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    BCCI CEO Rahul Johri urges CoA to resolve increment issue

    In a letter written to the CoA, Amicus Curiae, and the legal team, Johri has claimed that he is the only person in the board who is unpaid. Mumbai: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CEO, Rahul Johri, has urged the Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) to resolve an issue of increment pertaining to his Employment Agreement. In a letter written to the CoA,...

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    World Cup TRIVIA

    Cricket got its biggest break on the global stage in 1975 when the first Cricket World Cup was introduced. In INDIA, cricket became a religion post 1983 World Cup victory! Kapil's Devils brought home the coveted trophy and soon cricket became 'Desh ki Dhadkan'. A total of eleven world cups have been played till date and the twelfth edition of this coveted tournament will be held in a fortnight. A brief compilation of...

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    LaLiga: German midfielder Toni Kroos extends contract with Real Madrid untill 2023 ahead of expected overhaul at club

    Madrid: Germany international Toni Kroos has extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2023 ahead of an expected summer overhaul at the club, the Spanish giants said on Monday.The 29-year-old midfielder has won 12 titles in five seasons in Spain, lifting the Champions League trophy in 2016, 2017 and 2018.File image of Toni...

    • 20 min ago
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    'Truth Is Bitter': Junaid Tweets After WC Snub, Deletes It Later

    Mohammed Amir has replaced Junaid Khan in Pakistan's World Cup squad after the latter's poor outing in the two ODI's against England.It is worth noting that Amir hasn't played a single game and was left out of the World Cup squad on the basis of suspected chickenpox.Last month, Junaid Khan was picked ahead of Mohammed Amir for the England series where Pakistan...

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    Gymnastics: SAI clear open trials for Asian Championships on June 7

    New Delhi, May 21: Top gymnasts, including Dipa Karmakar and Rakesh Patra, breathed a sigh of relief after the Sports Authority of India cleared Gymnastic Federation of India's proposal to have an open trial for the Asian Championships on June 7 at the IG stadium. Over 12 senior gymnasts had written to SAI, Sports Ministry and GFI, expressing concerns regarding the trials,...

    • 43 min ago
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    FAST and FURIOUS

    EARLY last year, it seemed that the Mohammed Shami story - humble origins in Uttar Pradesh, prospering with help from kindness of strangers in Kolkata, then stardom at the 2015 World Cup - was going to end badly. Accused by his wife of domestic violence, adultery and match-fixing, his central contract with the Indian cricket board (BCCI) was put on hold. That was a double whammy - a violent man at home, a corrupt cricketer on...

    • 43 min ago
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    Austrian F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away

    Wellington: Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70 on Monday (local time), a family spokeswoman confirmed in a statement. 'With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,' stuff.co.nz quoted the family spokesperson as saying. 'His unique achievements as an athlete and entrepreneur are and will remain unforgettable,...

    • 46 min ago
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    F1 legend Niki Lauda passes away

    Wellington: Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70 on Monday (local time), a family spokeswoman confirmed in a statement. "With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday," stuff.co.nz quoted the family spokesperson as saying. "His unique achievements as an athlete and entrepreneur are and will remain...

    • 46 min ago
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    These are the batsmen with most World Cup fifties

    New Delhi, May 21: With batting conditions expected in England for the upcoming 50-over World Cup, the focus is expected to be on the batsmen. In order to put up the big totals, sizeable contributions are required from the top order. Let us a take a look at the batsmen who have notched up the highest number half-centuries in the biggest tournament of world cricket. Sachin Tendulkar, India...

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