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Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Thursday (December 13) that comprise the Men’s Hockey World Cup quarterfinal match between India and Netherlands.

Macron caught between protests, Strasbourg attack

Striving to show he’s responding to “yellow vest” protesters’ demands for tax relief, the French leader maintained his planned agenda Wednesday: He held his weekly Cabinet meeting and talks with big public and private companies, notably to encourage them to give a tax-free, year-end bonus to their employees.

Pro Kabaddi: Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Haryana Steelers 47-37

K Prapanjan and Parvesh Bhainswal shone bright to help Gujarat Fortunegiants continue their fine form, registering a comfortable 47-37 win against Haryana Steelers in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 fixture on Wednesday.

Laxman’s 281 in Eden Test saved my career: Ganguly

Stylish batsman VVS Laxman’s epic 281 may be part of the cricketing folklore but former India skipper Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the knock actually ‘saved his career’.

CIA still investigating killing of Khashoggi: Mike Pompeo

Pompeo repeated his assertion that there was no direct evidence linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the Oct. 2 murder of Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, despite a CIA assessment it was likely he ordered the killing.

Hockey WC: Australia beat France 3-0 to progress to semi-finals

Two-time defending champions Australia are well on course to create a rare history as they defeated France 3-0 to progress to the semi-finals of the Men’s Hockey World Cup on Wednesday.

Abhishek, Ash, Aaradhya’s cute family photo

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and husband Abhishek Bachchan came together for the perfect family photo, along with daughter Aaradhya as they got ready to attend Isha Ambani and Anand Piramal’s grand wedding ceremony.

Manika becomes first Indian to win Breakthrough Star award

Golden girl Manika Batra became the first ever Indian Table Tennis player to be decorated with the ‘Breakthrough Table Tennis Star’ award at the prestigious ITTF Star Awards, in Incheon on Wednesday.

ICC boss ‘confident’ of corruption-free World Cup

The head of cricket’s world body said on Wednesday he is confident of a corruption-free 2019 World Cup as the sport works overtime to disrupt criminals who attempt to fix matches.

World Cup: Harendra stresses on ‘intensity’ in ‘equal’ Dutch contest

The mercury is dipping in the Odisha capital but temperature around the Kalinga Stadium is rising as the time of India’s World Cup quarterfinal against Netherlands gets closer.