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Aus Open PIX: Sinner’s epic comeback, Krejcikova through

Images from Day 5 of the 2023 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Friday. Jannik Sinner outlasted Marton Fucsovics 4-6, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-0 to reach the Australian Open fourth round on Friday while Barbora Krejcikova made swift progress after organisers defended their schedule at the Grand Slam over the previous day’s late finish. Former […]

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Big B’s Evening with Ronaldo, Messi, Mbappe…

Amitabh Bachchan’s popularity around the world is second to none! The Bollywood megastar was a special guest to inaugurate the showpiece game featuring some of the world’s best footballers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. A combined team from Saudi clubs Al Nassr — who recently signed Cristiano Ronaldo — and Al Hilal took on Paris St […]

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‘It felt like Lagaan all over again’

‘They came out with an attitude that they had nothing to lose.’‘That’s what stands out about this team.’ Saiyami Kher played a startling range of characters in Web series last year, impressing audiences and critics with her performances. However busy she was, the young actor didn’t take her eye off her primary passion: Cricket. “I […]

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Hamstrung Djokovic taking it one day at a time

Novak Djokovic said he is taking things one day at a time as he looks to manage a hamstring injury that hampered him during his 6-1, 6-7(5), 6-2, 6-0 win over French qualifier Enzo Couacaud on Thursday. Djokovic hyper-extended his left hamstring during a tune-up event in Adelaide earlier this month. The 35-year-old has had […]

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India ODIs: Uphill task for NZ without Boult, Southee

New Zealand go into the India ODIs after a memorable 2-1 series win in Pakistan. Experienced pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult’s absence leaves a “massive hole” in the New Zealand squad, but also provides a chance to fringe players to step up during the India tour, says stand-in-captain Tom Latham. While Southee has gone […]

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Australian Open: The Heat Is On!

Scorching heat halted outdoor matches and sent fans scurrying for shade at the Australian Open on Tuesday before resuming late in the afternoon as players were given an early test of their endurance on a sweltering day two at Melbourne Park. Organisers invoked their Extreme Heat Policy about three hours into the day session as […]

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”We have got back the original Virat Kohli’

‘He is at his best now, he is in the right frame of mind.’The tough times he has gone through will only make him a better player and a stronger personality.’ Virat Kohli is back to his best! After a difficult couple of years when he found the going tough and which also saw him […]

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Wasim Akram’s Late Swing

Indians will forever remember Akram as the scary phenomenon with the soft smile, the man who rattled through the Indian batting order, but was rarely as hated as Waqar or Shoaib Akhtar, observes Vaibhav Raghunandan. Andre Agassi’s autobiography Open, written 12 years ago, single-handedly transformed the sports memoir world. Told in a disarmingly simple way, […]