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Chess: Eight share lead in Kolkata Open

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:20

Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Eight players shot into the lead with a full score at the end of what turned out to be a stable day for most of the high ranked players in the ongoing 3rd Kolkata Open Chess Tournament here on Wednesday.

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Mexico is ready to compete for World Cup, says Ramirez

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 20:48

Guadalajara (Mexico), May 16 (IANS) Mexico has high-quality players with experience in international competition, putting the national team in a position to win the World Cup, said Jesus Ramirez, who coached the Mexican under-17 team to a world title in 2005.

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Suwon beat Ulsan to reach ACL quarters

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 20:48

Suwon (South Korea), May 16 (IANS) Suwon Samsung Bluewings advanced to the quarter-finals of the Asian Football Confederation Champions League (ACL) after they overturned a first-leg deficit against fellow South Koreans Ulsan Hyundai FC on Wednesday.

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IPL: Punjab opt to field vs Mumbai

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 19:42

Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin won the toss and opted to field against Mumbai Indians in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Wednesday.

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Yamaha's Rossi says ready for French MotoGP

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:56

Rome, May 16 (IANS) Yamaha's Italian rider Valentino Rossi said he is looking to race at the top of his game during the upcoming French MotoGP, in a statement released by the team on Wednesday.

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Ireland's Kevin O'Brien enters ICC Test rankings

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:28

Dubai, May 16 (IANS) Kevin OBrien made the second best start in terms of rating points for batsmen from sides playing their first Test and the best by a batsman from a debutant side since the first ever Test 141 years ago, after his remarkable performance against Pakistan at Malahide in Dublin helped Ireland put up a resilient display.

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Halep beats Osaka, advances to Italian Open 3rd round

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:44

Rome, May 16 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep on Wednesday defeated Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the third round of the Italian Open, an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 clay-court tournament.

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Want to win titles at Chelsea, says Hazard

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:20

London, May 16 (IANS) Star forward Eden Hazard has indicated that he will stay on at Chelsea only if the former English Premier League (EPL) champions build a squad strong enough to challenge for titles next season.

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Indian women's hockey team beats China

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 16:26

Donghae City (South Korea), May 16 (IANS) Defending Champions India continued their winning performance as they beat World No.8 China 3-1 in their second round-robin match at the fifth Women's Asian Champions Trophy at the Sunrise Stadium here on Wednesday.

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