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  • Marauding Knight Riders back to joust on home turf

    After travelling for nearly three weeks to play six away matches in a row due to the West Bengal polls, Gautam Gambhir and his men returned home to the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Slotted second on the table with 10 points, two-time champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will ....

    After travelling for nearly three weeks to play six away matches in a row due to the West Bengal polls, Gautam Gambhir and his men returned home to the Eden Gardens on Tuesday. Slotted second on the table with 10 points, two-time champion Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will ....

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  • Leicester wins its first Premier League title

    Leicester was playing in the second tier only two years ago, came close to be relegated again last year and started this season as 5,000-1 outsiders for the title. Now for the first time in their 132-year history, Leicester is champion of England after establishing a ....

    Leicester was playing in the second tier only two years ago, came close to be relegated again last year and started this season as 5,000-1 outsiders for the title. Now for the first time in their 132-year history, Leicester is champion of England after establishing a ....

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  • You get nervous, you cannot control it: Dravid

    He’s impressed by the power-hitting he has seen so far this edition. “It seems to me almost no total is safe,” Dravid told The Hindu on Tuesday. “People are getting better and better at ball-striking. Just the way people have chased down targets, ....

    He’s impressed by the power-hitting he has seen so far this edition. “It seems to me almost no total is safe,” Dravid told The Hindu on Tuesday. “People are getting better and better at ball-striking. Just the way people have chased down targets, ....

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  • Lili Das sets a new mark in 1500m

     Lili Das of West Bengal smashed the women’s 1500m record by close to seven seconds on the opening day of the 14th junior Federation Cup National athletics championship at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Tuesday. The 17-year-old led from the outset and increase ....

     Lili Das of West Bengal smashed the women’s 1500m record by close to seven seconds on the opening day of the 14th junior Federation Cup National athletics championship at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Tuesday. The 17-year-old led from the outset and increase ....

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  • Abhi’s brace helps Indian Bank climb back to the top

     Oletju Joseph Abhi scored twice as Indian Bank beat RBI 4-1 to reclaim the top spot in the CFA senior division football league at the Nehru stadium on Tuesday. The latter, on the other hand, is yet to earn a point this season. In the first five minutes, Indian Bank ....

     Oletju Joseph Abhi scored twice as Indian Bank beat RBI 4-1 to reclaim the top spot in the CFA senior division football league at the Nehru stadium on Tuesday. The latter, on the other hand, is yet to earn a point this season. In the first five minutes, Indian Bank ....

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  • Gujarat Lions squeezes to victory

    Steve Smith bagged the maximum sixes award and Dwayne Smith bagged the man-of-the-match award. Faulkner knocked off the winning run. Brilliant match to watch!! Nine needed from the final over Who is the bowler??? Will Dhoni bring his young spinner to fore?? Perera ....

    Steve Smith bagged the maximum sixes award and Dwayne Smith bagged the man-of-the-match award. Faulkner knocked off the winning run. Brilliant match to watch!! Nine needed from the final over Who is the bowler??? Will Dhoni bring his young spinner to fore?? Perera ....

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  • Bindra joins Salman as goodwill ambassador

    India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist, Bindra said he received IOA’s invitation on Friday and he immediately agreed for the role. IOA has also approached Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman with a similar offer. “Received ....

    India’s first and only individual Olympic gold-medallist, Bindra said he received IOA’s invitation on Friday and he immediately agreed for the role. IOA has also approached Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman with a similar offer. “Received ....

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  • It doesn’t matter whether I am for or against it: Kohli on Salman issue

    “It doesn’t matter whether I am for or against it. It is for the people (IOA) who made the decision to comment. I cannot say anything on this issue for obvious reasons,” Kohli said on the sidelines of a promotional event here on Friday. Kohli, who i ....

    “It doesn’t matter whether I am for or against it. It is for the people (IOA) who made the decision to comment. I cannot say anything on this issue for obvious reasons,” Kohli said on the sidelines of a promotional event here on Friday. Kohli, who i ....

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  • Lions meow past the finish line after the initial roar

    Even Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a trademark cameo at the death, thus propelling Rising Pune Supergiants to its highest total so far. Still, 195 for three proved to be insufficient as the Gujarat Lions overhauled the target off the last ball at the Maharashtra Cricke ....

    Even Mahendra Singh Dhoni played a trademark cameo at the death, thus propelling Rising Pune Supergiants to its highest total so far. Still, 195 for three proved to be insufficient as the Gujarat Lions overhauled the target off the last ball at the Maharashtra Cricke ....

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  • Kieron Pollard; Mumbai Indians' most valuable player

     Kieron Pollard whacked the ball to all parts of the field to make his 100th match for the blue and silver stripes team most memorable. His and Mumbai Indians’  legion of supporters known  as ``MIpaltan’’ rejoiced every time the 28-year-old ....

     Kieron Pollard whacked the ball to all parts of the field to make his 100th match for the blue and silver stripes team most memorable. His and Mumbai Indians’  legion of supporters known  as ``MIpaltan’’ rejoiced every time the 28-year-old ....

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