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Djokovic, Pliskova advance to second round at Roland Garros

Djokovic, Pliskova advance to second round at Roland Garros

Paris, Sep 30 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic dominated his first round match at the French Open 2020 as he swept aside Sweden's Mikael Ymer in straight sets.On Tuesday, Djokovic defeated Ymer 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 in just 98 minutes and during the course of his win, one of the most notable features ...

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Manchester City complete signing of Ruben Dias from Benfica

Manchester City complete signing of Ruben Dias from Benfica

Manchester, Sep 30 (IANS) Manchester City have completed the signing of Portuguese international Ruben Dias from Benfica. The 23-year-old centre-back has signed a six-year contract, which keeps him at the club until 2026.Dias has made more than 100 appearances in three seasons for the Lisbon giants,...

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Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara tests positive for Covid-19

Liverpool's Thiago Alcantara tests positive for Covid-19

London, Sep 30 (IANS) Liverpool FC have confirmed that Spain international midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for Covid-19."Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines," the club said in a s...

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Essex under fire after alcohol poured over Muslim cricketer

Essex under fire after alcohol poured over Muslim cricketer

London, Sep 29 (IANS) County Cricket Club Essex is under fire after one of their players was pictured pouring alcohol over his Muslim teammate while celebrating their Bob Willis Trophy victory. While many demanded that the club issued an apology, the club stopped short of doing so, saying that "furt...

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Bengaluru's Yash Aradhya set to race in French F4 Championship

Bengaluru's Yash Aradhya set to race in French F4 Championship

Bengaluru, Sep 29 (IANS) Two-time National Karting Championship winner Yash Aradhya is all set to race in the FIA FFSA French Formula 4 for 2020.The only Indian in the series, Yash will be participating in the Open Category of the FIA Formula 4 French which is scheduled at the Paul Ricard circuit in...

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Can assess my fitness fully once I compete in events: Dutee

Can assess my fitness fully once I compete in events: Dutee

"I have started my training a long time back and I am feeling fit. I have been preparing for events as and when they happen," Dutee told IANS on Tuesday."Currently, I am waiting for the competitions to take place. Only then can I exactly know how my fitness is because it will only the...

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Looking to learn new skill sets from pro boxing: Vikas Krishan

Looking to learn new skill sets from pro boxing: Vikas Krishan

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan said that he is looking to inculcate some new skills from professional boxing before he returns to the amateur arena in time for the Tokyo Olympics. The 28-year-old Haryana boxer said that his experience in pro boxing will help him wi...

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I-League Qualifier: Garhwal FC are not underdogs, says Sayak Barai

I-League Qualifier: Garhwal FC are not underdogs, says Sayak Barai

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The 2020-21 footballing season will get underway with the I-League Qualifier 2020 as five teams - ARA FC, Bhawanipore FC, FC Bengaluru United, Garhwal FC and Mohammedan SC - will battle it out for the direct entry in the I-League 2020-21.Garhwal FC, who hail from the nationa...

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Ellyse Perry out of New Zealand series due to injury

Ellyse Perry out of New Zealand series due to injury

Brisbane, Sep 29 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry will be missing the remainder of the limited-overs series against New Zealand, skipper Meg Lanning confirmed on Tuesday.Perry, who tore her right hamstring during the Women's T20 World Cup in Australia in March, had hoped to resume against t...

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PCB signs MoU with PITB for e-FOAS

PCB signs MoU with PITB for e-FOAS

Lahore, Sep 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the implementation of e-Filling and Office Automation System (e-FOAS) at the cricket headquarters.Wasim Khan and Azfar Manzoor signed t...

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