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Channel NewsAsia
Anderlecht coach finds positives in four-goal defeatReally positive." His work will face a tougher examination at the end of the m
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 hours ago
Really positive." His work will face a tougher examination at the end of the month when the Belgian champions head to Paris for their next Champions League encounter. (Reporting By Mark Gleeson; Editing by Christian Radnedge)Sou... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dominant PSG still searching for right balance - Emery31, have won 12 of 13 games in all competitions since the start of the campaign
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
31, have won 12 of 13 games in all competitions since the start of the campaign. Last month's goalless draw at Montpellier remains the only blemish on their otherwise perfect record. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'Brien)Source: Reut... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Feyenoord coach bullish despite Champions League setbacksgood game and made a step forward in the right direction. "My players are lear
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
good game and made a step forward in the right direction. "My players are learning a lot from these sorts of game and I think we can still produce something in the future." (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Amlan Chakraborty)Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa skipper Whiteley to miss end-of-year tourbrings the domestic season to a close. South Africa take on Ireland in Dublin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
brings the domestic season to a close. South Africa take on Ireland in Dublin on Nov. 11, then France in Paris one week later, followed by Italy in Padova on Nov. 25 and Wales in Cardiff on Dec. 2. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Da... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Work to begin on Metro North rail line in 2021six years later. The long-awaited link up between Swords and the city centre i
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
six years later. The long-awaited link up between Swords and the city centre is part of a €7.5bn investment programme. Mark Gleeson from Rail Users Ireland has welcomed the news, but fears costs could spiral. "The figures depend on what the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Depth of Belgium talent leaves Martinez with difficult World Cup decisionswith friendlies against Japan and Mexico next month and Martinez added that the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
with friendlies against Japan and Mexico next month and Martinez added that they would look to play against African and South American teams in friendlies next March. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Christian Radnedge)So... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rabada decimates Bangladesh as South Africa win by innings and 254 runshowever, showed there was life in the wicket as he turned in a virtuoso display
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
however, showed there was life in the wicket as he turned in a virtuoso display. South Africa and Bangladesh will now play three One-Day Internationals and two Twenty20s. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Toby Davis)Source: Reut... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa close in on big victory over Bangladeshloss before bad light stopped play on Saturday. South Africa amassed 573-4 dec
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
loss before bad light stopped play on Saturday. South Africa amassed 573-4 declared in their first innings and require six wickets for victory to take the two-match series 2-0. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Joh... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Robben gives up on World Cup qualification for Dutch despite winin Brazil. They failed to qualify for the European Championship in France last
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
in Brazil. They failed to qualify for the European Championship in France last year and now appear virtually certain of being absent for a second major tournament in succession. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'Brien)Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
All Blacks hold on against South Africa to complete unbeaten seriestwo minutes remaining. But a turnover as they pressed forward in search of an
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
two minutes remaining. But a turnover as they pressed forward in search of an upset win allowed the All Blacks to kick out the ball and claim the victory - and 100 percent record. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Neville Dalton)Source: Reut... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rabada grabs five wickets to leave Bangladesh reelingRoy finished with three for 118. Amla and Du Plessis joined Dean Elgar, who ma
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
Roy finished with three for 118. Amla and Du Plessis joined Dean Elgar, who made 113, and Aiden Markram, bowled for 143 in just his second test, as South Africa's centurions. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Neville Dalton)Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Amla, Du Plessis hit centuries as South Africa pass 500joined Dean Elgar, who made 113, and Aiden Markram, bowled for 143 in his secon
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
joined Dean Elgar, who made 113, and Aiden Markram, bowled for 143 in his second test, as centurions in the game. South Africa won the first match in the two-test series by 333 runs. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Johannesburg; Editing by Ed Osm... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ivory Coast's World Cup hopes in the balance after draw in Maligroup next month when they travel to the Ivory Coast for their last match. The
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
group next month when they travel to the Ivory Coast for their last match. The Ivorians have been to the last three World Cup finals but turned in a listless showing on Friday. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Christian Radne... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa openers punish wayward Bangladesh attackseries. The pair also made a strong start to the first test in Potchefstroom w
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
series. The pair also made a strong start to the first test in Potchefstroom when they put together a 196-run partnership which laid the foundation for South Africa’s 333-run victory. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Ed O... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Injured Lukaku misses Belgium's trip to Bosniabecause of an ankle injury. The Manchester United forward will continue to tra
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
because of an ankle injury. The Manchester United forward will continue to train on his own in Belgium over the weekend in a bid to be fit for Tuesday’s match with Cyprus in Brussels. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ken Ferris)Source: Reut... Read more
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EuroNews
All Blacks expected to complete clean sweepBy Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – World champions New Zealand are expected t
