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May 21, 2018 4:57 am gmt |
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Rafael Nadal made the best of a rain delay to come from behind in the deciding set and beat defending champion Alexander Zverev 6-1 1-6 6-3 in the Italian Open final on Sunday (May 20). The win gave the Spaniard his 56th title on clay – eight of them in Rome – and he will […]...
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May 10, 2018 4:25 am gmt |
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Austrian Dominic Thiem battled back from a set down to beat Federico Delbonis on Wednesday (May 9) and advance to the next round of the Madrid Open. The world number seven won 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 in a hard-fought match against Argentine Delbonis. His win sets up a meeting with Croatian Borna Coric. In the ...
In Technology
December 2, 2017 10:17 am gmt |
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Fossil has added a new waterproof model called Control to its Q smartwatch range that’s aimed specifically at athletes. The device features a heart rate sensor and altimeter, and the activity and fitness tracking apps that pair with the smartwatch can access accelerometer and direction-change s...
In Cricket
December 2, 2017 5:26 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...
In Sports
November 7, 2017 10:07 am gmt |
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U.S. first lady Melania Trump attended a launch event on Tuesday (November 7) to encourage increased participation of girls in sports programmes ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. She arrived in South Korea earlier in the day for a two-day trip, where U.S. President Donald Trump and ...
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September 25, 2017 3:41 am gmt |
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Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge staved off a surprise challenge from Ethiopian debutant Guye Adola to win an enthralling Berlin marathon on Sunday (September 24), but missed out on his bid to set a new world record. Prior to the race, Kipchoge, fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang and Ethiopia’s Keneni...
In Sports
September 24, 2017 11:29 am gmt |
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Caroline Wozniacki won her third Pan Pacific Open title by beating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0 7-5 in Tokyo. The 27-year-old former world number one, who had lost all six of her previous finals this year, stormed through the first set in 22 minutes. Pavlyuchenkova improved in the second set, but her...
In Football
September 22, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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The FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner’s Trophy was on Friday (September 22) unveiled in a colourful ceremony in India’s southern Kochi city. A vibrant cultural programme showcasing the traditional art forms of the state was held to reveal the trophy. It was unveiled at the Jawaharlal Nehru Inter...
In Football
September 16, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes former striker Wayne Rooney will receive a warm welcome when he returns to Old Trafford as a member of Everton on Sunday. Per Reuters, he described the former England international as a legend: “I think he’ll get the welcome that he deserves. ...
In Srilanka
September 15, 2017 9:23 am gmt |
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North Western Province Councillor Piyasiri Ramanayake has been sworn in as the new Sports Minister for the North Western Province, a short while ago. Ramanayake is replacing Sandhya Kumara Rajapaksha, who was removed by the President from the post of North Western Province Minister of Education, Cult...
In Cricket
August 30, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
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The Sri Lanka selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has resigned following the recent sequence of poor results, ESPN Cricinfo reported. They have already picked the squads for the last two ODIs and sole T20 of the India tour, and will remain in force in case any additions need to be made, b...
In Cricket
August 15, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) officially launched the special T20 encounter to be played between Sri Lanka XI vs World XI on 8 September at R. Premadasa Stadium Colombo to raise funds for disaster affected children. The match is organized by Sri Lanka Cricket’s (SLC) charity arm ‘Cricket Aid...
In Sports
August 13, 2017 4:55 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 8, 2017 4:48 am 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...
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May 28, 2017 4:40 am gmt |
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British double Olympic champion Mo Farah made his last U.S. track race a special one, running the year’s fastest 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic Diamond League meeting on Saturday (May 27). Farah, who will be moving up to the marathon after August’s IAAF world championships in Lon...
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March 10, 2017 5:17 am gmt |
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The Premier League has been granted a court order to stop matches being streamed for free on “Kodi” set-top boxes. This decision means that Sky, alongside the UK’s other Internet Service Providers (ISPs), will be obliged to shut down the source of illegal streams. Earlier this week,...
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March 3, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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Fernando Torres is “stable” in hospital after suffering a head injury during Atletico Madrid’s match against Deportivo on Thursday. Atletico say the former Liverpool and Chelsea man will remain in hospital so that he can be monitored. Having come off the substitutes’ bench, To...
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November 25, 2016 5:23 am gmt |
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Barcelona star player Lionel Messi showed his humility once again on Thursday (November 24) as he played down his individual importance to the Catalan giants. Barca drew a blank against Malaga last Saturday (November 19) without top scorers Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi, and also without vital midfiel...
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November 16, 2016 5:43 am gmt |
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A Lionel Messi masterclass, netting a brilliant free kick before laying on two more goals, put Argentina’s World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a resounding 3-0 win over Colombia on Tuesday (November 15). But Messi opened a post-game news conference, with the entire team standing be...