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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 […]

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Kerber, Suarez Navarro advance to 2nd round of Dubai Open

Dubai: German World No. 9 Angelique Kerber beat the Czech Republic’s Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the second round of the Dubai Open here. The German star’s next opponent will be Italy’s Sara Errani, who defeated Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko 6-4, 6-3, reports Efe. In other action on Tuesday, Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro advanced […]

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Chris Lynn ruled out of PSL

DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars campaign to take home the Pakistan Super League (PSL) trophy this year suffered a huge blow when Australian batsman Chris Lynn was ruled out of the tournament on Wednesday. Lynn suffered a shoulder injury during T20I against New Zealand. According to Cricket Australia, he disclosed his shoulder and will not travel for […]

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Messi ends Chelsea drought to give Barcelona last-16 edge

LONDON: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte rued one costly mistake as Lionel Messi gave Barcelona the upper hand from the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie by salvaging a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. Messi struck for the first time in nine games against Chelsea 15 minutes from the end, as Andres Iniesta punished […]

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Norway´s Bjoergen becomes most successful Winter Olympian

PYEONGCHANG: South Korea: Norway´s Marit Bjoergen became the most successful athlete in Winter Olympic history on Wednesday as she took bronze behind a stunning win for USA in cross-country skiing´s women´s team sprint free. Bjoergen´s bronze with Maiken Caspersen Falla put her on 14 Olympic medals, outstripping fellow Norwegian Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who has 13 […]

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Want to stay with Real Madrid: Zidane

Madrid: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane sought to quash media speculation about his future by stating emphatically that he wants to remain with the club. “I’m not tired,” the Frenchman said a week after another pre-match press conference where he described Real Madrid as the most exhausting club to manage, reports Efe. It has been […]