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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket’s interim committee has taken steps to build indoor nets and a swimming pool at the R Premadasa Stadium in Khettarama, where the national side conducts much of its training. Khettarama currently has 18 practice pitches, and also houses Sri Lanka’s Max Cricket Academy, bu...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Brazilian Ministry for Labour announced yesterday (Wednesday) that, Brazil has stopped the construction work at two venues being built for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year due to health and safety concerns. Further, he stated that  the construction at a tennis arena was stopped while wor...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Rory McIlroy and Jason won at the WGC Matchplay Championship yesterday (Wednesday). McIlroy went 5 and 4 over American Jason Dufner who only made it through the 14th hole with the world number one. Masters champion and world number two Jordan Spieth won 4 and 2 against Finland’s Mikko Ilonen, a...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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World 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu will return to London’s Olympic Stadium to compete in July’s Anniversary Games. Ohuruogu, who won silver at London 2012 after claiming gold in Beijingin 2008, will use the event to prepare for August’s World Athletics Championships. “It w...
In Cricket
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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The costliest buy this season, Yuvraj Singh has not set the IPL ablaze the way he was expected to but his Delhi Daredevils captain JP Duminy has backed the star player to come good in the later stages of the T20 league. Yuvraj, bought for Rs. 16 crore, has scored 124 runs in seven innings […]...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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The world number one, 25, faces Billy Horschel, Brandt Snedeker and Jason Dufner in the new round-robin format. The world’s top 16 are the leading seeds in 16 groups of four players at TPC Harding Park. Group winners progress to the knockout stage. Justin Rose, Ian Poulter and Masters Champion ...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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An Indian local media had been speculating on the possibility of an Indian bid for the 2024 Olympics when Bach met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. During this, the President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) said yesterday (Monday) in New Delhi that India will not bid to host the 2024 Olympics. ...
In Badminton
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Malaysian shuttler Lee Chong Wei was handed a backdated eight-month ban for doping by the Badminton World Federation on Monday, keeping alive the former world number one’s dream of winning gold at the Rio Olympics next year. The 32-year-old Malaysian, twice an Olympic silver medallist, had been...
In Cricket
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Monday expressed delight about the BCCI’s decision to recommend his name for the government’s prestigious Arjuna Award and said that he felt “honoured“. BCCI took the decision to put forth Roihit’s name to the government for the Arjuna Award at its working committee mee...
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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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His father would be so proud. There was a familiar sight for motorsport fans on Saturday as a smiling Schumacher splashed champagne on the podium. Not Formula One legend Michael, who is still recovering from serious head injuries suffered in a 2013 skiing accident, but his teenage son Mick — wh...
In Cricket
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Jonty Rhodes seems to have made a life-long connection with India after he named his newborn daughter ‘India Jeanne Rhodes’. The legendary South African fielder enjoys as much fan following as Indian cricketers after joining Mumbai Indians as its fielding coach. Now, by naming his daughter India, he ...
In Cricket
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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England’s leading fast bowler James Anderson has reached second place in the ICC test bowling rankings with 826 points. He successfully achieved this milestone as a result of the recent bowling performance against West Indies in the second Test match. This is a highest ranking Anderson has ever achie...
In Sports
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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In a fresh controversy, Chennai Super Kings owners have valued their team at Rs 5 lakh only. According to reports, the IPL governing council, headed by Rajeev Shukla has not accepted this valuation. The issue is expected to be discussed during Sunday’s BCCI working committee meeting. Chennai Super Ki...
In Cricket
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is making his film debut in a documented feature on his life, is upset by speculation that his daughter Sara is joining showbiz. Rumours were rife that Sara, 17, would be making her Bollywood debut opposite Shahid Kapoor in an upcoming movie. So Sachin posted...
In Britain
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Two athletes started the marathon as single athletes and finished it as husband and wife. Laura Harvey and Paul Elliott got married at St Katharine Docks, near Tower Bridge, then set off on another 13 miles to complete the event. Once they crossed the finish line in front of Buckingham Palace the cou...