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Josh Mansour targeting place in world cup after comeback from knee injury

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Mansour has set his sights on playing in the Rugby League World Cup after a making a successful return from knee surgery in Penrith’s 38-0 defeat of Canterbury.... Read full article

Jezzine جزين, Lebanon

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Jezzine is a town in Lebanon, located 22 km (14 mi) from Sidon and 40 km (25 mi) south of Beirut. It is the capital of Jezzine District. Surrounded by mountain peaks, pine forests (like the Bkassine Pine Forest)...... Read full article

Australia v Germany Confederations Cup

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AUSTRALIA will on Monday night face a German side almost unrecognisable from that which claimed the world title in Brazil three years ago, but coach Ange Postecolgou has warned against considering them weakened opposition.... Read full article

The Catholic visionary who founded the World Cup

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Inspired by Pope Leo XIII, Jules Rimet created a tournament that brought warring nations together. Three lions on a shirt Jules Rimet still gleaming Thirty years of hurt Never stopped me dreaming... Read full article

إعلان تشكيلة فريق لبنان "سيدرز" التحضيرية لبطولة كأس العالم للرغبي ليغ

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أعلن الأتحاد اللبناني للرغبي ليغ تشكيلة تحضيرية تتألف من أربعين لاعبا لبطولة كأس العالم للرغبي ليغ ٢٠١٧ التي تقام في استراليا ونيوزيلندا وبابا غينيا الجديدة... Read full article

Portugal beat France to win Euro 2016 final with Éder’s extra-time goal

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In the end, Cristiano Ronaldo had his hands on the trophy even if it was not the way the ultimate showman had intended.... Read full article

Jbeil (Byblos)

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Byblos: The name originated from 'biblion', that is book. The word 'bible' is derived from the Greek 'ta b blia', which means 'the books'. Byblos is the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. According to Phoenician tradition, Byblos was...... Read full article

Iraq beat Chile to finish top

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Iraq’s fairy tale FIFA U-20 World Cup has continued with a 2-1 win over Chile that sees them top Group E and stay in Antalya for a last-16 showdown with Paraguay.... Read full article

Coach Brad Fittler has named his 21-man squad for the opening match of the Lebanon Cedars'

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Coach Brad Fittler has named his 21-man squad for the opening match of the Lebanon Cedars' 2017Rugby League World Cup campaign against France on Sunday, 29th October... Read full article

Saida (Sidon)

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SAIDA (SIDON, SAIDON) is said to mean "fishing", and even today fishermen moor their boats in the small picturesque port. Sidon was the third great Phoenician city-state, rivaling Byblos and Tyre as a naval power. In Darius' time...... Read full article

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