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August 8, 2017 4:30 am gmt |
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Test captain Dinesh Chandimal admitted that Sri Lanka lost the second Test to India at the SSC because of their poor batting display in the first innings. Replying to India’s massive first innings of 622-9 declared, Sri Lanka was shot out for 183 and although they came up with a fighting batting disp...
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August 7, 2017 5:33 am gmt |
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Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli on Sunday led his team to a another series win over Sri Lanka after the visitors won the 2nd Test by innings and 53 runs in Colombo. After the press conference and team celebration, Kohli met a rather interesting guest – former World Wrestling Entertainment (W...
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August 6, 2017 9:43 am gmt |
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Justin Gatlin ruined Usain Bolt’s farewell party when the 35-year-old American won the world 100 metres title on Saturday (August 5), beating the Jamaican superstar into third and sparking a chorus of boos from a London crowd unhappy with his doping past. What was meant to be a glorious celebra...
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August 5, 2017 12:28 pm gmt |
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The end is coming. A marvel of this sporting age is one championship away from retirement, 30 seconds or so from consigning himself to history. The age of Usain Bolt is nearly over and so the present must be cherished. Bolt, the fastest man in history, one of the greatest sportsmen to have ever lived...
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August 4, 2017 6:06 am gmt |
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Day 1 belonged to India despite wickets of Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul and Captain Virat Kohli. Winning the toss and electing to bat, India, riding on excellent centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane scored 344 for 3 at stumps on Day 1. Cheteshwar Pujara playing in his 50th  Test controlled...
In Football
August 3, 2017 4:58 am gmt |
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Neymar Jr says that he wants to leave FC Barcelona, the Catalan club confirmed on Wednesday (August 2), as a radio report said the Brazilian striker – whose buy-out transfer value is 222 million euros ($263 million) – was moving to French team Paris Saint-Germain. He arrived at Barcelona&...
In India
August 2, 2017 8:35 am gmt |
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The Indian contingent of hearing impaired athletes, who returned to New Delhi from Summer Deaflympics in Turkey on Tuesday (August 01), refused to leave the airport in protest after no government official turned up to receive them. WhenIndian contingents returned from Olympics and Paralympics early t...
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August 1, 2017 12:02 pm gmt |
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Indian cricket head coach, Ravi Shastri on Tuesday (August 01) said the Virat Kohli-led side should strive to maintain consistency and pick up from where they left off against Sri Lanka in Colombo. The touring side, ranked number one in the world, defeated Sri Lanka by 304 runs inside four days to ta...
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July 31, 2017 11:39 am gmt |
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Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived at a Spanish court amid allegations he evaded millions in tax. Prosecutors accuse Ronaldo, reported to be the world’s highest paid athlete, of evading €14.7m ($17.3m; £13.1m) in tax since 2010. The Real Madrid star has previously denied the allegation, s...
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July 30, 2017 11:14 am gmt |
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Lucas di Grassi cruised to a race win and the top of the Formula E championship standings with a victory Saturday (July 29) in the first of two races in Montreal. The day began with France’s Sebastien Buemi leading di Grassi in the standings by ten points but the Brazilian’s win in race o...
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July 29, 2017 4:29 am gmt |
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They have played Super Bowls, World Series and NBA championships in Miami but on Saturday (July 29) soccer, and one of the sport’s great rivalries, will be the hot ticket when Real Madrid and Barcelona meet in a rare El Clasico away from Spanish soil. The match marks just the second time, and f...
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July 28, 2017 5:31 am gmt |
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The Vice President of the Jamaican athletics team said on Thursday (July 27) that Usain Bolt will be missed from the team after his upcoming retirement. Ian Forbes called Bolt ‘inspirational’ and a ‘team player’ who creates a ‘good vibe’ in the Jamaican camp. But F...
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July 27, 2017 4:35 am gmt |
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Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury appeared to announce his retirement on Wednesday. The 28-year-old has made similar announcements previously, announcing last October that he had quit the sport, which he described as “the saddest thing I ever took part in”. But hours later he r...
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July 26, 2017 1:09 pm gmt |
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The world championships came alive on Tuesday (July 25) as Lilly King of the United States won the women’s 100 meters breaststroke title in one of three world- record swims at the end of a breath-taking evening session. Adam Peaty of Britain continued his breaststroke trail-blazing with his sec...
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July 25, 2017 11:08 am gmt |
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Muay Thai fighter and transgender woman Somros Polcharoen, 21, is slowly making a name for herself. She’s known as Nong Rose Baan Charoensuk in the ring and is fighting to win — not just bouts but also the respect of her male opponents, fans and society in general. Rose started training w...