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HWL: Jasjit Singh’s brilliance helps India beat Malaysia to enter last four

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Antwerp (Belgium), July 2 : Drag flicker Jasjit Singh Kular’s brilliance helped India to reach the semi-finals of the Hockey World League ( HWL) tournament as the side defeated Malaysia 3-2 in a thrilling quarter-final yesterday.After lagging by one goal, the Indian team bounced back in the final quarter of the match as Jasjit converted two penalty corners and won ...

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Wimbledon: Sania-Hingis advance to second round

Cara Black of Zimbabwe (R) and Sania Mirza of India celebrate after defeating Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their Pan Pacific Open women's doubles tennis match in Tokyo September 18, 2014.   REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

London, July 2 : Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Swiss team-mate Martina Hingis advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Championships after defeating the duo of Saisai Zheng and Zarina Diyas in the opening round yesterday.The top seeded India-Swiss pair defeated the Chinese-Kazakh team in straight sets 6-2, 6-2.In the men’s doubles, Leander Paes and Canada’s Daniel ...

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White Ferns defeat Indian eves by three wickets in second ODI

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Bengaluru, July 01: The New Zealand women’s team learnt from the loss at the first ODI and came on with a much improved performance, beating India by three wickets in the second match of the five-match series.Opting to bat first, India were bundled out for a paltry 163 in 49.3 overs despite opener Thirush Kamini’s solid 61. Chasing the target, ...

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Mitchell Starc sceptical over controversial pink ball in day-night Test

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London, July 01: Australian pace bowler Mitchell Starc has raised concerns over the decision to use pink balls in the first day-night Test match scheduled later this year, stating that it reacts ‘ very differently’ to the usual red ball.The 25-year-old paceman, who played a round of Sheffield Shield day-night trial matches in Australia, insisted that the pink ball doesn’t ...

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De La Hoya confirms he will not return to boxing ring

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London, June 30 : Days after expressing his intention of making a comeback into the ring, American boxer Oscar De La Hoya has confirmed that he will stand by his decision to retire.The 42-year-old, in a Facebook statement, said that following a great deal of introspection and discussion with his family, he has decided to stay retired, the BBC reported.The ...

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