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India crush Asiad hockey champions Japan 9-0

India's winning run at the ongoing Men's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy continued on Sunday as they crushed Asian Games gold-medallists Japan 9-0 for their third stra...

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1st ODI: Kayes century sets up easy Bangladesh win

Opener Imrul Kayes struck his career best 144 off 140 balls to set up an easy 28-run win for Bangladesh in the first one-day international of a three-match series against Zimb...

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Tough to dismiss Kohli, Rohit when they are in full flow: Jadeja

India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Sunday said it is very difficult to contain the duo of skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma when they are batting in full flow as the host...

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Government felicitates Youth Olympics medal winners with cash awards

The Government of India on Sunday felicitated the 13 medallists of the just-concluded Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after the country's athletes recorded their best-ever perf...

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ISL: ATK hold in-form Jamshedpur to 1-1 draw

ATK produced a solid defensive display to hold an in-form Jamshedpur FC to a 1-1 draw in a Hero Indian Super League match on Sunday...

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Bajrang Punia gets closer to maiden World Wrestling Championship gold

Living up to the expectations, star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia put himself in contention for a historic World Championship gold medal after quelling a spirited challenge fr...

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India vs Japan, Men's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy

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Anand stretched by Raunak in first round at Isle of Man

Multiple-time World champion Viswanathan Anand started off his campaign at the Isle of Man International with a hard fought win over Raunak Sadhwani in the first round late on...

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It is easy to chase when Rohit is going great guns: Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli on Sunday hailed his deputy Rohit Sharma for his superlative batting display, saying it is easy to chase down any target when the Mumbai batsman is a...

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1st ODI: Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma trample West Indies in India's 8-wicket win

After mauling West Indies 2-0 in the Test series, India began the ODI series in an emphatic manner as they inflicted a crushing eight-wicket defeat on the visitors in the firs...

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Captain Kohli now only behind Ponting with 14 tons

Chase-master Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma turned West Indies attack into a bunch of net bowlers on Sunday in the first ODI at Guwahati, despositing them to every corner of the...

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Bajrang reaches semis at World Wrestling C'ships

Star Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia kept himself in the medal hunt by reaching the semifinals even as three of his compatriots faded in the men's freestyle competition at...

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Ongoing series against WI will be crucial for Dhoni: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Sunday backed struggling Mahendra Singh Dhoni to do well in the World Cup and said the ongoing series against West Indies would be cruci...

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Bolt's agent says Mariners make contract offer

Eight-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has been offered a contract by Australian professional side Central Coast Mariners, according to his agent Ricky Simms...

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John Isner welcomes Wimbledon's new tiebreak rule

The American became something of a Wimbledon cult hero when beating France's Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set in 2010 -- a record-breaking duel lasting 11 hours five...

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Let athletes fly business class: IOA to Rathore

The Indian athletes should be allowed to fly business class for international tournaments and have their dietary allowances doubled, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary...

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Denmark Open: Saina goes down fighting vs Tai Tzu in final

Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal's dream run in the Denmark Open ended as she went down fighting against World number one Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei 13-21, 21-13, 6-21 in...

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Shubhankar finishes 55th as Koepka wins CJ Cup

The star of the day was three-time major champion and 2018 PGA Tour Player of the Year Brooks Koepka, who produced a commanding 8-under 64 with a closing eagle to beat back th...

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Asian Games was the best I ever shot: Manu Bhaker

She returned empty-handed from the Asian Games but Manu Bhaker on Sunday said she delivered a career-best performance in Palembang with the record-shattering qualifying score...

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PCB might start fresh inquiry against Kaneria after spot-fixing confession

The Pakistan Cricket Board might initiate a new inquiry against banned spinner Danish Kaneria after he confessed to being guilty of spot-fixing following six years of denial...

