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December 13, 2017 8:26 am gmt |
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Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona kicked off a charity football match in India’s eastern Kolkata city on Tuesday (December 12). Sporting a blue T-shirt and a black cap, Maradona was mobbed by mediapersons and fans as he stepped on the field with former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly. Mara...
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December 12, 2017 4:42 am gmt |
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Olympic gold medallist Lindsey Vonn is warning young athletes in next year’s Pyeongchang winter Olympic Games not to underestimate the older athletes. Vonn, who won gold in the downhill skiing at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, broke a bone in her arm last year but is training hard for Pyeo...
In Cricket
December 11, 2017 3:50 am gmt |
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India’s stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma on Saturday (December 09) said he understood the team’s strengths and weaknesses and would work to execute them, making everyone comfortable. The 30-year-old opener was speaking at a news conference in northern hill town of Dharamsala where India and ...
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December 11, 2017 3:50 am gmt |
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England Lions batsman Ben Duckett has been suspended from playing on their tour of Australia after pouring a drink over James Anderson in a Perth bar. Duckett, 23, has also been fined and issued with a final written warning over his conduct as an England player. The Lions will play three Twenty20 mat...
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December 10, 2017 3:53 am gmt |
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Lewis Hamilton wants to equal Juan Manuel Fangio’s five Formula One world titles but doubts he will have the staying power to try and match Michael Schumacher’s record seven, even if he cannot rule it out entirely. The Mercedes driver, talking to reporters in Paris before a gala awards ev...
In Football
December 9, 2017 3:51 am gmt |
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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded the Ballon d’Or for world player of the year on Thursday (December 7) for a joint-record fifth time, going level with eternal rival and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi as the player to have won the prize the most times. The Real Madrid forward won t...
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December 8, 2017 3:10 am gmt |
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday (December 6) that Russia would not prevent its athletes from competing at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics if they wanted to, damping down calls from some Russians for a boycott of the Games. The IOC on Tuesday (December 5) banned the Russian tea...
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December 6, 2017 5:49 am gmt |
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Head of Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov said on Tuesday (December 5) the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to ban the Russian Olympic team from Pyeongchang Games was controversial. Zhukov said the decision had both negative and positive sides, including a possibil...
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December 5, 2017 11:39 am gmt |
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International Olympic Committee board members gathered in Lausaunne on Tuesday (December 5) ahead of a decision over whether to ban Russian athletes from the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang. Anti-doping agencies and many athletes want Russia to be completely excluded from Pyeongchang, but Moscow has...
In Cricket
December 4, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka players wore face masks to combat smog pollution that disrupted the third Test against India in Delhi. The Indian capital has been plagued by the problem for several weeks. Sri Lanka had just 10 men on the pitch at one point, despite several players wearing masks, with Lahiru Gamage and fel...
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December 4, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Amidst the Continuous defeats of Sri Lankan Cricket team, the Advisory Committee formed by the Sports minister, gathered on Thursday at the Ministry of Sports and proposed radical restructuring of the country’s domestic cricket. Restructuring the SL domestic Cricket structure through strengthening th...
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December 3, 2017 7:55 am gmt |
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Ben Stokes is set to return to competitive cricket as early as Sunday (December 3) after signing with New Zealand province Canterbury in a move certain to fan speculation that the suspended all-rounder is in line for a recall to England’s Ashes squad. Stokes was omitted from the England touring...
In Football
December 3, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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RB Leipzig stalled on 26 points in the Bundesliga on Saturday (December 2) as they were beaten 4-0 by Hoffenheim. Bayern Munich beat Hanover to increase their league lead to 32 points. Hoffenheim opened their score in the 13th minute with a goal from Nadiem Amiri and led without further score to the ...
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December 3, 2017 3:46 am gmt |
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As the captain of the world’s top-ranked test side, Virat Kohli has termed the ongoing series as preparation for the team’s more challenging tour of South Africa later this month. Opening batsman Murali Vijay repeated the line in the pre-match news conference as India, who are 1-0 up in the series, c...
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December 2, 2017 5:26 am gmt |
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England all-rounder Moeen Ali is a doubt for the second Ashes test against Australia as he struggles to recover from a cut on his index finger, captain Joe Root said on Friday (December 1). Moeen would probably be retained as a batsman at Adelaide Oval in the match starting Saturday even if were unab...