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We have the confidence to beat KKR: Royals pacer Kulkarni

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:50

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals pacer Dhawal Kulkarni expressed confidence that his team can beat Kolkata Knight Riders riding on the momentum of registering three back-to-back victories in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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Zverev wins maiden Madrid Open title

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:32

Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Alexander Zverev of Germany has claimed the 2018 Madrid Open title for the first time after beating Austria's Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

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Halep remains on top of WTA rankings

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:26

Madrid, May 14 (IANS) With 7,270 points, Romania's Simona Halep stayed atop the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki and Garbiñe Muguruza of Spain.

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Peru's Guerrero confident about CAS ruling to play in World Cup

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 16:02

Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS) Flamengo striker from Peru Paolo Guerrero has said that he is confident he will receive a positive response from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), on his request that the six-month doping ban imposed on him by the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) be lifted.

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Federer back as No.1 in ATP rankings after Nadal's six-week lead

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:58

Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer took back the No. 1 spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday after being second to Spain's Rafael Nadal for six weeks.

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Levante end Barcelona's hopes of 'perfect' unbeaten La Liga season

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:26

Madrid, May 14 (IANS) Levante striker Emmanuel Boetang scored a hat-trick as they ended FC Barcelona's dreams of going an entire La Liga football season without losing a single match with an incredible 5-4 win in the penultimate round of the Spanish first division.

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Juventus earn record 7th straight Serie A title; Napoli runners-up

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 15:22

Rome, May 14 (IANS) Juventus became the first team to win seven consecutive Serie A titles and a record-extending 34th time in all after a 0-0 draw against AS Roma here, even as second-placed Napoli defeated Sampdoria 2-0 in Naples in the penultimate round on Sunday.

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S.Korea presents tentative list for Russia World Cup

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 14:58

Seoul, May 14 (IANS) South Korean football coach, Shin Tae-yong, on Monday presented a preliminary list of 28 players for the 2018 Russian World Cup and explained that he hopes to announce a final squad of 23 players on June 3.

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IPL: Kolkata face Rajasthan in needle clash (Preview)

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 12:58

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) will look to outshine one another in their bid to secure a playoff spot when the two sides clash in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday.

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Juventus earn record 7th straight Serie A title

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:56

Rome, May 14 (IANS) Juventus became the first team to win seven consecutive Serie A titles and a record-extending 34th time in all after a 0-0 draw against AS Roma here, even as second-placed Napoli defeated Sampdoria 2-0 in Naples in the penultimate round on Sunday.

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Lazio draw 2-2 against Crotone, give Inter hope for CL spot

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 03:40

Crotone (Italy), May 14 (IANS) Serb attacking midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic saved Lazio on Sunday after scoring a late equaliser, helping his side to draw 2-2 against Crotone in the penultimate round of the Serie A football championship.

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Liverpool nab CL spot, Swansea relegated from EPL

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 02:38

London, May 14 (IANS) Liverpool on Sunday thrashed Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 in the final round of the English Premier League, finishing fourth and securing a spot in the 2018-19 Champions League, while Swansea City were relegated from the top-tier English league.

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