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ISL 2020-21: Missed chances hurt Robbie Fowler's East Bengal as ATK Mohun Bagan claim bragging rights in Kolkata Derby

Here are the talking points from ISL 2020-21's maiden Kolkata Derby played between ATK Mohun Bagan and SC East Bengal 

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India vs Australia: From Marcus Stoinis to Adam Zampa, Aussie players to watch out for in limited-overs series

Ahead of the highly-anticipated limited-overs series between the two cricketing heavyweights, we take a look at Australia’s players to watch out for

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ISL 2020-21, Kerala Blasters FC preview: Revamped Blasters aim to regain lost form under new coach Kibu Vicuna

Ahead of the upcoming ISL 2020-21 season, we take an overall look at Kerala Blasters.

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ISL 2020-21, Chennaiyin FC preview: Defence an area of concern as Csaba Laszlo’s new-look side eyes third title

Ahead of the 2020-21 ISL season, we take a look at Chennaiyin FC's prospects, and where they could end up.

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IPL 2020, MI vs DC: Bumrah vs Stoinis, Boult vs Dhawan and other key battles that may decide final

Ahead of the IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals, here are five player battles that could determine this season's champions.

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IPL 2020, DC vs SRH: Kagiso Rabada vs Kane Williamson and other player battles to watch out for in Qualifier 2

Here are the key battles that could decide the outcome of the IPL 2020 Qualifier 2 contest between Delhi Capitals and Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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IPL 2020, SRH vs RCB: AB de Villiers vs Rashid Khan and other key battles that may highlight Eliminator

All hopes will be on survival when Virat Kohli-led RCB and David Warner’s SRH meet in the Eliminator, the third version of this particular South Indian derby, on Friday.

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IPL 2020 Royal Challengers Bangalore preview: Aaron Finch adds firepower to RCB lineup, but questions around death bowling persist

RCB, coached by Simon Katich with Mike Hesson as Director of Cricket, have won all of their opening games between 2011 and 2016, but have only made the finals twice during this period.

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'Want to become a better athlete,' says young cager Jagshaanbir Singh on upcoming stint with Point Park University

Jagshaanbir was recently signed up by Point Park University in United States’ Pittsburgh, and when asked about what he expects from his stint, he just said he aims to improve his skills.

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India vs South Africa: From Shreyas Iyer to Heinrich Klaasen, key players to watch out for in ODI series

The last time Proteas were in India was in September last year, and while they drew the T20I series 1-1, they suffered an embarrassing 0-3 defeat in the Test series, with all of them coming via heavy margins.

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Road Safety World Series 2020: Fans turn up in huge numbers to witness Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag as India Legends beat West Indies

The hype around the India-West Indies Legends contest at Wankhede Stadium was high as thousands came to attend. Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara were the key figures for young fans.

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ISL 2019-20, FC Goa vs Chennaiyin FC: Boosted by key players' return, Gaurs hope for miracle in second leg semi-final

Goa's first leg loss came almost out of nowhere and while it looks pretty difficult on paper with the Gaurs currently trailing 1-4 after the first leg in Chennai, the equation is pretty simple -Win the match by a scoreline of 3-0 or more without conceding within the usual 90 minutes.

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Premier League legend Alan Shearer says England will need Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford fit for Euro 2020 success

Shearer was speaking on the sidelines of the Next Generation Mumbai Cup, a tie up between the Indian Super League and Premier League to encourage kids to play football.

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ICC U-19 World Cup 2020: From thumping wins in group stage to easy win over Pakistan in semis, India's road to final

Both India and Bangladesh are unbeaten in the tournament, having won all of their group stage and knockout games.

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ISL 2019-20: Mumbai secure vital victory with spirited display as NorthEast United's winless streak extends to nine matches

Mumbai City FC registered a much-needed 1-0 victory over NorthEast United in Friday’s clash at the Mumbai Football Arena, and that could not have come at a better time for Jorge Costa’s men.

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ISL 2019-20: Mumbai City FC aim for better defensive play against struggling NorthEast United

A win would take the Islanders to fourth spot at least for now with 23 points, but with the race for all four playoff spots likely to go down to the final league match-day, nothing remains certain.

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India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli vs Lasith Malinga and other key battles ahead of T20I series

The last bilateral series between the two sides came more than two years back, when India outplayed Sri Lanka across all formats in December 2017.

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India vs West Indies: Brian Lara says Kieron Pollard can build strong team for T20 World Cup, upcoming series will be challenging for visitors

The T20I series loss to Afghanistan may have given a warning to the Caribbean men, but, Lara feels that the Windies are still a team to be ‘scared of’.

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India vs West Indies: Kieron Pollard's colts look to work with Caribbean Premier League experience in battle against Virat Kohli and Co

Kieron Pollard and Denesh Ramdin will have to play the role of team seniors and guide the young and inexperienced bunch against a strong India unit

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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India grapple with goal drought, artificial turf in all-important Afghanistan clash

Coming into the World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifier, India are not only a win short of the Afghans but also are one place and one point behind in fourth.