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    Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (October 18) that comprise the action from Pro Kabaddi and Indian Super...

    Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (October 18) that comprise the action from Pro Kabaddi and Indian Super League.
    Denmark Open: Sai Praneeth bows out in first round

    Denmark Open: Sai Praneeth bows out in first round


    Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth was knocked out of the Denmark Open on Wednesday after suferring a three-game defeat to Huang Yuxiang of China in the first round of the $7,75,000...

    Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth was knocked out of the Denmark Open on Wednesday after suferring a three-game defeat to Huang Yuxiang of China in the first round of the $7,75,000 tournament.
    Gerard Pique says Rafael Nadal to play in new Davis Cup format

    Gerard Pique says Rafael Nadal to play in new Davis Cup format


    Gerard Pique believes Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will both play in the reformed Davis Cup next year and has said the "door remains open" to Roger...

    Gerard Pique believes Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will both play in the reformed Davis Cup next year and has said the "door remains open" to Roger Federer.
    ISL: Maimouni's late strike gives ATK first win

    ISL: Maimouni's late strike gives ATK first win


    Substitute Noussair El Maimouni found the net in dying minutes of the game to script ATK's first win of the season as the visitors edged past Delhi Dynamos 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL)...

    Substitute Noussair El Maimouni found the net in dying minutes of the game to script ATK's first win of the season as the visitors edged past Delhi Dynamos 2-1 in an Indian Super League (ISL) match.
    Thierry Henry hopeful playing success rubs off on Monaco

    Thierry Henry hopeful playing success rubs off on Monaco


    Thierry Henry hopes his illustrious playing days will help underpin a successful career in management as he embarks on his first top job in club football at...

    Thierry Henry hopes his illustrious playing days will help underpin a successful career in management as he embarks on his first top job in club football at Monaco.
    Bumrah not bothered by what people say about his bowling action

    Bumrah not bothered by what people say about his bowling action


    India pacer Jasprit Bumrah says he does not pay heed to opinions on his bowling action since he is comfortable with what he is doing. Experts such as former Pakistan pacer Aqib Javed feel his unusual bowling action makes him injury...

    India pacer Jasprit Bumrah says he does not pay heed to opinions on his bowling action since he is comfortable with what he is doing. Experts such as former Pakistan pacer Aqib Javed feel his unusual bowling action makes him injury prone.
    Pro Kabaddi: Bulls beat Thalaivas in southern derby

    Pro Kabaddi: Bulls beat Thalaivas in southern derby


    Bengaluru Bulls earned the bragging rights in the southern derby, outplaying Tamil Thalaivas 44-35 in the Pro Kabaddi Season 6 on...

    Bengaluru Bulls earned the bragging rights in the southern derby, outplaying Tamil Thalaivas 44-35 in the Pro Kabaddi Season 6 on Wednesday.
    Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy Wembley

    Fulham owner Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy Wembley


    Fulham owner Shahid Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy London's Wembley Stadium, England's governing Football Association announced on...

    Fulham owner Shahid Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy London's Wembley Stadium, England's governing Football Association announced on Wednesday.
    Australia tour will be challenging despite absence of Warner, Smith: Bhuvi

    Australia tour will be challenging despite absence of Warner, Smith: Bhuvi


    India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that the upcoming Australia tour will be challenging even though the hosts will be without their two star players -- David Warner and Steve...

    India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar feels that the upcoming Australia tour will be challenging even though the hosts will be without their two star players -- David Warner and Steve Smith.
    2nd Test: Abbas destroys Australia to put Pakistan on top

    2nd Test: Abbas destroys Australia to put Pakistan on top


    Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas registered a five-wicket haul to steer Pakistan into a dominating position in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on...

    Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas registered a five-wicket haul to steer Pakistan into a dominating position in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
    Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer lead Mumbai to final

    Vijay Hazare Trophy: Prithvi Shaw, Shreyas Iyer lead Mumbai to final


    In form Prithvi Shaw and skipper Shreyas Iyer smashed half-centuries as Mumbai brushed aside Hyderabad by 60 runs in a rain-marred contest to move to the summit clash of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on...

    In form Prithvi Shaw and skipper Shreyas Iyer smashed half-centuries as Mumbai brushed aside Hyderabad by 60 runs in a rain-marred contest to move to the summit clash of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Wednesday.
    UAE to face Australia in one-off T20I

    UAE to face Australia in one-off T20I


    The United Arab Emirates will take on Australia in a one-off Twenty20 International in Abu Dhabi on Monday, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced on...

    The United Arab Emirates will take on Australia in a one-off Twenty20 International in Abu Dhabi on Monday, the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.
    WI's Evin Lewis pulls out of India tour citing personal reasons

    WI's Evin Lewis pulls out of India tour citing personal reasons


    The struggling West Indies were dealt another blow on Wednesday with opener Evin Lewis pulling out of the limited overs leg of the India tour, citing personal...

