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Jitu Rai fails to qualify on poor day for India

Prev India shooter Jitu Rai Ace shooter Jitu Rai yesterday failed to make it to the final of the men’s 10m Air Pistol at the International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup (Rifle/Pistol). Tejaswini Sawant in the Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions event, also fell short of qualifying mark. Jitu finished …

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Kolkata to host match of Barcelona, Real Madrid legends

Prev Zinedine Zidane An El Clasico in Kolkata! It was announced yesterday that FC Barcelona legends will play against Real Madrid legends in Kolkata in the third week of September. The exhibition match will be held in memory of late Dutch legend Johan Cruyff. Real Madrid legends Amancio Amaro, Isidoro …

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Maria Sharapova handed wild card for Rogers Cup in Toronto

Prev Maria Sharapova’s comeback from a doping ban will include an appearance at the Rogers Cup in August after the former world number one was granted a wild card by the organisers of the Toronto tournament on Tuesday. Sharapova returned to the court last month after serving a 15-month suspension …

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James Anderson suffers groin injury

Prev James Anderson England spearhead James Anderson missed the whole of Saturday’s play in Lancashire’s Roses clash with Yorkshire because of a groin injury and may take no further part in the match. Anderson, England’s all-time leading wicket-taker in Tests, has not been in action at Old Trafford since limping …

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U Dream Football ties up with Borussia Dortmund

PrevNext Former India player Bhaichung Bhutia (left) with U Sports’ Ronnie Screwvala yesterday. Pic/Sameer Markande Tata Trusts U Dream Football yesterday announced a tie-up with Borussia Dortmund by which 48 players between the age of 10 and 14 will train with the Bundesliga club for six years at Bitburg, Germany. …

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