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – World champions New Zealand are expected to complete another clean sweep of the Rugby Championship as they finish this year’s campaign away in South Africa on Saturday. A fifth title success in the last six years... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa's Mtawarira to miss New Zealand test for "family reasons"Replacements: 16-Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17-Trevor Nyakane, 18-Wilko Louw, 19-Franc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
Replacements: 16-Chiliboy Ralepelle, 17-Trevor Nyakane, 18-Wilko Louw, 19-Franco Mostert, 20-Jean-Luc du Preez, 21-Rudy Paige, 22-Handre Pollard, 23-Damian de Allende. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Jeremy Gaunt and Toby Davis)Source: Reut... Read more
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EuroNews
South Africa's Mtawarira to miss New Zealand test for "family reasons" By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s veteran prop Tendai Mtawa
EuroNews / Posted 14 days ago
By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s veteran prop Tendai Mtawarira will miss their test against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship on Saturday for unspecified... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bangladesh lose opener Tamim to thigh injuryanother of their leading batsmen, Shakib Al Hassan, who asked to skip the tour
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
another of their leading batsmen, Shakib Al Hassan, who asked to skip the tour to rest because of exhaustion. South Africa won the first test in Potchefstroom by 333 runs on Monday. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Keit... Read more
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Gulf News
Injured Tamim to miss second Test against ProteasAmla, Temba Bavuma, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Dumi
Gulf News / Posted 16 days ago
Amla, Temba Bavuma, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Christian Radned... Read more
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EuroNews
Three from Africa on brink of World Cup qualificationBy Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend but the other two slots will only be decided next month. A home victory... Read more
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EuroNews
"Beast" key as Boks bid to match All Blacks in the scrum By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – South Africa will again rely heavily on
EuroNews / Posted 16 days ago
By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – South Africa will again rely heavily on experienced prop Tendai Mtawarira in whict they expect to be a bruising scrum confrontation with New Zealand in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Belgian champions Anderlecht name Vanhaezebrouck as coachknockout stages after finishing second in their group. His first game in charg
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
knockout stages after finishing second in their group. His first game in charge is away at Mechelen on Oct. 13 before a home game against Paris St Germain in the Champions League. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson,; Editing by Ed Osmond)Source:... Read more
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EuroNews
Blame it on Argentina when tired teams head north in NovemberBy Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – The inclusion of Argentina into southern h
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
By Mark Gleeson CAPETOWN (Reuters) – The inclusion of Argentina into southern hemisphere rugby competition has left Australia, New Zealand and South Africa stretched when they go on their end of year tours to Europe, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Paterson replaces injured Morkel in South Africa test squadHashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Kesha
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Theunis de Bruyn, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Duanne Olivier, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Wayne Parnell. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Ken Fer... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa race to big win after Bangladesh collapsein their first innings. The second test starts in Bloemfontein on Friday, wher
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
in their first innings. The second test starts in Bloemfontein on Friday, where a livelier pitch is expected after the track in Potchefstroom proved flat throughout the five days. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'Brien)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa need seven wickets to win opening testbowling of Keshav Maharaj for 32. Captain Mustafizur, not out on 16, and Liton
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
bowling of Keshav Maharaj for 32. Captain Mustafizur, not out on 16, and Liton Das will resume on the last day with survival uppermost on the visitors' agenda. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Davis and Christian Radnedge)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mahrez, Slimani dropped by Algeria after World Cup exitare bottom of Group B in African qualifying on one point from four matches, beh
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
are bottom of Group B in African qualifying on one point from four matches, behind Nigeria (10), Zambia (seven) and Cameroon (three). Only the group winners will advance to Russia. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'Brien)Source: Re... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa in charge against BangladeshSouth African seamers Kagiso Rabada and Morkel on a flat track that has been ba
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
South African seamers Kagiso Rabada and Morkel on a flat track that has been batsman-friendly in a high-scoring game. South Africa scored 496 for three declared in their first innings. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ed Osmond)Source: Reut... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obdurate Mominul leads Bangladesh fightbackedging a ball from the medium-pacer down the leg side. Bangladesh, who were 12
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
edging a ball from the medium-pacer down the leg side. Bangladesh, who were 127-3 overnight, trail South Africa by 278 runs. The home side declared on the second day on 496 for three. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ed Osmond)Source: Reu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Stupid' Wales hooker misses Cheetahs match after lion bitebe released on Saturday morning to travel home with the rest of the squad as pl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
be released on Saturday morning to travel home with the rest of the squad as planned, Ospreys said. The Cheetahs beat the Ospreys 44-25 in Friday’s clash at the Free State Stadium. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Toby Davis)Source:... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aubameyang back to help Gabon’s World Cup bidrace. With two matches to play, the Ivorians top the Group C standings with sev
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
