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SC reserves order on plea to replace BCCI top brass

The Board of Cricket Control in India may have sealed its own fate. Seeking more time to implement the Lodha Committee’s reformative steps have only prompted the Supreme Court to react harshly. In the hearing over the matter on Monday the top court said BCCI is deliberately defying its orders. It has now reserved its order on the question of …

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SC to resume hearing in the BCCI-Lodha panel case today

Supreme Court will resume hearing in the BCCI – Lodha panel case on Monday. The Court is likely to take a decision over a BCCI’s refusal to implement the recommendations suggested by the Lodha panel. Earlier, the apex court had barred BCCI from transferring funds to state associations until they pass resolution to accept Lodha Panel recommendations. A three-judge bench …

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BRICS U-17 football: Spirited India lose 1-3 to favourites Brazil

Already out of reckoning, hosts India produced a spirited fight before going down 1-3 against favourites Brazil in their last match of the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament in Bambolim on Thursday. Brazil took the lead as early as in the second minute of the match through Brenner Silva’s powerful shot from outside the box at the Athletic Stadium. Down by …

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BRICS U-17 Football: India take on topper Brazil today

India have lost three games but have shown the heart to fight in the BRICS U-17 Cup in Goa. Team India and hosts have done everything right in the five-nation BRICS U-17 cup except score goals. Three games and all three the same margin of defeat by a solitary strike. India lost to Russia by a goal even after the …

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Sakshi Malik wins India’s first bronze at Rio Olympics 2016

India’s Sakshi Malik has won a bronze medal in the wrestling 58kg category after beating Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 in the bronze medal bout. In a thrilling contest, Sakshi fought back from 0-5 down to seal the bout 8-5 in her favour. Sakshi is only fourth Indian woman athlete to win an Olympic medal after Karnam Malleshwari, Mary Kom and Saina …

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Team India for 2-match T20I Series in USA

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked the Indian Cricket Team for the two T20 International matches against the West Indies to be played on August 27th and 28th at Central Broward Regional Park, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, …

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India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am

  India vs. West Indies T20 Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10:00 am. The wait is over! Click on the following links to buy your tickets online! One day: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match Two days: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/india-vs-west-indies-cricket-match-2-day-admission   PLAYERS India Mahendra Singh Dhoni (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, K. L. Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, …

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Boxer Vikas advances to prequarters of Olympics

Former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan (75kg) gave a perfect start to India’s boxing campaign in the Olympics as he outwitted American greenhorn Charles Conwell to enter the pre-quarterfinals Rio de Janeiro. The 24-year-old Vikas defeated the Olympic debutant 3-0 in his opening contest, which came alive only in the final three minutes, to make the last-16. The 18-year-old …

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Dipa Karmakar qualifies for vault finals in Olympics

Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian to make the cut for the individual vault finals in her debut Olympic Games after finishing 8th in the qualifying round at Rio de Janeiro. The Tripura-girl, who is the country’s first woman gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, managed to perform her much-appreciated ‘Produnova’ vault cleanly to secure 14.850 points after two …

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Great Britain outclass India 3-0 in women’s hockey

Indian women’s hockey team could not produce the performance of their opening match against Japan as Great Britain convincingly overpowered them 3-0 in the second match of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro last night. After a cautious first quarter, the English women who are the London 2012 bronze medalists, unleashed their fury by scoring within two minutes in …

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