Sunday, 30th August 2015

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England's Ian Bell walks after losing his wicket as Australia enforce a follow-on on the third day of the fifth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Oval in London on August 22, 2015. AFP
England batsman Ian Bell has insisted he is determined to carry on in international cricket following talks with coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Alastair Cook. In the immediate aftermath of England's Test series victory over Australia, five-times Ashes-winner Bell told BBC Radio he would "take stock" of his future. That led to suggestions the 33-year-old Warwickshire batsman was contemplating calling time on a 115-Test career that has yielded 22 hundreds in a tally of 7,569 runs. But Bell, writing in his Metro column published on Friday, said: "At the end of every Ashes series you're left...
Netherlands Dafne Schippers celebrates winning the final of the womens 200 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the ”Birds Nest” National Stadium in Beijing on August 28, 2015. AFP
Dafne Schippers of Netherlands made the best use of the absence of defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former silver medallist Allison Felix to win the women's 200m gold medal with record-shattering run on day seven of the 15th IAAF World Championships continued at the Bird's Nest here on Friday night. The Beijing 2015 Championship women's 100m silver medallist had an open field as Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who beat her in the 100m final two days ago, and women's 400m gold medallist in Beijing 2015 Felix had earlier decided to skip the 200m event to concentrate on their pet event....
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