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Sports Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu wins gold after P Gururaja's silver
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu wins gold after P Gururaja's silver

Star weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won the first gold for India at the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games with a power-packed performance in the women's 48 kilogram category here April 5. She has been a constant performer since her junior days. Chanu was a class apart on a day where her competitors finished miles behind her. Marie Ranaivosoa of Mauritius, who came in at second place, won silver with a total of 170 kg while Sri Lanka's Dinusha Gomes won the bronze with a total of 155 kg.

Sports Marquette King enters
Author: 0 Marquette King enters "punter's paradise" with an axe to grind

That seems like an odd call by Gruden considering King said they never met. King has always had the ability to kick the ball a mile, but he's also very accurate with it when he needs to be. And King has averaged a whopping 50 yards a punt in his five games in Denver, where he'll replace Riley Dixon , who slumped a year ago after a solid rookie season.

Sports CWG 2018: Horton ends Australia's long wait for 400 freestyle champion
Author: 0 CWG 2018: Horton ends Australia's long wait for 400 freestyle champion

Leigh Howard, Sam Welsford, Kelland O'Brien and Alex Porter blazed across the line in three minutes 49.804 seconds, smashing the mark of 3:50.265 seconds set by Britain at the Rio Olympics. McKeon, swimming the first of an expected six events during the six-day program, took the bronze. The Kiwis made the gold medal race after qualifying as the second fastest team.

Sports Tyronn Lue expected back on bench Thursday for Cavaliers
Author: 0 Tyronn Lue expected back on bench Thursday for Cavaliers

Since then, the Cavs (48-30) have put together a solid 8-1 run over the last two weeks and with the team seemingly peaking at the right time ahead of the National Basketball Association playoffs, they will be boosted by Lue's return , who, according to sources close to Cleveland .com, is ready to resume his coaching duties.

Sports Fanning's fairytale alive as he reaches final at Bells Beach
Author: 0 Fanning's fairytale alive as he reaches final at Bells Beach

The Penrith-born surfer was looking for a record 5th title at Bells Beach but will have to settle on four as he retires from competitive world surfing. But he was back on the world tour six months later - winning in front of 20,000 fans at his home break, Snapper Rocks. He punched the shark and tried to put his board between it and his body, before swimming for shore.

Sports Salah suffers injury setback in Liverpool's victory over Man City
Author: 0 Salah suffers injury setback in Liverpool's victory over Man City

He's been the crucial figure in Jurgen Klopp's system this season, but supporters' hearts were in their mouths midway through the second-half when the 25-year-old dropped to the turf clutching his thigh. He scored the opener on 12 minutes and then provided the cross for Sadio Mane to head in Liverpool's third 19 minutes later, delivering when it mattered for Klopp's team.

Sports Liverpool face anxious wait over Mohamed Salah injury
Author: 0 Liverpool face anxious wait over Mohamed Salah injury

The Egyptian winger, who joined from Roma for £37.1m last summer, was forced off in the 53rd minute with a groin injury. It was all going swimmingly for Jurgen Klopp's side as Salah's opener was followed by goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Sadio Mane in the opening thirty minutes.

Sports Kohli slams Afridi's comments on Kashmir
Author: 0 Kohli slams Afridi's comments on Kashmir

Tendulkar made these comments days after former India opener Gautam Gambhir slammed Afridi on Twitter. Twitter users in India are criticizing Shahid Afridi over his tweets on the human rights violations towards Kashmiris. "We should not be giving importance to certain people", Dev, who won India's first World Cup in 1983, said. While the Afridi's fans rallied behind him and launched a tit-for-tat response to support their favorite cricketer who as a human expressed his pain over ...

Sports How Many Masters Has Tiger Woods Won?
Author: 0 How Many Masters Has Tiger Woods Won?

Phil Mickelson caused a stir in Tuesday's practice round - and not just because he teed it up with Woods. "I think this course brings out the feel aspect of my game, which is the better side of me on the golf course". Everything should be clear, though cold, for the ceremonial first tee shots at 8:15 a.m. Temperatures will be around 42 F (5 C) but winds near 10 miles per hour will make it feel like it is in the 30s.

Sports Commonwealth Games : The whistle has been blown
Author: 0 Commonwealth Games : The whistle has been blown

Nicole van der Kaay could only collapse to the ground after finishing seventh, the highest of the New Zealander competitors, in the Commonwealth Games women's triathlon. The 31-year-old Pearson - whose glittering CV includes back-to-back golds in the 100m hurdles at the 2010 and 2014 Games - pulled out of her pet event and the 4x100m relay after her troublesome Achilles flared at training two days ago.

Sports Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Announces Creation Of Amateur Women's Championship
Author: 0 Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Announces Creation Of Amateur Women's Championship

The process took several years, and while it was meant mostly to give Augusta National more space along its perimeter, it also allows for the 510-yard 13th to be lengthened. Following the 36-hole cut, the final competitive round will take place at Augusta National Golf Club on Saturday, April 6. Augusta National Golf Club has had a reputation of keeping with tradition even to the point of being stubborn about that.

Sports Philadelphia to honor champion Wildcats with Thursday parade
Author: 0 Philadelphia to honor champion Wildcats with Thursday parade

However, the effort appeared to be in vain as many daring climbers still managed to ascend above the masses. 'I don't know what they're using but some poor guy from Villanova has to smear it all over the place, ' Radnor Police Lt. Details of the arrests were not immediately available. According to the school, there will be a championship parade for the team Thursday in Philadelphia.

Sports City coach highlights Liverpool fans' 'unacceptable' conduct in Instagram video
Author: 0 City coach highlights Liverpool fans' 'unacceptable' conduct in Instagram video

The Reds suffered a blow early on in the second period, with star-man Salah forced off with a groin injury. And manager Pep Guardiola said he "doesn't understand" the attack. Nothing is over. We needed to play better in the second half, to play football and enjoy it. However, they started the game in the sloppiest way possible and Liverpool rightly made them pay.

Sports Women told to leave sumo ring while trying to help collapsed mayor
Author: 0 Women told to leave sumo ring while trying to help collapsed mayor

Two of the women could be seen starting to dismount, but then returning to help, in a video broadcast on multiple television networks . But a referee repeatedly told them "Ladies, please get out of the ring", according to the translation provided by Japanese broadcaster NHK-the message was heard loud and clear across the gym's public speaker system.

Sports Met Éireann issues warning as heavy rainfall poses flood risk
Author: 0 Met Éireann issues warning as heavy rainfall poses flood risk

Southeasterly winds will be strong and gusty. "Rain will become widespread overnight, then heavy and persistent, and then tomorrow will be a wet and windy day". Today will be dry and bright at first this morning and frost will quickly clear. Temperatures will drop back to between 5 and 7 degrees. "Moderate to fresh southerly winds will ease with mist and fog patches forming.

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