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Hockey WL Semi Final: India to meet Netherlands today

An upbeat India will take on world no. 4 Netherlands on Tuesday in the World Hockey League Semi Final.  Ranked sixth in the world, India are presently atop in Pool B with three wins from as many games, while Netherlands are placed second with two wins from two games. Tuesday’s win will seal India’s berth in last 8.

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PV Sindhu jumps to career-best no. 5 in BWF rankings

Shuttler PV Sindhu became the second Indian woman to break into the top-five of the badminton singles world rankings. The Olympic silver medalist, who broke into the top-10 in 2013, achieved her career-best ranking of No. 5 on Thursday. This is the first time that Sindhu has broken into the top five. Former world No. 1 Saina Nehwal is only …

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Tennis: Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic retires

Former world No 1 Ana Ivanovic announced her retirement from tennis, admitting that the physical toll of the circuit had proved too much. The 29-year-old Serbian held the top spot for 12 weeks in 2008, the season when she claimed her sole Grand Slam success by winning the French Open. “I’ve decided to retire from professional tennis,” Ivanovic announced. “It …

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Sevilla up to second, Atletico claim much-needed win

A stunning four-goal blitz in 10 minutes allowed Sevilla to leapfrog Barcelona into second in La Liga on Saturday as Luciano Vietto scored twice in a 4-1 win over Malaga. Atletico Madrid registered a first win in four games as Saul Niguez’s excellent 25-yard strike earned a nervy 1-0 victory against Las Palmas. However, Atletico end the year in sixth …

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India reaches finals of Junior World Cup Hockey; defeats Australia 4-2

India beat Australia 4-2 on penalties, after the two teams were locked 2-2 at the end of the 70 minutes, to enter Junior Hockey World Cup final. The hosts will now meet Belgium in the title clash on Sunday. India played their best game of the tournament against Australia and came back from behind to take the lead in the …

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World Super Series Finals: PV Sindhu to play semi-final match today

In Badminton, Rio Olympics Silver medalist PV Sindhu will play her semi-final match of Dubai World Superseries Finals today. She will take on Ji Hyun Sung of South Korea. Both players have met 9 times in the past, with Sindhu leading the head-to-head record, 6-3. She has won the last two games played against the Korean. Sindhu had stormed into …

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Hockey Junior World Cup: India looks to seal quarterfinal spot

A dominant performance against Canada notwithstanding, India would be facing its toughest challenge in the group stages of the junior Hockey World Cup when it takes on England in its second game at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow today. England had registered a 4-2 victory in its opening game against South Africa and India will be cautious as …

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Top Cricket – Bollywood Couples of All Time

Cricket is like a religion in India and cricketers are worshipped like gods. Bollywood is an equally integral part in the life of Indian movie-buffs. Fans from both arenas want to stay updated about the minutest details of their favorite cricketers and actors and are very sensitive about any news regarding their favorite stars. Any news about these actors or …

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Kabaddi World Cup: India enters Semifinals

India registers huge win against England in the crucial match to enter the semi finals of the ongoing Kabaddi World Cup, Kenya beats USA in another match. Indian team dished out a stunning performance to make it into the semi-finals of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup after registering an emphatic 69-18 victory over England in their last Group A match …

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Great expectations as Sindhu returns at Denmark Open after Rio

Expectations will be sky-high when Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu returns to international circuit this week, spearheading the Indian campaign at Denmark Open Superseries Premier badminton tournament starting today. The sixth-seeded Indian will open her campaign against China’s He Bingjiao on Wednesday. Sindhu has been clubbed in the second half of the draw where she might face the likes of …

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