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Ankita Raina bows out of French Open qualifiers

By: PTI | Paris | September 24, 2020 3:40:42 pm Ankita Raina suffered suffering a straight set defeat against Japan’s Kurumi Nara. (File Photo) Ankita Raina could not go past the second round at the French Open qualifiers, suffering a straight set defeat against Japan’s Kurumi Nara, in Paris on Thursday. Ankita, India’s top singles […]

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Watch: Virat Kohli explains Yo-Yo test to PM Narendra Modi

By: PTI | September 24, 2020 3:17:29 pm Fit India Movement marks one year on 24 September. (Twitter) Skipper Virat Kohli explained how the Yo-Yo test helped the Indian cricketers achieve high-level fitness when Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him about the mandatory running aerobic fitness routine. Prime Minister Modi was interacting with fitness experts […]

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashes out in second round of French Open qualifiers

By: PTI | September 23, 2020 9:45:58 pm Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost in the second round of qualifiers. (Source: File) Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashed out in the second round of the men’s singles qualifiers of the French Open after losing in straight sets to Aleksandar Vukic of Australia here on Wednesday. Prajnesh, India’s second-highest ranked singles player […]

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Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed tests positive for Covid-19 before Sri Lanka tour

By: PTI | Dhaka | September 23, 2020 7:47:45 pm Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed, right, celebrates with teammates. (AP Photo) Bangladesh fast bowler Abu Jayed has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of their tour of Sri Lanka, the country’s cricket board (BCB) said on Wednesday. “Pace bowler Abu Jayed Chowdhury Rahi has reported positive for […]

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Serena Williams embarks on latest quest for 24th major in French Open 2020

By: Reuters | Updated: September 23, 2020 7:33:47 pm Serena Williams in action in US Open 2020. (AP Photo) Serena Williams’ latest quest to make history begins when the curtain rises on the French Open at Roland Garros next week. While a Grand Slam brings enormous pressure for all, the weight of expectation is greater […]

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Mitchell Marsh ruled out of entire IPL 2020 due to ankle injury

By: Sports Desk | Updated: September 23, 2020 4:49:15 pm Mitchell Marsh was replaced by Jason Holder for this season. (Source: File) Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 because of the ankle injury he sustained in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on […]

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Daniil Medvedev beaten in Hamburg after run to US Open semifinals

By: AP | Updated: September 23, 2020 1:25:38 pm Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in action during his first round match against France’s Ugo Humbert. (REUTERS/Cathrin Mueller) Daniil Medvedev lost his first match since reaching the U.S. Open semifinals as he was beaten 6-4, 6-3 by unseeded French player Ugo Humbert in the first round of the […]

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RR v CSK: 14-day quarantine didn’t help, says MS Dhoni on lack of batting time

By: PTI | Updated: September 23, 2020 11:05:58 am Dhoni came in to bat at No. 7, sending the likes of Sam Curran and Kedar Jadhav ahead of him in a mammoth 217-run chase on Tuesday. (IPL/BCCI) The extended two-week quarantine of Chennai Super Kings hampered his preparations as he did not get enough time […]