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Jiri Vesely wins Tata Open Maharashtra 2020

Jiri Vesely of Czech Republic clinched the Tata Open Maharashtra 2020, held recently in Pune. He won the title after five years of his maiden ATP Tour title in Auckland. He also become only the eighth player since 2013 to save six match points across two matches in a row, towards winning the ATP Tour ..

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Cricketer David Warner wins Allan Border medal of Cricket Australia

The 33-year-old cricket star of Australia, David Warner won the Allan Border medal of Cricket Australia, for being the Player of the year. He had been suspended in 2018 for ball tampering. This is Warner’s third award after he won the coveted award in 2016 and 2017. He was also named the T20 player of ..

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Indian cueist Aditya Mehta wins National Snooker Championship

Indian cueist Aditya Mehta has won the National Snooker Championship, held at Pune. He represented the Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) and defeated the 22-time-world champion Pankaj Advani 6-2 to win the title. Pankaj recently won the National Billiards Championship. Vidya Pillai of Karnataka clinched the women’s snooker title, by beating Amee Kamani of Madhya ..

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Bangladesh wins its maiden Under-19 World Cup title

The Cricket team of Bangladesh has clinched its maiden Under-19 World Cup title, in this year’s ICC World cup cricket tournament, held at Potchefstroom, South Africa. They beat the Indian team led by Priyam Garg in the Super League final match, by 3 wickets. The team was announced to have won, by D/L method. This ..

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Cricket journalist Raju Bharatan passes away

The 86-year-old renowned cricket journalist and film historian Raju Bharatan recently passed away. Raju Bharatan had worked with the news magazine-‘Illustrated Weekly of India’ for more than 40 years. He has worked with several famous personalities including Khushwant Singh. Raju Bharatan was also a columnist in sports magazines. He is the director of “The Victory Story” ..

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