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How Kohli floored West Indies to secure T20 series win

India captain Virat Kohli led a six-hitting fest against West Indies during a blistering unbeaten knock of 70 off 29 balls, guiding his team to a 67-run series-clinching victory in the third and final Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Asked to set a target in the decider at Wankhede Stadium, the hosts batted the Caribbean side […]

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David Schumacher to race in MRF Challenge

David Schumacher, son of former F1 driver Ralf, is the latest addition to the MRF Challenge (round two), which moves to the Bahrain International Circuit here, with a total of four races spread over two days — December 13 and 14. The 18-year-old from Germany, has been in tremendous form in the past year, having […]

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Pro League second edition to kick off in January

Indian men’s team to participate this time The second edition of the FIH Pro League will kick off in January. At an interaction with select Indian mediapersons here on Tuesday, FIH CEO Thierry Weil admitted there had been teething problems, but insisted things would only get better. Hockey India had pulled out of the 2019 […]

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India buries West Indies under an avalanche of sixes

Rahul, Rohit and Kohli put the visitors’ attack to the sword, hitting 16 maximums, as the Men in Blue overpower Pollard’s men to clinch series 2-1 Quickfire start? Tick. Power-hitting problem? Tick. Setting a target? Tick. India’s star-studded batting line-up couldn’t have asked for a better venue – and more importantly situation – that the […]

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Russian boxers to boycott Olympics if sanctions not lifted

The Russian Boxing Federation has indicated that fighters will only take part in the Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned. Russian boxers will only take part in the Tokyo Olympics if doping sanctions forcing them to compete as neutral athletes are overturned, the general secretary of the Russian […]