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August 23, 2017 2:24 am

Indian cricketers present at the team’s optional training session in Sri Lanka were asked try out a new training kits by the representatives of the India’s official apparel sponsor Nike.

r ashwin, ashwin, india vs sri lanka
August 23, 2017 2:00 am

India bowling coach Bharat Arun insisted that off-spinner R Ashwin, will start his County stint with Worcestershire and the official word on his exclusion from the Indian ODI squad in Sri Lanka is that he's rested, is in the scheme of things.

Matthew Fogarty, world badminton championships
August 23, 2017 1:37 am

Matthew Fogarty is 60 and has qualified for the World Championships — his 8th. The American from Boston had qualified in 2003 at Anaheim — based on his rankings (which is now 93), but the US Federation did not allow him to play because he was 47 then.

world badminton championships, Brice Leverdez
August 23, 2017 1:28 am

Badminton is next to nothing in France - easily overshadowed by tennis. But Leverdez had picked it as a 12-year-old on holiday - a few days after he didn’t know it even existed.

India vs Sri Lanka, Jasprit Bumrah, India tour of Sri Lanka, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 23, 2017 1:24 am

India fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, to enhance his cutting edge in the middle overs of an One Day International is nuancing the knuckle ball, which was a fad in the last Indian Premier League.

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August 23, 2017 1:18 am

In first major upset of 2017 World Badminton Championships, number two seed Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia goes down to France’s Brice Leverdez in three sets to exit the tournament without a medal.

ufc
August 23, 2017 12:57 am

UFC is turning to a high-tech platform that could enhance the way fans watch fights. The world's leading mixed martial arts promotion has reached a partnership with Heed.

ashton agar, australia cricket
August 23, 2017 12:35 am

Ashton Agar, who was dropped from the squad after the 2013-14 Ashes series in England, was picked after some strong performances in the domestic circuit and is raring to go in Bangladesh.

Imrul Kayes, Australia vs Bangladesh, Australia tour of Bangladesh, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 23, 2017 12:33 am

Bangladesh will face Australia in a two-match Test series at home which is scheduled to begin from Sunday. The hosts are looking to make few changes in their batting line up.

Shahid Afridi, Shahid Afridi hundred, Hampshire vs Derbyshire, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 23, 2017 12:26 am

Shahid Afridi scored 101 from 43 balls in the NatWest t20 Blast match while playing for Hampshire against Derbyshire that included ten boundaries and seven maximums. Derbyshire skipper Gary Wilson after winning the toss elected to bowl first. 

Joao Cancelo, Inter Milan, Serie A, sports news, football, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 11:35 pm

Italian media reported that the 23-year-old has joined Inter in exchange for French midfielder Geoffrey Kongdobia, who joined Valencia on loan on Monday.

Pro Kabaddi 2017, Gujarat Fortunegiants, Fazel Atrachali, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Puneri Paltan, Kabaddi news, Indian Express
August 23, 2017 1:30 am

Playing their first away match after a stellar show in Ahmedabad, Gujarat Fortunegiants continued their victory march with a thumping 35-21 win over Puneri Paltan in Lucknow.

Wu Lei
August 22, 2017 11:30 pm

Wu Lei scored twice as Shanghai SIPG comfortably defeated two-time Asian Champions League winners Guangzhou Evergrande 4-0 on Tuesday in the first leg of their all-Chinese Super League quarter-final of the continental club championship.

borussia dortmund, Julian Weigl
August 22, 2017 11:27 pm

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl, who suffered an injury in May, returned to team training on Tuesday just over three months after breaking his ankle, the club said.

Chennai Strikers, Hyderabad Hustlers, Indian Cue Masters League, sports news, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 11:25 pm

Chennai Strikers clinched their second tie in the Indian Cue Masters League, blanking Hyderabad Hustlers 5-0 to inch closer to a place in the semifinals, in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.

Harika Dronavalli
August 22, 2017 11:11 pm

Chopra with ELO Rating of 2507 beat Leven Pantsulaia of Georgia in 42 moves to finish with 6.5 points. Chopra is India's second youngest to become Grandmaster after Parimarjan Negi.

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August 22, 2017 11:10 pm

All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Tuesday terminated the contract of Vijay Amritraj's Champions Tennis League due to non-payment of annual fee of Rs 30 lakh for the 2016 season.

St Kitts and Nevis, Mauritius, tri-nation football tournament, sports news, football, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 11:07 pm

St Kitts and Nevis found a late equaliser as their match against Mauritius ended in a 1-1 draw in the tri-nation football tournament in Mumbai on Tuesday. Rogers Kimaree struck in the 87th minute after Jean Frederic Sarah had put Mauritius ahead.

