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'Russia's readiness for 2018 World Cup at adequate level'

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 14:26

Kazan (Russia), Oct 21 (IANS) The majority of Russian football arenas selected to host matches of the 2018 World Cup matches have an adequate level of preparedness and raise no concerns, Alexei Sorokin, director general of Russia-2018 Local OrganiSing Committee (LOC), has said.

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India-Australia four Test home series to begin on February 23

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:52

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India confirmed the dates for a four-match home Test series against Australia, which will begin on February 23 next year, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Friday.

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Ex-Brazil midfielder Doriva quits as Santa Cruz coach

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:44

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Middlesbrough and Brazil international midfielder Doriva has quit as coach of Santa Cruz, just 10 weeks after taking charge of the Brazilian Serie A club.

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Court lifts suspension on Rio derby result

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:26

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 21 (IANS) A Brazilian sports tribunal has reversed a decision to suspend the result of Flamengo's 2-1 victory over local rivals Flamengo last week in a football match.

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BCCI to include DRS on trial basis for England Tests

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 13:18

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will deploy the controversial Decision Review System in the forthcoming Test series between India and England on a trial basis to evaluate the improvements made to it over a period of time.

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India-Australia four Test series to begin on February 23

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 12:40

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India will play a four-match home Test series against Australia beginning on February 23 next year, a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) statement said on Friday.

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Despite Kohli's failure, fans happy to witness even contest

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 22:58

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Known for their loud cheers and Bhangra whenever the Indian team plays at the Ferozshah Kotla stadium, the Delhi crowd went into a hush when home boy Virat Kohli was unexpectedly dismissed for a rare single-digit score but expressed delight that the second ODI between India and New Zealand turned out to be nailbiting.

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Losing wickets at regular intervals cost 2nd ODI: Dhoni

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 22:58

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the host's poor batting for the narrow six-run loss to New Zealand in the second One-Day International (ODI) here on Thursday.

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New Zealand edge past India by six runs in second ODI

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 22:54

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) New Zealand bounced back in style to beat India by six runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) and level the five-match series 1-1 at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday.

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India vs New Zealand: Second ODI, Scoreboard

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 21:46

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the second One-Day International (ODI) between India and New Zealand at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday:

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New Zealand beat India by six runs in second ODI

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 21:42

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) New Zealand defeated India by six runs in a closely-fought second One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Thursday -- the Kiwis' first win on the current tour of the country.

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Other countries have improved a lot: Indian kabaddi coach

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 21:06

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) His team may have dominated most of their matches, but Indian team head coach Balwan Singh is impressed with the way some of the other nations have played at the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup.

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India hammer Japan 10-2 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 21:04

Kuantan (Mayasia), Oct 20 (IANS) Rupinder Pal Singh scored six goals as India began their fourth men's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament with a booming 10-2 win over Japan here on Thursday.

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