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Wicket-keeping is a thankless job: Wriddhiman Saha

Saha took some exceptional catches behind the stumps in the last match on Umesh Yadav's and Ravichandran Ashwin's deliveries.

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Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Six Bulgarians have been detained for abuse at Monday's Bulgaria-England game when monkey chants and apparent Nazi salutes overshadowed England's 6-0 win.

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Priyanshu Singh wins shootout of rookies, defeats Kshitij Naveed Kaul in playoff to register maiden win 

The Bengaluru duo of M Dharma and Syed Saqib Ahmed finished joint third at 18-under-262 at the Rs. 30 lakh event.

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El Clásico between Barcelona, Real Madrid postponed amid Catalan crisis

Following huge demonstrations over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders, the league's organising body made an official request to the RFEF this week for the game to be rearranged.

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Pakistan Cricket Board removes Sarfaraz Ahmed as captain

'It has been an honour to lead Pakistan at the highest level, ' Sarfaraz Ahmed said in an official statement by Pakistan Cricket Board.

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China asked NBA to fire Houston Rockets executive over Hong Kong tweet: Adam Silver

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey ignited a firestorm earlier this month with a tweeted image captioned 'Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong.'

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Tiger Woods targeting Tokyo Olympics

Golf returned to the Games in 2016 after a 112-year absence but Woods, who dominated the sport in the first decade of the 21st century, missed its return through injury.

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Manchester United will reinforce squad in January, says manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

United are 12th in the Premier League ahead of Sunday's home game against league leaders Liverpool after a poor start to the season that has been further disrupted by injuries to key players.

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Liverpool head to United with widest gulf in years

Liverpool has won just five times at United in the Premier League era and the Red Devils have won the fixture 16 times. 

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American boxer Patrick Day dies following brutal knockout

Day, 27, had been in a coma for four days following his defeat and, despite having emergency brain surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, doctors were unable to save the junior middleweight.…

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Bulgarian police detain six over racist chants at England game

Bulgarian police said on Wednesday they had detained six people.

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Investigating potential provocative political behaviour by Turkish players: UEFA

Turkish players had earlier reportedly made the military salute in a Euro qualifier against Albania on Friday.

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Virat Kohli is a champion player: Sourav Ganguly

India was knocked out of the World Cup 2019 in the semi-finals after facing a defeat at the hands of New Zealand.
 

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Houston Rockets General Manager 'wasn't educated' when he sent Hong Kong tweet: LeBron James

Morey's tweet of support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong set off a firestorm, prompting Chinese sponsors and partners to cut ties with the league and NBA. 

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Euro 2020 qualifier: Anti-racism body says England game should have been abandoned

The game was twice halted in the first half, first when England manager Gareth Southgate informed the UEFA delegate about incidents and a public announcement was made.

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