    The struggling West Indies were dealt another blow on Wednesday with opener Evin Lewis pulling out of the limited overs leg of the India tour, citing personal reasons.
    Iran prosecutor says no repeat of women at football matches

    Iran prosecutor says no repeat of women at football matches


    The comments by Mohammad Jafar Montazeri came a day after around 100 women were allowed to watch their country take on Bolivia in a friendly at the national stadium -- an extremely rare step in the Islamic republic. "I object to the presence of women in...

    The comments by Mohammad Jafar Montazeri came a day after around 100 women were allowed to watch their country take on Bolivia in a friendly at the national stadium -- an extremely rare step in the Islamic republic. "I object to the presence of women in Azadi Stadium yesterday. We are a Muslim state, we are Muslims," Montazeri said
    Kidambi Srikanth sets up clash with Lin Dan at Denmark Open

    Kidambi Srikanth sets up clash with Lin Dan at Denmark Open


    World number six Kidambi Srikanth set up a second-round clash with the legendary Lin Dan after an easy win over Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus even as one Indian women's doubles pair was knocked out of the Denmark Open, here...

    World number six Kidambi Srikanth set up a second-round clash with the legendary Lin Dan after an easy win over Hans-Kristian Solberg Vittinghus even as one Indian women's doubles pair was knocked out of the Denmark Open, here Wednesday.
    Holders India face Oman in Asian Champions Trophy opener

    Holders India face Oman in Asian Champions Trophy opener


    Determined to redeem pride after a below par show at the Asian Games, the Indian men's hockey team is expected to make a solid start when it clashes with hosts Oman in the Asian Champions Trophy opener, on...

    Determined to redeem pride after a below par show at the Asian Games, the Indian men's hockey team is expected to make a solid start when it clashes with hosts Oman in the Asian Champions Trophy opener, on Thursday.
    Happy Birthday Anil Kumble: Jumbo turns 48

    Happy Birthday Anil Kumble: Jumbo turns 48


    Birthday wishes poured in abundance for the former India spinner Anil Kumble, fondly called 'Jumbo 'as he turned 48. Kumble is India's highest Test wicket-taker and the third overall all-time wicket-taker in Test cricket. He is also one of only two...

    Birthday wishes poured in abundance for the former India spinner Anil Kumble, fondly called 'Jumbo 'as he turned 48. Kumble is India's highest Test wicket-taker and the third overall all-time wicket-taker in Test cricket. He is also one of only two bowlers in the history of Test cricket to claim 10-wicket in an innings. He claimed 337 wickets with 2 five-wicket hauls.
    Triple jumper Praveen Chitravel clinches bronze in Youth Olympics

    Triple jumper Praveen Chitravel clinches bronze in Youth Olympics


    Praveen Chitravel clinched a bronze in men's triple jump to give India its second athletics medal in the ongoing Youth Olympics. Praveen cleared a distance of 15.68m to finish fifth in the Stage 2 competition Tuesday night but his good showing in Stage 1...

    Praveen Chitravel clinched a bronze in men's triple jump to give India its second athletics medal in the ongoing Youth Olympics. Praveen cleared a distance of 15.68m to finish fifth in the Stage 2 competition Tuesday night but his good showing in Stage 1 where he was third with a jump of 15.84m took him to the podium with a combined effort of 31.52m.
    WAGs can now travel after first ten days of tour

    WAGs can now travel after first ten days of tour


    The Committee of Administrators (CoA) said there is no harm in allowing cricketers' wives and girlfriends (WAGs) travelling with them but only after the first 10 days of the tour. Virat Kohli had requested for this change. The CoA said that cricketers...

    The Committee of Administrators (CoA) said there is no harm in allowing cricketers' wives and girlfriends (WAGs) travelling with them but only after the first 10 days of the tour. Virat Kohli had requested for this change. The CoA said that cricketers tend to stay away from home for long durations due to tours and WAGs can help create a better support system.
    WADA starts process to make ICC non-compliant over BCCI's refusal

    WADA starts process to make ICC non-compliant over BCCI's refusal


    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had set October 4 as the deadline for the ICC to convince the BCCI to make its cricketers available for sample collection. Since the ICC failed to adhere to the cut-off date, WADA has decided to set in motion the...

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) had set October 4 as the deadline for the ICC to convince the BCCI to make its cricketers available for sample collection. Since the ICC failed to adhere to the cut-off date, WADA has decided to set in motion the process to make the ICC non-compliant. This may hurt ICC's ambitions to see cricket included in Olympics, Asian Games.