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On international return, Sushil runs away with gold

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New Delhi : Double Olympics medallist Sushil Kumar made a triumphant return to the international arena by clinching a gold medal at the Commonwealth Wrestling Championships in Johannesburg, South Africa, today. Returning to international wrestling after more than three years, Sushil defeated New Zealand’s Akash Khullar via a pinfall in the final of the 74kg freestyle category. It is his ...

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Australia win back Ashes with crushing victory in third Test

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Perth, December 18 : Australia won back the Ashes after bowling England out cheaply despite rain delays and a pitch controversy to secure an innings win on the final day of the third Test in Perth, here on Monday. Having confirmed his status as the world’s best batsman with a match-winning double century, Steve Smith added victorious Ashes captain to ...

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Rohit eyes first series win as captain

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Visakhapatnam : Rohit Sharma will aim to maintain his superb batting form and win his first series as captain when India take on Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium on Sunday. After a thumping seven-wicket loss against Sri Lanka in the first match, Rohit created history by becoming the ...

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Around the world in 42 days: Frenchman breaks solo sailing record

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Brest (France), December 17 : Frenchman Francois Gabart smashed the world record for the fastest solo navigation of the globe on Sunday, completing the mammoth feat in 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds. The 34-year-old sailor crossed a virtual finish line drawn between the island of Ushant off France’s northwest tip and Lizard Point in southwest England ...

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Chasing his Tony Greig dream: Nowhere to right there

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Chandigarh : April 22, 1998. Sachin Tendulkar whipped up a storm in Sharjah, leaving the mighty Australians flattened in its wake. The inimitable Tony Greig worked his magic in the commentary box, transmitting the excitement and madness of that unforgettable evening to millions. Thousands of miles away, in a nondescript village in Rajasthan’s Jodhpur district, an 11-year-old caught a slice ...

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