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WSB: Indian Tigers set for tough home ties (Preview)

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:14

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Indias boxing fans are in for a rich treat of professional boxing, with the country all set to host two back to back matches in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) during this weekend.

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Rishad, Stephen shine at racing tourney

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:08

Aamby Valley (Maharashtra), April 20 (IANS) Rishad Dadachanji and Stephen Pachigalla drove the fastest cars of their respective sections to top proceedings in the four wheeler section in the sixth edition of The Valley Run, held at the picturesque Aamby Valley air strip here.

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Cricketing greats to mentor Pro Star League's camp

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:50

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Pro Star League, an under-16 cricket tournament which aims to identify and nurture talent at the grassroots, will begin the hunt for the best upcoming cricketers in India through a national-level mentorship camp, starting April 21.

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Nadal eases into Monte Carlo Masters semis

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:48

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 20 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal on Friday advanced to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters after he dominated Austria's Dominic Thiem in a 6-0, 6-2 victory.

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IPL: Rajasthan put Chennai in to bat in Pune

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:46

Pune, April 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper Ajinkya Rahane won the toss and opted to field against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the 17th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Friday.

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Haryana to hire foreign coaches for sportspersons

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:44

Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Buoyant over the number of medals won by sportspersons from Haryana in the Commonwealth Games, the Haryana government has decided to hire foreign trainers to impart training to sportspersons in the state ahead of Olympics.

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RCB banking on 4 straight home games to revive IPL campaign: Woakes

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:44

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) all-rounder Chris Woakes believes that they will use the four consecutive home games in Bengaluru as "a springboard" to turn things around after managing only one win in four games in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Bengaluru thrash East Bengal in Super Cup final

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:52

Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday.

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IPL: Streak hints at KKR's plans to get Gayle out early

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:32

Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After Chris Gayle blasted a 63-ball 104 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) bowling coach Heath Streak on Friday hinted that they will look to get the dynamic West Indies batter back in the hut early when they take on Kings XI Punjab here.

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Bengaluru rout East Bengal in Super Cup final

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:08

Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Skipper Sunil Chhetri led from the front with a brace as Bengaluru FC thrashed 10-man East Bengal 4-1 to win the inaugural Super Cup football tournament here on Friday.

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Barcelona favourites against Sevilla in King's Cup final (Preview)

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:40

Madrid, April 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona will look for their fourth successive win in the Spanish King's Cup and to take the first step towards a domestic football league and Cup double when they face Sevilla at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium here on Saturday night.

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Brazil coach on scouting trip to Europe, Asia for 2018 WC

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:56

Sao Paulo, April 20 (IANS) Brazilian football team coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as 'Tite', together with his assistants, will travel to Europe and Asia during the next two weeks to study closely the players with options to complete the squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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EPL: Chelsea beat Burnley to keep alive top four hopes

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:52

London, April 20 (IANS) Chelsea kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the next football season's UEFA Champions League after beating hosts Burnley 2-1 in an English Premier League (EPL) match.

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Coach Wenger to leave Arsenal at season-end after 22 years

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:18

London, April 20 (IANS) Arsenal's head coach Arsene Wenger announced on Friday that he is to leave at the end of the current football season, marking an end of an era at the north London club where the Frenchman has been in charge for 22 years.

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