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July 23, 2017 10:09 am

Indian Super League (ISL) Player Draft 2017 Live: Stay tuned for live scores and updates as ISL teams go after their prized possessions ahead of the 2017-18 season. The Draft will be conducted in Mumbai.

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July 23, 2017 10:02 am

A month since a short meeting prior to leaving for England, the women in blue are now just a stride short of completing the walk that would justify their pre-tournament talk. Now, India take on England in the final of the extravaganza at Lord's.

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July 23, 2017 9:48 am

The ISL’s third domestic player draft will see 10 franchises, including newcomers Bangalore FC and Jamshedpur FC, selecting players to fill their rosters. The Indian Express classifies the options the teams have.

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July 23, 2017 2:05 am

Being a World Junior champion, Chopra, still only 19, is one of the stars of the men's javelin throw. What makes watching him appealing is his ability to progressively improve during the six attempts.

July 23, 2017 1:58 am

After false throws at the Paralympics, discus thrower wins bronze at World Championship.

ICC Women's World Cup, Harmanpreet Kaur, Mithali Raj, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 1:41 am

With proven six-getters like Harmanpreet and Veda in their ranks, India would fancy winning their maiden World Cup

July 23, 2017 1:31 am

This Sunday evening, Mithali Raj could be first Indian captain to win the women's World Cup. It could be a fitting culmination of a journey that is remarkable at multiple levels. She had opened up to The Sunday Express in a freewheeling chat before she embarked on her World Cup quest.

July 23, 2017 1:19 am

Rangana Herath is the antithesis of the great Muralitharan. Murali was in your face, his hypnotic art screamed out from his rubbery wrist to bulging eyes. The avuncular Herath’s art is subtler; he worms his way through surprised batsmen. It’s no secret that only Herath stands between India and a facile series win. The Indian Express explores his art, and finds out what makes him tick.

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July 23, 2017 1:17 am

Diego Maradona in his second trip to the football-crazy city was to lock horns against former India captain Sourav Ganguly on September 19 as the exhibition match, titled 'Match for Unity' will now be held on the Gandhi Jayanti on October 2.

Li Zheng, China, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 1:07 am

Banishing the memory of his Rio disappointment, the British diver captured his first individual medal at the world championships since 2009 with a thrilling victory over reigning Olympic champion Chen Aisen on Saturday.

FIFPro, NISO, sports news, football, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 1:01 am

The issue of mental health in soccer was thrown back into the spotlight this week as figures released in Norway showed that four in 10 of the nation's elite soccer players have suffered from anxiety and depression.

July 23, 2017 12:52 am

New ISL franchise Jamshedpur FC will exercise their rights for the first pick in the Indian player draft. Delhi Dynamos, who have not retained any player, will go second in the 1st round and third in the 2nd round to pick their set of players.

Dustin Johson, British Open, sports news, golf, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 12:45 am

Dustin Johnson powered into contention for the British Open championship with a brilliant 64 at Royal Birkdale on Saturday yet there was still a slight sense of anti-climax after the world number one missed out on a landmark round.

India vs England, ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 12:37 am

India are all set to play England in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 at Lord's and former Indian skipper Diana Edulji while talking to PTI has suggested that making Deepti Sharma open the innings might prove fruitful for the Indian team.

Tour de France, Chris Froome, Greg LeMond, Cycling news, Sports news, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 12:35 am

According to three-time champion Greg LeMond, Chris Froome's rivals would be well advised to work on their time trialling abilities if they want to win the Tour de France while the Briton is still dominating.

Patrick Patterson, West Indies cricket, Virat Kohli , Cricket news, Indian Express
July 23, 2017 3:32 am

The most fearsome of Caribbean pacers disappeared into oblivion in the 1990s. Patrick Patterson is still around, though he does not quite remember the man he was, or his bowling spells which went down in history. But he is grateful for the dogged fan who travelled half-way around the world to his door — to hear his story.

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July 23, 2017 12:29 am

The five-man panel that was given the task to find a new coach for South Africa as been given an extension by Cricket South Africa intil the end of the ongoing England tour, ESPNcricinfo reported on Saturday.

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July 23, 2017 12:56 am

India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans, who now has been with the men's national team for four years, said that failures of the past in some major tournaments have not been a deterrent in his quest to make the national team world class.

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July 23, 2017 12:49 am

India women's hockey team conceded one-goal lead to go down 1-2 to Ireland and finish eighth in Women's Hockey World League Semi Final despite maintaining an upper hand throughout the match before letting the opponents score two goals in the final quarter.

