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P Kashyap enters finals of men’s Canada Open Super 100 tournament

In Badminton, former Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap defeated Wang Tzu-wei of Taiwan in the men’s singles semifinals at the Canada Open Super 100 tournament in Calgary today. Kashyap beat him 14-21, 21-17, 21-18. Kashyap will now meet Li Shifeng of China in the final tomorrow.

Rafael Nadal enters into last 16 for ninth time in Wimbledon

Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal entered the last 16 with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-2 victory over French veteran Jo-Wilfried Tsonga last night. In the Women’s Singles, Ashleigh Barty cruised into last 16 beating British wild card Harriet Dart 6-1, 6-1. She has entered the last 16 of the tournament for the first time. Seven-time champion … Continue reading Rafael Nadal enters into last 16 for ninth time in Wimbledon

ICC World Cup: New Zealand becomes fourth semi-finalist

In the ICC Cricket World Cup, New Zealand have become the fourth semi-finalist. They join India, Australia and England who have already booked their semi-final berths. New Zealand edged out Pakistan on the basis of a better Net Run Rate to make it to the semis, despite Pakistan beating Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lord’s … Continue reading ICC World Cup: New Zealand becomes fourth semi-finalist

ICC World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wkts

Rohit Sharma hits fifth century as India beat Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 264/7 (50 ov) India 265/3 (43.3/50 ov) India kept up their hopes of finishing top of the World Cup group table with a seven-wicket win against Sri Lanka. If Australia lose to South Africa in the day-night fixture, India would move above them … Continue reading ICC World Cup: India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wkts

Wimbledon: Divij Sharan keeps Indian interest alive

Divij Sharan kept the Indian interest alive today by reaching the men’s doubles pre-quarterfinals with partner Marcelo Demoliner, quelling a spirited fight from Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen. Battling hard for over three hours, Sharan and his Brazilian partner eked out a 7-6, 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 win over the Belgian pair. Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes, … Continue reading Wimbledon: Divij Sharan keeps Indian interest alive

Canada Open: Parupalli, Sourabh to play quarterfinals today

Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma will play their quarterfinals today. Kashyap will take on France’s Lucas Claerbout while Sourabh will lock horns with Li Shi Feng of China. The duo dished out gritty performances to progress to the men’s singles quarterfinals yesterday. Sixth seed Kashyap defeated China’s Ren Peng Bo while reigning national champion Sourabh … Continue reading Canada Open: Parupalli, Sourabh to play quarterfinals today

ICC World Cup: Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs at Lords last night. Chasing a victory target of 316 runs, Bangladesh innings folded at 221 in the 42nd over. Earlier, electing to bat first, Pakistan made 315 for the loss of nine wickets in the stipulated 50 overs. Imam-ul-Haq top scored 100 followed by Babar Azam 96. Two … Continue reading ICC World Cup: Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs

Archery: Atul Verma, Bombayla Devi to fight for bronze medal

In Archery, the recurve mixed duo of Atul Verma and Laishram Bombayla Devi made the bronze play-off in Berlin yesterday to brighten India’s medal prospects in an otherwise disappointing campaign in the World Cup Stage IV. Ranked fifth in the qualifications, the Indian pair lost to top seeds Korea 2-6 in the semifinals to set … Continue reading Archery: Atul Verma, Bombayla Devi to fight for bronze medal

Canada Open: Kashyap, Sourabh enter quarterfinals

AMN Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Sourabh Verma dished out gritty performances to progress to the men’s singles quarterfinals of the 75 thousand Dollars Canada Open Super 100 tournament in Calgary. Sixth seed Kashyap, a former Commonwealth Games champion, fought for an hour and 24 minutes before quelling a stiff challenge from China’s Ren Peng … Continue reading Canada Open: Kashyap, Sourabh enter quarterfinals

BCCI announces domestic schedule for 2019-20 season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced domestic schedule for the 2019-20 season in New Delhi today. It comprises 2036 matches, marking an addition of 19 games over the last season’s schedule.  The country’s premier national T20 tournament,  Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, will be held before the IPL players’ auction. The tournament … Continue reading BCCI announces domestic schedule for 2019-20 season

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Wimbledon: Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in final-set tie-break thriller

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CWC19: ENGLAND WIN WORLD CUP THROUGH SUPER OVER

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Unstoppable Vijender Singh wins 11th US pro bout

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

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‘School ends, learning doesn’t’, says SRK to daughter Suhana Khan who completes graduation

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...