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PKL: Under-pressure UP Yoddha eyeing first win in home leg

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:18

Lucknow, Aug 21, On the backfoot after three consecutive defeats in the home leg, hosts UP Yoddha will aim for a turnaround in their fortunes when they face a formidable Bengal Warriors in a Zone B clash of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5 here on Tuesday.

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Neymar rejuvenates Paris Saint Germain

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:18

Paris, Aug 21 (IANS) Neymar seemed to be everywhere as he rejuvenated French football club Paris Saint Germain in its come-from-behind 6-2 victory over Toulouse, his second match for the squad, this time at the Parc des Princes here.

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Australia winner of 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:18

Beirut, Aug 21 (IANS) Australia was crowned the FIBA Asia Cup 2017 basketball champions following a 79-56 victory over Iran in the final, while South Korea clinched the third place with a win over New Zealand 80-71.

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Round-the-world yacht race starts in Liverpool

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:10

Liverpool, Aug 21 (IANS) Tens of thousands of people lined the waterfront in the seaport city of Liverpool to watch the start of one of the greatest sea adventures.

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Monchengladbach win, Frankfurt held in German Bundesliga

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:08

Monchengladbach, Aug 21 (IANS) German football club Monchengladbach secured a narrow 1-0 win over Cologne in the 87th Rhine derby, while Frankfurt shared the spoils following a goalless draw with Freiburg at the closer of the Bundesliga's first round.

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Real Madrid, Barca kick-off with wins as Camp Nou sees emotional night

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:52

Madrid, Aug 21 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their opening games of the La Liga football season on what was an especially emotional night in Barcelona's Camp Nou Stadium in the wake of Thursday's terrorist attacks which left 13 dead in the city and another in the nearby town of Cambrils.

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Panthers sneak past Yoddhas in PKL Season 5

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 23:26

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) UP Yoddha succumbed to their third straight loss on home ground, going down narrowly 22-24 to Jaipur Pink Panthers in an inter zone challenge of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.

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Pune hand Patna first loss of PKL Season 5

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 21:54

Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) Two time champions Patna Pirates succumbed to their first defeat of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 losing 42-47 to Puneri Paltan in an inter-zone challenge tie at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium here on Sunday.

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Dhawan credits mental preparation for his wondrous form

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 21:20

Dambulla (Sri Lanka), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan credited his mental preparation for his wondrous form which helped the visitors rout Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the first One Day International match here on Sunday.

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India vs Sri Lanka: 1st ODI scoreboard

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 21:16

Dambulla, Aug 20 (IANS) Following is the scorecard of the first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match between India and Sri Lanka played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday.

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