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Rory McIlroy, JP Fitzgerald, Royal Birkle, Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Charles Schwartzel, golf news, sports news, indian express
July 21, 2017 2:02 pm

Rory McIlroy has missed the cut at three of his last four tournaments the U.S. Open, the Irish Open and the Scottish Open and said he was "nervous ... anxious, timid'' as he teed off alongside Dustin Johnson and Charl Schwartzel in one of the marquee afternoon groups.

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July 21, 2017 1:55 pm

Manchester United beat local rivals Manchester City 2-0 in a pre-season match in the International Champions Cup on Thursday night and will face Spanish champions Real Madrid this weekend. Michael Carrick has won three league titles in his first three seasons at United.

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July 21, 2017 1:53 pm

Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out action due to a bout of pneumonia. Rangana Herath is tipped to replace him.

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July 21, 2017 1:48 pm

Romelu Lukaku found the back of the net for his second goal with Manchester United since completing his bumper $100 million move from Everton to Manchester United. This was the first Manchester Derby played outside England.

July 21, 2017 1:47 pm

A goal from Rodolfo Pizarro gave Mexico a 1-0 win over Honduras and a place in the semi-finals of CONCACAF Gold Cup. Mexico brought a second-string team but started brightly. Pizarro nipped in at the back post to side foot home from three yards out.

Angel Maria Villar, Spanish Football federation, FIFA, UEFA, Copa del Rey
July 21, 2017 1:42 pm

The Video Assistant Referee will be able to alert the head referee to potential clear and obvious errors or serious missed incidents in four game-changing situations -- goals, penalties, straight red cards and cases of mistaken identity.

Arjun Atwal, India, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 1:57 pm

Indian golfer Arjun Atwal produced a fine show despite a reluctant putter before he was pulled back by a triple bogey on his second nine in the first round of the Barbasol Championships.

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July 21, 2017 1:40 pm

The Tour now hopes to unearth more new talents to show the growing strength of Asian golf as the elite 150-man field from 18 different countries compete for top honours at the Karnataka Golf Association (KGA) Golf Course.

July 21, 2017 7:30 pm

With only practice game before three back-to-back Tests in Galle, Colombo and Pallekele, openers Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and the returning KL Rahul were seen practising in full swing.

Niki Lauda, Mercedes, Formula One, FIA, Motor sports, Sports news, Indian Express
July 21, 2017 1:30 pm

Formula One's decision to introduce a 'halo' cockpit protection device next year is a mistake, according to former champion Niki Lauda. He recognised safety had to be improved where possible.

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July 21, 2017 1:19 pm

The fact that Wikipedia pages can be easily edited makes them a tricky source to be trusted 100%. In the latest edit by miscreants, India women's team have been declared winners of the Women's World Cup being played in England and Wales.

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July 21, 2017 12:56 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur's home town of Moga in Punjab went into celebration mode following her 171 run hitting exploits in the ICC Women's World Cup semifinal against Australia on Thursday.

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July 21, 2017 12:05 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur created many milestones and records on the way to her mesmerising knock of an unbeaten 171 runs that came from just 115 balls with 20 fours and seven sixes in it.

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July 21, 2017 11:58 am

After heavy rain reduced to 42 overs per side, Harmanpreet Kaur along with skipper Mithali Raj forged a steady partnership which saw India post a formidable 281/4 at the end of their quota of overs.

July 21, 2017 2:11 pm

Harmanpreet Kaur was in fine form as she began cautiously but then took the attack to the opposition bowlers. In her innings of 171 she hit 20 boundaries and seven sixes.

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July 21, 2017 11:34 am

BCCI acting president CK Khanna has promised the women's cricket team will be rewarded for their tremendous showing in the on-going ICC Women's World Cup where they have progressed for the final that will be played at Lord's on Sunday.

July 21, 2017 11:16 am

Since the conclusion of the Australian series Saha hasn't played any international cricket. However, Saha claims that his preparations for the upcoming series took a hit and he only got to practice indoors.

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July 21, 2017 10:48 am

Kashyap crossed the second round after his opponent Hungary's Gergely Krausz retired midway in the second game with the scoreline reading 21-18 17-6 in favour of the Indian.

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July 21, 2017 2:58 am

UEFA said it had opened further disciplinary proceedings against Celtic following their 4-0 win in Wednesday's return leg in Glasgow. Friday's first leg was marred when fans of Irish Premiership champions Linfield threw objects on to the pitch.

