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khel ratna: Feeling good to be finally conferred with Khel Ratna: Neeraj Chopra | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra on Saturday said he was feeling better after being finally awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna and would continue to do better. Neeraj Chopra, wrestler Ravi Kumar, para shooter Abani Lekhara, Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri and Indian women’s cricket star Mitali Raj were among …

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Wrist and reward as Australia look to Zampa in T20 World Cup final | Cricket News – Times of India

Dubai: Known as a whiskey fan and a vegetarian, Adam Jampa will be the focus of his leg-spin box tactics as Australia take on New Zealand in Sunday’s T20 World Cup final. Australia, who have won the 50-over World Cup a record five times, have never reached the final in the shortest format of the …

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Martin on pole with Rossi 10th in qualifying at Valencia GP | Racing News – Times of India

Spanish rookie Jorge Martin snatched the pole from Ducati’s Francesco Bagnania as seven-time MotoGP world champion Valentino Rossi finished 10th in his final race at the Valencia Grand Prix season on Saturday. Ducati’s Australian Jack Miller will start third in the grid and Spain’s outgoing world champion Joan Mir will finish fourth. Yamaha’s Fabio Quarterro, …

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T20 World Cup Final: ‘Underdog’ tag is not something we control, we focus on our cricket, says Williamson | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: New Zealand captain Ken Williamson on Saturday said his team’s continued viewing as an “underdog” was not something they could control and that the Kiwis only wanted to focus on their cricket. Australia and New Zealand will meet in the final of the T20 World Cup on Sunday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. …

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Playing for 19 years primary reason behind my Khel Ratna Award: Sunil Chhetri | More sports News – Times of India

New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri on Saturday said that the primary reason for playing for 19 years is that he has been selected for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award. Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra, wrestler Ravi Kumar, para shooter Abani Lekhara, Indian football team captain Chhetri and Indian women’s cricket star …

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Pakistani players were completely devastated after semifinal loss: Matthew Hayden | Cricket News – Times of India

LAHORE: The Pakistani players were “completely devastated” after losing by five wickets to Australia in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup but the dressing room was different in their opening match against arch-rivals India, said batting consultant Matthew Hayden. Pakistan went to the semifinals with an all-time winning record but suffered a heartbreaking loss …

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India honours its sporting best at dazzling National awards ceremony | More sports News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, veteran women’s cricketer Mitali Raj and history-making Paralympic stars have unveiled an unprecedented 12 athletes in India’s highest sports honor – Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna – by President Ram Nath on Saturday. In a glittering ceremony held at the Durbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan here, …

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Fearless, aggressive batting will be crucial in final against New Zealand, says Langer | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Australia coach Justin Langer believes aggressive and fearless batting will play a key role in the World Twenty20 final against New Zealand. Australia and New Zealand will meet in the World Cup final on Sunday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. stuff.co.nz quoted Langer as saying, “I mean, that’s what you call fearless cricket …

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Australia’s Aaron Finch cannot wait for ‘great’ contest against New Zealand | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Australia captain Aaron Finch predicted a “great rivalry” against New Zealand in Sunday’s final as trans-Tasman rivals fight to win their first Twenty20 World Cup title. Finch said his team must focus on the whole match because he expects Williamson’s men to fight to the end in Dubai. “Whenever you play New Zealand, you …

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Mahela Jayawardena, Shaun Pollock, Janette Brittin to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Sri Lanka’s Great Mahela Jayawardene, former South African all-rounder Shaun Pollock and former England batsman Janet Britten will be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame before the start of the T20 World Cup final here on Sunday. The three cricketers will be officially inducted into the ICC Hall of Famer by Sir Clive …

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