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Sloane Stephens gets hard court campaign off to winning start at US Open
Sloane Stephens began the build-up to her U.S. Open title defence with a 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands back on the American hardcourts at the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Tuesday. [...]
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Pakistan avert Asian Games 2018 hockey boycott over allowance payments
The Pakistan men’s team are the most successful at the Asian Games with eight gold medals but players had threatened to skip the upcoming edition after not being paid their allowances for the last six months. [...]
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New Zealand cricket team refuses to tour Pakistan citing security fears
"At the end of the day it came down to following the advisory and the security reports we had obtained," NZC chairman Greg Barclay has said. [...]
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England vs India 1st Test preview: Kohli and Co. look for shining start
India have not won a Test series in England since 2007, achieved under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid. And now under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, India are bracing up for a stern test in difficult English conditions over five Test matches. [...]
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Vijay Mallya ''devastated'' to lose control of Force India F1 team
Vijay Mallya's right-hand man Bob Fernley has said in an interview that the embattled tycoon would act in the best interests of a team he acquired in 2007. [...]
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Smriti Mandhana equals fastest half-century in women's T20 cricket
Smriti Mandhana scored 50 runs off 18 balls, equalling New Zealand's Sophie Devine's record. [...]
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Sindhu, Nehwal, Srikanth to carry India's hope at BWF World Championships
India's shuttlers will have to endure tough battles as the country hopes to end its drought of boasting a world title holder.  [...]
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Greatest challenge in 4 years? Here are India's biggest victory and defeat in England
India have only won three Test series and drawn one out of the 17 times they have toured England. The last time India toured, in 2014, they went down 1-3, despite a convincing 95-run win in the second Test at Lord's.      [...]
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Cricketers wish Imran Khan, who is set to be Pakistan PM
Several past and present cricketers took to Twitter to wish the 1992 World Cup winning team captain.   [...]
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Meet Yuvraj Konde Deshmukh, the youngest Indian at World Motocross Championship
13-year-old Yuvraj Konde Deshmukh will become the youngest Indian to participate at the World Motocross Championship Juniors in Australia.    [...]
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Women's Hockey World Cup 2018: Ireland beat India 1-0, enter quarter-finals
This is the second match for the Indian team in the tournament and will be played at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Stadium. [...]
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Indian shuttlers continue good run at Russia Open
Sourabh Verma and Rituparna Das progressed to the quarterfinals of the USD 75,000 Russia Open BWF Tour Super 100 tournament. [...]
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The Barmy Army names Kohli as International Player of the Year for 2017, 2018
The Barmy Army is England's cricket team supporter's club. [...]
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India play Essex in four-day practice game
The four-day game will help the skipper and team management to draw a match-winning combination when they face the hosts in the longest format of the game. [...]
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Former New Zealand first-class cricketer Harley James booked for keeping child abuse images
Harley James has represented Canterbury for five first-class matches from 1997-2001 and is also a known figure in the local church. [...]
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La Liga schedule announced, check Barcelona vs Real Madrid El Clasico dates
The 2018-19 La Liga fixtures were announced on Tuesday, with Atletico Madrid, who finished second last season, travelling to fourth-placed Valencia in the pick of the opening day`s games. [...]
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Virat Kohli eyes top Test batsman rank, Team India remain number 1
Kohli is currently 26 points behind Steve Smith of Australia but is 48 points ahead of third-ranked Joe Root of England. [...]
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Rangana Herath spins Sri Lanka to series sweep over South Africa
The 199-run win, which came with more than a day to spare, was due to Sri Lanka`s tireless spin trio of Herath, Akila Dananjaya and Dilruwan Perera who together claimed all 20 South African wickets.    [...]
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Indian team for South Africa ‘A’ and Quadrangular trophy announced
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the India ‘A’ team for two four-day games against South Africa ‘A’ and the Quadrangular One-Day Series on Monday.  [...]
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Mesut Ozil departure puts focus on German relations with Turkish community
Ozil, who faced a barrage of criticism for having his photograph taken with Turkey’s authoritarian President Tayyip Erdogan, was especially piqued by criticism from German Football Association head Reinhard Grindel, who he said blamed him for Germany crashing out of the 2018 World Cup.    [...]
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India have more quality fast bowlers than before: Ishant Sharma
"Everybody used to say that India can't produce fast bowlers. Now we have probably eight to nine good fast bowlers, anytime who can play Test cricket for India. We have a pretty good chance to win a series in England and Australia, because of the kind of attack we have," Ishant told 'Daily Telegraph' in an interview. [...]
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Lakshya Sen wins Badminton Asia Junior Championship, ends 53 year title drought
The World no.9 eased past Vitidsarn in straight sets the Under 19 final to win India’s first Men’s singles gold in 53 years. [...]
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Indian women's compound team bags silver in Archery World Cup
 Indian women's compound team once again failed to cross the final hurdle, this time by a heartbreaking one point, to settle for a silver medal in the fourth and concluding stage of the Archery World Cup here today. [...]
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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo accepts punishment in tax evasion case
Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the punishment of a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 12.1 million pounds in a tax evasion case in which he was found guilty by the Spanish authorities, Sports24 reported. [...]
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World Squash Federation backs India on security at Junior Championship
According to a media report, Switzerland's top junior girls' squash player, Ambre Allinckx, was not permitted by her parents to take part in the tournament because of safety concerns. [...]
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India U19 beat Sri Lanka U19 by an innings and 21 runs in 1st Youth Test
Ayush Badoni (185*) and Mohit Jangra (5/72) dominated the hosts to the hand India U19 a 1-0 lead in the two-match Youth Test series.      [...]
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Pune school student bags two medals at 14th Asian School Chess Championship
 City boy Akshay Borgaonkar bagged two medals - a gold and a silver -- at the recently concluded 14th Asian School Chess Championship in Sri Lanka in the under-9 years group. [...]
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Atharwa Taide, Ayush Badoni tons power India U-19 vs Sri Lanka in Youth Test
Atharwa Taide (113) and Ayush Badoni (107) slammed individual centuries to put India U-19 team in driver's seat on the second day of the four-day first Youth Test at the Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground here today. [...]
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