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NBA legend Kobe Bryant and daughter killed in helicopter crash

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and daughter 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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Portuguese motorbike rider dies in crash at Dakar Rally

Portuguese motorbike rider dies in crash at Dakar Rally

Riyadh: Portuguese motorbike rider Paulo Goncalves passed away after a crash during the seventh stage of Dakar Rally here on Sunday.According to a BBC report, the 40-year-old suffered the fatal accident after 276 km of the seventh stage.A statement from the organisers said that he was brought dead t...

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India squad for Women's T20 World Cup - Complete List

India squad for Women's T20 World Cup - Complete List

New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Women on Sunday announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Women's T20 World Cup.Star India all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur will lead the 15-member India squad at the upcoming ICC Women's T20 World Cup with Bengal's rookie batswoman Ri...

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Row in Ranji Trophy match: Shubman Gill 'abuses' umpire after being given out

Row in Ranji Trophy match: Shubman Gill 'abuses' umpire after being given out

Mohali: A huge controversy erupted on Friday when Punjab opener Shubman Gill allegedly "abused" the umpire after being given out and refused to walk off the field during their Ranji Trophy game against Delhi at the I.S. Bindra Stadium. Gill argued with the umpire and refused to leave the field aft...

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Mary Kom snubs Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands after bout

Mary Kom snubs Nikhat Zareen, refuses to shake hands after bout

New Delhi: Mary Kom beat Nikhat Zareen in the 51kg final of the women's trials for the Indian team that will travel to China in February for the Asia/Oceania Olympic qualifiers. In keeping with the build up to the bout which involved both camps exchanging words in public over several months, it wa...

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Navdeep Saini makes ODI debut; fans throng Barabati Stadium

Navdeep Saini makes ODI debut; fans throng Barabati Stadium

Cuttack: A large number of fans rushed to the Barabati Stadium on Sunday to watch the series-decider between India and West Indies.The three-match ODI series is levelled at 1-1. West Indies won the first ODI by eight wickets while in the second ODI, the hosts secured a 107-run victory."It is a cruci...

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Ronaldo's sister hits back at Virgil Van Dijk's jibe

Ronaldo's sister hits back at Virgil Van Dijk's jibe

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk finished second behind Lionel Messi in Monday’s Ballon D'Or award ceremony in Paris — the latest in a plethora of football awards — with Cristiano Ronaldo third. Ronaldo was absent from the presentation for the prize he has won five times, preferring to go to Mil...

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Ronaldo's sister hits back at Virgil Van Dijk's jibe

Ronaldo's sister hits back at Virgil Van Dijk's jibe

Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk finished second behind Lionel Messi in Monday’s Ballon D'Or award ceremony in Paris — the latest in a plethora of football awards — with Cristiano Ronaldo third. Ronaldo was absent from the presentation for the prize he has won five times, preferring to go to Mila...

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'Upbeat' Ganguly wants India to play D/N Test in every series

'Upbeat' Ganguly wants India to play D/N Test in every series

BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly believes day-night Test is the way forward and and wants the team under Virat Kohli to play at least one such pink-ball match in every series. India became the last major cricket nation to embrace day-night tests when they hosted neighbours Bangladesh in front of a sellout ...

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Shape up or ship out, Shastri warns 'talented' Pant

Shape up or ship out, Shastri warns 'talented' Pant

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri is disappointed with young Rishabh Pant for letting the team down during India's recent tour of the West Indies. Shastri has made it clear that Pant will be "rapped on the knuckles" if he keeps on playing rash shots like the one he did against the West Indies rec...

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