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Denmark Open: Saina knocks out Marin, Sindhu loses to Chen Yufei

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India had a bitter sweet day at Denmark Open as Saina Nehwal knocked out Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain but title-contender P V Sindhu suffered a straight game loss against Chinas Chen Yufei to crash out of the opening round,…

Wednesday, Oct 18

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Bengaluru FC suffer 3-2 loss to FC Istiklol of Tajikistan in AFC Cup semi final

Deccan Herald / Sports

Bengaluru FC's dream of making it a second successive AFC Cup final came to a sorry end after bowing out to FC Istiklol of Tajikistan at the Sree Kanteerava stadium on Wednesday. Down to 10-men for the most part of the game, though they…

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'BCCI neither approved nor rejected playing with Pakistan'

Deccan Herald / Sports

The Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) has neither approved nor rejected playing 19 matches with Pakistan in the new bilateral series plan floated at the recent International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in Auckland, said PCB chief Najam Sethi.…

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Bowling long spells in Tests remains my ultimate aim: Kuldeep

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He has made rapid strides in limited overs cricket over the past couple of months but for Kuldeep Yadav, the ultimate challenge is to bowl long spells consistently in the Test format. The 22-year-old from Kanpur, alongside another…

Tuesday, Oct 17

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France feel the Spain again

Deccan Herald / Sports

European champions Spain rallied to make the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup with a 2-1 victory over France, signalling their title intentions here on Tuesday. Spain will take on Asian surprise package Iran, who knocked out…

It's do or die for Bengaluru

Deccan Herald / Sports

Bengaluru FC will take on FC Istiklol in the second leg of the AFC Cup inter-zonal final, aware that they need a win by a no less than a two-goal margin to make it to a second successive AFC Cup final on Wednesday. The tie is poised on a…

Top show by TVS riders

Deccan Herald / Sports

After successfully completing the Merzouga Rally in Morocco recently, Abdul Waheed Tanveer added another feather to his cap with a win in Group A (upto 450cc) at the Raid de Himalaya. The TVS rider had a near perfect strategy en route to…

Germany ready for last-8 tussle

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German coach Christian Wueck was ecstatic following his boys' 4-0 rout of Colombia and called it their best performance in this edition of the under-17 World Cup. "It was our best performance so far in the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Tonight we…

Teen Weah reaping rewards of hard work

Deccan Herald / Sports

Timothy Weah had a subdued Under-17 World Cup before stepping into the spotlight with a hat-trick against Paraguay on Monday. Son of legendary footballer turned politician, George Weah, Tim showed he was ready to carry forward the legacy…

Determined Mirza takes a big stride

Deccan Herald / Sports

Bengalurus Fouaad Mirza took a big stride in his career when he claimed a first and a second place in the CCI 1* equestrian event in his first attempt at the trials for the Asian Games at Montelibretti in Italy recently. The 25-year-old,…

Karnataka complete rout

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It took just an hour on the fourth and final day for Karnataka to complete the formalities here at the SDNRW stadium. Trailing by 155 runs with four wickets in hand, Assam stared down the barrel on the third day of the Ranji Trophy match.…

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Rahul, Nair return for Hyderabad game

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Karnataka had more reasons to feel confident for their next game against Hyderabad after their thumping victory against Assam in their Ranji Trophy season opener here on Tuesday. As they head to Shivamogga for their second group-stage…

HC restores life ban imposed on Sreesanth by BCCI

Deccan Herald / Sports

A division bench of the Kerala High Court today restored the life ban imposed on cricketer S Sreesanth by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in the wake of the 2013 IPL spot-fixing scandal. The bench, comprising Chief Justice…

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BCCI slammed over Kumble tweet

Deccan Herald / Sports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has an uncanny knack of attracting criticism. On Tuesday, irate fans slammed the Board for sending out a birthday message tweet to Anil Kumble that lacked respect.“Here’s wishing former …

Monday, Oct 16

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Bheke makes his presence felt

Deccan Herald / Sports

For a few who know North Koreas 4.25 SC, it was a surprise that the team could not make it past Bengaluru FC in the inter-zonal semfinal of the AFC Cup this season. Yes, they conceded three goals in the first leg and barely looked…

