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The ‘curious’ ouster of coach Purnima Rau

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The BCCI unceremoniously sacked women’s team coach Purnima Rau despite the fact that it was under the Hyderabadi’s tutelage that the team performed the best.

29 April, 2017
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Confidence is what makes Umesh yadav excel

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Umesh feels that confidence has made him a much better bowler now and that all the hard work he had put in is now showing the result.

16 April, 2017
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Sindhu enters India Open final

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Hyderabadi makes short work of Korean second seed Sung to make her maiden final of the India Open Super Series.

1 April, 2017
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Adventure Zone completes 5,000 bungy jumps

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Jumpin Heights, India’s First Extreme Adventure Zone and India’s Highest Bungy Jumping Platform successfully completed 50, 000 Bungy Jumps.

25 March, 2017
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FIFA expresses concern over Kochi’s readiness

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With less than 200 days to go for the under-17 World Cup to be held in India, the FIFA inspection team has expressed deep concern over the slow pace of work in the Kochi stadium.

25 March, 2017
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There is more to Shashank Manohar’s resignation

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Manohar’s resignation as independent chairman of the ICC fuels suspicion that it was his strained relations with the BCCI which made him take this extreme step.

18 March, 2017
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Saga of a hockey star who came back from retirement

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Former hockey captain Ritu Rani showed that she had the guts and gumption to stage a comeback into the Indian team six months after her retirement.

11 March, 2017
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 ‘We will serve the sports fan’

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DSport, the latest sports channel to hit the Indian market is aiming to position itself for the avid sports buff.

4 March, 2017
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Cutting Edge gets exclusive rights

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25 February, 2017

Haryana lad’s dream spell steals the show

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It all needed one incisive spell from Yuzvendra Chahal to show his wares and prove that he has it in him to compete against the best in the business.

5 February, 2017
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