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Tokyo governor warns of spiralling 2020 costs

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Tokyo's governor has warned that the bill for the city's 2020 Olympics could yet spiral out of control despite exhaustive efforts to rein in runaway costs.

Federer wants Rafa as Laver Cup doubles partner

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Roger Federer has revealed that he wants to join forces in doubles with arch rival Rafael Nadal at the inaugural Laver Cup this year.

India Vs Australia, Face-Off: Virat Kohli Vs Mitchell Starc

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While many Australians, including Michael Hussey, Glenn Maxwell and David Warner have said they won't go after Virat Kohli verbally, it would be too much to expect Mitchell Starc to be completely quiet, especially if the Indian skipper were to come in to bat early on.

Harika in quarterfinals of World Championship

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Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika made it to the quarterfinals of World Women's Chess Championship after defeating Sopiko Guramishvili of Georgia 3.5-2.5 in the second set of tie-break games here.

Egypt court upholds death sentences for 10 over football riot

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An Egyptian court today upheld the death sentences to 10 people convicted of rioting that killed 74 fans and injured over 500 at a football match in 2012. The appeals court's decision excluded an 11th defendant who also received the death penalty in June 2015.

Arsene Wenger worried about Sutton United’s artificial pitch

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Sutton United’s artificial pitch could cause his side problems and warned against complacency when they visit the National League team in the fifth round of the FA Cup later on Monday.

Australia Will Not Sledge Virat Kohli: David Warner

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Australia vice-captain David Warner surprised Indian cricket fans on Sunday when he said that they do not intend to sledge Virat Kohli. Known for playing mind games, Warner indicated that they will not sledge the in-form India skipper in the upcoming four-match Test series, beginning February 23. The first match will be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium in Pune.

IPL Auction 2017: Tymal Mills Registers Tearaway Figures, Claimed For Rs 12 Crore By Royal Challengers Bangalore

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England left-arm fast bowler Tymal Mills made a sensational entry into the IPL 2017 as he was claimed by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for Rs. 12 crore.

Afridi announces international retirement

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The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup.

Ben Stokes taken by Pune Supergiants for whopping Rs 14.50 Cr

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes was the costliest buy after the first round of IPL players' auction today, going to Rising Pune Supergiants for a whopping Rs 14.50 crore (USD 2.16 million) after an intense bidding war.