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the Year award; Spurs’ Harry Kane Young POTY


London, April 27: Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has won the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) Player of the Year award. The 24-year-old has scored 13 goals and made eight assists in 33 Premier League games for Chelsea, reports Xinhua. Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane, 21, was named PFA Young Player of the Year while Chelsea midfielder Ji So-Yun took the Women’s Player of ...

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Double amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya dies of multi-organ failure


Kolkata : Indian double-leg-amputee swimmer Masudur Rahman Baidya, who created a sensation by crossing the English Channel 18 years ago, died on Sunday in a city hospital after multi-organ failure, his close associates said. He was 46. Masadur is survived by his mother, wife and two daughters. A patient of acute diabetes having high blood sugar, he was hospitalised on ...

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BCCI to Discuss Chennai Super Kings Valuation, Appointment of Team India Coach Unlikely


The BCCI’s first working committee meeting under new chief Jagmohan Dalmiya will look at the low valuation of the Chennai Super Kings and discuss the future of the Champions League Twenty20. Any decision to appoint Team India’s new coach is highly unlikely to be taken.Reports had suggested former India captain Sourav Ganguly might take over from Duncan Fletcher, whose contract ...

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Nepal Earthquake: India’s Under-14 Girls Football Team to be Evacuated ‘on Priority,’ Says Government


NEW DELHI: Eighteen members of India’s Under-14 girls football team find themselves stuck in Nepal following a massive earthquake, amid anxious wait that the rescue team sent from their home country will fly them out of the devastated Himalayan nation. The scared Indian girls and two support staff have decided to sleep outside their rooms at Hotel View Bhrikuti in ...

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Cricket authorities wary that Essel Group wants to take over game


Sydney, 25 April 2015: The mysterious registration of companies in Australia and other Test countries by Indian business giant Essel Group has left cricket authorities wary about what they believe could be plans for a new rebel league or even an extraordinary takeover bid for global cricket.The International Cricket Council and national bodies are endeavouring to uncover the motives behind ...

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