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Sri Lankan cricket 'better than its politicians'

Cricket-obsessed Percy Abeysekera (right) has been a constant presence at Sri Lanka's cricket matches since their first Test against England in...

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Sindhu gets Singapore lift

P.V. Sindhu's broad grin after winning the Singapore Open on Sunday morning indicated something important: The Indian badminton star was...

நீங்கள் வேலை வாய்ப்பைத் தேடுகிறீர்களா?

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Operators follow a match from within the scoreboard at Queens Sports Club. PHOTO: AFP

Archaic scoreboard adds charm to Zimbabwe's qualification

Under the gaze of an enormous, old-fashioned manual scoreboard, Zimbabwe came up with all the right numbers last weekend as they qualified for...

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Nick Kyrgios and Mahesh Padmanabhan. PHOTO: EPA-EFE, INTERNET

Indian link helps Kyrgios reach Wimbledon final

There was an Indian hand in Nick Kyrgios reaching the Wimbledon men's singles final last Sunday. The Australian tennis player uses basketball...

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Neeraj aims for 90m at World C'ships

As India prepares for its first National Javelin Day on Aug 7 to mark the anniversary of Neeraj Chopra's historic Olympic gold medal, the 24-year...