race. With two matches to play, the Ivorians top the Group C standings with seven points, Morocco have six and Gabon five. Only the group winner qualifies for the World Cup. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Andrew Bolton)Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Netherlands recall Babel after six-year absencefor next year’s tournament in Russia. France top the standings with 17 points,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
for next year’s tournament in Russia. France top the standings with 17 points, Sweden have 16 and the Dutch 13. Fourth-placed Bulgaria are also still in the race on 12 points. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson,; Editing by Ed Osmond)Sour... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elgar, Amla power South Africa to 411-1 versus Bangladeshbowlers on a flat track perfect for batting although South Africa will be tempt
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
bowlers on a flat track perfect for batting although South Africa will be tempted to increase the run rate in the afternoon session with the possibility of rain later in the day. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson,; Editing by Ed Osmond)Source... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Wallabies coach way of Springboks 'retribution'game. We want to do better in the conquest parts of the game; set-piece, scrum,
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
game. We want to do better in the conquest parts of the game; set-piece, scrum, lineout and just being more consistent. We don't have to rewrite the strategy book every week.” (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Peter Rutherford)Source: R... Read more
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Herald.ie
'Frustrated' commuters fear rail strike chaosSeptember 2017 02:30 AM "We've all been left with this big uncertainty around
Herald.ie / Posted 21 days ago
September 2017 02:30 AM "We've all been left with this big uncertainty around our daily travel in the coming weeks," said Mark Gleeson, spokesman for the commuters' representative group. Travel chaos looms for 140,000 rail passengers following... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa's Markram upbeat after run out denies him debut tonhundred," Markram added. "Knowing the kind of person he is, he really would li
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
hundred," Markram added. "Knowing the kind of person he is, he really would like to kick on tomorrow. He has a very hard personality, he is a proper fighter as we have all seen." (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by Ken Ferris)Source:... Read more
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EuroNews
Arsenal's Giroud reaches century milestone in Europa League win By Mark Gleeson (Reuters) – Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud grabbed his 100th goal f
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
By Mark Gleeson (Reuters) – Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud grabbed his 100th goal for the club and Theo Walcott chimed in with a double as they won 4-2 at Bate Borisov on Thursday to extend... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Horror run out ruins South Africa's impressive start36 overs. Elgar, 30, went to his century two balls after the run out but was m
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
36 overs. Elgar, 30, went to his century two balls after the run out but was muted in his celebrations, obviously upset after seeing his young partner miss out on the milestone. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson, editing by Pritha Sarkar)Source: R... Read more
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EuroNews
Preview - Back to basics for South Africa after All Blacks trouncing By Mark Gleeson BLOEMFONTEIN (Reuters) – South Africa have been told to conce
EuroNews / Posted 21 days ago
By Mark Gleeson BLOEMFONTEIN (Reuters) – South Africa have been told to concentrate on the basics of test rugby rather than the outcome when they host Australia on Saturday, as... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elgar backs new opening partner as the real dealtalk cricket, you just need to give him peace of mind because he is a special c
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
talk cricket, you just need to give him peace of mind because he is a special cricketer." Markram, who will turn 23 next week, has a first class average of 44.33. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Christian Radnedge)Source: Reut... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Feyenoord suffer injury blow ahead of Napoli matchlost 2-0, the club said on Monday. Feyenoord lost their opening Champions Leag
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
lost 2-0, the club said on Monday. Feyenoord lost their opening Champions League group game 4-0 at home to Manchester City and will start as underdogs against their Italian opponents. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson, Editing by Ed Osmond)Source: Reu... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Commonwealth Games 2022 deadline looms with Birmingham in box seatmost of which were at one time colonies of Britain. Durban would have been the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
most of which were at one time colonies of Britain. Durban would have been the first African hosts of the Games but developed cold feet over the costs after winning the bid. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson; Editing by John O'Brien)Sour... Read more
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EuroNews
Commonwealth Games 2022 deadline looms with Birmingham in box seatBy Mark Gleeson LONDON (Reuters) – Potential candidate cities for the 2022 Comm
EuroNews / Posted 30 days ago
By Mark Gleeson LONDON (Reuters) – Potential candidate cities for the 2022 Commonwealth Games have until the end of the month to submit details of intent with Birmingham seen to be in pole position as organisers continue the search for a new host.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Belgian champions Anderlecht fire coach after slow startthen Waasland-Beveren in the league on Saturday before they host Celtic in the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
then Waasland-Beveren in the league on Saturday before they host Celtic in the Champions League on Sept. 27. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson, editing by Sudipto Ganguly; mark.gleeson@thomsonreuters.com; +27828257807; Reuters Messaging: Reuters... Read more
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EuroNews
Belgian champions Anderlecht fire coach after slow startthen Waasland-Beveren in the league on Saturday before they host Celtic in the
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
then Waasland-Beveren in the league on Saturday before they host Celtic in the Champions League on Sept. 27. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson, editing by Sudipto Ganguly; mark.gleeson@thomsonreuters.com; +27828257807; Reuters Messaging: Reuters... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
South Africa's Steyn puts comeback plans on hold againmost of the 2015-16 test series against England because of shoulder problems.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
most of the 2015-16 test series against England because of shoulder problems. He suffered the original injury in the Durban test against England at the end of 2015. (Reporting by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Toby Davis)Source... Read more
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