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India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs

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India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs

- PORT OF SPAIN: Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli took India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday (Jun 25). Replying to the visitors' formidable total of 310 for five in a match reduced to 43 overs per side due to early morning rain and an two-hour delayed start, the hosts were restricted to 205 for six in reply despite a fluent 81 by Shai Hope at the top of the order

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Kidambi plays a return against Long

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Kidambi plays a return against Long

- In Pics | Australian Open: K Srikanth humbles World Champion Long to lift title Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth produced yet another flawless and spectacular performance as he outplayed China's Chen Long in straight sets to lift his maiden Australian Open Super Series title on Sunday. Playing in his third consecutive Super Series final, Srikanth needed just 46 minutes as he fended out Chen Long 22-20 in the summit clash as he continued his dream run of 2017

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Proud of Kidambi Srikanth’s victory in the Australian Open: Narendra Modi

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Proud of Kidambi Srikanth’s victory in the Australian Open: Narendra Modi

- After Kidambi Srikanth won his second consecutive Super Series on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the Hyderabad shuttler on Twitter and congratulated him on the victory. Srikanth defeated Rio Olympics 2016 champion Chen Long 22-20, 21-16 in straight games on Sunday in the final of the Australian Open Super Series on Sunday. The World No. 11 had won the Indonesian Open title last Sunday to jump 11 places in World ranking

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Swansea will reap benefits of full pre-season - Clement

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Swansea will reap benefits of full pre-season - Clement

- REUTERS: Swansea City manager Paul Clement hopes that having a full pre-season with his side will help them start the 2017-18 Premier League campaign strongly and avoid another relegation scrap. Clement joined Swansea in January, when they were bottom of the table, and led them out of the relegation zone with the team collecting 26 points from 18 games to finish 15th after four wins in their last five league matches

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Swansea will reap benefits of full pre-season - Clement - Football

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Swansea will reap benefits of full pre-season - Clement - Football

- (Reuters) - Swansea City manager Paul Clement hopes that having a full pre-season with his side will help them start the 2017-18 Premier League campaign strongly and avoid another relegation scrap. Clement joined Swansea in January, when they were bottom of the table, and led them out of the relegation zone with the team collecting 26 points from 18 games to finish 15th after four wins in their last five league matches

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South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

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South Korean president Moon Jae-in calls for North Korean Olympic participation

- South Korea President Moon Jae-in said he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North’s nuclear program. Moon made the comments during the opening ceremony of the world taekwondo championships in the South Korean town of Muju, where a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung was also present

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Kidambi Srikanth awarded Rs 5 lakh by Badminton Association of India for Australian Open Super Series triumph

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Kidambi Srikanth awarded Rs 5 lakh by Badminton Association of India for Australian Open Super Series triumph

- Kidambi Srikanth continued his stellar run of form as he beat Rio Olympics champion Chen Long in the final of Australian Open Super Series as he became the only Indian male shuttler to win consecutive Super Series title. After winning the Indonesian Open Super Series title, Srikanth improved his BWF rankings and continued his rich form in Sydney. On Srikanth’s achievement, Badminton Association of India (BAI) has announced a cash reward of Rs 5 lakhs for Srikanth

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[News Focus] Moon proposes inter-Korean team for PyeongChang Olympics

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[News Focus] Moon proposes inter-Korean team for PyeongChang Olympics

- President Moon Jae-in on Saturday proposed that the two Koreas form a unified team to take part in the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, pinning high hopes on sports as a driver to kick-start cross-border exchanges that have for years been at a standstill.  He made the overture at the opening ceremony of the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in Muju,

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West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better - Football

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West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better - Football

- (Reuters) - West Ham United midfielder Michail Antonio knows footballers can be "forgotten in two weeks" and is determined to keep improving to avoid that fate. Antonio started his senior career at semi-professional team Tooting and Mitcham United before joining Reading in 2008 and rising up the divisions, moving to West Ham in 2015. The winger has since made over 50 league appearances for the Hammers

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West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better

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West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better

- REUTERS: West Ham United midfielder Michael Antonio knows footballers can be "forgotten in two weeks" and is determined to keep improving to avoid that fate. Antonio started his senior career at semi-professional team Tooting and Mitcham United before joining Reading in 2008 and rising up the divisions, moving to West Ham in 2015. The winger has since made over 50 league appearances for the Hammers

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

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India's Srikanth stuns Chen to win Australian Open

- SYDNEY: India's Kidambi Srikanth claimed a first victory over Olympic and two-time world champion Chen Long to win the Australian Open Superseries final in Sydney on Sunday. Indians have now won four of the six Superseries this year.

