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Sania Mirza wins US Open

Sania-Mirza

India’s Sania Mirza captured her third Grand Slam mixed doubles title on Friday, winning the US Open crown with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares and then declared herself “a proud Indian”. Mirza and Soares defeated American Abigail Spears and Mexico’s Santiago ...

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Dhawan-Rahane fantastic

Dhawan-Rahane

It could easily have slipped to the background in the wake of India’s massive victory in the fourth Royal London ODI match at Edgbaston in Birmingham but left-handed Shikhar Dhawan drew attention to a beautiful aspect of the stand by ...

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President gives Arjuna awards

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The most prestigious trophy for sporting excellence – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – remained in the closet. And, the trophies that came out on Friday didn’t evoke the response one is used to witnessing in the hallowed precincts of the ...

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Sindhu in,Saina out

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Indian teen sensation PV Sindhu assured herself of a second consecutive bronze medal at the World Championship but it was curtains for star shuttler Saina Nehwal after she suffered a straight-game loss in the women’s singles quarter-finals in Copenhagen, Denmark ...

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Anushka denies wedding with Virat

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There were reports that BCCI had allowed the 26-year-old actor to stay in the same hotel as Kohli, the vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team, during the tour of England as they were going to tie the knot soon. But, now ...

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Manoj Kumar to file case

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Feeling “insulted” after his name was not added to this year’s list of Arjuna awardees, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday said he would sue the Sports Ministry for the “injustice” meted out to him. The controversial recommendation of boxer Jai ...

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Eng thrash India

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If a Test match is gruelling, what would one call a five-match Test series then? Ask the Indians and they would say soul-crushing and this was epitomised on day three of the fifth and the final Test at the Oval ...

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Babita, Vinesh for Asiad

Babita

Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold medallists Babita Kumari and Vinesh Phogat will spearhead a four-member Indian women’s wrestling team at the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, Korea from September 19 to October 4. Besides cousins Babita and Vinesh, CWG silver ...

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Fletcher’s role questioned

Duncan-Fletcher

About a kilometre down the road from the Old Trafford cricket ground stands the imposing structure of Manchester United Football Club. The legacy of one of the most successful football clubs is built around the work of their coaches (managers), ...

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Jadeja-Anderson row

Jadeja-Anderson

The BCCI’s review plea against the ‘not guilty’ verdict given to England’s James Anderson for allegedly pushing Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test was dismissed by the International Cricket Council on Wednesday. But the Indian cricket board is not ...

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