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Davis Cup: Ramkumar battles past fighting Schnur in 4-setter


Edmonton, September 16 : A dogged Ramkumar Ramanathan battled past a fighting Brayden Schnur in a marathon four-setter to give India a 1-0 lead over Canada on day one of the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie, here on Friday.The 22-year-old Ramkumar, ranked 154, outlasted the impressive debutant 5-7 7-6(4) 7-5 7-5 in the first singles, which lasted three hours ...

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To practise what he preaches, Kohli drops Pepsi, fairness products


New Delhi, September 16 : Keen to be seen as a socially responsible youth icon, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has stopped endorsing soft drink maker Pepsi and fairness products because of their association with junk food and racism.The 28-year-old swashbuckler is among the most sought after for endorsements but Kohli has decided that he would lend his name only ...

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IOC Confirms Olympics 2024 to Paris, 2028 to Los Angeles


New Delhi : The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics respectively. The crowning of two cities took place at the same time and it was the first such instance in the embattled sports body’s history. The allocation took place at the Lima Convention Centre shortly after the IOC ...

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India Will Win Series Against Australia, But Whitewash Unlikely: Sourav Ganguly


Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly believes India will win the upcoming five-match ODI series against Australia but said that a 5-0 whitewash is unlikely against the visitors. “At home, India will be very tough to beat. India will win but 5-0 (like against Sri Lanka) may not be possible as Australia are a strong side,” Ganguly said here. He hailed the ...

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FIFA Boss Gianni Infantino Faces New Ethics Complaint: Report


New York: A New York University law professor who resigned from a FIFA governance committee has filed an ethics complaint against the global football body’s leadership, the New York Times reported. According to the newspaper, the complaint lodged by Joseph Weiler claims that FIFA president Gianni Infantino, Infantino’s top deputy and other senior officials intervened in their committee’s work in ...

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