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Live: Denmark Open Final, Saina Nehwal vs Tai Tzu Ying

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Live Cricket Score, Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe 1st ODI

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India vs West Indies Live Score updates, 1st ODI

India will look to start their preparation for next year's 50-over World Cup in style and iron out the weaknesses in the side against West Indies in the five-match ODI se...

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Live Cricket Score, India vs West Indies 1st ODI

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Title-chasing Hamilton takes pole position at US Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for Sunday's potential title-deciding United States Grand Prix by just 0.061 seconds on Saturday with another record-breaking perform...

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Ten-man Bayern end winless streak as Alcacer keeps Dortmund top

Ten-man Bayern Munich ended their four-match winless streak on Saturday as Robert Lewandowski scored twice in a 3-1 win at Wolfsburg, a day after the club's hierarchy lau...

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Barcelona victory tarnished as injured Messi set to miss three weeks

Lionel Messi is expected to be out for three weeks with a fractured right arm but his last contribution was to help send Barcelona back to the top of La Liga on Saturday...

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Salah back on the goal trail as Liverpool beat Huddersfield

Mohamed Salah ended a four-match goal drought for Liverpool with a sublime strike that secured a nervous 1-0 Premier League victory away to Huddersfield on Saturday...

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Gemechu smashes course record, Belihu wins men's race

Tsehay Gemechu smashed the course record while compatriot Andamlak Belihu overcame stiff competition in the men's elite field as the Ethiopian duo raced to top honours of...

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LeBron James is plain unlucky: Robert Horry

Sometimes, being great in the NBA is just not enough. Just take the case of LeBron James. The Los Angeles frontman has played in the last eight NBA finals but has only three r...

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Women's Indian Open: Wolf's howler opens the doors

Moving day turned out to be stalling day for overnight leader Christine Wolf as she found herself grinding through the afternoon to maintain her four-stroke lead at the $500,0...

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We gel well as a team, says Shreyas Iyer

Throughout their Vijay Hazare campaign, the Mumbai team was in rampaging form. This, despite, the lack of consistency in the playing XI...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Mumbai's depth proves too strong for Delhi

The one thing that separated Mumbai from other teams in the Vijay Hazare Trophy was teamwork. The Shreyas Iyer-led side has played like a champion unit, banking on collective...

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Denmark Open: Saina sails into final; Srikanth out

Saina Nehwal was one step away from winning her first major title in two years at the Denmark Open in Odense. However, Kidambi Srikanth was dethroned in the semifinal by world...

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Ambati Rayudu the right man to bat at No. 4, says Virat Kohli

"Perhaps you'll agree that the only spot that was not certain in our One-day team was the No. 4 batsman's spot. That is the only position where we were trying o...

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Formidable India look to firm up World Cup combinations

India are looking to fine-tune their World Cup preparations in the series while the West Indies are still not sure who will be available for the quadrennial extravaganza and w...

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It could be another one-sided series: Sunil Gavaskar

The Test series was a damp squib and except the morning session on Day Three of the second Test, the Indians had no pressure at all. They were coasting at all times...

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Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: Skillful India tutor Pakistan with a 3-1 win

The traditional hockey wizardry was on display in Muscat on Saturday as India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 with pure skill to register their second consecutive win in the...

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Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Sunday (October 21) that comprise the first ODI between India and West Indies and Denmark Open Badminton in which Saina Nehwal will...

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Sumit to fight for bronze at Worlds Wrestling Championships

Sumit Malik put himself in line to win the biggest medal of his career as he will fight for a bronze at the World Wrestling Championships even as Sonba Tanaji Gogane was outcl...

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India vs Pakistan Live: Men's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy

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Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors play out 40-40 tie with UP Yoddha

Bengal Warriors played out an exciting 40-40 tie against UP Yoddha to continue their unbeaten streak at the Pro Kabaddi League on Saturday...

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ICC urges member nations to put a check on bilateral series costs

The dwindling crowd for bilateral cricket series across the globe is a cause of concern for the ICC and the world body has advised its members to be more prudent with their bu...

