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July 26, 2017 11:58 pm

The former national champion PT Usha clarified that PU Chitra was't selected because she failed to meet the qualifying mark set by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

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July 26, 2017 11:52 pm

India stood comfortably at the end of the day's play at 399/3 in the opening Test vs Sri Lanka at Galle. Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara scored tons apiece and put together 253 runs for the second wicket.

July 26, 2017 11:44 pm

The PCB had a committee carry out an assessment of the coaching staff of the Pakistan team and initially they were indications that the former Zimbabwean batsman might not be given an extension.

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July 26, 2017 11:47 pm

Pakistan has not hosted international cricket - barring a limited over series against Zimbabwe in 2015 - since terrorist attacks on the Sri Lankan team bus in Lahore in March 2009.

July 26, 2017 11:28 pm

Diksha has been using a hearing aid since she was six, and after being introduced to the sport by her father, she responded quickly and became the No. 1 ranked junior in the country in the amateur ranks.

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July 26, 2017 11:57 pm

Winger Abinash Ruidas has stated that East Bengal football club has comitted a breach of trust and thereby he will never to turn up for the red-and-gold brigade. 22-year-old Ruidas had a eye-catching debut in 2014-15 but talks for 2016 -17 contract failed. In an interview with the PTI, he said, “I’ve had such a good […]

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July 26, 2017 11:14 pm

Katie Ledecky had been 12 of 12 over the last three championships, including three golds in this stately European capital. But her most audacious schedule yet - six freestyle events - finally caught up with her along the banks of the Danube.

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July 26, 2017 11:48 pm

New batsman Shardul Thakur (0) lasted just two balls as he was cleaned up by Phangiso, while Basil Thampi was dismissed by Pretorius. Mohammed Siraj (8) was the last wicket to fall as India A were dismissed for 152.

July 26, 2017 10:43 pm

England players deserve criticism for the shoddy performances but questioning the team's desire is not the right thing to do, vice-captain Ben Stokes has said.

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July 26, 2017 10:40 pm

This week, world No. 1 So Yeon Ryu headlines the field and makes her first start since the US Women's Open, where she posted her eighth top-10 of the year. The world's second ranked player, Ariya Jutanugarn, also returns to the Tour in her first start since the US Women's Open.

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July 26, 2017 11:59 pm

After completing a one-match ban, South Africa's fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is all set to make a return for the third Test at The Oval. According to the bowling coach Charl Langeveldt, the 22-year old pacer is eagerly waiting to take on English batsmen.

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July 26, 2017 10:29 pm

Anirban Lahiri, who played well at The Open but failed to make the cut, just couldn't get to understand the greens. He consistently missed makeable putts, many of them inside 10 feet. He feels his game is in the right place, just a matter of putting together four rounds.

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July 26, 2017 10:22 pm

Danny Kerry has overseen a golden period for women's hockey in Britain, including a 2012 Olympic bronze medal finish and another third place finish at the World Cup.

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July 26, 2017 10:17 pm

"It's not easy to speak about the impact of Alvaro because he’s only been with us two days and he needs to work and find his feet, and understand our idea of football, but for sure he showed a great will and for us he’s a great buy," Antonio Conte said.

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July 26, 2017 10:06 pm

Dafne Schippers, 25, has a new coach in American Rana Reider, who has put less emphasis on competing in the Diamond League and more on peaking in time for the World Championship, where Schippers says she is aiming for two medals.

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July 26, 2017 9:52 pm

The third Test between England and South Africa, with the series locked at 1-1, will be played at The Oval which will be the 100th Test at the venue. It is the fourth ground to reach the century figure after Lord's, Melbourne and Sydney.

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July 26, 2017 9:52 pm

Punam Raut's coach Sanjay Gaitonde said, "She went there and stood in line with the other batsmen who were ready to bat. When her turn came, she impressed the selector Anil Muzumdar (father of domestic legend Amol Muzumdar) with her batting."

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July 26, 2017 9:30 pm

Hardik Pandya became the 289th India player to don the Test cap after being included in the playing XI for the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle. His inclusion in the lineup, as an all rounder, allows the team to find more batting depth.

