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Saina withdraws, Sindhu hoping for better show

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Singapore, April 10 (PTI): London Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal today pulled out of the USD 350,000 Singapore Super Series to spend more time in training to improve her game ahead of the hectic international circuit. Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu, meanwhile, will look to put behind her disappointing first-round exit at Malaysia when she […]

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Viswema football tournament from April 24

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Dimapur, April 10 (EMN): The Twenty XI FC Viswema 2nd open Football Tournament 2017 will be held from April 24 to May 6 at John Government Higher Secondary School ground, Viswema informed a press note. Entry fee is Rs. 3000/-. Forms are available at Tase’s Table Jakhama (7005119779) and Star Sports BOC Kohima (9862091643). Last […]

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Wins for Bayavü Lions, Upper Bayavü Sixers and Rokabozou Challengers win

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Kohima, April 10 (EMN): Middle Bayavü Lions, Upper Bayavü Sixers, Rokabozou/Sepfuzou Challengers won their respective matches at the ongoing 4th edition of 10-Northern Angami -1 T20 Bash played at KVC Ground, Ziekezou on Monday. The tournament is organised by Brotherhood Group under the theme “Bat for Unity” Middle Bayavü Lions defeated D. Khel United by […]

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Spain’s Vinales wins Argentine MotoGP

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Buenos Aires, April 10 (IANS): Spain’s Maverick Vinales clocked 41 minutes and 45.060 seconds to win his second consecutive MotoGP race with a comfortable victory in the Argentine Grand Prix here. The 22-year-old became the first Yamaha rider since Wayne Rainey in 1991 to win the first two races of the season, reports Xinhua news […]

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Nagaland Veteran Football Tournament

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Dimapur, April 10 (EMN): Mokokchung and Wokha booked their final berth after defeating their respective rivals in the semi finals played here today at the ongoing 8th edition of Nagaland Veteran Football Tournament. In the first semi finals, Wokha defeated strong opponent Tuensang via tie-break 5-3. In the second semi finals, Mokokchung defeated Kohima 2-0. […]

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Pressure on Barcelona against Juventus

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Turin, April 10 (IANS): FC Barcelona need to pick up the pieces following their shock 0-2 La Liga defeat away against Malaga on Saturday night as they face Italian football champions Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final here on Tuesday. Saturday saw Barcelona take to the pitch in Malaga knowing the […]

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Savita stars as India beat Chile in HWL Round 2 final

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Vancouver, April 10 (IANS): Savita Punia’s stunning display of goalkeeping helped India beat Chile in the final match of the Womens Hockey World League Round 2 here. The teams were locked in a 1-1 stalemate at the end of regulation time, but in the shootout, the experienced Savita ensured India emerged victorious.

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Pavlyuchenkova bests Kerber, wins 4th title at Monterrey

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Mexico City, April 10 (IANS): Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova put her best foot forward in the third set to defeat Germany’s No. 1-ranked Angelique Kerber 6-4, 2-6, 6-1, winning her fourth title at the Monterrey Open tennis tournament. The 25-year-old Pavlyuchenkova – who won the tourney in 2010, 2011 and 2013 – gained points by breaking […]

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Chhetri proud of Indian team’s ranking, but not contented

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Mumbai, April 10 (PTI): Pleased and proud at the Indian football team’s best-ever current FIFA ranking of 101 in more than two decades, its talismanic striker and skipper Sunil Chhetri today cautioned his teammates not to remain contented. “I am happy. In the eleven years I have been playing for the nation, we have never […]

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Brave Combat Federation’s maiden MMA fight in India on April 23

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Mumbai, April 10 (IANS): The first ever Brave Combat Federation’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight will take place at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium here on April 23. Owned by Bahrain’s Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the event will see the likes of Hardeep Rai, Abdul Muneer, Gurdarshan Mangat, Mohammad Farhad, Chaitanya Gavali, […]

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