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England win toss, elect to bowl against India

England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday.

Australian cricketers asked to hold new contracts

Australian cricketers have been asked not to sign new Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL) contracts until the details of a new player pay deal are settled upon.

Former English footballer Whitehouse passes away at 81

 Former English footballer Brian Whitehouse breathed his last at the age of 81, his former club West Bromwich Albion has confirmed.

Bopanna-Cuevas advance at Australian Open

Indian ace tennis player Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay entered the men's doubles second round of the Australian Open here on Wednesday.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Switzerland's Belinda Bencic

Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams progressed to the second round of the Australian Open 2017 with a straight-set win over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic on Tuesday.

Sevilla beat Real Madrid to open up La Liga title race

Sevilla ended Real Madrid's 40-game unbeaten run and threw the race for the Spanish top division title wide open by beating the league leaders 2-1 following a dramatic comeback at the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium here.

Duan Yingying gets first ever Australian Open win

China's Duan Yingying registered her first ever win at the Australian Open on Monday, defeating Slovakian Rebecca Sramkova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

England post mammoth 350-7 against India in first ODI

Jason Roy (73) and Joe Root (78) helped England post a mammoth 350 for seven in 50 overs against India in their first One-Day International (ODI) match at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

Indian hockey is back to top, feels British star Jackson

 Britain's hockey star Ashley Jackson reckons that the new crop of Indian players can be lethal in the international stage and the recent success has only added to their confidence.

India U-17 football team lose to Estonia

 The India U-17 football team lost to Estonia U-18 team 1-2 in the Valentin Granatkin Memorial Cup being played in Moscow, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said.

India win toss, opt to bowl vs England in ODI

 Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl in the first One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Sunday.

I am ready for bulk of the responsibility now: Kohli

 India's new limited-overs cricket captain Virat Kohli is ready to take the majority of the responsibility and expects previous incumbent Mahendra Singh Dhoni to play more freely now he is not the skipper anymore.

Golfers Sujjan, Prasad qualify for Asian Tour

 Indian young golfers Sujjan Singh and Arjun Prasad earned their playing rights for 2017 Asian Tour after finishing tied 13th at the final qualifiers at the Suvarnabhumi Golf and Country Club here on Saturday.

India seek fresh start under Kohli in first ODI vs England

Pune, Jan 14 (IANS) A confident India under new skipper Virat Kohli will aim to start the new year with a series win in the limited-overs format, when the men-in-blue take the field against a rejuvenated England side in the first of the three-match One-day International (ODI) series here on Sunday.

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