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Celebrating the misfit in the Big Four universe

Andy Murray may not have been the best male player of his era, but he has a strong case for being considered the most significant History has witnessed the fall of several empires. For some, the collapse is quick. For others, it is slow but sure. There is no single moment of ultimate doom. The […]

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Ranji Trophy: Karnataka beat Rajasthan by 6 wickets, enter semis

A round-up of Ranji matches played on Friday Captain Manish Pandey and Karun Nair cracked brilliant half centuries as Karnataka registered a comprehensive six-wicket win over Rajasthan to storm into the semifinals of Ranji Trophy in Bengaluru on Friday. Pandey (87) and Nair (61) shared an unbeaten 129-run partnership for the fifth wicket in just […]

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We still want No.4 slot to be solidified, says Virat Kohli

Rayudu was backed for the position by Kohli during the home series against West Indies last year. India captain Virat Kohli on Friday said the number four slot in the batting line-up is still to be “solidified”, months after he backed Ambati Rayudu for the position till this year’s World Cup. The skipper said that […]

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India para-powerlifter Vikramsingh Adhikari fails dope test, banned for four years by world body

Indian para-powerflifter Vikramsingh Adhikari has been handed a four-year ban by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for a second anti-doping violation. Indian para-powerflifter Vikramsingh Adhikari has been handed a four-year ban by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for a second anti-doping violation. The 39-year-old Adhikari, who took part in the 2000 Sydney Paralympics, returned positive […]