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South Africa 78-0, Markram on 51 in 2nd test against India

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) South Africa’s openers settled in on a surprisingly hospitable pitch at Centurion and batted through the first session to go to lunch on 78-0 on Day 1 of the second test ag… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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South Africa wins toss and bats vs. Zimbabwe in 4-day test

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa (AP) Stand-in South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and chose to bat against Zimbabwe on Tuesday in cricket’s first four-day test. The game at St. George’s Park in P… FOX Sports Digital PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup, beating South Africa

LONDON (AP) France has been selected to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup ahead of South Africa and Ireland on Wednesday. France, which previously hosted the tournament in 2007, beat its rivals in a secret ballot by the World Rugby Council in London on Wednesday. An evaluation report undertaken by World Rugby and third-party experts last month had unanimously picked ...

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Three spots up for grabs in Africa

Final matchday in Africa, with three qualifying slots still to be determined Nigeria and Egypt have already advanced to Russia 2018 Three matches in Group D, including a South Africa-Senegal replay With just five 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying berths available in the African Zone, the campaign was always going to be tense and hard-fought, and the fact that ...

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Dolly: South Africa can pull off a miracle

Keagan Dolly and South Africa face two matches against Senegal Bafana Bafana will qualify for Russia 2018 if they win both games A star in South Africa, Dolly recently opted for European football with Montpellier “If the match against Burkina Faso was like a World Cup final, I can tell you that playing Senegal will be even more important.” So says South Africa coach ...

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Who can qualify in Africa?

Egypt and Nigeria have already wrapped up qualification for Russia 2018 There are three spots still available for the winners of Groups A, C and D A variety of possible scenarios could transpire on the final matchday The third and last round of African qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ draws to a close this weekend, with three ...

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Red Cross Workers Defraud $6 Million During Ebola Epidemic In West Africa

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $ 6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed Saturday. The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the organization handled more than $ 124 million during the 2014-2016 epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people in Sierra Leone, ...

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