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  • Bobsleigh-Friedrich's German team extend lead in four-man
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Robin Uthappa's 72 takes KKR to post 187, Gujarat Lions need 188 runs

Kolkata, Apr 21 (UNI) Robin Uthappa's 48-ball-72-run powered Kolkata Knight Riders
to post 187/5 against Gujarat Lions at Vivo IPL at Eden Gardens here tonight.
It was hard-hitter Uthappa's second half-ton at Eden (28th time in T20) on trot after
his 68 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Thirty-one-year-old Uthappa also boasted to have share highest 59-run 2nd wicket
partnership with Gautam Gambhir. Uthappa faced 48-ball and hit eight 4s and two sixes.
Sent to bat first KKR began in whirlwind fashion as opener Sunil Narine batting with
skipper Gautam Gambhir was in belligerent mood hitting all the bowlers.
Bowlers Praveen Kumar, J Faulker and Basil Thampi conceded 12,17 and 15 runs in
their first over respectively.
His blasting prompted rival captain Suresh Raina to come and bowl and his delivery
clicked the issue. Left hander Sunil Narain on his big attempt skied up and Faulker had
no trouble to hold when the West Indian scored 42 runs in 17 deliveries.
His highest score in T20 studded with 9 boundaries and a six with no single run.
After first wicket fall at 45, another left handed batsman Gautam Gambhir continued
to keep on run rate with his hit and run method with new partner Robin Uthappa.
But the captain could go far as he also lifted sky high of a Faulker delivery and Suresh
Raina held on his safe hands.
Gambhir's 33 came from 28-ball with two to the fence and a six. Fifty nine runs came
in 2nd wicket for the hosts.
Manish Pandey scored 24 and Yusuf Pathan was unbeaten on 11.
P Kumar, J Faulkner, Basil Thampi and Suresh Raina were taken one wicket each
conceding 24, 38, 48 and 11 runs respectively.
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Russia barred from flying flag at Games closing ceremony

25 Feb 2018 | 7:59 AM

By Karolos Grohmann
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) dashed Russian athletes' hopes of marching behind their national flag at the Winter Games on Sunday, deciding against immediately lifting Russia's Olympic suspension after fresh doping violations.

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Curling-Sweden take gold to end Korean fairytale run

25 Feb 2018 | 7:52 AM

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) Sweden beat South Korea 8-3 to claim their third women's curling gold medal in four Winter Games on Sunday, ending the 'Garlic Girls' fairytale Olympic run that captivated the home nation.

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Bobsleigh-Friedrich's German team extend lead in four-man

25 Feb 2018 | 7:34 AM

By Simon Evans
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) Francesco Friedrich's four-man German bobsleigh team extended their lead after the third run and were perfectly poised for a gold medal at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Sunday.

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IOC executive recommends Russia not fly flag at Games

25 Feb 2018 | 7:06 AM

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 25 (Reuters) The International Olympic Committee's executive board has recommended Russian athletes not be allowed to march behind the national flag at the closing ceremony of the Pyeongchang Winter Game later on Sunday.

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Schwartzman, Verdasco win semis to set up Rio Open final

25 Feb 2018 | 5:25 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 25 (Reuters) Argentine Diego Schwartzman beat Nicolas Jarry 7-5 6-2 on Saturday to reach the final of the Rio Open and set up a showdown with Fernando Verdasco after the Spaniard beat Fabio Fognini 6-1 7-5.

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