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Chelsea salvage 2-2 draw against Man United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had to be restrained by stewards in the aftermath of Ross Barkley's 96th-minute equaliser to salvage Chelsea's unbeaten recor...

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Fierce critic Ric Charlesworth sees 'revolutionary changes' in Indian hockey

Australian hockey legend Ric Charlesworth feels India's below-par performance at the Asian Games was an aberration and despite the needless changing of coaches, the team...

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World Wrestling Championships: Sumit Malik enters semi-finals

India's Sumit Malik recorded one of the biggest results of his career by reaching the semi-finals of the World Wrestling Championships even as Sonba Tanaji Gogane was out...

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Daria Kasatkina denies Tunisian Ons Jabeur to lift Kremlin Cup

Home favourite Daria Kasatkina roared back from a set and 4-1 down to win the Kremlin Cup in Moscow on Saturday, denying Tunisian qualifer Ons Jabeur a first WTA title for her...

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Real slump to third straight loss despite ending record goal drought

Real Madrid's miserable run of results continued on Saturday as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Levante, their third successive loss in all competitions which piles...

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Despite string of overseas defeats, ABD backs India to do well in Australia

South African great AB de Villiers believes India "have a very good chance" of beating Australia in the upcoming away series notwithstanding their recent losses over...

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Real set unwanted record of 465 goalless minutes

Real Madrid set the unwanted record of the longest goal drought in the club's history on Saturday by surpassing 464 minutes without scoring, against Levante...

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Holder hopes the 'future of WI' delivers in ODIs

Humiliated 0-2 by India inside six days in the preceding two-match Test series, West Indies captain Jason Holder expects no let-up from the formidable home team and said the v...

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England win rain-marred fourth ODI to bag series

England beat Sri Lanka by 18 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-marred fourth one-day international on Saturday to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match...

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Mumbai beat Delhi to lift Vijay Hazare Trophy for third time

Aditya Tare struck a fluent half-century as a clinical Mumbai defeated Delhi by four wickets to win their third Vijay Hazare Trophy title at M Chinnaswamy stadium on Saturday...

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Denmark Open: Srikanth loses to Momota in semis

India's highest-ranked shuttler Kidambi Srikanth bowed out of the Denmark Open, losing to the reigning world champion from Japan, Kento Momota, in the men's singles...

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Denmark Open: Saina in final, Srikanth bows out in semis

Saina Nehwal's dominating play at the Denmark Open in Odense continued on Saturday as the ace Indian shuttler entered the women's singles final with an easy 21-11, 2...

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India vs West Indies: A brief history of India vs WI in ODIs

Since playing their first one-day international (ODIs) against England at Leeds in 1974, India have so far played the most number of ODIs in the world - 948...

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India vs West Indies: Top five most successful ODI bowling spells

Ahead of the ODI series between India and West Indies, here's a look at the top five most successful ODI bowling spells in matches played between the two teams...

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Happy Birthday Virender Sehwag: Harbhajan compares Viru to Viv Richards, Sourav Ganguly calls him 'sir'

Virender Sehwag, regarded as one of the most swashbuckling batsmen ever to have played cricket, turned 40 on Saturday and wishes poured in for the former India opener from all...

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Rayudu's consistency at No. 4 slot will solve our middle-order conundrum: Kohli

"The only position we were trying to figure out was number four for a long time. We tried many players who unfortunately could not capitalise or cement their places in a...

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Sloane Stephens backs on-court coaching rule change

Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens has thrown her support behind a push for on-court coaching to be allowed at Grand Slams...

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Ambati Rayudu and I planned Prithvi Shaw and Rohit Sharma's wickets: Mehdi Hasan

During the Vijay Hazare semi-finals against Hyderabad, when Prithvi Shaw took guard alongside his senior Rohit Sharma for Mumbai, the Hyderabad bowlers were ready with their p...

