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Who is Anish Bhanwala?

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In all, India claimed two gold, three silver, and a bronze today, shoring up the overall medal count to 31. India's other entrant in the event, Neeraj Kumar (13) was the second shooter to be eliminated in the finals after a shoot-off. Indian shooter Anish Bhanwala , aged 15, on Friday created history by becoming the country's youngest ever gold medal victor in the Commonwealth Games (CWG). Read More »

Man Looses Wife For A Week After Loosing Manchester Derby Bet

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And the Sun say Red Devils players mocked their City rivals after the match. That led to Jose Mourinho to accuse them of a lack of respect and it seems United players, on Saturday, were out for revenge. So, when United travelled to City with a chance to ruin their title party, they grabbed it with both hands. But they were accused of enjoying it a little too much. Read More »

#GC2018: Authorities disappointed as Cameroonian athletes disappear

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Five boxers and three weightlifters - representing a third of the Cameroon team - disappeared from the athletes' village at Griffith University on Wednesday, the Cameroon delegation declared. "We would appreciate them sticking within the law, enjoying themselves, but sticking within the law". The mayor of the rural Australian town that hosted the missing Cameroonian athletes has described their movements in the lead up to their mysterious disappearance. Read More »

Foxtel and Seven set to snatch cricket rights from Nine and Ten

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Channel Nine will be concentrating on its tennis coverage after last month announcing it had secured the rights to the Australian Open for five years from 2020 to 2024. Nine said while it would not have Australian global matches from next summer, the rights loss would have no impact on its 2018 financial results. And in an indication of the company's new focus, it added: "Most of all Nine is excited by our new partnership with Tennis Australia". Read More »

Fairfield's Jill Barta plans for 'laid-back' experience on WNBA draft night

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Baylor has had a player chosen in the WNBA Draft in each of the last three years. The Minnesota Lynx selected the Columbus native with the 24th overall pick in the WNBA Draft Thursday. That said, the positive feedback she's received since declaring has been good to hear. "But I just love to joke around, I love to laugh". "I think to hear that is reassuring but at the same time it is a lot of up in the air". Read More »

Arsenal and Atletico Madrid escape to advance to Europa League semis

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However, Arsenal settled their nerves with fifteen minutes remaining when Danny Welbeck latched on to Mohamed Elneny's lovely pass to give the visitors that crucial away goal. Former European champions Marseille found themselves 2-0 down on aggregate inside two minutes at the Stade Velodrome when Leipzig's Bruma silenced the home crowd. Read More »

Projections for the 2018 draft's top running backs

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The Giants are in the driver's seat heading into the NFL Draft. The Bills' list of pre-draft visitors has been heavy on quarterbacks, defensive linemen, linebackers and cornerbacks. He's going to be a work-in-progress guy, with a huge boom-or-bust swing. Brooks said. "Much like Saints were able to keep Drew Brees playing at a high level by surrounding him with talented players, in NY it is about trying to find the right weapons to allow Eli to play at a high level while his skills are ... Read More »

Confident Hyderabad have tails up against Mumbai

Mumbai lost their skipper Rohit Sharma in the second over itself with Billy Stanlake drawing first blood. The Afghanistan spinning sensation achieved the feat in a superb spell of bowling, with his four overs costing just 13 runs and producing a wicket. Read More »

NBA Playoffs: First-round schedule, initial thoughts on each series

The 76ers are going into the playoffs on a 16-game winning streak. The fact that the Pacers won three of their four meetings with the Cavs this season still isn't likely to sway most pundits from penciling LeBron and Co. The 76ers are in the postseason for the first time since 2012 after their notorious "Process" finally paid dividends. Curry will miss the Warriors' first round playoff clash against Spurs . Read More »

Numero uno! Kidambi Srikanth becomes world number 1 shuttler

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The Malaysian Open was held from April 4-9 previous year but has now been moved to June 26 to July 1 on account of the ongoing Commonwealth Games. Viktor Axelsen is now in the second spot with 75,470 points. "It's been a great year, but I have many more goals, and right now, my focus is on coming good at the big events and achieving many more milestones". Read More »