Matteo Trentin, Juan Jose Lobato, Chris Froome, sports news, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 10:57 pm

Matteo Trentin beat Spaniard Juan Jose Lobato in a final straight sprint to win stage four of the Vuelta A Espana on Tuesday when Chris Froome retained the overall lead.

Dinamo Zagreb, Zdravko Mamic
August 22, 2017 10:54 pm

Zdravko Mamic, the former boss of Croatian football club Dinamo Zagreb and one of country's richest men, was shot and wounded in the leg by two attackers in western Bosnia on Tuesday.

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August 22, 2017 10:37 pm

A new deal to keep the Chinese Grand Prix in the Formula One calendar has been agreed in principle and will likely be sealed within weeks, a senior F1 official said on Tuesday.

world badminton championships, b sai praneeth
August 22, 2017 10:21 pm

India continued their strong start in the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow especially in the singles competition. After Kidambi Srikanth won his match in the men's singles category on Monday, B Sai Praneeth also notched up a victory on Tuesday.

Fazel Atrachali, Gujarat Fortunegiants
August 22, 2017 9:13 pm

In nine matches, Fazel has made 19 successful tackles. While the Iranian has been rock solid in the left corner, he has got support from compatriot Abozar Mighuani. The Fazel-Abozar pair has scored 43 tackle points.

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August 22, 2017 9:04 pm

Former India hockey captain Ashok Kumar, Sriram Singh Shekhawat, who holds national record in 800m since 1976, and former India volleyball skipper Suresh Mishra questioned the government for throwing away Arjuna awards to anyone.

AC Milan, Marco Fassone, Nikola Kalinic, sports news, football, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 8:34 pm

Milan signed Kalinic from Fiorentina on a one-year loan deal with the obligation to buy, with the Croatia forward penning a four-year contract on Tuesday to June 30, 2021.

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August 22, 2017 8:42 pm

FC Barcelona to sue Neymar for 8.5 million euros in damages for alleged breach of contract - club statement.

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August 22, 2017 8:31 pm

Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu won her opening game with a clinical 21-16 21-14 win over her Korean opponent Kim Hyo Min to enter the pre quarter-finals of the World Badminton Championships in Glasgow.

India A vs South Africa A, Karun Nair, Shahbaz Nadeem, Shreyas Iyer, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 8:15 pm

India A skipper Karun Nair led his side to a six-wicket win over South Africa A to level the two-matchs series 1-1. Nair scored 90 runs as India A chased down a target of 224 runs.

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August 22, 2017 10:51 pm

Pro Kabaddi season 5 : In the first match of the day, Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Puneri Paltan, while in second Bengal Warriors defeat UP Yoddha in Lucknow. Catch all the live action from the clash here.

Chennaiyin FC
August 22, 2017 7:38 pm

Gavilan played in the second season of the ISL for Atletico de Kolkata. He made 15 starts for the Kolkata franchise, bagging three assists and helped them reach the semifinals, where they lost to eventual champions Chennaiyin FC 4-2 on aggregate.

Lakshya Sen, Asia Cup, World junior Championship, sports news, badminton, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 7:31 pm

World Junior No. 1 Lakshya Sen, who clinched the Bulgaria Open International Series last week, will lead the Indian challenge in the upcoming U-17 & U-15 Asia Cup and World junior Championship in October.

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August 22, 2017 6:47 pm

A photograph circulated showing Wayne Rooney celebrating a United goal at the Etihad Stadium and in front on the same section of supporters in 2012. Incidentally, there were a handful of City fans seated in the same seats as they were on Monday.

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August 22, 2017 6:39 pm

TransStadia Founder & MD Udit Sheth, in an exclusive interaction with indianexpress.com, talks about how Narendra Modi gave him the green signal for the project in Ahmedabad and the sports they are eyeing to host at their facility.

Cricket Association of Bengal, CAB, Ushanath Banerjee, Annual General Meeting, sports news, cricket, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 6:34 pm

The Cricket Association of Bengal on Tuesday appointed eminent lawyer Ushanath Banerjee as their 'ombudsman-cum-ethics officer' till their next Annual General Meeting.

Conor McGregor, UFC, Floyd Mayweather, sports news, Indian Express
August 22, 2017 6:27 pm

Conor McGregor should rely on the skills that have made him a two-weight UFC champ and not try to out-box unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather when the two clash in Las  Vegas on Saturday, former sparring partner Steve Collins Junior said.

Pro Kabaddi Season 2017, Pro Kabaddi League, Sandeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal. Puneri Paltan, Sports, Kabaddi News, Sports News
August 22, 2017 6:39 pm

Indianexpress.com caught up with Sandeep Narwal and Rajesh Mondal and the two, in a freewheeling chat, talk about who eats the most,  the notorious elements and more. Excerpts:

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Aug 23, 201720:00 IST
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