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July 22, 2017 5:52 am

It was former India women's captain Diana Edulji who spotted the batting all-rounder and got her a job in Western Railway, with some help from Sachin Tendulkar.

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July 22, 2017 5:48 am

Police sources said they suspect that the attackers were “running away after a fight in a nearby factory”, and were from “Ghanghola village of Greater Noida”.

July 22, 2017 5:45 am

The upcoming final against hosts England at Lord’s will be a deja vu for Raj and Jhulan Goswami, as they are the only two members from the current team who have played in the World Cup final before, in the 2005 edition in South Africa.

July 22, 2017 5:35 am

After his impressive Test debut in Dharamsala, Kuldeep Yadav gave further evidence of his skills in the practice game against Sri Lanka Board President’s XI, picking four wickets as they bundled out the hosts for 187.

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July 22, 2017 5:32 am

Earlier in May, Aadil Bedi had won the Amateur Championship in Singapore. The youngster, who trains under coach Jesse Grewal, also trains under USA coach Bob Byman, a PGA tour member.

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July 22, 2017 2:44 am

In 2015, the Mahajan brothers completed the RAAM race and crossed the finish line in eight days, 14 hours and 55 minutes. Unlike the Tour De France, RAAM is a multi-day event where participants have to cycle continuously for several hours, which tests them physically and mentally.

July 22, 2017 1:28 am

Stenson, who shot one under-par in an early group on Thursday, was playing his second round in the afternoon group on Friday. A spokesman for organisers, the R&A, said: "We were very sorry to hear about the burglary and have offered any assistance we can provide to Henrik and his family".

July 22, 2017 1:24 am

Angel Maria Villar, his son Gorka and two other soccer federation executives were detained on Tuesday on allegations of collusion, embezzlement and falsifying documents. Villar has denied all the allegations.

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July 22, 2017 1:19 am

British media reports state that Chelsea have coughed up 70 million pounds to facilitate the transfer of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, easily eclipsing the 50 million pounds they paid for Fernando Torres.

FIFPro
July 22, 2017 1:00 am

A player from Serbian club FK Vojvodina has complained to European football body UEFA after he was allegedly attacked in the changing room by his team's own fans following a Europa League tie.

Jolyon Palmer, Renault, Formula one
July 22, 2017 12:55 am

Renault Formula One driver Jolyon Palmer says he has torched his 'unlucky underpants' as he seeks a change of fortune in Hungary next week. The luckless Briton endured a new low at his home grand prix last weekend, sidelined by a hydraulic problem on the formation lap after qualifying a promising 11th.

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July 22, 2017 12:44 am

Having a month long international league is a much needed boost for Indian table tennis but it is not enough make the country a force to reckon with, said former India coach Peter Engel.

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July 22, 2017 1:46 am

With Shaharyar Khan to be replaced by a new Chairman in August, it appears even if Shashank Manohar comes it will coincide with the visit of the World XI but at this point of time with just around six weeks remaining the tour seems unlikely due to the political scenario.

July 22, 2017 12:41 am

In an interview with The Indian Express, chief coach Roelant Oltmans said the Sardar Singh issue should not be used as an ‘excuse’ for India’s poor performance, adding that this was a wake-up call for the team ahead of October’s Asia Cup and the World League finals.

Diego Costa, Chelsea, Indian Express
July 22, 2017 12:22 am

Chelsea striker Diego Costa was told in January that he would not feature in the Premier League club's plans for the upcoming season, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday. Conte was keen to welcome Alvaro Morata into the squad after Chelsea agreed a deal to sign the Real Madrid striker on Wednesday.

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July 22, 2017 12:45 am

Harmanpreet Kaur blazed to 171 off 115 balls against Australia and remained unbeaten, effectively winning the semi-final of the ICC Women's World Cup. India won the match by 36 runs, getting to their first final in nearly 12 years.

Pakistan Cricket Board, Sarfraz Ahmed, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 11:47 pm

Some television channels reported that members of the Pakistan squad had walked out of a function held in their honor at the Centuraus shopping mall in Islamabad after the organizers announced a plot of land for captain Sarfraz and a cash award of 500,000 rupees for opener Fakhar Zaman while 200,000 rupees other players.

July 21, 2017 11:38 pm

The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has brought back mercurial centre forward Hasan Sardar as chief selector after the World Hockey League (WHL) debacle in London last month. Hasan returns to the mainstream hockey for the first time since 2010 when he was chief selector.

Sebastian Vettel, Formula one, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 11:33 pm

A slow puncture caused Sebastian Vettel's dramatic penultimate lap tyre blowout at last weekend's British Grand Prix, Pirelli said on Friday. The problem dropped Ferrari's Formula One championship leader from third to seventh.

