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India suffers shocking defeat to Bangladesh in 1st ODI; Sweet Revenge ?

After suffering a painful 109 mauling to India in the quarter finals of 2015 ICC World Cup, Bangladesh has finally taken their “sweet revenge” as they clinched a pumped up 79-run victory over India in the first ODI on Thursday. Burning effigies, chanting “Shame Shame,” during protests, all Bangladeshis from a furious Prime Minister to an  annoyed Bangladeshi ICC president ...

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KKR Owner Shah Rukh Khan Goes Overseas, Buys Caribbean Premier League in

Shah Rukh Khan who is co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders purchases a franchise Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Premier League, said media reports on Wednesday. Shah Rukh Khan has become the first IPL owner to joins hands with Mark Wahlberg and Grerad Butler, the Hollywood actors to be co-owners of the CPL. “The passion for franchise cricket in the Caribbean ...

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‘Mary Kom’ honoured in Stockholm

Omung Kumar’s 2014 directorial “Mary Kom”, which was selected for the Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (SIFFJ), has won the Best Film award and has been endowed with the Bronze Horse Award, the festival’s top honour. The jury for the junior section of the festival consisted of children from the age of nine to 17. Kumar, who directed the Priyanka ...

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National Sports Awards Schemes Revamped, to Videograph Selections

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has revised the Schemes of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, Arjuna Award, Dhyan Chand Award and Dronacharya Awards. In the revised Schemes, several amendments have been made as below: (i) Selection Committee for Arjuna Award will be headed by Retired Judge of Supreme Court/High Court. (ii) A sportsperson of eminence/sports administrator/sports expert belonging ...

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Sindhu in Badminton Asia Championships semis

 World No.10 P.V. Sindhu won her quarterfinal match to proceed to the women’s singles semi-finals of the $200,000 Badminton Asia Championships at the Gimcheon Indoor Stadium here Friday. The World Championship bronze medallist lost the first game 14-21 but came back strongly to win the next two games 21-13, 21-10 in 58 minutes against Thai Ongbumrungpan Busanan. With the win, ...

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Salman Khan keen to produce sports-based film

Mumbai, March 29 : Bollywood star Salman Khan, who unveiled the music of an upcoming sports-based film “Khwaabb” here, is himself tempted to produce a movie inspired by a sport. “I would like to produce a film based on sports,” Salman told reporters here at the music launch event Friday. “I have played almost all kinds of sports…I have done ...

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Sachin to become Rajya Sabha’s nominated member

The Congress-led government has recommended Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as Rajya Sabha’s nominated member, which comes as a belated birthday gift to the legend batsman from Maharashtra. Sachin achieved a historic score of 100 international centuries in March. His name was recommended by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday under Article 80 of the Constitution, which provides for nomination of eminent ...

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