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RCB captain Kohli looking at one-match ban, fine

New Delhi, May 5  Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli could face a one-match ban if his team fails to maintain the required over-rate in their next outing in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

With two wins from seven games, the Bengaluru side has not only struggled…

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Djokovic beats Coric, advances to Madrid Open 3rd

Madrid, May 5 (AP) Top-ranked Novak Djokovic eased into the third round of the Madrid Open by beating Borna Coric 6-2, 6-4 here.

Djokovic, who had not played in Madrid since 2013, served four double faults but relied on his return to overpower Coric yesterday.

“I thought…

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Sania Mirza pens autobiography, to hit stands in July

New Delhi, May 4 (PTI) Ace tennis star Sania Mirza has documented her journey to become the World No. 1 in the women’s doubles rankings in an autobiography set for release this July, according to publishers Harper Collins.

Titled, ‘Ace Against Odds,’ the book has been penned by Mirza…

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SAI hails shuttlers for making Rio cut

New Delhi, May 3  The Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Tuesday congratulated the seven Indian shuttlers who have made the cut for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro.

Eclipsing the previous high of five shuttlers taking part in the 2012 London Olympics, this year seven Indian…

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Sachin accepts IOA's invitation to become goodwill ambassador

New Delhi, May 3 (PTI) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has accepted Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) invitation to become the country’s goodwill ambassador for the upcoming Rio Olympics.

Tendulkar is the third goodwill ambassador roped in by IOA after Bollywood actor Salman Khan and ace shooter Abhinav Bindra.

The…

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