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January 1, 2016

15 points game will make PBL more intense: Kashyap

Mumbai, Jan 1: India's experienced shuttler Parupalli Kashyap believes the introduction of a 15-point game in Premier Badminton League (PBL) will make the tournament more intense and good to watch for the fans. In order to make it more action packed and enchanting for fans, each match will take in consideration the best of three games and each game will be played for 15 points and a sudden death at 14 all. In another rule modification, there will be five matches in a tie and every team will have the option of…

Coach Wenger says Arsenal can break 12-year EPL jinx

London, Jan 1: Arsenal FC head coach Arsene Wenger is confident his players have the right mentality to win the English Premier League (EPL) title. Wenger has guided his team through a topsy-turvy campaign to sit top of the EPL at the turn of the new year and believes they have what it takes to claim a first league crown in 12 years. The last time the Gunners won the league was their incredible unbeaten season in 2004, a feat the French tactician was quick to remind his doubters of. "We are hungry -- our hunger…

Tennis: Lopez starts 2016 with a win over Anderson

Abu Dhabi, Jan 1: Spain's Feliciano Lopez beat South Africa's Kevin Anderson 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-2) in the game determining the fifth and sixth places in the Abu Dhabi tennis exhibition tournament here on Friday.Lopez played the match after Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew from the tournament due to injury following his loss against Spain's David Ferrer, reports Efe. Ferrer and countryman Rafael Nadal will be playing against each other in the semi-finals, while the other match of the same round will take…

BCCI reveals actual salaries of retained IPL players

New Delhi, Jan 1: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) revealed the actual salaries of retained Indian Premier League (IPL) players on Friday ahead of the ninth season of the lucrative T20 tournament.Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli is the highest paid player with an actual salary of Rs.15 crore ahead of Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Team Pune) and Shikhar Dhawan (Sun Risers Hyderabad) who earn Rs.12.5 crore each. Dhoni and Suresh Raina were the first picks by newly-formed franchises Team Pune and…

Jaitley shouldn’t get scared of DDCA probe: Kejriwal

New Delhi, Jan 1: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asserted that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley shouldn't be scared of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) probe if he is innocent."DDCA is a private company. Jaitley-ji was the president of DDCA for 14-15 years. There are charges of corruption against the association, there is also evidence against it," said Kejriwal during an interview to CNN IBN. "DDCA made payments to many fake companies based on fake bills. Contracts were…
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