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Top-Ranked Simona Halep Crashes Out Of First Round

Simona Halep lost to 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi in straight sets. © AFP World number one Simona Halep was swept aside 6-2, 6-4 by 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi on Monday, the first top-seeded woman ever to lose in the US Open first round. It was a second straight first-round exit at ...

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Sudha Singh Wins Silver In 3,000M Steeplechase Event

Sudha Singh won her second medal at the Asian Games © AFP India’s Sudha Singh won her second medal at the Asian Games as she clinched a silver in the women’s 3,000 metres steeplechase on Monday. Sudha, the reigning Asian champion, clocked 9:40.03 minutes to finish behind Bahrain’s Winfred ...

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PV Sindhu Enters Women’s Singles Final, Saina Nehwal Wins Bronze

PV Sindhu overcame a stern test against Japan’s Akane Yamaguchi to enter the women’s singles final at the Asian Games 2018. PV Sindhu, seeded third, defeated second seeded Akane Yamaguchi 21-17, 15-21, 21-10 in the semi-final which lasted for 66 minutes. In the first game, Sindhu won a closely-fought contest. ...

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Javelin Star Neeraj Chopra Eyes Asiad Glory

On Day 8, Hima Das shone the brightest with a brand new record to her name, Muhammed Anas did enough to hold on to his status of a regional force and Dutee Chand won another battle of relevance on a jinx-breaking day for India at the Asian Games. Fouaad Mirza ...

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Chelsea Leave It Late As DeAndre Yedlin Own Goal Kills Off Newcastle

Newcastle responded with a goal from Joselu in a rare attack and looked set to steal a point before Chelsea’s last-gasp winner made it three successive victories for the Blues. Benitez will say his approach was justified and it acknowledged the gap in quality between the two squads. Before this ...

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Dutee Chand Bags Silver In 100M Dash

Star Indian sprinter Dutee Chand clinched the silver medal in women’s 100m dash at the 18th Asian Games to win the country’s first medal in 20 years in this event in Indonesia on Sunday. Running in lane number 7, Dutte clocked 11.32 seconds, a tad below her national record of 11.29 ...

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