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Her gold came a day after Mirabai Chanu won gold in the women's 48 kg with a combined effort of 196kg to smash her previous career best of 194kg and P Gururaja took home silver in the men's 56kg event . However, Harmanpreet's flick was well-saved.Splitting points with Pakistan after a 2-2 draw in their opener, it was a must-win game for India to keep their semi-final hopes alive.
  • Japan Coach, 1st Ld-Writethru,288

    Japan Coach, 1st Ld-Writethru,288

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    JFA President Kozo Tashima said a press conference will be held in the afternoon, when a successor to the 65-year-old from Bosnia Herzegovina will be named. And the JFA had been hoping Halilhodzic could create a similar breakthrough for Japan. Japan has never advanced beyond the second round, and will be making its sixth straight appearance in the upcoming World Cup.
  • Bahrain GP: Ferrari mechanic breaks leg in Kimi Raikkonen pit lane accident

    Bahrain GP: Ferrari mechanic breaks leg in Kimi Raikkonen pit lane accident

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    However, the signal appears to have come too soon, with one Ferrari mechanic still replacing a wheel on the auto. Ferrari said the mechanic on the left rear wheel, named only as Francesco, had a suspected shin bone and fibula fracture after being knocked over as the Finn was wrongly given the signal to leave with only three tyres replaced.
  • Russian Federation blames two Israel warplanes for missile attack on Syrian airbase

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    Meanwhile, Syrian state TV reported dozens of civilians held for years by the rebel group Jaish al Islam near the capital Damascus had been set free as part of a deal reached between opposition forces and Russian Federation at the weekend. In a joint statement with the Syrian American Medical Society, the White Helmets said more than 500 cases were brought to medical centres "with symptoms indicative of exposure to a chemical agent".
  • Commonwealth Games boss wants Kiwis to support Laurel Hubbard

    Commonwealth Games boss wants Kiwis to support Laurel Hubbard

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    Leading into competition, the Samoa's weightlifting head coach Jerry Wallwork said he was opposed to Hubbard competing at the games. "The situation may have been accepted by the International Olympic Committee, but that won't stop us from protesting, regardless of whether it's against one of our lifters or not".
  • Smalling: Jose told us not to be clowns

    Smalling: Jose told us not to be clowns

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    Speaking on the Gary Neville Podcast , he said: "I've said all year, Manchester United are a far better team with Paul Pogba in it". "People expect a lot from you when you play for United". Pogba went into the game after City manager Pep Guardiola told reporters that he had been offered the midfielder by his agent Mino Raiola in January.
  • Southampton manager Hughes sees positives despite loss at Arsenal

    Southampton manager Hughes sees positives despite loss at Arsenal

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    This was the clearest indication yet that Arsene Wenger is now prioritising the Europa League over the Premier League as he made seven changes from Thursday's win over CSKA Moscow, with Jack Wilshere and Mesut Ozil on the bench and Laurent Koscielny and Aaron Ramsey rested completely.
  • Maritime tributes pour in for victims of Humboldt crash

    Maritime tributes pour in for victims of Humboldt crash

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    Photographs posted on social media showed several injured members of the team holding hands with each other in hospital. Many have pledged donations to support their families and the surviving players. Now playing in Diez-Limburg, Germany, Davies said he first heard the news from his sister who works as a respiratory therapist in Saskatoon. "He liked sports, but at times I think he tolerated sports so he could be a teammate", the father said in a phone interview with The Canadian Press.
  • Humboldt Broncos vigil in Sudbury tonight

    Humboldt Broncos vigil in Sudbury tonight

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    People laid flowers in a circle around centre ice in the rink as family and friends of players listened to prayers and hymns. "Janet and I have struggled all day with the horrific accident in Saskatchewan". "We'd end up going through a whole tin every game", said Beaudry. "You need to appreciate the people around you". Thomas said that before Christmas he spoke with the team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, who was also killed in the crash, about whether there would be any trades for the ...
  • Fundraiser to support Humboldt Broncos surpasses $4 million in donations

    Fundraiser to support Humboldt Broncos surpasses $4 million in donations

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    Upwards of 52,000 people contributed to the campaign, according to GoFundMe , which has verified the fundraiser's authenticity . Steinbach based Golden West Broadcasting said Sunday two of its employees who covered the Humboldt Broncos , Tyler Beiber and Brody Hinz, were on the bus and did not survive.
  • Liverpool can't sit back against Man City, says Milner

