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Spectator gored to death at Jallikattu venue in TN Spectator gored to death at Jallikattu venue in TN



Chennai,  A youth who had come to see 'Jallikattu', the traditional bull taming sport, was gored to death in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district, said police.

Kalimuthu, hailing from Dindigul district, suffered serious injuries when a bull attacked him while he was near the bull collection point by the animal owners, while around 25 others were injured in the event at Palamedu in Madurai, around 500 km from here.

India trail by 48 runs at Lunch on Day 3 India trail by 48 runs at Lunch on Day 3


Centurion, India skipper Virat Kohli (141) remained unbeaten as India scored 287/8, trailing by 48 runs at lunch on the third day of the second Test match against South Africa here on Monday.

Kohli who cracked his 21st Test ton, forged a crucial 71-run partnership for the seventh wicket with Ravichandran Ashwin (38) to stabilise the innings.

Female swimmer bitten by sea lion  Female swimmer bitten by sea lion



San Francisco,  A woman was bitten by a sea lion when she was swimming in the waters at San Francisco's Aquatic Park in the fourth similar attack in about one month, the San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) said.

The SFFD said the woman on Thursday suffered a knee injury and a retired paramedic who was also swimming in the same area helped the victim back to shore where she received first-aid care, Xinhua news agency reported.

Korean martial art 'hapkido' takes baby steps in India Korean martial art 'hapkido' takes baby steps in India


New Delhi, As a martial art, it is not as well-known as its more famous counterparts like kung fu, karate and judo, yet the Korean hapkido is slowly but surely catching on in India -- with the fifth edition of a national-level championship having concluded last week.

And the man working to popularise this sport in India -- considered the birthplace of martial arts -- is Hapkido Association of India founder Tarsem Sharma.

Harmanpreet extends stint with Sydney Thunder Harmanpreet extends stint with Sydney Thunder




Sydney,Indian women's team all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur on Friday extended her association with Sydney Thunder in the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) by another two seasons.

Harmanpreet, the India T20I captain, was re-signed by the franchise on Friday, the final day of the tournament's contracting period for the third edition, which starts from December 9, according to a report by espncricinfo.

Saina, Prannoy bow out of China open Saina, Prannoy bow out of China open



China Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and H.S. Prannoy bowed out of the World Superseries Premier going down to their respective opponents here on Thursday.

In a match which lasted 37 minutes, Japan's Akane Yamaguchi defeated Saina in straight games 21-18, 21-11 to advance in the women's singles category while Lee Cheuk Yiu overpowered Prannoy 21-19, 21-17 in 42 minutes in the men's singles category.

Heena wins gold at Commonwealth shooting meet Heena wins gold at Commonwealth shooting meet



Brisbane, Heena Sidhu won her second international gold in two weeks, clinching the women's 10 metre Air Pistol event at the ongoing Commonwealth Shooting Championship here on Tuesday.

Yuvraj named in domestic violence complaint, lawyer denies any case registered Yuvraj named in domestic violence complaint, lawyer denies any case registered


Chandigarh, Veteran cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been named in a complaint of domestic violence filed by his sister-in-law Akanksha Sharma but his family lawyer said that no case has been registered against the player.

Preity Zinta confirmed as owner of franchise in S. Africa T20 league Preity Zinta confirmed as owner of franchise in S. Africa T20 league



Cape Town, Bollywood actress Preity Zinta was on Friday confirmed as the owner of the Stellenbosch franchise in South Africa's T20 Global League cricket tournament.

The 42-year-old already co-owns Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chandigarh-based Kings XI Punjab.

"I am extremely proud to announce and warmly welcome Preity Zinta to South Africa and the T20 Global League family," Cricket South Africa Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said in a release.

Harmanpreet, Pujara, Thangavelu in Arjuna Awards list Harmanpreet, Pujara, Thangavelu in Arjuna Awards list


New Delhi, Cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur and Cheteshwar Pujara along with Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu were among 17 sportspersons selected for the prestigious Arjuna Awards this year.

Former India hockey team captain Sardar Singh and Paralympian Devendra Jhajharia have been shortlisted for the

Underweight female athletes at more risk of injuries Underweight female athletes at more risk of injuries



New York, While carrying less weight may make athletes run faster, it may also put them at a higher risk for injuries, especially in females, a study has claimed.

The new study found that female runners who have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 19 are at a higher risk of 

NADA bans top Indian athlete NADA bans top Indian athlete



New Delhi, A top Indian athlete was handed a provisional suspension by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) on Wednesday after testing positive for banned performance enhancing substance meldonium.

Talking to a news channel, a top NADA official refused to disclose the athlete's name.

Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy Pandey ruled out of IPL, Karthik replaces him in ICC Champions Trophy



New Delhi India and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) middle-order batsman Manish Pandey was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the ICC Champions Trophy starting June 1.

Seasoned wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik was called as a replacement for the injured Pandey.

"The All-India Senior Selection Committee have named middle-order batsman and wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for Manish Pandey, who sustained a left side strain during a practice session, in the India team for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy," the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said in a statement.

IPL-10: It's been a little bogey playing away, says Warner IPL-10: It's been a little bogey playing away, says Warner



New Delhi, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper David Warner termed playing away from the home seems to be a little bogey for them referring to their only fourth away loss in the Indian Premier League (IPL), this time against Delhi Daredevils by six wickets at the Ferozeshah Kotla Ground here.

On Tuesday, Sunrisers failed to defend their mammoth 185/3 against a collective effort from the young Delhi boys, who ensured their team stayed alive in the race to the play-offs.

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