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South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

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South Korean president calls for North Korean Olympic participation

- South Korea President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program. Moon made the comments during the opening ceremony of the world taekwondo championships in the South Korean town of Muju, where a North Korean delegation led by International Olympic Committee member Chang Ung was also present

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Kidambi Srikanth's Australian Super Series title is followed by cash prize from BAI

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Kidambi Srikanth's Australian Super Series title is followed by cash prize from BAI

- The Badminton Association of India president Himanta Biswa Sarma announced the cash prize for the Indian ace. The Badminton Association of India (BAI) announced a cash award of Rs 5 lakh to Kidambi Srikanth for clinching the Australian Open Super Series title in Sydney on Sunday. The 24-year-old Srikanth extended his stellar run of form to become the first Indian male shuttler to win two consecutive Superseries title

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Moon says sports can create peace, invites N. Korea to PyeongChang Olympics

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Moon says sports can create peace, invites N. Korea to PyeongChang Olympics

- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the Winter Olympic Games to be held in the country early next year, while welcoming a North Korean delegation to the World Taekwondo Championships."I believe in the strength of sports that has been establishing peace. I am glad to see the first sports exchange of the South and the North under the new (South Korean) government take place at this event," Moon said in his congratulatory speech marking the opening of the event hosted by the World Taekwondo Federation

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'Rooney and Costa would like it in China' - Man Utd & Chelsea stars urged to consider moves by Eriksson

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'Rooney and Costa would like it in China' - Man Utd & Chelsea stars urged to consider moves by Eriksson

- Jun 25, 2017 01:03:07 The former England manager has just finished a coaching stint in Asia and considers the standard to be better than that of Major League Soccer. Wayne Rooney and Diego Costa should consider moves to China if they leave Manchester United and Chelsea, says Sven-Goran Eriksson. The former England manager has just finished a coaching stint in Asia which saw him take in spells with CSL teams Shanghai SIPG and Guangzhou R&F, along with second tier side Shenzhen FC

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Boon Heong-Hendra in first final of Superseries - Badminton

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Boon Heong-Hendra in first final of Superseries - Badminton

- PETALING JAYA: Perseverance and experience seem to have paid off for Tan Boon Heong-Hendra Setiawan. The Malaysian-Indonesian pairing took just 58 minutes to beat Zhang Nan-Liu Cheng of China 21-15, 14-21, 21-17 in the men’s doubles semi-finals of the Australian Open badminton championships in Sydney yesterday. They are the first pair from different countries to make the men’s doubles final in the Superseries

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Iskandar looking to boost morale in Taipei - Badminton

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Iskandar looking to boost morale in Taipei - Badminton

- PETALING JAYA: It’s never easy for anyone to be away from his or her family during festive celebrations. It’s the same for national singles shuttler Iskandar Zulkarnain Zainuddin (pic), who will miss the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations this year after leaving for Taipei yesterday to compete in the Taiwan Open beginning on Wednesday. While all his family members are in Muar for this Hari Raya, the 26-year-old Iskandar is on a mission to boost his confidence ahead of the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games from Aug 19-30

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  • India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs
    India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs

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    PORT OF SPAIN: Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli took India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday (Jun 25). Replying to the visitors' formidable total of 310 for five in a match reduced to 43 overs per side due to early morning rain and an two-hour delayed start, the hosts were restricted to 205 for six in reply despite a fluent 81 by Shai Hope at the top of the order

     

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  • West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better
    West Ham's Antonio wants to keep getting better

    , channelnewsasia.com

    REUTERS: West Ham United midfielder Michael Antonio knows footballers can be "forgotten in two weeks" and is determined to keep improving to avoid that fate. Antonio started his senior career at semi-professional team Tooting and Mitcham United before joining Reading in 2008 and rising up the divisions, moving to West Ham in 2015. The winger has since made over 50 league appearances for the Hammers

     

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  • India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs
    India rout hapless West Indies by 105 runs

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PORT OF SPAIN: Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli took India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second one-day international at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday (Jun 25). Replying to the visitors' formidable total of 310 for five in a match reduced to 43 overs per side due to early morning rain and an two-hour delayed start, the hosts were restricted to 205 for six in reply despite a fluent 81 by Shai Hope at the top of the order

     

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  • S. Korea captures 1st two gold medals at taekwondo worlds
    S. Korea captures 1st two gold medals at taekwondo worlds

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    By Yoo Jee-ho. MUJU, South Korea, June 25 (Yonhap) -- Host South Korea captured the first two gold medals up for grabs at taekwondo's world championships on Sunday. Sim Jae-young kicked off the successful evening by winning the women's under-46kg gold medal at the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) World Taekwondo Championships at Taekwondowon's T1 Arena in Muju, 240 kilometers south of Seoul

     

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