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2019 Malaysian Open Badminton

The 2019 Malaysia Open Badminton tournament was held at Axiata Arena in Malaysia from 2 to 7 April 2019 and has a total purse of $700,000. Winners of the Tournament Men’s Singles: Lin Dan (China) Women’s Singles: Tai Tzu-ying (Taiwan) Men’s Doubles: Li Junhui & Liu Yuchen (China) Women’s Doubles: Chen Qingchen & Jia Yifan (China) Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei ..

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ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018

The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury. The Winners are: Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics) Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton) Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton) Coach of the ..

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Indian Open Badminton 2019

The Indian Badminton Tournament 2019 was held at K. D. Jadhav Indoor Hall in New Delhi from 26 to 31 March 2019 and had a total purse of $350,000. Champions of Indian Open Badminton 2019 Men’s Singles: Viktor Axelsen (Denmark) Women’s Singles: Ratchanok Intanon (Thailand) Men’s Doubles: Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin (Chinese Taipei) Women’s Doubles:  Greysia ..

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IPL witnesses its first Mankading

The mega celebration of Cricket, Indian Premier League (IPL) witnessed its first ever Mankading in its history in the match of Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals. Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler became the first victim of ‘Mankading’ in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed the Rajasthan ..

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Superstats Launched

Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M), Gyan Data (an IIT-M incubated company) together with experts from ESPNcricinfo have launched Superstats, a new metrics to analyse the game of cricket. Superstats Superstats comprises of three metrics: Luck Index, Forecaster, and Smart Stats. Superstats which is based on data science also ventures into new territories ..

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