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French Open: Jelena Ostapenko makes shock 1st round exit

In French Open Tennis, defending champion Jelena Ostapenko has made a shock first round exit from the second Grand Slam of the season in Paris. The fifth seeded Latvian was stunned by Ukraine’s Kateryna Kozlova, in straight sets, 5-7, 3-6. Seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams, seeded ninth, also bowed out after losing to China’s … Continue reading French Open: Jelena Ostapenko makes shock 1st round exit

Chennai Super Kings beat SRH to win IPL 2018

Such an #Yellove Emotional moment! #SuperChampions #WhistlePodu 🦁💛 pic.twitter.com/8sCIaH7LQE — Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) May 27, 2018     Shane Watson was back to his best as the opener’s scintillating unbeaten 117 runs helped Chennai Super Kings lift their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title, thrashing Sunrisers Hyderabad by eight wickets in the summit clash … Continue reading Chennai Super Kings beat SRH to win IPL 2018

Pakistan win first Cricket Test against England by 9 wicket at Lord’s

    Test against England by a convincing nine wicket margin at Lord’s today with more than a day to spare. Set just 64 for victory on the fourth morning, Pakistan finished on 66 for one before lunch to go 1-0 up in the two-match series. Earlier, resuming the day on 235 for six in … Continue reading Pakistan win first Cricket Test against England by 9 wicket at Lord’s

Real Madrid lifts Champions Trophy defeating Liverpool

  Real Madrid has lifted Champions Trophy defeating Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev, Ukraine. A sensational overhead strike from Real Madrid substitute Gareth Bale and two calamitous errors by Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius gave the Spanish side a third straight Champions League title in an incident-packed final last night.

Womens World Badminton Championship: Japan’s women clinch Uber.

Japan’s women clinched the Uber Cup, The Womens World Badminton Championship today, defeating Thailand 3-0 in Bangkok, ending a 37-year wait to regain the title. With a team stacked with top ranked players in both the singles and doubles, Japan entered the finals for the first time after stunning China in the semis. It ends … Continue reading Womens World Badminton Championship: Japan’s women clinch Uber.

French Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov beats Mohammed Safwat

  On the opening day of the French Open tennis championships in Paris today, fourth seed Grigor Dimitrov reached the second round of Men’s singles by defeating Egyptian world number 182 Mohamed Safwat in straight sets 6-1, 6-4, 7-6. Defending champion Rafael Nadal will start his campaign for an 11th Roland Garros title tomorrow. In … Continue reading French Open 2018: Grigor Dimitrov beats Mohammed Safwat

BCCI, UN Environment sign agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India

The BCCI and UN Environment today signed an agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India. BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary and Erik Solheim, Executive Director of UN Environment, signed a letter of intent at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai ahead of the IPL final between Chennai Super Kings and Sunrisers Hyderabad. The BCCI in a … Continue reading BCCI, UN Environment sign agreement to promote ‘green’ Cricket in India

IPL Final: Sunrisers Hyderabad set target of 179 runs for Chennai Super Kings

  Hyderabad have set a target of 179 runs for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL final in Mumbai today. Sent in to bat, they made 178 for 6 in the stipulated 20 overs. Chennai are seeking their third IPL title after lifting the same in 2010 and 2011. Sunrisers Hyderabad, on the other hand, … Continue reading IPL Final: Sunrisers Hyderabad set target of 179 runs for Chennai Super Kings

WHO, Russia launch new campaign for football World Cup 2018

  A new video campaign has been launched targeting football fans on the occasion of the World Cup 2018 next month to promote healthier and more active lives. The series of videos have been produced jointly by WHO, Russia’s Ministry of Health and the 2018 World Cup Russia Local Organising Committee. It is one of … Continue reading WHO, Russia launch new campaign for football World Cup 2018

KKR beat RR to set up 2nd Qualifier clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad

In IPL Eliminator match at Kolkata today, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 25 runs to set up Qualifier-II clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad. Chasing a target of 170 runs, Rajasthan Royals finished with 144 for four in the stipulated overs. Earlier put into bat, Kolkata Knight Riders made 169 runs, losing seven wickets. Dinesh … Continue reading KKR beat RR to set up 2nd Qualifier clash with Sunrisers Hyderabad

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Punjab, Goa in the Semi finals of Boys U-21 Football at KIYG

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Odisha bag KIYG Under-21 men’s hockey gold

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India wins 2nd ODI against Australia by 6 wickets

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Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children ...

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and ...

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Noted Film actor Kader Khan passes away in Canada

Born in Kabul, Khan made his acting debut in 1973 with Rajesh Khanna's "Daag" and has featured in over 300 fil ...

Mortal remains of Mrinal Sen cremated in Kolkata

    Mortal remains of Legendary filmmaker Mrinal Sen, the last of the triumvirate of directi ...

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