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Kadhe advances

Arjun Kadhe prevailed over seventh seed Pedja Krstin of Serbia in the first round of the $150,000 Challenger tennis tournament here on Monday. Arjun led 7-6(6), 3-0 when the Serb retired. The victory ensured a minimum of nine ATP points and $2580 for Arjun. Ramkumar Ramanathan, the top seed, is the other Indian in the […]

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Corfe Castle wins

M/s. M. Ramakrishna Reddy, Tinder Singh Ahluwalia & M/s. Poonawalla Racing & Breeding Pvt. Ltd. rep. by Ms. Simone Zavareh Poonawalla’s Corfe Castle (P. Trevor up) won the K. Mahipathi Rao Memorial Golconda Juvenile Million, the chief event of the races held here on Monday (August 6). L. D’Silva trains the winner. Trainer Satheesh scored […]

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Travis Hall — born to ride

14-year-old Australian third in Underbone 150cc class A notable occurrence at the FIA Asia road racing championship (ARRC) at the MMRT here on Sunday, was Australian Travis Hall’s podium finish (third) in the second race of the Underbone 150cc class. The reason: he’s a boy, recently turned 14. His competing with experienced men in an […]

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Siraj skittles out top order

India-A tightens grip over South Africa-A India-A tightened its grip on South Africa-A on the penultimate day of the first unofficial Test, at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Monday. Resuming on 411 for two, India-A motored along to 584 for eight declared, to gain a huge first-innings lead of 338 runs. At close of play, […]

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European C’ships: World champ Kolesnichenko wins solo

Svetlana Kolesnichenko, the new standard bearer for artistic aquatics, added another European Championships gold to her huge collection of international medals when she took the synchronised swimming solo technical title on Monday. In a Russian team that dominates the sport, the 24-year-old Kolesnichenko has become its most celebrated figure with one Olympic and 13 world […]

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Jose Mourinho warns of tough season if Manchester United don’t strengthen

Jose Mourinho has warned Manchester United face a “difficult season” if they do not strengthen their squad before the Premier League transfer window shuts on Thursday. United’s build-up to the new campaign has been dominated by Mourinho’s clear frustration over transfers, which has brought his relationship with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward into the spotlight. The […]

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‘Root not as good as Kohli but thoughtful bloke’

‘Root has a poorer conversion rate in comparison to Kohli’ ‘He is not quite as good as Kohli but is still a thoughtful bloke’ England’s revered captain Mike Brearley feels that Joe Root is ‘not quite as good as Virat Kohli’ but is still a ‘thoughtful bloke’, who needs to rev up his conversion rate […]