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Buzz: Bangladesh expect India players in BPL

In an effort to raise the profile and rebuild the image of its revamped domestic T20 league, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is planning to rope in out-of-contract Indian players to play in the cash-rich tournament in future. Match-fixing scandals and payment delay of some foreign players have shattered the image of the Bangladesh Premier League […]

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Another WWE Superstar asks for release from company

WWE has been facing a lot of release requests from its wrestlers recently. The competition in professional wrestling has increased with the introduction of AEW and Vince McMahon has seen some of the fringe wrestlers asking to be released from their contracts. The likes of Luke Harper, Mike Kanellis, The Revival have reportedly seen their […]

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IAAF changes name to World Athletics

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) will now be known as World Athletics, a statement said. “We’re now World Athletics,” the sport’s international governing body said in their website. “Welcome to the new World Athletics website, the place to come for all things about our wonderful sport. We’ll be bringing you new features about […]

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Aus Pattinson banned for abuse, to miss first Pak Test

‘I have done the wrong thing and accept the penalty. I’m gutted to miss a Test match, but the standards are there for a reason and the fault is mine’. Australia fast bowler James Pattinson will miss this week’s first Test against Pakistan after being banned for personal abuse of an opponent while playing for […]

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Fear has gone out of players’ minds: Rani Rampal

It was 5-5 on aggregate. One goal by USA in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers and India’s dream of making it to their successive Games for the first time would have remained a dream. But skipper Rani Rampal’s 48th minute strike made sure that the women’s hockey team qualified for Tokyo 2020, edging past USA 6-5 […]

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PIX: Germany, Croatia clinch Euro 2020 spots

A round-up of Saturday’s qualifying matches for the Euro 2020 Finals. Defender Matthias Ginter scored one goal and was involved in two more as Germany comfortably saw off Belarus 4-0 on Saturday to clinch their place at Euro 2020, qualifying for the finals for a record 13th time in a row. The inspired Ginter broke […]

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The Monk who sold his Ducati

Taking a set off Roger Federer at US Open might have been the highlight of Sumit Nagal’s year. But what defines 2019 for the young Indian tennis talent is the new-found maturity and poise in his game, as he remains grateful for staying injury-free and forging ahead with his furious forehand, finds The Indian Express […]