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Asian Games: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Dipika Pallikal squash
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games: India assured of at least two bronze in Wushu

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
India, on Monday, were assured of at least two bronze medals in Wushu with Thoudam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal storming into the semi-finals in their respective events on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
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Shikhar Dhawan Ajinkya Rahane
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Shikhar Dhawan (L) celebrates with Ajinkya Rahane after scoring his half-century during the fourth ODI between England and India at Edgbaston in Birmingham. (AP Photo)

2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar: Fifa's Zwanziger

Qatar will not host the World Cup in 2022, according to Theo Zwanziger, the German member on the executive committee of world football's governing body Fifa.

Ronaldinho scores first goal for Mexican club Queretaro

Ronaldinho
Former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho scored his first goal for new club Queretaro when he converted a penalty early in the game to set them on their way to a 4-1 win at ten-man Guadalajara in the Mexican Apertura championship.

Indian men bow out of Asian Games football

India win Nehru Cup
India U-23 men's campaign in Asian Games football ended on Monday as they went down 2-0 to a superior Jordan side in the final Group G encounter at the Munhak Stadium in Incheon, South Korea.

La Liga: Messi, Neymar on target as Barcelona thrash Levante

Lionel Messi
Barcelona overcame a missed penalty from Lionel Messi to return to the top of La Liga with a 5-0 win away to 10-man Levante on Sunday.

EPL: Manchester City draw 1-1 with Chelsea, United lose

Cahill goal
Chelsea icon Frank Lampard scored for Manchester City to end his old club's perfect start to the Premier League season while Leicester City came from 3-1 down to beat Manchester United 5-3 on a remarkable day in the Premier League on Sunday.

EPL: Man United stunned by Leicester, Tottenham lose

Louis van Gaal
Promoted Leicester City, trailing 3-1 with 30 minutes to go, fought back to beat Manchester United 5-3 on Sunday in one of the most astonishing Premier League matches for years at the King Power Stadium.
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Nadal out, Swiss great Federer to play in Bhupathi's tennis league

Swiss Roger Federer

The Mahesh Bhupathi-backed International Tennis Premier League is all set to rope in Swiss legend Roger Federer after fourteen-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal dropped out citing health reasons.

Saurav Ghosal storms into Asiad squash final, assured of silver

Saurav Ghosal squash
Saurav Ghosal's speed and skill on the squash court is matched only by his penchant to talk non-stop. One just has to engage him in a conversation and the 28-year-old Kolkata player goes into overdrive, explaining the nuances of the game and how he played, and how his opponent was annihilated.

Asian Games: India assured of at least two bronze in Wushu

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
India, on Monday, were assured of at least two bronze medals in Wushu with Thoudam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal storming into the semi-finals in their respective events on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Abhinav Bindra to give up full-time shooting after Asian Games

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India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra plans to leave full-time shooting after competing in his favourite 10m air rifle event in the Asian Games on Tuesday.

Asian Games: Historic squash show by India, shooters add another bronze

Dipika Pallikal squash
Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal scripted history on the squash court, while shooters also continued to deliver medals as India bagged two more bronze to boost their tally to six on the third day of the Asian Games in Incheon.

Asian Games: Lunches dumped to avoid food-poisoning scare

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
Asian Games organizers discarded 76 packaged lunches prepared for athletes after inspectors found salmonella in meat samples on the weekend.
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