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Khelo India Youth Games 2019: Maharashtra win 4 gold medals in Kho-Kho, continue to stay on top

Hosts Maharashtra made a clean sweep of all four gold medals in the Kho-Kho competition of the Khelo India Youth Games in Pune on Thursday to maintain the pole position in the medal's tally.

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Watch: Rajyavardhan Rathore talks about SAI raid, says ‘committed to a corruption-free India’

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted a raid at the official premises of Sports Authority of India (SAI) in New Delhi in connection with bribery charges against some of its officials.

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Copa del Rey: Barcelona deny breaking rules by playing Juan Brandariz aka Chumi

Barcelona have denied that they broke Spanish football federation (RFEF) rules by fielding defender Juan Brandariz, commonly known as Chumi, in last week's Copa del Rey last-16 first leg game away to Levante, a club source told Reuters on Thursday.

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Pro Wrestling League: Sandeep Tomar helps MP Yodha edge past Mumbai Maharathi 4-3

The focus was on established stars but it was Sandeep Tomar who produced a show-stopping performance in a do-or-die bout as MP Yodha pipped Mumbai Maharathi 4-3 in the Pro Wrestling League, in Panchkula on Thursday.

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I-League: Aizawl to play for pride as they face table-toppers Chennai City

Former champions Aizawl FC will look to stave off an imminent threat of relegation when they take on table-toppers Chennai City FC in an I-League fixture in Chennai on Friday.

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Ranji Trophy Quarterfinals: UP take 349-runs lead against Saurashtra

Uttar Pradesh batsmen fluffed their lines in the second essay but their first innings performance put them in the box seat with lead swelling to 349 against Saurashtra at the end of the third day's play in the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals.

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Ranji Trophy Quarterfinals: Karnataka lose 3 wickets in chase of 184 against Rajasthan

Spinners Krishnappa Gowtham and Shreyas Gopal shared seven wickets between them as Karnataka bundled out Rajasthan for 222 to set themselves a 184-run target for a place in the Ranji Trophy semifinals, in Bengaluru on Thursday.

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Some Pak players so desperate, they would work in toilets if PCB employs them: Tanveer Ahmed

Former Test pacer Tanveer Ahmed believes some of the former Pakistani cricketers would be willing to work even in toilets if they get a chance to work with the Pakistan Cricket Board.

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Wrestler Vinesh Phogat becomes first Indian to be nominated for Laureus World Sports Awards

Ace Indian wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian to receive a nomination in the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 18.

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CBI raid Sports Authority of India office, arrest four officials over bribery allegations

The CBI on Thursday carried out a raid at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) office in New Delhi following bribery allegations against some officials.

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Australian Open: Williams juggles between business, motherhood and tennis, ‘doing what working parents do’

Serena Williams was responding to emails about her clothing line and reorganising her schedule to spend time with her one-year-old daughter shortly before beating Eugenie Bouchard 6-2 6-2 in the Australian Open second round on Thursday.

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Australian Open: ‘I like to fight till end and play with no regrets,’ says Simona Halep

Simona Halep came to Melbourne with odds heavily stacked against her and faced two gruelling matches in her first two rounds at the Australian Open, but the world number one believes the long three-setters will help her get ready for the rest of the year.

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Australian Open: ‘Tough match ahead of me’ says Sharapova before Wozniacki clash

Maria Sharapova has blasted her way to the third round at the Australian Open but she has accepted an underdog status ahead of her clash with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki on Friday.

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Ranji Trophy Quarterfinals: Kerala creates history by entering semifinal for first time

Scripting history, Kerala stormed into the semifinals of the Ranji Trophy for the first time with a 113-run win over Gujarat on the third day of the quarterfinal in Wayand on Thursday.

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Ranji Trophy Quarterfinals: Jaffer’s double helps Vidarbha take 204-run lead against Uttarakhand

Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer slammed a double hundred as holders Vidarbha grabbed massive 204-run first innings lead against Uttarakhand on the third day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match here Thursday.

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Now, TT player Soumyajit Ghosh’s wife accuses him of mental and physical torture

In March, Ghosh was accused of rape by an 18-year-old, that led to the two-time Olympian and India’s youngest ever national champion hitting “rock bottom”.

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India women’s cricket: Team to play 3 ODIs and T20Is against England

The Indian women's cricket team will play England in a three-match ODI series in Mumbai as part of the ICC Women's Championship starting with the first match at the Wankhede stadium on February 22, BCCI said Thursday.

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Women’s cricket home series: India to play 3 ODIs and T20Is against England

The Indian women's cricket team will play England in a three-match ODI series in Mumbai as part of the ICC Women's Championship starting with the first match at the Wankhede stadium on February 22, BCCI said Thursday.

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IPL 2019: Rajasthan Royals owner to sell stakes ahead of 12th edition

Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Rajasthan Royals' owners are all set to sell half of their stakes in order to give the side a much needed financial boost ahead of the 12th edition of the popular league.

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No Needle Policy: AFI’s new draft proposes 2-year ban on athletes violating rules

The Athletics Federation of India's draft 'No Needle Policy' has proposed a maximum ban of two years on athletes caught using or possessing needles and injection vials, a top official told PTI on Thursday.

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No Needle Policy: AFI’s new draft proposes 2-year ban on athletes violating rules

The Athletics Federation of India's draft 'No Needle Policy' has proposed a maximum ban of two years on athletes caught using or possessing needles and injection vials, a top official told PTI on Thursday.

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Pandya-Rahul sexism row: Case in limbo as SC adjourns hearing to next week

With the Supreme Court adjourning proceedings on all BCCI matters for a week, suspended Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul's wait for a closure to the furore over their sexist comments got longer on Thursday.

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I-League: East Bengal to go full throttle against Indian Arrows in return-leg clash

As the title race is getting tight by each clash, East Bengal will go full throttle against talented Indian Arrows in their I-League return-leg clash at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, in Kolkata on Friday.

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Pandya-Rahul sexism row: CoA seeks SC appointment of ombudsman to decide fate of players

The Supreme Court Thursday took note of a plea of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) seeking urgent appointment of an ombudsman in the BCCI to decide on the fate of Team India members Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul, who have been suspended pending inquiry over their “insensitive” remarks against women.

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West Indies vs England: ‘Don’t underestimate the home team’ says former Caribbean head coach Stuart Law

Just days before West Indies take on England in the first Test of their upcoming three-match series, former Caribbean head coach Stuart Law has warned the visitors not to take the home team lightly as they can pull off an “upset”.

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich resume title hunt without Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery

German champions Bayern Munich will be without wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery as they continue their pursuit of leaders Borussia Dortmund with a trip to Hoffenheim on Friday when the Bundesliga resumes after the winter break.

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Father of batting or father in real? Watch Shikhar Dhawan congratulating Rohit Sharma

India’s Hitman Rohit Sharma who had left the Test series after his wife Ritika delivered a baby girl on 30 December joined the Indian team for the ODI series with a bang.

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India vs Australia: Dhoni getting back in touch a good sign for team, says Dhawan

Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan believes that former skipper MS Dhoni getting back in form is a good sign for the team as his calming nature gives confidence to other players as well.

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We are human beings not machines to be perfect: Ganguly on Pandya-Rahul sexism row

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday said “we should move on” from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and K L Rahul's sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons.

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2 Tamil Nadu footballers to train, play for 1 month at AD Alcorcon in Spain

Two Tamil Nadu lads have been selected to train and play football for a month in the International Academy of AD Alcorcon in Spain.

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