Rohit eyeing winning start for Mumbai Indians

Mumbai, April 7  Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma on Thursday said his team is positive about a winning start and grabbing early momentum in the ninth edition of the cash-rich T20 cricket league.

Defending champions Mumbai start their campaign against new franchise Rising Pune…

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Swiss police raid UEFA headquarters

Nyon (Switzerland), April 7  The Swiss police raided the headquarters of European football’s governing body UEFA on Wednesday in the wake of FIFA president Gianni Infantino denying any wrongdoing after leaked documents suggested he signed off on a contract with two businessmen who have since been accused of bribery…

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Playing for new IPL team is like leaving old house: Raina

Mumbai, Apr 6  Suresh Raina, who will lead the new IPL team Gujarat Lions, says playing for a new team has a lot of challenges since it is like leaving behind the comforts of an old home.

“It’s like leaving a house after living there for eight years. That…

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Vishwanathan Anand to be feted with Hridaynath Award

Mumbai, Apr 5  Five-time world chess champion Vishwanathan Anand will be honoured with the Hridaynath Award, which felicitates and recognises successful individuals across the country from various walks of life.

The honour will be a cash award of Rs 2 lakh and a memento.

Maharashtra’s Governor C Vidyasagar…

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Neymar wants to play in Copa America, Olympics

Rio de Janeiro, April 5  Neymar wants to play in both the Copa America and Olympic Games this summer, despite the contrary wishes of his club Barcelona, the forward’s agent has said.

“Neymar wants to play in both competitions,” Wagner Ribeiro was quoted as saying by the Globo newspaper…

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