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Monday, Aug 21

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Aman's effort goes in vain as Gopalan record win

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Aman Mallaya's 11-wicket haul for the match went in vain as Frank Anthony Public School (FAPS) lost to Gopalan National School by four wickets in the Group I, Division I under -16 cricket tournament for KSCA Cup here. FAPS batted first and…

Bangla name Joshi as spin consultant

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Bangladesh have roped in former India tweaker Sunil Joshi as the spin consultant for the upcoming two-match Test series against Australia. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) first approached the left-arm spinner after the one-off Test…

Faulty sprinklers delay action

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The last day of the Group stage action in the Bengaluru Super Hockey League suffered an unusual delay after the sprinklers at the Hockey Stadium malfunctioned here on Monday. The matches were held up for almost an hour as the cable that…

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SL coach hits out at selection policy

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When a coach fronts up the media twice after effectively just 11 days of cricketing action, then it's a definite indicator of team's poor performance. Most coaches like to be behind the scenes, letting the players hog all the limelight in…

Sandhu sets lofty targets

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It's been a hectic few weeks for Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. The Indian international, the latest to undertake an European sojourn, was at the crossroads when his club Stabaek IF informed him that he would no longer be in their plans for the…

Shooter Gagan kick starts grass roots programme

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There are few as passionate about shooting as Gagan Narang. When not immersed in training, the Olympic bronze medallist would be mentoring youngsters. His new initiative - Project Leap - is an extension of his deep desire to set up a…

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Srikanth enters second round of World Championship

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Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth advanced to the second round of the World Championship with a straight game win over Russian Sirant in the mens singles competition here today. The eighth-seeded Indian, who won the Indonesia Super Series…

Bulgaria success gives me confidence: Lakshya

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Ever since shuttler Lakshya Sen rose to prominence by becoming the world number one in the junior circuit early this year, he seems to have made a habit of making the headlines. Just weeks after being anointed as the best among the juniors…

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Random fitness tests is new mantra for Indian cricket team

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The Indian cricket teams conditioning coach Shankar Basu has made it mandatory for the players to undergo random fitness test in an attempt to maintain the same on-field intensity throughout a series. In every practice session, some or the…

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I'll fight to change colour of medal at World Championship: Sindhu

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Spearheading Indias challenge at the World Championships, Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu says she is in good form and vowed to better the colour of her past two bronze medals. "I think it has been two months since Australia Open, so I…

Sunday, Aug 20

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India cut Lanka to size

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The measure of India's dominance could only be understood by the stunning silence in the stands during the second half of the match. The Lankan fans, who brought down the roof in the afternoon loudly cheering each Lankan run, didn't get…

PNB advance to quarterfinals

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Punjab National Bank secured their place in the quarterfinals of the Bengaluru Super Hockey League with a 1-1 draw against Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd on Sunday. Though Gagandeep Singh's 32nd minute opener was cancelled out by a…

Need more matches: Mithali

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Women's cricket has been in spotlight ever since Mithali Raj's side scripted an inspiring performance at the World Cup. The runners-up finish reflected India's ability to shine on the big stage. As the new season beckons, more number of…

Mary Kom hopeful of return of 48kg in Oly

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The inclusion of 48 kg category in 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast has infused new life in Mary Kom. The five-time world champion was full of beans during the national camp at Indira Gandhi Sports Complex and didn't rule out 2020…

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Ralte relishing the Bengaluru FC challenge

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April 22 will forever remain afresh in Zohmingliana Raltes mind. His side, Aizawl FC, were up against one of the giants of Indian football, Mohun Bagan, needing nothing less than three points to pull off a big miracle. They had less than…

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Two Chinese cricketers to play in Pakistan Super league

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Two Chinese cricketers have been drafted to play in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) next year, giving a boost to the fledgling sport in China. The two players of China national cricket team will represent Peshawar Zalmi in the next edition…

Paes teams up with Raja for Winston-Salem Open and US Open

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Leander Paes has teamed up with fellow Mumbaikar Purav Raja, who is only the seventh Indian to have paired with the veteran legend on the Pro circuit, for the Winston-Salem Open and the US Open. Raja formed a very successful pairing with…

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Sri Lanka squander solid start to collapse to 216

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Sri Lanka frittered away a promising start to be bundled out for 216, losing nine wickets for 77 runs in the first One-day International against India here today. Niroshan Dickwella (65) and Danushka Gunathilaka (35) gave the hosts a solid…

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Sakshi, Bajrang eye medal at World Wrestling Championships

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With their eyes firmly trained on winning medals, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik and Asian champion Bajrang Punia will spearhead the Indian challenge at the World Wrestling Championships, starting here tomorrow. All eyes would be on Rio…

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I deserved Arjuna this time: Sandhu after third failed attempt

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Countrys leading squash player Harinder Pal Sandhu, the 2014 Asian Games team gold medallist, has been left dejected after being ignored by the Arjuna awards selection panel for the third time. "I was pretty confident that I would be…

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Dhawan hits century as India open ODI series with crushing win

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Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a fluent unbeaten century as India continued to embarrass Sri Lanka, cruising to an easy nine-wicket win over the struggling hosts in the opening ODI of the five-match series, here today. India carried its…

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Nine wins mean nothing if we don't qualify for Asian Cup: Coach

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Chief football coach Stephen Constantine doesnt want to dwell on the past and said Indias nine-match winning streak will count for nothing if they fail to qualify for the Asian Cup. India registered their ninth win on the trot when they…

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PCB to announce World XI team in 2-3 days: Sethi

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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Najam Sethi said that he would announce the names of the players in the World eleven side, that will tour Pakistan, in the next couple of days. "I am telling you the World eleven will come to Pakistan…

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A creaking chair and tons of memories

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Virat Kohli went on a nostalgic trip after the Indian skipper found the creaking, old wooden chair that he sat on in the dressing room when he made his international debut against Sri Lanka nine years ago.Kohli tweeted a picture of himself…

Saturday, Aug 19

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Swastic Union CC emerge champions

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Shubhang Hegde grabbed a four-for while team-mate Devdutt Padikkal scored a half-century as Swastic Union CC (2) clinched the KSCA Group I, Division I, II & III under-19 inter-club tournament here. In the final, Swastic Union produced a…

Little men take big strides

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Without much support from the authorities and fighting the odds with determination, India's dwarf athletes produced a fine performance in the recent World Dwarf Games in Guelph, Canada. The 21-member contingent returned with a haul of 36…

PNB continue winning run

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Punjab National Bank continued their fine run in the Bengaluru Super Hockey league with a 4-0 win over Army Red on Saturday. Playing in heavy downpour at the Hockey stadium, the Punjab side took a while to get into the game but the table…

Kyrgios flattens Nadal

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Australia's Nick Kyrgios blasted new world number one Rafael Nadal 6-2, 7-5 Friday, winning twice in one day to reach the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters semifinals. As defending champion Karolina Pliskova won twice in one day for the third…

An exciting, fresh feel about KPL

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There is an exciting fresh feel about the Karbonn Smartphones Karnataka Premier League, powered by Cycle Pure Agarbathies, this year. In this new reset version of the KPL I can guarantee you one thing for sure. A whole new level of…

India start firm favourites

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The contrast between the immediate goals of India and Sri Lanka couldn't have been starker as the two teams kick-start their five-match ODI series at the Rangiri International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Where the series serves as one…