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January 16, 2018 11:50 am gmt |
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Hundreds of people in southern Tamil Nadu state took part in ‘Jallikattu’, a traditional bull-taming sport, on Tuesday (January 16) as part of ‘Pongal’ – a harvest festival – celebrations. In Madurai, people came out in large numbers to take part in the sport. Garl...
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January 15, 2018 4:13 am gmt |
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Borussia Dortmund misfired in their goalless draw against VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday (January 14) after suspending top striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a disciplinary offence. The Gabon international, who has scored 13 league goals, was dropped just before the game after he missed a team meeting on...
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January 14, 2018 6:39 am gmt |
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La Liga leaders Barcelona have signed center-back Yerry Mina from Palmeiras on a 5 year contract for a fee of 11.8 million euros (10.44 million pounds). The Colombia international has made 33 appearances for Palmeiras over the last two seasons, helping them win the league title in 2016. He also won t...
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January 13, 2018 3:39 am gmt |
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Women attended a soccer match in Saudi Arabia for the first time on Friday (January 12). Females were in attendance at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah to witness Al-Ahli defeat Al-Batin 5-0. The result meant Al-Ahli closed the gap on table toppers Al-Hilal to one point. The introduction of wo...
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January 12, 2018 4:00 am gmt |
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Lionel Messi scored twice in the opening 15 minutes as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals. A weakened Barca side drew the first leg 1-1 last week. But they named a stronger line-up for the home game, and Messi swept in twice from Jordi Alba crosses. The Argentine t...
In Cricket
January 11, 2018 3:44 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka & Zimbabwe in Bangladesh (January-February 2018) T20 tri-series: England in Australia & New Zealand (February 2018) Afghanistan v Zimbabwe (in UAE) (February 2018) Australia in South Africa (February-April 2018) England in New Zealand (February-April 2018) England & Australia wo...
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January 10, 2018 4:18 am gmt |
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Trevor Bayliss will step down as England coach when his contract expires at the end of the 2019 Ashes. The 55-year-old, who was appointed in 2015, has just seen his side beaten 4-0 in Australia, but told England director of cricket Andrew Strauss of his plans a year ago. “I’m contracted t...
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January 9, 2018 4:07 am gmt |
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Three-time grand slam champion Andy Murray has undergone hip surgery and is determined to return to action in time for this year’s Wimbledon tournament. The 30-year-old Briton posted an update on Facebook on Monday (January 8) giving notice of the operation to solve his injury problems. Murray ...
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January 8, 2018 8:34 am gmt |
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Australia romped to an innings and 123-runs victory over England after dismissing the tourists for 180 on the final day of the fifth test on Monday (January 8) to complete a 4-0 Ashes triumph that fell short of a whitewash but was little less emphatic. England captain Joe Root raced from his hospital...
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January 8, 2018 3:39 am gmt |
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Twice champion Victoria Azarenka has withdrawn from this month’s Australian Open as she continues a legal battle over the custody of her son. The Belarusian had been granted a wildcard for the season-opening grand slam but withdrew on Monday (January 8), organisers said. “Its unfortunate ...
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January 7, 2018 10:51 am gmt |
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China has banned speed-skater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test, removing her from their squad for next month’s 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the China Skating Association said in a statement. Shi tested positive for the banned on Dec. 14, the gover...
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January 6, 2018 4:36 am gmt |
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A 10-day ice sports training camp for girls is underway in Leh town of Indian Kashmir. The free training camp, organised by Ladakh Woman Ice Hockey Foundation (LWIHF), is aimed at encouraging more girls to take up sports like ice hockey and ice skating. A total of 110 girls of all ages are participat...
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January 3, 2018 5:42 am gmt |
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Captain Joe Root says England must learn from their off-field mistakes in the failed defence of the Ashes. Before the tour began, Ben Stokes was arrested after an incident in Bristol and has not played for England since. “There’s definitely stuff we’ll take from this trip and make s...
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January 2, 2018 4:52 am gmt |
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been given permission by the England and Wales Cricket Board to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League. Stokes is currently unavailable for England selection after being arrested for his part in an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September. The Dur...
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January 1, 2018 12:05 pm gmt |
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African racers took the top three spots on Sunday (December 31) in the 93rd edition of the Sao Silvestre Road Race in Sao Paulo, with Ethiopian Dawit Admasu placing first with a time of 44 minutes and 15 seconds. Close behind him was fellow Ethiopian Belay Tilahun Bezabeh at 44 minutes and 33 seconds...
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December 31, 2017 10:58 am gmt |
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Former world number one Andy Murray says he doesn’t mind if he is playing at “30 in the world level” as he prepares to return from six months out. The 30-year-old Briton’s ranking has dropped to 16th in the world having out since July with a hip injury. Murray is set to make h...
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December 30, 2017 3:48 am gmt |
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British tennis player Andy Murray had a shaky return to the court on Friday (December 29) losing 6-2 to Roberto’s Bautista Agut in a one-set exhibition game at the World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi. Murray was called in to play after former world number one Novak Djokovic withdrew from the...
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December 29, 2017 4:00 am gmt |
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Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best player of the year while Zinedine Zidane was voted the best coach of the year as Real Madrid dominated the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai on Thursday (December 28). The Spanish side were also named the best team of the year. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner wo...
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December 28, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday (December 27) said his men were ready to tour South Africa and record their first test series victory. Kohli, who was rested during India’s Twenty20 series win against Sri Lanka earlier this month, urged his team to embrace the testing conditions ...