Patriots are team 'most interested' in Lamar Jackson

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Brady must have seen the discussion, because he logged on to Instagram to reply to Sanders' comment "he's a beast!" with a thumbs up. Now, we all know Patriots Coach Bill Belichick isn't one to tip his hand, and this could just be a ruse created to confuse other teams. Read More »

Janice Dickinson tells jury Cosby raped her

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The topless protester who charged at Bill Cosby as he arrived for his sexual assault trial used to be an actress in The Cosby Show . Janice Baker-Kinney, a 24-year-old bartender in Reno, Nev., in 1982, said she encountered Cosby at a party, where he gave her two pills that made her lose consciousness. Read More »

Freezing rain, big warmup in forecast as ice storm lurks

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Freezing rain, freezing rain, go away! Areas that are on higher terrain are expected to see most of the freezing rain with some of the harder hit places expected to be Sudbury and North Bay. Coupled with gusty winds near 60 kilometres per hour, this could result in widespread power outages because of fallen tree limbs and power lines. For example, the annual Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny event in Port Hope originally scheduled for Saturday, April 14th has been moved to the following ... Read More »

Kenya Dips Eight Places in Latest FIFA Rankings

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In the previous rankings, Nigeria was on 52nd position with 609 points. Meanwhile, the best mover this month was Kyrgyz Republic, who leapt 40 places into 75th place, with Haiti having the worst month as they dropped 23 places to 108th. Maldives managed to improve its ranking because the team played some global matches this month. Portugal and Argentina are fourth and fifth respectively after dropping by one place. Read More »

New Chelsea signing already considering his future at the club

Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly asked Chelsea to keep them updated if there is a possibility of bringing him to mainland Europe. 'Costa would have scored 10 goals more than [his replacement] Alvaro Morata. Ethan Ampadu is out for the season with an ankle injury, but Davide Zappacosta (tendon) and Ross Barkley (fitness issues following a hamstring injury) could both come back into contention. Read More »

Champions League: Guardiola, Liverpool charged by UEFA

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Jurgen Klopp insisted his Liverpool side overcame the best team in the world after second-half goals from Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino sealed an authoritative Champions League quarter-final win against Manchester City . They have a lot of experience in the Champions League , a lot of records and over the past three seasons it is always them. Ribery finished the game with two assists, and those goals proved to be key as the sides played out a goalless draw in the second leg. Read More »

Liverpool still not good enough to challenge for Premier League title

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Arsenal legend Ray Parlour feels Liverpool have a good chance of winning the Champions League title for the sixth time after eliminating star-studded Manchester City on Tuesday. However, Klopp has insisted that he is not anxious about who his team will face and instead wants to celebrate the fact that Liverpool FC have reached the last four of Europe's elite club competition for the first time in 10 years. Read More »

Cameroon Athletes Disappear at Australia Commonwealth Games

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Officials said the athletes left in "three waves". "Nobody knows the direction they have gone", Cameroon team spokesman Simon Lyonga told CNN affiliate Seven News. Three weightlifters and two boxers have not been seen since Tuesday and it is believed that they have fled so as to avoid returning to their home country upon the conclusion of the Games. Read More »

The New York Knicks part ways with coach Jeff Hornacek

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The Knicks have reportedly cut ties with head coach Jeff Hornacek . The New York Knicks have relieved Jeff Hornacek from his duties as the head coach. Hornacek's firing comes only days after the Rangers canned fifth-year head coach Alain Vigneault. But they tailed off toward the middle of the season and then completely collapsed late after All-Star Kristaps Porzingis tore his ACL on February 6. Read More »

Madrid Clash Could Be Buffon's Last Champions League Game

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As Juventus face Champions League elimination, having lost their quarter-final first leg 3-0, there is the possibility that he could bow out against the European champions - a prospect he would welcome if it came to pass. The ref reached for his back pocket and Buffon, who is set to retire from the game at the end of the season and is missing only the Champions League title from his trophy cabinet, was given a straight red card. Read More »

