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Bayern eye at least last eight in Champions League

Germany’s Bayern Munich want to kick off their Champions League campaign against Red Star Belgrade with a win on Wednesday as they set their sights on at least the quarter-finals, coach Niko Kovac said on Tuesday. The Bavarians, who have won the last seven league titles in Germany, last lifted Europe’s top club trophy in […]

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Want to keep the rhythm going, says Ngidi

Proteas speedster says he has done a lot to recover from injury Midway through South Africa’s stuttering ICC ODI World Cup campaign, fast bowler Lungi Ngidi was ruled out due to a hamstring injury. Ngidi could only watch from the sidelines as his side struggled in the mega event, finishing with just three wins in […]

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Gavaskar bats for life; raises funds for child heart surgeries

34 life-giving surgeries have been exclusively funded by Sunil Gavaskar to match the 34 Test centuries he scored during his cricketing career. India’s batting legend Sunil Gavaskar launched his new innings with a triple double century to support over 600 lifesaving heart surgeries for underprivileged children in India. “It’s has been a great opening innings […]

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Vinesh Phogat’s World Championship hopes go up in smoke

She loses to World champion Mukaida but makes it to the repechage round Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat was on Tuesday pushed out of the title race by reigning champion Mayu Mukaida of Japan at the World Championship here. It was a second consecutive defeat for Vinesh against the Japanese this season after losing to the […]

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Gill and Karun in cruise mode

Shepherd India-A to 233 for three on the opening day Fluent knocks from Shubman Gill (92, 137b, 12×4, 1×6) and Karun Nair (78 batting, 167b, 10×4) took India-A to 233 for three on the first day of its second unofficial Test against South Africa-A, at SDNR Wadiyar Stadium here on Tuesday. The duo came together […]

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Captaincy a stepping stone in my career, says de Kock

‘Captaincy gives me extra responsibility in the team’ As India and South Africa get ready for a face-off in the second T20I of the three-match series, Proteas skipper Quinton de Kock said that the added responsibility of captaincy is a new stepping stone in his career. “I am not too concerned. It is a new […]