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Nadal through to Rio Open quarterfinals

Rio de Janeiro (IANS): World No.1 Rafael Nadal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Rio Open with a 6-1, 6-2 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Montanes. The 27-year-old will now face the winner of the second-round match between Albert Ramos ...

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Time has come to look beyond Dhoni: Amarnath

New Delhi (PTI): Former India cricketer Mohinder Amarnath says the time has come to remove Mahendra Singh Dhoni from captaincy as his “defensive approach” has resulted in the country’s prolonged failure on foreign soil. “Dhoni is a defensive captain who ...

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Sushil, Yogeshwar to miss World Cup

New Delhi (PTI): Olympic medallist grapplers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt will not be a part of the next month’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup as the two have been given further rest by the federation from national duties. Sushil and ...

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NZ clinch series as India draw

Wellington (PTI): India ended their ignominious tour of New Zealand by drawing the second and final cricket Test after home team skipper Brendon McCullum became the first Kiwi batsman to hit a triple-century and stage an incredible turnaround to clinch ...

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Tendulkar inspired Unmukt

New Delhi (PTI): Former India Under-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand has revealed that it was a gesture from legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar that inspired him to work harder and dream bigger. Talking about his recent meeting with Tendulkar, ...

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Kuldeep hat-trick propels India

Dubai (IANS): India survived a scare from minnows Scotland as Sarfaraz Khan eventually bailed out the defending champions to win the Group A match by five wickets in the ICC Under-19 World Cup here Monday. Electing to bat first, Scotland ...

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