• Sri Lanka sweeps Pakistan 3-0 in Twenty20 series
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    Sri Lanka sweeps Pakistan 3-0 in Twenty20 series A second-string Sri Lanka team whitewashed top-ranked Pakistan 3-0 by registering 13-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 on Wednesday. Needing 54 runs off the last five overs with eight wickets in hand, Pakistan again stumbled in its run-chase for the…
  • Makeshift Germany held at home by Messi-less Argentina
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    Makeshift Germany held at home by Messi-less Argentina An experimental Germany team leaked two second-half goals as a weakened Argentina side, minus superstar Lionel Messi, earned a 2-2 draw in a friendly in Dortmund. Germany flew into a 2-0 lead thanks to first-half goals by Serge Gnabry and Kai Havertz,…
  • 'Magnificent Mary' secures 8th world medal, enters semifinals
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    ‘Magnificent Mary’ secures 8th world medal, enters semifinals Six-time champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) on Thursday assured herself an unprecedented eighth medal at the World Women's Boxing Championship after advancing to the semifinals of the event here. Mary Kom defeated a spirited rival in Colombia's Valencia Victoria, fetching a…
  • Something wrong with Pakistan's cricket system: Misbah
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    Something wrong with Pakistan’s cricket system: Misbah Pakistan's head coach Misbah-ul-Haq says the humiliating 0-3 hammering in a T20 series against a second-string Sri Lanka has opened his eyes to the fact that there is something seriously wrong with the country's cricket system. Misbah, who has faced criticism since becoming…
  • Neymar poised for 100th Brazil appearance
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    Neymar poised for 100th Brazil appearance Neymar reiterated his commitment to Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil's national team on Wednesday as he prepared to make his 100th international appearance. The 27-year-old has been jeered by many PSG fans this season after a failed bid to return to his former club Barcelona…
  • Neeraj Chopra not to participate in National Open Athletics
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    Neeraj Chopra not to participate in National Open Athletics Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra will return to action after a year-long injury lay-off when the 59th National Open Athletics Championships begins here on Thursday. Neeraj, who had clinched gold medals at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and Jakarta Asian Games,…
  • Shot putter Toor, 1500m runner Jinson crash out of World C'ships
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    Shot putter Toor, 1500m runner Jinson crash out of World C’ships India's Asian Games gold medallist duo of shot putter Tejinder Pal Singh Toor and 1500m runner Jinson Johnson crashed out of the World Athletics Championships after failing to qualify for the finals of their respective events. The 24-year-old Toor…
  • Murray's China Open run meets brave end in quarter-finals
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    Murray’s China Open run meets brave end in quarter-finals Andy Murray went down fighting in the China Open quarter-finals on Friday as the former world number one lost 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) to top seed Dominic Thiem. The 32-year-old Briton, battling to get back to a semblance of his best following…
  • Djokovic stuns Japan Open with machine-like tennis
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    Djokovic stuns Japan Open with machine-like tennis World number one Novak Djokovic on Friday put on a stunning show of supremacy at the Japan Open with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Lucas Pouille of France. The Serb more than overwhelmed his opponent in the quarterfinal match, showering Pouille with a…
  • Johnson-Thompson leads changing of world order
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    Johnson-Thompson leads changing of world order Katarina Johnson-Thompson deposed her great rival Nafissatou Thiam as heptathlon world champion on a night when two other 2017 titleholders also surrendered their crowns. Johnson-Thompson's victory could not be described as a shock but Salwa Eid Naser's victory in the 400 metres caused shockwaves…