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  • No.1 Contender

     India is in red-hot Twenty20 form, winning 10 of 11 matches this year, and is bound to start as one of the most serious contenders for the title. One can spot a number of reasons for the sustained run; the most striking has been the arrival of unheralded Gujarat qu ....

     India is in red-hot Twenty20 form, winning 10 of 11 matches this year, and is bound to start as one of the most serious contenders for the title. One can spot a number of reasons for the sustained run; the most striking has been the arrival of unheralded Gujarat qu ....

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  • Sharapova to be suspended as she failed dope test in January

     Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Monday that she had been notified by the International Tennis Federation that she tested positive for a banned substance at the Australian Open in January. A five-time Grand Slam champion, Ms. Sharapova (28), is one of te ....

     Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova said on Monday that she had been notified by the International Tennis Federation that she tested positive for a banned substance at the Australian Open in January. A five-time Grand Slam champion, Ms. Sharapova (28), is one of te ....

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  • Williamson hopes to continue McCullum’s vision

    Williamson, one of the most stylish young batsmen in world cricket, is no stranger to captaincy. But, it would be a huge task for him to step into McCullum’s shoes, that too at the marquee event. Naturally, Williamson hoped to draw a lot of positives from his pred ....

    Williamson, one of the most stylish young batsmen in world cricket, is no stranger to captaincy. But, it would be a huge task for him to step into McCullum’s shoes, that too at the marquee event. Naturally, Williamson hoped to draw a lot of positives from his pred ....

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  • India’s build-up has reached the top gear: Dhoni

    “The Asia Cup offered us a good build-up. It depends on the way we start. I do not think I will have to worry about the final. We will have to worry about the preparation and execution,” Dhoni said at a news conference on Tuesday. “We will go into w ....

    “The Asia Cup offered us a good build-up. It depends on the way we start. I do not think I will have to worry about the final. We will have to worry about the preparation and execution,” Dhoni said at a news conference on Tuesday. “We will go into w ....

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  • Consolation win for Mizoram

     Mizoram improved dramatically in the second half to score a consolation 2-1 win over Services in a Pool A match of the 70th Santosh Trophy football championship here on Tuesday. In another match in the same group, Jammu & Kashmir ended its campaign on a high no ....

     Mizoram improved dramatically in the second half to score a consolation 2-1 win over Services in a Pool A match of the 70th Santosh Trophy football championship here on Tuesday. In another match in the same group, Jammu & Kashmir ended its campaign on a high no ....

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  • Will it be the march of the Maroon Brigade?

     Call it naysaying if you like, but it would be preposterous to simply picturise the West Indies as a unit overflowing with turbocharged batsmen, versatile all-rounders, promising pacers and nagging spinners who command a huge asking price in Twenty20 leagues the world ....

     Call it naysaying if you like, but it would be preposterous to simply picturise the West Indies as a unit overflowing with turbocharged batsmen, versatile all-rounders, promising pacers and nagging spinners who command a huge asking price in Twenty20 leagues the world ....

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  • Brian Shaw impressed with Indian players' passion

    Over 14 years in the NBA, Shaw played for seven different teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, where he won three consecutive NBA Championships from 2000 to 2002. Following his retirement as a player, Shaw joined the coaching staff of Lakers head coach Phil Jackson, ....

    Over 14 years in the NBA, Shaw played for seven different teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, where he won three consecutive NBA Championships from 2000 to 2002. Following his retirement as a player, Shaw joined the coaching staff of Lakers head coach Phil Jackson, ....

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  • Ranji: Mumbai crushes Saurashtra to win 41st title

    Sachin Tendulkar: "Shardul (Thakur) has as worked hard on his fitness to strengthen the muscles and body. He has the true potential to play higher class of cricket." Starting the day with a narrow lead of 27 runs and Siddhesh Lad having just the last two me ....

    Sachin Tendulkar: "Shardul (Thakur) has as worked hard on his fitness to strengthen the muscles and body. He has the true potential to play higher class of cricket." Starting the day with a narrow lead of 27 runs and Siddhesh Lad having just the last two me ....

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  • FIFA passes reform plans

    The reform package was passed after an 89 per cent majority voted in favour of plans aimed at increasing transparency in FIFA activities and restoring credibility to the organisation following the investigation into corruption over the past year. Acting president Iss ....

    The reform package was passed after an 89 per cent majority voted in favour of plans aimed at increasing transparency in FIFA activities and restoring credibility to the organisation following the investigation into corruption over the past year. Acting president Iss ....

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  • India v Pakistan: Archrivals square off in Asia Cup

    The match will also serve as a pre-cursor to the two teams’ opening round battle in the ICC World Twenty20, next month. Read: Rohit: Will focus on out strengths against Pak The Indo-Pak cricket contests over the years have carried a legacy, not to forget the ....

    The match will also serve as a pre-cursor to the two teams’ opening round battle in the ICC World Twenty20, next month. Read: Rohit: Will focus on out strengths against Pak The Indo-Pak cricket contests over the years have carried a legacy, not to forget the ....

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