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Tendulkar backs England for Ashes

LONDON: Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar believes England have every chance of retaining the Ashes on Australian soil this winter.

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Nadal tops ATP rankings

LONDON: Rafael Nadal retained the men’s tennis world rankings lead in an unchanged top 10 issued on Monday by the ATP.

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India sweep Zimbabwe T20 series

HARARE: Skipper Suresh Raina led from the front with a blistering 72 as India signed off their Zimbabwe tour with a comprehensive seven-wicket win over the hosts in the second and final Twenty20 International on Sunday.

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Saina lifts India Open GP title

CHENNAI: Top seed Saina Nehwal, looking a tad rusty following a long break, bounced back in style to beat Malaysia’s Mew Choo Wong 20-22, 21-14, 21-12 in the women’s final of the Yonex-Sunrise India Open Grand Prix badminton tournament on Sunday.

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Koren fires Slovenia to victory

POLOKWANE: Captain Robert Koren’s curling right-footer fashioned Slovenia’s 1-0 win over a 10-man Algeria in a Group C match of the FIFA World Cup at the Peter Mokaba stadium here on Sunday.

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Gyan guides Ghana past Serbia

PRETORIA: An Asamoah Gyan penalty six minutes from time gave Ghana a crucial 1-0 World Cup victory over 10-man Serbia in Group D at the Loftus Versfeld stadium here on Sunday.

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Goalkeeper howler denies England victory over US

RUSTENBURG: England’s hopes of a winning start to their World Cup campaign were shattered by an extraordinary blunder by goalkeeper Robert Green that gifted the United States their equaliser in a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

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Germans out to rock ageing Aussies

DURBAN: The great weight of German expectation will slam headlong into a wall of Australian defensive grit and muscle when the spectacular new Moses Mabhida stadium hosts its first World Cup match on Sunday.

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Holiday Club Arpora clinch Palyekar trophy

MAPUSA: Holiday Club Arpora registered an easy 3-0 win over Valankani Arambol SC to claim the glittering Late Pramodini Dattaram Palyekar trophy, organised by Football club of Siolim and played at St Anthony’s Church grounds, Siolim on Saturday.

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