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It's different for them. Acting president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) CK Khanna confirmed to AFP that Neeraj Kumar, security incharge and consultant of its anti-corruption unit, left for England on Tuesday. Yuvraj and Dhoni form the backbone of the Indian middle order and bring in a lot of experience into the team. But I see how the game is shaping up six months down the line, what sort of challenges the game will throw at me and how I can hit back at teams and ...
  • Pakistan match same as any other game, says Kohli

    Pakistan match same as any other game, says Kohli

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    India will start their champions trophy campaign against Pakistan on June 4. Virat Kohli will lead India for the first time in a major ICC tournament. For me, it's a game of cricket. "The way our fast bowlers bowled and the way we fielded I think we were the best fielding side in the tournament back then so these 3 things we identified back then as well and we would like to stick to the same strengths".
  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return to bench

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    Bortz examined the strengths and weaknesses of each team, how to defend Stephen Curry and LeBron James , what difference it would make if Steve Kerr returned to the Warriors' bench, which team shoots better from the arc and what "Mario Kart" has to do with it all.
  • Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron engage in 'white-knuckle, jaw-clenching' handshake

    Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron engage in 'white-knuckle, jaw-clenching' handshake

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    US President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters that Trump intends to hear feedback from his foreign counterparts during his time overseas before making a decision. "Jesus. This time, there was no subtlety - Trump just yanked , got yanked in return, and then each man yanked again". Macron is a pragmatic and cautious centrist who served as economy minister in the Socialist government of François Hollande and campaigned for ...
  • Sturridge: Liverpool will decide if I'm still here next term

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    Liverpool guaranteed they'll be playing Champions League football at Anfield next season after Sunday's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough secured a top-four finish in the Premier League . Arsene Wenger has described the "psychological environment" in which Arsenal have had to perform since January as "absolutely horrendous" and accepted for the first time that the lack of clarity over his personal situation had contributed to it.
  • LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not greatness

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    Earlier in the playoffs, LeBron passed Kobe Bryant (5,640 points) in Game 3 of a first-round series against the Indiana Pacers and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (5,762) in Game 3 of the East semifinals against the Toronto Raptors , leaving only Jordan in his sights with a whole lot of basketball left to play in 2017.
  • Why the Boston Celtics should trade Isaiah Thomas

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    He spent his early career being traded by the Sacramento Kings to the Phoenix Suns, to the Boston Celtics and playing off the bench in 45 of his 46 games while at Phoenix. "We know that's the Finals that everybody wants to talk about, what everybody is looking forward to", said Boston's Marcus Smart . Amir Johnson (shoulder) and Jae Crowder (groin) are each considered probable for the Celtics' first elimination game of the Eastern Conference Finals.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo present as Rafael Nadal defeats Djokovic

    Cristiano Ronaldo present as Rafael Nadal defeats Djokovic

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    The victory is Nadal's 30th at Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Masters 1000 level, meaning he has tied the record held by Serbia's Novak Djokovic . "I don't think it changes a lot for me". "What's important to me is to make it to another final", said Nadal . After beating Djokovic in the semi-finals, Nadal could have been forgiven for expecting a somewhat easier contest against Thiem, who was playing in his first Masters 1000 final.
  • Sebastian Vettel is the fastest in free practice

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    Button, still under contract with McLaren in an ambassadorial role, was provided with his first taste of on-track action this season having declined the opportunity to test after the Bahrain Grand Prix in April. "It feels the same as before it's just the vehicle is a lot better and there is a lot more grip". "It's definitely going to be part of it this year for both of us", he said.
  • Jose proud of players as football put in perspective

    Jose proud of players as football put in perspective

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    Jose Mourinho returned to top form after Manchester United's Europa League triumph last night as he took a typical dig at his detractors saying "poets" don't win titles. Mourinho has also won the club two major trophies in his first season after lifting the EFL Cup in February. Ferguson, who managed United through a golden era from 1986 to 2013 which saw them win the Champions League twice among many other trophies, told Sky Sports that Manchester was a resilient city.
  • Let's Dance: NFL will no longer penalize for certain touchdown celebrations

    Let's Dance: NFL will no longer penalize for certain touchdown celebrations

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    The NFL will now allow plays that had recently been considered "excessive celebration", the kinds that came after touchdowns and often resulted in a flag and a stadium-wide groan. Bank Stadium. Here's a prediction. By the end of September we'll all be as confused by this rule - what's permitted, what isn't - as we are by the catch rule.