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Golfer Rohana takes charge in 3rd round of TATA Open

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 19:26

Jamshedpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan Anura Rohana followed up his stunning second-round 10-under 61 with a top-class five-under-66 in round three of the 16th TATA Open 2017 to storm into a three-shot lead on an extremely windy day at the Golmuri Golf Course here on Saturday.

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Ramkumar wins invitational tennis meet

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 19:24

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched the 2nd edition of the Premjit Lall Invitational tennis meet on Saturday.

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No problem if Griezmann leaves: Simeone

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 18:00

Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone says he has no problem if star forward Antoine Griezmann leaves the club at any point of time.

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Volgograd hotel jacks prices 20 times for World Cup

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 18:00

Volgograd, Dec 16 (IANS) Russias consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor has initiated an administrative case in regard to a hotel in Volgograd for inflating prices by over 20 times for the period of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Yevgeny Reznikov, a deputy head of the agencys regional branch, said.

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Bravo doubtful of return to Windies team

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 18:00

Sharjah, Dec 16 (IANS) West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has expressed doubts on his possible return to national colours in any format.

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Ranji Trophy: Karnataka favourites against Vidarbha (Preview)

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:38

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Eight-time champions Karnataka will be hot favourites against Vidarbha who are still not sure of the services of India speedster Umesh Yadav when the two sides clash in the semifinal of the Ranji Trophy at the Eden Gardens on Sunday.

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Virat, Anushka will have to face media at some point: Sania

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:26

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Seven years ago, the wedding between Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza and Pakistan cricket skipper Shoaib Malik was the cynosure of all eyes. Now, India cricket captain Virat Kohli tying the knot with celebrated actress Anushka Sharma is the hotcake.

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Smith's double ton puts Oz on top in 3rd Ashes Test

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:24

Perth, Dec 16 (IANS) Riding on skipper Steven Smith's second Test double-century and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh's maiden ton, Australia tightened their grip over England in the third Ashes Test reaching 549/4 at stumps on Day 3 at the WACA ground here on Saturday.

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Japan-India Sports Exchange programme conducted

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:22

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore attended the Japan-India Sports Exchange event at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here on Saturday, with promotion of judo in India being a key feature.

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Shami, Saha boost Bengal in Ranji semis vs Delhi (Preview)

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:08

Pune, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as both Bengal and Delhi fancy their chances of featuring in their maiden Ranji Trophy final since 2010, the inclusion of pacer Mohammed Shami and stumper Wriddhiman Saha bolsters the eastern powerhouse ahead of the semi-final at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

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Man Utd still in title race: Matic

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 17:08

Manchester, Dec 16 (IANS) Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic said on Saturday that Manchester United are not out of the race for the English Premier League (EPL) title but they have to win every match to remain in contention.

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Knee injury forces Sania to miss Australian Open

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 16:38

Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Indian tennis star Sania Mirza said on Saturday that she will not be taking part in the Australian Open early next year due to a right knee injury.

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Sevilla stymied 0-0 by Levante

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 14:36

Seville (Spain), Dec 16 (IANS) Sevilla, still smarting from last weekend's rout at the hands of Real Madrid, managed only a 0-0 draw here against 15th-place Levante at the La Liga season.

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Third ODI: Rohit eyes first series win as captain

Sat, 12/16/2017 - 14:24

Visakhapatnam, Dec 16 Rohit Sharma will aim to maintain his superb batting form and win his first series as captain when India take on Sri Lanka in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.

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