Phil Mickelson, British Open, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 11:22 pm

Phil Mickelson shrugged off the disappointment of missing the cut for the first time at the Royal Birkdale course where he made his British Open debut in 1991. The 47-year-old American posted a 77 on Friday.

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July 21, 2017 11:20 pm

He has thus far put up posts for captain Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami, Deepti Sharma and Harmanpret Kaur. His latest post is for Rajeshwari Gayakwad.

Andy Robertson, Liverpool, Hull City
July 21, 2017 11:17 pm

Liverpool signed left back Andy Robertson from Hull on Friday, filling a problematic position for the English Premier League team and continuing a stunning rise to prominence for the Scotland international. The 23-year-old Robertson reportedly moved to Anfield for a fee that could rise to 10 million pounds ($13 million).

Dustin Johnson, golf, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 11:10 pm

Dustin Johnson is not used to being the sideshow but there were times when even the world's number one golfer must have known his place at Royal Birkdale on Friday.

Leonardo Bonucci, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Juventus, Champions League, Seria A
July 21, 2017 10:38 pm

Leonardo Bonucci thanked Kessie for letting him wear his preferred No. 19 shirt, and pointed to Milan's seven European Cups and Champions League titles as a reference point for a club that did not even qualify for continental play the last three years.

Andy Robertson, Hull City, Liverpool
July 21, 2017 10:37 pm

Liverpool have signed full back Andy Robertson from Hull City on a long-term contract, while midfielder Kevin Stewart has moved in the opposite direction, the Merseyside club said on Friday. The 23-year-old Scotland international made 116 appearances and scored five goals for Hull.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017, Harmanpreet Kaur, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 10:30 pm

Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh congratulated Moga girl Harmanpreet Kaur for her excellent performance that steered India into the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in England. The CM said Kaur has done the state proud by becoming the second highest scorer for India in women's ODI.

Rory McIlroy, British Open, Royal Birkdale, Northen Irishman, sports news
July 21, 2017 10:28 pm

The Northern Irishman started his opening round poorly before battling back to post a 71 and he mastered fierce crosswinds to pick up three birdies in the first six holes of round two at Royal Birkdale.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017, England, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 10:20 pm

England are set to lock horns with India in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 at Lord's on Sunday. The English side booked a place in the final after beating South Africa in the semi-final. Here we take a look at their journey in the tournament.

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July 21, 2017 10:12 pm

Experienced Frenchman Grosjean scored all of the team's 2016 points but Denmark's Magnussen, who replaced Mexican Esteban Gutierrez at the end of last year, has taken 11 from the 10 races so far. Haas have Ferrari engines and a close working relationship with the Italian team.

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July 21, 2017 10:00 pm

With Antonio Rudiger's signing, Kurt Zouma's chances of making it into Chelsea starting XI only turns bleaker. He remains a promising defender and hence come Chelsea's decision to send him out on loan after tying him to a new contract

Sergio Garcia, British Open, Royal Birkdale, Open Championship, sports news
July 21, 2017 9:56 pm

Sergio Garcia said he was frustrated after sending his tee shot at the par-3 4th to the back left of the green near some bushes. He didn't have a full back swing and could only jab his second shot short of the green.

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July 21, 2017 9:42 pm

India, playing under the leadership of Mithali Raj, demolished a formidable Australia by 36 runs in the semifinal yesterday and will take on England in the final at the Lord's on Sunday. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulated the Indian women's cricket team.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017, India vs England final, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 10:21 pm

A lot of players have stepped up in crunch situations and delivered for the side when it mattered the most. Here's a look at five India women's cricket team players who have made a mark at ICC Women's World Cup 2017.

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July 21, 2017 9:31 pm

ACA'ss pay dispute with the CA has is hurting them financially with cricketers in Australia being unemplyed. ACA GM Tim Cruickshank said that CA and ACA would try to reach common ground by the time Australia's tours of Bangladesh and India come up.

Angel Maria Villar, Spanish Football federation, FIFA, UEFA, Copa del Rey
July 21, 2017 9:18 pm

Inigo Mendez de Vigo, minister of education, culture and sport and the government's spokesman, said on Friday that the government is prepared to take charge of the operations of the federation so Spanish soccer is not harmed by the scandal.

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July 21, 2017 8:53 pm

NADA clubbed another case that came up on April 24 with the June 1 case and thus have effected the suspension. It rules out Manpreet from participating in the World Athletics Championships that will be held in London between August 5 and 13.