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Allardyce, Everton part ways

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:20

London, May 16 (IANS) English Premier League club Everton on Wednesday confirmed the departure of manager Sam Allardyce after less than a season at Goodison Park.

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Messi alarmed by possible Neymar move to Real Madrid

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 14:52

Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona superstar and Argentina captain Lionel Messi has said that seeing his former Barca teammate Neymar end up with arch-rivals Real Madrid will be a "hard blow."

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Panama trains for friendly against N. Ireland

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 13:10

Panama City, May 16 (IANS) The Panama national team has started training ahead of the May 29 friendly against Northern Ireland in preparation for next month's World Cup in Russia.

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IPL-2018: We lost because of our batting: Rahane

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:06

Kolkata, May 16, Blaming the batters for their six-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter, Rajasthan Royals skipper Ajinkya Rahane said he still believes his team can make the playoffs despite the odds.

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Sharapova kicks off Italian Open with victory over Barty

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 06:48

Rome, May 16, Three-time Italian Open champion Maria Sharapova of Russia on Tuesday battled past Australia's 16th-seeded Ashleigh Barty 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, in the first round of this year's tourney here.

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IPL: KKR edge closer to playoffs with easy win against Royals

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 00:12

Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) sharpened their chances of a playoff berth with a convincing six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals (RR) in a crucial Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.

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Pakistan beat Ireland by 5 wickets in historic Test

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:38

Malahide (Dublin) May 15 (IANS) Ireland started their Test journey with a five-wicket loss to Pakistan, who rode on sedate knocks from debutant Imam-ul-Haq and Babar Azam to eventually romp home without much hiccups on the final day of the historic Test here on Tuesday.

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River Plate beat San Lorenzo, finish 8th in Superliga

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:36

Buenos Aires (Argentina), May 15 (IANS) River Plate beat San Lorenzo 2-0 in the last round of Superliga Argentina, finishing a disappointing 8th in the standings, 13 points behind champions Boca Juniors.

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IPL: Kuldeep four-for helps KKR restrict Royals to 142

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 22:16

Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav scalped four wickets to help Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) recover from a Powerplay blitz by Rajasthan Royals (RR) openers and skittle them out for 142 in 19 overs in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.

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Vantika upsets two-time national champion Karthikeyan in chess meet

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 21:34

Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Teenaged Women International Master Vantika Agarwal of Delhi provided the biggest sensation of the ongoing Kolkata International Grandmaster Open Chess tournament when she defeated two-time national champion and Grandmaster Murali Karthikeyan of ONGC in the second round at the Newtown School here.

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