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INDIA-PAKISTAN FINAL SETS ADVERTISEMENT RATES 10 MILLION RUPEES PER 30 SECONDS IN STAR SPORTS

June 17, 2017 10:25AM

Indian-Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy final to be played in England on Sunday sky-rocketed the advertisement rate to 10 times the normal price as per the industrial sources. The rise of cost is due to the expected increase of viewers for the final clash between the two arch-rivals. Millions of cr…

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Don’t Consider Semi-Final Match with India as Big Match, Take It as Big Opportunity, Urges Bangladesh Coach

June 14, 2017 03:10AM

 

 PTI, 14th June: Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha urges his team to consider semi-final match with India a big opportunity not a big match, intending to lessen the pressure of his side. He believes that considering an opportunity will keep players more motivated and inspired that w…

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Ton-up Dhawan takes India to 321/6 against Sri Lanka

June 8, 2017 08:31PM

London, Jun 8 (PTI) Shikhar Dhawan continued his love affair with the ICC Champions Trophy with yet another elegant hundred, guiding India to an imposing 321 for 6 against Sri Lanka in a Group B match here today.

Dhawan smashed his way to 125 off 128 balls, his 10th career ODI hundred, and a…

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Virat Kohli sole Indian in Forbes list of highest paid athletes

June 8, 2017 08:24PM

New York, Jun 8 (PTI) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is the sole sportsperson from the country to feature among the world's 100 highest paid athletes in the latest Forbes list topped by soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Kohli, 28, has been ranked 89th on the 2017 Forbes list of 'The World's…

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Kohli among eight sportspersons named for Padma Shri

January 25, 2017 09:56AM

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was among the eight sportspersons who were today picked for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country's fourth highest civilian award.

Besides Kohli, the seven other sportspersons named for the award are Rio Olympics bronze medallist wrest…

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Talking technique: Kohli on corrections post-England 2014

January 16, 2017 09:34PM

PTI I NEW DELHI

Indian captain Virat Kohli feels that chinks in his technique apart from utter desperation to succeed in England led to a disastrous tour of 2014 post which, he not only worked on his mindset but also on his batting.

In a chat with former England captain Nasser Hussain on bcci.…

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Virat Kohli, star of chases, betters Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI record

January 16, 2017 01:27AM

Highlight StoryVirat Kohli is the ultimate batsman in the world when it comes to chasing a big target. His consistency and the method to his batsmanship are unprecedented. In the first ODI against England in Pune on Sunday, his first match as full-time captain across all formats, Kohli put on an exhibition as he s…

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Sports Minister Goel inaugurates Khelo India competitions

January 15, 2017 01:23AM

ew Delhi, Jan 15 (PTI) Sports Minister Vijay Goel today inaugurated the Khelo India National-level competitions for various sports for Under-14 and Under-17 children.

The Delhi leg of the competitions, organised by Sports Aunthority of India, will include swimming, cycling and wrestling.

The …

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Kohli, Jadhav hit magical centuries to script sensational win

January 15, 2017 01:14AM

PTI I PUNE

Skipper Virat Kohli smashed a majestic 122 while Kedar Jadhav conjured up a career-best 120 before India's lower middle-order held nerves to pull off an incredible three-wicket win over England in the first One-day International, here today.

Kohli and Jadhav rattled up a sensational…

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Sakshi Malik brings redemption to wrestling mired with court battle, doping scandal in 2016

December 19, 2016 08:57PM

PTI

New Delhi: A bitter court battle, followed by an embarrassing dope scandal, before some redemption through an Olympic medal -- Indian wrestling in 2016 mirrored the script of a Bollywood potboiler in which Sakshi Malik emerged as the new star on the horizon.

For most part of the yea…

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