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‘Belarus not afraid of sanctions after its Paralympian’s flag act at Rio’

Minsk, Sep 9 Belarus is not afraid of sanctions, which could follow after a member of its team carried the Russian national flag alongside his countrys at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil, presidential spokesperson Natalia Eismont has said.

West Indies batting star Bravo offered Grade C contract report

Port of Spain, Nov 6 The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has refused to confirm whether star batsman Darren Bravo was offered a lower level Grade C central contract for the upcoming year.

DSK Shivajians face Gangtok Himalayan FC in Durand Cup

New Delhi, Aug 30 DSK Shivajians Football Club will be aiming for back-to-back victories when they come up against Gangtok Himalayan SC in their second match in the Durand Cup football tournament at the Ambedkar Stadium here on Wednesday.

Punjab Warriors release Dwyer retain Knowles Sunil

New Delhi Aug 11 Hockey India League (HIL) franchise Jaypee Punjab Warriors on Tuesday retained the services of talismanic Australian captain Mark Knowles and Indian star striker S.V. Sunil for the next two editions but released five-time world player of the year Jamie Dwyer and Sandeep Singh.

Carrying British flag proudest moment of my career Murray

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 5 Tennis ace Andy Murray, who is all set to carry the flag ahead of the British contingent at the Rio Games opening ceremony on Friday, termed it as the proudest moment of his career.

Kumble, Amre, Rajput make presentations to BCCI panel for coaching job

Kolkata, June 21 The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)'s advisory committee comprising former star batsmen Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman on Tuesday afternoon interviewed the likes of Pravin Ambre, Lalchand Rajput and Anil Kumble who are in the fray to be the national team's head coach.

Palmeiras seek deal for Colombian striker

Rio de Janeiro, Feb 7 Corinthians are in talks to sign Colombian international forward Miguel Borja, according to the player's agent.

Norway football team coach quits over disappointing results

Oslo, Nov 16 Norway's football team chief coach Per-Mathias Hogmo announced his resignation on Wednesday after three years in charge amid disappointing results of the side, which holds the penultimate position in Group C of the UEFA qualifications for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Golfer Lahiri surges to tied fourth at PGA Championship

Haven (Wisconsin) Aug 15 Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri scored a stupendous five-under 67 to jump 11 places to tied fourth after the completion of the second round of the $10000000 97th Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Championship here on Saturday.

Belarusian paralympian’s accreditation cancelled for carrying Russian flag

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 8 The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revoked the accreditation of a Belarusian athlete for carrying Russia's flag during the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Games as a gesture of solidarity with the country banned from the Games.

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