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RCB win toss, choose to bat against KKR (Toss)

RCB win toss, choose to bat against KKR (Toss)

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won the toss and chose to bat against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.Following are the squads of both the teams. RCB squad: : Virat Kohli (captain), Devdutt Padik...

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Koeman sets sights on La Liga after securing maiden Barca title

Koeman sets sights on La Liga after securing maiden Barca title

Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Ronald Koeman has revelled in his first title as Barcelona head coach but has set his sights on clinching the La Liga crown.Barcelona lifted the Copa del Rey with a 4-0 win over Athletic Bilbao in Saturday's final, marking the Dutchman's first title since taking over at Camp ...

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World Youth Boxing: Five Indians storm into quarters

World Youth Boxing: Five Indians storm into quarters

Kielce, April 18 (IANS) Indian boxers put up a phenomenal performance at the AIBA Youth Men's and Women's World Boxing Championships with five of them making it to the quarter-finals on the fifth day of the competition on Sunday.Asian junior champion Biswamitra Chongtham led Indian boxers' charge in...

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Nagal one step away from Barcelona Open main draw

Nagal one step away from Barcelona Open main draw

Barcelona, April 18 (IANS) India's top-ranked men's tennis player Sumit Nagal overcame a tough challenge from Ukraine's Illya Marchenko 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 in the ATP 500 Barcelona Open qualifier to be one step away from the main draw of the tournament.The 136th-ranked Nagal, who is aiming to get into the...

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MI's Rohit Sharma makes a statement with 'Save the Corals' art

MI's Rohit Sharma makes a statement with 'Save the Corals' art

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma has environmental issues very close to his heart, it seems. The cricketer came out on the field against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Saturday wearing shoes with "Save the Corals" art on them.MI defeated the David Warner-led SRH by 13 r...

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Sheffield relegated after defeat at Wolves

Sheffield relegated after defeat at Wolves

London, April 18 (IANS) Sheffield United's miserable season was capped after relegation was finally confirmed following a 1-0 defeat at Wolves.The rock-bottom Blades will play in the Sky Bet Championship next term after Willian Jose's second-half winner, DPA reported.Under caretaker boss Paul Heckin...

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Rutuja-Zeel win doubles, India pull off consolation win against Latvia

Rutuja-Zeel win doubles, India pull off consolation win against Latvia

Jurmala (Latvia), April 18 (IANS) The pair of Rutuja Bhosale and Zeel Desai pulled one back as India won the double match against Latvia to end their Billie Jean King Cup World Group play-off campaign on a positive note after having lost all three singles matches.Zeel and Rutuja defeated Daniela Vis...

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Chess champion Anand pays heartfelt tribute to late father

Chess champion Anand pays heartfelt tribute to late father

Chennai, April 18 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion, Viswanathan Anand, on Sunday paid a heartfelt tribute to his father, K. Viswanathan, who passed away on April 15 owing to age-related problems. He was 92.Anand, who is one of the few players to have surpassed an Elo rating of 2800, said that t...

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AFC Champions League: FC Goa's impressive run continues

AFC Champions League: FC Goa's impressive run continues

Goa, April 18 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) club FC Goa came up with another impressive performance, keeping their slate clean in a goalless draw against UAE's Al Wahda in an AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage match late on Saturday night.After a gritty performance against the top-flight Qata...

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Future not clear, says Flick after deciding to leave Bayern

Future not clear, says Flick after deciding to leave Bayern

Berlin, April 18 (IANS) Hansi Flick has said he wants to leave as Bayern Munich coach after the season, making the announcement after the team went seven points clear at the top of the Bundesliga with a 3-2 victory in Wolfsburg.Flick said he had informed club bosses in mid-week about his decision an...

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