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February 24, 2019 7:57 am gmt |
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On the day in which 23-year-old Kusal Mendis became the youngest batsman since 2005 to score 1000 Test runs in a calendar year, he revealed he had been eyeing up the milestone for several months. Only four younger batsmen have ever managed a 1000-plus year, and three of them are giants of the game. G...
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January 24, 2019 9:57 pm gmt |
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Petra Kvitova has already overcome the odds by returning to tennis after she was stabbed in her home three years ago. But now the Czech is a win away from doing the near impossible — winning another major after that horrific ordeal. Kvitova and Japan’s Naomi Osaka will play for the Austra...
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January 24, 2019 9:49 pm gmt |
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Lightning did not strike twice in Melbourne. After conquering defending champion Roger Federer, 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas could not see off two greats within a week as he was comfortably beaten by a superb Rafael Nadal, who will now compete in his fifth Australian Open final. Tsitsipas beat Fede...
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January 24, 2019 9:24 pm gmt |
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Hardik Pandya will join India’s limited-overs squad in New Zealand and KL Rahul the India A squad that is currently playing a 50-overs series against England Lions in Thiruvananthapuram, after the BCCI lifted their suspensions on Thursday. Pandya wlll fly out to New Zealand “at the earlie...
In Cricket
January 22, 2019 10:04 am gmt |
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Virat Kohli‘s prolific 2018, especially as a batsman, has been reflected in the ICC awards with the India captain winning the year’s three biggest prizes: the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for cricketer of the year, the Test player of the year and the ICC men’s ODI player of the year. ...
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January 19, 2019 11:42 am gmt |
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Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Malaysia Masters 2019 after losing 16-21, 13-21 to Carolina Marin of Spain in the semifinal match at the Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur on Saturday. The Indian shuttler was dominated by the three-time world champion Carolina Marin throughout the 40-minute contest in Malays...
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December 11, 2018 9:40 am gmt |
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England secured a place in the quarterfinals of the World Cup taking place in India’s eastern Bhubaneswar city by knocking out New Zealand out of the Hockey World Cup on Monday (December 10). Will Calnan and Luke Taylor scored for England and helped them register an easy 2-0 win over New Zealan...
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November 30, 2018 4:24 am gmt |
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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach opened the first day of the IOC’s Executive Board meeting in Tokyo on Friday (November 30). Bach and Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda delivered brief comments to the assembled board before the start of the two-day meetin...
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November 23, 2018 9:49 am gmt |
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England cruised into the Women’s World T20 final – where they will face Australia – after a dominant eight-wicket win over India in Antigua. Natalie Sciver – dropped on two – and Amy Jones punished India with an unbeaten 92-run partnership as they won with 17 balls to sp...
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November 20, 2018 9:23 am gmt |
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India will look to minimise their mistakes and “do the little things right” in Australia, touring captain Virat Kohli said in Brisbane on Tuesday (November 20) ahead of the three-match Twenty20 series that marks the beginning of their two-month tour Down Under. Wednesday’s Twenty20 ...
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November 11, 2018 3:10 am gmt |
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McLaren and two-times Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will enter next year’s Indianapolis 500, the team announced on Saturday. It will be the second time the Spaniard has taken part in the race, which he led in 2017 before retiring with an engine problem. The 37-year-old, who is also...
In Football
November 8, 2018 2:39 am gmt |
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Players involved in any European Super League would be banned from playing international football, including the World Cup, says Fifa president Gianni Infantino. German publication Der Spiegel claimed top European clubs held secret talks to create a such a set-up by 2021. The news magazine said leake...
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November 1, 2018 2:47 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Paris Masters with an abdominal injury. It means Novak Djokovic, 31, will replace him as world number one when the rankings are released on Monday. The Serb will lead the rankings for the first time in two years, with Briton Andy Murray having taken top spot from h...
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October 31, 2018 2:32 am gmt |
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London will host four NFL games in 2019 with two to be played at Tottenham’s new stadium and two at Wembley. Spurs’ new 62,000-seat arena was in line to host the fixture between Seattle Seahawks and Oakland Raiders in October but has yet to open. Wembley, which staged three sold-out NFL g...
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October 30, 2018 2:31 am gmt |
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Former Leicester City forward Mahrez, who swept home Raheem Sterling’s sixth-minute cross, dedicated his goal to Foxes owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was killed in a helicopter crash at the King Power Stadium after Saturday’s game with West Ham. It settled a match made more difficult...
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October 29, 2018 2:47 am gmt |
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Lewis Hamilton has won his fifth F1 world championship, making him the joint second most successful driver of all time. The 33-year-old becomes only the third man in history to win five world titles. He matches the haul of the Argentine legend Juan Manuel Fangio and is two behind all-time record hold...
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October 28, 2018 2:40 am gmt |
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The Leicester City owner’s helicopter has crashed in a car park outside the club’s ground, shortly after taking off following a match. It is not known if Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was in the helicopter at the time. Leicester City had been playing West Ham United in the Premier League at th...
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October 25, 2018 2:42 am gmt |
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Sloane Stephens beat Kiki Bertens at the WTA Finals, in a result that spared US Open champion Naomi Osaka early elimination. The American, 25, won six of the last seven games to claim the match 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 6-3. The victory means all four players in the Red Group can still qualify or be eliminated [...
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October 24, 2018 2:41 am gmt |
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Fifa is set to revive controversial plans for a new Club World Cup and Nations League, that had previously been backed by Saudi Arabian cash. It comes after Saudi Arabia admitted journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Reports suggest the Club World Cup would be held annua...