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Tendulkar, Ganguly and Chettri to Attend FIFA U-17 World Cup Final


New Delhi : Cricket greats Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are expected to attend the FIFA U-17 World Cup final in Kolkata on October 28. “I will be there for the final,” Ganguly, one of the brand ambassadors of the World Cup along with Tendulkar, said. The FIFA local organising committee said Tendulkar is also expected as he too is ...

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Virat Kohli Ranked Ahead of Lionel Messi in Forbes’ List of Most Valuable Sportsperson


New Delhi : Virat Kohli’s success can be gauged by the fact that the Indian captain is the only cricketer in top ten of the most valuable sportspersons list released by Forbes on Wednesday (October 25). Not just that, Kohli has overtaken football superstar Lionel Messi as well and sits two places ahead of him at number seven. The list ...

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Mann hits ton, Punjab in control


Porvorim : All-rounder Gurkeerat Mann scored a century to capitalise on the platform laid by Jiwanjot Singh and Anmolpreet Singh as Punjab amassed 635 in the first innings of their Ranji Trophy match against Goa here today. Overnight batsmen Jiwanjot and Anmolpreet were dismissed early but Mann ensured Punjab stayed on course for a big total. While Jiwanjot was dismissed ...

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Curious case of Pune curator amid betting pitch


Pune/Chandigarh : Barely hours before the second One-Day International between India and New Zealand was to start, a TV channel sting operation on the pitch curator caused a sensation and deep embarrassment to India and the Indian cricket board (BCCI). The sting operation by India Today TV showed the curator, Pandurang Salgaoncar, commit several very serious offences. He agreed to ...

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Jiwanjot’s double delights Punjab


Porvorim : Opener Jiwanjot Singh struck a double-century and Anmolpreet Singh hit a ton as Punjab reached 396/2 on the opening day of their Group D Ranji Trophy match against Goa here today. Opting to bat, Punjab got off to a poor start as they lost opener Manan Vohra for a duck in the very first over. Jiwanjot, however, scored ...

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