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Haryana Beat Jaipur To Enter PWL Final
Haryana Hammers entered the Pro Wrestling League (PWL) final for the second consecutive year with a comfortable 6-3 win over Jaipur Ninjas in their semi-final contest at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. Haryana, who had lost to Mumbai Garudas -- now renamed as Mumbai Maharathi -- in ..
PM Urges Nation To Support U-17 Football World Cup
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the nation to support the efforts to host a successful U-17 football World Cup later this year. In a statement, the PM spoke about how the competition can spark a monumental change in the country. "India is going to host the U-17 World Cup in 2017,..
Duan Yingying Gets First Ever Australian Open Win
China's Duan Yingying registered her first ever win at the Australian Open on Monday, defeating Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. "I was shaking when I came on court," Sramkova told Xinhua news agency. "Before the match I watched the video of her playing, I expected that (i..
Azharuddin’s Nomination For HCA Polls Rejected
In a setback to former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin, his nomination for the post of president of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) was rejected by the returning officer on Saturday. Returning officer K. Rajeev Reddy cited the ban imposed on Azhar by the Board of Control for Cricket in..
Flamengo Sign Former Brazil Midfielder Romulo
Flamengo have announced the signing of former Brazil international midfielder Romulo in a four-year deal. The 26-year-old will join his new team-mates in Rio de Janeiro next week after Russian football club Spartak Moscow agreed to terminate his contract, which still had six months to run, report..
Carlos Alberto Set To Join Brazil’s Atletico Paranaense
Former Porto and Brazil international midfielder Carlos Alberto is set to join Brazilian Serie A club Atletico Paranaense, according to media reports. The 32-year-old has agreed personal terms and underwent a medical at Atletico's headquarters in Curitiba on Wednesday, Uol Esporte..
Messi Free-Kick Goal Puts Barca In Copa Del Rey Quarters
Lionel Messi scored a brilliant free-kick goal against Athletic Bilbao to book a quarterfinal berth for FC Barcelona at the Copa del Rey tournament here. The Catalans, on Wednesday came into the clash at Camp Nou having lost the first leg 1-2 but were able to rally and win 4-3 on aggregate thanks..
East Bengal Sign Robin Singh For I-League
Kolkata giants East Bengal have signed India striker Robin Singh for their I-League football campaign this season. Robin, who had started his professional career with East Bengal in 2010, had left the club in 2013 to join Bengaluru FC. The tall Delhi boy spent three seasons with Bengaluru and ..
Never Thought Would Captain India In All Three Formats: Kohli
Virat Kohli on Wednesday expressed his happiness at the prospect of leading India in all three formats of cricket, terming it "surreal". Kohli, the Test skipper, succeeded M.S. Dhoni as the limited overs team skipper recently after the Ranchi-born cricketer stepped down. He will lead India in the..
India Captain Sreejesh Included In FIH Athletes’ Committee
Indian men's hockey team captain P.R. Sreejesh was on Wednesday nominated as a member of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) athletes' committee by the global body's executive board. The athletes' committee comprises a total of eight current and former hockey players who act as a liaison be..