IOC creates refugee team for Tokyo 2020

Buenos Aires, Oct 10  The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced there will be a Olympic team made up of refugees at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, as happened in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

“Last time (in the 2016 Rio Olympics) we were under very high time pressure…

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Virat Kohli turns vegan; here are the benefits of veganism

New Delhi Oct 9 Indian skipper Virat Kohli is the latest sportsman to turn vegan, joining the likes of tennis player Serena Williams and football star Lionel Messi. As per reports, the Indian cricket team captain has given up on animal protein like eggs and dairy products for over four…

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Homecoming for Sindhu, Saina to don North East outfit for 4th season of PBL

New Delhi, Oct 9  Carolina Marin and P V Sindhu were expectedly the most sought after Icon Players as they were picked by Pune 7 Aces and Hyderabad Hunters respectively in the Players’ Auction of the Premier Badminton League (PBL) here Monday.

The fourth season of Vodafone PBL, organised by…

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Osaka pulls out of Hong Kong Open with back injury

Hong Kong, Oct 8  US Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of this week’s Hong Kong Open to prevent aggravating a slight back injury, organisers said on Sunday.

The Japanese star required treatment to her lower back during her semi-final defeat to unseeded Anastasija Sevastova at the…

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It was special: Jadeja after scoring maiden international ton

Rajkot, Oct 6 Ravindra Jadeja finally scored his maiden century after almost a decade in international cricket and the Indian all-rounder says being calm in the nervous 90s helped him reach the ‘special’ milestone.

Jadeja had scored an 86 and 90 in Tests against England but could never cross…

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