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'Ajinkya Rahane will deliver,' feels former India batsman Praveen Amre
Amre who has been Rahane's childhood coach, says it is also his to figure out which are the areas in his batting that needs improvement. [...]
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La Liga chases record Asian audience with early El Clasico
La Liga`s drive to build its audience in Asia and establish itself as the most popular league in the world prompted Saturday’s `Clasico` between Real Madrid and Barcelona to be scheduled at 1 pm local time, officials said on Thursday. [...]
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NCA chief Niranjan Shah accuses CoA of usurping BCCI administration
Disappointed by the development, Niranjan Shah wrote a letter to the BCCI and CoA, accusing them of intentionally avoiding calling him for NCA meetings. [...]
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I-League: Neroca FC hold Mohun Bagan to 0-0 draw
The best chance of the game fell to Mohun Bagan`s Shilton Dsilva who latched on to a loose ball after Neroca goalkeeper Varney K. Kallon blocked Sony Norde`s initial shot to put his effort wide. Neroca played exceptionally well with their fleet-footed footballers giving the home team a harrowing time. The result saw Sanjoy Sen`s Mohun Bagan move to nine points from five matches while Neroca are on seven points from four outings. [...]
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Luis Suarez and Cristiano Ronaldo hit top form in time for El Clasico
When the bitter rivals meet at the Santiago Bernabeu, Barcelona will be looking to increase their 11 point lead on fourth-placed Madrid, who have played one match less. [...]
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India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan's brilliance to the fore as Men in Blue continue to dominate their neighbours
He will look to carry on the momentum when the neighbours resumed their rivalry in T20Is. The first of the three matches will be played on Wednesday (20) in Cuttack. [...]
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Ranji Trophy semi-finals, Day 2: Gautam Gambhir seizes control for Delhi vs Bengal
With Bengal scoring a below par 286 in their first essay, they are sure to concede the first innings lead. The only positive aspect for Bengal was the final session where Delhi scored just 51 runs losing three wickets, including that of Gambhir (127 off 216 balls) off the bowling of Mohammed Shami. Gambhir was an epitome of calmness during his 42nd first-class hundred in the company of Chandela (113 off 192 balls), who is playing only his third first-class match. [...]
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Russia making progress over doping, says IAAF chief Sebastian Coe
Russia has been banned from international athletics competition since November 2015 after doping issues. The country`s anti-doping agency, RUSADA, is also yet to be declared fully compliant by the World Anti-Doping Agency. [...]
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Surgery on cards, Sania Mirza to miss Australian Open
Sania is suffering from a condition called jumper's knee in her right leg. It is defined as a painful condition of the knee caused by inflammation or small tears in the tendon of the patella. She won the 2016 Australian Open women's doubles title with Martina Hingis before announcing their split in August. [...]
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Petra Kvitova looks on positive side after 'rollercoaster year'
The 27-year old two-time Wimbledon champion defied expectations in returning to competition despite suffering serious wounds to her playing left hand as she fought off a knife-wielding intruder at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov in December 2016. [...]
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Ranji Trophy semi-final: Favourites Karnataka face Vidarbha
Karnataka, playing a semi tie after a gap of two seasons, have been the in-form team with captain R Vinay Kumar leading from the front. Vidarbha on the other hand, are playing in the semi-finals for the first time. But they are not sure of Umesh's availability on this momentous occasion as the fast bowler is reportedly still in doubt. [...]
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Ibtihaj Muhammad makes US history, wears hijab in Olympics
Ibtihaj Muhammad became the first athlete to compete at the Olympics while wearing a hijab. (Source: Reuters) Ibtihaj Muhammad looked like all the other fencers when she stepped on [...]
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No riches, but respect for Zimbabwe women’s football team at Rio 2016 Olympics
If you need a reminder that the Olympics are about more than just riches and rewards, then the Zimbabwean football team is one of the starkest in Rio de Janeiro. (Source: Reuters) F [...]
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Rio 2016: Swimming legend Michael Phelps bids for astonishing 20th Olympic gold
Phelps won his signature event in 2004 and 2008 before his finger-tip loss to le Clos in 2012, and he will be desperate to regain the gold in his final Games. [...]
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Michael Phelps opens final chapter on golden note
Michael Phelps leads U.S. men’s team to victory in the 4×100 metres freestyle. (Source: AP) Michael Phelps began the final chapter of his storied career with a golden hue [...]
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Dana Vollmer brings home more medals for Arlen
Dana Vollmer dove into Rio De Janeiro’s Olympic Aquatics Stadium pool on Sunday. (Source: Reuters) With her son’s name Arlen written on her foot, Dana Vollmer dove into [...]
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Alastair Cook’s England have ‘further to go’ after Pakistan win
England recovered to win the third Test by 141 runs on Sunday to go 2-1 up in the series. (Source: Reuters) England captain Alastair Cook insisted his side had “further to go& [...]
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Rio Olympics 2016, Day 3: India's complete schedule; Abhinav Bindra, Gagan Narang in spotlight
Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang are not new to the pressure of participating in the Olympics and expectations are high from these two veteran shooters to bag medals for India on Day 3 in Rio. [...]
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Vault specialist Dipa Karmakar makes history at 2016 Rio Olympics; becomes first Indian gymnast to qualify for apparatus finals
She finished eighth in the Vault rotation with a score of 14.850. [...]
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Olympics Horror Show: Annemiek Van Vleuten crashes head-first during 2016 Rio Cycle Road Race – WATCH
She was leading the women`s road race when the tragic accident happened. [...]
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Live Cricket Score, England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test Day 5: England begin last day of match with a lead of 311 runs
Live Cricket score, England vs Pakistan, 3rd Test Day 5: England lead by 311 runs at Edgbaston. (Source: Reuters) Bairstow was unbeaten on 82 and Moeen 60 not out at the close with [...]
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Rio 2016 Olympics: Sania Mirza defends Prarthana Thombare, confident about medal chances
Sania Mirza is still alive in mixed doubles competition at Rio 2016 Olympics. (Source: PTI) Sania Mirza remained confident of winning a medal for India in the mixed doubles after [...]
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Olympics 2016: Swimming legend Michael Phelps highlights Rio action on Day 2
Phelps, who came out of retirement for one last crack at the Olympics in what will be his fifth Games, has the backing of US legend Mark Spitz, who is tipping the 31-year-old to win "several" medals in Brazil. [...]
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How to watch Rio 2016 Olympics live streaming day 1, August 6, live TV coverage in India starts 5:00 PM IST
Rio 2016 Olympics got underway officially with the opening ceremony on Friday night. (Source: Reuters) After the jazz, pomp and show of the opening ceremony at the Rio 2016 Olympics [...]
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WATCH: BRUTAL! The Great Khali vs Batista in a Punjabi Prison Match
The contest between the duo is fondly remembered by wrestling fans even today. [...]
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LIVE CRICKET SCORE: 2nd Test, Day 3: Sri Lanka on the verge of famous series win
Rangana Herath claimed his maiden test hat-trick as 21 wickets tumbled on a frantic second day. [...]
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Brazil athletes not dope tested ahead of Rio 2016 Olympics: Report
None of the Brazil’s athletes were test between July 1 and July 24. (Source: Reuters) Brazil’s athletes were not subject to dope tests for almost a month before the Rio [...]
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LIVE SCORE: 2nd Test, Day 2: Australia bowled out for 106 in Galle
A victory for Sri Lanka in Galle would see them secure the series with one match to spare. [...]
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