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Mairaj takes silver at shooting World Cup

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 12:42

Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS) India's Mairaj Ahmad Khan bagged the silver medal in the men's Skeet event at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun), which concluded at the Olympic Shooting Centre in the Deodoro Park area here.

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Du Li wins first gold at Olympic shooting test

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:44

Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) China pocketed the first gold medal of the ISSF World Cup and Rio Olympic shooting test event here, as Du Li claimed the victory in the final of women's 10 metres air rifle.

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Fu crushes Ebdon, Bingham shocked by Carter at snooker worlds

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:44

London, April 17 (IANS) Marco Fu breezed past former winner Peter Ebdon 10-2 while two-time runner-up Ali Carter shocked defending champion Stuart Bingham in the first round of the snooker world championship in Sheffield.

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Tweaks needed for West Indies eligibility rule, says Ambrose

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:40

St. John's (Antigua), April 17 (IANS) Legendary former pacer Curtly Ambrose has said tweaks need to be made to the controversial eligibility rule in order to have the best players available for the West Indies duty.

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Antigua upping preparations for India Test series

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:34

St. John's (Antigua), April 17 (IANS) Antigua has began preparing to host a Test match during the upcoming India series in anticipation of getting official word from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

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Zanetti finds groove in Rio 2016 test event

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 14:32

Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) London 2012 Olympic gold medallist Arthur Zanetti showed he will again be favourites on the gymnastic rings at the Rio Games with an impressive performance on the first day of the sport's official Olympic test event.

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