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Australia’s dramatic win over Pakistan

In Melbourne, second test match played between Austria and Pakistan ended up with the unexpected result. Australia won the match by an inning and 18 runs on the final day. The match was so excited and dramatic that on final day Austalia declared their first innings just a few overs before the lunch and until …

Dope, disappointing Olympics: Indian athletics

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A disastrous Olympic campaign where they made up just the numbers and a doping fiasco to add to the misery, Indian athletics yet again did little to shrug off the tag of country’s most underachieving sport in the year gone. The only silver lining in an otherwise unfruitful year was the world junior record set …

Rio Paralympics gold winner Mariyappan gets Rs 2 cr incentive

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Rio Paralympics gold medallist T Mariyappan was today honoured by Tamil Nadu government with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam presenting him the Rs two crore reward, announced by his predecessor late Jayalalithaa. Panneerselvam presented a cheque for Rs two crore to the athlete, who hails from Salem district in the state, an official release said. Jayalalithaa …

I need to be mentally tougher, says shuttler Prannoy

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After an up and down year interspersed with injuries, Indian shuttler H S Prannoy feels he needs to improve on the mental aspect of the game and get to believe he’s good enough to beat the best in the world. “I could have done much better as I started well in the Swiss Open and …