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July 26, 2017 9:23 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur said, ""I like to bat in that way since childhood, I have learnt to play that way and played cricket with boys, who used to hit sixes and I liked hitting sixes. I have played knocks like that in domestic cricket."

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July 26, 2017 9:06 pm

After India lost to hosts England by 9 runs, Jhulan Goswami said "There is pressure when we play international cricket. This is a second time (we were in final after 2005). After 12 years, the matches were televised and all saw them. It is the best thing for women's cricket,."

July 26, 2017 11:48 pm

Veda Krishnamurthy said that experiences such as India's close nine run defeat are disappointing but they teach an important life lesson. She also said that it has helped the side improve and is confident of going one step better the next time.

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July 26, 2017 8:43 pm

After a dismal start to the Test, Sri Lanka cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha is confident that the batsmen will turn things around with a good show when they come out to bat.

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July 26, 2017 10:11 pm

BCCI CEO Rahul Johri was barred from attending the special general meeting in Delhi despite turning up at the board's headquarters. The board chose to strictly follow the line as per the court's order on July 24.

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July 26, 2017 8:09 pm

The 34-year old Lucian Goian said on his return to the Indian Super League club, "It's great to be back in Mumbai. I have a great working relationship with coach Alex, and my experience in the ISL was top notch."

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July 26, 2017 7:05 pm

Villar was arrested last week along with his son Gorka Villar, federation vice president Juan Padron, and the secretary of the regional federation of Tenerife, Ramon Hernandez. The federation's board named treasurer Juan Luis Larrea as interim president on Wednesday.

July 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Governing body FIFA has tested VAR technology at several tournaments ahead of next year's World Cup in Russia, including at last month's Confederations Cup, and its head of refereeing Massimo Busacca said the technology should be refined.

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July 26, 2017 8:38 pm

Shikhar Dhawan returned to Tests in emphatic fashion as the left-hander smashed a 168-ball 190 on the opening day of the first India-Sri Lanka Test at Galle. The opener's aggressive knock powered India to 399/3 before day's play ended.

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July 26, 2017 6:16 pm

Calling Wayne Rooney a fantastic guy, Jose Mourinho said, "I miss the guy a lot. I think he’s a fantastic guy. I’m not the kind of guy that normally gets emotional in my job and I did it with him when he left."

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July 26, 2017 6:19 pm

Novak Djokovic announced that he will miss the remainder of the 2017 season to allow his elbow injury to heal. He retired in the second set against Tomas Berdych at Wimbledon. He was also carrying a niggling shoulder injury then.

July 26, 2017 6:01 pm

England vs South Africa third Test Live Streaming: While England began the series on a strong note, the South African side led by Faf Du Plessis came back strongly in the second Test at Trentbridge and set up a mouth watering clash at the Oval.

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July 26, 2017 6:29 pm

India made a dream start to the first Test by scoring 399 for 3 on the first day of the match with Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara scoring contrasting centuries and sharing a 253-run stand for the second wicket. Dhawan was dismissed for 290.

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July 26, 2017 5:58 pm

India were 399/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the opening Test against Sri Lanka at Galle on a surface that was greener than usual. It aided the Indian batting and with a toothless attack by the home side, Shikhar Dhawan and Chteshwar Pujara made merry.

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July 26, 2017 5:48 pm

Carlo Ancelotti has added a number of players in the last two months, including France defender Corentin Tolisso and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, and he admitted he was delighted with the balance of his squad ahead of the new campaign.

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July 26, 2017 5:42 pm

Lewis Hamilton remains a long way off Michael Schumacher's record 91 race wins but Saturday's qualifying at the Hungaroring could see him equal the great German's hitherto unmatched 68 pole positions.

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July 26, 2017 5:35 pm

Scouting has begun for coaches, sports psychologist and physios, who will work in tandem at the upcoming National Academy, which will have involvement of the Sports Ministry. The Academy will accommodate about 300 kids for coaching.

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July 26, 2017 7:53 pm

Four new teams have joined the existing eight-franchises, making PKL India’s biggest sports league. 12 franchises from 11 states will battle in 138 matches across three months for the title.