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100 metres in 9.51 seconds: Another Kambala racer might be 'faster than Bolt'

Livemint February 18,2020

According to local media in Karnataka, Nishant Shetty and his buffaloes have pipped Srinivas Gowda

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Kings XI Punjab set to acquire St Lucia franchise of CPL

Livemint February 18,2020

St Lucia Zouks is one of the six teams competing in the CPL.St Lucia Zouks are led by former West Indies captain Darren Sammy

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Sachin Tendulkar wins Laureus Sporting Moment Award for 2011 World Cup triumph

Livemint February 18,2020

India beat Sri Lanka in the final of Cricket World Cup 2011.The moment, titled 'Carried on the shoulders of a nation', describing the moment when Team India members carried Tendulkar on their shoulder...

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Srinivas Gowda, dubbed India's 'Usain Bolt', turns down sprint trial at SAI

Livemint February 17,2020

Srinivas Gowda and his buffaloes ran 142.5 metres in 13.62 seconds, setting a record in the annual race known as Kambal.With Olympics looming in July, Gowda politely declined an invitation from India'...

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Coronavirus impact: Chinese wrestlers not to compete in Asian Championships in Delhi

Livemint February 17,2020

Wrestling Federation of India assistant secretary Vinod Tomar told PTI that the government has denied visas to the 40-strong Chinese contingent.The Indian government has cancelled all e-visas for Chin...

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New selectors will be in office by end of India's New Zealand tour: Madan Lal

Livemint February 17,2020

The applicants include former India pacers Ajit Agarkar and Venkatesh Prasad among others.The national selection panel includes Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe and Sarandeep Singh, all of who have one m...

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India to play day-night Test in Australia

Livemint February 16,2020

This comes a month after captain Virat Kohli asserted that his team was ready to play a day-night Test anywhere in Australia.India played their maiden day-night Test against Bangladesh last November a...

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BCCI grants 2 crore to Indian Cricketers' Association

Livemint February 16,2020

The decision was taken at the BCCI's apex council meeting on Sunday.The ICA has received an initial grant but will have to raise money on its own in the long run

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Manchester City given two-season European ban over financial fair-play breaches

Livemint February 14,2020

European football's governing body said that City 'failed to cooperate in the investigation'.Pep Guardiola's Manchester City face Real Madrid in this season's Champions League last 16

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Financial pull of UEFA knockouts

Livemint February 13,2020

Big clubs need to stay in the hunt and advance deeper in major European football competitions to preserve their revenues, small clubs to generate windfalls

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Sanjeev Stalin signs for top-tier Portuguese club CD Aves

Livemint February 12,2020

Even though the India U-17 team failed to win even a single game at the U-17 World Cup Stalin shone with his bright performances.The 19-year old has been training with the Portuguese side for the last...

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Bangladesh's aggressive celebration against India: ICC to 'review' footage

Livemint February 10,2020

As soon as the match ended, it became tense with Bangladeshi players rushing to the ground and displaying aggressive body language.While Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali apologised for the 'unfortunate in...

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Virat Kohli once again India’s most valuable celebrity brand icon

Livemint February 05,2020

Others cricketers in the top 20 included former India captains Sachin Tendulkar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Kohli, who is currently leading India in New Zealand, saw is valuation rise by 39% to $237.5 mi...

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Tokyo Olympics boss 'extremely worried' about deadly virus

Livemint February 05,2020

The Tokyo Olympics begin on July 24 with the Paralympics starting on August 25.Toshiro Muto, CEO Tokyo Olympics said he hoped the outbreak in China would be quickly contained to restore confidence in ...

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Can MS Dhoni return to international cricket? Kapil Dev says could be tough

Livemint February 03,2020

MS Dhoni was last month dropped from the BCCI's list of centrally contracted players

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Former Harvard student gets his school the first Super Bowl touchdown

Livemint February 03,2020

Kyle Juszczyk became the first former Harvard Crimson athlete to score a Super Bowl touchdown.The 28-year-old studied economics and played tight end for the Crimson before he was drafted in 2013

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Are cricketers playing more now?

Livemint January 30,2020

Compared with 2009, they are not, shows data. There is more cricket being played, but rotation and rest are active levers of time management now

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Roger Federer fined $3,000 for swearing at Australian Open

Livemint January 29,2020

Federer was handed a code violation for swearing in the third set of Tuesday's match after the lineswoman reported him to chair umpire.Federer clarified in his post-match news conference that he had s...

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Saudi Aramco chairman could become Premier League club’s chief: Report

Livemint January 28,2020

On Saturday, Wall Street Journal broke the story that Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund wants to buy an 80% stake in Newcastle United

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Kobe Bryant, the legend who redefined basketball

Livemint January 27,2020

During his 20-year pro career, he won five NBA titles with the LA Lakers and two Olympic golds.A 6-foot-6 small forward, Bryant was a gifted scorer whose intensity and work ethic became lore throughou...

