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Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships
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Administrative blunder by India's Squash Federation proves costly for players, denies chance to participate in World Championships

The Indian men's squash team could have participated in the World Championships in Washington but the SRFI didn't move to get timely clearance from the SAI

220 international students apply for various courses at IIT-Kharagpur; 'internationalisation is priority,’ says Professor Baidurya Bhattacharya
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220 international students apply for various courses at IIT-Kharagpur; 'internationalisation is priority,’ says Professor Baidurya Bhattacharya

In initiative to boost presence of foreign students in campus by offering scholarships, IIT Kharagpur has received 220 international applicants. The acceptance rate of international students in various masters and doctoral degree programmes is about eight percent.

India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph
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India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph

In the recent rankings released by FIFA, India fell two places to 103 after it lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month

Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot winner Ighalo Odion retires from international football
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Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations Golden Boot winner Ighalo Odion retires from international football

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo announced on Saturday his retirement from international football after winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tournament top-scorer Odion Ighalo helps Nigeria beat Tunisia in third-place playoff

Nigeria beat Tunisia 1-0 in the third-place playoff of the Africa Cup of Nations on the back of Odion Ighalo's fifth goal of the tournament

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria, Senegal coaches headline tournament final ahead of Riyad Mahrez vs Sadio Mane battle

Both Algeria and Senegal will play their only second Africa Cup final, with Algeria having won once while Senegal will be vying for their maiden title

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Historic tensions dissipate as Egyptian fans debate cheering for arch-rivals Algeria in final

Egyptians are debating cheering for Algeria, even as the bloody clashes between both sides' fans in a World Cup qualifier ten years back continue to haunt

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says team will emerge stronger from narrow semi-final loss to Algeria

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said that there were plenty of positives to take from his side's Africa Cup campaign after their exit in the semifinals

Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Pakistan team pulls out of tournament in India due to visa issues
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Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships: Pakistan team pulls out of tournament in India due to visa issues

The final list of nations that are competing here include Australia, Bangladesh, Cyprus, England, Malaysia, India, Sri Lanka, Nigeria, Scotland, South Africa, Singapore and Wales.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Riyad Mahrez's last-minute stunning free-kick helps Algeria beat Nigeria in semi-final

Riyad Mahrez rifled in a stoppage-time free-kick to earn Algeria a dramatic 2-1 victory over three-time champions Nigeria on Sunday and set up a rematch with Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wary of 'solid' Algeria ahead of semi-final clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wary of 'solid' Algeria ahead of semi-final clash

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr, as always, said that their much-improved and solid opponents Algeria were the favourites to win the semi-final of the Africa Cup

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi says 'Desert Foxes' 'two very difficult steps' away from scripting history

Algeria boss Djamel Belmadi said his players are "two very difficult steps" away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday's Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria's Samuel Chukwueze's man of the match performance against South Africa highlights youngster's growth at Villareal

Samuel Chukwueze became the youngest scorer in this year's tournament, leading many to foresee great things for the 20-year-old Villareal player

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Senegal striker Sadio Mane says it would be an 'absolute dream' to guide his team to glory

Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his absolute dream is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Nigeria ride on late goal by William Troost-Ekong to beat South Africa in quarter-final

Nigeria beat surprise quarter-finalists South Africa by a slender one-goal margin 2-1 to advance to their 15th semifinals of the tournament

60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents
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60 foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida, face deportation after police find them staying without valid travel documents

Almost all of the foreign nationals detained in Greater Noida by the Uttar Pradesh Police are from eight African countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Ivory Coast and Angola, police said. Twenty-eight of them are women.

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: South Africa coach Stuart Baxter says his team are not the favourites to win quarter-final against Nigeria
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: South Africa coach Stuart Baxter says his team are not the favourites to win quarter-final against Nigeria

Stuart Baxter has said that Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr isn't fooling anybody by terming South Africa the 'favourites' to win their quarterfinal with Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: As quarter-finals approach, Senegal and Algeria favourites to meet in title clash

While Senegal have a relatively easy course to the finals, Algeria must beat Ivory Coast before they meet the winner of South Africa vs Nigeria

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Golden boot leader Odion Ighalo key to Nigeria's chances against South Africa in quarter-final clash
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Golden boot leader Odion Ighalo key to Nigeria's chances against South Africa in quarter-final clash

Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo could present give a reality check to South Africa who have barely scraped through to the quarter-finals

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Stuart Baxter earns lifeline as South Africa coach after team's upset 1-0 win over 'favourites' Egypt
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Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Stuart Baxter earns lifeline as South Africa coach after team's upset 1-0 win over 'favourites' Egypt

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has earned a lifeline by silencing his critics with a shock 1-0 win in the round of 16 over hosts and favourites Egypt