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Europa League: Liverpool FC, Borussia Dortmund seal their place in draw for quarter-finals

Europa League: Liverpool FC, Borussia Dortmund seal their place in draw for quarter-finals

March 18: Liverpool eased past Manchester United to seal their place in the draw for thequarter-finals of the Europa League, where Borussia Dortmund and holders Sevilla are looking like the teams to beat. Jurgen Klopp`s side saw off old rivals Manchester United as a 1-1 second-leg draw at Old Trafford on Thursday saw them win their last-16 tie 3-1 on aggregate. United had

Saina Nehwal slips to 6th in BWF ranking

March 18: A quarterfinal loss at the All England Championship saw Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal slip three places down the rung to the sixth spot in the latest BWF world rankinghere on Thursday. Saina, who turned 26 today, went through injuries last year and missed out on a few tournaments this season, including the Syed Modi

Roger Federer to make return at next week’s Miami Open

March 18: World number three Roger Federer said via Twitter on Thursday that he will return from knee surgery a little earlier than expected at the Miami Open next week. Federer, using a series of emojis, indicated a flight from Europe to the United States, followed by symbols of an orange, sunshine, a palm tree, a

Vijender Singh heads to London for next professional fight

March 17: With four professional wins in the bag already, Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh returns to action on April 2 — against a yet to be named opponent — at the Harrow Leisure Centre in London. Vijender blew away Hungary’s Alexander Horvath at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday night to record his fourth successive

Gayle’s skill level was quite up, says Morgan

March 17:England skipper Eoin Morgan has said Chris Gayle’s skill level was “quite up”, putting into perspective the onslaught the big-hitting Jamaican unleashed on his bowlers in their opening ICC World T20 fixture here. Gayle smashed a sensational unbeaten century, studded with 11 towering sixes, to single-handedly take West Indies to a comprehensive six-wicket victory

Champions League: Injury-hit Manchester City FC reach quarter-finals for first time

March 16:  Injuries to centre-backs Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi overshadowed proceedings as Manchester City reached the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time after drawing 0-0 with Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday. Leading 3-1 from last month`s away leg, Manuel Pellegrini`s side completed the job in forgettable fashion, with Jesus Navas`s shot against the post

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