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Lakshya Sen sails into semis of China Masters

Lingshui, Mar 15 (UNI) Asian junior champion Lakshya Sen continued his sensational performance as he sailed into he men's singles semi-finals of China Masters badminton tournament with a victory over China's fourth-seeded Zeqi Zhou on Friday.
Lakshya who is ranked 104 in the world beat the Chinese player of the 42nd Rankings in the quarter-finals by 16-21, 21-15, 21-19 in a struggling fight for an hour and a minute. He won the match by having a great comeback after losing the first game.
Lakshya got bye in the first round while in the second round, he defeated the Loh Kean Yew of Singapore by 21-12, 21-13 in 34 minutes.
Indian player defeated Korea's Yoo Hyun-young by 21-14 21-15 in 46 minutes in the third round match.
Lakshya Sen will face China's Weng Hongyang of the 258th in the semifinal.
He defeated Hongyang in the Asian Junior Championships in 2016.
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Kenya volleyball team defeats Uganda to qualify for 2019 All-Africa Games

22 May 2019 | 2:11 PM

Kampala, May 22 (Xinhua) Kenya's national women's volleyball team finished top in the Africa Zone 5 qualifiers, booking a place at the 2019 All-Africa Games in Morocco in August.

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Indian runner Gomathi fails dope test, suspended provisionally

Indian runner Gomathi fails dope test, suspended provisionally

22 May 2019 | 2:10 PM

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) India's 800m Asian Athletics Championships gold medallist Gomathi Marimuthu has been provisionally suspended after being tested positive for a banned substance at last month's Doha Asians and the Federation Cup.

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Zhu-less China lose to Brazil 3-0 in women's Nations League opener

22 May 2019 | 1:48 PM

Brasilia, May 22 (Xinhua) China's women missed star player Zhu Ting as they lost 3-0 to Brazil in their opening match at the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Nations League.

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Man United join battle for Brazilian striker Pedro

22 May 2019 | 11:19 AM

Rio de Janeiro, May 22 (Xinhua) Manchester United have joined the race to sign highly rated Fluminense striker Pedro, according to media reports in Brazil.

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Costa Rica captain Ruiz resumes training with eye on Gold Cup

22 May 2019 | 10:51 AM

Rio de Janeiro, May 22 (Xinhua) Costa Rica national team captain Bryan Ruiz has returned to training with Brazilian club Santos as he bids to prove his fitness ahead of this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

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