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Indian golfer Aditi starts steady with 1-under at British Open

Aditi, who had finished fourth at the Tokyo Olympics, scored four birdies against three bogeys and three of those birdies came in a fine stretch between 10th and 14th. Indian golfer Aditi Ashok opened the women’s British Open with a steady one-under 71 to lie tied 22nd at the challenging Carnoustie Links here. Aditi, who had finished fourth at the ...

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India vs England, 3rd Test: KL Rahul tightens grip on opener’s role after chance selection | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: KL Rahul was not even India’s second-choice opener in England but when the task fell into his lap for the first Test at Trent Bridge, the 29-year-old made sure his recall lasted longer than just one match. With 244 runs from four innings, including a sixth Test hundred, Rahul is India’s highest scorer in the ongoing five-match series which ...

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Mukesh Ambani’s tryst with sports rights continues with Italian Serie A

Viacom18, billionaire Mukesh Ambani-controlled entertainment network, has acquired the media rights – broadcast and digital – for Italy’s popular football league Serie A, putting in place another piece of what industry watchers call will be “India’s most formidable sports play” once set up. The rights are for the Indian sub-continent for the next three seasons. This comes close on the ...

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P.T. Usha’s coach O.M. Nambiar passes away

O.M. Nambiar, the man who transformed a village girl P.T. Usha into Asia’s Golden Girl, passed away at Payyoli in Kozhikode on Thursday evening. He was 89 and is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter. One of India’s most famous coaches, Nambiar spotted Usha at a very young age in 1976 and soon began coaching her at ...

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Jurgen Klopp Condemns ‘Homophobic’ Chants Aimed at Billy Gilmour, Tells Liverpool Fans to Stop Such Chants

Jurgen Klopp told Liverpool fans on Thursday to stop their homophobic chanting, labelling those who did during the 3-0 victory at Norwich last Saturday as “idiots”. Choruses of “Chelsea rent boy” — aimed at Billy Gilmour who is on loan at Norwich from the Champions League holders — could be heard emanating from the away fans section. Liverpool subsequently denounced the ...

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Ranji Trophy to start from January 5, senior cricket to start with Mushtaq Ali T20 from October 27 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The BCCI has issued a fresh itinerary for domestic cricket in India with the 2021-22 season of the Ranji Trophy tournament scheduled to be played between January 5 to March 20. The Ranji Trophy wasn’t held during last season due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the logistical obstacles faced for having an extended bio-bubble for 38 teams. The ...

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Captain Rani Rampal wishes former head coach Sjoerd Marijne luck for ‘new chapter’ | Hockey News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal thanked former head coach Sjoerd Marijne and wished him luck for the future. The Dutch master tactician stepped down after leading the Indian women’s hockey team to a fourth-place finish in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics. Even though the team finished fourth, it was a lion-hearted performance from the girls. Taking ...

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Fencing in Madras: An ’80s movement that remains strong, thanks to Bhavani Devi’s Olympic debut

A quiet Chennai movement that began in the 1980s swells with students inspired by CA Bhavani Devi from Old Washermanpet, the first Indian fencer to participate in the Olympic Games Sword in hand, armour fastened, helmet on: a boisterous group of teenagers gets into fencing gear at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium. Ever since the lockdown eased, this group resumed training ...

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Sehwag, Sanjay Bangar look beyond just cricket for their Cricuru app

Mumbai: Former India cricketers Virender Sehwag and Sanjay Bangar turned entrepreneurs with their venture Cricuru, a video and artificial intelligence-based cricket coaching app. In an interview with ET, Sehwag and Bangar spoke at length on how they managed to put together 100 hours of content and how Sehwag rediscovered every muscle in his body in the process. Edited excerpts: How ...

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