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Dhoni hones shooting skills after India practice wash out


Kolkata, Sep 20: Former India skipper M S Dhoni today headed to Kolkata Police Training School for a session in pistol shooting after the team's outdoor practice was cancelled due to rain. "The great MS Dhoni takes some time off

Duleep Trophy match Day 2 washed out


Kanpur, Sep 20: Rain washed out the second day of the day and night Duleep Trophy cricket match between India Green and India Blue at the Green Park Stadium here on Wednesday. On Wednesday, off-spinner Parvez Rasool's five-wicket haul

Revamped Khelo India to focus on all round development


New Delhi, Sep 20: Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday said the Khelo India initiative, which focussed on infrastructure development till now, will look to ensure all-round growth in its revamped form. The government h


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Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) There was a time when ageing warhorse Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be popped a question at every media conference on whether he was contemplating retirement. A year-and-a-half down the line, those queries have been swept asi

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Kolkata, Sep 20: There was a time when ageing warhorse Mahendra Singh Dhoni would be popped a question at every media conference on whether he was contemplating retirement. A year-and-a-half down the line, those queries have been swept aside by

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New Delhi, Sep 20: The BCCI has nominated MS Dhoni for the country’s third highest civilian award -- the Padma Bhushan -- for his contribution to the game. A senior BCCI official confirmed that the Board has only sent one name for the P

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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board on Thursday announced a new five-member selection committee led by their former pacer Graeme Labrooy. "Sri Lanka Cricket today announced the newly appointed panel of Selectors as ratified by the Minister

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  Kolkata, Sep 19: Former Australia captain Michael Clarke is not ruling out the possibility of wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni being part of India's 2023 World Cup plans. "Don't ask me whether he will play

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Johannesburg, Sep 19 : South Africa will once again miss the services of fast bowler Vernon Philander in the first Test against Bangladesh as he continues to recover from a lower back niggle sustained during the England series. The injury

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Kolkata, Sep 19: Former Australia skipper Michael Clarke on Tuesday said Steve Smith still has challenges ahead as a captain and he has to find a way for his team to succeed. "As captain, he is challenged right now. He needs to find

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\ Kolkata, Sep 19: With rain keeping him away from the field, Australia opener David Warner is keen to know which are the places to visit here where his team will play India at the Eden Gardens in the second One Day International (ODI) here o

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Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The six teams slated to play their group matches here for the FIFA U-17 World Cup could join the festivities during Durga Puja, Bengal's biggest festival, a statement from the Local Organising Committee (LOC) said.

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  Madrid, Sep 19: Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane on Tuesday confirmed that he had a new contract with the record European football champions, though no official event had been held to announce it. Since Zidane took the hel

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Indore, Sep 19: The Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) today closed the sale of tickets for the third India-Australia One Day International to be played here a day ahead of schedule citing rush of fans, a senior official of the cricke

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Kolkata, Sep 19 (PTI) Inspired by the success of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar's biopics, world's leading wicket taker in women's ODI cricket, Jhulan Goswami's life will now be portrayed on celluloid. Tentative

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