

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