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Football Association to pay tribute to Christchurch attack victims in Wembley

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Australia’s Brenton Tarrant, 28, opened fire at two mosques full of worshippers attending Friday prayers at New Zealand’s Christchurch, killing at least 50 people while injuring dozens.   A tribute will be paid to the victims of the mass shooting that took place in New Zealand’s Christchurch prior to England’s European Championship qualifier match against the Czech Republic at Wembley ...

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Pacer Basil Thampi wants to win games for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2019

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Sunrisers will begin their IPL campaign against Kolkata Knight Riders on March 24 at the Eden Gardens.    Mumbai: Young Kerala pacer Basil Thampi is keen to perform well and swing matches Sunrisers Hyderabad’s way in the IPL season 12 commencing on March 23. Thampi is part of the impressive Sunrisers’ bowling stock that also includes experienced swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, ...

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Steve Smith dubs Jos Buttler as ‘one of world’s most destructive batsmen’

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Smith is returning to top-flight after serving a one-year international ban for involvement in ball-tampering   Former Australian skipper Steve Smith has called his Rajasthan Royals teammate Jos Buttler one of the “most destructive batters” in international cricket, heaping rich praise on the England wicketkeeper. The Australian run-machine will be making a return to top-flight after serving a one-year international ...

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Workload management will be different for each player during 2019 IPL: Sachin Tendulkar

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There cannot be a uniform structure for workload management during the Indian Premier League (IPL) as each and every player will have a different set of requirements,  legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has said.   New Delhi: There cannot be a uniform structure for workload management during the Indian Premier League (IPL) as each and every player will have a different set ...

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Zimbabwe to host UAE for four ODIs in April

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Zimbabwe will play a four-match ODI series against UAE between April 10 to April 16.    Zimbabwe are all set to host United Arab Emirates (UAE) for one-day internationals in April before they will head to the Netherlands for a series of limited-over fixtures in June this year. Zimbabwe will play a four-match ODI series against UAE between April 10 ...

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Sports fraternity condoles demise of Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

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Parrikar was battling a serious ailment and he breathed his last at around 8.15 pm at his private residence in Dona Paula near Panaji, Goa.    The sports fraternity came in unison to pay homage to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 63 after a prolonged illness. Parrikar was battling a serious ...

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Roger Federer falls short of record sixth Indian Wells title

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Federer had earlier booked his place in the final of this year’s Indian Wells after his great rival Rafael Nadal withdrew shortly before their eagerly-waited semi-final clash due to a knee injury.    20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer’s hopes of clinching his record sixth title at the BNP Paribas Open were dashed after he slumped to defeat against seventh ...

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Injured Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro pull out of Miami Open

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Nadal suffered a right knee injury during his 7-6(2), 7-6(2) win over Russian Karen Khachanov in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.   World number two Rafael Nadal and fifth-ranked Juan Martin del Potro are all set to miss this month’s second ATP Masters 1000 tournament in Miami due to their respective injuries. Nadal suffered a right knee injury ...

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Indian women storm into SAFF semis with 5-0 win over Sri Lanka

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This result has extended India’s unbeaten run in the competition’s history to 21 games and secured them the top spot in Group B.    Biratnagar: The Indian women’s football team sealed its place in the semifinals of the SAFF Championship with a resounding 5-0 win over Sri Lanka at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium here on Sunday. This result has extended India’s ...

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