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20 April, 2018 2:07 PM Manny Pacquiao targets more bouts after Kuala Lumpur showdown

KUALA LUMPUR: Manny Pacquiao believes he has "a couple more fights" left in him before he retires, starting with his first contest for more than a year when he faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur this July. "Definitely this is not my last fight," the 39-year-old Filipino said at a news conference in the Malaysian 28

20 April, 2018 2:07 PM Rafael Nadal thrashes Dominic Thiem to cruise into Monte Carlo semis

Rafael Nadal crushed fifth seed Dominic Thiem 6-0, 6-2 to romp into the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Friday as he stepped up his bid for an 11th title in style. A tight match had been anticipated, but Nadal produced one of the most dominant wins of his career as Thiem fell to pieces. The Austrian didn`t get on the scoreboard until the 10th game, drawing 32

20 April, 2018 2:07 PM Novak Djokovic to continue injury comeback at Barcelona Open

Former world number one Novak Djokovic will continue his comeback from injury at the Barcelona Open next week, tournament organisers announced on Friday. The Serbian was beaten in three sets by Austrian Dominic Thiem in the Monte Carlo Masters third round on Thursday, but said he was pain-free for the first time in two years. It will be only his fifth 28

18 April, 2018 3:35 PM Mo Farah eyes British record

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah aims to break the British record at the 38th London Marathon to be held on Sunday. The 35-year-old will target Steve Jones’s record of 2:07:13 set in 1985, when he takes on the 42.195km challenge for the second time. “I have learned a lot since I made my marathon debut in London in 2014,” he said on Tuesday. “I understand 36

18 April, 2018 3:22 PM Djokovic digs deep to beat Coric

Nishikori continues his comeback with an impressive win Novak Djokovic needed 10 match points to claim a hard-fought straight-sets victory over the dangerous Borna Coric on Wednesday, setting up a Monte Carlo Masters third-round clash with Dominic Thiem. The 12-time Grand Slam champion, playing only his fourth tournament since Wimbledon last July after 28

17 April, 2018 3:55 PM CWG medal a huge boost for me, says shooter Mehuli Ghosh

New Delhi: Teenage shooting sensation Mehuli Ghosh reckons that her silver medal at the just-concluded 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG) is a huge boost as it will help her at future competitions. The 17-year-old Kolkata girl had surpassed defending champion Apurvi Chandela in the last few moments of the women's 10 metre air rifle event of the 2018 CWG but missed 44

15 April, 2018 8:31 AM Chinese Grand Prix: Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo Storms To Sensational Victory, Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel Finishes Eighth

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo won a sensational Chinese Grand Prix in thrilling style on Sunday when he stormed through the field from sixth place after taking on fresh tyres under a safety car. The Australian, who only made it into qualifying with seconds to spare after his blown engine had to be rebuilt, took the lead with just 10 laps to go in Shanghai 37

15 April, 2018 1:24 AM Commonwealth Games 2018: Saina Nehwal Beats PV Sindhu To Win Women's Singles Gold

India's top badminton stars set up the much-anticipated women's singles summit clash at the Commonwealth Games in which Saina Nehwal defeated PV Sindhu 21-18, 23-21 to win the gold, while her 22-year-old opponent took home the silver on Sunday. The 28-year-old also became the first Indian badminton star to win two Commonwealth Games gold medals. Both Saina 45

14 April, 2018 4:42 PM Commonwealth Games 2018: Dipika Pallikal Questions 'Shocking Decisions' After Squash Mixed Doubles Final Loss

Dipika Pallikal said shocking decisions were made during the final. Dipika Pallikal on Saturday questioned the "shocking decisions" taken by the referees in the Squash mixed doubles final event at the 21st Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The Indians lost to Australia's Donna Urquhart and Cameron Pilley 8-11, 10-11 in a closely-contested match. The Indians 44

14 April, 2018 6:14 AM CWG 2018: Neeraj Chopra becomes first Indian to win gold in javelin throw

Neeraj Chopra on Saturday became the first Indian javelin thrower to claim a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, with a season’s best effort of 86.47m in the final. The 20-year-old junior world champion had made the final after achieving the qualifying mark in his very first throw on Friday. Neeraj was favourite for gold after his 85.94m throw last month 40