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Speaking about the development of the game skipper Mithali Raj recalled her struggles during the 90's and stated that facilities have improved now thanks to various stakeholders coming together and taking the game forward. "The new generation of bowlers are working very hard, because training has become a very important part of their daily schedule, and hopefully we get more quality fast bowlers down the road", added Goswami, who recently became the leading wicket-taker in women's ODIs.
  • British hope into Wimbledon semi-finals

    British hope into Wimbledon semi-finals

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    Halep , who will become the new world number one if she makes the semi-finals, next faces Britain's sixth seed Johanna Konta . That's why when I think of those with the best drop shots they all tend to be modern players. But Konta stepped up when it really mattered in the tiebreak, snatched a break midway through the third set and secured a monumental victory under a roofed Centre Court .
  • Jaitley launches 'GST Rates Finder' mobile app

    Jaitley launches 'GST Rates Finder' mobile app

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    The Union government has exempted the import of aircraft, aircraft engines and its parts via leasing route from the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). These services will not be subjected to GST provided appropriate GST was paid when procured by the employer. The Government on Friday propelled an application called GST Rate Finder- - which as the name proposes is your prepared for all the tax rates that are to be exacted under the Goods and Services Tax services.
  • Ballyliffin GC to host next years Irish Open

    Ballyliffin GC to host next years Irish Open

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    Not many people would have tipped the former Walker Cup player to be the leading light from this island come the end of the tournament but it has been a week to confound predictions at every turn. Ultimately, it was all about Rahm, who produced spectacular scoring golf on the final day to continue the 22-year-old's rise as one of the sport's burgeoning talents.
  • Romelu Lukaku trains with Paul Pogba ahead of Manchester United move

    Romelu Lukaku trains with Paul Pogba ahead of Manchester United move

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    The Red Devils struggled to reach an agreement with Real Madrid for Morata and eventually turned their attention to Lukaku as an alternative. Morata is understood to have agreed personal terms with United, but the Old Trafford side have been unable to match Los Blancos' valuation of the player .
  • Wimbledon defends Mattek-Sands attention

    Wimbledon defends Mattek-Sands attention

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    Cirstea jumped over the net and gasped as her stricken opponent was sprawled on the deck. Safarova went to the court on learning of the injury sustained by her doubles partner and close friend. "I called for help, but no one was coming", Cirstea said. It was heartbreaking because she went into shock and it took a while until the medical team was there.
  • Windies win toss, elect to bat first against India

    Windies win toss, elect to bat first against India

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    A win for India will mean another series victory. Rahane, who has also surpassed Rohit Sharma's 2011 record of most runs by an Indian batsman on Carribean soil, will look to produce another fine show in the fifth ODI. What time does the live coverage of the cricket match between India and West Indies start? When will the India vs West Indies 5th ODI be played? The West Indies have recalled flamboyant opener Chris Gayle for the lone Twenty20 worldwide against India on ...
  • Venus Williams in tears at Wimbledon over deadly crash

    Venus Williams in tears at Wimbledon over deadly crash

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    She suffered a cracked sternum, broken arm, wrist, hand and fingers, while Barson's main arteries were severed and spine fractured - injuries from which he died after two weeks in intensive care. The police report says that Williams was attempting to make it through an intersection when she was T-boned by Barson's wife who was driving their vehicle.
  • Silva completes comeback as Portugal seal third spot

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    The midfielder converted a penalty after Pepe had snatched an equaliser in stoppage time to cancel out an own goal from Luis Neto . Mexicans in the semi-finals lost the German national team 1: 4, interrupting their series of 7 unbeaten games.
  • ChiSox stop Judge, Yankees after Fowler's scary moment

    ChiSox stop Judge, Yankees after Fowler's scary moment

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    This morning, the Yankees tweeted their well-wishes to the rookie outfielder. He hit the wall, appeared to get his feet stuck beneath its padding and then his right knee slammed an exposed metal utility box. Ex-Yankee outfielder Melky Cabrera might have stole a solo homer from Aaron Judge with a leaping catch atop the left field fence in the fifth. The White Sox sent out a tweet sending condolences to Fowler .
  • Konta withdraws from Eastbourne tennis semis due to injury

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    Shriver, who herself a three time semi-finalist at Wimbledon and has also won 5 doubles titles in The Championships feels that Konta might crumble under the public pressure. Pliskova, World No.3, now moves straight to the Eastbourne final, which she is set to play against the victor of the match between British Heather Watson and Danish Caroline Wozniacki , World No.6.
  • Saints place Nick Fairley on NFI list with heart condition

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    Fairley was a first-round draft selection of Detroit in 2011 and spent the first four seasons of his National Football League career with the Lions. A second doctor's opinion "was a little different", Payton said , and Fairley then saw a third doctor. Fairley sometimes struggled to meet expectations during his first five pro seasons.
  • ATP Halle: Federer storms over Zverev to lift his 9th Halle title!