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India look to solve middle-order puzzle as World Cup countdown begins

A formidable India will hope to get more answers for their unresolved middle-order puzzle when they take on a reeling West Indies in the five-match ODI series starting on Sund...

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India vs West Indies: Top five ODI knocks

Ahead of the ODI series between India and West Indies, here's a look at the top five ODI knocks by players from both teams in matches played between the two teams...

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Denmark Open: Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth storm into semifinals

India's Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth stormed into the semifinals of the Denmark Open with hard-fought victories over Nozomi Okuhara and Sameer Verma respectively...

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Sri Lanka vs England Live Cricket Score, 4th ODI

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India vs Pakistan: Hockey rivalry celebrates its 175th match today

International hockey in Asia has traditionally revolved around India-Pakistan contests. Though the decline of Pakistan hockey has taken some of the colour off the traditional...

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Penalised Sebastian Vettel says rules are wrong

Sebastian Vettel complained that Formula One's red flag rules are wrong and need more common sense applied after he was handed a three-place grid penalty on Friday...

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BCCI isolating itself on anti-doping issue, warns Choudhary

"When I come back, I'm going to be writing to all concerned - Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the general body - and inform them of what's at stake here...

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Khaleel Ahmed a symbol of India's rising pace stock

Having made a decent debut in the Asia Cup, Khaleel Ahmed is looking to cement his place in the team for the World Cup, and says the biggest thing he has on this journey to ma...

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When girls will want to beat Hima Das, Indian athletics will be richer: Sanya Richards-Ross

As brand ambassador of the Airtel Delhi Half-Marathon, Sanya was at TOI's office on Dusshera, and as we found out, wasn't averse to dismantling a few sporting myths...

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Discarding Joe Hart was difficult decision, admits Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted he felt for former goalkeeper Joe Hart after ending his decorated City career in one of his first acts as the club's co...

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Mourinho believes Hazard is the key for Chelsea's Premier League title challenge

Jose Mourinho believes former club Chelsea can win this season's Premier League title if Eden Hazard maintains his form as the English game's best player...

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Diego Maradona needs prostheses on his knees, says doctor

Diego Maradona's orthopedic surgeon says the Argentine soccer great has no cartilage left in his knees due to severe osteoarthritis and will need prostheses...

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Sebastian Vettel suffers F1 title blow with three-place US Grand Prix grid penalty

Lewis Hamilton was given a helping hand in his pursuit of a fifth world title at the United States Grand Prix on Friday when flagging rival Sebastian Vettel was hit with a thr...

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Football unites: New I-League club brings youngsters together from across Kashmir

Shamim is editor of his family-owned local newspaper Kashmir Monitor; Sandeep is a local hotelier. In just two years, the club has made history by making it to the top divisio...

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Big matches today - PKL: Puneri Paltan vs U Mumba

Here are the big sports events lined up for Saturday (October 20) that comprise the action from Men's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy and Pro Kabaddi League...

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Naomi Osaka drawn in tough group in WTA Finals debut

US Open champion Naomi Osaka faces a potentially tough test in her debut appearance at the WTA Finals after being drawn in the same group as Angelique Kerber and Sloane Stephe...

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ISL: Mumbai City FC beat FC Pune City 2-0 for first win

Mumbai City FC defeated arch-rivals FC Pune City 2-0 to record their first win in the Indian Super League here on Friday...

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Pro Kabaddi: Telugu Titans beat Patna Pirates 35-31

Telugu Titans rode on a solid defensive performance by Vishal Bhardwaj and Abozar Mighani to beat defending champions Patna Pirates 35-31 in Vivo Pro Kabaddi season six on Fri...

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Saurabh donates Youth Olympics gold-clinching pistol to IOC Museum

Shooting sensation Saurabh Chaudhary has donated the pistol with which he had shot down a gold in the just-concluded Youth Olympics in Argentina to be a part of Olympic Museum...

