Wednesday , December 13 2017

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Scandal-tainted ICC chief Srinivasan toppled – New chairman Manohar vows a new era of clean governance

MUMBAI, Nov 9, (AFP): India’s cricket board toppled its scandal-tainted former supremo Narayanaswami Srinivasan from the helm of the game’s world governing body Monday as its leadership pledged a new era of clean governance. Srinivasan, once the most powerful man in world cricket, will be replaced as chairman of the …

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Gibbs thwarts Spurs in London derby; City held – Palace inflict first defeat on Liverpool boss Klopp

LONDON, Nov 8, (Agencies): Arsenal substitute Kieran Gibbs scored three minutes after coming on to earn his side a 1-1 draw in Sunday’s north London derby and deny Tottenham Hotspur a famous victory. Harry Kane’s 32nd-minute goal, his sixth in four games, put Spurs on course for a first win …

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Thailand, S. Korea win gold medals on 5th day – Tight competition

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Thailand and South Korea won gold medals on the fifth day of the ongoing 13th Asian Shooting Champions-hip in Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex. Thai Atabon Vea Ari won gold in the 50 meters rifle prone position after a tight competition with South Korean Han …

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Electric crowds cheer All-Stars game in NY – Warne’s Warriors beat Sachin’s Blasters

NEW YORK, Nov 8, (AFP): Amid a sea of Indian shirts, fluttering Pakistan flags and deafening roars, New York cricket fans turned out in their thousands to watch greats of the game face off against each other on Saturday — in a baseball stadium. Australian spin king Shane Warne and …

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Bradley batters Rios to keep welterweight belt – Lomachenko KOs Koasicha

LAS VEGAS, Nov 8, (AP): Timothy Bradley won a fight he needed badly Saturday night, stopping Brandon Rios in the ninth round to stake his claim for a title in a welterweight division that is wide open following Floyd Mayweather Jr’s retirement. Bradley (33-1-1) dominated from the opening bell against …

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Saud clinches gold, Kuwaitis show class – India go top of medals standings

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: On the fourth day of 13th Asian Shooting Championship, Kuwait’s shooting team managed to bag one gold and three silver medals. Also, India has replaced China on top position of the medals’ list, which China had been dominating from the start of the championship, which is …

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Stoke tighten screw on Mourinho as Chelsea suffer 3rd straight EPL loss – Arnautovic returns to haunt Blues

LONDON, Nov 7, (AFP): Marko Arnautovic returned to haunt Jose Mourinho with a spectacular winner as Stoke City sank Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday to plunge the Premier League champions’ manager’s future into doubt. Mourinho dubbed Arnautovic “unmanageable” during their time at Inter Milan, but the Austria forward may have had …

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India spin Proteas to ‘defeat’ in first Test – South Africa 56-5 chasing 218 – run target

MOHALI, India, Nov 7, (AFP): India’s spinners tied South Africa’s batsmen in knots to give the hosts a 108- run victory in the bowlerdominated first Test in Mohali on Saturday. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja grabbed five wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took three as the Proteas, set a victory target …

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Bayern rout Stuttgart, extend lead – Wolves fall

BERLIN, Nov 7, (AFP): Robert Lewandowski claimed his 14th Bundesliga goal of the season on Saturday as Bayern Munich went eight points clear in the table with a 4-0 win over VfB Stuttgart. Bayern’s star-studded attack ran riot at the Allianz Arena with Arjen Robben, Douglas Costa and Thomas Mueller …

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Kuwait win bronze in 50m rifle prone as India ‘overtake’ Iran – Sheikh Salman commends organizing committee

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: On the third day of the 13th Asian Shooting Championship held at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Shooting Olympics Complex in Kuwait, Kuwait’s women shooting team won bronze in the 50 meters rifle prone contest of amateur category. India managed to win five gold medals in trap competition …

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