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September 20, 2017 7:01 pm

CK Khanna, who has been accused by his detractors for being the face of "proxy voting" in DDCA, had said earlier that he wanted his supporters to vote in favour of abolition of proxy voting, which was item no 96 on the agenda.

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September 20, 2017 6:55 pm

Real Madrid, who won both the La Liga and Champions League titles last season, also held the previous club record of having 12 players on the list in both 2014 and 2015. Harry Kane is the only England representative in the list.

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September 20, 2017 6:43 pm

FIFA rules prohibit the international transfer of players under the age of 18 unless their parents have emigrated for reasons not connected to football or both the player and club are based within 50 kilometres of a national border.

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September 20, 2017 6:40 pm

Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 shock killed at least 226 people, nearly half of them in the capital and among them at least 22 school children, less than two weeks after a powerful tremor killed nearly 100 people in the south of the country.

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September 20, 2017 6:20 pm

UEFA has set ``competitive balance'' among teams in its competitions as a priority. The Champions League is now seen as weighted too heavily toward the top-five wealthiest national leagues who dominate the entry lists and prize money shares.

September 20, 2017 6:09 pm

Farokh Engineer believes that team India's true test will come when they visit the English shores next year.

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September 20, 2017 6:25 pm

FC Barcelona said in a statement, "We publicly expresses its support for all people, entities, and institutions that work to guarantee these rights. FC Barcelona will continue to support the will of the majority of Catalan people, and will do so in a civic, peaceful and exemplary way."

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September 20, 2017 5:33 pm

Ankita Raina faced stiff resistance from Hong Kong's IP Katherine before prevailing 7-5 4-6 6-4 in her opening round. Katherine is ranked outside top-1000 but has won two ITF singles titles and incidentally.

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September 21, 2017 11:51 am

India vs Australia in the second ODI has strong chances of showers with weather predicted to be cloudy throughout the day. India lead the series 1-0 after their 26 run win in the first ODI in Chennai.

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September 20, 2017 4:17 pm

West Indies lost the first ODI to England and thereby provided a safe passage to the Lankans for direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup in England.

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September 20, 2017 3:58 pm

India rode on a stirring second half show to blank Palestine 3-0 in the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium in Kathmandu.

September 20, 2017 4:02 pm

As per the revamped plan, the estimated outlay for the period of 2017-18 to 2019-20 is Rs 1756 crore. The program also aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development.

September 20, 2017 3:49 pm

Pakistan will open their Asia Cup campaign against hosts Bangladesh on October 11 before squaring up against Japan on October 13 and India on October 15.

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September 20, 2017 3:44 pm

Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth made positive starts to their campaign at the Japan Open Super Series, advancing to the second round with contrasting wins. HS Prannoy and Sameer Verma also advanced to the second round with straight-game wins.

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September 20, 2017 3:43 pm

Earlier, Karolina Pliskova appeared to suffer no ill-effects of playing without a coach when the tall Czech swept aside Magda Linette 6-2 6-1 to also advance to the last eight.

September 20, 2017 3:41 pm

France is willing to pay World Rugby 150 million pounds as a hosting fee to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the country's bid leader Claude Atcher has said. France has offered to pay $150 million to stage the tournament.

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September 20, 2017 3:40 pm

Laver Cup in its inaugural editions pits Team Europe against Team World in a Ryder Cup style format with six of the best players in both teams. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal would be on the same team.

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September 20, 2017 3:23 pm

Tony Pulis has said that West Bromwich will still be facing a formidable Manchester City line-up even if the Premier League pace setters rest some of their key players for League Cup clash at The Hawthorns.

September 20, 2017 3:52 pm

Former MCA Managing Committee member Ravi Mandrekar has cautioned the office bearers of the cricket body to desist from taking any decisions especially the financial ones as its polls are scheduled to be held on November 10.

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September 20, 2017 3:14 pm

FC Goa will fly to Spain next month for pre-season games ahead of the fourth edition of ISL. Under new team management in the form of Sergio Lobera and Derrick Pereira, the Goan side have invested heavily in local talent and a vibrant mix of experienced international players.

September 20, 2017 3:03 pm

Russia, host of the 2018 World Cup, regained its place on the FIFA Council when Alexei Sorokin was elected as one of the decision-making panel's European members.

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September 20, 2017 3:00 pm

It may be recalled here that Latif along with five other players was quizzed by the officials as he was leveled with eight charges, which included that of persuading a fellow player to indulge in spot-fixing activities.

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September 20, 2017 2:48 pm

Steve Smith said his most memorable ODI innings was century in the 2015 World Cup semi-final against India. Smith said, "I would probably say my most memorable innings is the century I scored against India at the SCG in the semifinals."

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September 20, 2017 2:41 pm

Praising Hardik Pandya's knock of 83 of 66 balls, veteran actor Anil Kapoor congratulated him on twitter and said that after the performance the entire country is a fan of the hard-hitting all-rounder.

September 20, 2017 2:21 pm

Australia captain Steve Smith backed his teammates to deliver and said the visitors have enough talent at their disposal to challenge India in the remaining ODI games. Smith showered special praise on Dhoni for playing another finisher's role to perfection.

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September 20, 2017 2:12 pm

Paul Clement was particularly impressed by his side's defence, which has kept four clean sheets in five away games, including three in the Premier League this season. Swansea City beat Reading 2-0 in the League Cup.

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September 20, 2017 2:09 pm

Michael Clarke did not agree to the fact that shorter formats of the game have adversely affected Test cricket and reiterated that it is due to the T20 cricket that players like David Warner and Hardik Pandya have emerged.

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September 20, 2017 2:05 pm

Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur and the Canadian city of Victoria are also in the running but both have sent mixed signals in recent months concerning their ability to pay for the event.

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September 21, 2017 10:29 am

MS Dhoni, the only captain in the world to win all ICC trophies, has been nominated for the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

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September 20, 2017 1:22 pm

India have top players Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the singles draw. Yuki, seeded third, is up against Jose Hernandez-Fernandez, ranked 343. Second seed Ramkumar, ranked 153, will open his campaign against Sekou Bangoura, ranked 379.

September 20, 2017 1:10 pm

The fifth edition of the six-team tournament has attracted big-name Afghan and foreign players, coaches and commentators, bringing much-needed cheer to a country worn down by grinding conflict.

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September 20, 2017 1:04 pm

Once the Boxing Day Test is sealed, South Africa will be set to have a long home summer featuring 11 Tests.

September 20, 2017 1:00 pm

Slaven Bilic has said that Marko Arnautovic has plenty of ability but needs to venture outside of his comfort zone more often. Arnautovic set up goals for Angelo Ogbonna and Diafra Sakho as West Ham sealed 3-0 League Cup win over Bolton Wanderers.

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September 20, 2017 12:54 pm

India have been placed in Pool B along side Western Australia, New South Wales, Northern Territory and Australian Central Territory. India will play their opening match of the tournament against Western Australia on September 29.

September 20, 2017 12:51 pm

Jonny Bairstow said he was delighted to have joined an elusive club after finally scoring his maiden ODI hundred as England beat West Indies by seven wickets in their series opener at Old Trafford.

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September 20, 2017 12:44 pm

At the end of a heated contest in Newcastle, some 'Matildas' players were ignored as they approached their opponents to shake hands, triggering a storm of criticism on social media.

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