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Russia to pay IOC $15 mn: Deputy PM

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:44

Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) will pay a recently requested sum of $15 million to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) only based on a mutually agreed accord with the worlds governing Olympic body, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Thursday.

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AIFF referees head hits back at Sheringham's jibe

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:18

Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) director of referees Goutam Kar on Thursday put it across ATK boss Teddy Sheringham by saying it is the coach's responsibility to educate players so that they don't "tackle with malice" on the football pitch.

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Bach regards ban on Russia as just reflecting reality

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:18

Lausanne, Dec 7 (IANS) For International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, the decision to ban Russian participation in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang was not a compromise.

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Klinsmann's son ready to play his first professional game

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:18

Berlin, Dec 7 (IANS) Former German star forward Jurgen Klinsmann's 20-year-old son, Jonathan Klinsmann, will play for Hertha Berlin in their final Europa League match in Group J as his first professional football game.

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Khanna withdraws from IOA polls

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 20:18

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Former All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief Anil Khanna has decided to withdraw from the election for the post of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president in order to preserve the unity of the "IOA family".

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Ranji Trophy: Vinay's hat-trick floors Mumbai on Day 1

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:22

Nagpur, Dec 7 (IANS) Vinay Kumar's 6/34, including a hat-trick, helped Karnataka to bundle out Mumbai for 173 and their batsmen then scored 115/1, trailing by 58 runs, on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final here on Thursday.

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Mumbai Indians part ways with Rhodes for IPL-2018

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 19:12

Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians on Thursday roped in New Zealand's James Pamment as fielding coach replacing South African legend Jonty Rhodes.

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T20 Mumbai League from January 4

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:50

Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) on Wednesday launched its first ever T20 Mumbai League, to be held from January 4 to 9 in Mumbai.

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'EPL has set an example for La Liga' (IANS interview)

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:56

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) La Liga India country manager José Cachaza said the English Premier League (EPL) has set an example for the Spanish league with the huge fan base that has been successfully created in the country.

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Kohli inches closer to Ponting's record in ICC rankings

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 16:56

Dubai, Dec 7 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli's prolific run with the willow has helped him jump three spots to the second position in the latest ICC Test Rankings released on Thursday and inch closer to match Australian legend Ricky Ponting's record of holding the top spot across all the three formats at the same time.

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