Lakshya Sen, Riya Mookerjee break into top 100 in new badminton rankings

New Delhi, Mar. 20: Young Indian shuttlers Lakshya Sen and Riya Mookerjee Tuesday broke into the top-100 to be placed 76th and 94th among men’s and women’s singles players in the latest world badminton rankings. In the latest BWF rankings, Lakshya made a massive jump of 28 places while Riya climbed up 19 spots. B
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Oeiras, Mar. 20: Cristiano Ronaldo rejoined his Portugal team-mates on Tuesday ahead of the start of Euro 2020 qualifying this week following a nine-month absence from the national team. The 34-year-old Juventus forward was recalled by Portugal coach Fernando Santos for games at home to Ukraine and Serbia, having not played for his country since
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Karachi, Mar. 19: The Pakistan Cricket Board has paid the BCCI approximately USD 1.6 million as compensation after losing the case in the ICC’s Dispute Resolution Committee, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani claimed on Monday. “We incurred costs of around USD 2.2 million on the compensation case which we lost,” Mani said. He insisted that besides
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New Delhi, Mar. 19: World No. 24 H S Prannoy will lead a 13-member Indian badminton team at the Tong Yun Kai Cup 2019, the second edition of the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships to be held at Hong Kong from March 19-24. In the absence of top shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and
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New Delhi, Mar. 19: The breakthrough run at the Indian Wells has propelled India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran to career-high rank of 84 but injured Yuki Bhambri on Monday dropped out of top-200 for the first time in almost two years. In the recently released ATP rankings, Prajnesh had collected 61 points after reaching the third round
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Chennai : Chennai Super Kings fans had a lot to cheer about at the M A Chidambaram stadium here Sunday as the players took part in a practice match. With fans being allowed free entry into three stands, a huge number gathered to watch the CSK players. Though captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni didn’t feature in
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Patiala, Mar 18: Javelin thrower Annu Rani rewrote her own national record to clinch the gold and qualify for both the Asian and World Championships on the third and penultimate day of the Federation Cup National Senior Athletics Championships here on Sunday. The 26-year-old Rani, who represented Uttar Pradesh, hurled the spear to a distance
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New Delhi, Mar 178 National record holder KT Irfan Sunday became the first Indian from athletics to qualify for the next year’s Olympics while finishing fourth in the 20km event of the Asian Race Walking Championships in Nomi, Japan. The 29-year-old Irfan clocked 1 hour 20 minutes and 57 seconds to better the Tokyo Olympics
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Patiala, Mar. 16: Kamalpreet Kaur grabbed the spotlight by winning a gold medal in the women’s discus throw event and also qualified for the Asian Championships in the process on the opening day of Federation Cup here on Friday. Shivpal Singh also booked a berth in the April 19-24 Asian Championships in Doha in men’s
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New Delhi, Mar. 16: India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced on Friday. “We are delighted to announce that India has been confirmed as the host of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020,” Infantino said after the FIFA Council meeting in Miami,
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