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June 22, 2017 5:10 am gmt |
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Anil Kumble stepped down as the Head coach of the India cricket team on Tuesday. He tweeted his resignation when the team was on it’s way to the West Indies to make things clear — that the differences between Virat Kohli and himself were real. While their were rumours circulating for weeks that...
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June 21, 2017 5:54 am gmt |
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Anil Kumble on Tuesday resigned as the coach of the Indian cricket team.  This came after the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to not renew his one-year contract and invited fresh applications for the top post. Kumble’s contract as the head coach of the Indian team ended on ...
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June 20, 2017 7:31 am gmt |
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West Indies have named an unchanged 13 – man squad, which played a 1-1 draw against Afghanistan early this month, for the first two ODIs of the five-match series against India  starting June 23. The hosts will be without their premier fast bowler Shannon Gabriel since he is still rehabilitating...
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June 18, 2017 12:20 pm gmt |
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The World Twenty20 Championship’s seventh edition next year is all set to be scrapped and pushed to 2020 as the top member nations will be busy with bilateral commitments in 2018. According to highly-placed sources in the International Cricket Council, the next edition of ICC World T20 will onl...
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June 18, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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Indian team captain Virat Kohli said his side was neither intimidated nor arrogant going into the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan. The 28-year-old played down the importance of a group win against a Pakistan side who have since defeated top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka in pool play befor...
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June 17, 2017 8:05 am gmt |
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The four-time Ballon d’Or winner has enjoyed another sensational season — but this summer could prove difficult following his charge for evading $21.8 million in tax. An A Bola report says he has decided his time in Spain has come to an end and he has communicated this ‘irreversible’ decision as fina...
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June 14, 2017 11:40 am gmt |
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Qatar’s national football team could face disciplinary action from FIFA after its players warmed up for a World Cup qualifier against South Korea wearing t-shirts showing support for the country’s Emir. The show of support for Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came after several Gulf n...
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June 13, 2017 5:28 am gmt |
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Pakistan overcame a familiar attack of batting nerves to beat Sri Lanka by three wickets on Monday (June 12) in a see-saw Group B game at Sophia Gardens to set up a Champions Trophy semi-final with hosts England back in Cardiff on Wednesday (June 14). The other semi-final will pit Group B winners Ind...
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June 12, 2017 8:25 am gmt |
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Lewis Hamilton’s love affair with the Canadian Grand Prix continued unabated on Sunday as he won the race for a sixth time and slashed Sebastian Vettel’s Formula One championship lead to 12 points. After watching Ferrari sweep to a one-two finish two weeks ago in Monaco, Mercedes hit back...
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June 11, 2017 5:29 am gmt |
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Australia were knocked out of the Champions Trophy without winning a game after Ben Stokes’ stunning century guided England to an impressive 40-run Duckworth-Lewis victory on Saturday (June 10). Australia, whose two previous games against New Zealand and Bangladesh were rained off, scored 277-9...
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June 10, 2017 6:56 am gmt |
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England captain Eoin Morgan says he hopes his team can knock out the unfortunate Aussies from the International Champions Trophy on Saturday (June 9). Morgan said the hosts would want to prove their credentials and keep momentum going into the semi-finals they have already qualified for. Aussie capta...
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June 9, 2017 5:33 am gmt |
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Riding on half-centuries from Danushka Gunathilaka (76 off 72) and Kusal Mendis (89 off 93), Sri Lanka stunned defending champions India in Match 8 of the ICC Champions Trophy on Thursday (June 8) at the Kennington Oval, London. With this win, Sri Lanka kept themselves alive in the tournament overhau...
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June 8, 2017 5:52 am gmt |
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Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews said on Wednesday (June 07) they are slowly rebuilding their team. Sri Lanka finds themselves in a do-or-die situation after being thrashed by South Africa in their opening match. Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews said that it was very hard to beat the Indian team un...
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June 7, 2017 5:35 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prince Harry launched the countdown to the 2018 Invictus Games on Wednesday (June 7) in Sydney, marking 500 days until the event’s opening ceremony. Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth and fifth in line to the throne, is a founding patron of the games established three yea...
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June 6, 2017 7:00 am gmt |
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The 2017 French Open saw some big upsets on Sunday, primarily in the women’s division. American Venus Williams, the 10th seed and only Williams sister playing due to her sister Serena’s pregnancy, found herself on the losing end of a match against Timea Bacsinszky. Defending champion Garbine Muguruza...
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June 5, 2017 5:29 am gmt |
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Thousands of euphoric Real Madrid fans gathered around Cibeles Fountain in front of Madrid city hall on Sunday (June 4) to celebrate the club’s 12th Champions League title with the players and the their coach Zinedine Zidane after their 4-1 victory over Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday (June 3)....
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June 4, 2017 2:37 am gmt |
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Euphoric Real Madrid supporters headed to Cibeles fountain in the Spanish capital to celebrate the club’s 12th Champions League cup after Los Blancos annihilated Juventus 4-1 in a superb final full of attacking verve and brilliant goals on Saturday (June 3). The Spaniards have won the title for...
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June 3, 2017 5:42 am gmt |
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Rain came to the rescue for Australia as its Champions Trophy match against New Zealand was frustratingly abandoned as a no result at Edgbaston on Friday. Set a victory target of 235 off 33 overs, the world champion was struggling at 53-3 after nine overs when the players went off the field for a thi...
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June 2, 2017 4:39 am gmt |
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Ananya Vinay of Fresno, California won the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday (June 01), taking home a $40,000 cash prize after 12 hours of picking her way along a precarious lifeline of consonants and vowels. The 12-year-old sixth-grader correctly spelled the word marocain, a dress fabric mad...