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Inspired by Asamoah Gyan, Gokulam's Antwi hopes to shine in I-League

Inspired by Asamoah Gyan, Gokulam's Antwi hopes to shine in I-League

Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Around 11 years ago, a certain striker from Ghana named Asamoah Gyan missed a crucial penalty in the 2010 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal against Uruguay, but still went on to make history by being the highest international goal-scorer from his country.Fast-forward to the present ...

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Root double ton headlines England's win over SL in 1st Test

Root double ton headlines England's win over SL in 1st Test

Galle, Jan 18 (IANS) England on Monday completed the formalities of scoring the additional 36 runs to win the first Test against Sri Lanka by seven wickets at the Galle International Stadium.Resuming on 38/3 on Day Five, wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow and debutant Danial Lawrence carried Englan...

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4th Test: Smith's fifty helps Australia extend lead to 276 at Tea

4th Test: Smith's fifty helps Australia extend lead to 276 at Tea

Brisbane, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia on Monday extended their lead to 276 at Tea on Day Four of the fourth and final Test against India at The Gabba.At the end of the second session, Australia were 243/7 in their second innings with Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc at the crease on 2 and 1 respectively b...

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Messi shown first red card of Barcelona career

Messi shown first red card of Barcelona career

Seville, Jan 18 (IANS) Star striker Lionel Messi was handed his first-ever red card of his Barcelona career during their 2-3 defeat against Athletic Club in the Spanish Super Cup final.The incident happened in extra time of Sunday's game when Messi was handed the red card for violent conduct against...

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Gurpreet Singh wins men's 25m rapid fire pistol T1 trials

Gurpreet Singh wins men's 25m rapid fire pistol T1 trials

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Army marksman and Olympian Gurpreet Singh won the men's 25m rapid fire pistol T1 trials recently held at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range in the national capital.It was a Services 1-2-3 as fellow Army man Neeraj Kumar and the Air Force's Shivam Shukla emerged second and th...

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UAE-Ireland second ODI gets green light from authorities

UAE-Ireland second ODI gets green light from authorities

Abu Dhabi, Jan 18 (IANS) The second ODI between UAE and Ireland will take place on Monday after been given a green signal by the UAE authorities."Emirates Cricket Board is delighted to confirm that the fourth match in the Sky247.net Abu Dhabi ODI Series 2021 between the UAE and Ireland has been appr...

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Players forced into hard quarantine ahead of Australian Open

Players forced into hard quarantine ahead of Australian Open

Sydney, Jan 18 (IANS) Dozens of the world's top tennis players have been forced into a strict two-week hotel quarantine ahead of the Australian Open after at least four passengers on charter flights bound for the tournament tested positive for Covid-19.As of Monday, positive cases on three flights a...

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Australia 149/4 at lunch on fourth day, ahead by 182 runs

Australia 149/4 at lunch on fourth day, ahead by 182 runs

Brisbane, Jan 18 (IANS) Australia went to lunch at 149 for four in their second innings on the fourth day of the fourth and final Test against India. They are 182 runs ahead.Steve Smith is batting on 28 and Cameron Green on four.Australia began well with both openers David Warner and Marcus adding 6...

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Shardul Thakur keeps calm, leads India's resistance with bat and ball

Shardul Thakur keeps calm, leads India's resistance with bat and ball

New Delhi: In 62 matches across eight seasons of first-class cricket, pace bowler Shardul Thakur had scored just six half-centuries.His seventh, at the Gabba for India against Australia in just his second Test, has become most famous and important.The right-arm pace bowler, who picked three wickets ...

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Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Moorthy fifer helps Puducherry beat Mumbai

Syed Mushtaq Ali T20: Moorthy fifer helps Puducherry beat Mumbai

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Mumbai were blown away for just 94 runs by Puducherry here at the Wankhede Stadium in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy and lost the match by six wickets. Puducherry's Shanta Moorthy took five wickets for 20 runs and Shivam Dube was Mumbai's highest scorer on just 28 runs.Dube pu...

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