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Five gold medals and a viral video: Why the brouhaha over Hima Das’ winning runs makes no sense

July 2, Poznan: 200m gold (23.65 seconds) July 7, Kunto: 200m gold (23.97 seconds) July 13, Kladno: 200m gold (23.43 seconds) July 17, Tabor: 200m gold (23.25 seconds) July 20, Prague: 400m gold (52.09 seconds) This are the timings of

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Malaysia’s shuttler Lee Zii Jia beats Olympic champ Chen Long in Indonesian Open

KUALA LUMPUR: National top men’s singles shuttler, Lee Zii Jia, pulled off a sensational surprise, en route to booking his place in the quarter-finals in the Indonesia Open Badminton Tournament at Istora Senayan in Jakarta, yesterday. The 21-year-old, touted as

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Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon in men’s singles final

ANKARA: World number one in tennis, Novak Djokovic won the 2019 Wimbledon title in men’s singles, beating his Swiss opponent Roger Federer in Sunday’s final which lasted nearly five hours (at Centre Court in London), Anadolu Agency reported. Djokovic beat

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Sivasangari wins Australian Open

National squash player S Sivasangari secured her 11th Professional Squash Association (PSA) title after winning the 2019 Australian Open women’s singles title. The 20-year-old defeated Satomi Watanabe of Japan 5-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-9 in 39 minutes at the Bega Country

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Brazil clinched Copa America, as expected

Brazil won the Copa America finals by defeating Peru 3-1 as expected since the teams faced off in the group match and Peru was thrashed 5-0. Everton Soares kickstarted the score for Brazil at the 15th minute from a pass

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Messi’s red card overshadows Argentina 2-1 win

Lionel Messi’s Argentina career began in 2005 with an absurd red card in a friendly against Hungary after he was adjudged to have thrown an elbow at a defender. Fourteen years later, equally bizarre circumstances saw him sent off for

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PESAKA: Sea Games Silat exponents will deliver more than two golds

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia National Silat Federation (PESAKA) is optimistic that its national line-up of young silat exponents can bring in more than two gold medals at the 2019 SEA Games in the Philippines in November. Its secretary-general, Datuk Megat

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Peru into Copa America final after trashing Chile 3-0

Peru have booked their tickets into the final of Copa America to face off with Brazil for the first time since 1975.  The final will be held on Sunday. Edison Flores, Yoshimar Yotun and team captain Paolo Guerrero scored a

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Jesus, Firmino seal Brazil spot for Copa America final

Brazil is headed to the Copa America final, while Argentina heads back to the drawing board as its trophy drought continues. Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino each assisted each other, as Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 Tuesday night at Estadio Mineirão

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Rohit Sharma ends Bangladesh’s tour in ICC World Cup

India captain Virat Kohli hailed Rohit Sharma as the “best one-day player around” after the opener’s fourth century of the tournament saw the side book their place in the semi-finals of the World Cup with an at times nervy 28-run

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