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Boxing: Vikas Krishan in quarters

2014-10-29 13:21:28

Incheon: Indian boxer Vikas Krishan eased past Azamat Uulu Kanybek of Kyrgyzstan to reach the quarter-finals of the men's middle weight (75kg) category of the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here Monday.Vikas Krishan won by a unanimous decision, dominating all three rounds of the bout. Judge A of Hungary ruled the bout 30-26 in favour of the Indian fighter. Judge B of Turkey gave the Indian ...
Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Thursday said that BCCI should think of appointing young Virat Kohli as the Test captain after India's drubbing in the longest format in the recently concluded series in England.The 51-year-old came down heavily on skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and said,"You don't survive as a captain. If you perform then only you stay for a long time. If you don't perform, ...
Sydney: Australian coach Darren Lehmann said on Sunday fearsome fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.Johnson was withdrawn from the Champions League Twenty20 with a rib injury, but left with the national squad for the UAE on Sunday.Johnson is the world's leading pace bowler after prominent roles in the recent Test ...

Kings pocket easy win

2014-10-29 00:06:53

Mohali: Career best spells by Anureet Singh and Akshar Patel guided Kings XI Punjab to a seven-wicket win over Cape Cobras in the Champions League T20 at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Sunday.Anureet (3/12) and Patel (3/15) triggered a late batting collapse of Cape Cobras, who were skittled out for 135 runs in 18.3 oversOpeners Richard Levi (42) and Hashim Amla (40) gave Cobras ...
London: John Terry became the second Chelsea player this year to make 100 appearances in the Champions League when he captained his side against Sporting Lisbon in their Group G match in Portugal on Tuesday.His team mate goalkeeper Petr Cech, on the bench for the match in Lisbon, achieved the landmark in March and Terry becomes the 20th player to also reach that milestone.However, Barcelona midfielder ...
Manchester United football team manager Louis van Gaal has no complaints about the red card that captain Wayne Rooney received during Saturday's 2-1 win over West Ham United. Rooney received a red card from referee Lee Mason during the Premier League match, being sent off for the sixth time in his career after kicking out at West Ham midfielder Stewart Downing. Van Gaal said that it was the right ...
Beijing: U.S. Open champions Marin Cilic and Serena Williams kicked off their China Open campaigns with straight sets victories against battling underdogs on Monday, but Rafa Nadal suffered defeat in a rare doubles outing on his return from injury. Williams, who won her 18th grand slam singles title in New York earlier this month, started sluggishly and found herself 5-0 and 40-15 down to Spanish ...
Incheon: Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung, here Monday.The fifth seeded Indians lost the summit clash 5-7 6-7(2) in an hour and 29 minutes to the eighth seeded local favourites.The Koreans, cheered by the home fans, ...
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