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India can qualify for 2022 football World Cup: Sachin Tendulkar

Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar batted for football in Kolkata on Sunday, saying that with the 2017 Under-17 World Cup coming to the country, qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup is a realistic goal. “2022 sounds like a realistic target. We are hosting the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, so it sounds realistic… I would like to believe that,” Tendulkar ...

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Viswanathan Anand starts off in style in London Chess Classic

LONDON: Indian ace Viswanathan Anand put the disappointing loss in the World Championship behind him and started his campaign in style by beating local Luke McShane in the first ‘A’ group game of the London Chess Classic. Anand’s victory came after some precise calculation and deft manoeuvres on his 44th birthday, leaving McShane gasping from a point where he thought ...

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