Yash, Arjun emerge champs

Deccan Herald / Sports

The Meco Motorsports FMSCI National Rotax Karting Championship concluded here on Sunday at Meco Kartopia, with Bengaluru's Yash Aradhaya and Arjun Rajiv clinching the Junior Max and Micro Max tittles. Mumbai's Aaroh Ravindra won the Senior…

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Red-hot Real ready for Spurs test

Deccan Herald / Sports

Hoders Real Madrid host Tottenham Hotspur with both teams looking to seize control of Group H following back-to-back victories to start this seasons Champions League. The odds are stacked in favour of the Spaniards who have won three of…

'Gutted with the Henry handball'

Deccan Herald / Sports

A staggering 636 appearances at club level and 134 international games for Ireland sum up the mild-natured Shay Given. In a career spanning 24 years, the Lifford-born goalkeeper began his career at Celtic as an apprentice and most notably,…

Karnataka at sniffing distance of victory

Deccan Herald / Sports

Karnataka stayed on course to script a winning start to their campaign after tightening the noose around Assam on the third and penultimate day of their Group 'A' game here at the SDNRW stadium on Monday. The hosts added 42 runs to their…

Young Sujan bags grand double

Deccan Herald / Sports

Sujan Bharadwaj claimed a grand double, winning titles in the boys' junior and sub-junior categories in the Dr MS Ramaiah Memorial State-ranking table tennis tournament at the Malleswaram Association here on Monday. In the Junior final,…

Playing as a unit is the key: Rohit

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Star batsman Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said that playing as a cohesive unit has been the primary reason for Indian cricket teams stupendous success across all formats in recent times. "The way we are playing, credit goes to everyone. Because…

Germany too good for Colombia

Deccan Herald / Sports

A dominant Germany inflicted a 4-0 defeat on Colombia to enter the quarterfinals of the FIFA under-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Monday. Germany captain Jann-Fiete Arp (7th minute, 65th) led from the front by scoring a…

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Indian football team gains two places in FIFA rankings

Deccan Herald / Sports

The Indian football team today received a boost in FIFA rankings, a week after qualifying for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup by moving up two places to be at the 105th spot. The Blue Tigers were ranked 107th last month but they are now at 105th in…

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BCCI seeks Sridhar's replacement

Deccan Herald / Sports

The BCCI is seeking a new General Manager of Cricket Operations after M V Sridhars departure and the applicant should either be a cricket expert or someone who has played at the highest level. Sridhar stepped down last month after being…

Sunday, Oct 15

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Kiran, Neha triumphant

Deccan Herald / Sports

A gritty Kiran George rallied from a game down to beat Harshit Aggarwal and lift the men's title at the All-India senior ranking badminton tournament here. After a sluggish start, the Kerala lad bounced back to defeat his higher-ranked…

Warm welcome for Sanjeev, Hendry

Deccan Herald / Sports

He may not be in the spotlight as much as India's first goalscorer at a FIFA tournament -- Jeakson Singh -- but Sanjeev Stalin can't be denied a spot in folklore after providing the assist as India struck against Colombia in their Group A…

Germany look to raise their game

Deccan Herald / Sports

Germany, a powerhouse at the senior level, are yet to leave an impression at the under-17 level. They face a stern test on Monday in the pre-quarterfinal against Colombia, who stand to gain from their experience of playing at the…

US face tough Paraguay test in pre-quarters

Deccan Herald / Sports

The US were all poised to top the Group A before slipping to 3-1 defeat against Colombia in their last fixture. They now face an uphill task against another South American powerhouse, Paraguay, who have won all their three Group B matches…

BTC moves to hike membership

Deccan Herald / Sports

In perhaps the biggest development so far in the licence issue, the Bangalore Turf Club (BTC) has decided to approach the government to seek its nod for the increase in the club's membership. With the government denying the renewal of…

It will be tough to face Kuldeep, Chahal, says skipper Williamson

Deccan Herald / Sports

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson said it would be a tall ask for the visitors to tackle the guile of young Indian spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in the upcoming limited-overs series. "Both (Kuldeep and Chahal) are very…