    Liverpool can't sit back against Man City, says Milner

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    Needing a win to lift the title, City had one hand on the Premier League trophy after cruising to a 2-0 lead against Manchester United on Saturday but conceded three goals in a remarkable 16-minute second half spell to lose 3-2. Everybody knows how much quality City have got, and you could see it in the second-half at Anfield, when they were really pressing us. "I haven't got a ticker giving me updates".
  • Reed takes three-stroke lead over McIlroy

    Reed takes three-stroke lead over McIlroy

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    Reed, who goes by the nickname Captain America after some patriotic performances in the Ryder Cup , said closing out the round was mentally tough. Fowler meanwhile struck birdies on six of the last 11 holes to finish 14-under and edge Spieth for second place.
  • Patrick Reed jumps out to a three-shot lead at the Masters

    Patrick Reed jumps out to a three-shot lead at the Masters

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    Instead of chasing down Reed , who beat him 1-up in that epic 2016 Ryder Cup leadoff singles match at Hazeltine, McIlroy meekly faded from final-round contention on Sunday, doomed by his putting, which is softer way of saying he was doomed by his own nerves.
  • CWG 2018: Shooter Jitu Rai wins gold

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    However, Australia's Kerry Bell with a 10.2 and 9.8 shot excelled as Mitharval fell short after he shot 8.4 and 10.5 to finish with a bronze. He competed well the finals too, but came up short against a rampaging Rai, a victor of multiple gold medallist in top global events.
  • IPL match preview: KKR vs RCB - who knows the other better?

    IPL match preview: KKR vs RCB - who knows the other better?

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    As the first success in the match, KKR got Quinton de Cock. Better known as a batsman, Rana had just four Twenty20 wickets to his name before he was surprisingly called upon to bowl the 15th over of the RCB innings. The best aspect of his knock was that none of the big strokes were ugly slogs - he just swung through the line and hit a majority of his runs in the "V", making life hard for the bowlers.
  • Hornets to hire Kupchak as GM

    Hornets to hire Kupchak as GM

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    The Lakers fired Kupchak last season, and he has since been one of the top names on the market for another National Basketball Association front office position. Kupchak has connections to the Hornets through team owner Michael Jordan and their ties to North Carolina as they both played under coach Dean Smith about a decade apart.
  • Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone hails Antoine Griezmann after derby leveller

    Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone hails Antoine Griezmann after derby leveller

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    Here's a quick breakdown of Ronaldo's 650 goals.he's notched five for Sporting Lisbon, 118 for Manchester United , 446 and counting for current club Real Madrid, and then let's not forget the 81 he's smashed home for his country. Perhaps we took too many risks. "I am happy with the game", he added. OBLAK THWARTS REAL Madrid captain Sergio Ramos nearly grabbed an injury-time victor from a free kick but Slovenian goalkeeper Oblak again came to Atletico´s rescue by tipping the curling ...
  • Torey Lovullo Explains What Sparked Heated Skirmish With Yadier Molina

    Torey Lovullo Explains What Sparked Heated Skirmish With Yadier Molina

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    During the second inning of a routine, no-score contest in the second inning, Lovullo rushed out to argue balls and strikes - then things escalated rather quickly. While Lovullo provided a relatively detail-free response, Molina was far more eager to share his side of the story. After the game, Lovullo said he regret his outburst.
  • Busch wins Texas for the third time

    Busch wins Texas for the third time

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    With Kurt Busch taking over the lead and younger brother Kyle re-starting second when Harvick fell back, Kurt broke out on top and kept the lead until Lap 166 when Kyle passed him to win Stage 2 four laps later, his second stage win of the season.
  • Phillies' Jake Arrieta throws four innings in first start

    Phillies' Jake Arrieta throws four innings in first start

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    The Marlins beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Sunday, and in the process, first baseman Miguel Rojas hit the team's third home run of the season. Falling behind by one run before they even took an at-bat, the Phillies wasted little time making their presence known against a division rival, and quickly went up to a five-to-one lead after one inning, with 12 more runs coming over the next three innings.