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Cricket

How Chennai Super Kings kept the whistle alive

Varun Shetty explores the uniquely symbiotic relationship between the IPL's most popular franchise and its intensely passionate fans

BCCI

RCB look to break five-year duck against CSK

The rivalry between Dhoni's three-time champions and Kohli's men has always been a fiery one, and the perfect match-up to start the season

Don't care if I'm judged on not winning the IPL - Kohli

'Obviously, you want to win," the RCB captain said in response to criticism of his captaincy. 'I am doing what I am supposed to do.'

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Harden hits the gym after 61-point performance

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Eden Hazard to Real Madrid not inevitable

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Smith and Warner's year in cricket wilderness

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Zverev adopts a puppy in Miami

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Massa: Formula E '10 times' more competitive than F1

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Dhoni's Main Man

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Pogba smiles when asked about Mourinho sacking

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Mick Schumacher 'honoured' by comparisons to his father

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Transfers

LIVE Transfer Talk:United, PSG to battle for Sancho

Manchester United and PSG will be all in for Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho this summer. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Icardi to leave Inter? Herrera to PSG?

Alexis Nunes and Shaka Hislop run the rule over the latest transfer rumours in the world of football.

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Football

International friendlies; Euro qualifiers

Same sad story for Messi in Argentina return

Lionel Messi's international return was widely anticipated, but Venezuela crashed the party and again brutally exposed Argentina's age-old flaws.

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Sterling nets hat trick, sets example for England's kids

Raheem Sterling was already a star at Man City but with a hat trick in a 5-0 rout of the Czech Republic, he showed he's ready to be one for England.

NBA

Lakers officially miss playoffs for 6th year in row

Friday night's loss to the Nets officially eliminated the Lakers from postseason contention for the sixth straight year.

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Harden ties career best with 61, Rockets beat Spurs 111-105

James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night.

Lonzo axes pal over allegations $1.5M is missing

Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has severed ties with a co-founder of Big Baller Brand over concerns that the family friend has a criminal past and also has not adequately accounted for the whereabouts of roughly $1.5 million from Ball's accounts.

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IPL 2019

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the IPL

You've come to the right place if you're a clueless extraterrestrial wondering, 'Eyepeeyell, whut?'

Chopra: I've learnt my lesson, not going to write off CSK

Podcast: Aakash Chopra joins Gaurav Sundararaman and Srinath Sripath for your all-you-need-to-know preview

'This year is not going to be about big names' - Kohli

The RCB captain says his team now has a strong collection of Indian players to go with its always impressive overseas contingent

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We're taking our time to replace Ngidi - Fleming

The Chennai Super Kings coach talks about the conditions at their home ground, the experience in their squad, and more

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CSK, RCB hit the nets ahead of IPL season-opener

On the eve of the big Dhoni-Kohli showdown, the players trained at the MA Chidambaram Stadium

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Hodge: RCB's middle order against CSK's spinners will be key

Brad Hodge and Deep Dasgupta pick their XIs for the IPL 2019 season opener

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'Chinna Thala' - Dhoni's main man

In his tenth season for Chennai Super Kings, Suresh Raina remains amongst the most valuable players for the franchise

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India news

I-League champ Gaurav Bora could be India's next 'big' thing

After a career-defining season with Chennai, Gaurav Bora is ready for the next chapter in his life with India's U23 squad.

AIFF Media

What is the I-League-AIFF showdown all about?

What do these teams want? What is the AIFF's stance? What next? ESPN has you covered.

Road to Tokyo: First stop Doha as Indians look to flaunt Olympic credentials

The Asian Athletics Championships and World Championships will both offer a window into how India's athletes are shaping up for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

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