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5 WWE dream matches that never happened...
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Each generation produces an iconic superstar who is loved and adored by all.

Fans often desire superstars, from different generations, to lock horns and help them establish the GOAT.

We all have imagined a match between Ali and Tyson, Rod Laver and Roger Federer, or Carlsen against Fischer.

Here
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 13:12 UTC
Saving a life more important than a gold medal: Phelps...
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Renowned Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has opened up again about his ongoing battle with depression, hoping he can help others who struggle with the disease.

"I'd like to make a difference, I'd like to be able to save a life if I can," Phelps said yesterday in an interview with CNN.

"For me,
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 13:07 UTC
#ThisDayThatYear: Virat Kohli made his debut in 2008...
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On August 18, 10 years back, Indian cricket team skipper, Virat Kohli made his international debut against Lankans in Sri Lanka.

A nervous 19-year-old Kohli didn't get off to a great start in his first ODI match and got out for 12.

Before his senior debut, he had led the U-19 side to the World
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 13:02 UTC
England vs India: Pant likely to feature in third Test...
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Virat Kohli-led India might play Rishabh Pant in the third Test against England, at Nottingham, starting today.

Several pundits wanted Kohli to give the youngster Pant a spot in Playing XI, as Dinesh Karthik didn't contribute much with the bat in the first two Tests.

But now reports claim that an
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 12:59 UTC
Cincinnati Masters: Federer, Novak reach semis...
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Vintage Roger Federer showed his class as he won his second game of the to book a berth in the semis at the ongoing Cincinnati Masters. The Swiss maestro was joined by 2018 Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic. Federer prevailed over Stan Wawrinka after having earlier beaten Leo Mayer on the same day.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 12:55 UTC
#IndiaInEngland: A look at debutant Rishabh Pant's journey...
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Rishabh Pant was handed his maiden Test cap by Indian skipper Virat Kohli ahead of the 3rd Test against England at Nottingham on Saturday. He becomes the 291st Indian to represent his nation in the longest format of the game. He replaced Dinesh Karthik in the line-up. Here we look at his journey.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 12:53 UTC
#IndiaInEngland: Why are Indian cricketers wearing black armbands?...
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The third Test match between England and India is underway at Nottingham with the visitors being put to bat first. The Indian cricketers were seen donning black armbands. They are paying respect to the recently deceased Ajit Wadekar and former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 12:49 UTC
Cristiano Ronaldo to make his Juventus debut tonight...
The stage is set for Cristiano Ronaldo to make his debut for Juventus after a staggering 99.2m move from Real Madrid earlier in the summer. The legendary 33-year-old footballer is set to lead the line against Serie A side Chievo in an away encounter. The match starts at 9:30 PM IST.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-18 12:47 UTC
ESPN Will Not Broadcast National Anthem During 'Monday Night Football'...
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As controversy swirls around what has become a polarizing aspect of NFL games, ESPN says it will not air the national anthem before Monday Night Football games this season on the network. "We gener...
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-17 22:06 UTC
WhatsApp now available on JioPhone: Here's how to download...
In its 41st AGM, Reliance had promised that JioPhone users would get access to WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, and Maps by Aug 15. Jio has lived up to its promise. However, WhatsApp is being rolled out in phases, and not every user will get it on day 1. But, if you do, here's how you can download it.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:16 UTC
Records held by India at Nottingham in Test matches...
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India are up against England in 3rd Test at Nottingham, starting Saturday. England are 2-0 up and a win would seal the series against a struggling Indian batting. India will look to draw inspiration from their performance, here, in 2014. We take a look at Test records held by India at Nottingham.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:12 UTC
5 iconic Stone Cold Steve Austin moments of all time...
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Stone Cold, probably the most influential WWE superstar ever, is responsible for the global popularity of the WWE. Considered among the very best, he has carved out a unique place for himself in the history of professional wrestling. Responsible for some of WWE's best moments, here are his 5 best.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 13:08 UTC
When Vajpayee took flock of sheep to Chinese-embassy to protest...
Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the legend among men, passed away on Thursday evening. Much has been written, said and covered about his statesmanship, his achievements, his poems and the legend in general. Along with all these, Atal Ji also knew how to make a noticeable protest. China was left red-faced.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 12:07 UTC
Junior Track Cycling World Championships: Indian Esow Alban wins sliver...
Esow Alban has won silver at the World Junior Track Cycling World Championships. He is the first Indian to do so., winning the medal in the men's Keirin event in Switzerland. 0.017 seconds made the difference between Alban and the champion, Jakub Stastny from the Czech Republic. Here's more details.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-17 12:03 UTC
PT Usha reveals why she missed out on bronze...
India's track superstar PT Usha recalls that during the Los Angeles Olympics of 1984, where she missed a medal by one-hundredth of a second, she was forced to eat just rice porridge with the pickle.

That food without any nutrition supplement had cost her the bronze, she claims.

Usha regrets that
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 13:42 UTC
China to send negotiator to US for trade-talks this month...
China will send a top negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, Chinese Commerce Ministry said today. Vice Commerce Minister Wang Shouwen will meet with a senior US Treasury official, David Malpass, at the invitation of the United States, the Ministry said.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 12:56 UTC
Ajit Wadekar is no more: Facts about the former skipper...
Former Indian cricket skipper Ajit Wadekar passed away at the age of 77. He was suffering from a prolonged illness and was declared brought dead by the hospital. As per reports, his last rites will be performed on Friday. One of the best skippers ever, Wadekar leaves behind a rich legacy.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 12:50 UTC
Pakistan telecom authority has threatened to ban Twitter. Here's why...
Twitter has been warned by Pakistan's telecom authority that it could be banned in the country for not complying with its directive to block objectionable content. There have been many instances in the past also when social media were banned in Pakistan. Facebook has been banned twice in Pakistan.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 10:56 UTC
Squad analysis Serie A 2018-19: Juventus...
Juventus will be eyeing an eight successive Scudetto when they start their 2018-19 campaign. Massimilano Allegri's side completed the most dazzling signing of the summer transfer window after getting in Cristiano Ronaldo. The Turin club have a solid squad to challenge rivals and go all guns blazing.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-16 10:50 UTC
Pakistan's humanitarian gesture: 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, released...
Pakistan yesterday released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 fishermen, from jail as a goodwill gesture ahead of the country's Independence Day today. The release of the prisoners is in line with Pakistan's consistent policy of not politicizing humanitarian issues, Foreign Office Spokesperson said.
By ratnakarshukla4696 on 2018-08-14 10:46 UTC
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