Joel Embiid conducts interview in black mask

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According to the red-hot 76ers, there is still no timetable for Embiid's return and he has yet to be officially removed from the concussion protocol. "I don't think I'm ready to play", he said. "Hopefully it gets approved and I get to play in it". In two seasons, Embiid has logged just 94 games, and even with the restriction in minutes set forth by the training staff this season , the talented big-man found a way to find the sidelines. Read More »

WWE star Paige becomes SmackDown General Manager

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Since then, she has not been allowed to wrestle inside a WWE ring. She will continue to manage Mandy Rose and Sonya Deville as the leader of Absolution. Prior to her return to WWE in November, she had missed 17 months of action due to neck surgery. WWE wasted no time bringing Paige back into the picture, as Shane McMahon kicked off SmackDown Live this week and announced that Paige will be the new General Manager on Tuesday nights from here on out. Read More »

Last-minute Ronaldo goal rescues Real against Juventus

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A controversial 97th minute penalty scored by Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday night helped Real Madrid avoid one of the biggest shocks in the history of the Champions League . It was the first time Madrid was down 3-0 in the Champions League since losing 4-0 at Liverpool in the round of 16 in 2008-09. "I didn't expect to concede in the first couple of minutes". Read More »

Breaking down the Bears' decision to let Cameron Meredith walk — PODCAST

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The Bears have decided not to match the Saints' offer to the restricted free agent. However, they declined to do that Wednesday, per ESPN's Adam Schefter . His new contract suggests the Saints expect him to occupy a regular spot in three-wide formations alongside Michael Thomas and Ted Ginn, while Snead will need to find a new home or else accept a spot further down the depth chart. Read More »

Dugouts and bullpens clear as Sox, Yanks throw down

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This was well documented Wednesday night at Fenway Park, as the benches cleared not once, but twice. Kelly, Austin and Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin were ejected after the scrum. Price entered having surrendered no runs and seven hits in 14 innings during his first two starts. But fast forward to the seventh and it appeared the Red Sox hadn't moved on from Austin's aggressive play. Read More »

Timberwolves Face Win-Or-Go Home Finale With Denver

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The Nuggets are capable of getting the win if they execute these keys to the game. The NBA's longest playoff drought is no more. In an all-or-nothing game with the two sides vying for the final No. Jamal Crawford missed the shot, but Gibson set up the opportunity. In the loss, Jokic had 35 points, 10 rebounds and three assists in 46 minutes while Will Barton dropped 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists in 42 minutes and Jamal Murray had 20 points, six boards and six dimes in ... Read More »

Golden Knights fans get pumped for playoffs

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Fleury allowed more goals along the ice this season, both outside the skates (28 percent this season compared to an average of 20.6 among the tracked playoff goalies and 19 percent for Fleury last season), and between the legs (19 percent this compared to a 12.9 percent average and 12 percent for Fleury last season). Read More »

Liverpool are 'second favourites' to win Champions League

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City had a goal wrong disallowed when Lahoz and his assistant decided Leroy Sane was offside, when in fact the ball had come off James Milner. "First of all you have to learn from the game, so I have no problem with conceding the early goal - of course it's not what you want, but if it happens then you have to react", Klopp BT Sport. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo can not understand Juventus complaints over last-gasp penalty

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Should stand. With AP Photos. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are through to the semi-finals of the Champions League , but not before the Spanish giants were given a huge fright at the Bernabeu. He celebrated by taking off his shirt and running toward the euphoric Madrid crowd. On the other hand, Juventus were eager to bounce back from last week's defeat and get the most out of this match. Read More »

George, Westbrook lead Thunder past Grizzlies

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Russell Westbrook needed 16 rebounds in the Thunder's final game against Memphis on Wednesday to become the first player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double in back-to-back seasons, and he pulled it off easily. Read More »