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Euro 2016: Griezmann is France’s new ‘Mr Extra’

  MARSEILLE: He rejected comparisons with Michel Platini but Antoine Griezmann is fast becoming a France legend after a two-goal haul against Germany fired the hosts into Sunday’s Euro 2016 final against Portugal. Amid the controversial absence of Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, France have found a new …

Crowd key as Murray, Federer aim for Wimbledon final

LONDON: Home star Andy Murray and sentimental favourite Roger Federer will look to the Centre Court crowd to roar them into the Wimbledon final on Friday. Both men plan to use the goodwill of the majority of the 15,000 people inside the famous arena to steer them past …

Saina Nehwal primed for ‘Rio Super Series’

BENGALURU: With less than a month to go for the Rio Olympic Games, Saina Nehwal has a lot going her way, having ended her 14 months title drought at the Australian Open last month. But the World No. 5 conceded that the pressure of performing well at the …

Zimbabwe excursion best possibility For youngsters: Sanjay Bangar

New Delhi: Sanjay Bangar, India’s instruct for Zimbabwe excursion, has said the crew’s upcoming restrained-overs fixtures towards the minnows will be a good opportunity for the children to show their mettle in global cricket. Former India and Railways all-rounder Bangar, was ultimate month named the teach for the …