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West Indies opt to bowl against India in first ODI

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:22

Port of Spain, June 23 (IANS) The West Indies won the toss and elected to field against India in their first One-Day International (ODI) cricket match at the Queen's Park Oval here on Friday.

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Sania rues gender discrimination in sports

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 18:00

Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Decrying the widespread gender discrimination in society at large, Indian tennis star Sania Mirza rued the fact that the world of sports is also not immune from the malaise and she has to fight for equal prize money despite being a former World No.1 in women's doubles.

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Saina, Sindhu crash out of Australia Open quarters

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:58

Sydney, June 23 (IANS) India's campaign in the women's singles category at the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries ended after London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal went down to sixth-seeded Sun Yu of China in a quarter-finals match here on Friday.

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Saina crashes out of Australia Open quarters

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 17:08

Sydney, June 23 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal crashed out of the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries after going down to sixth-seeded Sun Yu of China in a women's singles quarter-final match here on Friday.

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Raval, de Grandhomme, Broom earn New Zealand contracts

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:44

Wellington, June 23 (IANS) Opening batsman Jeet Raval, all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme and batsman Neil Broom are the three new additions to New Zealand Crickets list of 21 contracted players for the 2017-18 season, the NZC announced here on Friday.

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Shuttler Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 14:08

Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Indian star P.V. Sindhu was knocked out of the $750,000 Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament following a tough quarter-final battle with World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei here on Friday.

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Shuttler Sindhu crashes out of Australian Open

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:38

Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Indian star P.V. Sindhu was knocked out of the Australian Open Super Series badminton tournament following a tough quarter-final battle with World No.1 Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei here on Friday.

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Ex-Barcelona President ordered to remain in custody

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 13:10

Madrid, June 23 (IANS) Spanish prosecutors have ordered the former President of Barcelona football club to remain in custody for money laundering as there is a risk he could abscond.

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Wolfsburg extend goalkeeper Casteels' contract

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:50

Berlin, June 23 (IANS) German football club Wolfsburg and goalkeeper Koen Casteels have agreed on a contract extension, the "Wolves" confirmed in an official statement.

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Goalkeeper Adler joins Mainz from Hamburg

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:48

Berlin, June 23 (IANS) German goalkeeper Rene Adler agreed on a transfer from Hamburg to Mainz, both Bundesliga football clubs announced.

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Srikanth beats Praneeth to reach Australian Open semis

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:46

Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Continuing his fine run, recently-crowned Indonesia Open champion Kidambi Srikanth on Friday defeated fellow Indian shuttler B.Sai Praneeth in a men's singles quarter-final match of the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries here.

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