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EPL: Mourinho promises best behaviour for Chelsea return

Jose Mourinho insists he will be on his best behaviour on his return to Stamford Bridge, but hopes his Manchester United side inflict Chelsea's first defeat of the season...

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Sarfraz, Paine agree wrecker-in-chief Abbas is the best

Rival captains Sarfraz Ahmed and Tim Paine were unanimous in their praise of wicket-taking sensation Mohammad Abbas, who helped Pakistan thrash Australia in the second Test in...

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NADA bans hockey goalkeeper Akash Chikte for two years

Chikte was provisionally suspended by NADA from March 27 and the minimum sanction of two years was imposed by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) after a final hearing o...

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'Disrespectful, disgusting' - Bayern Munich bosses attack German media

Bayern Munich bosses Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness on Friday launched a fierce attack on the German media over "disrespectful and disgusting" reporting amid...

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Barcelona not considering swoop for Neymar, says vice-president

Barcelona have no plans to re-sign Neymar from Paris St Germain, the club's vice-president Jordi Cardoner said on Friday, knocking down media reports the La Liga champion...

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Bajrang Punia to spearhead India's challenge at Wrestling Worlds

Asian Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia will be India's best bet for a medal in the World Wrestling Championship as a 30-member team seeks a strong performance in the fl...

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Wimbledon to introduce final set tie-breaks

Wimbledon will introduce tie-breaks in the final set of all events for the first time next year, but only once the score in the deciding set reaches 12-12, the All England Law...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Daring Delhi face Mumbai test in final

A daring Delhi will have to be at their best to upstage the mighty Mumbai when the traditional domestic powerhouses square off in the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy here on...

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Somdev Devvarman backs new ATP ranking system

Former India Davis Cup singles stalwart Somdev Devvarman on Friday backed the new ATP ranking system, saying it will be a good thing for the Indian players in the long run...

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Our competition starts with Pakistan clash, says Harendra Singh

Indian men's hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh says his team has shrugged off the disappointment of the Asian Games and is looking forward to the keenly awaited cont...

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2nd Test: Abbas masterclass drives Pakistan to series victory

Seamer Mohammad Abbas tore through the Australian batting order, claiming his second five-wicket haul of the match as Pakistan sealed a 373-run victory in the second and final...

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Getting wickets will ease pressure if I am picked for World Cup: Khaleel Ahmed

Having impressed the team management with his skill set, left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed now wants to seal his spot in the 2019 World Cup bound Indian squad with some good perfor...

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13 medals in eight sports: India's young guns break barriers at 2018 YOG

India's most prolific Asian Games earlier this year followed by the best ever show at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, has dispelled doubts over...

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Mick Schumacher will 100% be in F1: Hamilton

Michael Schumacher's son Mick is '100 percent' certain to make it to Formula One and when he does it will be great for the sport, world champion Lewis Hamilton...

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Barca, Real scrap for revival as El Clasico looms

Real Madrid and Barcelona cannot avoid heading into next week's Clasico under pressure but each have two games to lift the mood at least, ahead of the pivotal clash at th...

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Liverpool, Manchester City seek winning return

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho remains the centre of attention when the former Chelsea boss returns to Stamford Bridge on Saturday...

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Denmark Open: Srikanth slays Lin Dan to reach QF

Kidambi Srikanth defeated the legendary Lin Dan for the second time in his career to set up an all-Indian quarterfinal against Sameer Verma at the Denmark Open...

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Pakistan vs Australia Live Cricket Score, 2nd Test, Day 4

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Delhi Daredevils rejig Amre's role, hire Kaif

The Delhi Daredevils have rejigged the role of Pravin Amre, even as they’ve roped in another former India batsman, Mohammad Kaif, into their set-up...

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Pappu Roy takes 'fast train' to Deodhar Trophy

When he made his debut for Orissa on September 20, little would Pappu Roy have known that within a month, he would be making the cut for one of the three squads for the Deodha...

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