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IPL 2019

Agarkar: Raina and Rayudu need to get some consistency


Jonny Bairstow relishes his fabulous Indian summer

The Sunrisers Hyderabad opener talks about his debut IPL season, his record-breaking partnership with David Warner, and getting ready for the World Cup

CSK need to bounce back, Williamson flies home

Sunrisers Hyderabad have won their last two games, and will want to give star opener Jonny Bairstow a fitting farewell

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India news

Bajrang Punia wins gold at Asian Wrestling C'ship

Bajrang Punia won gold in the Asian Wrestling Championships with a come from behind 12-7 win over Kazakhstan's Sayatbek Okassov in the 65kg men's free style final.

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Panghal and Bisht ace new weight categories with big wins

Amit Panghal and Kavinder Bisht took down big names in their first major competition since moving up a weight division.

Asian Athletics C'ships: Marimuthu, Toor win gold

Gomathi Marimuthu and Tajindarpal Singh Toor won gold in the women's 800m and shot put respectively, leading India's haul of five medals on Monday in the 2019 Asian Athletics Championships.

Editors' Picks

Soccer's Bad Boys: the players you love to hate

Soccer is a beautiful game. When it's played "the right way," it can be a pure experience. And yet, you need a little evil in there.

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A striker's worst nightmare: How do you end a scoring drought?

Even world-class strikers go through lulls in goal-scoring form, but for some the psychological toil can become all-consuming and seem inescapable.


LIVE Transfer Talk: City to break record for Rodri?

Manchester City are prepared to smash their transfer record for Atletico Madrid's Rodri. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Is Zidane & Bale's relationship at Real Madrid beyond repair?

As Gareth Bale was again jeered at the Bernabeu, Craig Burley addresses what it's like as he reminisces of his time at Derby County.


Royals v Capitals

IPL 2019, Jaipur

Smart Stats: Pant 286.1 trumps Rahane 183.5

Though Ajinkya Rahane scored a century, his slow start and slow finish meant Rishabh Pant's rapid fifty was more valuable

Kishore: The reinvention of Rahane and Pant

One has been dropped as captain and both have missed out on the World Cup but it seems they are already addressing their shortcomings

We had a plan for Archer's short balls and yorkers - Shaw

Prithvi Shaw addresses the media after his and Pant's partnership help Delhi go top of the IPL 2019 points table


Dhawan took the game away from us in the Powerplay - Samson

Sanju Samson addresses the media after Rajasthan Royals' loss to Delhi Capitals


Agarkar: Rahane looked a lot freer today

Shaun Tait and Ajit Agarkar discuss Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant century


Agarkar: Pant shouldn't change free-spirited approach


Key questions

When is the UCL final? All you need to know

Find out the date and details of the 2019 Champions League final.

When is the Europa League final? All you need to know

Find out the date and details of the 2019 Europa League final.

When is the PFA Player of the Year announced?

Find out when the PFA Player of the Year for the 2018-19 season is announced.

NBA Playoffs

Sixers look to walk 'very straight line' in Game 5

Coach Brett Brown warned the Sixers ahead of Game 5 not to let the Nets derail the team's ultimate goal.

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Giannis-led Bucks win first playoff series since '01

The Bucks completed a first-round sweep of the Pistons on Monday night for their first playoff series win since 2001 -- when star Giannis Antetokounmpo was just 7 years old.

Rockets' Capela battling 2 respiratory illnesses

Rockets center Clint Capela told ESPN that he was diagnosed with adenovirus and a klebsiella infection during a Sunday visit to a Salt Lake City doctor.

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