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newscricket10 hours ago

Dinesh Chandimal banned from national team for two Tests and four ODIs

Sri Lankan skipper Dinesh Chandimal has been banned from playing in two Tests and four ODIs for his involvement in the ball-tampering saga in Windies. With the coach and manager, the skipper has been banned after pleading guilty to “conduct contrary to the spirit of the game”.
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newscricket11 hours ago

Chandrakant Pandit priotises Vidarbha coaching role over Indian women’s team

Former Indian wicket-keeper batsman, Chandrakant Pandit has turned down the offer to coach the Indian women’s national team to focus solely on his Vidarbha commitment. Pandit, who took charge as Vidarbha Cricket Association’s coach, led the cricket team to Ranji and Irani Trophy title last year.
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newssports12 hours ago

India accumulates four silver and five bronze medals at World Junior Wushu Championship

The Indian Wushu team have won four silver medals and five bronze medals at the seventh World Junior Wushu Championship in Brazil. The four silvers were gained in Sanshou, a combat sports, two in the sub-junior category, and two in the junior category of the Championship that was held in Rio.
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newsboxing13 hours ago

Indian boxers bag seven gold at Serbian Youth Boxing Tournament

Among the 13 Indian boxers, who had entered the semifinals of the Serbian Youth Boxing Tournament, seven of them have managed to clinch gold medals for the country. As a result, India claimed the top spot at the 36th Golden Glove of Vojvodina Youth Tournament with a total of 17 medals.
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newscricket15 hours ago

Stuart Broad needs to prove his fitness ahead of first Test against India

Stuart Broad is on course to play in England's first Test against India, but will need to prove his fitness in advance with Nottinghamshire. Broad experienced swelling in his left ankle during the two-match Test series against Pakistan, since when he has bowled only 22 overs out in the middle.
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newschess16 hours ago

GM Srinath Narayanan wins Faroes Open 2018, makes it second title in two months

India Grandmaster Srinath Narayanan clinched the Faroes Open 2018 after a draw in the ninth round against International Master Maksim Vavulin of Russia making it his second title in two months. Srinath had won the third Kolkata Open International Grandmasters Chess Tournament in May.
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newstennis16 hours ago

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Austin Krajicek win their third doubles title of season

India’s Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan won his third Challenger-level doubles title of the season with partner Austin Krajicek at the Winnetka event in the USA. The Indo-American pair won a tough three-setter 6-7 (4), 6-4, 10-5 win over second-seeded Roberto Maytin and Christopher Rungkat to win the trophy.
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newswrestling17 hours ago

Vinesh Phogat dominates 50 kg women’s freestyle to win Gold at Spanish Grand Prix

23-year-old Vinesh Phogat has recently won a gold medal in the 50 kg women’s freestyle category at the Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid on Sunday (July 15). Phogat faced Canada’s Natasha Fox in the finals where she gave up only one point during her five bouts and won the game comfortably.
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newshockey17 hours ago

Rani Rampal believes experience will be the key to India's success in women’s hockey World Cup

Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal has claimed that her team has got the experience needed to do well in the upcoming World Cup 2018 to be held in London between July 21 and August 5. The Indian team is grouped in Pool B alongside the Olympic gold medalists England, USA and Ireland.
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newscricket18 hours ago

Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane set to play for India A against England Lions

Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane are set to play for India ‘A’ against England Lions in their last First-class assignment at County Ground in Worcester to prepare for the upcoming England Test series. Both the players are not a part of the ODI squad but are likely to make it to the Test squad.
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