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Congratulations pour in for shuttler Srikanth

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 19:40

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the well-wishers, congratulations poured in for star shuttler Kidambi Srikanth on his title triumph at the Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament on Sunday.

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Captain can run cricket team properly: Ian Chappell

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 19:08

Adelaide, June 25 (IANS) Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell on Sunday said a captain is best advised by senior teammates on the field and assisted by managers off it, hinting at Virat Kohli's spat with coach Anil Kumble, which led to the latter tendering his resignation.

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Brazilian Fabinho wants to work with Mourinho

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:58

London, June 25 (IANS) Brazilian defensive midfielder Fabio is reportedly tempted to work under English Premier League club Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho.

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India settle for sixth place in HWL Semis

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:52

London, June 25 (IANS) India had to settle for the sixth place after going down to Canada 2-3 in a fifth-sixth place match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here on Sunday.

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Federer wins Halle Open tennis title

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:48

Halle (Germany), June 25 (IANS) Swiss tennis player Roger Federer claimed his ninth title at the Halle Open after beating German Alexander Zverev, World No.12, in Sunday's final.

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Kohli should be boss of India team: Thakur (IANS Interview)

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:12

Hamirpur (Himachal Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) Asserting that the captain's role is more important than that of the coach, former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCC) President Anurag Thakur has called for skipper Virat Kohli being allowed full control over the Indian team.

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Yuvraj, Dhoni mentoring Indian team, says batting coach Bangar

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 18:00

Port of Spain, June 25 (IANS) Indian batting coach Sanjay Bangar on Sunday revealed that experienced batsmen Yuvraj Singh and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni are mentoring the side after coach Anil Kumble stepped down from his post just before the West Indies tour.

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India settle for sixth place in HWL Semis

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:54

London, June 25 (IANS) India had to settle for the sixth place after going down to Canada 2-3 in a fifth-sixth place match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final here on Sunday.

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Vidal wants Chile teammate Sanchez to join Bayern

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:22

Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is hoping his teammate Alexis Sanchez joins his club Bayern Munich adding the Arsenal forward is a "a spectacular player".

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Tendulkar congratulates shuttler Srikanth

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 17:20

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday congratulated Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for his Australian Open Superseries men's title victory.

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Real do not want Ronaldo to leave: Salgado

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:12

Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Despite doubts about Cristiano Ronaldo's stay at Real Madrid, former club defender Miguel Salgado has said he believes the reigning Spanish football league champions will hold on to their star forward.

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Rudisha, Kemboi to spearhead Kenyan challenge in London

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:10

Nairobi, June 25 (IANS) Middle-distance runner David Rudisha and 2015 World Champion Ezekiel Kemboi missed out on the Kenya trials but were selected to represent the country at this year's event in London from August 4 to 13.

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