Surprised that West Indies batted first: R Ashwin

Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (PTI) India spinner R Ashwin said he was surprised with West Indies’ decision to bat first on a sticky wicket, even as he returned with a five-wicket haul on the opening day to dismiss the hosts for a paltry 196 in the second cricket Test…

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India will do well at Rio Olympic Games: Modi

New Delhi, July 31  Assuring “all possible help” to the Indian contingent at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, scheduled to begin on August 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoped that Indian sportspersons will be able to win hearts of people from across the world.

“I hope these 119…

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Batsmen need to take responsibility on bouncy track: Kohli

Kingston (Jamaica), Jul 30 (PTI) Indian skipper Virat Kohli has said that his batsmen will have to take more responsibility on a “result-oriented” green wicket laid out for the second Test against the West Indies here.

Kohli said the visiting batsmen were good enough to tackle any pace and…

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I want to reach the final at Rio: Tintu Luka

Kozhikode (Kerala), July 29  Star athlete Tintu Luka’s confidence is high as she gets ready for the upcoming Rio Olympics and has placed a huge expectation on herself. 

“I have improved a lot and I am confident that I can reach the finals in the 800 metres,” a confident…

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Goal is to improve our physical condition: Bayern manager Ancelotti

Chicago, July 29  Despite suffering a penalty shootout defeat to AC Milan in their opening International Champions Cup clash, Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti said his side showed they have made progress but preferred to focus his attention on the physical state.

Bayern went down 3-5 on penalties at…

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