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HindustanTimes Fri,29 Aug 2014

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Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-year-old challenges world's fastest man

Golden Bolt
Hidekichi Miyazaki - who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed 'Golden Bolt' after the Jamaican flyer - plans to wait another five years for his dream race and was happy to reveal his secret weapon: his daughter's tangerine jam.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu reach World Championship quarters

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India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu both survived scares but eventually made their way into the women's singles quarter-finals of the World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark on Thursday.
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Suresh Raina
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Suresh Raina celebrates getting to his century during the second ODI match between England and India in Cardiff, Wales. (AP Photo)

Ronaldo named European Player of the Year

Cristiano Ronaldo
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo was named European Footballer of the Year, the Portuguese striker topping the journalists' poll ahead of German Manuel Neuer and Dutchman Arjen Robben.

Champions League draw: Real draw Liverpool, Barca get PSG

UEFA Champions League trophy
Champions Real Madrid will play Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona are in the same group as big-spending PSG as the Champions League group stage draw was made in Monaco on Thursday.

Wayne Rooney gets nod as England captain

Wayne Rooney
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will take over from Steven Gerrard as England captain, manager Roy Hodgson announced during a press conference at Wembley Stadium on Thursday.

Sanchez strike carries 10-man Arsenal through

Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez's first Arsenal goal earned his side a nervy 1-0 victory over Besiktas on Wednesday that saw them squeeze into the Champions League for the 17th consecutive season.

Mourinho issues in the past, says Everton's new signing Eto'o

Samuel Eto'o
Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o said on Wednesday that there was no bad blood between him and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho after completing his move to Everton.

Manchester United humbled in League Cup by 3rd tier MK Dons

Manchester
The record 20-time English champions timidly capitulated to MK Dons, losing 4-0 to the third-tier club in the second round of the League Cup.
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Djokovic, Serena, Murray sail through on New York breeze

 Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the 25th consecutive time while Serena Williams racked up her 80th US Open win as the top seeds eased into the third round.

Mahindra to disband racing team; focus on supplying bikes

Casey Stoner
Homegrown auto major Mahindragroup will disband its two-wheeler racing team from the 2015 Moto3 season to focus on supplying its bikes to other teams.

US Sikhs, lawmakers protest basketball turban ban

Casey Stoner
The FIBA decision comes ahead of the Saturday start of FIBA Basketball World Cup amid an outcry over an incident involving two Sikh players who were told by referees to remove their turbans if they were to play in FIBA's Asia Cup.

Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu reach World Championship quarters

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India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu both survived scares but eventually made their way into the women's singles quarter-finals of the World Championships at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark on Thursday.

Japan's 'Golden Bolt': 103-year-old challenges world's fastest man

Golden Bolt
Hidekichi Miyazaki - who holds the 100 metres world record for centenarians at 29.83 seconds and is dubbed 'Golden Bolt' after the Jamaican flyer - plans to wait another five years for his dream race and was happy to reveal his secret weapon: his daughter's tangerine jam.

Belgian GP: Ricciardo wins at Spa after title rivals collide

Daniel Ricciardo
Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap.
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