England beat Bangladesh by eight wickets, became two in two

England Completely clinical performance with both bat and ball to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in a Super 12 match of the T20 World Cup on Wednesday. Explosive opener Jason Roy made his 50th T20I a memorable chase with a 38-ball 61 (5×4, 3×6) as England conceded their net run rate in just 14.1 overs. …

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Lalit Modi highlights the links of betting companies to new owner of IPL franchise CVC

Former IPL boss Lalit Modi has questioned private equity firm CVC Capital Partners’ entry in the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to investments in companies involved in betting activities. CVC, which calls itself a “world leader in private equity and credit with $125 billion in assets under management”, last week spent Rs 5625 crore to …

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Boxing World Championship: Nishant Dev seventh Indian boxer in second round

Debutant Nishant Dev (71kg) on ​​Wednesday became the seventh Indian boxer to enter the second round of the AIBA Men’s World Championship with a 5-0 win over Hungary’s László Kozak. Dev will next take on Mauritius’ Merwen Clare, who got a bye in the first round and her victory continued the country’s boxers’ unbeaten run …

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Boxing World C’ships: Indian boxers continue their unbeaten run, Nishant enters second round

Debutant Nishant Dev (71kg) on ​​Wednesday became the seventh Indian boxer to enter the second round of the AIBA Men’s World Championship with a 5-0 win over Hungary’s László Kozak here. Dev will next take on Mauritius’ Merwen Clare, who got a bye in the first round and her victory continued the country’s boxers’ unbeaten …

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French Open: Sindhu, Lakshya win, Saina retires in the middle of a mixed day for India

PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen advanced to the second round of the French Open Super 750 badminton tournament here on Wednesday but Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth crashed out on a mixed day. Double Olympic medalist Sindhu beat Denmark’s Julie Daval Jacobsen 21-15, 21-18 in women’s singles, while London Olympics bronze medalist Saina, …

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Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya in 11 for Khel Ratna; Nominated for 35 Arjuna Awards

Tokyo Olympic gold medalist javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra and silver medalist wrestler Ravi Dahiya were on Wednesday selected for the prestigious Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award, along with nine other athletes. Olympic bronze-winning boxer Lovlina Borgohain, footballer Sunil Chhetri, cricketer Mithali Raj, hockey player PR Sreejesh were also selected for the award. Paralympic shooter …

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French Open: Srikanth’s fight ends in agony, Satwik-Ashwini win in mixed doubles

Kidambi Srikanth lost to top seed Kento Momota and crashed out of the second round but India’s mixed doubles team of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa entered the French Open Super 750 badminton tournament here on Wednesday. The Rio quarterfinalists played their hearts out to take on the Japanese and took a two-point lead at …

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Lucas Hernandez wins appeal, escapes prison time in Spain

France defender Lucas Hernandez will not serve time in prison for violating a restraining order after successfully winning an appeal in Spain on Wednesday. A Madrid court said the Bayern Munich player’s six-month prison sentence was commuted to a 96,000 euro ($111,000) fine. He cannot commit another offense in the next four years for the …

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11 names recommended for Khel Ratna including Neeraj Chopra, Ravi Dahiya, Lovlina Borgohain

In a year of unprecedented success for the Olympic sport, the country’s highest sports award – the Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna – has been recommended to 11 athletes, making it the largest number of sportspersons to be nominated for the country’s highest sporting honour. Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, India’s first gold medalist in …

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T20 World Cup LIVE Stream: When and where to watch Scotland vs Namibia

After making it to the Super 12 with two impressive victories, Namibia will look to continue their story when they take on injured Scotland in the ICC T20 World Cup on Wednesday. Gerhard Erasmus and his group of unknown cricketers stunned the cricketing world when they beat the Netherlands by six wickets and then registered …

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