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Murray, Kerber out in 4th round in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia  — It was tough at the top for Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber on Sunday at the Australian Open, with both the No. 1 seeds going out in fourth-round upsets. Five-time finalist Murray lost 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, 6-4

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Despite Doha loss, Murray atop ATP rankings

Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 9: British tennis ace Andy Murray remained on top of the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, despite losing the Qatar Open against Novak Djovokic, who is at the second spot. Djokovic defeated Murray in a

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Djokovic edges past Murray to clinch Qatar Open title

Johannesburg [South Africa], Jan. 8 : World No. 2 Novak Djokovic on Saturday defeated Andy Murray in a three-set thriller Qatar Open final, thus bringing the Briton’s 28-match winning streak to an end in Doha. Djokovic beat Murray 6-3, 5-7,

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Somdev Devvarman calls it quits, retires from professional tennis

Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis on Sunday. He took to Twitter to make the announcement. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the

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Women’s SAFF Championship: India rout Afghanistan 5-1 in opener

ri [India], Dec.28:The Indian women’s football team kicked off their South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship 2016 campaign in style as they crushed Afghanistan by a whopping 5-1 margin in the Group B opener at the Kanchenjunga Stadium here last

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Perpetual Loyal wins Sydney to Hobart race in record time

The gruelling Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been won in record time. Perpetual Loyal finished the 628 nautical miles (1,163km) in one day, 13 hours, 31 minutes and 20 seconds – almost five hours faster than the previous course

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Indian beat Korea 3-0 to win Bronze at U-18 Asia Cup

Bangkok (Thailand) Dec. 22 : India beat Korea 3-0 at the 4th Women’s U18 Asia Cup, 2016 to win the Bronze medal in the tournament on Thursday. In the initial fist half the two teams played out a goal-less with

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Vijender Singh knocks out Francis Cheka to defend WBO Asia Pacific title

NEW DELHI: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh defended his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title in style with a knock-out win over challenger and former world champion Francis Cheka on Saturday. The ten-round contest did not last the distance as

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Mercedes want Williams’ Valtteri Bottas as Lewis Hamilton’s team

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas is Mercedes’ first choice to replace Nico Rosberg as Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate, BBC Sport has learned. But Williams have rejected an initial offer to release Finn Bottas from his 2017 contract. In a separate development, Mercedes

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Magnus Carlsen wins third world chess title

Magnus Carlsen of Norway has won the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time after defeating challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia. #Carlsen sealed victory following three weeks of play and a series of tiebreakers in New York. Karjakin tied

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Formula 1 calendar 2017: German GP dropped & Brazil in doubt

Germany has been dropped from next year’s Formula 1 calendar and the Brazilian Grand Prix is also in doubt. The official calendar, to be published later on Wednesday by governing body the FIA, has been seen by BBC Sport. It

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Davis Cup: Argentina beat Croatia after Juan Martin del Potro & Federico Delbonis win

Argentina fought back to beat Croatia 3-2 and win the Davis Cup for the first time in a dramatic final in Zagreb. Croatia led 2-1 going into the final day and looked on course for their second title when Marin

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Rosberg takes Formula One title from Hamilton

Germany’s #Nico Rosberg celebrated his first Formula One world championship on Sunday after finishing runner-up in a tense #Abu Dhabi Grand Prix won by Mercedes team mate #Lewis Hamilton amid accusations of ‘dirty tricks’. After all the suspense and expectation,

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Hamilton on pole for F1 title showdown, Rosberg second

Lewis Hamilton lapped in a league of his own to seize pole position for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg remained championship favourite with second place on the grid. Rosberg has a

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Indian badminton players PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma make it to the Hong Kong Open Super Series singles finals.

Indian badminton superstar, Rio Olympics silver medallist, PV Sindhu made it to her third Hong Kong Super finals and will vie for the title by facing Taiwan’s Tai Tzu Ying on Sunday. Earlier in the day, Sameer Verma beat Jan

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