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Sunday, Apr 15

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Rajasthan Royals beat RCB by 19 runs

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Rajasthan Royals beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by 19 runs in a high-scoring IPL encounter, here today.

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Verstappen accepts blame for collision

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Red Bulls Max Verstappen accepted blame for a Chinese Grand Prix collision with Ferraris Sebastian Vettel on Sunday but rejected a suggestion that he might need to calm down his driving style.

Saha more 'confident' after keeping for Rashid

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Wriddhiman Saha is relishing every bit of wicket-keeping against wily Afghanistani leg-spinner Rashid Khan in the Indian Premier League, something that has boosted his confidence.

Ricciardo celebrates surprise victory

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Daniel Ricciardo made a string of thrilling overtaking moves to snatch a surprise Chinese Grand Prix victory on Sunday after a safety car strategy gamble by his Red Bull team paid off handsomely.

Struggling KKR face Daredevils

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Skipper Dinesh Karthik will face a big test when a struggling Kolkata Knight Riders lock horns with a resurgent Delhi Daredevils, led by double title winning former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir, in a much-anticipated IPL clash here on Monday.

Gopi lashes out at scheduling

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A historic gold medal in team event was the highlight of Indias outstanding show at Commonwealth Games says badminton chief coach Pullela Gopichand but was critical of scheduling, which he feels prevented them from winning more medals.

Manika, Sharath claim bronze

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Manika Batras sensational run at the Commonwealth Games fetched her another medal as she teamed up with G Sathiyan to collect the mixed doubles bronze, thereby claiming a medal in every event she competed in here.

I rate my CWG gold very highly: Saina

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An exhausted mind, a bruised body and an unsavoury controversy -- Saina Nehwal had to contend with quite a bit ahead of and during the Commonwealth Games.

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Will always fight for my dad: Saina

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Saina Nehwal said she had no regrets about "standing up for her father" in the athletes village accommodation controversy ahead of the Commonwealth Games, at the peak of which she threatened to pull out of the event.

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Haryana government to give Rs 1.5 crore to CWG gold winners from state

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Commonwealth Games gold medal winners, hailing from Haryana, will get Rs 1.5 crore from the state government, sports minister Anil Vij announced on Sunday. Vij congratulated athletes from Haryana for winning 22 medals including nine gold,…

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CWG 2018: India finishes at third position with 66 medals

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With a grand total of 66 medals, India finished with the third highest medal tally on Sunday in the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games held at Gold Coast, Australia.India bagged 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze medals to remain in the…

Defending champs Pallikal-Chinappa settle for women's doubles silver

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India ended their Commonwealth Games campaign in squash with two silver medals after Dipika Pallikal and Joshna Chinappa went down fighting in the women's doubles final here today. Pallikal and Chinappa, who had won a historic gold in…

Satwik-Chirag win historic men's badminton doubles silver at CWG

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Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty today claimed India's first ever medal in men's doubles after settling for a silver at the 21st Commonwealth Games' badminton competition here today. Satwik and Chirag lost 13-21 16-21 to Rio Olympics…

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Manika Batra claims mixed doubles bronze in table tennis

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Manika Batras sensational run at the Commonwealth Games fetched her another medal as she teamed up with G Sathiyan to collect the mixed doubles bronze, thereby claiming a medal in every event she competed in here.

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CWG: Aggressive Saina clinches women's singles gold; Srikanth settles for silver

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Saina Nehwal's aggression and intensity quite literally wilted P V Sindhu as she picked up the women's singles Commonwealth Games gold medal with exhilarating triumph in the final here today. However, newly-crowned World No.1 Kidambi…

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RCB face stern Rajasthan test

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Rajasthan Royals are the New Zealands version of Indian Premier League. Much like the Kiwis, they dont have enough resources nor do they boast the star power of some of the high profile teams, yet they always punch above their weight.

Delhi Daredevils beat Mumbai Indians by 7 wickets

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Jason Roy smashed an unbeaten 91 as Delhi Daredevils defeated hosts Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in a last-ball thriller in the Indian Premier League here today. Opener Roy made a mockery of a listless Mumbai Indians bowling attack as…

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Sundar open to bowling in different scenarios

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Washington Sundar has bowled so often during Powerplay overs that it must have been an odd experience for him to be bowling after halfway through Kings XI Punjabs innings here on Friday.

Men's hockey team fail in bronze medal game

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Indian mens hockey team finished a disappointing fourth at the Commonwealth Games as they struggled to breach a stout England defence to lose the bronze medal match 1-2 here on Saturday.

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Aditi makes the cut; Lahiri misses out

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Aditi Ashok shot a solid two-under 70 to make the cut and followed it up with 2-over 74 in the third round at the Lotte Championships.

Vettel snatches pole with late dash

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Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel pumped in a stunning late lap to snatch pole position from team-mate Kimi Raikkonen as Ferrari dominated Chinese Grand Prix qualifying on Saturday.

CSK look to continue winning run

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Chennai Super Kings will look to continue their winning run when they lock horns with Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Saturday.

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The secret to success is my fitness: Mary Kom

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Almost every medal that is there to be taken is in her kitty but M C Mary Kom says she still trains like a maniac, the latest result of the regimen being a gold on debut at the Commonwealth Games here.

Blake 'hiding' from Bolt after CWG hiccup

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Jamaicas Yohan Blake admitted Saturday that he was doing his best to avoid sprint legend Usain Bolt after his Commonwealth Games flop in the 100 metres.

Neymar a month away from comeback

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Neymar has told Brazilian television he still needs around a month to recover from a foot operation, as the Paris Saint-Germain superstar targets a return to full fitness in time for the World Cup.

Japanese stripped of title for being overweight

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Japans Daigo Higa, aiming to break the national record for consecutive knockouts, was stripped Saturday of his World Boxing Council flyweight belt for being overweight on the eve of his title defence, local media said.

Semenya believes she could go the distance

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Caster Semenya leaves the Commonwealth Games convinced she can replicate the middle distance double she achieved on the Gold Coast at next years world championships and the Tokyo Olympics - and maybe even extending her repertoire further…

Sensational Manika Batra wins historic singles gold in Table Tennis

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Manika Batra on Saturday won a first ever women's singles table tennis gold for India at the Commonwealth Games, blanking Yu Mengyu of Singapore 4-0 in the final. Earlier, Batra showed that her crucial victory against world no. 4 Feng…

Ghosal-Pallikal settle for silver in mixed doubles squash

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Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Pallikal settled for silver medal in the mixed doubles squash event of the Commonwealth Games today, becoming the first Indian pair to achieve the feat in the sporting extravaganza.

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Vinesh Phogat, Sumit claim gold; Sakshi settles for bronze on last day of CWG wrestling

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There was no stopping the gold rush in wrestling as two more were added to the tally by Vinesh Phogat (50kg) and Sumit (125kg) but Olympic bronze-medallist Sakshi Malik (62kg) had to be content with a third-place finish in the Commonwealth…