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Surrey cricketer and his brother busted by Facebook security for Internet luring

A Surrey man has been sentenced to house arrest after he was busted by Facebook security for inappropriate sexual chat with... (more...)

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Don’t underestimate the power of your vote: Tendulkar

Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) — Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has appealed to all Indians to exercise their franchise... (more...)

Super Kings beat Royals by seven runs

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings defeated Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL)... (more...)

Bengaluru eyeing AFC Champions League qualification

Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) — With the I-League title in the pocket, up next for the Bengaluru FC team is to qualify... (more...)

Himachal cricket body needs to be revamped: Chief Minister

Shimla, April 23 (IANS) — Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Wednesday said the state cricket body headed... (more...)

Super Kings score 140/6 against Royals

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Chennai Super Kings put up a total of 140/6 in their 20 overs after being asked to bat by... (more...)

Indian motorsports body’s chief executive quits

Chennai, April 23 (IANS) — The so-called ‘winds of change’ that swept through the Federation of Motor Sports... (more...)

Rajasthan Royals elect to field against Super Kings

Dubai, April 23 (IANS) — Rajasthan Royals won the toss and elected to field against Chennai Super Kings in an Indian... (more...)

Klopp, Guardiola not interested in Manchester United job

Munich, April 23 (IANS) — Jurgen Klopp said he is not interested in taking up the job of Manchester United manager... (more...)

FIFA temporarily lifts Barcelona’s transfer ban

Zurich, April 23 (IANS) — Barcelona heaved a sigh of relief as world football governing body FIFA temporarily lifted... (more...)

Tata academy trounce AIFF colts

Jamshedpur, April 23 (IANS) — Skipper Udanta Singh led the surge with an impressive hat-trick as Tata Football Academy... (more...)

Sindhu, Kashyap progress in Badminton Asia Championships

Gimcheon (South Korea), April 23 (IANS) — P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap, R.M.V. Gurusaidutt and women’s doubles... (more...)

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