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Cricket

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U-19 Asia Cup: India suffer shock defeat against Nepal

Rana himself was the top-scorer for India with a 38-ball 46 while his opening partner Manjot Kalra made 35 from 69 balls.

Dinesh Chandimal

Angelo Mathews to bat at four: Dinesh Chandimal

India had whitewashed them 9-0 across three formats not so long ago and Chandimal said they learnt their lessons the tough way.

Kohli smashed a brilliant knock of 104, including 12 boundaries and six fifties, off just 119 deliveries to help India post a respectable second-innings score of 352-8 declared.(Photo: AP)

ICC Test Rankings: Virat Kohli climbs to fifth spot

The India skipper scored an unbeaten century during a recently-concluded drawn opening Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka.

Rahul Dravid (Photo: PTI)

Rahul Dravid wins Nepalese hearts for his gesture

Nepal’s coach Binod Kumar Das spoke about Dravid’s wonderful gesture.

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly urges MS Dhoni to approach T20 differently

Ganguly however feels Dhoni has a lot of cricket left in him, especially in the one-dayers.

Tennis

The 36-year-old six-time champion may have been giving away 16 years to the youngster fancied to be the game’s next major force but Federer proved in a dominant third set that, for the moment, he still remains a cut above his young pursuers. (Photo: AFP)

ATP World Tour Finals: Roger Federer downs Alexander Zverev in 'generation game'

19-time grand slam champion Roger Federer booked a place in the last four for the 14th time in 15 appearances.

Spain’s Garbine Muguruza returns to Caroline Garcia of France in their Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament quarter-final in Tokyo on Friday. Muguruza won 6-2, 6-4.	— AP

Garbine Muguruza cruises

Earlier, former number one Angelique Kerber won a war of attrition with second seed Karolina Pliskova to book her place in the last four.

Ankita Raina

Ankita Raina marches into quarters

This is the first time Ankita has progressed in the main round of a WTA event and she will now meet unseeded Amandine Hesse in the quarter-finals.

Spain's Rafa Nadal has arguably looked the most impressive of the famed quartet at the pinnacle of the men's rankings. (Photo: AP)

Wimbledon 2017: Watch Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray in action

All the fourth-round contenders will be in action at the All England Club on a day that promises an unmatched concentration of excellence.

Football

Chennaiyin FC players at a training session in Chennai on Saturday. (Photo: E.K. Sanjay)

ISL season 4: FC Goa, Chennaiyin seek fresh start

The central defender who scored the equaliser against Kerala Blasters in the final will be wearing the captain’s armband.

Jamshedpur FC players share a light moment with assistant coach Ishfaq Ahmed (left) at a training session in Kochi. (Photo: Arun Chandrabose)

Blasters face JFC in search of first win

Even as Dimitar Berbatov and Iain Hume failed to strike a combo against ATK, Meulensteen is likely to continue the partnership.

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ISL 4: Chennaiyin bounce back in style

The Brazilian did not have much to do as he slotted the ball in.

Real Madrid’s star striker Cristiano Ronaldo has received criticism for his recent performances. (Photo: AP)

What’s gone wrong at Real Madrid?

Real have never overturned that big a deficit to win La Liga and are also four points back on a revitalised Valencia.

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson (left) is congratulated by team mate John Stones after saving a penalty in their Champions League match against Napoli at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. Man City won 2-1. (Photo: AP )

Everton eye positive start

India will next play impressive Malaysia in their second Super 4 stage match on Thursday.

In Other sports

When asked if there is chance for him to climb to the top spot, the 24-year-old replied in an affirmative matter. (Photo: AP)

Kidambi Srikanth pulls out from China Open Super Series

The Pullela Gopichand protege recently established him as world number 2 in the latest BWF men's singles ratings.

Linford Christie at a press confrerence in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI )

Delhi Half Marathon: ‘Indians need foreign exposure’

The Jamaica-born legend was here as a face of footwear giants Puma for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and said he always enjoyed coming to India.

Sindhu was the lone Indian survivor in China Open as Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal crashed out of the tournament after losing 21-18, 21-11 defeat from World No 4 Akane Yamaguchi. (Photo: PTI)

China Open: Indian hopes crash as Gao Fangjie stuns PV Sindhu in quarters

Defending champion and second-seeded Sindhu was shocked by world no. 89 Fangjie and lost 11-21, 10-21 to the Chinese shuttler.

Most of the top-class players move on to coaching after retirement as the passion for the game does not allow them to move away.

‘City players can get national call-ups’

Dhanraj Pillay took on the city's aspiring hockey players in a friendly and he is happy with the quality of play.