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July 21, 2017 2:55 am

Glamorgan revealed on Thursday that they had signed the 28-year-old David Miller for six Natwest T20 Blast matches, starting this Sunday against Essex and finishing with the August 4 clash with Surrey.

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July 21, 2017 2:46 am

India entered the final of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 final after beating Australia in the semi-final, a match that saw Harmanpreet Kaur score fabulous 171 runs and then India bowled out Australia for 245 to win the 42-over per side game by 36 runs.

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July 21, 2017 9:59 am

The team management will also have to decide whether to go with five batsmen or six. The latter may allow the returning Rohit Sharma a look-in.

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July 21, 2017 4:49 pm

Harmanpreet, an unabashed Virender Sehwag fan, had made an instant impact in Australia. But more importantly, she had won yet another admirer. The hard-hitting batter won acclaim on the T20 circuit by becoming the first Indian woman to be picked in the Big Bash as well as the Kia Super League in England.

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July 21, 2017 10:22 pm

As a kid, Harmanpreet would often accompany her father to the Guru Nanak Stadium right opposite their house to play cricket with the local boys. The youngster would also pursue hockey and athletics at her Government School teams.

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July 21, 2017 9:55 am

The benefits of playing in the subcontinent weren't merely geographic. At Chennai, weather conditions were relatively similar to what is experienced at Melbourne, and the surface of the courts at the SDAT Tennis Stadium were designed according to Australian standards.

U-17 Fifa World Cup, Fifa World Cup, Rahul KP, sports news
July 21, 2017 9:52 am

Even before the draw took place earlier this month, India’s preparations for the tournament were being closely monitored. In Thursday’s interaction, you could sense the equal measure of optimism and scepticism that the team is facing ahead of the tournament, that begins on October 6.

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July 21, 2017 3:22 pm

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) had tasked the Deloitte to make recommendations and create an “operating manual” for the BCCI — a draft handbook on core principles and policies for administration of the cricket board. The BCCI, meanwhile, has effectively discarded Kumble’s recommendation.

July 21, 2017 1:41 am

Brooks Koepka isn’t willing to share details of his trip to Las Vegas right after he won the U.S. Open, which is probably just as well. The sly grin that accompanied his short description _ “I had fun. I had a few friends out. We had a good time.” _ was in step with the […]

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July 21, 2017 1:35 am

Reports in European media have said Paris Saint-Germain wants to buy Neymar, who combined with Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez to form an attack that led Barcelona to the Champions League title in 2015 and a pair of Spanish league championships.

July 21, 2017 1:29 am

Yadav played one Test and 19 ODIs between 1992 and 1993. He had a match-winning cameo in his debut series against South Africa. He has scored 3988 runs at First class level and was an integral part of the Haryana and North Zone sides.

July 21, 2017 1:00 am

OJ Simpson, acquitted in a sensational double-murder trial that gripped America two decades ago, appeared before board members by live video feed from Lovelock Correctional Center, about 100 miles (161 km) from the parole board's office in Carson City.

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July 21, 2017 10:42 pm

"A group of coaches came to me and said if I sack someone like this 'sab coaches ka naam kharaab ho jaega'. There was a lot of resistance, and even the NIS Patiala office was delaying issuing his suspension orders," said Adille Sumariwala.

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July 21, 2017 12:39 am

Harmanpreet Kaur blazed to 171 off 115 balls and helped India post a target of 282 to win off 42 overs. Australia looked like they had surrendered the chase for a crushing defeat but Alex Blackwell scored defiant 90 to scare the Indians. She was eventually dismissed.

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July 21, 2017 3:06 am

India beat Australia by 36 runs to enter the final of ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in which they face England on Sunday. India posted 281 for 4 from 42 overs after Harmanpreet Kaur's 171 and then bowled out Australia for 245 to enter final.

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July 20, 2017 11:53 pm

India posted 281 for 4 after a stunning innings of 171 runs by Harmanpreet Kaur who scored her second century of World Cup cricket. Her innings included 20 fours and seven sixes as she made those runs in only 115 balls.

July 20, 2017 11:47 pm

Virat Kohli termed regular Test opener Murali Vijay's wrist injury as "unfortunate" but also praised his players being honest about their fitness status.He also said that the opener replaceing him should treat this as an opportunity rather than feel the pressure to perform