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T20 Blast: Babar Azam scores century as Somerset beat Hampshire

Pakistan’s Babar Azam scored a superb unbeaten 55-ball century as Somerset thrashed Hampshire in the T20 Blast. Babar, ranked the number one T20 batsman in the world, struck six sixes to help the hosts post 202-4. Hampshire were 69-6 when rain brought about an early conclusion, on a night that saw three of eight scheduled […]

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Rogers Cup: Naomi Osaka back on top of world rankings after Karolina Pliskova loses

Naomi Osaka will return to the top of the women’s tennis world rankings after Karolina Pliskova lost in the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Pliskova, number one for eight weeks in 2017, needed to win the tournament to regain top spot but lost 6-0 2-6 6-4 to Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu. Ashleigh Barty […]

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Anthony Joshua v Andy Ruiz Jr: Rematch in Saudi Arabia on 7 December

Britain’s Anthony Joshua will face unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr in their rematch in Saudi Arabia on 7 December. The pair fought in New York in June, with Ruiz earning a shock seventh-round stoppage victory to hand Joshua his first professional loss. Ruiz, who was knocked down in the third round before recovering, […]

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Andy Murray to make singles return in Cincinnati at Western & Southern Open

Andy Murray will make a return to singles action at the Cincinnati Masters next week – seven months after fearing he might have to retire. Britain’s former world number one has been playing doubles since June as he regains fitness after hip surgery. Murray, 32, broke down in tears at the Australian Open in January, […]

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Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac out of Arsenal’s Newcastle trip over security fears

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are not in Arsenal’s squad for Sunday’s Premier League game at Newcastle because of “further security incidents”. The pair were involved in a carjacking attempt by an armed gang in north-west London a fortnight ago. Arsenal say they are liaising with police and “providing the players and their families with […]

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Wendy’s Suggests It Will Launch Plant-Based Burgers

Fast-food giant Wendy’s has suggested it will be launching plant-based options in the future. The chain’s CEO Todd Penegor made the comments during Wendy’s┬áthis week. Penegor was asked about whether the eatery was planning to compete with other outlets which are offering meatless meats. Plant-based protein “Clearly there is growth out there in plant-based proteins […]

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London Restaurant Launches Deep-Fried Vegan Magnums

A London restaurant is adding a deep-fried vegan Magnum to its menu on August 16. The new dessert option by Halo Burger in Brixton – which serves the Beyond Burger – sees the Magnum battered then coated in crushed up cornflakes and biscuits, before being fried, then drizzled in chocolate sauce. Halo Burger is also […]

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People Who Eat Dark Chocolate Less Likely to be Depressed, Says Study

If you are one of those who swear by dark chocolate and find it to be an infinitely better edible than the sickly sweet milk chocolates that are usually sold in stores, you are in luck. Turns out, according to a new research from University College London, eating dark chocolate can actually help reduce chances […]

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Girls Born To Women With PCOS More Likely To Develop a Deadly Heart Enlargement, Says Study

A new study now finds that girls who are born to women with polycystic ovary syndrome are more likely to suffer from heart problems when they grow up. The study, conducted by researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, on mice, found that babies exposed to high levels of male hormones, which is a feature […]

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Social Support Helps Students to Exercise More

Making exercise a stress outlet may help students attain recommended amounts of physical activity and to maintain that routine, students need social support from family and friends, said researchers including one of an Indian origin. “Accessing internal and external sources of inspiration and resilience is an effective and sustainable model for positive change,” said Vinayak […]