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Pujara fights on as India wobble to 74/5 on rain-hit 2nd day

Pujara fights on as India wobble to 74/5 on rain-hit 2nd day

Sports November 17, 2017 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

Kolkata, November 17 Cheteshwar Pujara came to India’s rescue after Sri Lankan seamer Dasun Shanaka’s twin strike had left the hosts gasping at 74 for five on a second consecutive rain-curtailed day of the opening cricket Test, here on Friday. After Suranga Lakmal’s (3/5) exploits on the first day ofRead More

Sindhu suffers shock defeat in China Open

Sindhu suffers shock defeat in China Open

Sports November 17, 2017 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

Fuzhou, November 17 PV Sindhu’s title defence lay in tatters after suffering a shock straight-game loss to hitherto unknown Chinese Gao Fangjie in the quarterfinals of the China Super Series Premier here on Friday. Sindhu seemed completely off-colour during her 38-minute duel with 19-year-old Fangjie, who upstaged her fancied WorldRead More

Sushil Kumar has been an inspiration for me: Sakshi Malik

Sports November 17, 2017 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Indore, November 17 Sakshi Malik, the bronze medal winner in the Rio Olympics in 2016, on Friday said the country’s star wrestler, Sushil Kumar, has always been an inspiration for her and like him, she wanted to win two consecutive medals in the Olympics. Talking to PTI on the sidelinesRead More

ATK & Kerala Blasters play out goal-less draw in ISL opener

ATK & Kerala Blasters play out goal-less draw in ISL opener

Sports November 17, 2017 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Kochi, November 17 Defending champions ATK and last edition’s losing finalists Kerala Blasters played out a dull goal-less draw in the opening match of the fourth edition of the Indian Super League here on Friday. The match between two sides, who have featured in the two summit clashes of theRead More

I need rest too and will ask for it: Kohli

I need rest too and will ask for it: Kohli

Sports November 16, 2017 at 4:52 am 0 comments

Kolkata, Virat Kohli made a strange claim today — he said that if you sliced his arm, he’d bleed. This is a strange claim because, due to his fitness, Kohli seems bloody metallic. It’s also strange because Kohli actually had to say that he’s human, after all. Kohli was talkingRead More

Saina sails, Sindhu toils

Saina sails, Sindhu toils

Sports November 16, 2017 at 4:51 am 0 comments

Fuzhou, Star Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Saina Nehwal made perfect starts to their campaigns at the China Open Super Series Premier by entering the women’s singles second round with straight-game wins over their respective rivals here today. While Saina made short work of USA’s Beiwan Zhang, second seed SindhuRead More

World No.1 Mittal gives trap a shot

Sports November 16, 2017 at 4:48 am 0 comments

New Delhi, It’s not often you see a reigning world No.1 shooter in a particular event trying his luck in another. At the Karni Singh Shooting Range here today, Ankur Mittal, the numero uno double trap shooter, made his debut in trap in the senior category at the National Championships.Read More

Woakes’ six-for gives England head start

Sports November 16, 2017 at 4:45 am 0 comments

Townsville, Pacer Chris Woakes snared six wickets to give England the upper hand in the final Ashes warm-up tie against a Cricket Australia XI, who were restricted to 249/9 on the opening day of the four-dayer here today. Fresh from a four-wicket haul in the second innings of the previousRead More

Federer overcomes young Zverev, enters semis for 14th time

Sports November 16, 2017 at 4:45 am 0 comments

LONDON, Roger Federer marched into the semifinals at the ATP Finals once again on Tuesday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev. The 36-year-old six-time champion may have been giving away 16Read More

Shock and grief in Italy as World Cup dream implodes

Shock and grief in Italy as World Cup dream implodes

Sports November 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Rome, November 14 Italians, who consider a spot in the World Cup finals a virtual birthright, slumped into collective depression on Tuesday after the national team failed to win a place among soccer’s elite for the first time in 60 years. “Disaster”, “nightmare”, “humiliation”, were just a few of theRead More