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22 January 2017 | 5:30 am
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Iran's football team dominate the front pages today after their courageous decision to boycott the national anthem during their match against England. Also, we look ahead to France's first pool match against Australia.
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It is still unclear whether the squad could be set up again under a new mandate. The death of a young woman arrested by the "morality police" for improperly wearing a hijab sparked months of protests in Iran.
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