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Djokovic ejected out of the US open

World No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic has been disqualified for the US open after he inadvertently hit a ball at one of the line judges. The ball hit the line judge on the throat and she could be seen gasping for air. Djokovic apologised and though everyone agreed that it was not done on […]

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An applause for Sumit Nagal’s first Grand Slam win

India has high hopes from Sumit Nagal and the 23-year-old tennis seed did not disappoint while playing in the US Open. Nagal recorded his first-ever win in a Grand Slam event when he beat Bradley Klahn of the United States 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the opening round of the US Open.  With this Nagal […]

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Bayern Munich are the Champions!

It was a strange event after all, so no surprise the results were also strangely different. Bayern Munich won their sixth Champions League title against Paris Saint-Germain in Lisbon. But what’s most spectacular is that they didn’t lose a single match in the whole tournament. They won all their 11 Champions League matches this season, […]

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Would Messi leave Barca?

As if their loss to Bayern Munich in the Champion League was not enough, Barcelona is battling yet another debacle: the news of their star player Lionel Messi’s exit. Yes, Messi has formally asked Barcelona to let him go. Why is it important? Over the years, Messi has become synonymous with Barcelona. Messi joined Barca […]

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A Fabulous Inning: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Former indian captain and internationally acclaimed cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni announced his retirement from international cricket last week. It’s under Captain Cool (by which Dhoni is mostly referred to) that India won its second World Cup in 2011 after a long wait of 28 years.  Under his leadership, India won three major ICC tournaments – […]

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Kohli and Rohit Sharma retain top positions at ODI rankings

India cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma retained the top two positions in the ICC ODI rankings for batsmen, while pacer Jasprit Bumrah held on to the number 2 spot among bowlers in the latest list issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Kohli holds the numero uno status with 871 […]

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IPL 2020 has a place and date!

The wait may finally be over for all cricket lovers.  The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). IPL 2020 was scheduled to take place between March 29 and May 17 but the BCCI had to suspend the league indefinitely in the light […]

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NBA returns to play at DisneyLand 

Two fun activities in one? Is there better news in these gloomy times? (If you don’t consider the successful discovery of Covid 19 vaccines, that is.) Disney and the NBA have forged a deal to resume in July the basketball season that was interrupted by COVID-19 back in March. Match on! Yes, the NBA matches […]

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La Liga is back, with virtual cheers 

You would be able to catch the remaining 11 matches of the Spanish league. The La Liga is the second top European football league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic, following the Bundesliga’s return last month. The 11 remaining rounds of fixtures will be played over the next five-odd weeks as age-old rivals Barcelona and […]

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Cricket: India may play SA in August 

The last of India’s international cricket matches before the COVID lockdown was against South Africa and it looks like the Indian team is set to start from where things were left off, as a T20I series between the two teams has reportedly been agreed upon. The BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and South Africa’s new Director […]