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Shuttler Sindhu elected to BWF Athletes’ Commission

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Rio Olympics silver medallist P.V. Sindhu on May 24, 2017 became the second Indian to be inducted in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Athletes’ Commission. Sindhu emerged the highest voted player in the BWF Athletes’ Commission…



India beaten 1-4 by Denmark in Sudirman Cup

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P.V. Sindhu’s win was the only bright spot on a dismal day as India suffered a 1-4 loss to Denmark in their opening match of the Sudirman Cup mixed team championship. Up against two-time runners-up…


US motorcycling legend Nicky Hayden dies in Italy

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American motorcycling champion Nicky Hayden suffered “serious cerebral damage” after colliding with a car on the Rimini coastline in Italy on May 17, 2017. The 2006 MotoGP championship winner had been in the intensive care unit…




Manpreet named captain for HWL semis in England

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Halfback Manpreet Singh is named as the Indian hockey captain for next month’s 3 Nations Invitational Tournament in Germany and the World League Semi Final in England after regular skipper P R Sreejesh was ruled…



Spain’s Ferrer notches up his 700th match win

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Rome: Spanish tennis star David Ferrer defeated compatriot Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the Rome Masters to become the 13th player in ATP World Tour history to reach the milestone 700 match wins. Ferrer now…