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This 93-year-old man teaches, practices wrestling in Madurai

It is said that age is just a number, and this Madurai native is proof! An inspiration for many, Palani teaches and practices wrestling at his local ‘akhada’ in Palanganatham area of the city. Speaking to ANI, the 93-year-old, who…

Sunil Chhetri wants team to get in sync with coach Igor Stimac’s approach

Indian senior national team’s Sunil Chhetri has said the team is going to back coach Igor Stimac in all his plans because the more they are in sync with the former Croatia boss, the better it is for them. “The…

Wimbledon: Roger Federer thrashes Rafael Nadal, storms into finals

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer defeated Spaniard Rafael Nadal 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semi-final to advance to the finals of the ongoing Wimbledon Championship on Saturday. With this victory, Federer will appear in the tournament’s final for the…

Rohit Sharma on top despite India’s exit

Although India lost to New Zealand in the semi-final match of the ongoing Cricket World Cup on Wednesday, opening batsman Rohit Sharma is still on the top of the highest run-scorer chart. The 32-year-old right-handed batsman has amassed 648 runs…

CWC’19: Will witness the maiden winner

In the 44 years of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup history, this edition of the tournament will witness the maiden winner. In the second semi-final match of the tournament on Thursday, Australia was defeated at the hands of England by…

Lata Mangeshkar urges Dhoni not to retire

New Delhi: In a series of tweets on Thursday, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar urged cricket legend M S Dhoni not  to retire from the game. “Namaskar M S Dhoni ji. Aaj kal main sun rahi hun ke Aap retire hona…

Mary Kom inspires me, I’m her biggest fan, says Chhetri

Ahmedabad: Talismanic Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri Thursday said he draws inspiration from legendary boxer MC Mary Kom’s unbelievable story and is the six-time World Champion’s biggest fan.  The 34-year-old striker, who has been in peak form in the…

I wanted to commit suicide after loss to India: Pak coach

Pakistan’s head coach Mickey Arthur has claimed that his team’s defeat to arch-rivals India had left him so shattered that he wanted to “commit suicide”. Pakistan were incredibly hurt by the scathing reactions from the media, fans and former cricketers…

Brian Lara hospitalised after complaint of chest pain

Former West Indies cricketer Brian Lara was hospitalised on Tuesday and underwent angiography after he complained of chest pain. The cricketer has been admitted to Global Hospital in Parel and the hospital will be releasing a statement on his health…

Bangladesh ‘capable enough’ to beat India: Shakib Al Hasan

 After securing a massive 62-run victory against Afghanistan, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Ahsan stated that they are ‘capable enough’ to beat India, their upcoming opponents in the ongoing World Cup. “We have a very important game coming up against India,…

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