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IPL 2020: No change in timing of night games, clarifies Ganguly

Livemint January 27,2020

'There was discussion about 7.30 pm but it's not happening,' said the BCCI president.'We will have only five double headers (4pm and 8 pm) this time,' said Ganguly

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NBA legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash at 41

Livemint January 26,2020

Five people are confirmed dead in the incident that took place when Bryant's private helicopter went down in Calabasas.Bryant was a five-time NBA champion in a career that began in 1996 and lasted unt...

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Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for 340 million pounds

Livemint January 26,2020

Three years ago, Staveley's firm PCP Capital Partners made an offer for it for a reported 250 million pounds but the talks broke down.Newcastle United has been up for sale for a number of years

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If India skips Asia Cup, Pakistan won't be part of 2021 T20 World Cup: PCB

Livemint January 25,2020

'The hosting rights have been given to us by the Asian Cricket Council and we can't just hand them over to anyone,' said PCB CEO Wasim Khan.Khan also confirmed that a security delegation from Cricket ...

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A general inquiry into the best batting line-up

Livemint January 23,2020

Different batting positions require different skills and approaches.The 1975 World Cup-winning West Indies team had a dream line-up

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India needs to know how to win big moments: WV Raman Indian Women’s Cricket Team Head Coach

Economic Times February 18,2020

First thing is you just let them flower and don’t tamper much. Second, you need to try and make the most of the talent without putting any real pressure. I can tell you something very honestly. With...

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IPL schedule released: Inaugural match between MI vs CSK on March 29, finals on May 24

Economic Times February 18,2020

There will will just six afternoon games this year and will be no doubleheader matches on Saturdays. The double-headers are now only limited to Sundays. Night matches will commence at 8, while the aft...

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Coronavirus impact: Chinese wrestlers not to compete in Asian Championships in Delhi

Economic Times February 17,2020

Wrestling Federation of India assistant secretary Vinod Tomar said that the govt has denied visas to the 40-strong Chinese contingent. "We have got to know that the government has not granted visas to...

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'United by Emotion': Tokyo 2020 unveils Games motto

Economic Times February 17,2020

The official Olympic motto is "Citius, Altius, Fortius" or "Faster, Higher, Stronger", but each host city chooses its own motto to accompany that edition of the Games. London's motto in 2012 was "Insp...

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No point thinking about poor run of form: Mayank Agarwal, cricketer

Economic Times February 16,2020

Whatever has happened has happened. Yes, I got an 81 in the second innings and I want to take this confidence forward into the Test match,” Agarwal said. While he wasn't keen on dissecting what went...

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Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case

Economic Times February 15,2020

The International Biathlon Union on Saturday announced a two-year ban for Evgeny Ustyugov, who was part of the gold medal-winning men's relay team six years ago, citing evidence he used the banned ste...

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UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for 2 seasons

Economic Times February 15,2020

The Abu Dhabi-owned team was also fined 30 million euros ($33 million) after an investigation that was sparked by leaked internal correspondence showing City overstated sponsorship revenue and masked ...

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How Getafe are Upsetting La Liga's Order

Economic Times February 14,2020

Getafe and Barca are chasms apart in everything. Yet, they compete as near equals tonight

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Indian openers fail the pre-test

Economic Times February 14,2020

All the three designated openers — Mayank Agarwal (1), Prithvi Shaw (0) and Shubman Gill (0) — failed the seam and bounce test, falling cheaply. With skipper Virat Kohli opting for an intense net ...

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The dirty game between Uefa and Manchester City

Economic Times February 14,2020

A bitter feud between Manchester City and UEFA could lead to the club being banned from the Champions League and face points deduction in the Premier League

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There is no ‘Plan B’ for 2020 Olympics

Economic Times February 14,2020

​​The dynamic growth of the Olympics makes any schedule change difficult. There is also the matter of millions of tickets sold, flights and hotels booked, and $3 billion in local sponsorship sold ...

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Cricket: Why Delhi Capitals co-owner slams Indian team management

Economic Times February 13,2020

An IPL team owner commenting on the selection matters of the national cricket team is not common. Usually, it is the coaches, or the former players associated with the franchises, who opine on such is...

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Arjuna awardees, international/national sportspersons exempted from purview of strict Arms Act

Economic Times February 13,2020

The parliament in December 2019 had amended the Arms Act under which punishment for illegally possessing and making prohibited arms was enhanced. During the debate in parliament, Union Home Minister A...

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Women’s T20I tri-series: The pleasure & pain of being an Indian fan

Economic Times February 12,2020

At the end of the 14th over, India needed 45 runs in the last six overs to lock in only their second-ever series win in Australia. There were two set batters at the crease: Smriti Mandhana in red hot ...

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India suffer whitewash as NZ win third ODI by 5 wickets to avenge T20 series defeat

Economic Times February 11,2020

Openers Henry Nicholls and Martin Guptill gave the Black Caps a flying start with 80 and 66 respectively before Colin de Grandhomme saw them home when he bludgeoned 58 off 28 balls.

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