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    Roger Federer didn't play his best tennis this week in Halle before the final, but he was simply wonderful against Alexander Zverev , beating the young German 6-1 6-3 in just 52 minutes for his 9th crown in Halle ! France's Richard Gasquet is also through after a 6-1 3-6 6-1 victory over Robin Haase .
  • AP analysis: Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering

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    The study is based on a formula that compares the statewide average share of each major party's vote in the districts with the statewide percentage of seats it wins. Yet Republicans won 57 percent of the House seats, claiming 63 seats to the Democrats' 47. The country's biggest advantage at an estimated 3.7 excess U.S.
  • Spanish prosecutor agrees to swap Messi's jail term for $569800

    Spanish prosecutor agrees to swap Messi's jail term for $569800

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    The five-time Ballon d'Or victor told FC Barcelona that week that he wanted to leave and, according to Mundo Deportivo , he even specified that he wanted to head to Man City . Messi's case was one of the first high-profile investigations by Spanish authorities into top football players' tax affairs. In the last two weeks, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo and former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho have been accused by a Madrid-based state prosecutor of having defrauded Spain's Tax ...
  • Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

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    Panarin will now join a team in Columbus that appears to be on the cusp of something special while Saad rejoins his old team in Chicago. "The chemistry is there right away", Bowman said of Saad's return. But the departure of Hjalmarsson and Panarin creates two more holes that need to be filled. Panarin flourished while skating on Patrick Kane's line during his two seasons with the Blackhawks, racking up a highly impressive 151 points (61 goals, 90 assists) in 162 contests.
  • Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

    Federer beats defending champ Mayer to earn Halle semifinal

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    Federer feels Murray is now paying the price for the tough schedule he embarked on at the end of 2016 which saw him usurp Novak Djokovic at the top of the world rankings. Yeah, he's interesting, he plays a bit different from the regular forehand technique we see. "I don't know him that well yet so it's a match where I'll most likely focus on my own game", Federer said of facing the Russian in the semifinals.
  • Confederations Cup: Australia v Germany preview

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    The match in Sochi will be the sixth time that the two nations have faced one another, but while Germany won the first three, Australia have recorded a win and a draw in the last two contests. It was not to last. Massimo Luongo then coughed up a penalty with a clumsy tackle from behind brought Goretzka down inside the box and Draxler stepped up and converted, sending Ryan the wrong way.
  • Henderson cools off but still holds the lead

    Henderson cools off but still holds the lead

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    But the new world No.1 has had a slow start in MI, carding back-to-back rounds of two-under 69 to share 30th place with 11 others. "My greens in regulation were a lot better than the last couple of years, which means I have a lot of chances to make a birdie, not par".
  • New Zealand try new black magic to end US America's Cup spell

    New Zealand try new black magic to end US America's Cup spell

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    New Zealand helmsman Peter Burling , 26, won both races against defending US champion Jimmy Spithill in an upset as the Kiwi team made a strong start in the first day of the first to seven competition. The defenders appear to be in serious trouble as they suffered two more heavy defeats to the Kiwis to fall behind 3-0 in the first-to-seven series.
  • Zidane Can Stay at Real Madrid for Life, Says Perez

    Zidane Can Stay at Real Madrid for Life, Says Perez

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    Fresh from winning the UEFA Champions League on Saturday night with Real Madrid , Bale's future is apparently up in the air in Spain after a frustrating season for the winger. Both Manchester clubs endured disappointing seasons, and United's sixth-place Premier League finish should not be easily glossed over by their triumph in the Europa League, which at least gave them a place in next season's Champions League .
  • Russia 2 New Zealand 0: Hosts make confident start to Confederations Cup

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    New Zealand's Michael Boxall got a touch on the ball and was credited with an own goal. Portugal and Mexico are other teams in Group A and will face-off on Sunday, June 18. Ronaldo will be able to focus his fans' minds on playing after widespread suggestions this week he wants to leave Real Madrid and Spain, where his tax affairs are under investigation.
  • Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

    Jury questions posed during Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

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    We are sprouting up. Cosby's wife of 53 years, Camille, slammed prosecutors for bringing the case to court, calling District Attorney Kevin Steele "heinously and exploitively ambitious" in a statement released after court adjourned. As news reporters streamed out of the room, several other Cosby accusers, some in tears, waited in line to hug Constand, who smiled broadly and maintained her composure.
  • Rishav Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for West Indies tour of India

    Rishav Pant, Kuldeep Yadav picked for West Indies tour of India

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    The decision in this regard is likely to come on Friday after Cricket Advisory Committee - consisting of Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman -is likely to meet captain Virat Kohli . The rest of the team remained unchanged, including the administrative staff, though there has been no clarification as to who would be the head coach of the Indian team.
  • Clippers will announce plans for new arena Thursday

    Clippers will announce plans for new arena Thursday

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    The Clippers moved into Staples Center in 1999 and have been sharing it with the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League since. While Kroenke and the Rams aren't directly involved in the Clippers' plans, the addition of 41 regular-season National Basketball Association games as well as other events the arena would attract every year would come as welcome news to Kroenke, as he plans to open restaurants, stores and a hotel on his site.
  • West Ham United's 2017/18 schedule released

    West Ham United's 2017/18 schedule released

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    Of the other standout fixtures for Antonio Conte's side, Chelsea play Arsenal on September 16, host City on September 30 before United visit Stamford Bridge on November 4. Huddersfield Town's first Premier League match will take place at Crystal Palace . - Arsenal lost to West Ham and Liverpool in their last two opening-day games, but have not lost three in a row since 1960.