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India off to steady start after Jadeja show (Roundup)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 17:30

Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) India lost the wicket of opener Lokesh Rahul to finish the second day's play at 120/1 in their response to Australia's first innings total of 451 in the third cricket Test here on Friday.

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Steady India end second day at 120/1 vs Australia

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:40

Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) India lost the wicket of opener Lokesh Rahul (67) to finish the second day's play at 120/1 in their response to Australia's first innings total of 451 in the third cricket Test here on Friday.

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Quinton de Kock, Bavuma put Proteas 81 runs ahead of Kiwis

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 16:10

Wellington, March 17 (IANS) South Africa rode on half centuries by Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma to gain a vital 81-run lead in their first innings as the visitors ended the second day of the second cricket Test at 349/9 in response to New Zealand's 268 at the Basin Reserve here on Friday.

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Dhoni, cricketers evacuated after fire at hotel (Roundup)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:44

New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A fire broke out in a Delhi hotel on Friday, leading to the evacuation of former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and players from Jharkhand, Bengal and Tamil Nadu. No one was hurt.

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India off to steady start after Jadeja show (Tea Lead)

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:44

Ranchi, March 17 (IANS) India posted 20 for no loss in their first innings at tea on the second day of their third cricket Test against Australia at the JSCA International Stadium here on Friday.

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Uncapped Urretaviscaya named in Uruguay football squad

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:38

Montevideo, March 17 (IANS) Uruguay football team's coach Oscar Tabarez has named uncapped winger Jonathan Urretaviscaya in his squad for this month's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Peru.

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Stadium in Fukushima to be used as venue for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:32

Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Representatives from the organisers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics said here on Friday that the Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium in Fukushima Prefecture would be used as an additional venue for baseball and softball events during the 2020 Games.

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Schalke beat Monchengladbach in Europa League

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:32

Monchengladbach, March 17 (IANS) Schalke beat Borussia Monchengladbach 2-2 (3-3 on aggregate) on away goals in the pre-quarterfinal tie of the Europa League football championship here.

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US Gymnastics chief resigns amid sexual abuse scandal

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 14:24

Washington, March 17 (IANS) The President and CEO of the US Gymnastics, Steve Penny, has quit following intensified pressure on the organisation over its handling of allegations of sexual abuse over the years.

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