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Lowry sinks record 40 points as Raptors beat Timberwolves

The Toronto Raptors beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-105 in preseason action at the Air Canada Centre. Kyle Lowry put in 40 points in a new franchise preseason record. (Image source: Global News)

Bill Manning named new Toronto FC president

Toronto FC has named Bill Manning as the club’s president, and he takes the new role on October 16. The 50-year-old Manning was the head of Real Salt Lake for eight years; in that time, he was named Executive of the Year twice, and the Utah club won the 2009 MLS Cup plus two conference Read More

Ireland survive third ODI but Zimbabwe claim series

Ireland rallied to claim a consolation victory in Harare; they defeated Zimbabwe by 2 wickets at the 3rd and final ODI match. Zimbabwe were bowled out for 187; Sean Williams 51 and Sikandar Raza 50 led the charge. Bowling for Ireland, man of the match Tim Murtagh picked up 4/32 from 10. The visitors responded Read More

Unbeaten century by Pakistan’s Malik rattles England

Pakistan were anchored by an unbeaten century from Shoaib Malik in day one of the first Test against England at Abu Dhabi. Malik, playing his first Test since 2010, hit 124 not out as part of Pakistan’s first-innings score of 286/4 at close of play on day one. That same century was linked to Mohammad Read More

Blatter appeals 90-day suspension from FIFA

FIFA’s embattled President Sepp Blatter is appealing against his suspension. Blatter was banned for 90 days by the FIFA ethics committee in the wake of corruption claims levelled against him. Also facing the same ban are vice-president Michel Platini and secretary general Jerome Valcke; all three men deny any wrongdoing. (Image source: BBC)

Windies show signs of things to come in Sri Lanka practice match

The West Indies were showing what they’re made of in the opener to a 3-day practice match against Sri Lanka Board President’s XI in Colombo. At close of play on day 1, the Windies are 127/6 in the first innings, with Shai Hope on 24 and the wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin on 5; opener Kraigg Brathwaite Read More

Sikandar Raza stays unbeaten as Zimbabwe claim ODI opener against Ireland

It was a tight contest, but Sikandar Raza held on to give Zimbabwe a 2-wicket victory over Ireland at the first ODI match in Harare. The Irishmen posted 219/8 from their 50 overs; wicketkeeper Gary Wilson made 70 not out, and Ed Joyce 53. Zimbabwe bowler Wellington Masakadza, the brother of Hamilton, made his ODI Read More

Rainy conditions spoil 3rd T20 at Kolkata as South Africa seize series

The 3rd and final T20 match between India and South Africa has been abandoned without a ball bowled, due to a wet outfield at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This leaves the Proteas with a 2-0 series victory; one of their men, JP Duminy, was named the player of the series. (Image source: ESPN Cricinfo)

Jurgen Klopp agrees to 3-year deal at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has signed a three-year deal as Liverpool’s newest manager. The German has been taking a break since leaving Borussia Dortmund in May. Klopp will now replace Brendan Rodgers, who was fired this weekend after three-and-a-half years at Anfield. As it stands now, Liverpool are in tenth place in the Premier League table. (Image Read More

FIFA President Blatter faces 90-day provisional suspension

FIFA President Sepp Blatter is facing a provisional suspension of 90 days by the ethics committee, amid the investigation for criminal mismanagement. This was after Chung Mong-joon, who’s running for the leadership role, said he plans to sue Blatter for embezzlement. The president, who will step down from FIFA in February, has denied any wrongdoing. Read More

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