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Indians add 2 gold, 1 bronze in Asian Indoor Games

Indians add 2 gold, 1 bronze in Asian Indoor Games

  • India's impressive show in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games continued as their athletes added two gold and one bronze. 
  • Govindan Lakshmanan and PU Chitra clinched a gold each in men's 5000m and women's 1500m races while Dharmender won the bronze in men's freestyle 70kg belt wrestling.
  • India are now at ninth spot in the medal tally.
Steve Smith faces challenging phase: Clarke

Steve Smith faces challenging phase: Clarke

  • Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke said Steve Smith is in the middle of a challenging phase as captain.
  • He added Smith must define the way for Australia's comeback in the ongoing ODI series against India.
  • Clarke said David Warner will be back amongst the runs.
Rodriguez does the star turn on Bayern debut

Rodriguez does the star turn on Bayern debut

  • James, on loan from Real Madrid, scored the second goal and cleverly set up the third.
  • He also played a part in winning the penalty which got Bayern off the mark.
  • Bayern's win put them on 12 points from five games and took them top.
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Four-star Messi stars in Barcelona's victory

Four-star Messi stars in Barcelona's victory

  • Messi's magic touch gave what had been a solid but unspectacular Barcelona performance some sparkle.
  • The Argentinian was at his brilliant best as he lethally picked off the demoralised Basque.
  • Valencia moved up to third after romping to a 5-0 win over bottom side Malaga with Simone Zaza netting a hat-trick.
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