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Malaysia Masters: Saina tames Okuhara to enter semifinals

Saina has defeated Marin five times and has lost to the Spaniard as many times in the last 10 meetings. A gritty Saina Nehwal scripted a hard-fought straight-game win over former world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan to enter the women’s singles semifinals of the $350,000 Malaysia Masters here Friday. Seventh seeded Saina, who had […]

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Thirty clubs swallow up nearly half of European revenue

The report showed that total revenues increased by more than 1.6 billion euros in 2017 although wealth was concentrated in the hands of a few. T Europe’s 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros ($22.89 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year although almost half of that amount […]

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Australian Open: Aggressive Sharapova eliminates holder Wozniacki

Sharapova will face Australia number one Ashleigh Barty in the fourth round Maria Sharapova scorched the Rod Laver Arena with her aggressive tennis to eliminate defending Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 4-6 6-3 in the third round on Friday. Five-times Grand Slam champion Sharapova, who won her last major at the 2014 French Open, […]

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CBI raids Sports Authority of India HQ, arrests four officials

"When we found out corrupt practices by a few officers, we gave their info to relevant agencies, who arrested them today," Sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said. Four Sports Authority of India officials, including a director, were taken into custody by the CBI following the allegations of corruption against them. The arrests were made after […]

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Khelo India Youth Games: Tingmila decisive in the ring

Tingmila Doungel’s father would have been a proud man watching his daughter move inside a boxing ring. She glided in for a burst of punches, moved out of range when opponent Laxmi Patil closed in to land blows and won the 48kg bout semifinal on points at the Khelo India Youth Games 2019. The quarterfinal […]

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Vinesh nominated for a Laureus

Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian to receive a nomination in one of the seven main categories at the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 18. The 24-year-old, who made a sensational comeback after battling a long injury lay-off to win a gold at the Gold Coast […]