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 South Korea take bronze in men’s speed skating

Gangneung: South Korean speed skater Kim Tae-yun captured bronze in the men’s 1,000m discipline in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics here on Friday. Kim clocked 1:08.22, close to his personal record of 1:08.08, at the race held at the Gangneung Oval, reports Yonhap news agency. The performance marked a significant improvement from his first Olympics, the […]

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Moeen Ali fears for future of Test cricket after ‘disappointing’ Ashes crowd turnout

Hamilton: England all-rounder Moeen Ali said he fears for the future of test cricket, claiming the “disappointing” turnout in the Ashes series in Australia had opened his eyes to the struggles of the game’s longer format. While test matches around the world have seen falling attendances in recent years, the rivalry between England and Australia […]

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Hockey: Rani named captain for women’s tour of Korea

New Delhi , Feb 23: Ace striker Rani Rampal was today named captain of a 20-strong Indian women’s hockey team for next month’s season-opening away series against Korea, where fit-again forward Poonam Rani will make a comeback. India will play five matches against the hosts at the Jinchun National Athletic Centre, from March 3 to […]

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Arsenal receive Ramsey injury boost ahead of Manchester City encounter

Manchester :  Aaron Ramsey is set to hand Arsenal a fitness boost for Sunday’s EFL Cup final against Manchester City. Ramsey missed the north London derby defeat to Tottenham with a groin problem earlier this month and also sat out Thursday’s Europa League match against Ostersunds. But the Wales international midfielder, who scored the winning […]

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Constant drizzle made life difficult for bowlers: Kohli

Constant drizzle made life difficult for bowlers: Kohli

Centurion, Feb 22 : India skipper Virat Kohli blamed the weather god for making life difficult for his bowlers after they failed to defend a total of 188 against South Africa in the second twenty2o International here. With rain lashing the SuperSport Park, Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal found it difficult to grip the ball and bled […]

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Kashir-U-19 Football tournament concludes in Baramulla

Baramulla: In order to encourage youth, channelize talent and refine skills through proper sports platform, Kashmir U- 19 football tournament was organised by 53 Batallion CRPF. The tournament came to a fitting finale with final being played between Sober Club and Young Iqbal in a nail biting finish. The final was won by Sober Club […]

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Hirscher crashes out of Olympic slalom

Pyeongchang, Feb 22 : Austrian Marcel Hirscher’s quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Games came to an abrupt end today when he bombed out of the first leg of the Olympic slalom. Hirscher failed to find his rhythm on a course set by his own coach, Michael Pircher, and eventually missed a […]

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Svitolina in Dubai Duty Free tennis meet semis

Dubai, Feb 22: Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Thursday prevailed over Japanese wild card Naomi Osaka 6-2, 6-4, earning a place in the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, a hard-court WTA event here. Defending champion Svitolina needed one hour and 22 minutes to seal her second win over the Japanese player, in […]

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Real survives Leganes scare

MADRID,Cristiano Ronaldo was rested as Real Madrid came from behind to win 3-1 at Leganes on Wednesday and move back up to third place in La Liga. Unai Bustinza had put Leganes in front at Butarque. However, the reigning European champion turned this Madrid derby around before half-time with Lucas Vazquez and Casemiro both on […]

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Australia beat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final

Australia beat New Zealand in T20 tri-series final

AUCKLAND: Australia cruised to a 19-run victory in a rain-affected T20 tri-series final with New Zealand Wednesday to claim the world number one ranking in the shortest form of the game for the first time. New Zealand struggled to 150 for nine after electing to bat first at Auckland´s Eden Park but failing to repeat […]