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BAI announces cash reward for Srikanth

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:36

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakh for Kidambi Srikanth after he won the Australian Open Superseries title in Sydney on Sunday.

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Shuttler Srikanth clinches Australian Open title

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 15:30

Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stayed committed in his dominating run to clinch the Australian Open Super Series men's singles final here on Sunday.

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Brazilian Paulinho reveals Barcelona talks

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 14:42

Rio De Janeiro, June 25 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Paulinho has revealed he could join Barcelona this summer from Guangzhou Evergrande.

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Kidambi Srikanth wins Australian Open Super Series

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 12:04

Sydney, June 25 (IANS) Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth stayed committed in his dominating run to clinch the Australian Open Super Series men's singles final here on Sunday.

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Lopez, Cilic to square off in Queen's Club final

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 07:58

London, June 25 (IANS) Spain's Feliciano Lopez overcame sixth-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the final of Queen's Club, a tune-up event for Wimbledon.

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Portugal, Mexico reach Confed Cup semifinals

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 03:46

Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Euro 2016 winner Portugal and reigning CONCACAF Gold Cup champion Mexico qualified for the Confederations Cup semifinals with victories over New Zealand and host Russia, respectively.

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Paes-Shamsdin clinch Ilkey Challenger title

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:16

Ilkley (UK), June 24 (IANS) Veteran tennis star Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Adil Shamsdin clinched the men's doubles title at the Aegon IIkley Challenger Trophy here on Saturday.

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Indian shooter creates record at junior world meet

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:08

Suhl (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Fifteen-year-old Anish won gold in the men's 25m Standard Pistol as India clinched two medals on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Junior World Championship (Rifle/Pistol) here on Saturday.

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Zarco secures pole position in Dutch TT qualifying race

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 21:06

Assen (Netherlands), June 24 (IANS) French Monster Yamaha rider Johann Zarco secured pole position for the first time in his career with a stunning performance in the second round of qualifying for the Dutch TT (Tourist Trophy) here on Saturday.

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Ford steps down as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:42

Colombo, June 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford has stepped down from his position, the country's cricket board confirmed here on Thursday.

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Federer beats Khachanov, reaches Halle Open final

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:32

Halle (Germany), June 24 (IANS) Swiss tennis player and first seed Roger Federer on Saturday defeated Russian Karen Khachanov, advancing to the final round of the Halle grass court tournament here.

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Golfer Uthaipas takes lead at Taifong Open

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 20:08

Changhwa (Taiwan), June 24 (IANS) Pannakorn Uthaipas of Thailand continued his red-hot form by carding a second straight five-under-par 67 to stay ahead of the chasing pack following the penultimate round of the US$160,000 Taifong Open here on Saturday.

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India thrash Pakistan in HWL classification tie

Sat, 06/24/2017 - 19:22

London, June 24 (IANS) India put up a quality display to thrash arch-rivals Pakistan 6-1 in a fifth-eighth classification match of the Hockey World League Semi-Final here on Saturday.

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