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India didn’t pressurise our players to not explore Pakistan: Sri Lanka Sports Minister

Sri Lanka sports minister denies India’s involvement in Sri Lankan players pulling out of Pakistan tour (Source: SLC/Twitter)Sri Lankan Sports Minister Harin Fernando on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that the BCCI had issued a threat to their players that they will be ousted from the cash-rich IPL, if they toured Pakistan. Fawad Chaudhary, Pakistan’s Minister for…

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China marks 70th anniversary with military parade – Guardian News

The 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China has been marked with a huge military parade showcasing new weapons technology – including nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles and supersonic drones. President Xi Jinping and other leaders stood on the Tiananmen rostrum overlooking the packed square. During a speech, Xi declared that ‘no force…

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NASCAR might debut hybrids as early as 2022

NASCAR could introduce hybrid-powered cars as early as 2022, NASCAR’s SVP for Racing Development John Probst told TechCrunch. The auto-racing series — which is America’s most popular motorsport — opened up on the development of competition vehicles powered by gas and electricity. “We travel the world visiting other sanctioning bodies and are not ignorant to…

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HADO: The Amazing Ways Augmented Reality Is Changing Sport

HADO: The Amazing Ways Augmented Reality Is Changing Sport

Now that Japanese start-up Meleap created the world’s first physical e-sport called HADO, gamers have a way to be active while competing in the digital world. HADO is an entirely new experience the company calls techno sports that uses augmented reality (AR) tech and motion sensors without requiring the player to be tethered to a…

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World Athletics Championships: Asher-Smith, Muir & Johnson-Thompson lead British hopes

Dina-Asher Smith, Laura Muir and Katarina Johnson-Thompson are all part of the Great Britain team2019 World Athletics ChampionshipsVenue: Khalifa International Stadium, Doha Dates: 27 September-6 OctoberCoverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live; Live streams, clips and text commentary online.The 2019 World…

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Nike’s Chief Executive, Mark Parker, Is Stepping Down

Mr. Parker, who was involved in multiple controversies in recent years, will become executive chairman of the sportswear company.Mark Parker, Nike’s chief executive, in 2016.CreditJewel Samad/Agence France-Presse, via Afp Via Getty ImagesNike said on Tuesday that its chief executive, Mark Parker, who led the company through a period of tremendous growth but also saw his…

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Pesky legacy kit! It's stopping the government from getting at your data – PAC thumbnail

Pesky legacy kit! It’s stopping the government from getting at your data – PAC

Don’t worry, DCMS is about to publish ‘yet another strategy’ The UK government’s ageing IT systems make “extracting data expensive and sometimes impossible” – yet there is no central repository that lists creaking kit in need of replacement, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has found. In its report: Challenges in using data across government (PDF),…

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