Monthly Archives: January 2020

Australian Open: Dominic Thiem shoots down young gun Alexander Zverev to set up summit clash with Novak Djokovic | Tennis News

MELBOURNE: Tireless Dominic Thiem came from a set down to outlast German Alexander Zverev and make his first Australian Open final Friday, booking a showdown with seven-time champion Novak Djokovic. The 26-year-old fifth seed, the first player from Austria ever to reach the Melbourne decider, battled past seventh-ranked Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/4) on a sweltering evening. Defending ...

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SAI gives Rani Rampal out-of-turn promotion after World Games Athlete of the Year win | Hockey News

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal on Friday received an out-of-turn promotion from the Sports Authority of India. Rani, on Thursday won the World Games Athlete of the Year award and SAI has promoted the 25-year-old, honouring her achievement. Rani was voted The World Games Athlete of the Year through an online voting process that spanned three weeks. ...

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India vs New Zealand: We will go for 5-0 series whitewash, says Manish Pandey | Cricket News

WELLINGTON: Crediting India’s second successive Super Over win against New Zealand on Friday to the team’s never-say-die attitude, middle order batsman Manish Pandey said they will push for an unprecedented 5-0 series whitewash in the fifth T20 International. A nervous New Zealand threw it away yet again as a persevering India prevailed in the Super Over for the second successive ...

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Big sports events today | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Here are the big sports events lined up for Saturday (February 1) that comprise action from Australian Open and Premier League. (All timings in IST) 3:30 am (Cricket – 1st unofficial Test, Day 3) New Zealand A vs India A 2:00 pm (Football – I League) Aizawl FC vs Real Kashmir 2:00 pm (Tennis – Australian Open) Sofia ...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan beat Afghanistan by six wickets, set up semifinal clash with India | Cricket News

BENONI (SOUTH AFRICA): A half-century from opener Muhammad Huraira on debut and a fine bowling performance powered Pakistan to a six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Friday, setting up an exciting semifinal against arch-rivals India. Afghanistan fought hard after posting 189 but just did not have enough runs on the board. Huraira, playing his ...

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Madan Lal, RP Singh, Sulakshana Naik named in BCCI’s Cricket Advisory Committee | Cricket News

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Friday announced the appointment of its Cricket Advisory Committee. The three-member committee comprises Madan Lal, Rudra Pratap Singh and Sulakshana Naik. “The term of appointment will be for one year,” BCCI said in a statement. Lal represented India in 39 Tests and 67 ODIs and was a member of the ...

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