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Journeyman Fritsch banned for three months for doping violation

Agencies, London Canadian golfer Brad Fritsch has been banned for three months after he reported himself to PGA Tour officials for violating its anti-doping policy, the governing body said on Monday. The 40-year-old, who plays on the secondary...

Guptill guides New Zealand to easy win over Pakistan

Agencies, Nelson Riding on Martin Guptill’s brisk half-century, New Zealand gained a 2-0 lead in their five-match ODI series against Pakistan notching a comfortable eight-wicket win on the DLS Method in a rain-interrupted second encounter...

BCCI gives Pathan backdated doping ban

Agencies, New Delhi Batsman Yusuf Pathan has received a five-month ban due to a doping violation but will be free to play from Monday after it was backdated to August, the country’s cricket board (BCCI) has said. The 35-year-old, who played...

Vibrant Khelo India logo unveiled

Agencies, New Delhi The vibrant Khelo India logo, reflecting the freshness, agility and vitality of New India, has recently been unveiled by the Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. The...

Ferrer shows up-and-comer Wu the door in Auckland

Agencies, Auckland Experience was more than a match for youthful exuberance at the Auckland Classic on Monday as four-times champion David Ferrer beat Chinese teenager Wu Yibing 7-6(7) 6-4 to advance to the second round. The 35-year-old Ferrer,...

Pranav quits Cricket over poor form

Agencies, Mumbai Pranav Dhanawade, who made the headlines with his record-smashing knock of 1009 runs in an under-16 school match on Januray 5, 2016 has reportedly quit the sport. Dhanawade, son of an autorickshaw driver, was offered a scholarship...

Aditya Mehta wins the Kolkata Open 2018

Agencies, Kolkata Professional player Aditya Mehta won the Kolkata Open 2018 International Invitation Snooker Championship here at Hindusthan Club in the citytoday. In the thrilling final he defeated Englishman Professional Player Alfie Burden...

Philander takes six as SA beat India

Agencies, Cape Town, Seamer Vernon Philander took career-best figures as rampant South Africa claimed a 72-run victory over India on a gripping fourth day of the first test on Monday. Set 208 for victory, India were skittled out for 135 in...