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Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Geneva Open semis

Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Geneva Open semis

Top-seeded Stan Wawrinka and second-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced to the semi-finals of the Geneva Open with come-from-behind three-set victories over Sam Querrey and Kevin Anderson, respectively. The 32-year-old Wawrinka, who has struggled on clay thus far this season worked out […]

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Took risk of coming back to Chelsea, says Luiz

Took risk of coming back to Chelsea, says Luiz

Brazil centre-back David Luiz, who left Paris Saint-Germain and returned to Chelsea for around 35 million pounds ($39.2 million), says he has taken a risk of coming back to the country which is not happy with him. Despite winning several […]

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120 mn people engage in 500 mn interactions on Instagram during IPL

120 mn people engage in 500 mn interactions on Instagram during IPL

Almost 120 million people engaged in 500 million interactions on Instagram during the 10th edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) that entertained cricket fans for six weeks. IPL culminated in a thrilling victory by Mumbai Indians over Rising Pune Supergiants […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo defrauded nearly $9 mn in tax: Report

Cristiano Ronaldo defrauded nearly $9 mn in tax: Report

The Spanish Tax Authorities (Agencia Tributaria) consider that Real Madrid football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo defrauded over 8 million euros ($8.95 million) by not correctly declaring his image rights for the period between 2011 and 2013, according to media reports in […]

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Need to strengthen lower middle order batting, says Kohli

Need to strengthen lower middle order batting, says Kohli

Acknowledging the burden on his predecessor Mahendra Singh Dhoni lower down the order, India skipper Virat Kohli said the side needed to strengthen the lower middle order contribution as India begin their ICC Champions Trophy title defence against arch-rivals Pakistan […]

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Wawrinka reaches Geneva Open quarters

Wawrinka reaches Geneva Open quarters

Swiss tennis player Stan Wawrinka needed only 37 minutes to place himself in the quarter-finals of the Geneva Open after his rival, Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva retired with 5-2 on the scoreboard. The Sao Paulo player suffered a massive fall […]

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Himachal cricket body to open fifth stadia on June 1

Himachal cricket body to open fifth stadia on June 1

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) will add one more feather to its cap by inaugurating another stadium, the fifth in the state, next month, an official said. The HPCA’s new stadium at Gumma in Shimla district will be inaugurated […]

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Top Indian surfers gear up for Indian Open

Top Indian surfers gear up for Indian Open

Star Indian surfers including Ishita Malviya and Dharini Selvakumar will be seen riding the waves for the top slot in their respective categories during the second edition of the Indian Open of Surfing, which gets underway at Sasihithlu beach here […]

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India-Pakistan match same as any other game, says Kohli

India-Pakistan match same as any other game, says Kohli

Ahead of the high-octane ICC Champions Trophy clash against Pakistan at Edgbaston on June 4, India skipper Virat Kohli said the hype around the match is beyond the control of the players but they will treat it as any other […]

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Putin praises Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission

Putin praises Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the work done by the Independent Public Anti-Doping Commission (IPADC) to work out a national plan on the fight against abuse of performance enhancing drugs in sports. He said the commission should continue monitoring the […]

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