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  2. Sports

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Ostrava Open: Swiatek advances to quarters after Tomljanovic retires

7 hours ago
Ostrava (Czech Republic), Oct 5 (IANS) No 1 seed Iga Swiatek on Wednesday became the first player to reach the Ostrava Open 2022 quarterfinals after qualifier Ajla Tomljanovic....

Legends League Cricket: India Capitals champions after Taylor, Johnson fireworks

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Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) India Capitals were crowned the champions of the Legends League Cricket (LLC), which was being held in India for the first time.

'Want to be fit and in positive frame of mind', Dhawan eyes 2023 ODI World Cup

7 hours ago
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) Veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan has set his eyes on 2023 ODI World Cup, saying that he wants to keep himself fit and be in a positive frame for the mega ev....

Big problem for Barcelona after Inter Milan defeat

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Madrid, Oct (IANS) Besides an uphill struggle to book their place in the knockout stage of the Champions League, FC Barcelona's 1-0 defeat to Inter Milan on Tuesday has left c....

Karnataka teenager Hashika claims fourth gold in swimming

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Rajkot, Oct (IANS) Hashika Ramachandra anchored the Karnataka 4x200m Freestyle Relay team to victory to climb the podium at the Sardar Patel Aquatics Complex here for the four....

1st T20I: Bowlers, Finch, Wade guide Australia to 3-wicket win over West Indies

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Carrara Oval (Queensland), Oct 5 (IANS) A collective brilliant effort from pace quartet of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Cameron Green followed by the crucia....

Shotgun Shooting World C'ship: Bhavtegh, Rituraj, Abhay win junior skeet men's team bronze

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New Delhi, Oct (IANS) India won yet another bronze at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Championship Shotgun in Osijek, Croatia, when the troika of Bhav....

PGTI Players Championship: Jamal Hossain maintains top spot after second round

9 hours ago
Panchkula, Oct 5 (IANS) Bangladesh golfer Jamal Hossain continued his dominance to maintain the lead after the second round at the PGTI Players Championship here on Wednesday.

Japan Open: Fritz advances to second round with win over Duckworth

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Tokyo, Oct 5 (IANS) American tennis player Taylor Fritz advanced to the second round of Japan Open Tennis Championships with a 6-2, 6-7(2), 6-1 victory over Australia's James ....

National Games: Boxers Lovlina, Jaismine, Hussamuddin off to winning starts

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Gandhinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain, Commonwealth Games bronze medallists Jaismine Lamboria and Mohammed Hussamuddin registered convinc....

Astana Open: Djokovic races past Garin, to face Van de Zandschulp in second round

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Astana (Kazakhstan), Oct 5 (IANS) World No 7 Novak Djokovic breezed past Cristian Garin 6-1, 6-1 in just 62 minutes in the opening round of Astana Open, here on Wednesday.

Sai Praneeth to clash with Mithun in National Games badminton final

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Surat, Oct 5 (IANS) Former national champion B Sai Praneeth of Telangana will face Karnataka's Mithun Manjunath in the Men's Singles badminton final of the 36th National Games....

Indian Super League to kick off on Oct 7 with more excitement than ever

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Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) is set to return on October 7 and is poised to be bigger and more exciting than ever. The season will welcome back its ....

Japan Open: Shapovalov serves past Johnson in Round of 32 clash

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Tokyo, Oct 5 (IANS) Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov produced a near-perfect serving performance to register a win against America's Steve Johnson in a Round of 32 clas....

Hrutika Shriram wins second gold in diving, Zeel Desai adds another gold to Gujarat's tally

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Rajkot, Oct 5 (IANS) Hrutika Shriram (Maharashtra) stayed on course to repeat a golden hat-trick in the National Games Diving competition by winning the Women's 10m Platform e....

South Africa's Lara Goodall excited about Women's T20 World Cup happening on home soil

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Cape Town, Oct 5 (IANS) South Africa women's top-order batter Lara Goodall eagerly excited for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of representing her country in the 2023 ICC W....

Young champions at US Kids Golf India back in search of more laurels and a path to World Championships

14 hours ago
Gurugram, Oct 5 (IANS) A host of young champions are among the 74 golfers, who will set off in quest of a berth in the World Championships and other internationals as they tee....

Practice sessions with Telugu Titans helped me during National Games: Kabaddi player Abhishek Singh

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Ahmedabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Abhishek Singh, who has played 58 matches in the vivo Pro Kabaddi League, pulled off several excellent raids to help Uttar Pradesh emerge as champions ....

India captain Harmanpreet Kaur, vice-captain Smriti Mandhana earn ICC Women's Player of the Month nominations

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Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) India captain Harmanpreet Kaur and vice-captain Smriti Mandhana on Wednesday earned nominations for ICC Women's Player of the Month award for September 202....

