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August 14, 2017 5:59 am gmt |
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Usain Bolt’s final appearance on the track ended in agony on Saturday (August 12) as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4×100 metres relay asBritain beat the United States for a shock gold medal. Bolt, who had to settle for bronze in the individual 100 me...
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August 13, 2017 12:36 pm gmt |
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Mo Farah launched a fierce attack on the media for trying to “destroy” his achievements less than 24 hours after ending his track career with a silver medal in the World Athletics Championships 5,000m, with the long-distance runner beating his chest in a press conference on Sunday morning while tears...
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August 13, 2017 8:41 am gmt |
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More than 80,000 runners took part in Sydney’s annual City2Surf race on Sunday (August 13) with 2016 champion Harry Summers defending his title in 42 minutes and 16 seconds, local media reported. Celia Sullohern was the first woman to complete the 14-kilometre (8.7 miles) run from the Sydney CB...
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August 13, 2017 6:43 am gmt |
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Indian batsmen on Saturday (August 12) continued their pristine form in the series and piled on runs on the first day of the third test match against Sri Lanka, with opener Shikhar Dhawan smashing his sixth hundred. After winning the toss and opting to bat, India captain Virat Kohli could not have as...
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August 12, 2017 11:35 am gmt |
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The 36-year-old Swiss won 6-4 6-4 in 68 minutes to set up a meeting with unseeded Dutchman Robin Haase. Federer is aiming for the third Rogers Cup win of his career and sixth title of a remarkable 2017 season. Canada’s Denis Shapovalov plays Alexander Zverev of Russia in the other semi-final. F...
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August 12, 2017 7:42 am gmt |
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The Los Angeles City Council on Friday (August 11) voted unanimously to authorize the city to sign a contract with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2028 Summer Games. The contract gives the city a greater share of any financial surplus from the Games and includes an IOC contribut...
In Football
August 11, 2017 4:38 am gmt |
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Manchester United was outclassed as Spanish and European champions Real Madrid retained the Uefa Super Cup with victory in a sweltering Skopje. Madrid dominated from the start and led when Casemiro – who earlier hit the bar – slid in a half volley. They doubled their lead when Isco calmly slotted in ...
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August 11, 2017 4:11 am gmt |
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South African Van Niekerk had been hunting the first 200m-400m double since Michael Johnson 22 years ago, while Makwala of Botswana had run a solo time trial to get this far after his initial controversial exclusion on medical grounds. But the 27-year-old Guliyev, who switched allegiance from his nat...
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August 10, 2017 10:32 am gmt |
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Key bowler Rangana Herath has joined Sri Lanka’s growing injury list ahead of the start of the third and final Test against India starting Thursday (tomorrow), in a blow to their hopes of a consolation win. The 39-year-old spinner, Sri Lanka’s number one and the world number three in Tests behind Ind...
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August 10, 2017 8:39 am gmt |
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Roger Federer needed less than an hour to defeat Canadian Peter Polansky 6-2 6-1 at the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Wednesday (August 9) in his first appearance since winning a record eighth Wimbledon title in July. A day after celebrating his 36th birthday, Federer played the aggressive game that has ...
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August 10, 2017 7:41 am gmt |
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India sealed their eighth series win in a row after they beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test in Colombo by bowling out the hosts for 386 in the second innings with Ravindra Jadeja picking up five wickets.   India took a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match series […...
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August 9, 2017 5:23 am gmt |
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World number three tennis player Roger Federer said on Monday (August 7) he hopes Rafael Nadal regains the number one ranking in Montreal this week. Nadal will return to the top of the ATP world rankings for the first time in three years if he reaches the semi-finals at this week’s Rogers Cup. ...
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August 8, 2017 12:59 pm gmt |
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Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde wants his side to move on from Neymar’s transfer and look to the future after their 5-0 win over Brazilian side Chapecoense on Monday (August 7). The Brazilian international moved to French club Paris Saint-Germain in a record 222 million euro transfer. Valver...
In Cricket
August 8, 2017 11:33 am gmt |
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The  Kerala Court on Monday set aside the lifetime ban imposed by BCCI on  S.Sreesanth, paving the way for the former India pacer to attempt a comeback to first class cricket. The Indian cricket board had continued with the ban on Sreesanth — known as much for his colorful character as his undo...
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August 8, 2017 9:24 am gmt |
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Rumesh Ratnayake has been appointed as the Head of Fast Bowling for Sri Lanka Cricket. Ratnayake will replace Chaminda Vaas who was appointed before the current Indian series following Champaka Ramanayake’s resignation as Sri Lanka’s fast bowling coach. Ramanayake has taken up a two-year contract wit...