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Cricket: Ben Stoke is the best player of the year 

The International Cricket Council has named its winners of the year. And anyone who knows anything about cricket understands that these awards are what Oscars are for the entertainment industry.  The prestigious award Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for World Player of the Year has gone to England’s Ben Stokes.  India too has its shining star […]

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5-year-old makes record in taekwondo 

You would think a 5-year-old would be more interested in jumping in ball pits or sliding from helter skelter. Think again. Because this 5-year-old boy is already making world records. Aashman Taneja from Hyderabad has made a Guinness world record in Taekwondo for the most full contact knee strikes in one-hour non-stop.  Aashman is an […]

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Tennis: Serena Williams first win in three years 

It has been three years since tennis star Serena Williams won any title. The drought finally came to an end when she lifted the trophy at the ASB Classic after defeating fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4. She donated all her $43,000 (around Rs30 lacs) prize money to Australian bushfire relief. The 38-year-old is mom […]

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Cricket: India beat West Indies, Kohli highest run getter this year 

India beat West Indies by four wickets to clinch the ODI series. The 316-run chase wasn’t easy but Kohli and Company proves once again that India is the top team right now. But what is more interesting that winning the series, and has been garnering newspaper headlines, is the fact that captain Virat Kohli continues […]

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Russia banned from the Olympics for 4 years

Russia would no longer be a part of next year’s Japan Olympics or the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.  The country has been punished by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) for not following the right behaviour protocols. Its players were found inadequate to play. It was found that they were using medicines which enhances their […]

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T20 series: India beat West Indies

They were even after the second match but third one has revealed the winner. Host India beat West Indies in T20 International Series with mammoth runs and fabulous batting.  Riding on KL Rahul (91), Rohit Sharma (71) and Virat Kohli (70*) helped India win the match and the series by 67 runs.  After being put […]

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South Asian Games: India tops its own record

It was the best medal haul till date for India. The Indian contingent at South Asian Games 2019 brought home both laurels and medals. Actually India concluded the South Asian Games with their highest medal tally in the history of the tournament. The contingent was able to win 310 medals, which includes 172 gold, 93 […]

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Messi is world’s best football player, again!

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player for a record sixth time. It is the 32-year-old Argentine’s first Ballon d’Or since 2015 and comes after he scored 54 times for club and country in 2018-19, in which Barca won La Liga. Messi piped the likes of Cristiano […]

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Lewis Hamilton cruises to victory!

If anybody had a doubt, Lewis Hamilton has put them to rest. World champion Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory from pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This is his 11th win in season and 84th overall. The six-time Formula One champion is now only seven wins behind seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher’s record […]

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Tennis: Nadal gets Davis Cup for Spain

Spain has won its 6th Davis Cup title, and Rafael Nadal to thank for it. The world’s number 1 tennis player defeated Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 7-6(7) to clinch Spain’s 2-0 win against Canada. Nadal, who is now a four-time Davis Cup titlist, won all eight of his matches this week in Madrid, including five singles […]