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FA Cup: Teenager Saka helps Arsenal into fifth round

Arsenal teenager Bukayo Saka scored one goal and set up another as the Londoners sealed a place in the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-1 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Monday. Left-back Saka and striker Eddie Nketiah netted inside 26 minutes as Arsenal’s much-changed lineup made a dominant start and fought […]

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Surprise guest at Eden Gardens

Hosting the Bengal-Delhi Ranji Trophy match, the stadium had a surprise guest in former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh. The Eden Gardens, hosting the Bengal-Delhi Ranji Trophy match here, on Monday had a surprise guest in former Australian cricket captain Steve Waugh, who made an appearance around lunch time on day one of the contest. […]

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Ranji Trophy | Belligerent Sarfaraz at it again

Drums up a double hundred and useful partnerships with Tare and Ranjane Sarfaraz Khan (226 n.o., 213b, 32×4, 4×6) continued his sensational form with a stellar unbeaten double hundred to bail Mumbai out of trouble on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match against Himachal Pradesh at the scenic HPCA Stadium on […]

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John McEnroe hopes Serena can beat ‘crazy aunt’ Court’s record

John McEnroe mocked Australian Margaret Court as the ‘crazy aunt’ of tennis on Monday and said he hoped Serena Williams could beat the 77-year-old’s record of winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles. Court has attracted heavy criticism for voicing her religious-based opposition to same-sex marriage. The Australian Open on Monday marked the 50th anniversary of […]

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Former women’s hockey team captain Sunita Chandra passes away

Expressing grief, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath described Chandra as an "excellent player" and called her the "pride of the country". Former Indian women’s hockey team captain Sunita Chandra died here on Monday, her son said. Chandra, an Arjuna awardee, was 76 and is survived by her husband Yatish Chandra and two sons. She […]

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What caused the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant?

The weather situation did not meet our minimum standards for flying: Los Angeles police spokesman Weather conditions appear likely to come under the scrutiny of investigators probing the helicopter crash that killed former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others near Los Angeles on Sunday, when overcast skies and fog grounded other aircraft. […]