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Neymar saves Brazil, Colombia upset at Copa

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Temuco (Chile), Jun 15: Brazil captain Neymar scored once and set up an injury-time winner as the five-time world champions scraped a 2-1 win over Peru on Sunday after Colombia suffered a shock defeat to Venezuela. Neymar headed in a fifth-minute equaliser before creating a goal for team-mate Douglas Costa deep into stoppage time to seal Brazil’s 11th consecutive victory ...

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Usain Bolt unhappy with time in 200m win

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New York, June 14 Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt beat Anguillan teenager Zharnel Hughes to win the 200 metres race at the Diamond League. Bolt crossed the line in 20.29 seconds to claim gold ahead of Hughes, who clocked 20.32 and compatriot Julian Forte third in 20.46 on Saturday, reports CMC. Bolt’s victory came in the absence of his close ...

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India vs Bangladesh Test Match : Hope you didn’t compromise on your Sunday siesta

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Dhaka : Harbhajan Singh, on his return to international cricket, bagged three wickets to surpass Wasim Akram in the list of highest Test wicket-takers. Tamim Iqbal went past Habibul Bashar to become the highest run-getter for Bangladesh in Tests. Ravichandran Ashwin bagged his 10th five-wicket haul in Test cricket. Shakib Al Hasan bagged 100 wickets and 2000 runs in Bangladesh. ...

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David Beckham takes on first Hollywood role; will play part in Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur”

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London, June 13 : Former footballer David Beckham is taking on his first Hollywood role in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming medieval epic “King Arthur”. Beckham will be donning armour for a small part during the famous ‘sword in the stone’ scene, where Arthur manages to pull the mythical Excalibur from a rock, thus proving his right to be king, reports dailystar.co.uk. ...

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Ravi Shastri set to be appointed Team India coach; likely to become highest-earning cricket coach

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Delhi : Team India’s Director of Cricket Ravi Shastri is set to be appointed as the new Indian coach with an annual salary of Rs 7 crore. The deal will make him the highest-earning cricket coach ever if the deal is inked. The former all-rounder had recently made a statement saying that the Indian team doesn’t need a coach. However, ...

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