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Soccer: Australia’s World Cup preparations soured by injuries

(Reuters) – Australia’s preparations for the women’s World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring strain to teenage striker Mary Fowler. 2016 Rio Olympics – Soccer – Quarterfinal – Women’s Football Tournament Quarterfinal – Mineirao – Belo Horizonte, Brazil – 12/08/2016. Beatriz (BRA) (L) of […]

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Nike ‘very concerned’ about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar

(Reuters) – Nike Inc is “very concerned” about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world’s largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, raising questions about its sponsorship of one of the sport’s most famous players. Brazilian soccer player Neymar leaves the police station after testifying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 6, 2019. […]

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Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO

LONDON (Reuters) – Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold’s chief executive said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Mark Bristow, chief executive officer of Barrick Gold, speaks during an interview at the Investing in African Mining Indaba conference in […]

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