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2nd T20 International: Desperate India may look to rejig team composition

Melbourne, Nov 22: Stung by a narrow loss in the opening encounter, India will like to reassess their playing combination while aiming for a swift turn-around when they take on Australia in the second T20I in Melbourne on Friday. The hosts took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, which comprise three back-to-back matches in a

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Ramesh''s presence has changed our mindset: Harmanpreet on new coach
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Ramesh”s presence has changed our mindset: Harmanpreet on new coach

North Sound (Antigua), Nov 22: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur credited new coach Ramesh Powar for his contribution in team building process which has gone a long way in India’s praiseworthy performance in the ongoing ICC Women’s World T20, where they have reached semi-finals. India will meet England in the semi-finals in the early hours of Friday

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Sanju cards 67 to take early lead at IndianOil Servo Masters Golf

Digboi (Assam), Nov 21:  Kolkata’s Mohammad Sanju struck an exceptional five-under 67 to grab the first-round lead in the IndianOil Servo Masters Golf at the Digboi Golf Links here on Wednesday. The trio consisting of Gurugram-based Pranav Kaul, Sri Lankan Mithun Perera and Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma were tied for second at four-under-68. Sanju, currently placed 58th

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BCCI CEO Johri cleared in sexual harassment case, free to resume office

New Delhi, Nov 21: BCCI CEO Rahul Johri was Wednesday cleared of sexual harassment allegations by the Committee of Administrators’ three-member probe panel, which dismissed the charges levelled by at least two women as “mischievous and fabricated”. Johri was on forced leave for the past three weeks but can now resume office even though one member

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After Asiad low, Indian women’s boxing on a high at world c’ships

New Delhi, Nov 21: The number of medals assured is half of what they managed in their best ever performance but Indian women’s boxing regained some of the ground lost by a barren Asian Games campaign with four semifinalists in the world championships here. The celebrated M C Mary Kom (48kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Sonia Chahal

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For accusing judges of corruption, AIBA withdraws former world champ's accreditation
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For accusing judges of corruption, AIBA withdraws former world champ’s accreditation

New Delhi, Nov 20: Former gold-medallist Stanimira Petrova had her world championship accreditation revoked by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Tuesday after the world body ruled that her allegation of corruption by judges was not backed by evidence. The Bulgarian, a 54kg gold-medallist in the 2014 edition, accused the judges of corruption after losing her

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ICC rejects Pakistan’s compensation claim against India on bilateral cricket

Dubai, Nov 20: The International Cricket Council’s dispute panel Tuesday dismissed Pakistan’s compensation claim against India for allegedly failing to honour a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral series, handing the BCCI a massive win and ending the long-standing feud. “PCB case against BCCI dismissed by dispute panel,” the ICC posted on its official Twitter page.

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India will be among top medal winners at 2028 Olympics:Rathore
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India will be among top medal winners at 2028 Olympics:Rathore

Panaji (Goa), Nov 20: Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Tuesday said India will be amongst the top medal-winning nations in the 2028 Olympics. The minister also said that 2018 has turned out to be the best year for India in terms of sporting achievements. “I have tremendous hope and belief in the Indian youth and

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'Magnificent Mary' in semis, assured of 7th medal at World Championships
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‘Magnificent Mary’ in semis, assured of 7th medal at World Championships

New Delhi, Nov 20: The celebrated M C Mary Kom Tuesday assured herself a seventh medal at the Women’s World Boxing Championships by advancing to the semifinals here, making her the most successful pugilist in the event’s history. The 35-year-old mother-of-three defeated China’s Wu Yu 5-0 in the light flyweight (48kg) category quarterfinals to enter the

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