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Youth Olympics: Bhaker wins silver, men’s hockey team in semis

Young shooting sensation Manu Bhaker became the second Indian after judoka Tababi Devi to win two medals at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) after winning a silver while the men’s hockey team moved to the semi-finals with a 4-2 win over Poland here on Friday.

Forex reserves down by $915.8 million to $399.609 billion

Federer fires to join Djokovic in Shanghai semis

Roger Federer blazed into the Shanghai Masters semi-finals with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) victory over Kei Nishikori as the Swiss great’s title defence belatedly caught fire on Friday.

India vs West Indies: Chase understands how to play spin, says Law

Roston Chase’s experience of handling spinners back home was crucial in the West Indies’ fightback on the first day of the second Test against India, said head coach Stuart Law.

Sebi does away with security deposits

Selfie with Virat Kohli: Case filed against fan

A case was filed on Friday against a man belonging to Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh for allegedly breaching security cordon at the Uppal Stadium where the second cricket Test match between India and West Indies is being played.

Russia vows to defend believers in Ukraine church dispute

NCA rehab under scanner as Shardul all but ruled out of 2nd Test

The National Cricket Academy’s rehabilitation programme once again came under scanner after Shardul Thakur’s Test debut against West Indies lasted a mere 10 deliveries due to recurrence of a groin strain sustained during the Asia Cup in Dubai.

Turkey frees US pastor Andrew Brunson after two years detention

The court in the western town of Aliaga convicted Andrew Brunson on terror-related charges and sentenced him to three years, one month and 15 days in jail, an AFP correspondent said. However, he was freed taking into account time served and his good conduct in the trial, with the court lifting his house arrest and overseas travel ban, the correspondent added.

Spin test ideal for Bangladesh tour, says Windies coach

West Indies coach Stuart Law Friday said his batsmen being tested against quality Indian spinners is ideal preparation for their upcoming tour of Bangladesh.