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French Open 2015: No Indian player including Yuki Bhambri, Somdev Devvarman qualify to singles draw


Paris: There will be no Indian playing at this year’s French Open singles draw as all three contenders, including Yuki Bhambri, bowed out after second-round defeats in the Qualifiers here. Yuki suffered a 4-6 3-6 defeat against Germany’s Tim Puetz while Ramkumar Ramanathan was routed 2-6 0-6 by America’s Jared Donaldson. Russian Evgeny Donskoy had ousted Somdev Devvarman 6-2 6-4 ...

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Bayern Munich set for China tour; face Valencia, Inter Milan and Guangzhou Evergrande


Munich, May 22: German football club Bayern Munich formally announced their China tour this summer which will see them play three friendly games against Valencia CF, Inter Milan and Guangzhou Evergrande in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, respectively.As another major step of their internationalisation, Bayern Munich will visit China from July 16 to 24. On July 18 they will face six ...

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Syeda Mahpara from Pakistan – The Prettiest football goalkeeper in the world


Islamabad : The world of women’s football often takes the backseat due to the domination in the sport by their male counterparts. Not a lot of fans might be aware that the FIFA Women’s World Cup is due to commence in just over two weeks. Not a lot of names are known to world football but there are some players ...

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FIFA 2018 Qualifiers: Stephen Constantine announces 38-men preliminary squad for Oman and Guam clash


New Delhi, May 20: National coach Stephen Constantine announced his preliminary squad of 38 probables for India’s forthcoming back to back 2018 World Cup Preliminary Joint Qualification matches against Oman and Guam respectively. The list of 38 would be trimmed to 26 post completion of the ongoing edition of the Hero I-League. The selected 26 players along with the support staff ...

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Narendra Modi meets mountaineering team that scaled Everest 50 years ago


New Delhi, May 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met members of the Indian mountaineering team that scaled Mount Everest for the first time 50 years ago. Congratulating the surviving members of the team for their historic feat, the prime minister also met the next of kin of the deceased members of the team, said a release here.“Captain M.S. ...

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