Barcelona, Philippe Coutinho, Asia Trophy, Liverpool, Leicester City, Jurgen Klopp, Football news, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 11:26 pm

Juergen Klopp revealed he spoke to Philippe Coutinho about Barcelona's attempts to sign the Brazilian before the playmaker delivered a match-winning performance to help Liverpool win the Premier League Asia Trophy against Leicester City.

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July 22, 2017 11:17 pm

Captain of the Indian team Mithali Raj has said that they don't play at Lord's often but the last time she played there, the famous slope did not matter much when India look to win the world title for the first time against England.

July 22, 2017 11:16 pm

Chris Froome kept his composure in a hostile environment as he virtually secured a fourth Tour de France title after extending his overall lead with a good showing in Saturday's 22.5-km time trial through the streets of Marseille.

Harmanpreet Kaur, ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs England
July 22, 2017 11:24 pm

India are all set to take on England in the final match of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 but ahead of the finale at Lord's, the Indian team had an injury scare when the right-handed batter Harmanpreet Kaur was seen holding her shoulder in pain during the net session on Saturday.

G Sathiyan, Wong Chun Ting, Hong Kong, Ultimate Table Tennis, Dabang Smashers
July 22, 2017 10:47 pm

G Sathiyan ran away with the opening game and then rallied back to clinch the second. Wong Chun Ting, however, came back strongly to win the third and bag a point for his team. Smashers took a commanding 8-4 lead over Maharashtra United after four matches.

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July 22, 2017 10:28 pm

To excite the local fans of Chennai, Dhoni came in his famous yellow CSK jersey. Chennai Super Kings franchise posted a video on their official Twitter account praising Dhoni's effort and welcoming his comeback and tweeted,"#ThalaInChepauk #SuperSixes #whistlepodu #TNPL2.

Mansi Joshi, Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 11:00 pm

India right-arm medium pace bowler certainly shares something similar to Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar off the field. Both Tendulkar and Joshi love Kishore Kumar songs and the former Indian cricketer posted something similar about the Indian women's team bowler on his Instagram handle.

Wilfried Zaha, Premier League, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 9:44 pm

Zaha faced a difficult evening against Tony Pulis's side as Palace ran out 2-0 winners in the third-place playoff thanks to a curling free kick by Luka Milivojevic and a deflected effort from Bakary Sako, with both goals coming in the first half.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs England, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 9:19 pm

Former England captain Nasser Hussain in his column for Daily Mail has written that the English team should use spin bowling against Harmanpreet Kaur as she has the ability to smash the spinners hard. 

July 22, 2017 9:16 pm

The Swedish Open tennis semi-final between Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer was briefly disrupted when a spectator walked on to the court and shouted a Nazi slogan. Wearing a black T-shirt and tan trousers, the man raised his right arm, and shouted 'Hell Seger!'

July 22, 2017 9:12 pm

Middlesbrough have signed goalkeeper Darren Randolph from West Ham United on a four-year contract for a fee of five million pounds ($6.50 million). Randolph has switched to Middlesbrough, who were relegated to the second tier.

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July 22, 2017 10:19 pm

India are in their second Women's World Cup final, the first since 2005, and will play England at Lord's on Sunday, hoping for the first ever title. England have won the world title three times and will start as favourites against India at Lord's.

Rahul Dravid, BCCI, Rahul Johri, Vinod Rai, Committee of Administrators
July 22, 2017 8:56 pm

Vinod Rai clarified that the Committee of Administrators is trying their best to sort out Zaheer Khan's contract issues as he is currently associated with the Delhi Daredevils. BCCI CEO Rahul Johri said that Zaheer might travel with the Indian team for South Africa tour.

Adam Peaty, Budapest, Duna Arena, Europian Championship, Olympic breaststroke champion
July 22, 2017 8:50 pm

Adam Peaty, the world and Olympic champion and the world record-holder in the 100 and 50 metres breaststroke, said attack would be his best form of defence in Hungary. He refuses to rest on his laurels going into the world event at Budapest's Duna Arena.

Branden Grace, Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, British Open, Golf news, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 8:43 pm

South Africa's Branden Grace shot a blistering round of 62, the lowest ever in a men's major championship, as the players made hay in benign conditions at the British Open. Grace picked up eight birdies in a flawless third round to move to four under par, two shots behind Jordan Spieth.

Tommy Fleetwood, Golf, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 8:40 pm

Tommy Fleetwood's romantic adventure at the Open championship took another "lovely" upward turn on Saturday as the local hero shot a four-under-par 66 to leave him still dreaming of a storybook finish to his remarkable week.

July 22, 2017 8:34 pm

Julio Maglione has been re-elected for a third term as president of swimming's governing body FINA, while Husain al-Musallam was confirmed for another term as its senior vice president despite allegations of bribery against him. Maglione defeated Paolo Barelli.