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Consolation win for Sri Lanka

Suranga Lakmal bowled a miserly last over to help Sri Lanka win the fourth ODI by three runs here on Wednesday. Needing eight runs from the 21st and final over, South Africa lost David Miller to the second ball and the last wicket pair could not reach the revised target of 191. South Africa was […]

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Rogers Cup: Djokovic stunned; Halep reaches 3rd round

Djokovic stunned by Greek teen Tsitsipas in Toronto third round Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas secured the biggest win of his career when he sent Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic packing in the third round of the Rogers Cup with a stunning 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3 win on Thursday. A confident Tsitsipas sent a blistering forehand to the back […]

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Sakshi feeling the heat

Under the scanner for her below-par performance in the run-up to the Asian Games, Olympic medallist Sakshi Malik is feeling the heat but insists that athletes always aim for medals so that fingers are not pointed at them. The 25-year-old from Haryana had to settle for bronze at the Commonwealth Games in April and recently […]

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Judgement has taken out the foundation stone

I am disappointed because the very policy has been affected, says Lodha Justice R.M. Lodha, chief architect of the cricket administration reforms in the country, is a ‘disappointed’ man following the ruling on Thursday by the Supreme Court that signals a new era in the way the game would be conducted henceforth. The Court diluted […]

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Abhinav Bindra appointed member of IOC’s elite Athletes’ Commission

Abhinav Bindra has been appointed member of the prestigious Athletes' Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the rare honour adding another feather to his illustrious cap. India’s champion shooter Abhinav Bindra has been appointed member of the prestigious Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the rare honour adding another feather to his […]

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Chandimal returns to Sri Lanka T20 squad after ban

Chandimal was included in the T20 squad and will play in the day-night game on Tuesday. Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal returned to their Twenty20 squad Thursday after serving an international ban for breaching the spirit of the game. Chandimal was included in a 15-member squad for the one-off T20 that will round off South […]