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India look for clean sweep of ODI series against SL

Colombo, July 22: After managing to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat, the Indian limited-overs team is primed to sweep the ODI series 3-0 when it takes on Sri Lanka in the third and final ODI here at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday.…

India’s warm-up match ends in draw

Chester-le-Street (Durham), July 22: India's three-day tie against County Select XI, their sole warm-up game in the lead-up to the five-match series against England, ended in a draw but added to their problems after pace bowler Avesh Khan,…

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Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony director steps down Tokyo, July 22: Kentaro Kobayashi, the director of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, has been dismissed from his role after his past comments on the Holocaust resurfaced…

Spain held; France, Argentina shocked

TOKYO, July 22: Argentina suffered a shock defeat in their opening campaign of the Olympic men's soccer while France were handed a 4-1 defeat by Mexico. Brazil defeated Germany while hosts Japan also got off to a winning start with a 1-0…

Several Indian athletes opt out of opening ceremony

Tokyo, July 22: Indian athletes from seven sports, including shooting, badminton, archery and hockey, will skip the Olympics opening ceremony on Friday because of COVID-19 concerns and competitions lined up the next day, leaving just about…

TT: Kamal & Batra to meet Chinese duo

Kolkata, July 22: The Olympics draw for the table tennis events puts the Indian paddlers in a straitjacket as the mixed pair of A. Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra will faceoff third-seeded Lin Yun-Ju and Cheng I-Chin in the first-round…

Haryana, SSCB dominate Youth Boxing C’ships

Sonipat, July 22: As many as 12 women boxers from Haryana and nine men from Services Sports Control Board (SSCB) progressed to the final of the 4th Youth National Championships here on Thursday. SSCB's Vishwanath Suresh (48kg) defeated…