Tanuj Lakhina
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Champions League final: Liverpool seek revenge over Real Madrid in re-match

Liverpool enter the UEFA Champions League final hoping to exact revenge on Real Madrid who beat them in the 2018 showpiece.

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French Open 2022 men's preview: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz contenders in top-heavy draw

French Open 2022: Favourites Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz are in the same half of the draw leaving door ajar for the rest.

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Jwala Gutta on Thomas Cup triumph: 'Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty just happened. We have no system for doubles'

Former doubles specialist Jwala Gutta has urged Indian badminton to take the event forward in the aftermath of the Thomas Cup triumph.

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Justin Gatlin interview: 'Invest more into athletes' characters to grow track and field'

Justin Gatlin, a five-time Olympic medallist and 10-time World Champion, has had a storied career. It also includes two doping bans. He retired earlier this year and is in Bengaluru in a maiden trip to India.

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Erling Haaland: What the 21-year-old goal-scoring machine brings to Manchester City

Erling Haaland's signing at Manchester City should not come as a surprise. It may have been quickened by the Champions League drought.

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Roger Federer expected to return from knee injury at Basel tournament in October

Roger Federer has been out of action since losing to Hubert Hurkacz in the quarter-finals of 2021 Wimbledon.

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Miami Open 2022: Future of tennis in good hands with Iga Swiatek, Carlos Alcaraz

Iga Swiatek, 20, and Carlos Alcaraz, 18, drew packed crowds on way to titles in Miami to underline there's life to the sport even after Big 3, Ashleigh Barty and Williams sisters.

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LaLiga: Barcelona overrun a hapless Real Madrid that lacked ideas, Karim Benzema

Barcelona outclassed and overran a listless Real Madrid to end five game losing streak in Clasicos going back to 2019. Talking points from Barca's 4-0 win.

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LaLiga: Hugo Sanchez, Pablo Zabaleta, Javier Saviola, Savio Bortolini share their thoughts on El Clasico

Former Real Madrid, Barcelona and LaLiga players talk about El Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona on 20 March.

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LaLiga: Chance for Barcelona to emphasise growth against Karim Benzema-less Madrid in El Clasico

Coming into the weekend, with 10 games left, Real Madrid led Sevilla by 10 points at the top of LaLiga standings and both Barcelona and Atletico Madrid by 15.

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Chelsea a special case, a political situation, says LaLiga chief Javier Tebas on turmoil at Premier League club

LaLiga president Javier Tebas expressed confidence in their strict checks to avoid fate such as Chelsea's falling on a Spanish club.

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Davis Cup 2022: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan save three match points as India see off Denmark

In a closely contested match, Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan beat Mikael Torpegaard and Frederik Nielsen 6-7, 6-4, 7-6 to give India an unassailable 3-0 lead.

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Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri win comfortably; India lead 2-0 over Denmark

India took a 2-0 lead over Denmark in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie in Delhi with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri picking up straight set wins.

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Davis Cup 2022: From oblivion, tennis returns to Delhi Gymkhana Club after 49 years

Delhi Gymkhana Club, venue for India's remarkable Davis Cup win in 1966, had lost its prestigious place in Indian tennis. The venue hopes to change that with the Denmark tie.

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Esports grows with Asian Games, Commonwealth Games inclusion while navigating policy challenges

Esports' growth can be gauged by inclusion at the Asian and Commonwealth Games but the industry continues to see infrastructure and policy issues in India.

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Davis Cup 2022: Rohit Rajpal defends decision to play Denmark tie on grass

The last time India hosted a Davis Cup tie, in 2019 against Italy in Kolkata, it was played on grass. Then, India lost 1-3 and the same surface has been chosen to contest against Denmark.

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Australian Open 2022: Ashleigh Barty, Rafael Nadal, Aussies provide happy ending after Novak Djokovic chaos

There were more beautiful stories from Melbourne Park that made Djokovic’s long drawn legal saga feel like a thing of the past.

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Australian Open, men's final preview: At 'unlucky' Slam, Rafael Nadal chases No 21 to surge ahead

Rafael Nadal hasn't suffered as many heartbreaking defeats and been as unsuccessful as at the Australian Open. A 21st Grand Slam title would be extra special at Melbourne Park.

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Australian Open, women’s final preview: Contrast in styles as Ashleigh Barty faces Danielle Collins

Ashleigh Barty carries Australia's hopes in looking to become the first local women's champion in 44 years. In her path stands a resurgent Danielle Collins.

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Sania Mirza not to play beyond 2022 season, says 'body is wearing down'

Sania Mirza, 35, will play her last in 2022 with grind of the tour taking a toll on her body with coronavirus pandemic also a factor.