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July 25, 2017 5:14 am

Many BCCI members have also been opposing to recommendations like nine-year term for office-bearers, a three-year mandatory cooling off period and the 70-year age cap.

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July 25, 2017 5:08 am

The court also indicated that it may go soft on the Lodha panel's recommendation that the number of selectors be reduced to three from five as well as the criteria to appoint them.

July 25, 2017 5:02 am

The coach saga that preceded India’s departure to Lanka has infused excitement into a series that, on paper, is a battle of unequals

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July 25, 2017 1:38 am

With load of expectations, Antonio Cassano could never quite match his promise with world beating end result. His career has taken him to AS Roma, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Inter Milan and Parma.

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July 25, 2017 1:14 am

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) has asked for the government's approval to allow both the wrestlers to travel to France for the upcoming championships that will be held in Paris.

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July 25, 2017 1:16 am

In boxing, India bagged four medals with World Youth champion Sachin Siwach clinching the gold in lightflyweight (49kg) category after defeating James Nathan Probert of Wales.

July 25, 2017 1:12 am

This will be the second time the Blues travel abroad for a pre-season training camp having earlier visited China at the start of the 2014-15 season.

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July 25, 2017 1:07 am

Brett Lee said that his 10-year-old son's favourite cricketer is Virat Kohli. He also revealed Kohli's heartwarming gesture when his son was gifted an autographed jersey by Virat himself.

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July 25, 2017 12:55 am

Among the other well-known names is former India all-rounder Robin Singh, bowling coach TA Sekhar, wicketkeeper-batsman Vijay Dahiya.  Also included in the list is ousted national selector Jatin Paranjpe. Former India medium pacers like Sanjeev Sharma and Salil Ankola are also on the list.

July 25, 2017 12:50 am

Opener's father, a driver, had to take a loan to fund her cricketing dreams and mother stitched clothes to enhance income.

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July 25, 2017 12:38 am

Ten of the 15 cricketers who represented India in the Women’s World Cup that concluded in England on Sunday are employed with Railways, including captain Mithali Raj and vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur.

July 25, 2017 12:28 am

Prannoy's peculiar body structure – that takes on a lot of load owing to his style of play – means he's had to make peace with constant breakdowns, that throw a spanner into what ought to be his strength.

July 25, 2017 12:01 am

Mithali Raj and Co. fell just nine runs short of what could have been a groundbreaking maiden World Cup triumph. Hooked to the TV screens were their families across India and when the shoulders slumped at the Lord's, quite a few hearts broke back here as well.

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July 24, 2017 11:58 pm

It has also paved way for Spain's sports authority, the Higher Council of Sport, to rule whether it will temporarily suspend Angel Maria Villar when they convene on Tuesday at 7 PM local time (1700 GMT).

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July 25, 2017 1:08 am

Stephen Constantine has been a crucial factor behind India's rise in the last couple of years. To prepare his boys Constantine has been giving the Indian boys as much exposure as possible. 

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July 24, 2017 11:34 pm

Novak Djokovic had retired in the quarterfinal against Tomas Berdych who later went on to lose to Roger Federer in the next round. In the post match press conference, Djokovic said the elbow injury was troubling him more than a year-and-a-half.

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July 24, 2017 11:16 pm

Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner met with ACA chief executive Alastair Nicholson in an undisclosed meeting to consider their options after a breakdown in the talks with CA last week.

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July 24, 2017 11:48 pm

After the win Anya's father, Ian Shrubsole said that her performance at the final has made her family proud but never in his wildest dreams did he think she would pick up six wickets to win the match for her side.

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July 24, 2017 11:03 pm

Russia is desperate to control its spending on the 2018 World Cup, and a farmer might just have the answer straw. Roman Ponomaryov has built a straw replica of the 43 billion ruble ($700 million) stadium in St. Petersburg which will host World Cup semifinals.

July 24, 2017 10:59 pm

Nothing reflects the evolution of football's modern full back more than Manchester City's decision to spend around $156.35 million on buying three in 10 days, with a fourth possibly on the way. City's manager Pep Guardiola has both reshaped his defence and provided an exciting new range of options out wide.

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July 24, 2017 10:33 pm

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has been banned for three European matches for violent conduct and will miss next month's UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid. Bailly will also be suspended for United's first Champions League group game.

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July 24, 2017 10:29 pm

A total of 38 Russians had exemptions that could have allowed them to compete at the championships, but many didn't make the qualifying standards. Eleven more were approved only for youth events, and 106 applications were declined.

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July 24, 2017 10:24 pm

Veteran administrator Russell Adams will end a nine-year stint with IPL teams in India to take up the position of tournament director for the inaugural T20 Global League, to be hosted by Cricket South Africa. CSA said Russell Adams was an experienced sports management professional.

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July 24, 2017 10:17 pm

Milan Borjan joined former European Cup winners Red Star Belgrade from Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad on a three-year contract on Monday. The keeper said he was in good form after playing for Canada at the Gold Cup.

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July 24, 2017 10:07 pm

While the BCCI went on to reward each India player with a sum of Rs 50 lakh, it also announced a cash award of Rs 25 lakh each for the support staff of the Mithali Raj-led side.

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July 24, 2017 9:54 pm

After four successful seasons, Pro Kabaddi League is back and is scheduled to begin from July 28. With Four new franchises, 12 teams from 11 states will be up against each other to win the coveted title. New captains have been appointed to help the teams win the fifth season.

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July 24, 2017 9:34 pm

The two teams come in with differing experience level in the Pro Kabaddi League with Dabang Delhi having been a part in all five years while JSW Sports-owned Haryana Steelers are making their debut. 

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July 24, 2017 9:20 pm

Aditi Ashok registered her first top-10 place on the LPGA Tour as she finished a fine tied eighth at the Marathon Classic. Her tied eighth place fetched her a cheque of USD 33,745 her biggest earning on LPGA this season.

July 24, 2017 11:12 pm

Jinder Mahal pulled off a masterstroke by bringing back the Great Khali and creating havoc inside the Punjabi Prison.

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July 24, 2017 9:01 pm

Benjamin Mendy is Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola's third defensive signing in the current summer transfer window following the arrivals of Kyle Walker and right back Danilo from Real Madrid.

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July 24, 2017 8:42 pm

With four new teams joining the race to win the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 title, we take a look at how things stand in respective camps. In focus today is Zone B comprising of Telugu Titans, Bengaluru Bulls, Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors, UP Yoddha and Tamil Thalaivas.

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July 24, 2017 8:53 pm

With four new teams joining the race to win the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 title, we take a look at how things stand in respective camps. In focus today is Zone A comprising of Dabang Delhi, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Puneir Paltan, U Mumba, Haryana Steelers and Gujarat Fortunegiant.

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July 24, 2017 8:31 pm

Honda protege Nobuharu Matsushita will have his first experience of driving a Formula One car when he tests with Sauber in Hungary next week, Matsushita also competes in the Formula Two support series for the ART team, which is run by Frederic Vasseur.

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July 24, 2017 8:22 pm

With four new teams joining the existing eight-franchise league, Pro Kabaddi League is now India's biggest sports league. 12 franchises from 11 states will battle in 138 matches across three months for the title.

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July 24, 2017 8:21 pm

FIFA said that 379 tests were carried out on players at the tournament, which finished at the start of this month. The event acts as a dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup in the same country. FIFA added that the samples were analysed at laboratories accredited by WADA.

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July 24, 2017 8:16 pm

In an exclusive interaction with indianexpress.com, star raider Deepak Niwas Hooda talks about his initial struggle, leaving education early, breaking into the national side and the fame after introduction of Pro Kabaddi League.