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Roger Federer: 20-time Grand Slam champion retires after Laver Cup loss.

Roger Federer: 20-time Grand Slam champion retires after Laver Cup loss.
A tearful Roger Federer waved goodbye to professional tennis after teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old received a long ovation after walking off court for the final time as he retired as a professional. The Swiss, …
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ICC announces changes to Playing Conditions.

ICC announces changes to Playing Conditions.
A host of changes have been announced by the International Cricket Council to the Playing Conditions, which will come into effect on October 1 2022. The Men’s Cricket Committee led by former India captain Sourav Ganguly recommended changes to the Playing Conditions in MCC’s…
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UFC legend Jose Aldo announces retirement from MMA.

UFC legend Jose Aldo announces retirement from MMA.
Lightweight legend Jose Aldo has retired from the UFC and the sport of MMA after an 18-year career, the UFC confirmed on social media. Aldo negotiated an early release from his UFC contract, meaning his his last fight came as a loss to Merab Dvalishvili last month. The star w…
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US Open 2022 Concludes.

US Open 2022 Concludes.
In the men’s category, Spanish player C. Alcaraz Garcia has lifted his first Grand Slam trophy after defeating C. Ruud, to become the youngest player to reach world No. 1 at just 19 years old. The event was held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York. In the women’s categor…
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Robin Uthappa announces his retirement from all formats of Cricket.

Robin Uthappa announces his retirement from all formats of Cricket.
Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa announced his retirement today at the age of 36 through a social media post. The Karnataka-born right-handed batsman was a part of India’s T20 World Cup winning squad in 2007. Although he does not have many accolades in the Blue jersey, he mad…
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Virat Kohli continues to rule social media with 50 million Twitter Followers.

Virat Kohli continues to rule social media with 50 million Twitter Followers.
Virat Kohli has now become the first cricketer who have notched up 50 million followers on Twitter. Team India’s star cricketer and former skipper Virat Kohli has now achieved another big feat, but this time it is on the social media. Virat Kohli has popularity in all the p…
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Former international umpire Asad Rauf dies.

Former international umpire Asad Rauf dies.
Former international umpire Asad Rauf has passed away after a cardiac arrest on Wednesday, September 15, in Pakistan. Rauf was 66 years old and passed away in Lahore. He was a former member of the Elite Panel of ICC Umpires between 2006 and 2013.  Rauf became a first-class um…
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Roger Federer announces his retirement from competitive tennis.

Roger Federer announces his retirement from competitive tennis.
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has announced he's retiring from competition, saying that at age 41, his body is telling him the time has come.  His final ATP event will come next week, at the Laver Cup in London. Federer has won 20 Grand Slam singles titles, including e…
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Sri Lanka crowned Asian Netball Champions.

Sri Lanka crowned Asian Netball Champions.
Sri Lanka beat Singapore to win the Asian Netball Championship and also qualify for the 2023 World Cup. Sri Lanka defeated Singapore 63 – 53 at the finals on Sunday (11) to become six-time Asian Netball Champions. Singapore were forced to settle for second at the Asian Netbal…
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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to clinch sixth Asia Cup title.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to clinch sixth Asia Cup title.
Sri Lanka produced a dominant performance to defeat Pakistan by 23 runs in the 2022 Asia Cup final on Sunday.  Bhanuka Rajapaksa (71*) and Wanindu Hasaranga (3/27) were the stars of the night for Sri Lanka as they lifted a sixth continental title in Dubai.  Being invited to b…
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Sri Lanka beats Hong Kong, enters Asian Netball Championship finals.

Sri Lanka beats Hong Kong, enters Asian Netball Championship finals.
Unbeaten Sri Lanka today (Sep 10) thrashed Hong Kong 67-43 to qualify for the final match of Asian Netball Championship 2022. The Sri Lankan team took on the Hong Kong team in the first semi-final encounter at the OCBC Arena in Singapore. In the Group A preliminary round, Sri…
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Suresh Raina announces retirement from all forms of cricket.

Suresh Raina announces retirement from all forms of cricket.
Suresh Raina, the former India batter, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Raina, who had retired from international cricket in 2020, wrote on Twitter, “It has been an absolute honour to represent my country & state UP. I would like to announce my retirem…
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Rafael Nadal stunned by Frances Tiafoe in fourth round.

Rafael Nadal stunned by Frances Tiafoe in fourth round.
Rafael Nadal has been beaten in a Grand Slam for the first time in 2022, losing to Frances Tiafoe in the US Open fourth round. American Tiafoe thrilled the home crowd with a 6-4 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over four-time champion Nadal in New York. The defeat ended the Spaniard's bid…
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Max Verstappen Wins 2022 F1 Dutch Grand Prix.

Max Verstappen Wins 2022 F1 Dutch Grand Prix.
Max Verstappen won his home race at the Dutch Grand Prix to continue his dominance of the 2022 Formula One season. Mercedes’ George Russell & Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc came at the 2nd and 3rd positions respectively.  Verstappen has now won 10 of this season’s 15 races. I…
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Viktor Axelsen wins second BWF World Championships title

Viktor Axelsen wins second BWF World Championships title
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen won his second badminton world title, beating Thailand's Kunlavut Vitidsarn 21-5, 21-16 in the final in Tokyo. World number one Axelsen has lost only one singles match this season and was too much for 21-year-old rising star Vitidsarn, who wa…
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James Anderson became the most successful pace bowler in the history.

James Anderson became the most successful pace bowler in the history.
James Anderson became the most successful pace bowler in the history of international cricket. The 40-year-old ageless pace legend accomplished this feat in the second Test against South Africa in Manchester’s Old Trafford. Anderson dismissed Simon Harmer for 16 off 48 balls…
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Max Verstappen won Belgian F1 Grand Prix 2022.

Max Verstappen won Belgian F1 Grand Prix 2022.
Red Bull’s driver Max Verstappen has won the Belgian Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022 as Hamilton crashes out. Red Bull’s Sergio Perez & Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz finished at second and third positions respectively. Verstappen has now won 9 of this season’s 14 races. It was his 7…
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Rohit Sharma Overtakes Martin Guptill.

Rohit Sharma Overtakes Martin Guptill.
Rohit Sharma overtakes Martin Guptill to become leading run scorer in T20 Internationals. Indian captain Rohit Sharma, during his half-century knock against the West Indies in the first T20I at Tarouba in Trinidad, went past New Zealand’s Martin Guptill and became the leadin…
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Virat Kohli to join list of cricketers who have played 100 matches in all 3 formats.

Virat Kohli to join list of cricketers who have played 100 matches in all 3 formats.
Former Indian skipper Virat Kohli will become the first cricketer from the country to play in 100 matches in all three formats of the game on Sunday (August 28). Virat, who will take part in his 100th T20I against Pakistan, has featured in 102 Tests and 262 ODIs till date.  …
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Pole-dancing axe thrower wins world title.

Pole-dancing axe thrower wins world title.
An Irish woman has been crowned the world axe-throwing champion after winning a competition in Canada. Ceola McGowan, from County Sligo, saw off competitors from across the world to win the World Double Bit Axe Throwing Championships on Sunday. She said she hoped her win woul…
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