India all-rounder Axar Patel among three nominees for ICC Men's Player of the Month

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Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) India's left-arm spin all-rounder Axar Patel on Wednesday was named as one of the three nominees for ICC Men's Player of the Month award, following a serie....

Stokes to get No.4 batting position in T20 World Cup, says coach Mott

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London, Oct 5 (IANS) With England white-ball captain Jos Buttler keen to have Ben Stokes as a permanent member of the 'top four', the 31-year-old all-rounder will bat at No.4 ....

Is Brittney Griner Still in Jail: Check is Brittney Griner Still in Jail in Russian

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Is Brittney Griner still in jail: Brittany Griner is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association(W....

IPL auction was not even on my mind; was trying to get a run after successive ducks: Rossouw

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Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) Coming into the inconsequential third T20I at Indore, a lot was riding on Rilee Rossouw. The stylish batter had made a successful international comeback a....

Suryakumar closes gap on No.1 T20I batter Md Rizwan with another productive series

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Dubai, Oct 5 (IANS) Dynamic India batter Suryakumar Yadav, following another productive T20I series against South Africa, has edged even closer to Pakistan opener Mohammad Riz....

Sreejesh, Savita voted FIH Goalkeepers of the Year

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New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India's men's and women's hockey goalkeepers PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia have been voted the FIH Goalkeepers of the Year 2021/22 in their respective c....

IBA allows Ukrainian boxers to compete under their flag

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Lausanne, Oct 5 (IANS) The International Boxing Association (IBA) has allowed Ukrainian pugilists to compete under their flag in the upcoming competitions.

Idea behind going early to Australia is to adjust to pace and bounce: Dravid

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Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) With a second-string India squad led by Shikhar Dhawan to take on South Africa in the upcoming three-match ODI series at home, it means that all the main ....

Dravid backs Harshal Patel, says he won't single out the pacer individually

18 hours ago
Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) While India's batting department has developed nicely with the new attacking approach in T20Is against Australia and South Africa, bowling in the death ov....

100 days to Hockey World Cup: Captain Manpreet says this is the most exciting phase

18 hours ago
Bengaluru, Oct 5 (IANS) With exactly 100 days to go for the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela, India captain Manpreet Singh has said this is the most exciting p....

Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma hint at Shami becoming Bumrah's replacement for T20 World Cup

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Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) India have time till October 15 to name a replacement for injured pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah in their squad for the T20 World Cup starting in Australia....

Jonny Bairstow is England's player of the year

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London, Oct 5 (IANS) Charismatic England middle-order batter Jonny Bairstow, who suffered a freak leg injury on the golf course and has been ruled out for the rest of the year....

We wanted to go early to Australia, play on some bouncy pitches in Perth: Rohit Sharma

21 hours ago
Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) Skipper Rohit Sharma has indicated India could be at a disadvantage going into the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia from October 16, saying, had the team re....

Shooting sport returns in 2026 Commonwealth Games as wrestling misses out; women's cricket stays

21 hours ago
Victoria (Australia), Oct 5 (IANS) Shooting and para-shooting will make a return to the Commonwealth Games when the event is held in Victoria in 2026, even as wrestling -- ano....

Will miss Bumrah in T20 WC, but it's an opportunity for someone else to stand up: Dravid

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Indore, Oct 5 (IANS) India head coach Rahul Dravid on Tuesday said that team will definitely miss the services of Jasprit Bumrah in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 but added t....

3rd T20I: Rossouw's ton leads South Africa to 49 run-win, India take series 2-1(Ld)

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Indore, Oct 4 (IANS) A scintillating maiden T20I century from Rilee Rossouw led South Africa to a convincing 49 run win over India in the third and final T20I and helped them ....

3rd T20I: South Africa thrash India by 49 runs

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Indore, Oct 4 (IANS) South Africa produced a dominating performance to thrash India by 49 runs in the third and final T20I of the three match series at the Holkar Cricket Stad....

Champions League: Several Challenges ahead for struggling Dortmund

1 day ago
Berlin (Germany), Oct 4 (IANS) Good news currently seems a rare commodity when it comes to the German football club Borussia Dortmund.

Christie's Golf take lead at DGC league

1 day ago
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A well-balanced Christie's Golf team played quality and strategic golf to win 5 of their 7 matches against team 'B I Luxury' on Day-4 of the 'Lloyd Del....

ATP Japan Open: India's Ramkumar loses to Noguchi in first round

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Tokyo, Oct 4 (IANS) India's Ramkumar Ramanathan, who came through the qualifying rounds, stumbled at the first hurdle in the main draw, losing to Japan's Rio Noguchi in a hard....

Astana Open: Medvedev defeats Ramos-Vinolas in first round

1 day ago
Astana (Kazakhstan), Oct 4 (IANS) Daniil Medvedev registered a 6-3, 6-1 win against Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the first round of the Astana Open here on Tuesday.