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Nov 142017
If Indian basketball players get a stint abroad, that will make them better, says Tim Mottin, Hawks coach
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) refused to comply with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)  stating players' privacy. BCCI a private body not funded by the government feels no binding, despite consistent pressure from WADA over the year. The Sports Ministry has ordered the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) to make sure Indian cricketers are subjected to dope-testing, initially In-Competition and then Out-of-Competition testing.
. . New Delhi: Rahul Dravid downplayed over the speculations of Virat Kholi being denied the rest during the Test series against Sri Lanka begining next month, in order to keep him fresh for the tour to South Africa This is with the background where Virat had recently spoken about Indian cricketers burnout due to overplaying of top players in tests,one-dayer, twenty-20, IPL both in India and Abroad.
Indian shuttle icons P.V.Sindhu at Rs.48.75 lakhs, Srikant at Rs.56.10 lakhs, got the highest bidding in the auctioning held on 9th October at Hyderabad, for the Premier Badminton League PBL. Rio Olympics Gold Medalist Carolina Marin from Spain was bought for a base price of Rs.50 Lakhs.
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Curtains to go up on the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be played on the Indian soil.India is playing for the first time ever in the world cup, being the host country to the World cup for Under-17. Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala where thousands of football lovers are eagerly waiting to see the first match.Nehru stadium will be hosting some of the best teams like Brazil,Spain,North Korea and Niger, along with Germany who are the current Senior FIFA World  Cup championhips. One of the best matches could be between Brazil and Spain to thrilling finish.
 5-Medal champion, Mary Kom who energised Indian woman to set goals which every ordinary woman can achieve by determination, has been included in the 48 kg category at Asian Woman's Boxing championship to be held in Vietnam from 2nd to 11th November 2017. Mary com has switched to her favourite  48 kg from 51 kg category. she will represent India for the 6th time along with Neeraj in 51 kg, Shiksha 54 kg, Sonia Lather 7 kg, Pavitra 60 kg, L.Saritha Devi 64 kg, Lovelina 69 kg, Pooja Rani 75 kg, Sweety Bora 81 kg and Feema in 81 kg representatively. 
There is a piece of good news for cricket lovers in the state capital. Giving wings to their dreams of watching their favorite cricketers play live, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) will take over the Greenfield International Stadium in Kariavattom for a stipulated period of time. If the KCA's takeover of the stadium materializes, Kariavattom will host the international matches to be allotted to the state association. Possibly, the stadium will be the venue for a couple of IPL matches as well in the next edition of the tournament.  
India rode on Virat Kohli (76*) and Shikhar Dhawan’s (78) 128-run stand to defeat South Africa by eight wickets to seal ICC Champions Trophy 2017 semi-final berth. Earlier, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah picked two wickets each as India dismissed South Africa for 191 in a must-win Group B game . After opting to field, India were left frustrated by the resilience of Quinton De Kock (53) and Hashim Amla (35). However, they suffered a couple of run outs to be reduced from 140/3 to 191 all out in less than 20 overs. India is likely to face Bangladesh in the last four clash.
MUMBAI INDIANS clinched a dramatic one-run victory against Rising Pune Supergiant to win the Indian Premier League.   Mumbai Indians created history by becoming the first team to win the IPL for a record three times, when they beat Rising Pune Supergiant, the team they had lost to thrice earlier in the tournament, by one run in the final in Hyderabad on Sunday night.
  In a sensational development sprint legend  Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after a teammate was caught doping. The decision which follows the re-testing of hundreds of samples from the Beijing Games, means that Bolt loses one of the three gold medals he won at that Olympics.
One of the all time batting greats and former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid declined to accept an honorary doctorate degree conferred on him by the Bangalore University, saying that he would like to accomplish research in the field of sports and then earn the degree. One of Karnataka and Bengaluru's favourite sons, Dravid went on to represent India in 164 Test matches and scored 13,288 runs, the second most by an Indian in cricket's oldest format after Sachin Tendulkar.

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Nov 172017
Sanjay Leela Bhansali film “Padmavathi” could disrupt law and order in Uttar Pradesh, requests Information and Broadcasting Ministry as the film allegedly depict distortion of facts.UP Govt.