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HWL: India leave Bhubaneswar with a lot to be desired for

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The World League Final was new coach Sjoerd Marjines first major test and the new-look Indian sides as well. While a bronze medal in a tournament featuring the eight premier teams may sound like a success, theres still plenty of work to be…

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Sindhu opens campaign against Bingjiao

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Rio Olympic silver medallist shuttler P V Sindhu will begin her campaign against lower ranked Hi Bingjiao of China in the womens singles event of the season- ending Dubai Super Series Finals starting on Wednesday.

Real face PSG in Champions League last 16

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Cristiano Ronaldos Real Madrid will continue their bid for a first European Cup treble in 40 years against Neymars Paris Saint-Germain after the big-spending duo were on Monday drawn together in a mouth-watering Champions League last 16…

Tendulkar wants international medallists in CGHS scheme

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Legendary Sachin Tendulkar has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to include all international medallists in Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS).

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India's tour game in South Africa cancelled

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Indias two-day tour game ahead of their three-match Test series in South Africa has been cancelled, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Monday.

'Russians keen to compete at Pyeongchang 2018'

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Most Russian athletes want to go to next years Winter Olympics even though they would have to compete as neutrals, an official of the countrys Olympic committee said on Monday.

Arteta left bloodied after derby bust-up

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Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta was left with blood streaming down his face after a bust-up involving up to 20 players and members of staff following the Manchester derby, a report said on Monday.

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Manchester Derby: Unhappy Mourinho clashes with City boys

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho became involved in a physical confrontation with Manchester Citys players after complaining about their post-derby celebrations, according to British media reports late on Sunday.

'Anderson will be less 'damaging' in Perth'

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England opening bowler James Anderson is unlikely to get the same swing and movement that made him "very damaging" during the second Ashes Test but will still be a handful early on in Perth, Australias Cameron Bancroft has said.

Suarez, Messi ensure Barca maintain the lead

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Barcelona restored their lead at the top of La Liga to five points as Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi struck in the final 20 minutes to edge out 10-man Villarreal 2-0.

Taylor's record-equalling ton rocks Windies

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An emotional Ross Taylor paid tribute to his mentor the late Martin Crowe following a superb century which put New Zealand in sight of a series sweep against the West Indies in Hamilton on Monday.

Sharma claims maiden tour win

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Indias Shubhankar Sharma became the first from the country to clinch the Joburg Open on Monday, his maiden European Tour title that also earned him a ticket to the prestigious British Open next year.

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India to play 81 matches at home from 2019-2023

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India will be hosting 81 matches across different formats from 2019-2023, 30 more than the current Future Tours Programme, but the BCCI on Monday insisted that the number of playing days per year for the ever-busy cricketers will decrease.

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HWL: India win bronze, Germans hearts

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When Germany met India in the group stage of the World League Final, they handed the hosts a brutal lesson in passing. In the bronze medal play-off game on Sunday, they gave the world a beautiful presentation on guts and team spirit,…

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HWL: Australia beat Olympic champions Argentina to retain crown

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Australia soaked up some tremendous late pressure to pip Argentina 2-1 and retain the World League Final title as the tournament came to a fitting end here on Sunday.

Pune record narrow win

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FC Pune City inflicted the first Jamshedpur FC with a 1-0 win over the newcommers on Sunday.

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Toss, Bumrah no-ball turning points: Pothas

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Sri Lanka head coach Nic Pothas picked two turning points in their seven-wicket victory. First the toss, which Sri Lanka won, and the second, the no-ball bowled by Jaspreet Bumrah to Upul Tharanga just when India had begun to look…

There is room for improvement: Vinay

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Having booked their place in the semifinal, Karnataka are the team to beat this season. R Vinay Kumar is a happy man but with the main job still not done, the Karnataka skipper asserted that there are still areas his team can improve.

An eye-opener, says Rohit

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After the Indian batting collapsed like nine pins against the moving ball, captain Rohit Sharma called it an eye-opener for them and hoped his young team will learn to tackle such conditions better next time.

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India crash to big defeat

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Dharamsala: For once it was the ball, not the bat, which dictated a cricket contest in India. The wintry conditions here got the ball to swerve, and the Indian batsmen found themselves utterly helpless against it. The fiery spell of…

Jitu, Heena bag top honours

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Pistol aces Jitu Rai and Heena Sidhu bagged a bronze each to continue Indias medal charge at the 10th Asian Championship 10m Rifle/ Pistol in Wako City, Japan on Sunday.

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Members set to debate new FTP

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The newly chalked Futures Tours Programme (FTP) and the hefty compensation of Rs 850 crore to defunct IPL franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala will be discussed extensively when BCCIs Special General Meeting is held here on Monday.

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England's booze issues no joke, says Lehmann

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Australia coach Darren Lehmann says Englands latest alcohol-fuelled indiscretion is no laughing matter and his team are not relishing the tourists misfortunes.

Football World Cup: United 2026 bid needs to build support not stadiums

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The heads of a joint bid from the United States, Mexico and Canada to host the 2026 World Cup trumpeted a winning plan on Saturday that technically ticks most if not all the boxes FIFA wants, but could miss the mark when it comes to…

Lomachenko retains title as Rigondeaux quits

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Vasyl Lomachenko continued his meteoric rise up the boxing ladder, retaining his WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night after challenger Guillermo Rigondeaux quit on his stool after six rounds.

New Zealand bowlers enjoy 'fun' day

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Tim Southee and Trent Boult took centre stage with bat and ball as New Zealand seized command on a rain-affected day two of the second Test against the West Indies in Hamilton on Sunday.

Ranji Trophy: Karnataka thump Mumbai to power through to semis

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For domestic giants Mumbai, an attempt to prolong their stay in Ranji Trophy soon turned into a struggle to avoid an innings defeat. But the contest stuck to its theme and Karnataka won the battle of titans with a measure of comfort.

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Lanka's 'Lucky 13': Pathetic India lose by seven wickets

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The susceptible technique of Indian batsmen in seamer-friendly conditions was thoroughly exposed as Sri Lanka comfortably beat India by seven wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series. The win also enabled Sri Lanka to break the…

Ranji Trophy : Change in mindset helps Shreyas

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Shreyas Gopal struck his career-best score in a match as big as the quarterfinals against Mumbai on Saturday. Apart from putting Karnataka in drivers seat, his unbeaten 150 was a welcome relief for the leg-spinning all-rounder on the…

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Suryakumar Yadav's century keeps Mumbai afloat

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Suryakumar Yadavs century kept Mumbai afloat on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Karnataka.