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newsbadmintonan hour ago

Denmark Open | Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth crash out

Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out of the Denmark Open in their first round singles competitions on Wednesday. Meanwhile, men’s singles player Sameer Verma made it through to round two, as did the mixed doubles duo of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and N Sikki Reddy.
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newsfootball15 hours ago

Excited to be back after knee surgery, elates Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua has been missing from action for club and country due to a knee injury but the Chennaiyin FC striker is raring to go again after recuperating from surgery. Jeje has been impressed with the Indian team under Igor Stimac and hopes to return to national duty soon.
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newscricket16 hours ago

Tend to control my emotions better than a few others, says MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni, the most successful wicketkeeper-batsman for India, shared his formula of success and stated that he tends to control his emotions better than a few other individuals. This is also Dhoni's first commercial appearance since India's semi-final exit from the World Cup in July.
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newstabletennis16 hours ago

Believe good times are just round the corner, says Manika Batra

Indian paddler Manika Batra ended the 2018 season with many medals and awards in her bag but a reality check struck her as she dropped out of the top-50 rankings in 2019 after a string of inconsistent performances. Keeping Olympics qualification in mind, Manika is eyeing a return to the top-50.
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newsathletics16 hours ago

My chances are better in 800m than 1500m, believes PU Chitra

The 2017 and 2019 Asian 1500m champion PU Chitra feels that the Tokyo entry standard for 1500m is very tough and now plans to work on the 800m seriously for a Tokyo ticket. Her coach JS Bhatia believes that she could improve by a big margin in the longer race if she fulfills her potential.
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newskabaddi16 hours ago

PKL 2019 | Had quite a few lapses in defence, admits Dharmaraj Cheralathan

Haryana Steelers skipper Dharmaraj Cheralathan has admitted that the lapses in defence against Mumba led to the team losing in the eliminator encounter. He also talked about his experience of working with Rakesh Kumar after Haryana Steelers lost to U Mumba with a scoreline of 46-38.
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newsfootball17 hours ago

India women defeat Bangladesh to seal SAFF U-15 championship

India beat Bangladesh 5-3 on a penalty shoot-out to win the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship after the final ended goal-less in the regulation time at the Changlimithang Stadium, Bhutan on Tuesday. Both keepers were on the top of their game as they kept denying the attackers to keep to score nil-nil.
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newscricket17 hours ago

The Hundred | Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith and Lasith Malinga among most expensive players

The brand new 100-ball format is set to make its debut next year and ECB has released the reserve price of the 570 players who will be up for grabs at the main draft. Chris Gayle, David Warner, Steve Smith, Lasith Malinga and Kagiso Rabada have registered with the highest base price of £125,000.
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newsfootball17 hours ago

ISL 2019-20 | Anas Edathodika, Jobby Justin to miss ATK’s opening fixture against Kerala

ATK head coach Antonio Lopez Habas will have to do without the services of two of his new signings - striker Jobby Justin and defender Anas Edathodika - in their opening fixture of the ISL 2019-20 season against Kerala. Jobby will miss the first three games while Anas will be out for only the first.
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newskabaddi17 hours ago

PKL 2019 | Fazel Atrachali told us to play freely without any pressure, reveals Abhishek Singh

U Mumba raider Abhishek Singh has revealed that before the match against Haryana Steelers, skipper Fazel Atrachali had advised them to play freely and not to take the pressure of the eliminator game. Abhishek also spoke about the camaraderie between him and the other raider Arjun Deshwal.
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