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Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among 4 recommended for Khel Ratna

Rohit Sharma, Vinesh Phogat among 4 recommended for Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Star Cricketer Rohit Sharma, decorated woman wrestler Vinesh Phogat, were among four athletes were recommended on Tuesday for this year's Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by the sports ministry’s selection committee.Other players in the list were TT player Manika Batra and Paralympic gold-wi...

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West Indies complete 14-day quarantine period, set for warm-up game in Manchester

West Indies complete 14-day quarantine period, set for warm-up game in Manchester

The West Indies cricket squad completed its 14-day isolation period in England on Monday and will step up its preparations for next month’s Test series by playing a three-day internal warm-up match in Manchester.The touring team has been in quarantine at Manchester’s Old Trafford cricket ground and ...

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Sourav Ganguly's brother refutes reports of testing COVID-19 positive

Sourav Ganguly's brother refutes reports of testing COVID-19 positive

Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) secretary Snehasish Ganguly on Saturday clarified that he is "perfectly healthy" and attending his office daily after various media reports claimed that he tested positive for coronavirus."I am perfectly healthy and I am going to office everyday. The news doing th...

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With anti-Chinese sentiments growing, BCCI open to reviewing its sponsorship with Vivo

With anti-Chinese sentiments growing, BCCI open to reviewing its sponsorship with Vivo

Anti-China sentiments are running high in India following the border clash between the two countries at Galwan valley earlier this week. The first skirmish at the India-China border in more than four decades left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. Since then, calls have been made to boycott Chinese p...

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Premier League, La Liga to use crowd noise gathered over the years during broadcast

Premier League, La Liga to use crowd noise gathered over the years during broadcast

Video game company EA Sports will play a key role in the return of two of Europe's top-flight football leagues. Electronic Arts will supply crowd noise for Spain's La Liga and England's Premier League broadcast, which the company has gathered over the years for its FIFA Soccer franchise.The use...

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Premier League clubs set for collective loss of 500 million pounds

Premier League clubs set for collective loss of 500 million pounds

The British Premier League may lose around 1 billion pounds in revenue this season hit by the coronavirus pandemic, despite plans to restart the competition on June 17 according to a report. The report further added that almost 500 million pounds will be lost permanently due to loss of matchday reve...

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'West Indies' arrival in England a 'huge step forward' for cricket"

'West Indies' arrival in England a 'huge step forward' for cricket

West Indies captain Jason Holder said international cricket will take a "huge step forward" following the coronavirus shutdown as his team arrived on June 9 for a Test series in England.The players were reportedly picked up from the various islands before being flown together via a chartered flight....

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We are savages, are we not learning: Rohit on Kerala incident

We are savages, are we not learning: Rohit on Kerala incident

Cartoon by Satish AcharyaIndian cricketer Rohit Sharma on Thursday said it was heartbreaking to hear about the death of a pregnant elephant in Kerala, adding that no animal deserves to be treated with cruelty."We are savages. Are we not learning? To hear what happened to the elephant in Kerala was h...

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BCCI not impressed as Shardul Thakur trains outdoors in Mumbai

BCCI not impressed as Shardul Thakur trains outdoors in Mumbai

Mumbai: After the two months of standstill in sports due to the coronavirus pandemic, pacer Shardul Thakur on Saturday became the first Indian cricketer to return to outdoor training in the country.The speedster, who lives in non-red zone district Palghar, resumed outdoor practice and bowled a varie...

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter, 7 others killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter, 7 others killed in helicopter crash

Los Angeles: Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas of southern California on Sunday."It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Kobe Bryant and four others in a helicopter crash in Calabasas," the City of Calabasas confirmed on its ...

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