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No stopping bravehearts

Two amputees, Ashok Munne of Nagpur and Vinod Rawat of Mumbai, will compete on motor bikes in the world’s highest cross-country rally, the Raid de Himalaya, to be staged from October 8 to 14. Considered among the top-10 toughest rallies of the world, the Raid, taking off from Leh will feature about 200 competitors, racing […]

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Jagadeesan asked to change bat

Black wasn’t quite the right colour for N. Jagadeesan at Chepauk on Sunday. He made a brisk half century for Tamil Nadu against Bengal all right but was asked to change his ‘black’ bat by the umpires. Jagadeesan said later, “I had used the bat during TNPL also. But here the umpires felt the black […]

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BFC rides on Miku’s super strike

A Miku stunner gave Bengaluru FC (BFC) a 1-0 victory over Chennaiyin FC in their opening Indian Super League (ISL) match, at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday. BFC scored the goal against the run of play. Chennaiyin was dominating possession, while creating the better chances. BFC managed to survive the onslaught, and roared back […]

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S. Africa wins first ODI

South Africa had some anxious moments before beating Zimbabwe by five wickets in the first One-Day International at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. The scores: Zimbabwe: H. Masakadza c Hendricks b Phehlukwayo 25, S. Mire c Hendricks b Ngidi 0, C. Ervine c Klaasen b Mulder 7, B. Taylor c Hendricks b Rabada 9, S. […]

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Federation gives TTAK the nod

The simmering divide within the table tennis fraternity of the State for some time now has been addressed by the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI), by disaffiliating the existing Kerala Table Tennis Association and granting recognition to the newly formed Table Tennis Association of Kerala (TTAK). The decision was unanimously taken by the TTFI […]

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Djokovic reveals reason behind renewed success

‘I had to learn to be patient. I am a different player and a different person than I was three years ago. I still believe I can repeat that 2015-2016 streak when I won four slams in a row, I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t.’   Mountain climbing with his wife Jelena after a […]

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India will play day-night Test in future: Diana Edulji

Reminding that the BCCI missed out on the opportunity to play day-night Tests in India and Australia, Edulji said, "That happened, but it will change" Diana Edulji Monday said BCCI is trying to work out a way for India to feature in a day-night Test. India had refused to play a day-night Test after Australia […]

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Who should open in first WI Test? Agarwal or Shaw?

Help Captain Kohli and Head Coach Shastri pick India’s XI for the Rajkot Test. The two-Test series against the West Indies is a good opportunity to try out fresh combinations ahead of the tour of Australia next month. Having failed in England, India will be keen to prove its credentials Down Under where the Indians […]