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Rohit masterclass decimates Sri Lanka

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Scores his third double hundred to make it 1-1; Mathews’ fighting century does little more than reduce margin of defeat

Super Series Final: Sindhu overcomes Bingjiao

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Axelsen has the measure of Srikanth in quick time

Queen Padmini’s reign continues

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National women’s premier championship at Surat her fourth successive crown

Siwach named ABC’s best youth boxer

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World youth champion Sachin Siwach was named the Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year after winning an online poll conducted by the continental body. Siwach polled 36.2 % votes in...

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No formula to it: Rohit Sharma

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Terms the year as his best in international cricket

Happy on the court, and off it

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We have got better ever since we started in 2010, say doubles players Kamilla and Christinna

Shooting: Anjum Moudgil on the mark

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Anjum Moudgil won the women’s 50m rifle prone gold medal at the 61st National shooting championships at the National Games shooting range in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.The 20-year-old Chandigarh...

Oz Open wild card for Azarenka

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Two-time winner Victoria Azarenka has been given a wild-card for next month’s Australian Open, organisers said on Wednesday. Azarenka, who won in 2012 and 2013, returned to the WTA Tour in June after ...

The Ashes: England needs better application at WACA

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Dreadful sessions and the scoreline, to an extent, have flattered Steve Smith’s Australia

Women’s tennis championship: Karman, Rutuja in quarterfinals

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Karman Kaur Thandi and wild card Rutuja Bhosale entered the quarterfinals of the $25,000 NECC-ITF women’s tennis championship here on Wednesday. Karman defeated Ukraine’s Valeriya Strakhova 6-1, 6-1 ...

MRF challenge: Can Drugovich sparkle under lights?

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Felipe Drugovich dazzled in Dubai last weekend with a double victory. It turned out to be extremely sweet for the Brazilian star as it further strengthened his lead (150 points) at the top of the tabl...

Will not rush things for World title, says Vijender

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He will fight Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu on December 23

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Rathore sanctions ₹5 lakh for Kaur Singh

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Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday sanctioned ₹5 lakh to Asian Games gold medallist Kaur Singh to help the former boxer meet his medical expenses. The announcement came aft...

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Ranji Trophy final in Indore

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Mumbai: The five-day Ranji Trophy final will be played at the Holkar Stadium, Indore, from December 29. Gujarat had defeated Mumbai at the same venue last year to win the Ranji Trophy. The semifinal b...

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India vs Sri Lanka second ODI updates: India wins by 141 runs to level the series 1-1

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Shreyas Iyer (88) and Shikhar Dhawan (68) were the other contributors

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The Ashes 3rd Test preview: England face similar WACA ordeal

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The tourists need a draw to keep the five-match series alive before they head to Melbourne

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Manifold, Lady In Lace, Themis and Albareto excel

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Manifold, Lady In Lace, Themis and Albareto excelled when the horses were exercised here on Wednesday (Dec. 13) morning. Inner sand 600m: Xoxo (Mosin) 37. Moved well. Dolphin (P. Naidu) 39.5. Easy. Im...

Take Five should make amends

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The 3-y-o filly Take Five, who ran second in her last start, should make amends in the Murioi Plate, the feature event of Thursday’s (Dec. 14) evening races here. Rails will be placed 6 metres wide fr...

James stars in Cavs’ win; Chelsea bounce back with strong performance

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Not in the mood to go through the sports news in detail, but can’t quite get yourself to do away with it either? Here’s what we have to offer: read on to get a summary of all the main sports events.

Tuesday, Dec 12

One down, India needs to dig deep

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It would be interesting to see if the technically sound Rahane is included for the second ODI

All set for the season Dubai Super Series Finals

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Sindhu and Srikanth will be watched with interest

Russian Olympic Committee to back athletes who want to attend Winter Olympics

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An Russian Olympic Committee official said most Russian athletes still wanted to attend, even as neutrals.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hurt and embarrassed, India seek revenge in Mohali

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Sri Lanka have a golden opportunity to seal the series after ending a 12-match losing streak

Monday, Dec 11

BCCI SGM: India agrees to host Afghanistan’s first ever Test match

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India to play 81 matches at home from 2019-2023

Tendulkar requests Modi to include international medallists in CGHS scheme

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Tendulkar cited the example of how hockey Olympic gold medallist Mohammed Shahid suffered before his death

Sindhu wants to end season with a title at Dubai Finals

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Sindhu has played all the 12 Super Series tournaments this season and she credited her training sessions which helped her to manage the workload.

West Indies face record target as Taylor posts NZ best 17th century

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Taylor was the anchor for New Zealand, facing 198 balls and stroking 11 boundaries in his mostly majestic innings as wickets fell around him.

Sunday, Dec 10

HWL finals: Australia’s reign continues; India wins bronze

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World champion Australia beat Olympic champion Argentina 2-1 to win the battle of champions and retain the title in the Hockey World League Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Earlier, India...

Lakmal gifts Sri Lanka big ODI win over India

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With Sri Lanka 1-0 up in the series, the action now moves to the second ODI in Mohali on Wednesday.

Karnataka rout Mumbai by an innings to storm into semifinals

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Karnataka who took a huge 397-run first innings lead over Mumbai bowled the 41-time champions for 377 in the second innings.

England’s booze issues no joke, says Lehmann

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England coach Trevor Bayliss described Duckett's incident as “trivial” but “not acceptable”.

Saturday, Dec 9

India and Sri Lanka all set for another round of jousts

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Indisposed Dhawan doubtful starter; Washington Sundar replaces injured Jadhav

Rahane’s form a worry as India aim another clean sweep against Sri Lanka

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With the match starting at 11:30 am in cooler confines and bouncy conditions, the toss could prove to be a crucial factor during the opening ODI.

With 3-0 win, India can pip South Africa to take top position in ODI

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India will reach 121 points and edge South Africa on decimal points if they take a 1-0 lead in the series

Hope springs for the new kids on the block

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Kaul, Washington, Hooda and Thampi exemplify the modern-day cricketer — competitive and motivated