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January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Britain’s Jessica Ennis-Hill will compete at the Anniversary Games Diamond League meeting in London’s Olympic Stadium on 24-25 July. The 2012 Olympic heptathlon champion is returning to competition after giving birth to her son Reggie in July 2014. In May, Ennis-Hill, 29, will take part i...
In Cricket
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Pakistan cricket team, reached Dhaka on Monday afternoon, and received a warm welcome by the Bangladesh government and cricket board officials. The ODI squad led by Azhar Ali was seen all smiles as they came out of the Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka. The Pakistan contingent later checked into ...
In Cricket
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Virender Sehwag got off to a cracker of a start, going at a strike rate of 222 at one point, as Kings XI Punjab raced to 43/0 after 5 overs Mumbai Indians went down by 18 runs in a bizarre batting display against a disciplined Kings XI Punjab marshalled by George Bailey in an Indian […]...
In Europe
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The quaint town of Dunblane, Scotland, has been set abuzz by the wedding of tennis legend Andy Murray to his long-term girlfriend, Kim Sears. Saturday’s event -dubbed “the royal wedding of Scotland” – took place at Dunblane Cathedral, with cheering crowds spilling onto the str...
In Cricket
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The ICC has released the test ranking of the cricket teams. Among the teams, India is in the seventh place with 93 points, and Sri Lanka is now in the sixth place with 96 points. New Zealand is in the fifth place with 99 points while South Africa lead the table with 124 points. World Cup champions [&...
In Australia
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Former Australia cricket captain and television commentator Richie Benaud has died at the age of 84, his former employer Channel Nine and Cricket Australia said Friday. Benaud, considered one of the most influential cricket identities of the past century, had been fighting skin cancer and died overni...
In Sports
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Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt has made “significant strides” as he bids to defend his world titles this season, and is unconcerned about the challenge of sprinter Justin Gatlin. American Gatlin dominated last year’s Diamond League, running 9.77 seconds and 19.68 secs in the 1...
In Sports
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Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Kapila Wijegunawardene has been named the chairman of Sri Lanka’s new four-member selection committee, replacing Sanath Jayasuriya. Two former wicket-keepers Amal Silva and Brendon Kuruppu, and middle-order batsman Hemantha Wickremaratne were the other members. The new co...
In Cinema
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who is in the city with his three children to cheer for his team, the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), said he is “extremely happy” that his kids enjoyed the matches and understood the value of losing and winning. “I want my children to enjoy sports. IPL is very pe...
In Sports
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After missing almost six weeks following a meniscectomy on his right knee Feb. 27, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose returned to the starting lineup in Wednesday night’s 105-103 loss to the Orlando Magic. Rose scored nine points in 19 minutes and showed the flashes of aggression that the B...
In Cricket
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Kumar Sangakkara, the Sri Lankan cricket player has been named as the Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World in 2015 . Sri Lanka team-mate Kumar Sangakkara was named as Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the World in the 152nd edition, which is published on Thursday. That makes him just the second player...
In Cricket
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Yograj Singh, father of Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, worried his son’s exclusion from the ICC World Cup 2015 and blamed MS Dhoni saying there will be a day when he will be left to beg and become penniless and would not get any favour. Also he said that, Dhoni was nothing. He has become a [&he...
In Sports
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Cricketer Yuvraj Singh is starting a new idea to work out. He has developed interest in the e-commerce and planning to launch a start-up fund in the name of “ You, We Can Ventures”. Yuvi, the 2011 World Cup’s ‘Man of the Tournament’ did not make it to the World Cup squad this year, but [&hellip...
In Sports
January 1, 1970 12:00 am gmt |
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Mieko Nagaoka, a 100 years old Japanese woman, has completed the FINA masters swimming competition in Matsuyama. She has completed the target in one hour, 15 minutes and 54.39 seconds by swimming 1,500 meters and has kept a world record. She started masters swimming in Japan at the age of 84 and at 8...
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The first leg of the 71st Bradby shield will be played on the 9th of May at the Pallekelle Trinity College Rugby Stadium. It will also serve as an ‘A’ Division schools league tournament fixture. The 2nd Leg of Bradby Shield Encounter will be played on the 23rd of May at the Colombo Royal Sports Compl...