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Green becomes Asia's top golfer

Sentosa (Singapore), Dec 11 (IANS) Gavin Green made history by becoming the first Malaysian to win the Asian Tour Order of Merit after an intense 12-month battle with several of the regions best golfers. Green's accomplishment is a watershed moment in Malaysia's golfing history as no player from the country has ever come close to laying claim to being Asia's top golfer. With his ...

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Delhi, Bengal, Vidarbha join Karnataka in Ranji Trophy semis

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Delhi, Bengal and Vidarbha on Monday joined Karnataka as the three other teams to enter the semi-finals of the 2017 Ranji Trophy, Indian domestic cricket's premier championship. While Delhi thrashed Madhya Pradesh by seven wickets to reach the last four, Bengal rode on their first innings lead over defending champions Gujarat in the drawn quarter-final tie. Vidar...

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Champions League: Real Madrid to face PSG in round of 16

Nyon (Switzerland), Dec 11 (IANS) Two-time defending champion Real Madrid will face French football giants Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16 of the Champions League, UEFA announced here on Monday. In another exciting contest, English Premier League (EPL) defending champions Chelsea will clash with Spanish giants F.C. Barcelona. Juventus, who finished runners-up in the Champ...

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Sushil to make PWL debut

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will make his Pro Wrestling League (PWL) debut in the 74 kilogram weight category when the third season of the star studded tournament begins next month. I am extremely gratified with my debut in the PWL. Globally, the PWL has emerged as top most calendar event for wrestling champions. The interest, prize money, television re...

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Golf: McLeod Russel Tour Championship to start on December 21

Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) : The McLeod Russel Tour Championship 2017, the PGTIs year-ending championship will kick off at the Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) here from December 21 sans defending champion Thailand's Pariya Junhasavasdikul, who has now become a pilot. Pariya became the first foreign golfer to win the Championship last year driving home the overnight two-shot advantage with an...

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Indian working women as ambitious as men: Survey

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) A whopping 87 per cent of Indian working women are seeking advancement in their careers, finds a survey challenging the commonly held view that women are not as ambitious as men. However, only 60 per cent of women agreed that their company promoting diversity, while just 29 per cent reported having benefited from the programme, revealed the survey led by global mana...

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Here's what people want technology to do in 2018 and beyond

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) If you want a robot to earn an income for you in the future so that you can spend the winters holidaying in sun-soaked beaches and the summers in a cool hill station, you are not alone. Nearly half of the people in the world have similar expectations, according to a new survey. While 32 per cent working people do not think they need a job to develop a meaningful ...

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Manchester City won because they were better: Guardiola

Manchester, Dec 11 (IANS) Manchester City head coach Pep Guardiola hit back at Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's penalty claims saying they won the derby clash 2-1 because they were the better side. City moved 11 points clear before Christmas after the win at Old Trafford. They look strong favourites now to win the crown. Mourinho claimed United should have been awarded a...

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I have been an athlete since childhood: Urvashi

Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela says fitness is very important for her to achieve goals in life. She also says that she has been an athlete since childhood and she loves running. Physical fitness is extremely important to me. Only if you are fit will you be able to achieve whatever you want to achieve in life, you will be able to pursue your dreams, your ambition, you goals...

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Ajax reduce gap with PSV after win in Dutch league

Amsterdam, Dec 11 (IANS) Ajax handed Dutch league leaders PSV their second defeat of the season, beating their title rivals 3-0 here. With the closed roof in the Amsterdam Arena on Sunday, heavy snowfall in the Netherlands was not an issue on the pitch, but fans suffered from delays in public transport, speed limitations and several accidents on the roads, reports Xinhua news agency.

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2nd International Junior Squash Championship starts on Monday

Greater Noida, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian multinational IT services company HCL announced on Monday the start of the second edition of the Rs 549,000 International Junior Squash Championship -- a Silver event under the Asian Squash Federation (ASF). The event will see action-packed matches between December 11 to 15 at the Shiv Nadar University campus here. The Championship will follow...

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Atletico Madrid knocks off Real Betis

Seville (Spain), Dec 11 (IANS) Atletico Madrid continued to put pressure on La Liga leader Barcelona with a 1-0 away win over Real Betis in the 15th round of the Spanish league. Saul Niguez scored the winner for Atletico 29 minutes into the match to secure the team's third straight win on Sunday, reports Efe. With the win, Atletico is in 3rd place, with 33 points, two points ahe...

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Top firms not hiring women as cyber security officers: Report

San Francisco, Dec 11 (IANS) When it comes to jobs in the growing cyber security industry, there is a huge gender crisis, with men holding 87 per cent of the chief information security officer (CISO) roles at Fortune 500 companies, a new report revealed on Monday. According to the global market research firm Forrester, the CISO role is dominated by men and Fortune 20 companies fare a bit...

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Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

Caracas, Dec 11 (IANS) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the country's main opposition parties were banned from taking part in next year's presidential election, the media reported. He said only parties which took part in Sunday's mayoral polls would be able to contest the presidency. The other parties, Voluntad Popular and Primero Justicia have disappeared from the V...

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Napoli fail to lead Serie A table after draw against Fiorentina

Naples (Italy), Dec 10 (IANS) Napoli on Sunday failed to top the Serie A table after a 0-0 home draw against Fiorentina in the 16th round of the Italian League. After this tie, Napoli with 39 points is in second position in the table, just one point behind Serie A leader Inter Milan, reports Efe. Fiorentina is seventh with 22 points. Inter Milan on Saturday snatched a si...

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HWL Final: Australia beat Argentina to clinch title

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) Drag-flicker Blake Govers struck two minutes from time as defending champions Australia edged past Argentina 2-1 to win the title in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. Govers struck to the left of Argentine goalkeeper Juan Vivaldi in the 58th minute after Australia saw Jeremy Hayward's penalty corner conversion in the 17t...

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Karnataka, Bengal dominate inter-school TT

Vijayawada, Dec 10 (IANS) Karnataka and Bengal pocketed one gold, one silver and two bronze medals each to dominate the Inter-School Table Tennis National Championships 2017 here on Sunday. Tamil Nadu also won a gold and a bronze to end their campaign on a high note while Rajasthan pulled off a sensational victory to clinch the last gold medal on offer. Chinmaya Somaiya of Mayur ...

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HWL Final: India overcome depleted Germany to pocket bronze

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) India toiled hard for a 2-1 win over a depleted but resilient German side in the bronze medal playoff of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. S.V. Sunil (20th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (54th, penalty corner) scored for the hosts who earned their second consecutive bronze medal in the HWL Final. Appel Mark, a go...

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HWL Final: India overcome depleted Germany to pocket bronze

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) India toiled hard for a 2-1 win over a depleted but resilient German side in the bronze-medal playoff of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. S.V. Sunil (20th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (54th, penalty corner) scored for the hosts who earned their second consecutive bronze medal in the HWL Final. Appel Mark, a go...

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HWL Final: India overcome depleted Germany to pocket bronze

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) India toiled hard for a 2-1 win over a depleted but resilient German side in the bronze-medal playoff of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. S.V. Sunil (20th minute) and Harmanpreet Singh (54th, penalty corner) scored for the hosts who earned their second consecutive bronze medal in the HWL Final. Appel Mark, a go...

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